Fan Zone

Fan Zone

Entry is free! Making our Fan Zone the perfect place to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the racing.

Opening Times

Open throughout the Championships, you can sit back and take it all in from our Fan Zone.

Saturday 21 Sept – 0900 to 2130

Sunday 22 Sept – 0900 to 1830

Monday 23 Sept – 0900 to 1830

Tuesday 24 Sept – 0900 to 1830

Wednesday 25 Sept – 1000 to 1830

Thursday 26 Sept – 1100 to 1830

Friday 27 Sept – 1000 to 2130

Saturday 28 Sept – 1000 to 2200

Sunday 29 Sept – 0800 to 2030

Please note times are subject to change

Top tips for the Fan Zone

  1. Dress for the weather - Yorkshire in September? With our unpredictable weather patterns make sure you have warm & waterproof clothes with you.
  2. Keep bag size to under 25L - bags larger than this will not be permitted to be brought in to the fan zone.
  3. Allow plenty of time for entry - know where your entrances are.
  4. Plan your journey - know when your last public transport is.
  5. Come with an empty stomach - very best quality curated food and drink options from across Yorkshire, UK and around the World you best be prepared for a feast.

Programme

Our Harrogate Fan Zone is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the racing and soak up the atmosphere. With free entry for the full duration of the Championships we will be showing all the racing on big screens throughout the week and every medal presentation on our main stage. However, it's not all about the cycling! We have a full programme of stage performances, roving and pop up performances and activations throughout the nine days.

On top of this the Fan Zone will feature the very best quality curated food and drink options, Interactive sponsor activations, come and try activities, traders village and official merchandise superstore.

If all this wasn’t enough come and join us on Saturday 21st for the opening ceremony following the Para-cycling races. Come and join us at this free event in celebrating the start of the World Championships.

For a full programme and maps up keep an eye out on this website, sign up to our email newsletter and download our App to stay up to date with the latest information.

 

Fan Zone Restricted Items  

  • Alcoholic beverages (no alcohol is permitted to be brought into the fan zone) 

 

 

  • Animals and birds living - or deceased (service dogs exempt) 

 

 

  • Hard-sided bags or bags in excess of 25 litres in capacity which may cause obstruction in case of an emergency evacuation

 

 

  • Bicycles, skateboards etc

 

 

  • Bulk food (such as picnics) 

 

 

  • Glass Bottles & Containers

 

 

  • Laser pointers 

 

 

  • Oversized items (that cannot be easily carried) 

 

 

  • Protest items and materials 

 

 

  • Ambush marketing materials 

 

 

  • Balls, inflatable items etc

 

 

  • Commercial photography 

 

 

  • Folding chairs, high chairs and children’s car seats

 

 

  • Large umbrellas, tarpaulins, shelters 

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  • Large flags and flag poles (maximum size of 1 x 2m permitted) 

 

 

  • Unauthorised radio transmitters

 

 

  • Wireless routers and hubs 

 

 

  • Drones, remote or radio controlled vehicles/moving devices

 

Getting here

Located on The Stray in the centre of Harrogate, the Fan Zone is easily accessed via variety of transport modes.

Train

The fan zone is located within a short 10 minute walk from the Harrogate train station, simply follow the 'Fan Zone' wayfinding signs or ask one of our Yorkshire Team Volunteers for directions.

Bus

The Fan Zone is located within a short 10 minute walk from the Harrogate bus station, simply follow the 'Fan Zone' wayfinding signs or ask one of our Yorkshire Team Volunteers for directions.

Bike

There will be secure*, managed bike parking located adjacent to the fan zone off Otley Road. Bike parking is available on a first come first serve basis, spectators should bring their own bike locks as they will not be provided. Bikes will not be permitted into the fan zone.

*Please note that all bikes are left at the risk of the spectator.

Car 

Spectator parking is available to book via our website from later in July 2019. Parking is limited so advance booking is advised. Parking facilities are located within convenient walking distance to the fan zone and race circuit.

 

Exhibit at the 2019 UCI Road World Championship

The 2019 UCI Road World Championship in Yorkshire is now welcoming trade stand applications.

Companies and Brands can now apply for a place within the Fan Zone Festival Site, which boasts roadside viewing, big screens, and entertainment throughout the nine days of racing. 

Located in Harrogate next to the finish line of every race, the Fan Zone is the epicentre of all the action and an unmissable opportunity to connect with 200,000+ cycling fans. 

Trade stands will be available from either 21st-29th September or 25th-29th September.

For more information please email exhibit@yorkshire2019.co.uk