The Weekend Festival takes place in the Vermo event park – the famous horse racing track. Vermo has plenty of nearby accommodation options and can be reached from local train and tram stops just 10 minutes from the center of Helsinki. During the Weekend Festival, Vermo’s event park comes alive with amazing production, world-class sound reproduction, captivating lights and accompanied by the world’s best DJ performers. This year, the Weekend Festival only caters to festival-goers of legal age.
The theme of the Weekend Festival in 2024 is ‘Disco Nation’ and the Weekend Festival will feature three impressive stages; The Weekend Stage, which offers mainstream sounds, the Future Stage, which will be hosted by Boris Brejcha’s FCKNG SERIOUS label on Friday. Hardstyle and drum & bass artists will be heard on Saturday at the Future Stage. The third stage is the CNNCT Stage, which offers a journey into the world of techno and house music.
At the Weekend Festival, you will see a comprehensive selection of different restaurants, whose selections offer options for both smaller and larger hunger. There is also vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free options available. Weekend Festival’s food vendors will be published in 2024.
Weekend Festival’s famous main stage offers an unforgettable festival experience that you won’t experience anywhere else. Hundreds of lights, pyrotechnics, lasers and large LED screens guarantee a unique show in the darkening evenings of August. Weekend Stage has grown every year and every time brought a completely new kind of stage realization to the Finnish festival scene. Throughout its illustrious history, the Weekend Stage has featured a number of the best of the world’s music scene. Each year’s implementation has left an indelible mark on Weekend Festival guests and contributed to the festival’s legendary status in the music world.
The Future Stage has consistently emerged as one of the top choices at the Weekend Festival over the years for guest enjoying harder beats. Its relentless rhythms ensure that the party’s momentum never falters. Enhanced by spirited dancers, a sound system that reverberates through one’s chest, and striking visuals, the Future Stage guarantees an electrifying experience for its attendees. In 2023, Future Stage expanded even more in size to more than 30 meters wide and 12 meters high. On Friday 2.8. the stage is taken over by Boris Brejcha’s label FCKNG SERIOUS, and the stars of melodic and minimal techno Boris Brejcha, Ann Clue, Deniz Bul, Moritz Hofbauer and Frieder & Jakob. On Saturday, the Future Stage will feature hardstyle and top names in the drum & bass world, such as Brennan Heart, Vibe Chemistry and Kanine. The party continues at the Future Stage non-stop for two festival days, and numerous lights, LED screens, sternum-kicking bass and world-class performers offer a ride to another dimension.
In a significant nod to its success in Tapiola, Espoo, the CNNCT Festival was awarded its own dedicated stage at Weekend Festival this year. The intimate CNNCT Stage, surrounded by shipping containers, is especially aimed at techno and house music lovers. On the CNNCT Stage, the communal atmosphere, grooving bass lines, strong melodies take over and take you to the world of underground club music that never stops.