Plans for Europe’s largest World Cup fan park, Road to Victory, have been announced today with the venue set to offer a capacity of over 6,000 guests and the largest screen in the continent. And it’s coming to Manchester this Autumn. Presented by AIX Live and taking place at Manchester’s Depot Mayfield, the home of The Warehouse Project and Escape To Freight Island; Road to Victory promises immense production combined with the latest interactive technology to deliver an incredible multi-sensory football experience this winter.
As well as a multiple screens including a massive 140sqm screen – larger than any cinema screen and the largest in Europe – football fans will also be wowed by a fully immersive light show which will add to the electric atmosphere for England’s biggest World Cup matches.
The entire venue will light up yellow or red as corresponding-coloured cards are given out, to fans delight or dismay, with lasers, music, cheering and football chants all adding to the experience. There will also be pre and post-match entertainment with DJ’s, hosts, quizzes, special guests, competitions and much more.
With over 100,000 square foot of World Cup action, Road to Victory features three rooms, including two standing rooms, a VIP area with space for 200 guests and up to 1,800 seated in the main room at Mayfield Depot. As soon as fans walk through the famed Depot Mayfield tunnelled entrance, reimagined as a stadium concourse, the venue promises an electric experience with England themed lighting and music echoing through the space.
Whether you’re a fan of the game or simply a fan of great food and good times with friends, Road to Victory will be offering an array of food and drink from multiple bars and food vendors. Seated ticket holders will also have the option to pre-order drinks packages and food directly to their table, including an exclusive menu by OhMyGlaze, co-founded by Adam Thomas and Scott Graham.
And that’s not all – as guests watch victory unfold live, the AIX Live app offers fans the chance to win massive prizes via competitions and in-venue gaming including football pong, football racer and penalty shootout. David Norris from AIX Live, said: “From Europe’s largest screen down to the immense light show and our in-venue interactive experiences, Road to Victory will provide an electric atmosphere and create an exciting and immersive experience during this unique winter World Cup.”
Seating and standing packages at Road to Victory start at just £9.50 (+ booking fees) with drink and food pre-order packages released soon. Tickets go on sale from 10am on Friday 14th October here.