Glastonbury Carnival

photo: credit: Jason Bryant

The first Glastonbury Carnival since lockdowns started takes place on Saturday 19th November. Please do give generously to the collection as it benefits many local charities, the entries and it keeps the carnival tradition alive year after year.

Road Closures

Friday 18th November -LINE UP AREA Closed to all 20:00 friday until Saturday 00:00*
The A39 Glastonbury Relief Road, Northload Bridge Roundabout to Tinbridge Roundabout, inc Wells Road Link Road will be closed due to this being the Carnival overnight line up. Roads will be barriered and marshalled.

*Re-opens Saturday 19th November at Midnight est.(subject to clearance of area, if delays happen the road will remain closed)

Saturday 19th November – 3pm to 5pm
Magdelene Street / High Street / Benedict Street. The town centre will be closed off due to congregating volumes of spectators and to allow for daytime entertainers to walk around.

Saturday 19th November – 5pm* to 10-11pm or until clear enough to reopen the roads
A39 Street Roundabout

*Strictly no access to any vehicles including coaches and carnival entries due to the high volume of pedestrians in the road.

A39 Northload Bridge Roundabout, including B3151, Northload Bridge Road

Chilkwell Street at the junction of the A361

Wells Road, access to Thorndun Estate and Dunstans Park at the discretion of the marshal, proof of address will be required and dependent on the location of the procession on route before 8pm. Strictly no access from 8pm.

And all other roads around town accessing the route will be closed within the road closures.



Limited car parking is available within the Town centre. Normal car parking charges apply to the council run car parks.

Official Glastonbury Carnival Car Parking £5
Tor Leisure (next to Morrisons)
Tor Leisure (bottom of Benedict Street)
Herbie’s Field (near the start)
**Anyone charging for car parking not in the above areas are not collecting on behalf of Glastonbury

All official car parks issue a receipt to be displayed in your vehicle.

Shoppers will be charged and refunded on exit of the store car parks as long as exit is before 5pm.


For more information about Road Closures & Parking please see