Spectator Information

The first inaugural Athletics World Cup will be hosted at the London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, we wanted to give you some useful tips for your visit to the stadium.

Event Timings


Box Office Timings – 14:00 – 20:00
Doors Open – 17:00
Event Starts – 18:40
Event Ends – 22:00


Box Office Timings – 14:00 – 20:00
Doors Open – 15:30
Event Starts – 18:45
Event Ends – 22:00

Venue Information

Safety & Security

Your safety is our number one priority and we have a number of security measures in place to ensure you have the safest and most enjoyable experience.

• There will be a police and security presence at the event as we work closely with our agencies and partners to ensure the safety and security of those attending
• Please minimise the amount of possessions you bring with you to the event. Our security provision for the event will include searching so please allow extra time to get to the venue as a full bag search will be in operation. Guests with large items of baggage and luggage will not be allowed entry, and please note that any entry with any bags will be down to the discretion of the London Stadium security staff
• We remind you of the need for all of us to remain vigilant

Please enjoy your the event and report anything which causes you any concern immediately

More Information can be found here – london-stadium.com/plan-your-visit/safety-and-security

Conditions of entry

Certain items are not allowed into the Stadium in the interests of Health and Safety including:

Weapons, ammunition, explosives, horns, whistles, drums, fireworks, flares, large flags/banners, helium balloons, selfie sticks, smoke grenades, drones, laser devices or any other item which in our reasonable opinion may cause danger or disruption to the event or to any other person (regardless of whether or not such item is illegal or is carried for specific purposes).

Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the Stadium. Any article that might be used as a weapon is deemed to be offensive or abusive, or compromise public safety, will be confiscated and reported to the Police.


Please find accessibility information here.

Spectator Etiquette

Please be respectful of those around you by ensuring that you do not obstruct their view or cause any unnecessary inconvenience. Please keep noise to a minimum during track starts and respect the athletes when they are competing.

Along side the London Stadium we are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable spectator experience, please find more information about the Code of Conduct we adhere too here.

Food and Beverages

A small amount of food is allowed into the stadium and spectator areas for there own consumption. However ALL containers/utensils must be plastic – no alcohol allowed & strictly no glass or cans will be permitted.

Hot/cold food and beverages will be available to purchase at the event.

Spectator Activities

There will be an agility activation zone on stadium island which will include; Sprint & Throws Zone, Skills Test, Endurance Circuit, Garden Games, Family Active Zone and lots more.

Event Merchandise

There will be exclusive Athletics World Cup merchandise available to purchase on both days of the event but also online – click here to browse.

Cameras and Binoculars Policy

We understand that amateur photography is part of the enjoyment when attending live athletics. We know we have the world’s most passionate and knowledgeable spectators, and as such we want them to be able to take home as many memories of top class athletics as possible

Cameras (and accompanying camera bags no bigger than 30cm x 20cm) with a maximum lens length of six inches are permitted – if you have a lens length that extends beyond six inches we politely request that you keep to this length as a maximum so to not block the view of those next to or behind you in the stadium. Failure to do so will result in potential ejection from the event.

Professional camera equipment such as tripods can only be used by accredited photographers and are not permitted in spectator areas.

Binoculars and accompanying carry cases are permitted.

Disclaimer: We are sometimes subject to venue guidelines and the discretionary judgement of stadium stewards.


For stadium Do’s & Don’ts – click here

For more information about the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park visit: queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk

For more information about the London Stadium visit: london-stadium.com