08:00 - 20:00
Front Gates Open to the Public!!

The front gates open at 08:00 with the ticket office closing at 13:00

Note: The Ticket Office closes at 13:00. You must get your festival ticket prior to 13:00 or you will not be allowed into the main arena.

08:00 – 23:00
Main Arena Open to the Public

Most of the action happens here!

This is where you will find 100+ trade stands, food and drink stands, the bar, the main stage, fun fair, race registration and much more..

All the courses/race tracks and trade stands will all be closed at 16:00

08:00 – 11:00
Sign On Open

If you're planning on entering any of the races you need to register first, online in advance. The sign on tent is located in the main arena.

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

08:00 - 16:00
Ride the DMR Pump Track

Practice your pumping, manuals, jumping and berm warfare skills on this awesome piece of kit. 

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

08:00 - 16:00
Ride the Hans Rey Trials Area

Test your riding skills out on this purpose built trails course in the main arena. Designed by Hans Rey himself.

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

08:00 - 18:00
Yellow Jersey and Abus Bike Storage

Our preferred insurance partner 'Yellow Jersey' and our friends from Abus will help you store your bike free charge! Head into the main arena, located next to the dirt jumps and make sure you bring your bike lock.

Please note that bikes are stored at your own risk. 

09:00 - 12:00
*Please enter online in advance to ensure an entry.
Race the Balance Bike World Championships Downhill (2-5 years of age)

Downhill is the Formula 1 of mountainbike racing. The purest form of racing with riders racing against the clock. The course will be fast and flowing with plenty of corners for the riders to showcase their skills.

10:00 - 15:00
Merry-Go-Round

It's all bout the kids! Keep them entertained as we guarantee their smiles and give you a well deserved rest.

Best of all, it's FREE!

10:00 - 15:00
Trampolines

Bounce, bounce, bounce!

Top Tip for all Parents/Guardians, do you want a good nights sleep? If so get them on the trampolines, guaranteed to tire them out!

Best of all, it's FREE!

10:00 - 15:00
Ferris Wheel

These are the best seats in the house. See the whole site from this unique perspective, just don't drop your phone!!

Best of all, it's FREE to use!

10:00 - 15:00
Bumper Cars

Bad drivers wanted! Guaranteed fun and games for all ages. Will you create the carnage or stay out of trouble? 

Best of all, it's FREE!

10:00 – 15:00
*Please enter online in advance to ensure an entry.
Race the Niner Bikes Enduro

Taking in four short course stages. This will be the perfect introduction for those wishing to enter their first enduro event as well as for the seasoned racer. We will be utilising the popular ‘Mashup’ Format that allows you to be timed on each stage as many times as you can manage within the five hour period. Your fastest logged time from each stage counts. With no fixed start times, this allows you to ride and race with your friends.

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Fun Loop Course

Head straight up the fore road to the Obelisk, then point and shoot down the fast and flowing course.

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the GT Bicycles Dual Slalom Course

Riders ready!

Grab your friends and let's have some 'Mates Races' on the grassy hill side that overlooks the arena.

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Rippers XC Loop

A flat, fun and scenic fun course around the lakes, perfect for the young ones! 

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Retro XC Loop

Hit up this short course XC loop, a real roller coaster of a lap! get yourselves up the Cannondale Climb and the Ridge Line for the best views in the house of the festival.

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Frog Bikes Kids Zone

Try out the latest Frog Bikes, get fitted up to make sure it's the right size and then, take it for a spin around the Frog Bikes Test Track in the main arena.

Best of all it's FREE!

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Kiddimoto Kids Zone

Let's roll with Kiddimoto!

Their test track is open for you to try out their bikes. The perfect warm up for the Balance Bike World Champs!

Best of all, it's FREE!

10:00 - 16:00
Ride the Calibre Bikes Air Bag Jump

Always wanted to learn how to do a 360 or a back flip then this is your chance!

Just hit the kicker and fly, coming back to earth with a soft landing. 

