Main Square Festival in Arras, France is an eclectic mix music festival, going from rock to hip-hop, but also electronic music, pop and folk. What started out as a modest Placebo concert in 2004, has since then developed into one of the country’s biggest and most acclaimed multi-day music festivals. Fans from far and wide gather during the early summer weekend to see international mega stars perform on one of the two stages. Main Square festival has attracted worldwide famous artists like Coldplay, Metallica, Depeche Mode, Lenny Kravitz, Pharell Williams, Radiohead, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Pearl Jam and many many many more. The list just goes on!
The Main Square Festival owes its name to the location of the Main Square in Arras, where it took place for six years.
The city of Arras is a crossroad in the heart of Europe. It is located halfway between Paris, Brussels and London. Since 2010, the Main Square Festival has moved to the heart of the historic citadel with its public entrance under the stunning 16th century “Porte Royale” on the General De Gaulle’s Boulevard. This registered site on the UNESCO World Heritage list, increased the capacity of the festival. In 2019 about 125.000 people bought a ticket to Main Square festival.
Book your FestiTent and Enjoy Main Square festival 2022 Easy and Relaxed.
This year also FestiTent offers you an Easy way to camp at Main Square Festival. We are delighted to welcome you. The campsite is a haven of peace where you’ll be able to rest after an intense day of concerts. Moreover, it’s the best way to take advantage of the festival and of its mood.
It’s possible to stay over in a FestiTent during the opening hours of the campsite.
Starting from Thursday, June 30th at 10am
Closing on Monday, July 4th at 12:00 pm
The FestiTent reception will be open during that time and the FestiTent is yours during that whole period.
As a FestiTent guest you can use all the regular campsite facilities such as: warm individual showers (€2), fresh toilets, a festival shop and some surprises…
The FestiTent village is located at the Main Square Festival campsite. Which is situated on the same level as the avenue Jean Zay and the Savary high school. That’s a 15 min walk from the festival entrance at the Citadel. A shuttle service will be provided by the festival
Prices for 1 camping ticket per person:
1 Night = 8 €
3 Nights = 20 €
4 Nights = 25 €
*When booking a FestiTent, a festival entrance ticket nor a camping tickets is included. You can book those on the Main Square festival website.
After your booking you will receive an email as payment confirmation. Our Guest Support will check and confirm your booking. You will then receive an email with your FestiTent voucher. This voucher only gives you access to your FestiTent, not to the festival or the campsite. The entrance ticket to the campsite must be purchased separately in the ticket shop of the festival.
Is your spam filter stronger than our vouchers? No problem, you can download your voucher straight from the FestiTent Guest Center.
A few days before you travel to the festival, you will receive an email from us with additional information about the location and check-in.
After entering the campsite, proceed to the FestiTent reception. Our hosts will be waiting for you and guide you to your FestiTent. You can check in by handing in your voucher. If you have lost your voucher (your dog ate it, your printer ran out of ink just when you tried to print it or your phone ran out of power) we will find your name in our check-in system. No worries! During the check-in we will check if your FestiTent is damage free and fill in a check-in form together.
Come over to the FestiTent reception when you want to check out. We will check together if your FestiTent was not damaged during the weekend. If everything is ok, your deposit will be refunded the day after. From then it’s out of our hands. Depending on your payment method it can take several weeks before you will see it appear on your account. More info about the Deposit.
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