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Valhalla Festival

Saturday December 23, 2017
RAI Amsterdam


22.30 - 07.00
Doors close at 4.00 hrs

Minimum Age

18 years old, ID is required.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Valhalla Festival takes place on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 from 22:30 PM until 7:00 AM. Please keep in mind that the doors to our circus will close at 4:00 AM.


Valhalla Festival takes place at RAI Amsterdam. This venue is located at Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam. View on Google Maps.


Minimum Age

The minimum age to enter the wonderful world of Valhalla Festival is 18 years, and an ID is required.


A valid ID is required to enter Valhalla Festival. Please keep in mind that a copy of your ID doesn’t count as a valid ID. It’s only possible to identify yourself with a valid ID such as your passport or drivers license.

Getting there... and away

We strongly advise everyone to use your good old horse carriage, public transportation and/or a bike to get to the festival site.


There are plenty of bike parking facilities in front of the festival entrance. From Amsterdam Central Station, it’s a 25-minute bicycle drive, simply navigate to RAI Amsterdam on Google Maps.

Shuttle Bus

GVB provides a shuttle bus service from RAI Amsterdam to Amsterdam Central Station. The shuttle busses depart every 15 minutes in front of the RAI to Amsterdam Central Station from 03.00h till 07.00h. You need to pay for the Shuttle Bus with your OV-chipkaart.


Station RAI Amsterdam is located a stone’s throw from the RAI complex and is easy to reach from anywhere in the Netherlands. When you leave the station please follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam. For further information consult the NS [Dutch railways] travel planner by visiting


Tram 4 runs between the RAI (Europaplein stop), Amsterdam’s city centre and Amsterdam Central Station.


Bus 62 and 65 run between the RAI (Europaplein stop) and Amsterdam Amstel Station


Metro 51 runs between Amsterdam Central Station, Amsterdam Amstel Station and Amsterdam RAI Station.
Metro 50 runs regularly between the Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Gein stations and stops at the RAI Amsterdam station.
Departure times of the first trains / trams / buses / metros on sunday morning will be communicated at the festival entrance and exit.


There are paid parking facilities at the RAI. Please follow the signs and instructions of the traffic controllers.


Parking is possible at the parking facilities at RAI Amsterdam. You can get your parking ticket at the door at the night of the event or online at the website of RAI Amsterdam. Don’t forget to select “17-12-2016” as your parking date when you book online!


There are e-lockers on the festival grounds where you can safely store your jackets and other belongings. You will find the lockers next to the festival entrance. It’s possible to buy a locker in advance through our website:
The code for your locker will be sent shortly before the event, at 6PM on Friday, December 22nd. After this date, you can buy still a locker at the festival.

Ticket prices

Regular Tickets are available at €52,50 excl. service fee
The only official counter to buy tickets for Valhalla Festival is on our own website:


Valhalla will most likely sell out ahead of the festival, so we recommend you to buy your tickets online beforehand. Because you wouldn’t want to miss the spectacle, do you? There won’t be a doorsale on December 23rd.

Where can I buy Tickets?

The only official website to buy tickets for Valhalla Festival is our website: Tickets are processed by out ticketing partner Paylogic.

Questions about your tickets?

For questions or problems with your tickets you can go to

Second Hand Market

Ignore ticket swindlers and only buy tickets for Valhalla Festival at our official website: Also: be careful with buying tickets at online marketplaces or Ticketswap, you might get scammed and we can’t guarantee these tickets are valid.

Can I exit and re-enter the festival?

It’s not possible to exit and re-enter Valhalla Festival after you’ve entered the venue. But believe us, once you’re in, you will let yourself be immersed by all what’s wonderful, and never look back to the outside world.

Food and Drinks

It’s not allowed to bring your own food or drinks to Valhalla Festival. We have a great variety of delicious meals. We also serve different varieties of food for vegetarians and vegans. Do you have food allergies or other questions about food at Valhalla Festival? Please contact us at We are not looking for caterers.