Get your 'Ride Pass Number Board' that allows you to ride all of our courses for just £5.00 for the whole weekend when you purchase your festival ticket or purchase at Race HQ in the Main Arena when you arrive onsite. With both options you you then pick up your number board at Race HQ and attach it to the front of your bike.

Note: excludes the Lake Ride and Dirt Jumps.

11:00 – 13:30
Gtechniq Retro MTB Show and Shine

This is your chance to view your dream bikes of yester year (2004 and earlier). The MTB anoraks have been hard at it producing these authentic beauties for your viewing. 

Their reward? How about the bragging rights of ‘Best in Show’ and a mouth-watering prize fund;

1st - £1,000

2nd £500

3rd £250

10:00 to 16:00
*Players must be ten years of age or older.
Gel Blaster Pro Arena Battle Zone

Let the battles commence with Gel Blaster! 

Whether you're going for precision shots or all-out carnage,  this is adrenaline fuelled fun for your fiends, family and enemies!

11:00 - 16:00
*Please enter online in advance to ensure an entry.
Race British Cycling's 4x National Championships

The Quad Eliminator status has been lifted to British Cyclings prestigious National Championship level. 

This one is a dog fight!

Riders will fire out of the four-man start gate at the same time, battling elbows high into the first corner. The course will be fast and flowing with plenty of passing places for the skilled and the brave. 

11:00 - 16:00
Balance on the Slack Lines

Here is a family challenge for you. Who will make it across first, remember the floor is Lava, our money is on the kids!

Best of all, it's FREE!

11:00 - 22:30
Licensed Bar Open

All your favourite drinks!

Please drink responsibly and note we will be operating the ‘Challenge 25’ policy of identification. Bring I.D to the large white marquee in the main arena.

12:00 - 14:00
*Rider Entry is invite only.
DMR Dirt Wars

12:00 Super Finals of Open (amateur) Category.

13:30 Old Skool vs New Skool Showdown.

The UK’s National Dirt Jump series. Stand back and watch in amazement as the riders  defy gravity, flipping and spinning in all directions. Head on over to the big dirt jumps in the main arena.

12:00 - 16:00
*Please enter online in advance to ensure an entry.
Race the Rippers (4-11 years of age) Downhill

Downhill is the Formula 1 of mountainbike racing. The purest form of racing with riders racing against the clock. The course will be fast and flowing with plenty of corners for the riders to showcase their skills.

Or stay for the after party and leave Monday morning!
Home Time!

If you are leaving today you must leave site by 20:00.

We really hope you had a great festival, thankyou for your attendance and custom, both gratefully appreciated.

Please drive safe and we look forward to seeing you all next year, same venue and again August Bank Holiday weekend.

Thursday to Sunday, the 21st - 25th of August 2025.

16:00 - 20:00
Help Please!

Volunteers Required!

Are you able to help with the clean up and are aged 18 or over?

-Clearing courses of poles and tape?

-Litter picking?

-Stacking crowd barriers?

-Taking down banners and signage?

If so pop on over to Event HQ in the main arena and join the Malverns Team! We would be so very, very grateful. Even if you can only do one hour, all help is massively appreciated.

18:00 - 19:00
Bongo Bingo!

Let's go 'Bingin' with a free and fun bingo session in the main marquee. 

Flying in all the way from Nuneaton, Andy, 'The Real Deal McCoy' for one night only as the official bingo caller.

Expect some amazing prizes from your favourite brands!

19:00 - 20:00
Pub Quiz

The ultimate MTB quiz!

Free to enter, just head into the main marquee, we will have pens, paper and a clip board for you. Just bring your brains!

Prizes for the top 3!

 

20:00 - 21:00
*Bring your own popcorn..
DEATHGRIP 2

Brendan Fairclough's DEATHGRIP 2, a film by Clay Porter and Chris Seager.

 

 

21:00 - 22:30
After Party Presented by Winch & Plummet

Kick back and relax as we drop Ibiza styled chilled out and mellow tunes under the sunset and the shadows of the beautiful Malvern Hills.