Heading to Wembley Park to watch Coldplay headline Wembley Stadium? Make sure you check out our ultimate guide to a Coldplay event day at Wembley Stadium, with everything you need to know about Wembley Stadium entry, where to stay, how to get to Wembley Park and and all the top tips.
Getting to Wembley Park
Just 12 minutes from Central London, Wembley Park is served by three London Underground lines (Jubilee, Metropolitan and Bakerloo), mainline rail (Chiltern Railways and Southern Railways) and the London Overground, meaning that visitors can travel however suits them best. Secure car parking for 3,000 cars is also available on-site, spread across the Pink, Blue, Green and Red Parking. For those driving electric cars, Pink Parking has 39 electric vehicle chargers. Pre-booking parking is advisable on event days. Find out more information about getting to Wembley Park here.
Visiting Wembley Stadium for Coldplay
When it comes to accessing Wembley Stadium, digital wayfinding totems are located around Wembley Park to help visitors find the stadium entrance they need. For a stress-free visit to Wembley Stadium, remember:.
- Bag Policy – Wembley Stadium does not allow any bag larger than an A4 piece of paper (H 297mm, W 210mm and D 210mm) – double-check before you leave the house, because you won't be able to enter with a bigger one. Find out more about Wembley Stadium's bag policy here.
- Official merch - Looking to buy some official Coldplay merch to remember the occasion? You'll be given a clear plastic bag . If this is inside the stadium - all good. If it is purchase outside Wembley Stadium (either from one of their retail outlets or the stadium store), the plastic bag will be seal and it must remain sealed until inside.
- Covid-19 guidance for fans - COVID passes are no longer required to enter the Harry Styles concert at Wembley Stadium, but fans are urged to follow public health guidance and stay safe for each event and to not attend if they have COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive. Face masks aren't mandatory but recommend inside.
- Arriving at the stadium – When you arrive at the stadium, show your ticket and ID. We recommend bringing a small power bank with you to keep your phone charged up all day. Finally, no umbrellas are allowed inside, so a disposable poncho is always a good idea in case of rain.
- Cashless venue - Wembley Stadium is now a cashless venue and NO kiosks will accept cash. Please bring a debit or credit card with you.
- Age restrictions - Coldplay at Wembley Stadium have a few age restrictions, so please make sure you follow them. No under 5's allowed and no under 14's to be pitch standing. All under 14's must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.
What do I need to bring with me for the Coldplay concert at Wembley Stadium?
Don't forget the following items before your visit to Wembley Stadium to watch Coldplay:
- Your ticket and ID. You might want to bring a portable power bank to charge your phone as well.
- A debit or credit card - Wembley Stadium is now a cashless venue. Make sure you bring a debit or credit card as NO cash will be accepted.
Pro tip - buy a waterproof poncho! Trust us. It'll be your best friend.
Please do not bring umbrellas or food and drink into the Coldplay concert at Wembley Stadium.
The six Wembley gigs – which are the first that the band has played in Wembley Stadium since 2016 – are expected to feature a mix of Coldplay’s latest hits, along with favourites from years gone by. Setlist.fm believes that the band is likely to treat listeners to:
- Higher Power
- Adventure of a Lifetime
- Charlie Brown
- The Scientist
- Viva la Vida
- Hymn for the Weekend
- Let Somebody Go
- Bani Adam
- In My Place
- Human Heart
- Infinity Sign
- Something Just Like This
- My Universe
- A Sky Full of Stars
- Fix You
They will be joined by a number of support acts for the Wembley shows, including H.E.R., Griff, Ibibo Sound Machine, London Grammar and Laura Mvula.
Where to eat before Coldplay
Concerts are hungry work. Singing your heart out to Coldplay at Wembley Stadium will mean you need to be fuelled up. That's why Wembley Park is perfect for some pre-Coldplay fun.
There are plenty of choices for eating and drinking at Wembley Park. From the gourmet street food on offer from 22 vendors at BOXPARK Wembley to edible works of dessert art at Haute Dolci, irresistible carb-feasts at Bread Ahead, modern Italian flavours at Pasta Remoli and a home-from-home experience at the brand new Estadio Lounge. London Designer Outlet is also home to family favourites, including Nando’s, Las Iguanas, TGI Friday’s and Wagamama. For a chic dining experience, Masalchi serves up fragrant Indian dishes under the watchful eye of twice Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, while The Association at the Hilton London Wembley delivers a modern British fine dining experience. The White Horse, meanwhile, is the perfect spot for a pre-concert drink.If none of these are peaking your interest for a bite to eat before the Coldplay concert in Wembley Park, you can view all our restaurants and eateries here.
Where to drink before Coldplay at Wembley Stadium
If you're over 18, you might want to start the celebrations with a drink (or two) before heading into the Coldplay concert. Luckily, Wembley Park is full of fun bars and pubs you will love. For a quintessential British pub with plenty of options (and a stunning outdoor terrace if it is hot), try The White Horse. BOXPARK Wembley is always a good bet, with music, plenty of selection and seasonal cocktails you do not want to miss. The brand-new Estadio Lounge is also a perfect pre-Harry Styles gig drinking spot, with cocktails, wine and beers galore. They even have an equally as impressive list of non-alcoholic drinks and spirits. We all know and love TGI Friday's and their year-round Friday vibes and experimental drink list is a welcome friend in Wembley Park. Check out all the best bars and pubs in Wembley Park here.
What to do before Coldplay
If you're heading to Wembley Park a little earlier before the Coldplay concert, there's plenty to do. Whether it’s shopping for the perfect outfit at London Designer Outlet where all your favourite brands including Calvin Klein, Guess, Kurt Geiger, Superdry, Levi’s, Sketchers and the new Nike Unite store, are available with up to 70% off RRP or taking part in more adrenalin-fuelled activities such as axe throwing at Bad Axe, ward off the zombie apocalypse at meetspaceVR or score a hole in one at Pop Golf.
Families looking to enjoy a spot of culture while visiting Wembley Park to see Coldplay have plenty to do. The Wembley Park art trail turns the leafy boulevards of this new London neighbourhood into a public art gallery. The free art trail includes the new, thought-provoking ‘Visions of Home’ collection - six major public realm artworks curated by Ukrainian-born artist and photographer Ira Lupu – along with the Bobby Moore Bridge Tile Mural, Square of Fame, Wembley Park’s answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, iconic “graffiti spaghetti” style pieces from Mr Doodle (whose artwork has been valued at over USD 1 million) and the interactive Shadow Wall by internationally renowned artist and designer Jason Bruges.
Places to stay near Wembley Stadium before or after Coldplay
No need to worry about the rush commute to and from Coldplay in Wembley Stadium, turn your trip into a minibreak! You’ll find a number of great places to stay near Wembley Stadium, from the 4-star Hilton and Novotel to independent hotels with local character.
- Hilton London Wembley – from £84
- Novotel London Wembley Stadium – from £74
- Ibis London Wembley – from £40
- Premier Inn – from £49
- Wembley International Hotel – from £80