Download Festival 2021: Cancelation confirmed but 2022 headliners announced and how to get tickets

CALLING all rock fans, we have bad news, Download won't be taking place in 2021.

The festival will instead return in June 2022, and promises to be bigger and better than ever with three huge headliners.

Posting on their website, Download confirmed that "following the announcement of the Government's roadmap and despite the extraordinary efforts the NHS have put in to roll out the vaccine we can sadly now confirm that Download Festival will no longer be taking place this year, but we have exciting news for 2022."

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They have announced they'll be back on June 10 – 12 2022, with headliners KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro.

Those who had tickets for the 2021 edition will be able to carry them over to next year.

If you're looking for 2022 then here's everything you need to know.

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When is Download Festival 2022?

Download Festival 2022 will take place on June 10 – 12 2022.

Where is Download Festival 2022?

Download Festival takes place in Donnington Park in Leicestershire, England.

How to get tickets to Download Festival 2022?

Fancy going to Download 2022? You can get tickets from Ticketmaster here.

If you already tickets for 2021 these tickets will roll over to next year.

On their website, Download said: "You are very welcome to retain your ticket and carry it over to next year. Alternatively, you will be able to receive a refund from your ticket agent. Look out for an e-mail from them very soon and please only contact them if you have not been contacted after 5 days as they are very busy at this time.

"Please read our refund FAQ’s before emailing with any questions – it’s likely you’ll find your answer there!"

Who is headlining Download 2022?

KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro are headlining Download 2022; it's going to be a corker.

Can you camp at Download Festival?

Yes, you can camp at Download Festival!

Its built into the price of your ticket, and there are a number of options to choose from including Quiet Camping, Three or Five Night, Eco Camping and more options.

How much are tickets to Download Festival?

Download ticket prices vary ending on the ticket type purchased, such as instalment plans, five day or three weekend options and luxury options. 

You can find the most up to date ticket prices here.

Camp Bestival has announced it's return, you can find out more here.

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