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Frequently asked questions

Where can I get up to date news and info about Forres Live?

Keep up to date on our Facebook page and right here on the website. 

Where can I get my ticket?

Just head to our ticket page or click here. You will exchange your digital or self-printed ticket for a wristband on arrival at Grant Park for the party.

Where is the party?

Forres Live will take place in Grant Park, Forres on May 9 2020.

Forres is easy to get to by all modes of transport – Click here for Google Maps

 

  • By Road – Forres is situated on the A96, between Inverness and Aberdeen with Inverness being located just 26 miles away to the west.
  • By Bus – Forres is on a well serviced bus route operated by Stagecoach and there are bus stops right outside Grant Park.
  • By Rail – Forres Railway Station is just a stone’s throw from Grant Park and is on the train line that from Inverness and Aberdeen. Grant Park is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the station and a very short taxi ride.

Are there different types of tickets available?

Yes, we have Gold Day Passes, VIP Day Passes and Young Person's Gold Passes (For Under 18s) on sale. Subject to availability.  This event is for anyone who loves a party. Under 5s go FREE but please note you still need to pop some tickets in the basket for them, so we know they are coming.

What does a VIP Day Pass get me?

Your VIP Day Pass will ensure a great day out with fast track entry, a drink on arrival, a buffet in the VIP area, posh bogs and front of stage access!

What does a Gold Day Pass get me?

Your Gold Day Pass will ensure a great day out enjoying a dozen bands performing for 10-hours non-stop! You’ll be in good company, in a stunning location and there will be access to bars and food outlets all day long.

Where can I ditch the car?

We strongly recommend that party-goers take public transport where possible or park elsewhere in the (limited) public car parks situated around the town of Forres.  

Limited disabled parking will be available to the west of Grant Park in the car park next to Forres Police Station. Please ensure your Blue badge is on display to assist our parking volunteers. 

What time can I arrive?

The party starts at 1pm. We will allow our guests to come and go until 8pm then it will be a strict ‘no entry/no return’ policy after that time.

Keep watching the Facebook page and website for a full gig guide nearer to the event.

I have an enquiry regarding my tickets, who can I contact?

You need to contact the ticketing agency that you purchased your ticket from.

Can we bring the kids?

Yes you can. Under 5s go FREE but please note you still need to pop some tickets in the basket for them, so we know they are coming. Our Young Person's Gold Pass is for those Under 18 and I.D will be required. All under-16s must be accompanied by an adult AGED 21 & OVER.

Can I bring something?

This our party for you, so no you don’t need to bring anything! Food and drink will be available to purchase from our licensed bars and food outlets. Bags may be subject to searches.  As the main stage is covered you also won’t need to bring an umbrella and we do have a beer garden where you can sit and enjoy the entertainment.

You are permitted to bring foldable chairs and blankets but these won't be permitted under the big top tent.

Will there be a cash machine at the party?

No cash machines will be provided at the event however a short stroll into the High Street will give you access to a number of cash machines. Remember you cannot leave and then return to the venue after 7pm.

What if it rains?

Our Main Stage is undercover, and the event will only be cancelled if conditions become dangerous.

Remember the dos: 

  • Do wear your wristband at all times.
  • Do bring clothing suitable for all weather conditions.
  • Do put any rubbish in bins provided for you.
  • Do consider others when moving around the venue.
  • Do consider local residents when entering and exiting the venue.
  • Do tune into local media for traffic updates.

Please be aware that roads in and around Forres are expected to be very busy on the day of the event. You should allow plenty of time to travel to the party. The hosts or their partners cannot be held responsible for delays getting to the venue or getting out of the venue. Please follow signs and instructions from Police and safety stewards.