Free Tapwater

On the festival grounds, there are tap points where you can fill a bottle or cup with tap water for free.


At Valhalla Festival, smoking is only allowed at the smoking area. Inside the RAI Amsterdam venue, it’s not allowed to smoke. It’s possible to buy tobacco on site.


The possession or dealing of drugs and hard drugs is prohibited at the festival. If there is any evidence of overt use and/or possession, confiscation of the drugs will follow and/or the offender will be handed over to the police.


Valhalla Festival will be a circus themed world and we encourage you to dress up for the occasion! Dig up your costume trunk and impress us with your eye-catching “Circus of Myths”-themed outfit on December 23!

10,000 HOURS

In cooperation with 10,000 HOURS we’re providing the world with an incredible experience while giving back to the communities around us. Every year we are hosting a Valhalla Volunteer Day in cooperation with 10,000 HOURS. Get involved and help us make a difference! Amazing things can happen in just a few hours:

Celebrate Safe

You definitely should celebrate the good life, but even more important: celebrate safely and healthy. Check out the Celebrate Safe page on our website to learn about the ten pillars that will help you to Celebrate Safe!

Lost and Found / iLOST

If you lost personal items like your keys, wallets, phones or your favourite sweater, don’t panic! There’s a good chance you’ll find it at iLost. Because of Christmas, all found items will be uploaded to the iLost website on Wednesday, December 27th.

First Aid

There’s a medical aid station at Valhalla Festival! It’s marked with a red cross and can be found at a central place in the venue. The First Aid Post is staffed with emergency medical professionals and you are very much welcome for any health issues; from aspirins, plasters to drug related issues. Don’t be afraid to tell them what kind of drugs or alcohol you’ve used, everything you say to our medical staff is strictly confidential.

Disability access

We have special entrances for wheelchairs and almost all roads on the festival grounds are accessible with wheelchairs. Please get in touch at if you have any special requests concerning accessibility.

Bringing Medicines

Bringing your medication is permitted only in conjunction with a doctor’s note.

Hearing Protection

Please take care of your ears! With music above 87 dB it is smart to use earplugs with a special music filter. With these earplugs you can still hear the music perfectly, conversations remain intelligible and most important of all, you prevent hearing damage and the annoying ringing after the event. In addition, the Alpine PartyPlug earplugs are super comfortable. Alpine PartyPlug earplugs will be available at Valhalla Festival. The PartyPlug earplugs are reusable, so you can protect your ears not only at Valhalla Festival but on other festivals as well. Love your ears!


Are you curious which wonderful musical adventures Valhalla has to offer this year? The line up will be announced very soon. And, as soon as the timetable is finished, we will post it online as well.


It is allowed to take pictures with a smartphone or compact camera. Professional cameras or cameras with interchangeable lenses are not allowed. Go Pro’s are allowed, as are selfie sticks up to a length of 1 meter.

Privacy Statement

The privacy statement that is applicable on this website can be found here.

House Rules

Please respect our house rules.
For House Rules in English click here / Voor Huisregels in het Nederlands klik hier

Terms and Conditions

For Terms and Conditions in English click here
Voor de Algemene Voorwaarden in het Nederlands klik hier

Working at Valhalla Festival

The Valhalla Festival Circus is more than complete. Therefore, we are not looking for staff or volunteers. If this changes, we’ll communicate about this through our Facebook page.


Do you represent a newspaper, magazine, website or other media? And do you want to report about Valhalla Festival? Please email us at and tell us more about the platform you work for, your reach and the coverage you’re planning to give Valhalla Festival.

Please note that Valhalla Festival has limited room for press, we will let you know as soon as possible if you made it through the final selection. Submitting an application does not automatically mean that we grant you with a press pass.

Contact us

Please check this FAQ before contacting us. E-mails containing questions of which the answers can be found on the website will not be answered. Haven’t found your answer in the FAQ? Please send an email to