Date: 28th, 29th and 30th of June 2019

Map: To follow soon!

Age Restrictions

All ages are welcome to attend Kaleidoscope Festival. The purchase of tickets is restricted to over 18’s. Though children under two years are free of charge they MUST have a ticket to attend. Children 2 - 11 year olds will need a children’s ticket in the appropriate age bracket – 2 to 7 or 8 to 11 years old. 12-17 year olds need an Accompanied Teen Ticket. These are available to purchase at the same time as regular Weekend Tickets. Teenagers 18 and over must have a standard Adult Weekend Ticket. Please note that proof of the child’s age WILL be sought upon presentation of the ticket at the festival entrance. 

All under 18’s must be accompanied to the festival by a parent or guardian who is over 18 years old and this adult must remain on site throughout the weekend. Under 10’s must be accompanied onsite by an adult aged 18 or over at all times. 10-12 years may access the arena unaccompanied if their parent/guardian signs a consent form consenting to this. Consent forms will be available at the arena entrance on the festival site. 13-17 year olds may enter / exit the arena unaccompanied. 

Age restrictions apply. Proof of age/ID will be required. Colour photocopies of ID will suffice. 

Please make sure you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions before you arrive at the festival. 


We have a Challenge 25 Policy on site and the following are accepted as ID for the bars and cigarettes. 

The accepted forms of ID are:

  • Passport

  • Drivers Licence

  • Garda Age Cards

Please note that ID checks will also be in place on entry to the festival. If you are bringing your child and feel they look older than 12 years old please bring ID to back this up (colour photocopies will suffice). It is also not acceptable to turn up to the festival with children aged between 13-17 years old. Children in this age range will not gain free admission to the festival or otherwise 

We reserve the right to refuse admission without a refund if you cannot prove your age.


You may be body and/or bag searched at the entrance, onsite or on leaving. Any item(s), which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon, or which may cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated. Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the arena or other parts of the site may be searched. 

The list of prohibited items includes but is not limited to the below. Please check back closer to the event for any changes. 

All of the prohibited items must be surrendered or removed from site. Anyone refusing may face eviction.

Surrendered items will not be returned. 


Aerosols (under 250ml) - YES (<250ml only)

Alcohol for Personal Consumption (not contained in glass bottles) -
YES (limited to 48 cans per person)

Animals (other than registered guide / hearing dogs) - NO

Bicycles (must be locked at the racks near Gate 1a) - NO

Campfires - NO

Camping Equipment - YES

Candles / Incense - NO

Cans -  YES (limited to 48 cans per person)

Chinese or Sky Lanterns + Kites - NO

Cigarettes for Personal Consumption - YES

Disposable Barbeques
+ Cooking Stoves, any other cooking equipment - NO

Drones or any other remote flying devices - NO

Empty Plastic Bottles  - YES

Fireworks, Flares + Blow Torches - NO

Flags - YES

Food for personal consumption - YES

Gazebos / Canopies - YES

Gas Canisters/Cylinders - fitted in campervans -  YES (campervan field only)

Gas Canisters/Cylinders – not fitted in campervans - NO

Generators – diesel generators fitted in campervans - YES (campervan field only)

Generators – diesel generators not fitted in campervans + petrol generators - NO

Glass items (over 100ml) - NO

Glass items (under 100ml – perfume / make up mirrors etc. - YES

Goods for Unauthorised Trading & Goods with Unauthorised Logos - NO

Illegal / Unidentifiable Substances, Drugs & Legal/Herbal Highs  - NO

Knives & Weapons or anything that could reasonably be considered for use as a weapon - NO

Medication – if you need to bring medication we recommend bringing a doctors note or prescription for it  - YES

Megaphones / Airhorns - NO

Nitrous Oxide - NO

Portable Laser Equipment and Laser Pens - NO

Professional Cameras with Detachable / Zoom Lenses / Recording Equipment  - NO

Professional Radios / Walkie - Talkies - NO

Plastic Water / Soft Drinks Bottles - Sealed - YES

 Empty Plastic/Reusable Bottles  - YES

Plastic Water / Soft Drinks Bottles - Opened - YES

Skateboards, Scooters, Hoverboards or any personal motorised vehicles - NO

Sound Systems - NO

Spray Cans - NO

Unofficial Hi – Viz & Reflective Jackets - NO

Please also note that excessive amounts of food, cigarettes and alcohol may be refused entry to the site.

All of the prohibited items above must be surrendered or remove from site. Anyone refusing may face eviction.

Surrendered items will not be returned.