The stages are set for Oakfest 2019 – when music fans and families will flock to Oakfield Park for two days of entertainment and fun in stunning surroundings.
This Bank Holiday weekend will see the impressive Oakfield Park outside Raphoe transformed into a music festival hub for an unmissable summer celebration.
Oakfest music festival features headliners world-renowned Alabama 3 Acoustic taking the stage on Saturday 1st June with chart-toppers, The Academic, headlining on Sunday 2nd June.
Oakfest runs across two stages and includes a stellar line-up of international, national and local artists. Tickets for the two-day bank holiday weekend event are almost sold out with limited tickets remaining for both days. Get your ticket now on www.oakfieldpark.com/oakfest
On day one of Oakfest, festival goers can also expect performances from Ryan McMullan who has just returned from Ireland after touring the US with Snow Patrol. Other top artists on Saturday 1st include The Frank & Walters Acoustic, Rory & The Island, DD & The Delta Boys, Mark Black & Izzy, Cherym and Control The Dark.
On day two, Sunday 2nd June, not-to-be-missed acts include headliners The Academic, Donegal’s Little Hours, Cronin, State Lights, The Lost, The Davy K Project, Makings and String Empire.
As well as a top-class musical billing, Oakfest at Oakfield Park will have plenty for the whole family to enjoy, including a disco dome for little music lovers, arts and crafts, face-painting, puppetry, nature walks, train heritage, folklore and storytelling. The event will also have a strong food offering with some of the northwest’s finest artisan food producers in attendance all weekend.
For football lovers, the Champion’s League Final will be shown live in the Tennent’s Tent on Saturday 1st and fizz lovers can enjoy the Prosecco Bar.
Buses for Oakfest will be running on both days from Letterkenny, Strabane, Donegal Town, Ballybofey and Stranorlar. Return bus fares vary between €10 / €5 and under 16’s are free. No booking is required and for full details of departure times and pick-up points visit the Oakfield Park website. (https://oakfieldpark.com/bus-information-for-oakfest-2019/)
Oakfield Park is famous for its 4.5km narrow gauge railway and the park’s diesel and steam trains will be operating passenger trips throughout Oakfest. This is a magical way to explore the park’s gardens as the train passes through flower meadows, beautiful woodlands, willow tunnels, sculptures, oak circles, boardwalks, a lakeside Nymphaeum, a hedge maze, heritage trees, a wooden causeway and sparkling streams and lakes. Children can make a wish at Oakfield Park’s Faerie tree, while navigating their way through extensive walks and trails.
Tickets can be booked via www.oakfieldpark.com/oakfest.
Child day tickets are €10 or €15 for weekend pass and adult tickets are €40 for day pass or €60 for weekend pass. Special rate for TY students (ages 16/17) cost €20 for day ticket and €30 for weekend pass. Under 3’s are free and family packages are also available.
For queries contact the Oakfield Park office on +353 (0) 74 91 73068.