I'm coming from outside of Antwerp, but want to get to Waagnatie by bike. Is this possible?
If you will come from another city or country and you will arrive at the Central Station, you have the possibility to rent a bike at Fietshaven. You will find the store under Astridplein.
Can I store my bike at Waagnatie?
Yes, there will be a bicycle storage if you're planning to come by bike. Afterall, we're Dutch so we know what to do with bicycles.
What is the best way to get to Waagnatie by taxi?
If you want to go by taxi, you could contact:
Taxi Antwerpen Service on +32 (0)3 230 5555
Taxi Local on +32 (0)3 233 3636
Taxi Antwerpen on +032 (0)3 636 3639
A-taxi on +32 (0)3 283 8393
What is the best way to get to Waagnatie by car?
From the south via E12
At the cross-roads you choose the direction of the A112 and follow the signs Ring Antwerpen/Brugge/Gent/Haven 1000-2000/Antwerpen-Centrum. Follow the 2 left traffic lanes to take the exit in the direction Schelde. Go to the left R10/Brusselstraat to go to Gerlachekaai. At the T-split Gerlachekaai you go to the right and keep on going straight for 3km to reach Waagnatie Expo & Events at your left.
From the south via E19
Follow the A12. At the cross-roads you choose the direction of the A112 and follow the signs Ring Antwerpen/Brugge/Gent/Haven 1000-2000/Antwerpen-Centrum. Follow the 2 left traffic lanes to take the exit in the direction Schelde. Go to the left R10/Brusselstraat to go to Gerlachekaai. At the T-split Gerlachekaai you go to the right and keep on going straight for 3km to reach Waagnatie Expo & Events at your left.
From East or West-Flanders via E17
Take exit 5A Antwerpen-Centrum to follow the signs Boom/Hoboken/A12/Antwerpen-Centrum. Go to the left to R10/Brusselstraat and continue until Gerlachekaai. At the T-split Gerlachekaai you go to the right and keep on going straight for 3km to reach Waagnatie Expo & Events at your left.
From Kempen and Limburg via E313 or E34
Follow the signs Ring Antwerpen/Breda. Take exit 1-Merksem direction N129 to go to Groenendaallaan. Go straight for 4,2km to come at the Rijnkaai and to reach Waagnatie Expo & Events at your right.
From the north via A12 or E19
Take A12 and E19 to Groenendaallaan/N129 in Antwerp. Take exit 1-Merksem to N129 direction Merksem/Antwerpen-Centrum/Ring. Keep on driving right at the split and follow the signs to Antwerp. Go to the right to Groenendaallaan and keep on going straight for 4,2km to Rijnkaai. You will reach Waagnatie Expo & Events at your right.
Are there still tickets available?
Awakenings Antwerp Day One (Friday April 15) is sold out.
Very limited tickets for Awakenings Antwerp Day Two (Saturday April 16) are still available. If you want to be with us to join our debut in Belgium, get one of the final tickets now!
What is the minimum age to get in?
Entry at all Awakenings events is for adults (18+) only. There will be an ID-check at the entrance, so don't forget to take this with you!
Will there be lockers available?
We will bring our own electronic lockers to the Waagnatie in which you can store your belongings. You will save some time if you buy your e-locker in advance. For more information on our e-lockers, check our website.Buy your e-locker ticket
Can my ticket be scanned from my mobile phone?
Yes, it is possible to scan your ticket from your mobile phone. Please ensure the brightness of your phone is on maximum before it will be scanned.
What time will the events start and what time will they close?
The events will start at 22:00 PM and end at 08:00 AM
Is there a special entrance and are there toilets for severely disabled guests?
We have a special entrance for disabled guests and at every toilet area are toilets available for disabled guests.
Rules & Regulations
I lost something. What do I need to do?
If you find something, please drop it off at the Lockerbox counter. You have until Monday to get your stuff at the Waagnatie. If you can't make it, we will collect all stuff and upload it in the iLost systemGo to iLost
Will there be extra security measures?
To guarantee you the best time at Awakenings Antwerp this weekend, we’ll take extreme security measures in close collaboration with the Antwerp police. A couple of factors you’ll see at Waagnatie are extra detectors, security dogs and more security people.
After all, Awakenings is all about partying! Fight for your right to party!
Which items are not allowed inside the venue?
- No fireworks, weapons or sharp or dangerous objects.
- You're not allowed to bring your own drinks/food/beverages.
- No professional photo/video/audio equipment is allowed, but standard digital cameras and phone cameras are ok. Please don't use a flash ligt in front of the djs.
- No club oriented football shirts or shirts with offending lyrics/symbols/tattoos/etc. are allowed.
- Please keep your shirt on!
What is the policy on drugs?
All drugs such as all harddrugs, pills, powders, liquids, mushrooms, hash/weed are forbidden. Please note if any drugs will be found, your night will be over.
Safe 'n Sound (NL) will be present at the event. You can ask them information about alcohol and other party drugs. They will also distribute condoms, earplugs, info cards, oranges and candy.
Is it possible to smoke inside the venue?
No, it is not allowed to smoke inside Waagnatie. We have several designated smoking areas outside.