The exit for the festival is Cockfosters Station. Please note this is the ONLY exit for the festival. Any festival attendees attempting to get off at Oakwood Station will be asked to re-board the train at Oakwood and alight at Cockfosters. The route from Oakwood Station to the festival is a private road and will be closed off to any pedestrians and cars.
Please make sure your Oyster Cards are topped-up for your return journey ahead of arriving at the festival to avoid congestion at Cockfosters station at the end of the day.
• Taxis / Lifts
There will be a taxi rank for collections, this will be sign-posted on the day of the event.
Please be aware that there are strict road closures in operation in the surrounding areas which only allow access to local residents. Traffic enforcement will be in full operation on the day and cars will be towed!
There are plenty of buses that can get you to the event.
Please plan your journey with TFL: https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey
We advise everyone to use public transport as there is no suitable parking available anywhere near the festival except for the pre-paid car park which is limited in spaces and is a 20 minutes walk to the festival site.
• Leaving the event
We host 51st State Festival in a beautiful tranquil surrounding that is located in a residential area. Please be respectful to our neighbours to ensure we do not impact our lovely residents and we get to return to our home.
There is a road closure on Cockfosters Road for egress with clear signage directing attendees to the tube, taxi pick-up location and the car park.
There is a queuing system for everyone to get into Cockfosters Station to get home and this will be managed by our events team along with TFL. Everyone will get on the tube however we will be holding people outside so we allow a safe and efficient boarding of the tubes on the platform. Security and the event team will be advising attendees of any information along the egress route.