FAQs

Where is the best place to watch the displays?

The best views of our air displays will be from the beach or promenade in the area marked ‘Flight Display Area’ on our site map.

Site map

How can I find out what is happening at the festival?

Our programme of flying displays and armed forces day celebrations is available on:

We also make regular announcements on our ‘latest news’ page.

Will the festival still go ahead in poor weather?

Yes, but arena and air display timings may change. Keep up to date of changes and any cancellations by following us on @WestonSeafront on Twitter and Facebook.

Where is the Armed Forces Village located?

Our Armed Forces Village is found on the Beach Lawns south of the Tropicana (see our site map).

Will food and drink be available?

We have organised a wide range of food and refreshments. This will include hot and cold food, hot and cold drinks, ice-creams, confectionary and licensed bars. More information can be found on our ‘Traders and Exhibitors’.

What do I do if I hurt myself?

A first aid post, run by St John Ambulance and South Western Ambulance NHS Trust, will be found at the Tropicana.

What should I do if I become separated from my child?

Any lost children will be taken to our lost children and vulnerable adults facility at the Tropicana. If a child is lost report this to any member of our staff, or report at our lost children facility.

Is there an official souvenir programme available?

Yes, our official programme can be bought from selling booths which will be regularly found along the promenade.

Where can I park?

Parking is available on the beach at Royal Sands. Please follow event directional signage. Charges will be £8.00 per vehicle per day (cash only). For more information use ‘Getting Here’.

Is there disabled parking available?

There will be limited spaces available along Marine Parade, surrounding Town Centre car parks.

Where are the nearest cash points?

Nearest cashpoints can be found in Severn Road/ Whitecross Road, Richmond Street, Regent Street, Princess Royal Square and Weston High Street.

Where are the nearest toilets?

Toilet facilities will be open at Royal Sands, Tropicana, Atlantic, and  Oxford Street blocks. These can all be found along the Promenade. There is a 20p charge to use the toilets.

Can I hire a deck chair?

Deckchairs are available to hire from our seafront concessionaire. Stacks can be regularly found along the promenade.

Are dogs allowed on the event site?

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between Royal Sands and the Grand Pier.

Dogs are allowed on the Beach Lawns but we recommend  you keep them on a leash because of the large crowds noise from the displays.

How can I find out about local accommodation?

Visit the Love Weston website for a choice of accredited accommodation that can be booked online. More accommodation can also be seen using the Visit Somerset website.

The Visitor Information Centre will also be open over the air festival weekend.