The Kent Event Centre at the Kent Showground is ideally suited for arrival by car. It is located on the A249 which is a busy dual carriageway. From the M20 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 7 and follow signs to Sittingbourne and Sheerness A249. The Kent Showground is clearly marked and is approximately 2 miles from the junction. From the M2 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 5, signposted Maidstone A249. The Kent Showground is approximately 5 miles from the junction. The postcode is ME14 3JF. Please note that it is best to follow the signs as you near the Showground rather than a sat nav.


The on-site car park will be open from 5:15 pm.

Tickets can only be pre-purchased on our website. These tickets need to be printed and placed in your windscreen on the night.

Buy tickets here

Wear your headtorch whilst on foot in the car park as some areas are unlit.


By Bus – Arriva route 333 Tel: There is the number 333 bus service to the Showground during the year. The bus can be caught at the Chequers Bus Station in Maidstone town centre.

By Rail – The nearest train station is Maidstone East. View the Timetable to the left or for more rail enquiries telephone: . The Channel Tunnel is within a 40 minute drive (35 miles). Ashford International is a 20 minute drive (20 miles).

By Air – Gatwick Airport is just 41 miles and a 45 minute drive away.

By Ferry – Dover is within a 45 minute drive and 38 miles away.

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