• Where is HSS?

    Humber Street Sesh is held on the East side of Hulls vibrant Marina on Saturday 13th August.

  • How do I get there?

    Festival organisers strongly recommend the use of public transport, as there is no on-site car parking available.

    Arriving via Train

    It’s easy and affordable to travel to Humber Street Sesh with Hull Trains.

    The HSS site is around 15-20 minute walk from the Hull Paragon Interchange. HSS are suggesting visitors access the site by walking along Princes Dock Street, across the A63 Murdoch’s connection bridge crossing and walking along Humber Dock Street.

    Travel to Hull and back for a discounted fare of £10 or less from Doncaster, Selby, Howden and Brough with our brand new Hull Leisure Return ticket. Don’t forget, children aged 5 to 15 travel for half price.

    Leave the car at home, travel greener and let us transport you there stress-free!

    Book your train tickets and find more details here.

    Travelling from further afield? You can book tickets from across the UK to Hull on the Hull Trains website.

    Hull Trains

    Arriving by Car

    There is no parking available on site for festival visitors, however many car parks are open across the city with local car parks being: Princes Quay (HU1 2PQ), King William House Car Park (HU1 1RS) – please check car park closing times when planning your journey to HSS.

    Arriving by Foot

    Visitors can access the site by walking along Princes Dock Street, across the A63 Murdoch’s connection bridge crossing and walking along Humber Dock Street.

    Alternatively walk under the Myton Bridge flyover which is on High Street and onto Humber Street.

    Arriving by Cycle

    Hull has a multitude of new dedicated cycle lanes across the City to ensure safety of cyclists to access the event.

  • Is there a site map and programme?

    We have plenty of site maps and programmes to issue around the festival site on the day. Our website will also be updated with all the artist and stage information closer to the festival on the Line Up and Stages pages.


  • Are there any road closures in place?

    Road closures start to go into place on Thursday 11th August at 7am and will continue to stay in place until Monday 15th August at 2pm. Maps of roads affected can be found on the festival site.

  • Where are the entry points at HSS?

    The festival has 2 entries: Humber Dock Street and Queen Street.

  • When do the gates open?

    The festival gates will open on Saturday 13th at 12.00 hours with the event finishing at 23.00 hours

  • Where can I buy a ticket before the event?

    Tickets can be purchased via until 12:00pm, Friday 12th August.

    Retailers across the local area are also selling tickets – these being: Social on Humber Street

  • How much are tickets for HSS?

    Pre-event tickets booked online via See Tickets cost £15 (+ booking fees), tickets will cost £20 on the day.

  • Can I buy a ticket on the day?

    Yes, tickets can be purchased from both entry points for £20 each. We accept payments via cash, card and contactless.

  • I have already purchased my tickets, how do I get my wristband?

    Advance ticket holders need to exchange their, physical tickets or PDF e-Ticket (printed out or presented on their phone/mobile device) for a wristband at the specific festival ticket/wristband marquees located along Humber Dock Street and Queen Street.

    • Each ticket barcode needs to be scanned, validated and then exchanged for wristbands for entry to the festival site.
    • Keep your tickets/e-ticket safe and don’t let anyone make copies, photos or recordings of them.
    • There is one barcode per physical ticket/page of the PDF e-ticket – i.e, if you have purchased x5 e-tickets in one order, the PDF will be 5 pages long and have 5 barcodes that need scanning.
    • A valid ticket is required for entry, and presenting your booking confirmation number/email alone will not grant you entry.
    • Humber Street Sesh will be holding pre-festival ticket exchanges at Social (based on Humber Street) from Monday 1st August through to Friday 12th August between 12.00-6:30pm. (wristbands can also be purchased here for £15 +£1.50 Booking Fee)
  • Missing tickets / I cannot find my tickets

    • A valid ticket is required for entry, and presenting your booking confirmation number/email alone will not grant you entry.
    • At the time of purchase of e-tickets, you will have received an email from See Tickets with the e-tickets PDF attached (please check your spam/junk/other inboxes).
    • Should you not be able to source the e-tickets in your inbox, they are also held on your online See Tickets account: – please log in to your account and retrieve them.
    • If you ordered physical tickets online with See Tickets, these are processed and dispatched by See Tickets directly. If you have not yet received your tickets in the post please contact See Tickets customer service here:
  • Wristbands

    IMPORTANT stuff you need to know about your wristband:

    • Wristbands are only valid if you wear it on your wrist
    • Wristbands that are tampered with or damaged, glued, cut, broader than the hand are considered as invalid!
    • Wristbands are non-transferable to another person
    • Damaged and lost wristbands cannot be replaced
  • Children at HSS

    Children aged 12 and under (date of birth after 13th August 2010) can enter the Humber Street Sesh free of charge but they need to wear a child wristband.

