10 Unusual Facts About the UK’s Download Festival

Unusual Facts about Download Festival

The UK’s Download Festival is a haven for rock and roll fans, but it’s also home to some truly unusual and unexpected moments.
Here are 10 Unusual Facts about Download annual event:

Unusual Facts about Download Festival

  1. In 2018, a man proposed to his girlfriend on stage during a performance by the band Steel Panther.
  2. The festival has a dedicated area for wrestling fans, featuring live matches and meet-and-greets with wrestlers.
  3. One year, a food truck called the “Deep Fried Pizza Van” was a hit with festival-goers. As the name suggests, they served deep-fried pizzas.
  4. In 2011, Ozzy Osbourne’s set was interrupted by a group of animal rights protesters. Ozzy responded by inviting them on stage and giving them a chance to speak.
  5. In 2013, actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested at the festival for public intoxication.
  6. The festival has a dedicated area for horror movie fans, including screenings of classic and contemporary horror films.
  7. In 2016, a group of festival-goers dressed up as the band Kiss and performed a full set on the main stage.
  8. The festival has a “silent disco” area, where attendees can dance to music that is only audible through headphones.
  9. One year, a makeshift wedding chapel was set up on site and a series of mock weddings were held throughout the weekend.
  10. In 2018, a group of festival-goers set a new world record for the largest game of dodgeball ever played.
10 Unusual Facts about Download Festival UK

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