How is it nearly time for MPF2024? If you’re not feeling prepared we’ve gathered all the information together to welcome you to this year’s festival. If you’ve attended MPF before you’ll be familiar with all the venues, although we have more happening than ever and hopefully a few surprises. Thank you so much for your continued support, it is really appreciated. We hope that you have an amazing time at MPF, make new friends and discover some awesome new bands. Bring it on!

Here is everything you need to know about MPF2024:


You can collect your wristbands from The Union each day from 12pm. Your ticket is the QR code in your confirmation email. Please bring this with you and we always advise bringing some sort of ID with you just in case of any issue even if we don’t foresee any. It is worth saving the QR code before you join the queue incase the internet fails you.

Don’t stress at us, don’t panic if you have a problem, we will help with any issue but that may require some patience and understanding. There will be a queue, you may have to wait in line, just please bear with us.


If you purchased a ticket from someone via Twickets they should have forwarded the QR code to you that we mentioned above. We would also advise bringing any correspondence between yourself, the seller and/or the resale site just as a back up.


We have an app you can download again this year. It can contains the full schedules along with plenty of other features. It can be accessed by downloading the app WOOV on your smartphone and adding our event. Share some photos on it, arrange some meet ups, get busy and make the most of your weekend.

Download HERE.


You can also stay up to date with timings via the Clashfinder website. Search for us on there and you’ll see the full listings. We would advise staying up to date with this or the app each day in case of any last minute band changes.

Check out the Clashfinder HERE.


As always we provide a free programme for all attendees. Pick yours up on the way in at The Union. We will also keep some at the official merch table.

View the programme online HERE.


Merch sales are a huge help to us and the bands so grab something if you can afford to. Official MPF merch will be located at The Union. Band merch will be situated around the venues that they are playing so keep an eye out.


As with every year, we want to ensure that your MPF ticket is as much value for money as possible. Apart from the 120+ bands, 6 afterparties and 7 stages, we also team up with a number of local businesses to get you discount when you show your festival wristband.

Idle Hands Coffee House, Gorilla, Sandbar, Fierce Bar Manchester, Track Brewing Co., North Taproom: Circle Square, Sureshot Brewing, and What The Pitta


New to MPF! We’re very pleased to confirm that we have the following organisations at MPF2024. They will be setting up at Flour & Flagon (next to Bread Shed) from 2pm until 6pm.

Safe Gigs for Women
Weirdo Zine & Collective
Tiny Paws MCR
Manchester Hunt Sabs


Each year we team up with our friends at Signature Brew to provide a nice festival beer. This year sees the return of QUEEN BEE, our most popular one so far. Give that and other Signature Brew beers a try at each venue, you won’t be disappointed! This year’s beer is being launched at 4pm on Thursday at the North Brewing Tap Room in Circle Square.


The home of one side of our after parties all weekend, we are also hosting the warm up gig there on Thursday night. 5 amazing bands to kick off your weekend.

Grab your ticket HERE.


Venues will get full. We cannot guarantee your admission to see every band due to the limited capacity at each venue.  To minimise the risk of missing a set, please ensure you get to the stage early to avoid disappointment.


We want MPF to have a positive impact on the world outside of punk, particular within our own city. With so many people gathering in one place we feel that MPF is a great opportunity to support people who are less fortunate than ourselves. Thank you so much to everyone that bought a charity ticket to help raise money for the Booth Centre!

The Booth Centre is an organisation trying to bring about positive change in the lives of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and help them plan for and realise a better future. If you want to donate or read more about them, you can do HERE


Teatime Collective are returning to provide the vegan scran for everybody over the weekend. They will be based at The Union everyday. Be sure to try something and help support a great local business.


The Sober Social returns to Manchester Punk Festival in 2024! Anyone attending the festival can join us at Sandbar on Saturday between 12-1pm.

Our aim is to provide a welcome space for anyone who’s sober, sober-curious, or anyone who feels like they’ve gone a bit hard on the first night. Drop in for a coffee or a pizza and meet some new friends.


Please respect the venues and each other.

That’s it from us, see you around this weekend ❤️

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