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.

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

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.

Invitation Letter period ends on Monday, 26 June 2017
40 days prior to the event the deadline for requesting an IBE Visa invitation letter ends. Requests received after Sunday, 25th June 2017 will not be taken into consideration. This because processing visa applications, by the Government, may take up to 60 days. For more information please contact the Dutch government at: +31 (0)77 465 6767.

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
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

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.

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

Ticket Desk

Fri 4 aug – At IBE Sleep Over: 18.00 – 21.00 hrs
Sat 5 aug – 10.00 – 21.30 hrs
Sun 6 aug – 12.00 – 19.00 hrs

Toilets are located at the indoor festival locations.

Upon arrival exchange your E-ticket for a wristband at the IBE ticket desk.