• WildLive Safari Nights are back in 2022!
  • A memorable summer evening of live headline music
  • Enjoy an inclusive day visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Join us Summer 2022 as we step up our Safari Nights to a whole new level...

Enjoy a wild day out PLUS an incredible evening of live music with pop legends Steps. Join us at Yorkshire Wildlife Park as Claire, Faye, H, Lee and Lisa return to the stage right here at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

 

With 3 number one albums, 21 million record sales, 250 million streams & 7 sold-out national arena tours under their belts the band’s hits include '5,6,7,8', 'Tragedy', 'One for Sorrow', 'What the future holds' and more from across the decades. 

 

It would be a tragedy to miss this WILD Safari Night... 

The concert arena is a large outdoor space with no provided seating. You are welcome to bring along your own foldable (low back) chair or picnic blanket. Please see the below FAQ for more details.

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To get back to your car after the concert, please leave the arena via the back exit located next to the food, drink and gift shop stalls and follow instructions from our stewards.

Please do not try to leave the arena via the Safari Store as this will be closed.

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Most of our guests choose to sit on picnic rugs / picnic chairs at the concerts. You can of course choose to stand or dance the evening away! If you wish to be seated please bring along your own foldable picnic (low back) chair, rug or picnic blanket. Only one chair per person will be allowed. No tables or other equipment is permitted. Chairs will not be allowed immediately in front of the stage for the safety of guests who choose to stand.

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Complimentary car parking is provided in our new car park located off Hurst Lane, Auckley, DN9 3HQ. This new car park is approximately a 20 minute walk from the concert arena and is free of charge.

Parking close to the Concert Arena is included with all Gold Concert Admission Tickets. Silver or Bronze ticket holders may purchase Arena Parking separately if they would like to park closer to the concert arena. Arena Parking can be pre-purchased online at an additional cost of £15.00 per vehicle. This can only be purchased online in advance. Arena Parking is located near DN4 6TB and can be accessed at any time from 10.00am along with entry to the Wildlife Park.

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Concert tickets are valid for all-day admission to the Wildlife Park plus the Concert. Admission to the wildlife park is valid from 10am. Last entry into the Wildlife Park is at 7pm, animal walk-throughs and play areas are open until 7.30pm. Some areas of the park may close earlier.

The arena gates open at 17.45 with entertainment starting at around 18.00. The main act will start at approximately 7pm and continues until just after 9pm with a spectacular family-friendly (low-noise) firework finale.

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Yes, Children under the age of 3 MUST hold a valid under 3’s ticket to be admitted free of charge.

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The concert areas is divided into three separate spectator areas. Each ticket holder may only access the corresponding zone specified on their ticket. Gold is located closest to the stage with Bronze located at the rear of the arena. Please see the concert arena layout map for details. Gold ticket holders also benefit from car parking located closer to the arena entrance.

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Awnings, gazebos or other tents of any kind are not allowed. These are likely to block the view of other guests.

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There will be a range of hot and cold food, plus non-alcoholic drinks on sale within the concert arena.

You are welcome to pack the champers and hampers to accompany your evening. Food and drink will be allowed in the arena for personal consumption. Cool boxes and hampers are also allowed. Other picnic equipment e.g. tables are not permitted. Fires, BBQs, flames or heating devices of any kind are strictly prohibited.

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You can bring wine in glass bottles for personal consumption. Please do not bring any other glass items including drinking glasses into the arena. Please choose food and drink in alternative packaging. Help us to keep the park tidy and all our guests safe by either taking your rubbish home or by using the rubbish bins located throughout the arena.

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There are no ATM machines at the venue. However, all outlets accept card, contactless and mobile payments.

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Designated male, female and accessible port-a toilets will be provided within the concert arena.

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Photography / video taken at Yorkshire Wildlife Park cannot be used for any commercial purpose. Professional photographic equipment, video cameras, or audio recording devices are not allowed within the concert arena. The use of Aerial Drones, radio controlled helicopters and UAV devices of any design and configuration are strictly prohibited due to local air traffic restrictions.

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Assistance dogs are allowed. No other animals are allowed on site. As the welfare of animals is one of our key objectives, we also do not allow pets to be left in vehicles.

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Please come suitably prepared and ensure that your footwear is suitable for grass parkland. The concert will go ahead rain or shine. The concert would only be cancelled in extreme weather. The Wildlife Park, or select areas of the Park may be closed due to extreme weather.

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To avoiding blocking the view for other audience members, it is better to bring a coat with a hood. Large golfing type umbrellas are not allowed in the concert arena.

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No bikes, scooters, balance bikes or skateboards are allowed on site. For those arriving by bicycle, racks are provided in the Hive entrance plaza – Bikes are left at the owners risk. We do not provide facilities to recharge mobility scooters or electric wheelchairs.

