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CARLSBERG

Carlsberg are proud to be the official beer partner of Download Festival. Carlsberg will be bringing a touch of Danishness to the festival this summer as it’s the fusion of Danish simplicity and precision that brings you a light, easy drinking, refreshing lager.

Somersby

Somersby are excited to be the official cider partner of Download Festival. Best served thirsty. This delicious cold-filtered cider has no artificial flavours or sweeteners, simply bucket-loads of great apple taste. That’s real refreshment.

CO-OP

Co-op is coming to Download and we couldn’t be more excited to be at the heart of festival communities this summer. For the first time you’ll be able to buy your essential items directly from the Co-op shop in the campsite, including food, water, beer, wine and toiletries. Of course we’ll have sun cream and rain ponchos too! Co-op is all about being close to our customers and it doesn’t get much closer than being right outside your tent.

Pepsi Max

As an official sponsor of some of the greatest UK festivals, Pepsi Max takes a bold approach to bringing people together through music. Pepsi Max are a long-standing partner of Live Nation and look forward to creating more musical moments together. Pepsi Max offers the full Pepsi taste with no sugar.

ZIPPO

Get your rock spirit on and put your Zippo Windproof Lighter in the air at Download! Zippo Windproof Lighters have become the ultimate accessory for making a bold statement in music and are the perfect way to show your appreciation for your favourite band, with a classic Encore moment. Backed by its famous lifetime guarantee, a Zippo is a lighter for life.

Limited edition Download 2018 lighters are only on sale with festival tickets, so buy yours now to avoid missing out! Show your ID at the Zippo booth at the festival to collect your limited edition lighter. Follow Zippo on Facebook and Twitter @Zippo to be kept up-to-date with the latest news, exclusive offers and other exciting announcements about rock’s biggest events and festivals. Remember those who rock, roll with Zippo!

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey is proud to be the official Bourbon partner of Download Festival.

Inspired by Tom Bulleits’  great-great-grandfather‘s 175-year-old recipe, Bulleit has been at the forefront of the whiskey revolution. Bulleit uses only the finest ingredients available including the best grains and Kentucky‘s limestone filtered water, fresh from the Salt River.

Available in Bourbon, Rye and 10 Year Old, Bulleit is distilled and aged in the family tradition, featuring a high rye content lending the whiskey a bold, spicy character with a distinctively smooth, clean finish.

Come along and join us for a signature Bulleit Bourbon and Cola this Summer!

Big Green Coach

Big Green Coach is the largest festival coach travel provider in the UK and is the official and exclusive coach travel partner to Download Festival. Operating return coach travel from 74 locations around the UK directly to the festival, Big Green Coach is making getting to Download easy. Choose from Wed, Thursday or Friday arrivals and they will get you safely home on Monday morning. Coach only or packaged with festival tickets are on sale now.

Charge Candy – You have the Power

This year we have teamed up with Charge Candy, Europe’s biggest festival phone charge company.

These power mad people will be exclusively providing the portable chargers at the event and will keep your phones juiced up all festival long.

How it works:

Hire a portable charger, you take the power with you. The weekend option allows you to exchange the empty charger for a full one every day.
You can buy special discounted advance weekend wristbands online now,
Be sure to record your memories and don’t lose your friends, buy it now before it’s too late.