Awakenings - Last info Gashouder

Easter 2022

Are you ready?!

To celebrate our 25th anniversary with us?

Below you will find all important information. See you soon!


Please note:
  • Download your e-tickets here. (this link does not work if you bought your ticket through Ticketswap)
  • Turn up the brightness of the screen on your phone and download your e-tickets for faster access to the party.
  • There are NO corona measurements anymore.
  • It is not necessary to personalize your tickets.
  • No entrance after 06:00 and no re-entrance after leaving the party.

Our deposit recycle system

During all our Awakenings events we are working with a deposit system on all cups, cans and bottles we give out at the bars. We would like to collect as many as possible, to make sure they can be recycled!
  1. At the entrance, after scanning your ticket, you’ll receive 1 FREE recycle token from us.
  2. With each drink you order, you hand in your recycle token or an empty cup, can or bottle.
  3. Lost your recycle token and/or your cup, can, bottle? Then you have to pay 1 regular token.
  4. When you’re leaving the venue or you don’t want to have a new drink, you can hand in your empty cup, can or bottle at the bar or at the recycle points at the venue. The bar staff will give you your recycle token in return.
  5. There is a unique code on the recycle token, after the event you can go to our website and fill out the code, then you have a chance of winning prizes!

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Smoking regulations

We do not sell cigarettes during our Awakenings events. Due to Dutch regulations, it is forbidden to smoke inside venues. If you still want to smoke, you can go to the designated (outdoor) smoking area. Thank you for cooperating and avoiding expensive fines.
Note: It is allowed to carry a max of 2 packs of cigarettes per person.

DRUGS POLICY

No hard drugs are allowed, so all pills, powders, liquids, mushrooms and N20 (nitrous oxide/laughing gas) are forbidden and there will be extra inspections at the entrance and in the venue. Be aware that if security finds any drugs on you, your party will be over and you might be handed over to the police. Only a maximum of 5 gr hash/weed is tolerated at the Gashouder. Celebrate Safe has made an info video about Dutch drugs regulations (French, Italian, German and Spanish subs available). Watch the video here. At the Gashouder you can visit the Unity info-stand at the chill area or you can inform yourself via unity.nl

Lockers

Buy your locker online before the event, to avoid the queue. You will receive (24 hours before the event) an e-ticket with your own locker number and a secret code, so this will avoid waiting at the locker desk.

If you bought your locker online and received the number and pincode, you will not be able to sell the locker e-ticket through Ticketswap anymore.

The locker measurements are:
Standard: H22 * B25 * D50 cm
Large: H36 * B25 * D50 cm

Pickpockets

Be aware of pickpockets! Keep an eye on your bag/phone. If you see anyone suspicious, go to the security and give a description of the thief. For your safety we also installed some cameras and ask everyone to store jackets and (large) bags in the lockers.

FLOORPLANS AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION

There will be banners of the floor plan and timetable at the entrance. We have 8 sell- ing units for tokens (you can pay with cash or cards), 2 bars, 1 cocktail bar, 2 toilet-groups, merchandise and first aid.

We also have a food stand with lots of different delicious sandwiches, fruit, burgers and icecream. Our menu is 100% vegetarian.

Merchandise

We will sell a limited amount of Awakenings T-shirts, caps & glasses at the Gashouder. On the floorplan you’ll find where the merchandise stand is located.

Are you ok?

At awakenings, we aim to create a space where you can be yourself and lose yourself. We value and respect people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and ethnicities. Therefore, we do not tolerate any form of (sexual) harassment. When you think you see someone being harassed, ask the question: ARE YOU OK? A simple question so everyone feels safe and respected. Let’s take care of each other.

Did you experience an unpleasant situation? Please turn to the first aid team, they are trained to help you.

Celebrate Safe

Awakenings, EMS (first aid) and Unity are partners of Celebrate Safe. Please check our 10 recommendations about how to party safely. Remember the medical team is your friend, so do not hesitate to visit our first aid / EHBO.

  1. Using alcohol or other drugs is never harmless
  2. I love my ears
  3. Think for yourself, care about others
  4. Pace yourself: eat, sleep, rave.
  5. Don’t push limits, be responsible
  6. Be prepared for any type of weather
  7. Take your time to chill
  8. Safe sex, always. Even on the campsite.
  9. The First Aid Team is your friend
  10. Don’t Drink, drug and drive. You are a great risk to yourself and others.

LOST & FOUND

Lost something? We put all items on the website of iLost.

LIVESTREAMS EASTER FESTIVAL

Tune in on our website on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17th of April to watch exclusive content from ground-breaking performances happening at Awakenings Easter Festival!

The livestream schedule will be released this week.

compass 06 General

Can I buy my locker online?
Save some more time and pre-order your locker now online via https://awakenings.elockers.online. Didn’t secure your locker upfront?
No worries, there is still a possibility to buy a locker at the venue.
Can I buy my parking ticket online?
Yes, it's possible to buy your parking ticket online. There is also a possibility to buy your parking ticket at the venue.
Can I bring my medication?
If it is necessary to bring your medication to the event, you need to bring an official declaration of a doctor. In case of doubt, our First Aid crew (EMS) will check your medication and declaration.
Can I bring my e-cigarette and the complementary liquids?
It's allowed to bring your e-cigarette, but you cannot smoke inside. Please use the (outside) smoking areas. The complementary liquids are only allowed in sealed packaging.
I have lost something after visiting the event, what can I do?
If you find something, please drop it off at the locker counter near the entrance. We will collect all stuff and will upload it on iLost.
Will there be lockers available and what are the measurements?
Yes, there will be lockers available during our events. You can buy your locker ticket online before the event. You will receive (24 hours before the event) an e-ticket with your own locker number and a secret code, so this will avoid waiting at the locker desk.

