UEFA unveil Fan Fest sites for Champions League and Europa League finals

May 15 – UEFA have announced plans for two fan festivals spanning both major UEFA finals in London and Dublin.

The Champions League final, which will see Borussia Dortmund attempt to undo their Wembley curse versus 14-time winners Real Madrid, while the Europa League final in Dublin could write history for Bayer Leverkusen if they are able to overcome underdogs Atalanta.

UEFA have announced the free-to-enter ‘Champions Festival’ ahead of Wembley’s matchup – penning four days of festivities for the travelling fans and locals alike.

Officially dated to run from the May 30 to June 2, the UEFA Champions Festival will be based around five locations across the English capital: Potters Fields Park, Regent Street, Somerset House, South Bank and Trafalgar Square.

British DJ Rudimental has been signed to headline the Friday night show at Trafalgar Square on the eve of the blockbuster clash.

Theodore Theodoridis, UEFA general secretary, said: “We look forward to welcoming everyone to the UEFA Champions Festival, right in the heart of central London, as we celebrate the end of another fantastic football season and crown the next UEFA Champions League winners. Festivalgoers will enjoy a wide array of family-friendly entertainment, creating memories that will last a lifetime ahead of what is sure to be another epic encounter at the iconic Wembley Stadium.”

Meanwhile, Dublin Castle will be the focus for activities on May 21-22.

Fans will be able to take a picture with the UEFA Europa League trophy at the free-to-attend event, while activations from UEFA’s commercial partners will have giveaways through a variety of interactive games and activities. Local DJs will perform live on stage on both days.

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