A fabulous new family-friendly festival is coming to Warrington this August.
FamFest Warrington, the brainchild of Wire FM founder Pete Pinnington, takes place at Orford Jubilee Park on Saturday and Sunday 11th-12th August and promises a weekend of amazing activities and events for all the family.
Tickets went on sale via www.famfestwarrington.co.uk at 9am on Friday 27th April, and there is a special early bird offer running for a limited time only.
The action-packed event runs from 11am to 10pm each day and will feature a host of fantastic activity zones, attractions and household names, including Mister Maker and The Basil Brush Show who will be on hand to entertain the little ones.
A packed programme on the main stage will feature top tribute acts playing homage to stars like Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars and Little Mix.
On Saturday 11th August the weekend will kick off in style with live performances throughout the day by tribute artists who will bring crowds all the hits from Will Smith, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars and Michael Jackson.
There will also be live shows and performances by Beauty & The Beast, The Minions, Mister Maker and Basil Brush, PLUS an extra special performance by Warringtonian - and winner of BBC's The Voice 2017 - Mo Jamil.
Sunday 12th August will include live performances on the big stage by tributes to Jesse J, Katy Perry, Jess Glynne, Taylor Swift, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers, Lionel Richie, Coldplay, Little Mix, George Michael and Take That. Young festival-goers will also love the live shows and performances from Beauty & The Beast, The Minions and Basil Brush.
Visitors to FamFest Warrington will also be able to meet a vast range of characters throughout the two day festival including Darth Vader and Stormtroopers, Balthazar Bratz and The Minions, Beauty & The Beast, Ironman, Hulk, Mr T (A-Team), princesses and many more!
FamFest Warrington is a ticketed event. Along with regular ticket prices, there are also upgrade options to VIP, family VIP or weekend tickets.
Ticket entry will give visitors access to Sports Zone, Kids Zone and Circus Skills activities, the Basil Brush Show, a Kids Craft Zone with Disney's Art Attack present Lloyd Warbey, Character Zone and a Princesses Pamper Pavilion as well as the main stage tributes. Mister Maker and his live shows are also there, but only on the Saturday.
There will also be food and drink available to buy, including a fully licensed bar, and a VIP Marquee.
Founder Pete Pinnington said: "Since helping to launch Warrington's first commercial radio station, Wire FM, in 1998, I've always wanted to launch Warrington's first major family festival. And why not 20 years later?"
"My event management company Pete Pinnington Presents organises and supports numerous clients events across the UK. We also create and deliver many unique events for our shopping and town centre clients. These include family-friendly half term and summer themed events along with Christmas Light switch ons."
"My company and I have the infrastructure and excellent support team around us to ensure we deliver a truly memorable and enjoyable family festival for all ages to enjoy and Warrington to be proud of."
Event: FamFest Warrington
Venue: Orford Jubilee Park
Dates: Saturday 10th August & Sunday 11th August
All Under 3's go free
Early Bird Offer - Monday 30th April to Friday 25th May
- Child (3-15 years) - Half Price @ £12.50 (inc fees)
- VIP Child (3-15 years) - £22.50 (inc fees) Can only be purchased with a family ticket.
- Adult - £25.00 (inc fees) £5 saving off general release
- VIP Adult - £40.00 (inc fees) £10 saving off general release.
- Family (2 adults & 2 children aged 3 -15) - £60.00 (inc fees) £10 saving off general release
- VIP Family (2 adults & 2 children aged 3 -15) - £90.00 (inc fees) £10 saving off general release
- Child (3-15 years) - Half Price @ £20.00 (inc fees)
- VIP Child (3-15 years) - £30.00 (inc fees) Can only be purchased with a family ticket.
- Adult - £40.00 (inc fees) £10 saving off general release
- VIP Adult - £60.00 (inc fees) £10 saving off general release.
- Family (2 adults & 2 children aged 3 -15) - £90.00 (inc fees) £30 saving off general release
- VIP Family (2 adults & 2 children aged 3 -15) - £120.00 (inc fees) £30 saving off general release
Disclaimer: Details provided are believed to be correct at time of writing, but are of course subject to change. I would therefore always recommend visiting the companies own website in order to obtain the most up to date information.