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“Championed by the Dutch themselves as the event of the summer, it’s difficult to disagree, with a broad selection of music, art and media that caters to everyone’s tastes” - Line of Best Fit


ABOUT A CAMPINGFLIGHT TO LOWLANDS PARADISE

When and where is Lowlands 2017?
Lowlands takes place on August 18 + 19 + 20, 2017 at Evenemententerrein Walibi Holland at Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. Click here to find our location on Google Maps.

What is Lowlands?
A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise is exactly what it promises to be: a true backpacker’s Garden Of Eden and Holland’s most adventurous cultural outdoorevent, offering a cutting edge choice of only the best in alternative music, film, stand-up comedy, visual arts, literature and street theatre. 

For three days in August, a township with 55,000 inhabitants arises in the middle of the country. The Lowlands festival hosts no less than twelve stages in three large areas (among which a cinema and theatre), about 250 different acts and performances, dozens of restaurants from all corners of the earth, food and drink stalls, a large market with everything from clothes and CD stores to a barber’s shop, relax rooms with brain massages, sports facilities, a sauna / hottub area, its own currency, a local radio station, a daily newspaper (Dutch only) and,last but not least: seven luxury campsites with hot showers. A Campingflight To Lowlands Paradise really is the ultimate summer holiday extravaganza! Check our Lowlands 2016 after movie...


"There’s an exhausting schedule of art, performances, films andactivities on offer, plus a collection of boutique shops and stalls catering to your every whim. - The Skinny



A lot of music...
Though Lowlands covers a wide spectrum of different cultural activities, the main focus still is on alternative music: from rock to pop via hip hop; from metal to electro via world music and hereby not neglecting drum ‘n bass and techno.

Musical highlights from the past years include ArcticMonkeys, Muse, Foo Fighters, Disclosure, The Chemical Brothers, Limp Bizkit,Arcade Fire, 2ManyDj's, Snoop Dogg, Bloc Party, Blur, Kendrick Lamar, Nick Cave& The Bad Seeds, LCD Soundsystem, Sam Smith, DJ Shadow, Skrillex,Underworld, The White Stripes, The xx, Iggy Pop, Nine Inch Nails, Travis Scott, Dua Lipa, The Last Shadow Puppets, Paul Kalkbrenner, Marcel Dettmann, 


This year’s lineup includes (many more to come):
Mumford & Sons, The xx, Editors, alt-J, Bastille, Chef'Special, Cypress Hill, Elbow, Flume, Halsey, Iggy Pop, Kovacs, London Grammar, Michael Kiwanuka, Migos, Moderat, Skepta, Solange, Architects, At The Drive-In, Ben Klock, Billy Talent, Black Sun Empire, Car Seat Headrest, Carl Craig Presents Synthesizer Ensemble, Cashmere Cat, CLARK - Death Peak Live, Death Grips, Dixon, Feist, First Aid Kit, Future Islands, Glass Animals, Job Jobse, Jonna Fraser, Konstantin, LÉON, Mac DeMarco, MHD, Midland, Mura Masa, Nina Kraviz, Noord Nederlands Orkest, Nothing But Thieves, PVRIS, Robert Hood (DJ-set), Ronnie Flex & Deuxperience Band, Sampha, Talaboman, Tash Sultana, The Bloody Beetroots Live,The Pretty Reckless, The Shins, Ty Segall, Tove Lo, Abra, Altin Gün, Aurora Halal, Bonzai, Black Foxxes, Colin Benders, Cubicolor Live, Culture Abuse, Baloji, Canshaker Pi, Denzel Curry, D.D Dumbo, DJ Deeon, DJ Firmeza, EDEN, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Giegling Night (Ateq Live, Dustin, Edward.Live, Map.Ache), HAUS, Hauschka, HMLTD, Husky Loops, Iguana Death Cult, Jeangu Macrooy, John Moreland, Kim Janssen, Marie Davidson Live, Methyl Ethel, MICH, Naâman, Palace, Parcels, Romare Full Live Band, Shame, Shovels and Rope, Skott, SMIB, Songhoy Blues, Spin Te Kú The Ufoslavians, Vince Staples, Yungblud...


