Is Beach Dreams festival free and do I need a ticket?
The festival is completely free to enter, but you will need to pay for rides, food and drinks and some activities. You do NOT need a ticket to enter.
What are festival timings?
Friday 4pm- 10pm
What time is the Children’s Parade on the Saturday?
The parade starts from Shoreham Beach Primary School, Shingle Road
Arrive 10.45 to make sure you don’t miss the start!
Leaves promptly at 11 am arrives Beach Green 11.30
Are dogs allowed?
No unfortunately we run a no dogs policy in the main Beach Green for various reasons including health and safety of your dog in the unsheltered noisy festival grounds, some people fear dogs, dog mess etc.
However dogs are allowed on the south green where toilet blocks are located.
Can I park?
The is a pay and display car park next to Shoreham Beach Green, but space is limited.
There is some on street parking locally.
However we recommend you walk , cycle , scoot etc to Beach Green to avoid blocking the roads.
Is Glass allowed on site?
No glass allowed on site and regular walk round checks are carried out. The licence states no glass on site whatsoever. Please decant to plastic before you leave home, or it will be done at the gate.
Can I bring alcohol?
Yes, but bear in mind the free family festival is purely funded by bar takings.
Will my bag be searched?
Yes every bag will be searched on entry and re-entering the site.
Is site accessible?
Yes site is flat but it is grass field, and may get muddy if it rains. There is a small step at the entrance to the toilet.
Is there first aid?
Yes its located at the security tent at the festival entrance.
How big is Beach Dreams festival?
We see about 5000 people over the weekend but approx 1500 on site at one time.
What age group is the festival aimed at?
All ages. we hope to provide fun activities, food and drink for all ages
How many stages are there?
One main open stage and a marqueed stage for Shoreham Allstars collective.
Where can I find more info?
Can I help and volunteer?
Yes! Please get in touch if you can offer and help