BEST VALUE MUSIC FESTIVALS

Best Value Music Festivals
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BEST VALUE MUSIC FESTIVALS



Written by Don't Panic
19 Thursday 19th October 2017

Pre-sale tickets for 2018 festivals across the UK are now on sale so and people everywhere will be rushing to cop them. But have you ever wondered which events are really the best value for money? And which events  you should actually be buying tickets for? Of Course you maybe have!

So here’s a helpful cost breakdown for all you penny pinching, tent hopping, pill popping music festival lovers!

 

Glastonbury came out on top in terms of value for money, with fans saving £224 by heading to the iconic festival, compared to seeing each band individually. The daily cost of the weekend ticket was £81, with the average ticket price of Saturday’s main stage bands totalling a staggering £305. But, to be honest the

Parklife in Manchester was the least cost effective festival to attend. The average total ticket cost of the Saturday acts was £113, with a daily cost of £65, giving festival goers the smallest saving of just £48. However, you do have to d

Latitude topped the list for the most expensive Saturday night headline act, as tickets to Mumford and Sons’ most recent UK tour averaging £65. They were followed closely by Eminem, the headline act for Reading and Leeds, with an average ticket cost of £64. Arcade Fire, the main event on Saturday for Isle of Wight attendees, were third most expensive: tickets for their upcoming UK stadium tour average £63.

The best value for money festivals are (in order):

 

Festival Name

2017 weekend ticket cost, per day

Combined average cost of concert tickets for Saturday main stage bands

Money saved

Glastonbury

£81

£304

£223.75

Isle of Wight

£65.84

£275

£209.96

Wireless

£53.34

£248

£195.56

Reading & Leeds

£71

£259

£188.85

Kendal Calling

£33.75

£179

£145.25

Lovebox

£63.13

£191

£127.89

V Festival

£94.50

£208

£113.85

Bestival

£45.25

£144

£98.75

Download

£65

£163

£98.45

Green Man

£47.25

£143

£96.35

Latitude

£65.84

£150

£84.76

Parklife

£65.73

£113

£48.17

 

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