7 Family Friendly Music Festivals 2020 in Europe [A Helpful illustrated Guide]

Updated: Feb 24, 2020

Ouest Park Festival

Le Havre, France

Alternative - Pop

Ouest Park Festival is an annual, multi-genre music festival held in the French port city of Le Havre. Returning once more to its home in the cultural hub of the Fort de Tourneville, this year the festival turns sixteen as it continues to explore music spanning a wide range of genres; headliners in recent years have come from the worlds of hip hop, indie, reggae and electronic music, to name a few. This year sees French pop icon Catherine Ringer top the bill as she performs hits from her adored band Les Rita Mitsouko. 

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The Big Feastival

Churchill Heath Farm, Kingham, United Kingdom

Indie - Multi-Genre - Pop

The Big Feastival has become one of the UK's most popular family festivals for food and music lovers, held each summer on the farm of legendary Blur bassist Alex James. Combining family fun, food and music, the weekend includes an incredible spread of culinary delights, including sessions from Michelin star chefs, as well as street food caterers covering a huge variety of cuisines. Beyond the food, the music isn't half bad either. Its recent lineups have included Lewis Capaldi, Rudimental and Elbow in amongst all the extra fun, from tree climbing and arts and craft workshops, to the funfair and the chance for the children to meet their TV heroes.

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Moseley Folk & Arts Festival

Moseley Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom


Moseley Folk Festival takes over Birmingham's Moseley Park for a weekend of music, food and fun for all the family. Here they invite a great selection of international artists and unsigned acts from the experimental folk and acoustic scene to perform. 

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80s In The Park

Three Mills Island, London, United Kingdom

Disco - Pop

BBC Radio 2's Sara Cox and Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp host the ultimate 80s party at London's Three Mills Island this August, filling the day with non-stop pop anthems. And as this an 80s party, rolling back the years is actively encouraged, so get digging in that wardrobe and donning your finest 80s gear, ready to dance the day away to everything from Bowie to Belinda, Wham to Whitney and Kylie to Kate Bush.

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Wheels and Fins Festival

Joss Bay Beach, Broadstairs, United Kingdom

ElectronicIndie - Multi-Genre - Rock

Wheels and Fins Festival is a boutique music and action sports festival on Kent's Joss Bay Beach, showcasing a huge lineup that goes from rock and indie to drum and bass and garage. But the music is just one part of Wheels and Fins. The other is sport. Away from the main stages, festival-goers will also have the chance to watch and take part in skating competitions, surfing lessons and bike displays.

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Rock en Seine

Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, Paris, France


Held each summer in the western reaches of Paris, Rock en Seine is a huge music festival that has become one of the biggest in France since the very first edition early this century. Despite its name, the festival is not strictly bound to rock music (although you can expect to see giants of the scene on the lineup) with performers coming together from a diverse mix of styles: indie, alternative, pop, rock, hip hop, electronic music and more. Across three days in Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, a beautiful historic parkland, there will be performances from not just the international superstars who top the bill, but an exciting mix of rising stars and new talent from across the globe.

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Müssen Alle Mit

Bürgerpark Stade, Stade, Germany

Electronic - Multi-Genre - Rock

Müssen Alle Mit is a multi-genre music festival held in Stade, Germany. Set amongst the scenic banks of a river Elbe tributary, Stade's Bürgerpark welcomes a diverse array of German artists, celebrating the cream of local and domestic talent. With an inclusive, warm environment, there's a variety of genres on display from rock, to punk, to folk, with impromptu performances in and around the festival site if you're lucky t


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