"Lowlands is a gem of a festival. With enough stages and goings on to keep even the most energised minds entertained over three days in the Netherlands come torrential rain or beautiful sunshine." - Dork


ADMISSION TICKETS

General ticket info
Admission tickets for Lowlands 2017 costs €185,-. A €10,- Ticketmaster service fee is included in the price) and are only available through Ticketmaster.

Access to the regular camping and the use of our shuttle bus service is always included in the price.

If you would like to bring a camping vehicle, please buy an additional ticket for our Camper Camping. Pre-pitched tents, tipi's, flexotels and other accomodations are available through www.gllamcamp.nl.
 

Day tickets?
Lowlands is a three day festival so no day tickets are sold. If you would like to exit and later re-enter the festival: your wristband is valid for the whole weekend and you can access Lowlands 24/7.

Where to buy tickets
Our only official ticket shop is Ticketmaster. Please ignore unofficial ticket resellers like ViaGogo: they’re not trustworthy. Please also do not buy tickets via Ticketswap or other online ticket marketplaces because you might get scammed. Visiting from the UK? Buy your festival tickets here >>>


“Forget Glastonbury, this Dutch festival has security men on bikes, edible food, a lack of traffic, inoffensive drunks and invisible drugs. What's not to like?” - Sabotage Times


GETTING THERE

By car?
Navigate to Flevoland and follow the signs Walibi Holland and P Lowlands. By following the signs, you will get directed to the nearest available parking location. Please note that cars are banned on the camp site. Illegally parked vehicles will be towed away. Please don't forget to buy an additional parking ticket via Ticketmaster. Presale parking tickets cost €15, - (Ticketmaster fee included). Did you forget to buy a parking ticket in advance? It will cost you €25,- on site. You can only pay by PIN on site, cash is not accepted. 

Your parking ticket is valid for the entire weekend.

By airplane?
Are you flying to Lowlands? Our festival site is only one hour away from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and only two hours away from Rotterdam - The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport. It's easy getting from these airports to Lowlands: you can use The Netherlands's reliable public transport network to travel to Lelystad train station. From here, you can hop on a free shuttle bus which will bring you to Lowlands in about twenty minutes. 

Planning your public transport journey? The 9292OV public transport journey planner or the NS train journey planner might come in handy. You can buy your public transport tickets at the tram, train, metro or bus station where you're departing from: it's not neccessary to buy your tickets in advance.
 

By train?
It's easy to get to Lowlands by train: please navigate to Lelystad train station. Lowlands is only an hour away from Amsterdam Central Station. From Lelystad, you can take a free shuttle bus to Lowlands. During the festival weekend there will be construction work on the railways. So use the following planners for your journey.

Planning your public transport journey? The 9292OV public transport journey planner or the NS train journey planner might come in handy. You can buy your public transport tickets at the tram, train, metro or bus station where you're departing from: it's not neccessary to buy your tickets in advance.

By coach?
It's possible to travel to Lowlands by coach. Coaches depart from more than 500 locations in The Netherlands. Please visit our partner Event Travel's website for more information and tickets.


By bike?
You can park your bike at our bicycle parking area. Just follow the signs.

By motorcycle?
Are you bringing your motorcycle? You can park your motorcycle at our Camper Camping: you can use one Camper Camping ticket 2 motorbikes + 1 tent tents OR 2 + 1 engine. You can also park your motorbike at our motorcycle parking area (near the entrance) and stay at our regular camping. Please note you'll need an additional Camper Camping ticket if you would like to camp on our Camper Camping.

