A limited amount of Early Bird tickets for Welcome to the Future 2018
will go on sale on January 23, at 12:00 sharp.



Visit our online ticketshop here

Early Bird ticket: €49,50 (price incl. €4,25 service fee)*
Regular ticket: €57,90  (price incl. €4,25 service fee)*

Welcome to the Future 2018 ticket prices are equal to 2017. Since 2018, Dutch law enforces ticket sellers to include service fees in their ticket price communication.



Early Bird Tickets for Welcome to the Future 2018 will go on sale on January 23rd at 12:00. Regular tickets will be available as soon as all Early Bird tickets have sold out. Tickets are available online and at every Primera shop.

Watch out for illegal resellers, we cannot guarantee that tickets sold through other sources than our online ticketshop, Primera or Ticketswap are valid and will grant you access to the festival.

Behind the scenes, the creation of our line up is in full force. Expect some of our dearest family members, as well as plenty of new artists and talent to explore! Our line up will be released on January 30th.



Saturday, July 21, 2018
12:00 – 24:00

No entry after 22:00, no ins & outs allowed.



Welcome to the Future is a festival for adults (18+). Make sure to bring your ID.



Welcome to the Future can be easily reached by bike, we have a special bike parking near the festival entrance. Cycling from Amsterdam Central Station will take you around 35 minutes.
Just take the ferry ‘Buiksloterweg’ behind Amsterdam Central Station. Once across the water, please follow the signs! Extra ferries will be deployed from and to Amsterdam Central Station, on top of the normal schedule.


Shuttle buses will operate between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station and Welcome to the Future. The first buses depart at 11:30 and they will continue driving back and forth throughout the duration of the festival.

This year, the shuttle bus will take a different route than in previous years. The route in Het Twiske will be mostly free of other festival traffic, and the shuttle buses will always have priority over other traffic.

A return ticket between Sloterdijk and Welcome to the Future costs €8,-. You can buy your shuttle bus ticket in our online ticketshop or at the bus stop on July 21st.

Leaving the festival?
For your return trip back to Sloterdijk, keep in mind that there might be a waiting time of 30 minutes.


Joining us from another city and looking for a comfortable way to get to Het Twiske?

Event Travel
Event Travel offers more than 150 pick-up points throughout the Netherlands, meaning that there’s always a location near your house! You can buy a bus ticket (roundtrip) or a combination ticket (festival entrance + roundtrip) at www.eventtravel.nl.

Organizing your own bus trip to Welcome to the Future?
In case you’re organizing a touring car yourself, make sure to register in order to reserve a dedicated parking spot right near the festival entrance.
You can register your bus at http://shop.onlineticket.nl/
Within 3 days before the event, all information will be sent to you via e-mail.

Good news! The parking spot for touring cars is located right next to the festival entrance.


Parking tickets are available in our online ticket shop at our online ticketshop in the weeks before the event.

Navigation address: Pikpotweg 1, Oostzaan
Once you’re in the surroundings of Het Twiske, please follow the signs and instructions of our traffic controllers.

All parking lots are located inside Het Twiske this year (no external parking). There will be different parking lots, with different entry routes. Because of the different entry routes, you might be instructed to enter Het Twiske via a small detour.

Please bear in mind that July 21st is the first day of Summer holidays in the North of Holland, so expect more traffic than usual. Like at all large events, please take waiting times of at least 1 hour into account when leaving the festival.


The Uber pick-up point is located outside of Het Twiske. Please keep in mind that waiting times are increased after the end of the festival.

Leaving the festival?
Follow the Uber signs to find your driver quickly at the special Uber pick-up point location. The Uber app will point you towards this pick-up point as well.


The Kiss & Ride pick-up point is located outside of Het Twiske. In order to find each other, follow the ‘Kiss & Ride’ route.


The taxi pick-up point will be located outside of Het Twiske, at a different spot than the Uber pick-up point. We discourage you to take a taxi, as waiting times are unpredictable.



At Welcome to the Future, you pay for your food and drinks with tokens (plastic coins). These tokens are available at the clearly signed cashier units located at the festival. You can purchase them using cash, your debit card (Maestro) or credit card (Visa, Master Card).



We provide plenty of lockers for everyone! These lockers can easily be shared: there’s room for about 3 coats in one locker.



There’s a first aid post on the premises. It is clearly marked: EHBO (the Dutch abbreviation for First Aid). Not feeling well during your dance routine? Don’t hesitate to contact one of our security guards; he’ll guide you towards our First Aid. You can also go here for a simple bandage or aspirin or simply just to cool down.



Welcome to the Future loves good sound, and will be fully equipped with Funktion-One sound systems at all 3 areas.



There’s a zero tolerance government policy at festivals in the Netherlands. This means that no hard or soft drugs are allowed, not even a small amount for own use.



We have a wide range of food types available, including the classic snack menu, burgers, pizza, salads, soups, waffles, sandwiches, fruit, smoothies and a lot more!