The Halloween Masked Ball returns to its nefarious nocturnal haunt at Los Flambardos, Helston, Cornwall every Halloween for another chapter of devilish hedonism. Based at ‘Los Flambardos’ – a sprawling theme park just outside of Helston, the Halloween Masked Ball has grown to become one of the largest Halloween parties in Europe, its dedication to costume and outlandish dress equalled only by the crowd’s thirst to party.

The Masked Ball is a walk on the wild side boasting a strong and varied musical line-up. Set among a myriad of stunning venues, a strange and surreal sideshow of fairground follies, rock ‘n’ roll posturing and freak show craziness wait to be discovered.

OPENING TIMES

MAIN ARENA:

Music, bars & content operational hours.

Saturday 18:00 – 06:00 

BOX OFFICE OPENING TIMES:

You can exchange your tickets for a wristband within these times.

Saturday 18:00 – 00:00 

CAMPSITE OPENING TIMES:

Camping tickets may arrive 2 hours early to set up your tent 

Saturday 16:00 – 00:00 // Monday close at 14:00

CAR PARK OPENING TIMES:

You can access the carparks within the following times

Saturday 16:00 – 00:00  // Monday close at 14:00

Carpark door prices: £15 
Campervan door price: £20 

 

ACCESS:

Expect to be searched upon entry and please do not bring anything from the prohibited items list below. It will be confiscated or you could be turned away. Unfortunately we do not have the facility to store confiscated items.

ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS:
Please read all points regarding entering the event carrying your own alcohol. We have restrictions in place based on quantity, volume, and packaging. We challenge 25 at the gate, and at all of our on site bars. NO GLASS ON SITE.

You may not bring any alcohol into the festival site. Camping ticket holders may bring 6 cans of beer or cider into the campsite ONLY. You may not bring this into the main arena. Camping ticket holders – There will be no access with alcohol on re-entry so please bring your drinks with you on your first fun if you plan on making multiple trips to / from the carpark.

Bottled water is fine if new & sealed. If bringing a re-usable water bottle, please bring this empty. You will be able to fill it up on site. 

Please help look after our coastline by limiting the amount of single-use plastic you are bringing into the festival. We have plenty of fresh, clean water points on site to refill you bottle.

ID:
Acceptable forms of ID are: valid and in date Passport, valid and in date drivers license or provisional license, valid and in date UK Citizens Card.

BUYING ALCOHOL AT THE EVENT:

Alcohol will be on sale at the event. Please bring ID, you may be asked to show I.D each time you buy a drink. Challenge 25 is in place at all bars.

MASKED BALL HAS A ZERO TOLERANCE APPROACH TO DRUGS:

All illegal drugs and new psychoactive substances (previously called ‘legal highs’) including nitrous oxide are prohibited. We will be operating a drugs amnesty system at the festival entrance where you can drop any drugs before the search with no consequences. After this point you will be searched upon entry. There will be drug sniffer dogs in use. Anybody found in possession of drugs will be denied access to the festival and no refund will be given.

VEHICLES:

To park your car or camper van you must purchase an additional camper van pass from the tickets page. These are very limited and sold out in previous years. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the ticketing page. No gas cookers, portable stoves or any kind of gas/ fuel powered cooking equipment that is not built into your vehicle is permitted. Camper van tickets are valid for camping vehicles only. No cars or tents will be allowed in this zone. No electricity or water hook ups are available. Camper vans are parked in a designated area apart from the general car park.

WHAT NOT TO BRING – PROHIBITED ITEMS:

Glass illegal substances, psychoactive substances, nitros oxide and legal highs aerosols, spray cans (including deodorants, perfumes, aftershaves, hairspray) anything that could be reasonably considered for use as a weapon candles Portable or disposable barbeques/gas/paraffin lamps or any fire/gas related cooking equipment Portable laser equipment and pens sky lanterns megaphones air horns, compressed air fireworks, flares large sound systems animals with the exception of guide dogs generators, apart from those permanently built into campervans gas canisters or cylinders apart from those fitted in campervans unofficial tabards or hi-vis jackets.

PLEASE DO NOT:

Please do not light fires or fireworks – there are many farms in the area and they frighten livestock. Do not try to break in – we have more dog teams & security patrolling the perimeter than Alcatraz!

LOST PROPERTY:

 If you’ve managed to lose all of your worldly possessions, not all hope is lost! We have a lost property system in place that is dealt with on a case by case basis. Lost property is dealt with by members of our team in their own time, so please be patient during the period immediately after the festival as we will all still be busy clearing up the site. If you think you might have lost something, keep an eye on our Facebook page the week following the event for a list of found items and instructions on collecting them.

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