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“What kinds of tickets are there for Wild Roots?”
We are all unique, so we have lots of different ticket options for you to choose from. Find your favourite. 

Weekend Camping Ticket
Early Bird – €150
Little Late Bird – €175
Full Price – €204
Over 18’s only. 

Weekend Camping Family Ticket
Early Bird – €150
Little Late Bird – €175
Full Price – €204
Teen Ticket – €30 (13-17yrs)

Children under 12 are included in the family tickets, but a Teen Ticket must be purchased in addition to them for 13-17 ear olds. One adult can bring a maximum of two children to the festival who must be supervised by them at all times.  

Weekend Glamping Ticket
Glam in luxury at Wild Roots by choosing from these options but don’t forget you need to buy a Weekend Camping Ticket or a Weekend Camping Family Ticket first. Early Birds can get there for €150, the Little Late Birds can pick theirs up for €175, and the Full Price can be purchased for €204. 

Camper Van Ticket
A ticket for the camper van campsite is €65 which must be purchased in addition to your Weekend Camping Ticket or your Weekend Camping Family Ticket. The Early Bird is €150, the Little Late Bird is €175, and the Full Price is €204. 

Saturday Single Day Ticket
Early Bird – €55
Little Late Bird – €49.50
Full Price – €60
Over 18’s only. 

Sunday Single Day Ticket
Early Bird – €55
Little Late Bird – €49.50
Full Price – €60
Over 18’s only. 

Saturday Family Ticket
A family day ticket is €69 and allows one adult and two children access the festival. If a child is under 12, they are included in this ticket, but if they are between 13-17 years, they must have a Teen Ticket which is €30. For everyone’s safety, a maximum of two children are allowed per adult at Wild Roots, and they must be supervised at all times. 

Sunday Family Ticket
This is the same as the Saturday ticket. It’s €69 for one adult and two children. The Little Roots under 12 are included in this ticket but the Big Little Roots between 13-17 years old must purchase a Teen Ticket for €30. Each adult attending Wild Roots can bring a maximum of two children with them, and they must be looked after at all times

“Do I need I.D.?”
Yes, you do. For anyone aged 18 or over, we accept a valid passport, driving license and the Garda age card. Adults bringing children need to have identification of their age.  

“If I have a day ticket, can I access all the festival areas?”
When you arrive for your day away at Wild Roots, you can access all festival spaces excluding the campsite, workshops and VIP areas. When the final curtain of the main stage draws at midnight, you must be on your merry way back to the heart of Sligo town to continue the party. Only weekend ticket holders can access the after-party areas. 

“If I can’t go, can I get my ticket refunded?”
If this happens, we are sorry you cannot join us, but we cannot refund your ticket. 

“Can I transfer my ticket to someone else if I cannot go?”
Yes, this is possible, and we will welcome their arrival. But you must contact (INSERT EMAIL ADDRESS) to request the transfer and await confirmation that is has been successful before they can enter.


“What facilities will there be on the campsites?”
As well as space to pitch your weekend home, all campsites will have toilets, access to drinking water and hot showers.


To keep us all safe and to have the best time, we have lots of yays and nays for possessions as there is some stuff you cannot bring and other things you must not forget. Here is our official Wild Roots guide to packing. 


  • Tickets
  • Money (Cash and Card)
  • ID 
  • Phone 
  • Portable Charger Pack
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Pillow
  • Camping Chair
  • Earplugs
  • Torch
  • Tape
  • Extra Camping Pegs 
  • Warm Fleece
  • Hat
  • Socks 
  • Underwear 
  • Clothes For All Weathers 
  • Raincoat 
  • Waterproof Footwear
  • Stainless Steel Water Bottle
  • Reusable Bags (For Wet Or Dirty Clothes) 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Towel 
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Eco-Friendly Hand Sanitizer 
  • Toothbrush 
  • Toothpaste
  • Painkillers
  • Toilet Roll 
  • First Aid Essentials 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Prescription Medication
  • Hairbrush 
  • Sanitary Pads or Tampons
  • Contraceptives
  • Inspect Repellant
  • Snacks
  • Day Bag
  • Most importantly, lots of love. 


  • Gazebos 
  • Disposable BBQs 
  • Plastic bottles
  • Drugs, illegal substances or laughing gas. 
    •  If you have prescription medication, you must have a letter from your doctor. 
  • Sound systems or speakers
  • High Vis Clothing
  • Lanterns 
  • Kites
  • Drones 
  • Knives 
  • Weapons
  • Goods For Trading
  • Incense
  • Fireworks
  • Animals 
  • Bikes
  • Glass
  • Spray Cans
  • Lazers
  • More than you need.

“Is the car park close to the campsite?”
It’s about a 2-minute stroll for the weekend ticket holders. 

“Are there different places to park for day ticket holders to those camping?”
Yes, car parks will be marked for the different ticket holders so keep an eye out for the right signs, and you’ll find your way. 


“Will I be able to fill up my water bottle?”
Water is a gift and such an important one to receive. There will be water stations dotted throughout our festival where you can top up and stay hydrated. 

“Will there be Wi-fi at Wild Roots?”
Wild Roots is a wi-fi free zone.  

“Will I be able to charge my phone?”
There will be a station where you can recharge. 

“Will there be an area for lost property?”
Yes, and you can find it on our map. (INSERT LINK) Belongings unclaimed by the close of the campsite on Monday morning will make their way to charity.  

“Will there be an ATM?”
All bars will take cards and give cashback while camping ticket holders will have a wristband to add cash.

Food and Drink
“How much alcohol can I bring to the festival?”
Each person can bring 1 litre of spirit or 24 cans or 2 litres of wine per person. This must be brought in on arrival, and once you get your wristband, you cannot bring in more. 

“Can I bring my alcohol into the festival areas?”
When bars are closed in the main areas, you can bring up to 4 cans or a small bottle of mixed spirit or equivalent of wine into them. You can’t bring alcohol into main areas when bars are open. 

“What do I do with my rubbish?”
We care about the planet, so this is an eco-friendly festival. Recycle bins will be provided across the festival for you to dispose of your waste correctly. Everyone must leave the space exactly as they found it with no trace of you ever being there as a mark of respect and as a big thank you to the earth for letting us play there.  

We are a plastic-free festival. No plastic bottles will be allowed at the festival, and plastic water bottles will not be on sale. You can fill up your water with your stainless steel canister or buy one on-site to top up at the festival water stations. Wild Roots is also a glass free-space.

Will I be able to get to and from the festival from Sligo town?
Yes, there will be a regular shuttle bus service going to the festival on Friday for new arrivals, to and from town on Saturday for day ticket holders and back to town on Monday morning for those camping. The pickup and drop off stations are Sligo I.T. and the bus stop by the river across the road from Ulster Bank. (TIMES?)

We advise all-day ticket holders to use the shuttle bus service to and from the festival to avoid spending valuable festival time caught in traffic. 

Will there be taxis?
Taxis can do a drop-off and collect at the designated spot for Wild Roots festivalists near the campsite.

30th APR - 2nd MAY 2021