The locker measurements are:
Standard: H22 * B25 * D50 cm
Large: H36 * B25 * D50 cm

laugh 17 Rules & Regulations

What are the rules and regulations of events at the Gashouder?
- Bring your happy face.
- Age 18+ (don't forget your ID).
- Always follow the instructions of staff, security and emergency services personnel.
- We have the right to refuse admittance without restitution of entrance fees.
- Before entering, our crew or security can ask for your identification to check your name and age.
- There is a possibility that proof of a negative test or proof of vaccination will be required to attend the event
- Always respect other visitors, no (sexual) harassment will be tolerated.
- No pets / fireworks / weapons / sharp or dangerous objects are allowed.
- No drugs are allowed, so all hard drugs, pills, powders, liquids, mushrooms and N20 (nitrous oxide/laughing gas) are forbidden.
Hash / weed (<5 grams) are tolerated (no pre-rolled joints!) only at our events in Amsterdam Gashouder.
- Security will thoroughly search everybody before and during the event.
- When hard drugs are found you will be removed from the event and you might be handed over to the police.
- You're not allowed to bring your own drinks/foods/beverages.
- Store your bags and jackets in our lockers.
- Camera surveillance and metal detectors are part of our and your safety.
- Selfie sticks, professional photo / film / video / audio equipment are not allowed. Standard digital cameras / phones are allowed.
- Club oriented football shirts or shirts / stickers with offending lyrics / symbols etc. are not allowed.
- Football shirts of national teams are allowed.
- Please keep your shirt on.
- Masks are not allowed.
- Smoking is only allowed in the smoking areas, follow the "smoking signs".
- Access is at your own risk. If you feel uncomfortable or if you want ear protection, please go to our first aid/EHBO/EMS, they are your friends.
- It's forbidden to have commercial activities in and around the festival area, without agreement of the organisation.
- Large flags / inflatable objects are not allowed.
- No entrance after two hours from the end and no re-entrance after leaving the party!
What is the minimum age to get in?
At all our events, you have to be 18+. We check for ID at the entrance.
Can I smoke inside the venue?
You are not allowed to smoke inside. We have a designated (outside) smoking area.
Can I bring my own cigarettes?
At all our events we don't sell cigarettes, but you can bring your own cigarettes.

Please note: it is not allowed to take more than 2 packs of cigarettes per person.

train How to get there?

What is the best way to travel to the Gashouder?
Bikes
We’ve built a special bike parking close to the event. Follow the signs and park your bike there. Bikes parked at other inconvenient places will be removed due to safety regulations. Don’t forget to take your bike home: the bike-parking will be removed shortly after the event and bikes that are still there will be cut loose.

Special bike deals
Awakenings in the Gashouder can easily be reached by bike. To make it even easier for you to bike to the Gashouder, we've already figured out where you can rent a bike.

Het Zwarte Fietsenplan
Book online in advance here and get a 10% discount!

Public Transport
Plan your travel with 9292 and be aware that during holidays traveling schedules of public transport may be different from their regular schedules.

Car
The address of the nearest parking is: Q-park Westerpark, Van Bleiswijkstraat 8, Amsterdam

If Q-park Westerpark is full, there is Parkbee.com (only available with Parkline or Parkmobile) on:

- Haarlemmerweg 504
- Van Hogendorpstraat 28
- Van Beuningenstraat 92
- De Wittenkade 24

Be aware not to leave valuables in your car, thieves with bluetooth trackers seem to be active in the area.

Taxi
There will be a special taxi-stand near the Gashouder, just follow the signs to get to there. Remember there is a chance fewer taxis are available during the Holidays. And please beware of the illegal "taxi drivers" (called snorders). It's illegal to get in the taxi with them, fines for using them can run very high.

Bolt/Uber
Travel easily, fast and comfortable with Uber/Bolt to your next destination, you will find your driver at the pick up point near the Vredenhofweg. Please follow the pre-booked taxi signs.

First time Bolt-user?

1. Download the Bolt app for iPhone or Android add your credit card. You can already do this now.

2. Enter the promo code ‘AWAKENINGSBOLT22’. You will get 50% discount (with a max of €10) on your first Bolt ride in the Netherlands (valid from 14-4 till 19-4).

3. Request your Bolt: Fill in your destination address in the Bolt app, check your pickup location and request. A driver will arrive in no-time.

ticket 75 Ticket questions

Can I buy tickets at the entrance?
When an event is sold out, you cannot buy tickets at the entrance.

If the event is not sold out, you can still buy tickets online through this website.
How can I get in touch for ticket questions?
Didn't find your answer? Please have a look at the FAQ of our ticketing customer support. Still haven't found your answer? You can contact them through their contact form and they will answer your question within 48 hours.
I lost my ticket, what should I do?
Please try to search for 'Paylogic' in your inbox and also check your spam folder.
If this doesn't get you any results, please go to consumer.paylogic.nl/tickets, so we can resend your ticket(s) and/or confirmation e-mail to your mail address.
I have a ticket but I cannot attend anymore, can I still sell my ticket through Ticketswap?
You can still sell your ticket through Ticketswap, after the personalization.

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