Japfest Silverstone 2023



Start Date and time
23rd April 2023
10:00 AM

End Date and time
23rd April 2023
5:00 PM

Silverstone Circuit Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN


UK’s premium Japanese Car Show! Japfest is now firmly established as Europe’s most popular and enduring Japanese car event, and we are delighted to announce that we will be returning to Silverstone, the home of British Motorsport, for 2023. Experience non-stop high speed performance Japanese track action including the awesome Drift Kings competition, not to forget the huge retail village, Japfest Select competition and thousands of club and Individual displays – the 2023 event is not to be missed! SHOW ADDRESS: Silverstone Circuit Towcester Northamptonshire NN12 8TN CAMPSITE ADDRESS: Camping is located at Whittlebury Park Campsite. Whittlebury Park Nr Towcester Northamptonshire NN12 8WP Japfest Silverstone is the must attend event for Japanese Clubs. In 2022 we sold out Silverstone for both clubs and public! With demand high we advise all public to purchase your tickets and special display passes early. Advanced Child (Aged 14 & under) Ticket FREE


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Tracktime Public Tracktime : £40 per 20 minute session Tracktime Passenger: £10 Camping Adult Advanced Camping Ticket: £14 per person. Child Advanced Camping Ticket: £10 Aged 5 – 14. Under 5’s FREE Display Your Car Special Display: Vehicle Pass £3 on top of your entry ticket Not part of a club? Display your car with other individuals inside the show. Cars are displayed in groups of similar models. Please note, only Japanese cars can display at the event. Any vehicles that book on out of this catchment, will be turned away. FAQ HAVE A QUESTION? We’ve pulled together some useful FAQ’s for you below. If your question is not answered please get in touch with us by clicking here to create a new support ticket to speak to a member of our team. General Ticketing Camping GENERAL QUESTIONS What time does the show open? Gates are open to the public from 10:00, Clubs and Special Displays from 07:00. The event closes at 17:00. Is the event solely for Japanese models? Yes – all cars being displayed or going out on track must be a Japanese. Visitors can park their cars in the public car park no matter what make or model. Are motorcycles allowed to display at the show? No we’re afraid motorcycles are not allowed to display at this event. Will there be a cash point on site? No, there are no cash points on site. Most traders and catering facilities will allow card payments. However, we advise you to bring cash as not all trade stands will accept card payments. Can I bring my pet? No. To comply with the venue’s rules, no animals are allowed on site, apart from assistant dogs. If you do intend to bring an assistance dog, before your arrival, you must email us at shows@kelsey.co.uk so the necessary arrangements can be made. Are there food units on site? There are many food and bar units and a permanent on-site cafeteria open throughout the day. You can bring your own food and drink into the show if you prefer. Glass bottles are not permitted and will be confiscated. Are BBQ’s allowed on site? No BBQ’s are not permitted. Do I have to pay to park in the public car park? The public car park is free for event attendees and opens from 10am. TICKET QUESTIONS How can I buy ticket? Tickets are purchased online. Advanced ticket sales close midnight (BST) Friday before the event. Can you purchase tickets over the phone? All tickets are purchased online through our ticketing system. If you have any problems please give us a call on 01959 541444. Can I get a refund for my tickets once I’ve bought them? Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Do I have to print the tickets? The tickets are valid printed off OR on your smart phone, as long as the barcode is clear. My tickets haven’t arrived yet, when will I get them? Entry tickets are emailed out to you upon completion of payment. Please check your junk or spam folder. If you have not received your tickets, please contact a member of our team. What will I receive when I book track time? Upon booking track time, you will receive an email confirmation. Leading up to the event, you will be sent details about your briefing and track time along with other important documentation that you will need to bring with you. If you do not have this 3 days before the event, please contact us. CAMPING QUESTIONS Are there facilities on the campsite? There are toilets and showers on site at the Campsite. Electric hook ups are available on a first come, first served basis, payable on arrival. Camping is on grass, no hard standing is available. Can we BBQ? Yes, BBQ’s must be raised off the ground and disposed of by dousing in water before placing in any bin/skip. No open fires are permitted. Can I park next to my tent? Yes, vehicles are parked with your tents, so we ask you to restrict movement as much as possible so not to cause a disturbance to other campers nearby. Campers are directed through to the next available area upon arrival. Will our stuff be safe? The campsite has security, but we would advise that you keep any valuables with you or leave them at home. The campsite accepts no liability for loss or damage to any personal property. Security searches may be conducted to ensure safety of persons at the event. Campsite Rules: No noise after midnight, all music must be stopped No pets allowed on site, except guide dogs Drunk drivers will have their keys confiscated and the police will be called No unauthorised trading is permitted on site No unauthorised vehicles i.e quads, mini-motos, drones No glass will be permitted in the campsite No fireworks – it is illegal and the police will prosecute offenders No refunds or exchanges will be made All guests are responsible for assisting with the enforcement of the campsite rules, by being vigilant and notifying security immediately of any incidents. In the event of non-compliance, guests may be asked to leave the campsite and/or the event organisers will be informed which may result in event entry being cancelled without refund. HIGH-SPEED PERFORMANCE Firmly established as Europe’s biggest Japanese car show, experience non-stop high-speed performance track action, stunning car displays and spectacular drifting. TICKETS FROM £27 BUY NOW WE'RE THE REAL DEAL Japfest is the premier event for the serious enthusiast with all day edge-of-the-seat track action, including a huge retail village and over 4,000 cars on display from the UK’s thriving club scene. SPONSORED BY TIRE STREETS DRIFT KINGS Smell of burning tyres and eye watering drifts, bag the best viewing spots to watch these skilful drivers at their best. With demos throughout the day. WHAT'S ON Thousands of Japanese cars on display ranging from club to feature car magazine displays Back for 2022 is the Drift Kings competition, with demos throughout the day All day track action A retail village to fill your needs – from suspension to detailing products


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