Frequently Asked Questions
Hopefully we have covered everything!
Put it in your diary – you don’t want to miss this one! – July 27 – July 29, Llanbedr Airfield, Gwynedd, LL45 2PX.
The camping fields are open from Thursday July 26.
Thursday to Sunday night is included with your weekend Parafest ticket.
There is no need to leave until midday Monday July 30.
There is a fresh water supply and various caterers to keep you fed and watered.
A fully licenced bar is in the event field for alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks and refreshments.
Toilets are located around the site and there is a quiet camping area for the early to bed types and those with children.
We are UK pilots and we are well used to our plans being thwarted by the weather.
Don’t let it spoil your weekend, come anyway. What are you going to do if you stay at home?
Parafest is a festival that you can fly at. There will be lots going on and we have the only trade show for para-aviation in the UK. Nowhere else you can see, touch and try on so much kit in one place and ask all the questions you have to the experts in a relaxed and social environment.
Traders and suppliers of all things that fly will also be exhibiting plus plenty more non-flying related stalls.
Parafest is also the biggest and best social event for the flying community in the UK.
Many pilots go to Coupe Icare in France and never bother flying, they just enjoy the fun and atmosphere.
Bring her with you; bring the kids, this is an event for the whole family.
We have never had any complaints and there is plenty of entertainment, sideshows and attractions for non flyers.
We are right next to the beach with a footpath from the airfield to the dunes.
Or you can use the camping ground as a base for the weekend to explore Wales and Snowdonia.
Come back in the evening for the music, drinks and party.
Yes you can bring your dog but remember you will be on an active airfield with lots going on.
Please keep all animals and feral children under close control at all times
Of course you can. You can bring whatever you have to sleep in for the weekend.
Sorry, we don’t have any electrical hook ups.
Yes but please be respectful of your neighbours and don’t leave it running late into the night or fire it up early in the morning. 8am – 10pm is perfectly acceptable to run a generator. Any earlier or later is just rude and selfish.
Of course you can, you are more than welcome to come and join the party.
Of course you can. Pilots of the different aircraft types will have their own site rules to adhere to enabling safe separation of activities.
The airfield and the launches will be marshaled for everyone’s safety and if you intend to fly in rather than trailer in then you must contact Snowdonia Aerospace Centre and gain your PPR and detailed airfield info prior to the event.
Please email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes of course you can. You can bring anything you like for fun in the field
You can buy your tickets online from this link HERE
Eventbrite handle all our ticket sales and ticket issuing.
Eventbrite is a massive company that issue tickets for many major events far bigger than Parafest.
Payment is by credit/debit card through their secure server and your payments are protected.
We do have a capacity; this is the biggest gathering of the pilot community in the UK.
If we sell out online before the event anyone arriving without a ticket will be refused entry.
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“ A wonderful and friendly atmosphere. Parafest is the only place in the UK for the trades to exhibit and meet their customers.”
“A great weekend that every pilot should have marked in their calendar. Parafest is quickly establishing itself as an annual pilgrimage that every pilot should go to..”
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