Bellissimo! Brands Hatch will once again pay tribute to the great automotive nation of Italy at the latest edition of Festival Italia! For one day only, the popular event will transform the historic circuit into the Temple of Speed!

The best of Italy will descend on Kent with Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Fiats, Alfa Romeos, Lancias and more present to celebrate Italian automotive passion. 

On-circuit entertainment will include Ferrari and Alfa Romeo racing, with contests for both classic and contemporary Italian cars. There will also be special track demonstrations from historic Italian race cars, plus much more. 

Off-track activities include hundreds of Italian vehicles on display, with lots for the whole family to enjoy including Italian cuisine, trade stands and live music.

Owners and clubs can apply to join our vehicle display by clicking here.

Tickets will be available on the gate

Under 13s Go Free!

Festival Italia

Sunday 13 August 2023









Admission Prices – Please note under 13s are admitted free of charge

Sunday Admission


£28.00 Gate Only

Teen Ages 13 - 15

£17.00 Gate Only

Senior Citizen Ages 65 and above

£22.00 Gate Only

Race Event Extras


Save money and order your souvenir race programme in advance. Simply claim it on the day from one of our selected programme booths or circuit shops.

£6.00 Gate Only

Southbank Parking

If you wish to park within the Infield area or on the Southbank (the large grassed area opposite Cooper Straight) the charge is £10 per car on Sunday. You will need to download a pass in advance by clicking here. Please note that motorcycles are not permitted.

£10.00 Gate Only


Order your radio earpiece in advance and collect it at the circuit from one of our selected programme booths or circuit shops - click here for more information.

£12.00 Gate Only

Grandstand Seating

Upgrade to the best view in the house! The Paddock Hill grandstand will  both be open on Sunday, whilst Paddock Hill (only) will be open on Saturday. More stands will be added in due course.

=Paddock Hill Sunday

Paddock Hill Sunday

Paddock Hill grandstand provides an ideal location to watch the start line action, as the field jostle for position heading into the first corner. The sweeping curves of Paddock Hill and Druids Hairpin are key places for breath-taking manoeuvres and dramatic incidents!


£15.00 Gate Only

Under 16

£10.00 Gate Only

What's On Track

=Alfa Romeo Championship

Alfa Romeo Championship

The Alfa Romeo Championship will return for 2023 and is open to any production based Alfa Romeo and run classes that offer the opportunity to race a fully modified car on slicks or more standard versions using a Yokohama control tyre.

=Superformance Ferrari Club Classic (SFCC)

Superformance Ferrari Club Classic (SFCC)

The SFCC is an exciting multi-class racing series from the Ferrari Owners’ Club of Great Britain featuring a wide variety of Ferrari tipos including Mondials, 308s, 328s, 348s, 355s and more.

=Bell Sport Challenge Series

Bell Sport Challenge Series

Launching in 2023, this is a one-make series open to 360, 430 and 458 Ferraris

=HRDC Dunlop Allstars with HRDC Classic Alfa Challenge

HRDC Dunlop Allstars with HRDC Classic Alfa Challenge

Various vintages of Alfa Romeos do battle in this feisty Italian contest, organised by the HRDC. This year, the Alfas will be joined by the HRDC Allstars with even more historic saloons and sports cars.

What's Included

Italian Car Display

The Italian car display is the star of the show, featuring Italian stallions from Ferraris to Fiat and Lamborghini to Lancia. Bookings for 2023 are now open - clubs and individual owners should CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

Italian Supercar Display

To complement the owners' clubs and individual displays, Festival Italia will play host to some of the highest spec Italian Supercars in the UK, with a particular focus on the 60th anniversary of Lamborghini.

Italian Supercar Demo

Taking place twice throughout the event , a select handful of the incredible supercars on display will participate in the Drivers Union Demo Show at 11:00 and 15:00 with a very special rev off at 13:30.

60 Years of Lamborghini

To celebrate this landmark anniversary, Lamborghini Tunbridge Wells & Lamborghini Chelmsford will kindly supply the course car and safety car for this year's Festival Italia. The marque will be leading the end-of-day track parade at the end of this year's event.

Historic RACE CAR Demos

Amazing Italian racing machines, including classic Formula One cars, will take to the Brands Hatch circuit to perform a series of demonstration laps, offering a unique glimpse of motorsport history.

Italian Race Car Demonstration

The F.F. Corse Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo will be running demonstration laps around the circuit.

Italian Bike Display

An impressive two wheeled display at Festival Italia will take the stage once again. Bookings for 2023 are now open - please CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

The Sounds of Italy

Make your way to the Italian Bandstand to experience the sounds of Italy whilst enjoying some of the tastiest food and drink Italy has to offer.

Birra Moretti Beer Garden

The iconic Italian beer brand is set to delight visitors once again with its authentic brews and a taste of Italy's rich beer culture.

The Italian Food Shop Westerham

This year, we are thrilled to introduce The Italian Food Shop Westerham. Join us as we bring the authentic tastes and delights of Italy to the heart of the festival.

Manufacturer Stands

The automotive manufacturing greats of Italy will be in attendance once again offering the opportunity to talk all things new and used.

Grid Walk - Free to all

Everyone has the chance to see these stunning Italian race cars up close and feel like a VIP just before the race starts. The grid walk is open to all spectators, offering a unique opportunity to get out onto the legendary Brands Hatch tarmac.

YoungDrive! Taster Sessions

Kids aged 11-17 can get behind the wheel of a brand new, dual-controlled BMW 1 Series for a taster driving lesson on the Grand Prix loop. Sign-on is at the Hailwoods Restaurant. Charges apply.

Trade Stands

A trade area will be in operation all weekend, with themed stalls selling a range of goods.

Italian Track Parade

Once the racing has finished, 100s of Italy's finest vehicles will take to the track for a special parade, open to all clubs and individuals displaying vehicles within the venue.

Open Race Paddock

Open to all, take a stroll past the Ferraris and Alfa Romeos that are racing throughout the day. Chat with the race teams and drivers as the cars are worked upon before heading out on track.

Adventure Playground

Check out the Brands Hatch adventure playground near the Kentagon restaurant, which has equipment for children of all ages from toddler to 14.

Go Karting - Sunday Only

You can also test your mettle with go-karting on a mini version of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, located opposite the Megastore. £20 for ten minutes, open to those aged 8+, payable at the circuit. 

Free Parking

All general parking outside the venue is free of charge. Infield parking on Southbank (opposite the rear of the garages) is £10 per car, subject to availability. You will need to download a pass in advance by clicking here. Please note that motorcycles are not permitted on Southbank.

Enjoy the VIP Experience

Whether you're entertaining clients or celebrating a special occasion with family and friends, a hospitality package offers an exhilarating day out in fabulous surroundings. For booking enquiries contact 01474 875224 or [email protected].

Hospitality Information

Upgrade Your Ticket

We also have Directors' Terrace viewing upgrades available on both days, offering unrivalled views of the circuit in style, right by the start/finish line.

=Directors` Terrace


Directors` Terrace

Sample some of the best views in style, as you enjoy the action from above the crowds on the exclusive Directors' Terrace on the start/finish straight. Includes access to an adjoining indoor café. Please note: the price does not include venue admission.

Weekend Camping

Ticket holders are welcome to camp at the circuit free of charge from midday on Saturday until midday on Monday, but please note very limited facilities are available.