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PRACTICAL

You can buy your locker tickets online via www.verknipt.org/tickets One day before the festival you will receive an email from the locker company with your lockernumber + pincode. There will also be plenty of lockers available at the festival.

You can pay with tokens at Verknipt Festival.

There will be a wide variety of food and drinks available at the festival. We’ve included vega(n), gluten free and dairy free options!

Can I bring lollipops to the event?

You are not allowed to bring food & beverages to the events of Verknipt. Which means lollipops are not allowed either. But, we will make sure that lollipops can be purchased at the events. 

There will be various merchandise stands available on the festivals selling Verknipt Festival merch, hand fans, earplugs, sunglasses, sunscreen and much more!

The festival will take place on the 10th & 11th of June. There will be no camping at the event.

Saturday, we will start at 12:00. The festival ends at 23:00. 

Sunday, we will start an hour later: at 13:00. The festival ends at 23:00. 

Until what time can I enter the event? 

The doors are open until 20:00. If you arrive later, we are permitted to refuse entry. Please be on time! 

Age

All Verknipt Festival events are 18+. Make sure to bring your ID

Can I bring my medication to the festival?

With an official doctor’s note it is permitted to bring your medication to the festival.

I am disabled. Is the festival accessible for disabled?

Yes, the festival is accessible for disabled people. We will make sure that the paths to every stage and facility are fully accessible. At every toilet area, there are disable toilet facilities. Don’t hesitate to ask our staff for help when needed!

What can’t I bring to the Festival?

It is forbidden to bring glass objects, plastic bottles, cans, drones, weapons or hazardous objects, explosive objects or liquids, fireworks or other liquids like spray bottle of sunscreen, perfume, (alcoholic drinks) etc. The security guards have every right to throw items away and refuse entry if not taken seriously.

Can I bring sunscreen to the Festival?

 It is allowed to bring NEW sunscreen to the festival. Spray Bottles are not allowed! We also sell sunscreen at the merchandise stand for a low amount.

Can I bring valuable items to the Festival?

We advise not to bring any valuable items to the Festival! In case you did bring valuable items, we recommend getting a locker at the entrance of the Festival to leave your belongings.

Can I bring my photo or film camera to the Festival?

It depends on the camera. Professional gear for commercial purposes is not allowed unless communicated beforehand and with the organization’s approval.

Can I smoke at the festival?

It is allowed to smoke at the festival. Inside tents or canopies it is not allowed to smoke, this will also be indicated at the area’s. 

Can I buy cigarettes at the festival?

It is not possible to buy cigarettes on the festival premises.

Can I buy hearing protection at the festival?

At every event it is possible to purchase hearing protection such as earplugs.

Deposit recycle system

We work with a deposit system on all cups during this event. At the entrance, our visitors receive a free recycle token which they can use at the bar when ordering drinks. All empty cups can be returned to the bar for a new drink or recycle token. By doing this, we make sure that all materials are collected and sorted in the right container. After the event, each material is recycled. This way of recycling is very easy, with much love for nature and a perfect way to reduce our waste!

How does it work?

  1. At the entrance, after scanning your ticket, you’ll receive 1 FREE recycle token from us.
  2. With each drink you order, you hand in your recycle token or an empty cup.
  3. Lost your recycle token and/or your cup? Then you have to pay 0.5 regular token.
  4. When you don’t want to have a new drink, you can hand in your empty cup at the bar.
  5. The bar staff will give you your recycle token in return.

Verknipt maintains a zero tolerance policy on drugs. It is forbidden to use, trade or posses any drugs at the event. When the organization spots or confirms any infringements, the offender can be handed over to the police. When the delinquent is being caught he/she will be transferred over to the police. Before entering the event you will be able to deposit drugs in the designated drug bins without being charged with any consequences. 

We will collect all the lost and found items at our office. You can get in touch and recollect your lost item by sending an email to office@verknipt.org. Any loss of your items on an event is your own responsibility.

I left my stuff in my locker!

You can contact the locker agency directly via their website: https://www.lockercompany.nl/

If you are a local resident, living in the nearby location of the festival, and you have any questions, you can send an email to omwonende@verknipt.org

That’s great to hear! We are always welcoming volunteers at our events. It’s a great chance to get to learn more about the dance event industry and enjoy the festival at the same time. Fill in this link and we’ll be in touch: https://bit.ly/volunteerwonderlandverknipt

How to get there

Are you traveling from Utrecht Central Station? You can take a shuttle bus for €10.00 from Utrecht Central to Verknipt Festival. The pick-up point for The Shuttle bus stop is at the Mineurslaan 9, from Utrecht Central. Follow the signs: Shuttle bus Verknipt Festival

On Saturday the shuttle buses will be running between 11:30am until 01:00am

On Sunday the shuttle buses will be running between 12:30pm until 01:00am

*Keep your shuttle bus ticket with you during the festival, it’s also your return ticket. 

These tickets can only be bought online! Buy a ticket via https://bit.ly/verkniptfestival2022

Saturday shuttle buses run the whole day. At any given moment you can always take the shuttle bus back to Utrecht Central on both days from Verknipt Festival.

