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22nd May 2023

McDonald’s will be serving up free fries at festivals this summer


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Maccies will be bringing the festival vibes

McDonald’s is set to hit some of the UK’s hottest festivals with its iconic Fries Van this summer – handing out a bumper offering of free Fries, good vibes & exclusive merch to party-goers.

Eagle-eyed festival lovers will no doubt recognise the McDonald’s van and this summer it’ll be on hand to serve over 2,000 free portions of Fries every day at some of the hottest music events.

The McDonald’s van will be handing out free fries at festivals across the land (McDonald’s)

Fans will need to be quick though – as once they’re gone each day, they’re gone!

This year’s festival lineup includes:

  • Creamfields SouthChelmsford, Essex: 26th May – 28th May
  • Parklife, Manchester: 10th June – 11th June
  • TRNSMT, Glasgow: 7th July – 9th July
  • Flackstock, Reading: 24th July
  • Leeds Festival, Leeds: 25-27th August

McDonald’s is also delivering an iconic McPhoto opp with its shimmer Golden Arches – which will be popping up at at selected festivals throughout the summer.

The shimmer Golden Arches will be popping up at select events for festival-goers to enjoy (McDonald’s)

To help bring your fashion A-game, McDonald’s has also created an incredible range of festival merch including McDonald’s Cowboy Hats, hand fans and iconic Fries Shirts – with 200 sets of the limited-edition swag up for grabs from today (22nd May).

Maccies will be providing the festival vibes this summer (McDonald’s)

To get your hands on the merch, all you need to do is head to the McDonald’s Facebook Page and enter your details to be entered into the prize draw for your chance to win. Don’t waste any time though, as you only have until 27th May to enter. 

The festival fun doesn’t stop there either! For those who weren’t lucky enough to get their hands on tickets, McDonald’s is here to save your summer.

From Wednesday 24th May, fans have the chance to nab tickets to the festivals on the tour via the app – simply download the McDonald’s UK app to enter and find out how to win. 

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