About Us

The UK’s No.1 Youth Football Festival – The Ultimate Football Tour

If you’re looking to make this season one to remember, look no further. With well over 1100 youth football teams and 35,000 people joining us every year, the ESF Festival of Football is the biggest youth football festival in the UK – There’s nowhere better to take your team on an unforgettable end of season tour.

ESF is a series of professionally organised youth football festivals that bring teams of all abilities together for a fantastic weekend of football and fun, culminating in the ESF Finale. We’re proud to say that since the very first ESF Festival in 1989, over 950,000 players, coaches and spectators have joined us at ESF.


Professional Organisation

With a passion for football and over 25 years experience organising some of the biggest and most prestigious youth football festivals in the UK and Europe, our teams tell us that our tournament organisation and attention to detail is second to none. Click here to take a look a sample of our customer testimonials.

Football Association Sanction

Every aspect of the game, its safety and ethos is upheld to the highest standards. All ESF Festivals are fully sanctioned by and organised in accordance with the regulations of the relevant National Football Association.



Financial Protection

All payments made to ESF Events Ltd are fully protected. ESF Events are members of ABTOT – The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust. Click here for further details.

Child Protection

All staff employed by ESF Events Ltd are vetted through the English Football Association. ESF are also proud to support the NSPCC.



First Aid / Health & Safety

The safety and wellbeing of your party is our number one priority. Professional First Aid cover is provided at all ESF Festivals. The holiday resorts selected to stage ESF are fully licenced venues that meet the Health & Safety standards required by law.