Can I buy a ticket on the night?

Tickets are now sold out and cannot be bought on the door. Please do not turn up unless you have a ticket to avoid disappointment.

Can I bring dogs?

Sorry, dogs are not allowed into the grounds of Ripley Castle

Are children allowed?

The GIN ROCKS Festival is strictly over 18’s only, so therefore children are not permitted at the event

Can I camp onsite?

There are no camping facilities onsite,  there is a dedicated campsite just outside Ripley Castle Estate where you may be able to camp.  Please contact them directly as we are not affiliated with them.


Shuttle Bus Information

Shuttle Bus Tickets now SOLD OUT.

To make it easier for GIN ROCKERS, shuttle buses will be running every 30 minutes to and from Ripley Castle Showground.

Collection from Harrogate town centre will be from: 17:30pm until 21:00pm. Pick up shuttle buses from Ripley Castle Showground will be from 22:00pm with the LAST BUS running at 23:45pm. 

What is included in the ticket price?

Your ticket price includes entry to the festival, a GIN ROCKS Festival Coppa Glass and a booklet with details about the event and gin companies present.  Also included is a night full of live music and amazing DJ as well as access to select gin companies – you can meet the gin producers and sample their fabulous gins


How can I purchase drinks?

Gin and Tonics will be available at the bar. 

The bar will be running a cashless system so you will buy a drinks token card, which will allow you to purchase drinks at the bar.  Cash and cards will be accepted. The Legitimate Brewery bar will be a cash and card bar.

There will be a Gin Experience Tent with select gin companies handing out samples and information about their brand and gins.

Is there a cash machine on site?

There is no cash machine on site but card and cash payments will be taken on the night

Can I bring food?

We have sourced amazing local food which will be on sale at the Gin Rocks Festival – there’s something available to suit everyone’s tastebuds so please don’t bring any food as it won’t be allowed on site. 

If I like one of the gins on offer can I buy a bottle?

Yes!  But please be aware they’re only to be opened offsite.  Any opened onsite will be confiscated and disposed of.

I love the tshirt and hoodies – are you selling them?

We will be selling merchandise at the Gin Rocks Festival.  They're also available at the Gin Rocks Festival website

I really want to work at Gin Rocks Festival!  Who should I contact?

Please email Danielle – danielle@ginrocksfestival.com for more information

I’m a gin producer / food vendor and would love to be involved in the next Gin Rocks Festival.  Where can I get more information?

Please email Sally – sally@ginrocksfestival.com

Will there be security on site?

We take security very seriously.  Bags will be checked on arrival and security will confiscate any bottles or illegal substances and dispose of them. 

I’ve broken my glass!  Can I buy a new one?

We will be selling glasses on the merchandise stall so you can purchase one if you break yours or just fancy adding more to your collection!  There’s only a limited supply so if you want one be quick

What’s the dress code?

Please remember this is an outdoor event – make sure you dress appropriately!