Lloyds Amphitheatre, Bristol Harbourside 29th June, 30th June & 1st July 2018

Festival opening times are :

Friday 29th June (Pit Crew Only) - TBC

Saturday 30th June –  TBC

Sunday 1st July –  TBC 


Volunteer at Grillstock

We’ve got lots of opportunities to volunteer at the festival, from helping out on the gate and the BBQ competition to working the bars. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to get involved!


What does my ticket include?

Your ticket includes entrance to the Festival for the day or whole weekend (as applicable) and includes all music entertainment. It also gives you access to sample the competition food from some of the King of the Grill rounds and the BBQ Academy master classes. Please note these are based on a first come first served basis so arrive early to avoid disappointment.


What’s included in a Pit Crew ticket?

Pit crew tickets include 4 free drinks, 2 free meals, and a £15 merch voucher. As well as entrance all weekend and to the Friday night party.


Kids ticket policy

Children 0 – 4 years do not need a ticket.

Children 5 – 15 years need a Child Ticket in order to attend.

Teenagers 16 and over must have a standard Day or Weekend Ticket. All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old and this adult must remain on site with the child.

Age restrictions apply. Proof of age/ID may be required.

Grillstock Festival may contain acts unsuitable for children.

We provide kids entertainment at the festival.


I have lost my ticket email, how can I access my tickets?

Login to Ticket Fairy. You can find your tickets under ‘My Tickets’


Re-Entry Policy

You will be allowed to leave and re-enter the festival as long as you have a valid wristband.


Refund Policy

There are no refunds, credits or exchanges on all tickets unless the event has been canceled or postponed.


How much food is on-site?

LOTS! We have many catering stands on site that will be offering great food. You will also find plenty of the exhibitors wanting to show off their latest BBQ kit, and will be more than happy for you to sample their cooking!


Can I bring my own food and drink?

Unless you require certain food or drinks for medical reasons, no food or drink from outside is allowed on-site. Bag searches are carried out at the entrance.


Can I bring my dog?

No. Given the number of visitors and activities that are taking place we’re afraid Grillstock needs to be a dog free zone. Guide dogs are of course welcome.


Is there camping on site?

Being a city centre event there is no camping on site.


Is the site wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the site is in the city centre and on hard ground so very wheelchair friendly – there are also disabled facilities available.



There is no parking available on-site but there are a few car parks close by.

Wapping Wharf – Wapping Road Sat £2.50/Sun £1.50

Millennium Square, Cannons Way (very close)

Bristol Harborside, Cannons Way (very close)



Clifton Hotels in Bristol have five hotels to suit all budgets.

Berkeley Suites
Berkeley Square Hotel
Clifton Hotel
Rodney Hotel
Washington Guesthouse

There are many hotels in Bristol city centre close to the festival site, here are a few we can recommend:

 Marriot Bristol

Travel Lodge Bristol Central

Ibis Bristol Centre Hotel


Prohibited items & Bag checks

For festival attendees welfare and safety, illegal substances will not be allowed on-site, this includes nitrous oxide gas. Those caught in possession of, or dealing in illegal substances will be processed in accordance with the law.

We do not permit any of the following items anywhere on site: portable laser equipment and pens, spray cans, fireworks and flares, Chinese lanterns, animals, alcohol or anything that we consider could be used as a weapon.

It is a condition of entry that you agree to be searched when you enter the site and whenever you enter the performance arena. If you are found to be carrying prohibited items then we may confiscate them or remove you from the festival.


Conditions of entry

As a condition of entry you irrevocably consent to being photographed, filmed or sound recorded for TV, Video, DVD, Webcast or other marketing or public broadcast as part of the audience or by security CCTV.