Reading and Leeds Festival 2024 tickets: how to register for ticket, when they could go sale, possible price

The festivals will return in 2024 after another huge weekend of music this summer

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Music fans from across the country have flocked to Reading and Leeds Festivals yet again.

But now the curtain has come down on the huge events - which saw the likes of Sam Fender, The 1975, Billie Eilish, The Killers, Foals and Imagine Dragons headline - attention will turn to 2024. The festivals will be returning next year for its usual August bank holiday weekend slot.

Acts have not yet been announced for next year.

Here is all you need to know:

When will Reading and Leeds Festival take place in 2024?

The exact date has not been confirmed for the festivals in 2024.

However, Reading and Leeds Festival usually takes place on the last weekend of August - when the bank holiday takes place.

The dates for the August bank holiday weekend in 2024 is Friday 23 August, Saturday 24 August and Sunday 25 August.

How to register for tickets for 2024?

You can stay up to date with all the latest information for the festival in a newsletter - register here to receive it.

Tickets for the 2022 edition of Reading and Leeds Festival went on sale on 1 September 2021. It was the Wednesday after the 2021 edition of the festival.

Information about tickets for 2022 was made available on Reading and Leeds Fesitval website on 1 September 2021. So it will be worth keeping an eagle eye on the websites in the coming days.

Ticketmaster is taking registration for the loyalty scheme and it will end on 12 September 2023. On its website, Ticketmaster explains: "Festival Republic have teamed up with Ticketmaster to offer you the chance to purchase tickets for R&L 2024 at a special price as a way of thanking you for returning to Reading and Leeds. If you are successful, you will receive a loyalty code for you to use to purchase a specially priced first release ticket to Reading & Leeds 2024."

There are 2 tiers of prices available and they apply to the following:

  • If you have purchased tickets to 1 or 2 previous Reading and Leeds festivals in the last 5 years
  • If you have purchased tickets to any 3 or more previous Reading and Leeds festivals in the last 5 years

The closing date to register for the Reading and Leeds 2024 Loyalty Scheme is Tuesday 12 September 2023 at 12:00 (midday) BST.

Reading Festival. (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)Reading Festival. (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)
Reading Festival. (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

What is the possible prices for the festivals in 2024?

Presale weekend tickets for Reading and Leeds Festival 2023 were available for £286.20 - and day tickets cost £101.20 each.

The possible price for 2024 has not been confirmed yet.

Where will you be able to purchase tickets from?

Ticketmaster were selling tickets for Reading and Leeds Festival this year.

On the website for Reading Festival, when the news that tickets for 2023 had gone on sale it linked directly to Ticketmaster.

It is a safe bet that you will be able to purchase Reading and Leeds Festival 2024 from Ticketmaster.

Are Leeds and Reading Festival the same?

Both of the festivals take place at the same time between Friday 26 August and Sunday 28 August and there are many similarities between the two festivals - but they are not quite the same.

Among the differences are the locations of the festivals.

Anyone who has attended both festivals will know that there is a big difference between the sites at Reading and Leeds.

The Reading site is Richfield Avenue which is situated in the centre of the town. Reading Festival is relatively easy to travel to by train or bus as it is based on the doorstep of the town centre.

Leeds Festival is held at Bramham Park which is 10 miles away from Leeds city centre. To get to Bramham Park, festival goers would have to get a 30 minute bus to the festival, so there is no possibility of heading to a pub or restaurant for dinner during the festival.

The other big difference is the curfew times. At Reading Festival there is usually a curfew in the later hours of the evening for loud music to not disturb the locals.

Whereas at Leeds fest you can expect to hear DJs or smaller stages playing music into the early hours of the morning with sets going on until 6am.