FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

FESTIVAL ENTRANCE / PARTICIPATION

You need to be 18 years or older to visit the festival. Bring your ID!

Once you’re in, you’re in. So, once you have left the terrain, you won’t be able to enter again.

If you’re interested in making a festival report at Welcome to the Future, please fill in our accreditation form and we’ll come back to you a few weeks prior to the event.

If you’re press and want access to the festival to write a report, please fill in our accreditation form and we’ll contact you soon!
Small digital cameras without additional lenses are accepted within the festival area, you don’t have to be added to the press list.

Sure. All enthusiastic helpers are very welcome, we have several positions to be filled! You could participate in our yearly Volunteer day, help us with the creative build up or join or Green Teams during the festival. If you’re interested please send an email to volunteer@welcometothefuture.nl.

Great! Please note that all the food served at Welcome to the Future 2016 is 100% organic. Please contact us at info@welcometothefuture.nl.

All areas are accessible by wheelchair. We have disability toilets available on the terrain.

TICKETING

You can buy online tickets at our Paylogic ticket shop or physical tickets at every Primera shop. Watch out for illegal resellers. We cannot guarantee that these tickets are valid and will grant you access to the festival.

No worries; you can download your ticket(s) on the Paylogic website via this link. Make sure you login with the account you used for the ticket purchase.

Yes, the tickets are not bound to the specific name mentioned on the ticket, so you can easily give the ticket to a friend.

Please do. We cannot guarantee that our ticket scanners are able to scan the ticket from your phone screen directly.

Unfortunately, tickets are nonrefundable, but you can resell it yourself. We recommend you to use our official ticket reselling partner Viagogo.

MUSIC / ARTISTS

Yes, you can find the timetable a couple of days on beforehand on this website and our Facebook page.

We are doing our best to publish as many recordings from the festival as possible. First all the artists need to give us their approval to do so, which can take a couple of days.

GETTING THERE

YES! Every year, thousands of visitor come by bike. Het Twiske is located just 9 km North of Amsterdam, and coming by bike will take you 30 to maximum 40 minutes. Take the ferry towards ‘Buiksloterweg’ just behind Amsterdam Central Station. Once across the water, the route to the festival will be marked with signs.

Please take the train to Amsterdam Sloterdijk. There will be a shuttle bus service from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station to the festival premises and back all day (leaving from the Orly square on the left side of the station). A ticket for the shuttle bus service costs €8, this ticket will take you back and forth. You can buy the ticket on our website (until Friday) or at the event day itself at the bus station at Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The first bus leaves Sloterdijk station at 11:30 AM, the last one will leave the festival premises at 01:00 AM.

The easiest way to get to Het Twiske is via the “Ring West” highway A10 towards Haarlem/ Zaanstad. After the Coentunnel, keep left and follow the signs for E22/A8 in direction Zaanstad/ Purmerend/ Leeuwarden.
Take the first exit: 1. Oostzaan/ Zaandam-zuid/ Het Twiske. Keep left and always follow the sings in direction ‘Het Twiske’.
Our friendly traffic hosts will be there to let things go by smoothly.

If you want to use your GPS to come to the festival, please fill in the following destination: Pikpotweg 1, Oostzaan.

Beware that there is limited parking space at Het Twiske. Parking tickets are available during the day of the festival, you can purchase them paying cash at the entrance of the parking lot. There is no overnight parking allowed after the festival.

Please use Pikpotweg 1, Oostzaan as destination, and follow the “Kiss & Ride” signs.

IS THERE … AT THE FESTIVAL?

Yes to all! Gluten free. Fresh fruit. Vegetarian. All kinds of delicious stuff. And all 100% organic!

There will be a variety of food/beverage and crafts vendors throughout the festival site. Food vendors, which will include organic and vegetarian options, will only offer 100% sustainable food.

At Welcome to the Future, you pay for your food and drinks with tokens. You can purchase these tokens using cash, your debit or credit card (Visa, American Express, Master Card) at the clearly signed cashier units.

Yes, lockers are available, every locker fits up to three coats. You can find them right near the entrance.

Yes, you can find them scattered all over the terrain and you can use them for free.

Yes, during the festival you can find the lost & found at the information stand, located near the main stage. You can contact the lost & found after the festival by emailing to info@welcometothefuture.nl. Please describe your lost item in detail.

You can get free tap water at the multiple water bars on the festival area, which you can find near each toiletgroup. You can also buy refillable water bags at these waterbars.

Yes, please check the floorplan upon arrival for exact locations of the First Aid.

Recently gave birth and need a place to pump? We got mom’s needs covered. Bring your breast pump to the First aid stand for a private place to pump.

Yes, please check the map upon arrival for exact location of the Information desk near the main stage.

Yes, you can buy them at the special earplug stands, which you can find next to the Information booth. You can also buy them near the locker stand.

Yes, please check the floorplan upon arrival for the exact location of the tobacco sale points.

I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION!

Please contact us at info@welcometothefuture.nl!