When & Where
#Oceanfest19 takes place from Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd June 2019 in Croyde, North Devon
Friday noon – 11pm
Saturday noon – 11pm
Sunday noon – 9pm
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Be sure to secure your tickets as soon as possible, as they are available for a LIMITED period only. There are NO tickets for individual performances.
There are four types of tickets available – Adult, Children (U18’s), Under 6s and Family tickets.
Children 0-5 years need an “Under 6” ticket.
Children 6 to 18 years need an “Under 18” Ticket in order to attend.
All under 16’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is over 21 years old and this adult must remain on site throughout the weekend.
Age restrictions apply. Proof of age /ID may be required.
ID accepted onsite:
• Photo card driving licence issued by the DVLA
• Passport (photocopies not accepted)
• PASS: The National Proof of Age Standards Scheme
More than just music!
We’re busy working on our 2019 line up, but you can check out last year’s line up below2018 Line Up
The festival uses strobes and strobing effect lighting and AV, which may affect people with photo sensitive epilepsy.
The very backbone of Oceanfest is the dozen or so competitive sports that culminate over the 3 day event, incorporating disciplines and activities such as Surfing, Beach Volleyball, Beach Soccer, Paddle Racing and Open Water Swimming.
King & Queen of the Beach presented by Parkdean Resorts (beach volleyball)
Rip Curl Gromsearch (Surfing)
AWARD WINNING EDUCATION DAY
Schools day on Friday 15th sees 1200 year 6 kids from schools throughout Devon descending to Croyde in the Biosphere reserve for the opportunity to experience new and exciting challenges, thus making them aware of the fragility of our coastal playgrounds, with an emphasis on making responsible personal and environmental choices, each for self preservation.
Petroc our official Education partners alongside the North Devon Council will not only help in delivering the schools day activities but also have their usual engaging presence in the arena. Batak walls, beauty treatments, simulated triathlon, giant jenga, circus and art workshops and other fun options are offered by their marketing team and students throughout the weekend.
RIPCURL GROMSEARCH BEACHVOLLEYBALL & BEACH SOCCER TOURNAMENT
CRAFT & DRAUGHT TENT COCKTAIL BAR STANS ORIGINAL 2ND STAGE & CIDER GARDEN DJ’S…
THE COMEDY AVENGERS FAIR RIDES INFLATABLES SAMBA BAIA
STREET FOOD + CATCH IT COOK IT DEMO VINTAGE WARES BODY MARBLING CHILL & CHARGE ZONES
SURF LIFESAVING OPENWATER SWIM MORNING YOGA BOOTCAMP
MOVEZ MANIAX OUTDOOR CIRCUS SHOW LITTLE REDS READING HOOD STORY TELLING
RISE & SHINE CRAFT TENT & THE BEST VIEW IN THE WORLD!
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING
• Entry eTicket
• Camera (pocket sized for personal use only)
• Mobile Phone
• Sun Cream and a Hat
• Strong shoes
• Any medications that you need
Only bring what you can afford to lose and we would encourage you not to bring anything that would cause unnecessary rubbish.
THINGS YOU CAN AND CAN’T BRING
Remember when packing to come to the festival the following things that are not allowed. Your bag may be searched at the entrances. Remember when packing that glass is not allowed at the festival for safety reasons.
NOT ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL AT ALL:
• Glass – no glass is allowed onsite for safety reasons
• No alcohol, flasks or cans can be brought into the arena*.
• Illegal substances
• Nitrous Oxide
• Portable Laser Equipment and Pens
• Unauthorised Professional Film or Video Equipment*
• Audio Recorders
• Megaphones and Air Horns
• Spray Cans
• Fireworks or flares
• Chinese or Sky Lanterns
• Any item which may be considered a weapon
• Animals (other than registered guide or hearing dogs)
• Sound systems
• Unofficial tabards or reflective jackets
• Unauthorised items for trading, including any goods using unauthorised event logos
• Large picnics/hampers
*Pocket-sized cameras are normally permitted for personal use. Cameras with detachable telephoto lenses will not be allowed through the arena entrances. Professional cameras and video/audio equipment are strictly prohibited. Live video/audio recordings made without the permission of the artiste/promoter are prohibited.
** Only sealed plastic bottles of water 500ml or under, sealed cartons of juice 500ml or under or EMPTY reusable water bottles will be permitted into the arena.
All the above items will be confiscated. Anyone resisting confiscation of disallowed items may be evicted.
2018 will be the last year visitors will be able to bring single-use plastic bottles into Oceanfest.
In the arena
There are toilets at the east end of the arena. These toilets will be “polyjohn” type toilets. All of these toilet blocks will be cleaned and serviced from top to bottom throughout the weekend. Hand sanitizer is installed at all toilet blocks.
Disabled toilets are available next to the first aid point in the arena.
GoldCoast Oceanfest is an open air non seated event.
All public and working enclosed spaces onsite are no smoking, including all tents and marquees onsite. This includes electric cigarettes.
If you do smoke, please use the butt bins to dispose of your cigarette ends.
Bar staff will ask for proof of age whenever a customer appears to be under 23 – so if you think there is a chance you may be asked, best bring some photo ID and get it ready to show as you go to buy your drink.
It is down to you to prove that you are over 18 and you will need to do this before you are able to buy alcohol.
Forms of ID that can be accepted are:
• Photo card driving licence issued by the DVLA
There are plenty of outlets on site selling food and drink, ranging from burritos, burgers, pizza, doughnuts, coffee bars, noodles, fish and chips, curry – all foods and foodies are catered for and covering the globe, from Mexico, Chinese and Indian.
Please note that camping is NOT included or offered as part of the ticket price. Where you stay outside of the festival hours of operation is your responsibility. During the festival, availability is at a premium, we suggest you book as soon as possible, to avoid disappointment. We do not condone free, unsupervised or unauthorised camping.