If you are planning on coming with the car, you need a parking pass. Follow the signs towards P+R Papendorp: Mercatorlaan, Utrecht. You can purchase a parking pass online for €15 via https://bit.ly/verkniptfestival2022 Attention: this can ONLY be done online. Parking passes are NOT available on location. Please follow the signs and instructions given at the day of the event.

Are you coming by bike to the festival? From Utrecht city center it’s about 20 minutes to get to the magical Strijkviertel. Navigate your way to Strijkviertel 67, 3454 PK Utrecht. At the Northern side of the parking place are bike parking areas. There will be signing at the day of the event and traffic controllers instructing visitors into the right direction at the day of the event.

In case you are traveling by touringcar, please keep in mind that it is mandatory for the touring car organization to apply online beforehand.

For the touring car agency:

During the Verknipt Festival there is an expectation of 5 touringcars. You can temporarily drop off visitors at location: De Molensteyn. After dropping off the visitors there is a parking facility at: Meerndijk 59. Traffic wardens will inform the drivers at this area on the day of the event. Preliminary to the end of the event, touring cars can drive back to the drop off location: De Molensteyn to pick visitors up

Navigate to: Rijnzathe 2 for the Kiss & Ride.

TICKETS FAQ

Where can I buy tickets?

You can purchase entrance tickets for the Verknipt Festival events here: https://www.verknipt.org/verknipt/tickets/. Eventix is our official ticket platform. After buying your tickets, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventix with your order. 

What are the differences between the entrance tickets?

There is no difference between the entrance tickets. We work in tiers. Early ticket buyers have more advantage regarding buying a ticket with a discount. The later you will buy your ticket, the more expensive it will be.

I can’t find my ticket?

No worries! You can find your ticket through this link: https://eventix.nl/search. Still can’t find your ticket? Please contact: tickets@eventix.nl

I’ve bought a locker ticket online and I did not receive an e-mail one day before the event from the locker company?

No worries, there will be a locker desk available at the festival. Make sure to show them your locker ticket and they will help you right away!

Which payment methods are available to purchase tickets?

You can pay with iDeal, Bancontact, Sofort, CreditCard and PayPal through our official ticket channel Eventix.

The event is sold out, how can I get a ticket?

Unfortunately if the event is sold out, it is not possible to purchase tickets through Eventix our ticketing platform. You can visit www.ticketswap.nl to try and purchase safely secondary hand tickets with their secure swapping system.

What are ‘sealed tickets’ and why can’t I download the tickets?

Recently Verknipt switched to a new kind of tickets: sealed tickets. These tickets can only be viewed and downloaded shortly before the event. When it’s time to download your tickets, you will get a notification by email from Eventix (our ticket provider). If you’ve purchased tickets for a group of people, you’ll be able to assign the tickets or send them to your friends once they are available for download.

Why does Verknipt have ‘sealed tickets’?

Verknipt uses these sealed tickets because the ticket sale will be fairer. By using these tickets, it makes it impossible for scammers to resell their tickets through unofficial third parties/secondary markets. Tickets can only be sold through our verified partner ‘TicketSwap’ by Secure Swap. Through Secure Swap they exchange the ticket for a brand new one, so the buyer has a 100% chance to get into the event with the ticket. Also, it is not possible for sellers to ask more than 120% of the price through TicketSwap, so the ticket will always be sold for a fair price.

Is it possible to resell my ‘sealed tickets’?

If you decide to sell your ticket, it is only possible to do so through our verified partner ‘TicketSwap’. You need your confirmation email to view your order. At the bottom of your order you will find a blue button, click the button to resell the tickets on TicketSwap. Only this way you can resell your tickets. Can’t find your confirmation mail with your order? You can find your ticket through this link: https://eventix.nl/search. Still can’t find your ticket? Please contact: tickets@eventix.nl

Keep in mind that the maximum asking price for a resold ticket is 120% of the original ticket price and that selling your ticket(s) to a new visitor always happens through Secure Swap. After selling, you can no longer use the ticket as it will be declared invalid.

I’m having trouble reselling my ticket.

If you’re having trouble offering your ticket on TicketSwap, you can follow the steps in this link! 

Can’t find your confirmation mail with your order? You can find your ticket through this link: https://eventix.nl/search. Still can’t find your ticket? Please contact: tickets@eventix.nl

Still having trouble? Please contact TicketSwap via https://www.ticketswap.nl/contact, they can help you with reselling the ticket.

Can I scan my tickets on my phone?

Yes. Make sure to put the brightness of your phone on 100%.

I can’t find my ticket?

No worries! You can find your ticket through this link: https://eventix.nl/search. Still can’t find your ticket? Please contact: tickets@eventix.nl

I’ve bought a locker ticket online and I did not receive an e-mail one day before the event from the locker company?

No worries, there will be a locker desk available at the festival. Make sure to show them your locker ticket and they will help you right away!

Can I cancel my ticket?

It is not possible to cancel your tickets. Choose a reliable platform to resell your ticket such as: www.ticketswap.nl or sell your ticket to your friends!

The event has been cancelled, what happens now?

If the event can’t take place due to Covid-19, you can request a refund. 

Further instructions will be given through email, please wait patiently for this.

When will I receive my refund?

The process of refunding your ticket will be approximately 5 business days after confirmation.