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.
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.
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.
Before the start of 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, fresh and full of energy songs dating from the 1960’s right the way through to today’s chart music.
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 only, we have a limited amount of giveaways and once their gone - they're gone!
You MUST pre book on site parking. There will be no parking available on the day to purchase. Members parking is £5 and for non members £10. These WILL sell out so book today.