Fusion Festival is back bigger and better than ever before, this time with an extra event, Fusion Presents, and a brand new location - Sefton Park!

To help you plan your weekend at the last festival of the Summer we’ve put together this handy guide with everything you need to know - the only thing left to sort is your outfit!


The Essentials

Before we get down to business with what to expect at Fusion Festival 2019, it’s good to know these very important bits of info - you don’t want to get caught out!

DON'T FORGET TO BRING

  • ID
  • Your tickets
  • Sun cream
  • Water
  • Sunglasses and a waterproof (you never know with the British weather)
  • Portable phone charger
  • Cash and cards
  • Your best singing voice & dance moves

IMPORTANT INFO YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Box Office for both events will be located in Sefton Park and the opening times are Wednesday and Thursday 10am - 5pm, Friday - Sunday 9.30am - 8.30pm
  • You are not permitted to bring any food and drink into the festival grounds, except a small sealed bottle of water.
  • There will be no on-site car parking
  • Cash machines will be available on site


Tickets

Tickets for both Fusion Presents and Fusion Festival are still available to purchase HERE. We suggest getting them as soon as possible, as they’re likely to sell out!


Fusion Presents

Fusion Presents, which will take place on Friday 30th August, will be headlined by American alternative rock band, Kings of Leon; who will be performing a UK festival exclusive set, with songs from all seven of their albums right in the heart of Liverpool.

They will be supported by a stellar line up of talent including Franz Ferdinand, Jake Bugg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Circa Waves and BRIT award winning artist Sam Fender.

Gates open at 1.30pm for General Admission ticket holders and 1.00pm for VIP customers. Fusion Presents show times are 2.30pm until 10.00pm on Friday.


Fusion Festival

Fusion Festival will take place on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September and will include some of the biggest artists!

SATURDAY LINEUP:

  • Rudimental
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • John Newman
  • Jonas Blue
  • Sigala
  • Nina Nesbitt
  • Anton Powers

SUNDAY LINEUP:

  • Little Mix
  • Anne-marie
  • Clean Bandit
  • Mabel
  • Rak-su
  • HRVY
  • New Rules

Gates open at 12.30pm for General Admission ticket holders and 12.00pm for VIP and Gold Circle customers. Fusion Festival show times are 2.00pm until 10.30pm on Saturday and Sunday.


Food and Drink

No food or drink (except a small bottle of water) can be taken into the festival site. However, there will be plenty of tasty options available, including vegetarian and gluten free options.
If you fancy eating before or after, why not head to Lark Lane? Just a few minutes walk from Sefton Park, you’ll find lots of independent bars and restaurants to feed your appetite.


Where to grab brunch

Before heading over to Sefton Park, why not grab a delicious brunch to get you set up for the day? From LEAF on Bold Street to The Tavern Co on Penny Lane, here’s our top picks.


How to get there

Getting to Fusion Presents and Fusion Festival is easy peasy!

DROP OFF POINT

If you’re getting dropped off, or taking a taxi, there will be a dedicated drop off point. This will be on Greenbank Drive, which is accessible from Ullet Road/ Smithdown Road. Please use postcode L17 1AW and then follow event signage.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Sefton Park is easily accessible via both train and bus. The nearest train station is St Michaels, which is about a 10 minute walk to Sefton Park. You can plan your journey with Merseyrail here - you can even buy a day saver ticket online!

There are plenty of buses that stop near Sefton Park. For the most up to date information, head to the Merseytravel website.

RAIL AND AIR

Liverpool’s main train station is Lime Street - from here you can easily connect to the Merseyrail network to finish your journey.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is Liverpool’s international airport. Once you arrive, simply take the 80A or 82A bus - both stop near Sefton Park!


Stay Over

Making a weekend of it? Liverpool is home to some of the best hotels! From the world’s only Beatles inspired hotel, Hard Days Night Hotel, to luxury Titanic Hotel Liverpool, there are plenty of options to choose from. Just take a look here.


So there you have it - everything you need to know about Fusion Festival! To find out any more info, head on over to their website.

Let us know what you get up to over the weekend by sending us your photos on Twitter @VisitLiverpool, or tag us in your photos on Instagram.

Have fun!


BLOG POST PROFILE

This blog has been written by Stefan Price, Digital Marketing Executive for Marketing Liverpool. Stefan works across the VisitLiverpool, Marketing Liverpool and Liverpool Convention Bureau websites and social channels.
 
Stefan is 20 years old and is from Liverpool. He loves all things to do with travel, music, shopping and the odd Gin and Tonic!

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