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FAMILIES

At Reading FC, we are proud to be a 'family club'.

We offer a safe and friendly matchday experience for all supporters, and kids just love coming to Madejski Stadium to watch the match and to take part in other activities.

For the 90 minutes and beyond, we are proud to offer a welcoming experience for parents and children - including fantastic rates on match tickets and parking and things to do around the ground.

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Situated a short distance from Reading town centre and just off the M4 motorway, Madejski Stadium is well located for all supporters. Visit the Travel & Parking section on our website for full information about your travel options, including bus services, Park & Ride options and on-site and local car parking.

We know that the easiest way to get here with young fans is by car. And car parking is available on site at Madejski Stadium - if you have a child under the age of 12 in your car, you'll be eligible to park in Car Park 2 Red Zone for £10, either by buying through our online Ticket Office or by ringing 0118 968 1313. Parking goes off sale three days before each fixture to allow time for your Parking Permit to reach you in the post.

And in addition, as part of our commitment to attracting and retaining family groups, we proudly offer our first 30 parking spaces free of charge to families who are visiting for the first time - you will need to book directly through the Ticket Office, either by ringing 0118 968 1313 or visiting in person.

For the 90 minutes and beyond, we are proud to offer a welcoming experience for parents and children - including fantastic rates on match tickets and parking and things to do around the ground.

Our Family Area is located in Blocks B16, B17 and B18 of the Eamonn Dolan Stand. It's a place for like-minded people - a chance for kids and adults to enjoy the fun of the football, as well as taking advantage of the best-value tickets for families in Madejski Stadium.

Individual match ticket prices for the 2019-20 season will be announced in due course.

Season Tickets in this area are priced as follows:

Reading FC 2019-20 Sky Bet Championship Season Tickets
The Eamonn Dolan Stand
Family Area (at least 1 child per purchase)

Renewal Price
(until 2nd July)
Per game
New Season Ticket Per game
Adult £305 £13.26 £325 £14.13
65 & Over £215 £9.35 £235 £10.22
18-24 £130 £5.65 £145 £6.30
17 & Under £59 £2.57 £59 £2.57
12 & Under £23 £1 £23 £1

How to book

Online: Visit our online Ticket Office
Phone: Ring 0118 968 1313 during our opening hours
In person: Visit the Ticket Office at Madejski Stadium during our opening hours

They're big, friendly, and they love high fives.

Meet Kingsley and Queensley, the Royals' mascots.

These two friendly lions will be out on the prowl around the stadium before the game, hunting down opportunities to give out high fives, fist bumps and star in your selfies.

They won't bite - make sure you say hello!

Is there anything more exciting as a child (or an adult!) than meeting the star players?

The Reading FC squad usually arrive at Madejski Stadium about 90 minutes before kick-off, and they enter through the Players' Entrance near Gate 1.

Head there in good time to see them arrive, and make sure you ask for an autograph and a selfie - and wish them luck before the game kicks off.

Once you've made your way to Madejski Stadium, make sure your next stop is the Fun Zone. It's located near Gate 6 of the Eamonn Dolan Stand and it will be in action from two hours before kick-off, as well as at half-time.

There's loads to keep the little ones entertained. Step up to the speed cage and give the ball a whack, record your best shot. Or get competitive before kick-off with a game of table football. Sometimes some of our players drop by to get involved too.

And it's all aboard the Royal Bus, where there are board games, books, games consoles and much more.

Did you know that you can pre-order food for young supporters ahead of matchday – and get it brought straight to your seat? 

Whether it's healthy eats or naughty treats, for the price of £5 you can get a Kingsley Kids Bag - which includes snacks, a player picture and a set of crayons.

You can order from our kiosks on matchdays, or go to madejskistadiumcatering.co.uk to pre-order up to 27 hours before kick-off and it'll be delivered to your seat 15 minutes before the action begins.

If you're making your first visit to Madejski Stadium, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We know it can be daunting to visit a stadium for the first time, so we try to make it as easy as possible.

Our Supporter Services team will be delighted to answer all of your questions - get in contact by emailing supporterservices@readingfc.co.uk or by ringing 0118 968 1211.