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Early Bird ticket: SOLD OUT
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.
Our line up is released! The green hills of Het Twiske will once again be home to seven areas, filled with familiar faces as well as plenty of new additions to our dearest family. Check out our full line up here.
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.
GETTING THERE & AWAY
This year, we’ll be selling 20% less tickets than in previous years in order to reduce waiting times. 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.
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 BUS – AMSTERDAM SLOTERDIJK
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 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 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 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 here.
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.
CAR & PARKING
Parking tickets are available in our online ticketshop 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.
KISS & RIDE
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.
On April 20th, we’re teaming up with 10,000HRS for our 8th Welcome to the Future Volunteer Day! Together, we donate hours to social and sustainable projects in the region of our festival home. This year, we’ll be organising a very special day including a massive party for children with special needs.
You can now already secure your spot by signing up at: http://bit.ly/2GzM0rK
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; they’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 areas.
There’s a zero tolerance government policy at festivals in The Netherlands. This means that no hard- or softdrugs are allowed, not even a small amount for own use.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
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!