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New for 2022! The bangless fireworks will be replaced with a spectacular laser light display.

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No child under the age of 16 will be admitted to the event unless they are accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over at all times. Proof of age may be requested upon entry. Yorkshire Wildlife Park reserves the right to determine the ratio of adults in relation to children required for adequate supervision.

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Accessibility information, about our concert events:

We want our WildLive Safari Nights concerts to be enjoyable and accessible for everyone.

Given the style of our concerts, the audience typically either stands, or sits on picnic blankets. We encourage everyone to bring the champers and hampers, along with your own portable seating / small fold-out chairs if required.

The site we use for the event is a green field – it’s a grass surface and doesn’t have any pathways. Mostly, the area is reasonably flat and even, as it’s regularly used for car parking. Nevertheless, please consider the ground conditions, and the possible impact of the changeable British weather, when deciding what facilities or equipment you wish to bring.

Our guests with mobility issues will have admission to the concert field 10 minutes before general entry.

The Wildlife Park opened a new entrance in summer 2021. It is approximately a 25 minute walk from the new main entrance and car parks, to the concert arena. Guests with mobility issues will however be able to park adjacent to the concert arena.

There will be a seated viewing area immediately in front of the stage available for wheelchair users and people with other disabilities, who need to remain seated during the show and for whom the standard viewing areas are not suitable. There is limited space in this area, and therefore we prioritise access for guests with long term disabilities. Once the area is full, we will not be able to provide access for further guests. This means that unfortunately the area is not available for guests who are able to stand or provide their own seating during the show, are pregnant, or have temporary health conditions, e.g. are using crutches / have a broken limb.

To reserve a space in this area, subject to availability, please call Yorkshire Wildlife Park 01302 535057 during opening hours to speak with a member of our contact centre team.

Due to the restricted space, guests using this viewing area may be accompanied by one other person. Proof of disability will be required to provide you with access to the viewing area.

An accessible toilet will be located close by, and there will be a large screen which will be showing close-ups of the acts as they perform.

Customers are advised that strobe and other lighting effects may be used during the performance.

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Get ready for a STEPtacular evening of music and dancing. Join us Summer 2022 as we step up our Safari Nights to a whole new level...

 

Enjoy a wild day out PLUS an incredible evening of live music with pop legends Steps. Join us at Yorkshire Wildlife Park as Claire, Faye, H, Lee and Lisa return to the stage right here at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

 

With 3 number one albums, 21 million record sales, 250 million streams & 7 sold-out national arena tours under their belts the band’s hits include '5,6,7,8', 'Tragedy', 'One for Sorrow', 'What the future holds' and more from across the decades. 

 

It would be a tragedy to miss this WILD Safari Night... 

All concert tickets include:

- Entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park until 8pm!

- Live Concert Entry

- Complimentary Car Parking

The live entertainment starts at 5pm with local bands, live acoustic acts and other family entertainment before the headliners hit the concert arena stage between 6:30pm – 9pm. Each night will conclude with a spectacular bangless Fireworks Finale!

YWP Members can access the wildlife park for FREE on Safari Nights. Member concert tickets must be purchased in advance online using the link above. Ensure you select the discounted members option.

 

TIMES:

Wildlife Park: 10am – 8pm (last entry 7pm)
The Hive: 10am – 9.30pm
Live Concert: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Concert tickets include entry into the corresponding arena viewing area PLUS day admission to Yorkshire Wildlife Park:

GOLD - Nearest to the main stage with limited tickets available. Nearby Arena Car Parking included. 

SILVER - This large and spacious viewing section is closer to the stage than Bronze. Standard Car Parking included.

BRONZE - Access to the viewing area towards the rear of the concert arena. Standard Car Parking included.

NOTE: The WildLive Arena is an unseated venue. Guests may bring along their own small foldable chairs or picnic blankets. See the FAQs tab for more info.

PRICES

WildLive Safari Night Concert ticket include a full day of WILD animal fun, live evening entertainment and free car parking.

  Bronze Silver  Gold 
Adult  £26.00  £36.00  £80.00
Senior / Student  £25.00  £35.00  £79.00
Child  £24.00  £34.00  £78.00
Under 3  £0     0  £0
Disabled Adult  £19.00  £29.00  £73.00
Disabled Senior  £18.00  £28.00  £72.00
Disabled Child  £17.00  £27.00  £71.00
Carer  £7.00  £7.00  £7.00
Annual Pass Adult
(valid annual pass required)
 £13.00  £18.00  £40.00
Annual Pass Child/Senior
(valid annual pass required)
 £6.50  £9.95  £17.00
Priority Parking  £15.00  £15.00  Included in Ticket Price 

 

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