Upcoming event


Upcoming event




What can I expect?

We invite you to take a journey to a magical destination. Expect an epic and euphoric party with worldwide famous techno dj’s and an extremely positive vibe.
Please check this website, our Instagram and/or Facebook page for more information.

What kind of music can I expect?

At the TRESOR Berlin mainstage you will listen to the best techno music you’ve ever heard from famous techno superstars like Jeff Mills, Octave One, DJ Stingray 313, Esther Dune and Handmade. At the smaller, more intimate PIV House stage, the style is more Tech-House minded with Dutch heroes like Prunk, Cuartero, Anil Aras, Aron Volta and Noumé behind the decks.

What are the opening and closing hours of the festival?

22.00 hrs till 6.30 hrs (Attention: The clock will be set back one hour; so we’re closing 5.30 hrs summertime/6.30hrs summertime).

Is BOARDING a Halloween Party?

No, it is not.
We are afraid for Bunny Costumes and Crazy Frogs that are not contributing to the atmosphere we aim for.


I would like to volunteer, is that possible?

We are really grateful for all the volunteers, friends and family helping us out to get this big production ready for everyone to enjoy. Want to join the team? Please e-mail us an introduction of yourself at info@boardingfestival.com “ Volunteer – your name”, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

What is the location of BOARDING festival Groningen?

Martiniplaza, Leonard Springerlaan.
A large location, with great acoustics and fantastic facilities, 10 minutes walking from Groningen HS (central railway station).

Can I come by car?

Yes. The venue is situated next to the highway (N7). There is a large parking place situated directly next to the venue). A day-ticket will cost you € 12,-. Please, don’t be stupid and don’t drink and drive. The bike, train and buss are much better options. Tired after the festival? Leave your car and pick it up the next day.

Can I come by train?

It’s very easy to reach the venue by train. Just take the train to the main station (Groningen HS) and walk to the venue (12 minutes). You can also take the bus from the train station (line 10 to “Hoornsemeer”).
Trains will depart from 5.49 in the morning, so after the festival you’re able to take the train directly to almost every town in The Netherlands, Belgium or Germany.

Are there lockers available?

Yes, there will be more than enough lockers available.

Can I buy earplugs at the festival?

Yes, you can.

Can I charge my phone at the festival?

No, unfortunately we don’t have phone chargers available. Try to come with a full battery and just enjoy the party so you don’t miss anything!

Rules & Regulations

What happens if the festival has to be canceled due to national guidelines?

Your tickets will be valid for the next edition in Groningen, Martiniplaza, April 1st 2023 (no joke), or you will have a refund.

Do I need to be vaccinated or tested to enter the event?

According to the regulations of the Dutch government, visitors do not need to be vaccinated or tested to enter the event. Please keep in mind national guidelines can change.

Are drugs permitted during the festival?

We have a ZERO TOLERANCE drugs policy. Both hard and soft drugs are banned from the venue.

What is the minimum age?

18. All visitors are obliged to carry valid proof of identity, which must be displayed on request.


Where can I buy tickets?

You can buy tickets on this website.

How can I resell my ticket?

If you are not able to visit the festival, you can easily sell your ticket by Ticketswap (www.ticketswap.com)

Can my ticket be scanned from my mobile phone?

The e-ticket can be scanned from your phone, but make sure you download it upfront, have your batteries loaded and turn your screen brightness fully up at the entrance to ensure a steady flow going in. You can also choose to print your ticket.

Food & Drinks

Do I have to buy tokens?

No, you can buy your drinks, lockers and food by PIN. We advise you to have some cash with you, so you can buy drinks in case of a (national) pin failure (There are Cash Points where you can change cash for “credits” at the Venue).

Can I enjoy cocktails at the festival?

Yes, there will be specialized cocktail shakers at the festival to prepare great cocktails for you.

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