Festival Information and FAQs | Upfest

Festival Information and FAQs

The festival is FREE to attend, the street work traditionally painted during the festival weekend, will now be created between the 5th & 26th of May, leading up to the festival weekend 28th & 29th May; giving more people the chance to witness these spectacular creations come to life first hand. The murals will be complete for viewing while over 250 artists paint live alongside music stages and food and drink experiences on the festival weekend.


Opening Times

Greville Symth Park

Saturday 28th May: Live painting 11-8 pm

Sunday 29th May: Live painting 11-8 pm,




Upfest is a FREE festival with all the artists painting for free and volunteers making it happen behind the scenes. No tickets are required but please do buy a programme and donate to NACOA.



Toilets are located at Greville Smyth Park, Ashton Gate Stadium & The Tobacco Factory. There is also access to disabled toilets at all 3 locations of the festival.

The Mobiloo will be on site - the mobile toliet with hoist and changing table. Please biring yuor own sling if you wish to use the hoist. www.mobiloo.co.uk

First Aid.jpg

First Aid

First Aid Points will be located at Greville Smyth Park. If you're in need of First Aid please speak to a member of the Crew, Security or a Marshal.


Lost Property

All lost property will go to the sales Production Office at greville Smyth Park, You will be required to fill out a form with the details of the lost item so we can ensure the correct items are returned.


Lost Children

The Lost Children Point is situated by teh NACOA tent in Greville Smyth Park


Food & Drink

Is available at both the Tobacco factory, Ashton Gate Stadium and Greville Smyth Park, with free water stations located at both venues

Please Drink Responsibly and keep the festival a safe environment by not bringing glass to the festival.


Volunteers and Marshals

The festival is run by an amazing group of volunteers both from Upfest and our supported charity, Nacoa. Please be kind to them, because without them we wouldn’t have this great festival. To spot a volunteer look out for the Crew t-shirts



We are very grateful that the community allows us to hold the festival here. This is a residential area please respect the neighbourhood by leaving venues quietly, using the bins and toilets provided.

Please help keep the area litter free by using the recycling points provided accross the festival site.