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Our tickets are available online through our website and Facebook page. Be careful when buying tickets via resellers and websites offering Blijdorp Festival tickets. We cannot guarantee that these tickets are valid!

Opening Times

Blijdorp Winterfestival 2017 (on Saturday the 2nd of December) starts at 13:00 and continues till 01:00. The door closes at 20:00 after which no-one is granted entrance.

Door Policy

The minimum age is 18 years. All festivals in the Netherlands operate under a zero tolerance policy. This means that no soft and hard drugs are allowed. When the use or selling of soft and hard drugs is observed the goods will be confiscated, the concerned person will be removed, and appropriate actions with the authorities will be undertaken.

Public Transport

You can use the 9292OV app to plan your route to Van Nelleweg 1, Rotterdam.


There is plenty of parking opportunity on and around the Van Nellefabriek grounds.
Free parking: North of Van Nellefabriek, from Graafstroomstraat, direction Spaanse polder.
Parking at Van Nellefabriek: Exit cards are € 10,00 (incl. VAT) a day, for sale at the entrance of the Van Nellefabriek (cash or ATM card).

Travel By Bike

The wind in your back, and the sun in your face! It’s only a 10-minute bike ride from the city center to the festival location. No better way to warm-up your body for a full day of dancing.

Uber Everywhere

Enter the promo code EARLYBLIJDORP17 for €5 off your Uber ride to the Van Nelle Fabriek, only valid between 1pm and 3pm (13.00 and 15.00).

Lost & Found

Lost something? Send an e-mail to and we’ll do our best to help you. In the end your belongings are your responsibility therefore we cannot be hold accountable in case of theft, loss and/or damages done.

Shuttle Service

There is a Shuttle Service from Rotterdam Central Station to the Van Nelle Factory.

To the Van Nelle:
12:30hr – 16:00hr
From the Van Nelle:
22:00hr – 02:30hr

Bus Stop:
1. Rotterdam Central Station, Conradstraat
2. Van Nelle Factory, Schuttevaerweg

One way ticket: € 2,50
Two way ticket: € 4,-

Buy your ticket in the bus or online at


We have lockers near the entrance! They’re big enough to fit a coat or jacket. You can buy your locker at the festival site.

€7 Normal locker
€9 Large locker

Other Questions

Use the chat app on the bottom right to directly contact us! Chatting ain’t your thing? You can always send us an e-mail at

If you have a question about your ticket our ticketprovider Ticketscript can help you. Click here to visit their helpdesk.