    They must be accompanied by an adult who can collect the wristband at either of the ticket booths at the entrances in possession of an adult wristband.

    Please familiarise your child with the HSS site, pick a point where to meet if you are lost to each other. Ideally this would be the lost children & welfare points.

  • Carer policy at HSS

    HSS are more than happy to offer a carer accompanying someone to the festival for free entry. Please contact the festival prior to the date to arrange this prior to the festival. Our accessibility policy is available to view on our website

  • Can I bring my dog?

    Yes, however your dog must be on a lead at all times and you must follow event staff’s rules at all times.

  • Refunding Tickets

    Please note that tickets are non-refundable.

  • Will I be searched at entry?

    Bag and body searches will be carried out by security staff on all gates, please see site rules on the website and on the entrance points into the festival.


  • First Aid at HSS

    First Aid is available at HSS and is located on the Humber Street carpark near to the Stage at the Dock.
    Please seek out the nearest member of event staff wearing a Hi-Viz in any emergency.

    We would like to ask you to take care of yourselves and each other.
    We recommend you refresh yourselves with lots of alcohol-free drinks, apply suntan lotion to yourselves liberally and wear caps. In case you feel unwell, please approach the medical or event staff.

  • Safety at HSS

    We still live in a world of Covid so please do not enter the festival site if you feel unwell or show any of the latest symptoms or if you have tested positive on any Covid test.

    Please remember to check the items you can and cannot bring into the festival Site.

  • Weather

    During HSS the weather is generally great! Meaning: usually sunny with a possibility of showers. Check the weather forecast before leaving for the festival. In addition make sure you have a raincoat and sun cream, just in case.


Check out these tips and information collected for you!

Alcohol, cigarettes & drugs:
We kindly ask you to drink reasonable amounts of alcohol and smoke reasonable amounts of cigarettes and to refrain from using drugs at all.
In the bars, intoxicated guests and visitors under the age of 18 cannot be served with any alcoholic beverages.
Important: The consumption of narcotics is strictly forbidden and is against the law.
Food and Shopping:
Many food outlets will be trading across the site and there is plenty of time to chill out.
Look after each other:
Look out for your friends. If anyone feels dizzy, sick, weak or has problems with their vision please contact the medical staff immediately.
Protect yourself against the sun, eat and rest as much as you can, drink a lot of non-alcoholic beverages and wash your hands regularly! Drink alcohol with care to avoid accidents occurring out of drunkenness.
If you have to take medication regularly please bring a sufficient amount of it with you.
Please only bring the most necessary items with you. If possible leave your valuables at home. We kindly ask you to hand in any items you find to the welfare, production or event staff.
There are plenty of toilet facilities including accessible toilets available across the HSS festival site and we understand that these will be busy at certain times. We encourage visitors to wait patiently for these toilets and not use alleyways and buildings.
Walking around:
Getting from one location to another might take a longer time than you would expect because of the crowd, so we advise you to leave early to get to each stage in time.
When arriving and leaving the festival you may notice the Footbridge over the A63 and the Queen Street/Market Place crossings can be pretty crowded, please be patient, don’t push others, don’t try to walk opposite of traffic and move along with the crowd.
Cashless Payments:
There aren’t any ATM’s located on the festival site, however the Festival Bars and the ticket booths do take card payments.
The closest ATM’s are located in Princes Quay or Silver Street.
Lost and Found:
Most items lost at HSS are usually reunited with owners, please ask event staff if you have any queries.
Photography and Media:
Please note that the use of CCTV, photography, interviews and video recordings will take place at the festival – by entering the site you are confirming that you agree to taking part in this activity which may be used for promotional and/or editorial work.