It's simple, you pre-book some activities to "have a go" at or just turn up on the day and visit the different areas and put your name down for sessions and just join in. There's also plenty of entertainment too, with yummy food to eat and chill out areas with music, massage and giant screens with live sport and entertainment. Click on the About page to find out more.

All the activities are FREE and all you have to pay for is anything you choose to buy from our Exhibitors or something to eat!

Yes, you certainly can. Please email for more information.

You just need to Register on this website as normal, then proceed to the Buy Tickets page and insert the promotional code in the promotional code box towards the top on the left. This will then deduct the appropriate percentage from your final amount.

The event timetable in live. Just sign-in and go to Book Activities section in the top right of the home page. But please remember to buy your ticket before you can book activities, otherwise frustration will prevail!

You can pre-book 2 activities per person in your group for the Indoor Winter (Feb 3rd) & Spring (April 28th) events. You will also be able to book many more on the day itself, subject to availability. Pre-booking will close at 8pm on WEDNESDAY 31st January, 2018.

Most are 45 minutes long (taster sessions) but please see our Timetable for full information.

Please see our Timetable which will be gradually updated with the full list of providers for each session. Some are National Governing Bodies; some are local clubs or businesses. We are truly grateful to them all for all their support.

Please go back to the ‘Visitors Profile’ page on your account. Then click on ‘Show Activities’ and you will see a box to ‘Cancel’ those activities on the far-right hand side. Click those boxes and then you can go back to the booking section to book others instead.

There is no entertainment at the smaller indoor GoFest events on February 3rd and April 28th but there will be dance and gymnastic acts as well as live bands and tribute acts at the main summer festivals on June 23/24 in manchester and July 21/22 in Guildford.

GoFest opens at 8.30am and most sessions start at 9am. We finish at 4.45pm for the Winter and Spring events. We finish at 8pm on the first day or the summer festivals and 6pm on the second days.

Some lockers are available inside for a small charge and we may have some cloakroom facility, we are not certain at this point. Many changing rooms will be available.

Buggies will probably need to be kept with you although we are currently exploring the possibility of a small buggy park.

There are some free water points located around the venues and plenty of water for sale inside and out.

Yes there are showers available to use in the venues.

You will need to bring your own towels.

There is plenty of FREE Car Park space at Gate 2 of the Etihad Complex.

The good news this year is that the parking is FREE.

There are quite a few places to park your Bike near the main entrance / car park.

Sorry, no picnics are allowed to be brought in to the park. GoFest is very reliant on the support of local businesses and food vendors so we encourage you to use those instead please, they are very good!

Yes, there will be a bar inside at venue of the Winter and Spring festivals as well as outside at the summer festivals, although we do encourage you to please be sensible and avoid drinking alcohol and taking exercise.

Ah yes, the beautiful English Summer! For the Winter & Spring events, everything is indoors and for our main summer festivals about 50% of the activities are available indoors and if the weather turns against us then we just get a little wet playing the outside sports!

A variety of companies and clubs from National Governing Bodies, Fresh Food suppliers like Alaska Seafood through to new Sports Apps like Hoops Connect and original games makers like Omni GENEius. See Partners for more information.

The Athletics Arena is located at Rowsley St, Manchester M11 3FF. You can find out al details of how to find it here:

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

No, sorry you will need to setup a fresh profile for each event and start from the beginning. The reason for this is technical and to avoid confusion between events.

Please buy your tickets first and then register here.

Yes, we will have our new branded T shirts for all ages available for sale across the week end.