RuneFest 2018 is the eighth annual RuneScape convention. It will take place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre on the 6 October 2018, and was announced on 30 April 2018. [1] It will have a Rellekka theme. [2]



RuneFest 2018 is the first RuneFest to be held outside of London, this year taking place in Farnborough, at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre (Show Centre, ETPS Road, Farnborough, GU14 6FD). The venue offers 3,500 on-site parking spaces.


Tickets went on sale on the 22 May. [3] A limited number of reduced price early bird tickets were available, selling out within hours.

Unlike previous years, the price for The Night Before party ticket (this year known as RuneScape Live) is included in the main RuneFest ticket. [4]

Type Price
Early Bird £135 plus booking fee
Standard £150 plus booking fee

RuneScape Live

Known as The Night Before party in previous years, this year the event occurring on the evening of 5 October 2018 is named RuneScape Live, an orchestral event featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Doors will open at 6:00pm, with the event ending at 11:00pm. There will be bars and a LAN room open to attendees.

Main event

The main event will start at 10:00am on Saturday 6th October, and finish at 00:00am the same day.


  1. ^ Mod Shauny. "RuneFest Save The Date – October 5th & 6th." 30 April 2018. RuneScape News.
  2. ^ RuneScape. RuneFest 2018 - Theme Revealed.*
  3. ^ Mod Shauny. "RuneFest 2018 - The Dragon Awakes!." RuneScape News.
  4. ^ Mod Meadows. "RuneFest 2018 - FAQ.." RuneFest2018 Forums.
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