All completely FREE
Come down to the ground from 5.00pm to enjoy our brand new Kids' Zone that is opening for the first time. There will be a variety of fun inflatables for all ages, including a surf simulator, gladiator duel and giant garden games, to name a few. All of the activities are completely FREE* of charge with a match day ticket.
*Please not all Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to the stadium.
Before AND after play
Under The Covers will be playing live in the Exhibition hall before the start of play. Grab a beer and come and enjoy fun, • highly experienced musicians including ex Stereophonics drummer Sam Yapp. They will also be on after the cricket finishes so the party will carry on in the Exhibition Hall.
The Big Sleuth
Our Bear Will Be Revealed
Come down to Edgbaston on July 8th, to see one of the first Bears on the Big Sleuth Trail on display! Our Bear is very special as it's been designed by one of our coaches and is inspired by one of our players.
Follow the map
Starting in the exhibition hall, grab yourself a map and find the hidden Bear pop up’s all around the stadium. There are 7 to find! You'll finish right by the Drayton Manor play zones.
Drayton Manor Playzones
Put your skills into action, at our cricket play zones with bats and balls there to use. Here, there will be a coach on hand to give you tips and tricks in this ultimate accuracy challenge!
Food & Drink
Where to eat at Edgbaston
Head straight to Edgbaston Beach, where we offer everything from Halal to Gluten-Free to traditional fish and chips! Some other popular food offerings are our hog roasts, supplied by our Organic Concession Partner Fordhall Farm, a traditional BBQ, and an authentic Noodle Bar. We have also introduced kid’s lunch-boxes with nutritious and healthy snacks for the Little Bears you bring with you. Picnics are allowed- but no alcohol, glass bottles or cans are permitted.
The Bear Pit
Test out your skills
Think you can bowl like a Bear? Come and give our Bears’ bowlathon a go. Test out your bowling skills to get on the leader board, for a chance to win a signed Bears’ bat.
Souvenirs from the day
Look out for our volunteers who will be giving out a whole host of freebies including clappits, hairy handbands and autograph bats to name a few. We advise fans to get there early, we have a limited amount of giveaways and once theiy're gone - they're gone!
In the Exhibition Hall
Find your way to the our professional facepainting team before the start of play! Kids can get their face painted like a Bear by the Impeccable Parties team.
Where to sit
Find the perfect view
If you're after the best atmosphere in cricket, the Eric Hollies (Block 21-30) is our party stand and perfect for fancy dress groups.
The Drayton Manor Family Stand (Blocks 1-3) is home to our responsible drinking zone. Parents can relax and have a drink in a family friendly environment.
Remember all seating is unreserved, we encourage our fans to explore the different stands at Edgbaston and find their own favourite view.
You MUST pre book on site parking. There will be no on site parking available on the day to purchase. Members parking is £5 and for non members £10. These WILL sell out so book today.
Please note: If you have a 2017 car park pass you do not have to pre-book.
Edgbaston Shuttle Bus
T20 Saturday Night Service
Regular buses will be running from the city centre (Bullring- Smallbrook Queensway) convenient to both New Street & Moor Street station. First journey departing at 5.00pm. Buses will run at frequent intervals for 2 hours before & for 1 hour after. Return fare just £5.00.