3 — 04 & 10 — 11.08.24

Come dance with us         Tickets

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3 — 04 & 10 — 11.08.24

Come dance with us         Tickets

Info & FAQ

Plan your beach trip: here’s all the information you need for 4×10 hours of clubbing on our beach;

+ FOOD & DRINKS

On our menu this year, to bring you the most epic festival food lineup: a 0% non-alcoholic shop,
BAVET, BOKERTOV, HABIBIS x Oriental Delicatessen, BLACK & YELLOW, JIMMYZ, LUIGIS, MISSION MASSALA, OLDBOY, RAMBO, SOCAL TACOS, and WOYO eatery.

+ CASHLESS

WECANDANCE is a fully cashless festival. The only payment method on our beach is the chip on your wristband. Preload your wristband online pre-festival or top up during the festival by scanning your wristband’s QR code or visiting our ‘kassa’ booths.

TOP UP YOUR WRISTBAND WITH PAYCONIQ BY BANCONTACT.
1. SCAN THE QR CODE
2. ENTER AN AMOUNT
3. CONFIRM AND ORDER

Thank you for keeping the beach clean with us! Like last year, all cups and PET bottles now have a deposit value to encourage recycling and keeping the beach clean together. You can reclaim your deposit by exchanging empty items at the recycling points or bars or donate them to our good causes.

+ WRISTBAND

The only payment method on our beach is the chip on your wristband. The money you add to your ticket in our ticket shop will be charged to your WECANDANCE wristband, which you will receive at the festival entrance. For instance, adding €75 to your Saturday ticket can only be used with that wristband. If you lose your wristband, visit the Cashless Helpdesk at the festival beach for assistance.

+ VIP TICKETS

Single VIP tickets for WECANDANCE are not for sale. We do offer ‘private packs’ to provide a more personalized, high-end experience to enjoy our metamorphosis edition ‘Drop in the Light, Rise in the Dark’. For booking or more info about our packs, including entry tickets, parking vouchers and € to spend on our beach, please contact vip@wecandance.be

+ PHOTO & VIDEO

Your own material — Simple (digital) cameras and phones with cameras are allowed on our festival beach; professional cameras aren’t. Cameras with interchangeable lenses and larger cameras aren’t allowed on the festival site unless you enter the festival as press and request a photo pass in advance.

Recording for promo — By entering the festival, you give your automatic and explicit approval:
– to being photographed and filmed,
– to the organization and its partners to use and broadcast all images and footage for promotional purposes of the festival.

Recording for safety — Camera surveillance is used on the festival site according to the law of March 21st, 2007. This means that the police and/or organizer will register and save all images and footage to maintain and comply with site security. More information is in our General Terms and Conditions.

+ WHAT TIME DO DOORS OPEN/CLOSE?

Doors open at 14:00, the last entry is at 23:00 on all festival days.

Saturday 03.08 14:00 – 01:00
Sunday 04.08 14:00 – 00:00
Saturday 10.08 14:00 – 01:00
Sunday 11.08 14:00 – 00:00

Please note that we have an in = in and out = out policy for day tickets.

+ DO YOU PROVIDE EAR PROTECTION?

Yes, thank you for taking care of your ears! Please use earplugs where beats are loud. You can ask for free earplugs at our bars, safe space, ehbo and helpdesk. The Scream Shop sells different earplugs too.

+ CAN I LEAVE THE FESTIVAL AND COME BACK IN?

We have an in = in, out = out policy for day tickets, so please plan ahead; once you’re in, you’re in! After entry, there is no re-admission to WECANDANCE.

+ DISABILITY & ACCESS FOR EVERYONE

We’re dedicated to making our festival fully accessible for all festival fans, including visitors with special wishes and needs.

Here’s what we can do to help you have a good time with us;
Accessible sanitation , gender-neutral and water-flushed
– A reserved parking and drop-off zone
– Possibility to rent our beach wheelchairs
– An alternate entrance , if needed
– Safety Ambassadors on-site responsible for providing support and information

Please note that WECANDANCE is a festival on the beach, so it will never be 100% accessible. Visitors who require additional assistance can contact us at impact@wecandance.be. Please indicate which facilities you wish to use. We look into every case to see what we can do to get you moving smoothly and offer everyone a comfortable and unforgettable experience at WECANDANCE!

– Pets, nor service animals, are allowed on the festival grounds.
– We offer gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan food options. For those with special dietary needs beyond the festival food service, please contact us at info@wecandance.com for further information. You can ask for our allergen list at every food stand during the festival.

