Festival information English

Festival information
The Intents Festival will be even bigger, better, more beautiful and more fun in 2016! Here, you will find a summary of the key practical information about the Intents Festival. If you have a short question, you can ask it via Twitter (@IntentsFestival) or you can send a Facebook message to Facebook.com/intentsfestival. Of course, you can also send a regular email to [email protected] We will get back to you shortly. Be sure to also read the frequently asked questions about Intents on this page.

Festival times
26 May 2017 – IntentsCity camping opens at 12 o ‘clock in the afternoon
27 May 2017 – Intents Festival Saturday 11.00 a.m. – 12 midnight.

28 May 2017 – Intents Festival Sunday 1.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.

Minimum age
You have to be at least 17 years old to attend the Intents Festival.

The following general terms and conditions apply to the festival.

Location and parking

The Intents Festival is hosted at Sportpark d'n Donk, Sportlaan 10 5062 JK Oisterwijk. You can enter the following address into your navigation equipment: Sportlaan, Oisterwijk. When approaching the festival site, be sure to follow the yellow Intents traffic signs.

There are various parking areas around the festival site. Follow the yellow parking signs and only park your car in one of the designated spots. With regard to the environment, we would like to ask you to carpool whenever possible or to use public transport.

Train
Take the train! Oisterwijk has its own train station, so you can easily plan your trip on the website of the NS (Dutch Railways). Oisterwijk is also easily accessible from Eindhoven Airport.

Shuttle buses
On Saturday and Sunday, shuttle buses will run continuously between the Oisterwijk train station and the festival site. These shuttle buses will take you to the festival site in just 5 minutes. Please note that the last bus leaves for the Oisterwijk station at 11.30 p.m.!

Coach trips from abroad?
More information about coach trips to the Intents Festival 2017 from outside the Netherlands will follow soon.If you are planning to travel to the Intents Festival by coach, please contact [email protected]

Facilities

Lockers
You can rent a locker on the festival site. These can be used to safely store personal items such as coats and bags. It is possible to visit your locker during the festival. Renting a locker costs € 7. Additionally, there is a € 5 deposit, which will be refunded when you return the key.

Sanitary facilities
The festival site has plenty of free toilets and places to wash your hands available, including special needs toilets for lesser abled people. It is not permitted to urinate in public.

Merchandise
The festival features a dedicated Intents merchandise stand where you can purchase exclusive Intents Festival merchandise.

Unity
If you have any questions about alcohol and/or drugs, please visit the Unity stand for tips and advice. The Unity staff is happy to answer any questions you may have.

First aid
The festival has a first aid station available. Additionally, medical staff is present at the festival site. If you are feeling ill, please visit the first aid station. The people there can help you. If you think that someone may have used too much alcohol or too many drugs, please consult a member of the festival's organisational staff, security team or medical staff. Also visit the Celebrate Safe website for more information.

Earplugs
It is a good idea to wear earplugs during the festival. If you do not own a pair yet, it is wise to purchase some. During the festival itself, earplugs can be purchased at the bars and the merchandise stand. Do not forget to give your ears some rest from time to time and do not stand too close to the speakers. You will be able to enjoy the music without any issues.

Mobile phone charger
If the battery of your mobile phone is almost dry, don't panic! You can charge your mobile phone during the festival.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: I will turn 17 on 8 June. Can I still visit the Intents Festival this year?
Unfortunately, this is not allowed. No exceptions to this rule can or will be made. You have to be 17 on the day of visiting the festival.

Question: What are Coin Tickets?
A Coin Ticket has a value of 8 or 16 tokens/coins. These tickets can be scanned during the festival to instantly receive the corresponding number of coins.

Question: Can I bring my photo and/or video camera?
It is not allowed to bring (semi-)professional photo/video equipment to the festival, unless you have express permission from the organisational staff. You are allowed to bring a regular (digital) camera or camera phone. Additionally, the Intents media team will take photos and videos of the entire festival. These will be uploaded soon after the festival.

Question: Can I bring medication?
It is of course not a problem if you bring any medication that you require, provided that you also bring a doctor's note and show this to the staff upon entering the festival site.

Question: Can I bring food and/or drinks?
It is not allowed to bring your own food or drinks to the Intents Festival. We will only make an exception to this rule if you are on a special diet and are able to show a doctor's note to prove this upon entering the festival site.

Question: Can I sell my Intents tickets on to another person?
It is not allowed to sell your tickets in order to make a profit. Naturally, it is allowed to purchase tickets for your friends and sell them for the original price.