The Intents Festival is one of the most prominent multi-day dance events in Europe and a well-known concept in the Netherlands and abroad. Intents consists of two full festival days, which is unique for a Dutch dance festival. The Intents festival has already featured many top performers from the hardstyle, hardcore and freestyle scene. The festival is known for its impressive shows. The final show on Saturday, for example, has elements such as light, video, pyrotechnics, lasers and other effects all running in sync with the music. Additionally, Intents does whatever it can to decorate the festival and the various stages and to construct iconic main stages.
Intents’ best feature, however, is its enthusiastic audience. These dedicated fans are what make this event truly special. Their enthusiasm is reflected in the festival’s atmosphere and on the Internet. The Intents Festival 2016 aftermovie has been viewed over a million times in just four months!
Over 6,500 party people, a sea of tents and unforgettable, sun-drenched moments, including Digital Punk at the Unleashed container. In short: a great success! The festival campsite is slated to return this year in a new form: “IntentsCity.” We guarantee you will have an unforgettable festival camping experience with even more specials, more entertainment and more extras! More information coming soon at www.intentscity.nl!
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The Intents Festival will be even bigger, better, more beautiful and more fun in 2018! Here, you will find a summary of the key practical information about the Intents Festival. If you have a question, 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.
1 June 2018 - IntentsCity camping opens at 12 o'clock in the afternoon
2 June 2018 - Intents Festival Saturday 11.00 a.m. - 12 midnight.
3 June 2018 - Intents Festival Sunday 1.00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m.
The following general terms and conditions apply to the festival.
Privileged to be a VIP at Intents Festival, you will be spoiled. There is a separate "fast-lane" VIP-entrance, you will get an Intents customized textile wristband and a glass of Champaign. You will get access to the 2 VIP-decks at the mainstage. On these VIP-decks there are lounge sets, fresh fruit, snacks, luxurious toilets and many other nice extra's.
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.
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.
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]
Smoking is prohibited in all indoor locations / covered locations (such as tents) on the festival location. Smoking e-cigarettes is also prohibited.
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.
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.
The festival features a dedicated Intents merchandise stand where you can purchase exclusive Intents Festival merchandise.
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.
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.
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.
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.