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Football Fanzone!

Written by on 6th July 2016

Football fans will be able to cheer on Wales at the Fanzone in Pontypridd once again on Wednesday (6th July) for the Euro 2016 Semi Final against Portugal.

Around 3,000 people watched the quarter final last Friday against Belgium in Ynysangharad Park.

The game will see Real Madrid team mates Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo go head-to-head.

…Here’s everything you need to know about the Fanzone:

  • The Fanzone will be open from 6.30pm and fans are advised to get there early to ensure everyone can get in safely prior to kick off at 8pm.
  • Entry will be via the park’s main entrance and via the Taff Street Bridge.
  • A maximum of 3,000 fans can be accommodated into the Fanzone and once capacity has been reached entry will only be permitted on a one in, one out basis.
  • Re-entry into the Fanzone will not be permitted.
  • Alcohol will not be on sale in the Fanzone.
  • Fans aged 18+ can bring a reasonable amount of alcohol with them in to the Fanzone but are encouraged to drink responsibly.
  • Fans will be subject to security checks prior to entry into the Fanzone.
  • Glasses and/or glass bottles will not be permitted in the Fanzone and will be confiscated by security prior to entry.
  • Flares and/or fireworks will not be permitted in the Fanzone and will be confiscated by security prior to entry.
  • Food can be purchased in the Fanzone.
  • Under-16s will not be permitted entry unless accompanied by an adult.

South Wales Police have given their full support for the RCT Fanzone and the Council urges all fans to drink responsibly to ensure everyone can enjoy the match and the Fanzone experience.

Please note that in order to facilitate the Fanzone, Ynysangharad War Memorial Park and Lido Ponty will close early.

The RCT Football Fanzone will be situated at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd, and will open to the public at 6.30pm.


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