Welcome to the applications page for the UK Festival Awards 2017.

Below you will find the main entry form – which encompasses our more ‘general’ accolades – along with a number of specialist categories. You are encouraged to apply for as many as you like, and doing so is completely free.

Applications for 2017 are open until Wednesday September 27 at midday.

Main entry form

Applications for Best Major, Medium-Sized, or Small Festival; Best Metropolitan Festival; Best New Festival; Best Overseas Festival; Line-Up of the Year; Best Family Festival; and the Grass Roots Festival Award

Marketing Campaign of the Year 

Both festival staff and PR / marketing agencies are welcome to apply

The Innovation Award

Both festival staff and companies who helped events to innovate are welcome to apply

Best Festival Production

This award is exclusively open to festivals who want to nominate a specific production feat for consideration

The Brand Activation Award

Best Non-Music Festival

Best Hospitality

Best Festival for Emerging Talent

Concession of the Year

Promoter of the Year