By camping vehicle?
You're welcome to bring your own RV, trailer or tent trailer, but please note that you'll have to buy an additional Camper Camping ticket, which costs you €69,- (Ticketmaster fee included). Only camping vehicles that meet the requirements laid down in the Dutch Road Traffic Regulations are allowed. Buses and vans are not allowed. Is your vehicle longer than 8,5m? Please email info@lowlands.nl for additional rules and the entry form. Please note there is no electricity available on our campings. 

Gas cylinders are only allowed in RV's and not trailers and trailer tents and only when a recent MOT report (max 1 year old) can be shown.

Are you bringing a trailer or tent trailer? You don't have to buy an additional parking ticket: this is included in the price of your Camper Camping ticket.


“The atmosphere is spot on - no lads, no kids, no trouble, no problem - the organisers just want those attending to have a great time.” - Line of Best Fit


CAMPING SITE

Camping ticket?
Access to the camping site is included in every Lowlands ticket: you don’t have to buy an additional ticket.

Camping facilities?
Lowlands has several camping sites and every site is provided with hot showers, free drinking water taps and real, flushing toilets. We don’t use portable toilets at Lowlands. The showers, water taps and toilets are accessible 24 hours a day. A shower will cost you one token.

Camping opening times?
Our camp sites open on Thursday and close on Monday at noon.

Electricity?
There is no electricity available at our camping site. You can charge your phone for free at the festival site.

Gllamcamp?
You can rent luxurious accommodations like pre-pitched tents, tipi's and flexotels via www.gllamcamp.nl. Our gllamcamp is seperated from the regular camping and only accessable for people who've booked accommodation there. 

Some accommodations even have amenities such as wifi, electricity and (shared) toilets.It's also possible to rent additional refrigerators, bean bags and other camping attributes to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Camping Store?
We sell camping gear and various sorts of toiletries at our camping store.

Trailers, tent trailers and RV's?
You're welcome to bring your own RV, trailer or tent trailer, but please note that you'll have to buy an additional Camper Camping ticket, which costs you €69,- (Ticketmaster fee included). Only camping vehicles that meet the requirements laid down in the Dutch Road Traffic Regulations are allowed. Buses and vans are not allowed. Is your vehicle longer than 8,5m? Please email info@lowlands.nl for additional rules and the entry form. Please note there is no electricity available on our campings. 

Gas cylinders are only allowed in RV's and not trailers and trailer tents and only when a recent MOT report (max 1 year old) can be shown.

Are you bringing a trailer or tent trailer? You don't have to buy an additional parking ticket: this is included in the price of your Camper Camping ticket.


“Occurring annually for some 20-odd years, Lowlands’ wealth of experience shows in every aspect of this expertly laid-out festival” - The Skinny


FESTIVAL SITE

What can I bring?
You’ll find a list of prohibited items here later on this year.

Lockers?
It’s possible to rent a locker during Lowlands to store your valuables. Additional info and prices will follow later on this year.

Photo + video cameras?
It’s prohibited to bring professional photo/video gear to Lowlands. Compact cameras and smartphone cameras are allowed.

Disabled?
We want to make Lowlands as accessable as possible for everybody. Are you disabled and need extra help? Please email us: info@lowlands.nl. We're here to help!



RULES

Rules?
Lowlands is about love: so be friendly and have fun! However, we have a set of rules to keep the festival fun and save. You'll find our festival rules here later on this year.

Drugs?
It is illegal to carry or to deal illegal drugs. Soft drugs are tolerated with a maximum of 5 grams per person.

Age?
There's no strict minimum age to visit Lowlands. However, we think Lowlands is not suitable for small children so we advise a minimum age of 16

Pets?
We love pets but they're not allowed at Lowlands.


UPDATES
Want to stay informed? Follow Lowlands via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat or keep an eye on this website. Share your photos with the hashtag #LL17 so we can see them :-)


CONTACT
Any further questions? Please email us via info@lowlands.nl or pop us a Facebook DM. 









18+19+20
augustus
Biddinghuizen