+ CAN I BRING DRUGS AND ALCOHOL?

Drugs are forbidden in any case. Anyone caught with illegal drugs will be removed from our festival site immediately. Only prescribed medical drugs are allowed. Bringing alcohol onto the festival site is forbidden, too. No one under the age of 16 will be permitted to drink alcohol, and no one under the age of 18 will be permitted to drink strong liquor.

+ WHAT’S THE MINIMUM AGE?

To access the Festival Site, you must be 18 (eighteen) or older. If you are younger than 18 (eighteen), you will be denied access to the Festival, except under the supervision and responsibility of your parent and/or legal guardian with an absolute minimum age of 18 (eighteen). A guardian is only allowed to supervise a maximum of 2 minors.

+ CAN I BRING FOOD AND DRINKS?

There are plenty of food choices at the festival! WECANDANCE provides vegan, vegetarian, and halal dishes to satisfy everyone’s hunger. Visitors cannot bring food or drinks except an empty reusable water bottle to fill up on the beach.

+ WHO IS ANGELA? WHAT IS ASK FOR ANGELA?

“Ask For Angela” is a serious safety measure we’ve implemented to ensure everyone has a great time without any worries. If you feel unsafe or experience harassment, you can discreetly approach any festival crew member and ask for “Angela.” This code phrase alerts our trained staff that you require assistance from our Trained Safety Ambassadors, who will provide support and help to address your situation promptly and discreetly. While we’re all about fun and games, jokes about “Ask For Angela” are not tolerated and may result in removal from the festival site.

+ WHAT IS A CUP VALUE?

Cups and bottles have a value (€1.50) to prevent them from ending up on the beach. When empty, you can exchange them at the bars and recycling points to get your deposited money back or donate them to one of our good causes.

+ WHERE CAN I SLEEP?

We don’t have a WECANDANCE camping site, but you can safely end your festival day at a local hotel or campsite in Zeebrugge, Knokke, Bruges, De Haan, or Blankenberge. For a unique beach holiday experience, book a hotel, hostel, or B&B in Bruges, just 15 km from our entrance. Presale for our night trains to Bruges and since 2024, Ghent starts on 17.07, with limited places available. Book your ticket here. Make sure to check the different accommodation types at Floreal Blankenberge!

+ WHAT TIME ARE THE LAST TRAINS?

Our beach is easily accessible by train; the ‘ZEEBRUGGE STRAND’ station is just a 2-minute walk to our entrance. Click here to plan your trip. You can easily reach our beach from any Belgian train station and catch one of our late-night trains back to Bruges or Ghent. For more info, click here.

+ CAN I CHARGE MY PHONE?

Yes! You can charge your phone at our paid charging stations in several lockers or for free at the BASE charging station near the BLOODY LOUIS stage.

+ DO YOU PROVIDE LOCKERS?

Yes, we do! Don’t forget to get your stuff before leaving. All items left behind after the festival ends will be gathered and brought to the local police of Zeebrugge and stored for a limited time.

If you left anything in your locker after the festival, you can come to our crew entrance on 05.08.2024 or 12.08.2024 from 10:00 — 12:00 to gain access to your locker. Any unclaimed items after these dates will be donated to a good cause.

+ HOW TO GET THERE

WECANDANCE takes place on Zeebrugge Beach, only 8km from Knokke and 15km from Bruges.

ENTRANCE ADDRESS: ZEEDIJK 1, 8380 ZEEBRUGGE

GPS ADDRESS: more details soon

  • BY BICYCLE

For everyone joining us by bike: we offer a bike park near the festival entrance. Remember to bring a lock for secure parking. Avoid attaching your bike to any public railings, as they may be removed. And please respect our neighbours as much as we do.

  • BY TRAIN

Our beach is easily accessible by train; the ‘ZEEBRUGGE STRANDstation is just a 2-minute walk to our entrance. You can easily reach our beach from any Belgian train station and catch one of our late-night trains back to Bruges or Ghent!

Travel securely to and from WECANDANCE for just €14.20 round trip using night trains available on August 3, 4, 10, & 11, accessible with a ‘Night Train Ticket’. These trains go to Zeebrugge-Strand station and return via Gent-Sint-Pieters, with a stop in Bruges. PS: Enjoy complimentary 24-hour parking at NMBS parking lots in Bruges and Gent-Sint-Pieters. Train tickets go on sale on July 17, 2024. For more info, click here.

  • BY TRAM

The closest stop to the festival beach is called ‘ZEEBRUGGE STRANDWIJK’. For more info and timetables, visit delijn.be. Stay tuned for more details about our additional late-night tram lines.

  • BY CAR

We recommend carpooling; the more passengers, the merrier. Please don’t drink and drive, never join a driver who is not sober and make ensure your designated driver is wide awake.

Secure your parking ticket through our ticket shop here; stay tuned for the correct gps address on this page and our socials later this year.

  • BY TAXI / DROP OFF

Within walking distance from our entrance, a designated area for taxi, kiss & ride and private hire pickup will be clearly marked. Please follow the signs for easy access and move promptly to avoid traffic.

+ I WANT TO WORK AT WECANDANCE

Sounds like a good plan! Make sure to mail your details to info@wecandance.be. WECANDANCE has no volunteer program you can join since we’re a commercial company, not a VZW.

+ ADVERTISING AND PROMO

Flyers, posters, or other advertisements are not allowed without our permission. If you have any other questions about advertising or promotion on our beach, please contact info@wecandance.be and include PROMO INQUIRY as a subject.

+ WHERE’S THE AFTERPARTY?

Sorry for the bummer, but there are no official WECANDANCE afterparties. Check out the neighbouring clubs if you’re not ready to go home after the festival. Please remember to travel safely anywhere you go, respect our neighbours and keep an eye out for each other.

+ TICKETS

Tickets are available HERE 24/7 online through our preferred partner, Eventix, or can be purchased at the entrance on festival days, if still available. Make sure to download your ticket(s) onto your mobile device, as printing is unnecessary.

If you’ve lost your ticket, didn’t receive the PDF by email, or encounter any issues, please reach out to Eventix Ticket Support at www.eventix.nl/ticket-support.

When buying a ticket to WECANDANCE, you automatically agree to our general terms and conditions and privacy policy. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for another festival day.

 

+ CHOOSE YOUR DAY/WKND

The deadline to exchange your “Choose Your DAY/WKND” ticket was 15.05.24, as mentioned when purchasing. If you missed it, we don’t want you to miss out on joining us this summer. Email info@wecandance with your name, the email address used for the purchase, and the code on the top left of your “Choose Your DAY/WKND” PDF. We’ll re-activate it for use in our ticket shop. As mentioned in our communication before, there will be an administration fee to re-activate your choose your DAY/WKND ticket.

+ TIMETABLE

Our detailed timetable will be available on our website and all digital platforms by the end of July. While you wait, excite yourself to rave by checking out our first batch of artists here.

+ PRESS

The 2024 metamorphosis edition, #WECANDANCE24, promises two back-to-back weekends of high-energy day and nighttime clubbing on the beach.

The creative revolution of our festival, led by Studio Dennis Vanderbroeck, is not just a glow-up; it’s a transformative journey, not only for our own team but also for our visitors. With ‘Drop in the Light, Rise in the Dark,’ #WECANDANCE24 promises a rave revolution that embraces both the bright and dark sides of life. On the beach of Zeebrugge, our visitors will immerse themselves in an energetic and raw setting during two intense club weekends in August, where chaos and ecstasy come together. Read all about it on our LinkedIn.

More info, photos or interview opportunities — press@wecandance.be

+ CONTACT

General inquiries:  info@wecandance.be

Ticket support: www.eventix.nl/ticket-support

Disabled Access: impact@wecandance.be

Private Experiences: vip@wecandance.be

Press: press@wecandance.be

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+ GENERAL SAFETY

Read our full Terms & Conditions here.

The security of our visitors, artists and entourage, crew and people of Zeebrugge and neighbouring villages is a number one priority to the organization of WECANDANCE. Our security measures were taken in consultation with the police, the emergency services and the local government. All visitors can be subject to a full hand search. They are deemed to cooperate and open their bags spontaneously to show the contents to security and crew members responsible for the search. After the search, small backpacks and handbags (max. 45 cm high) will be allowed on site.

We have set out a clear list covering all items that are forbidden at the festival grounds: Professional photo, video and audio recording equipment, tripods, selfie sticks, drones, food or beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), glass, plastic bottles, cans, beverage boxes, camel bags, drugs (people who have to take medication are advised to bring a medical certificate), fireworks, explosives, torches and any other flammable products, weapons, knives and other sharp items, portable benches or chairs, inflatable items (pools, balls, chairs and sofas…), non-drinkable gels and liquids such as deodorant.