Welcome to the Notorious IBE Each summer people from all over the world gather to experience a festival like no other. A festival to enjoy music to dance and to be inspired by film, photography and art. A festival to enjoy good food and party with friends and new friends. A festival to celebrate the summer holidays with good people, all sharing their love for the culture.  From the classic sounds of Funk, Jazz, Hip Hop and House to the future sounds of tomorrow. At The Notorious IBE it’s the music that leads the way.

What you need to know About The Notorious IBE, Who we are? Check here.

How to get to the festival. From the Airport, by Train, by Car. Check here

A place to stay. Check here

Buying Tickets: Check here

Other important things you need to know:

All ages The Notorious IBE is for people of all ages. Kids 5 years and under don’t pay for a ticket.

Advertising It is not permitted to put up posters or advertise inside the festival locations without prior permission. Please contact organisation@thenotoriousibe.com

Alcohol In the Netherlands the age for drinking alcohol is 18+. When in doubt IBE staff at the bar will request to see your I.D. Due to Dutch alcohol laws you are not allowed to consume alcoholic in the streets. At IBE alcohol can only be consumed at the indoor locations and the food court terrace.

ATM / Credit Cards / Payments There are several ATM’s located around the festival area. In the Netherlands small stores, snackbars and taxi’s very often do not accept credit cards.

Beverages / drinks from outside the festival It is not permitted to bring beverages inside the festival locations.

Cameras & photography Photographing for publication (be it print, digital or any other professional context) is not allowed without authorization from the festival.  Photographing and filming for private use is allowed.

Culture Market The Notorious IBE hosts a culture market on 5 and 6 August. For a booth at the culture market. Please contact organisation@thenotoriousibe.com

First Aid A First Aid team is stationed at the festival. In case of an emergency contact the stage manager or the people working at the info / ticket desk

Food and snacks It is not allowed to bring food other then Fruit and Bread inside the festival locations.

Food allergies If you require special food or drinks by reasons of a certain (food) allergy or other medical reasons make sure to bring a medical certificate.

Information Desk If you have any questions, visit the people at the ticket desk for information.

It’s forbidden to bring Animals, Beverages, Drones, Drugs, Explosives, Fireworks, Flyers, Food, Knives, Laser pointers, Markers, Posters, Promotional materials, Professional cameras and Weapons to the festival locations.

It’s allowed to bring Backpacks, 
cell phones & chargers, 
cigarettes & lighters, 
dancing shoes, 
digital & film cameras (non-pro), fanny packs, 
flags, go-pros, 
hats, inflatables, laptops, 
small towels, 
sun block, 

Lost and Found Desk For lost and found items go to the ticket desk. Put your contact info visible on phone, wallet, bags, or other valuables.

Pre sale is cheaper It’s cheaper to buy your tickets online prior to the festival then at the door. Buy your tickets here

Registration for battles and workshops There is no pre-registration to participate in activities at The Notorious IBE. Registration for dance battles, talkshows, workshops, masterclasses takes place at the location of the program on festival day.  Registration is free. There is no extra fee for workshops but you will need a festival wristband. Registration for dance battles and workshops start 1 hours prior to starting time at the location of the program. Please note, programs can be full.

Rules of conduct at festival locations – Everyone is subject to search upon entry – Be respectful towards other festival visitors – Be respectful towards the festival staff and volunteers – Orders from festival staff or security must be listened to at all times

Selling Merchandise It is not permitted to sell goods or merchandise without prior agreement. To rent a market stall at the culture market please contact organisation@thenotoriousibe.com

Security All festival locations are patrolled by security guards. Follow their instructions at all times. They are there for your protection and to help you if you should need it.

Tickets / Wristband E-tickets have to be exchanged for a festival wristband at the ticket desk.

Ticket Desk opening hours Fri 4 aug – 16:00 – 22:00 hrs Sat 5 aug – 10.00 – 21.30 hrs Sun 6 aug – 12.00 – 19.00 hrs

Toilets Toilets are located at the indoor festival locations.