The Hoppings - Europe's Largest Funfair'
The Hoppings Funfair FAQ's

Our FAQ'S

The most important questions for you to enjoy a safe and great day out! If you can't find what you're looking for, you can reach us on [email protected]

WHERE IS THE HOPPINGS?

The Hoppings is on Newcastle Town Moor, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 3NH.

IS THERE AN ENTRANCE FEE?

No, the event is free to enter to all visitors.

CAN I PRE-BOOK CAR PARKING?

Yes, there is a price of £4 per car for on-site parking which can be pre-booked on our Car Park Booking page. Those who pre-book are entered into a daily draw to win a VIP family pass. This allows complimentary use of all attractions for you and 3 friends. Alternatively, car parking is payable on the day for a fee of £5.

HOW MUCH ARE THE RIDES?

The rides are priced individually and range from £1.50 to £5.

WHAT ARE THE OPENING HOURS?

Daily from 12pm until 10pm. Car parks are open 30 minutes before the event commences each day

IS THE HOPPINGS EUROPE'S LARGEST FUNFAIR?

Yes, with over 400 rides and attractions spanning over a kilometre long, The Hoppings is the largest funfair in Europe.

HOW OLD IS THE HOPPINGS?

The first recorded Hoppings was in 1882. If you'd like to find out more about our heritage please view our Heritage page.

HOW WILL I FIND MY WAY AROUND?

You can download your own site map (coming soon). There will also be site maps positioned around the event as well as on-site stewards and security that will be happy to help.

ARE THERE ANY TOILETS ON SITE?

Yes, there are several toilet blocks around the site that will include disabled toilets and baby changing facilities. Toilets are cleaned throughout the day.

CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD AND DRINK?

Yes, however, we have a wonderful selection of food providers offering a vast range of hot and cold food and drinks.

CAN WE BRING DOGS?

Yes, dogs are allowed but must be kept on leads at all times.

ARE THERE CASH POINTS?

Yes, we have introduced on site ATMs, please refer to the site maps for their locations. Also, most rides will have the ability to take card/contactless payment.

WHAT DO I DO IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY?

There is on-site security, medical staff and a management team committed to ensuring your safety that will be able to assist you.

IS THE SITE FRIENDLY FOR PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED ABILITIES?

Yes, we have made the site and the event as accessible as possible. This includes ramps and handrails around the rides and attractions, toilets for people with disabilities, and parking for the disabled nearer to the event site. Please note certain rides may not be suitable for certain disabilities.