Weekend Festival takes place Friday, August 17 - Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Hietaniemenranta in Helsinki, Finland. The exact open hours will be announced closer to the festival.
15 years is the minimum age recommended, however the age limit for Priority and VIP areas are 18 years. There will be plenty of zones for 18 year olds only. Remember to bring your photo ID with you.
All ticket categories will be exchanged to wristbands so entering and exiting the festival is possible any time you want to.
Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home.
The following items are ALLOWED* at Weekend Festival:
The following items are PROHIBITED* at Weekend Festival:
ALLOWED: You are allowed to take photos and videos in all public areas but be polite and respect the general rules for personal privacy and use common sense.
NOT ALLOWED: You are allowed to take photos & videos with cellphone and cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts longer than 30 centimeters, and other attachments are not allowed)
Please send your request to info[at]wknd.fi
Jacket holding and a limited amount of personal lockers will be available so you can free up your hands and avoid losing any personal items during the fest. Check back closer to the festival for more information.
The festival map will be updated here closer to the festival.
Every year we take in volunteer workers to help us before, during and after the festival. Check back later for more info.
The festival stage schedule will be available closer to the festival. The day schedules will appear on our website during sprint 2018.
We will deliver all the lost & found items to Suomen löytötavarapalvelu where you can make inquiries of lost items after the festival: http://loytotavara.net/index.php?kieli=3
If you find lost items during the festival please bring them to the INFO stand marked on the festival map.
If you notice that you have lost something it during the festival you can ask after your items at the festival INFO stand.
We will update more information closer to the festival.
There will be water points where you can fill your water bottles at the festival. These will be marked on the festival map closer to the festival.
All payments will be made with your wristband. You can charge your wristband via your MY WKND account before the festival or at the festival area at ’top up’ points. We recommend that you charge your wristband already before arriving to the festival.
Cashless system enables smooth entrance and logistics throughout the festival. It also gives you a possibility to upgrade your ticket, purchase tickets for after-parties or festival transport and collects all the features and purchases in your wristband. You can also transfer money to your wristband from your bank account and you can use this money for food, drinks and other festival services within the festival area.
All payments will be made with your wristband at this years festival.
You can register to your MY WKND account at www.wknd.fi later during 2018 spring. With your account you can buy upgrades and extra services such as after party tickets to your wristband or charge money to your wristband that you can use for all services at the festival area.
All ticket categories will be exchanged to wristbands. This will enable a smooth entrance and better services to our customers.
There will be a special VIP area at the festival available for the VIP customers only. If you purchase a VIP ticket your wristband will give you access to the special VIP facilities. There will be special VIP lane at the gate ensuring the smoothest possible entry to the festival area. Check back for more information later.
There will be a special Priority area at the festival available for the Priority and VIP-customers only. There will be special Priority lane at the gate ensuring the smoothest possible entry to the festival area. Check back for more information later.
Weekend Festival strives to mitigate its impact on the environment. We take a considerable amount of pride in the efforts of our fans in maintaining the integrity of the festival area over the course of the weekend. Partner with us to reduce the festival’s impact on the environment.
Tips for sustainability: