FESTIVAL RULES & INFO

FESTIVAL OPENING HOURS / ENTRANCE
Fri 10 aug: TBA – Free entrance
Sat 11 aug: TBA – Tickets
Sun 12 aug: TBA – Tickets

TICKETS / WRISTBANDS / FREE ENTRANCE LOCATIONS
The Notorious IBE takes place at indoor and outdoor locations.
The indoor locations and some of the outdoor locations can only be entered with a valid festival wristband.
Entry to the Food Court, Culture Market and Schelmenhof is free of charge.

You must exchange your ticket for a wristband at the IBE ticket desk located at TBA before you can enter the festival locations
Your festival wristband must be worn at all times.
All attendees are subject to search upon entry.
Ins and outs will be allowed.

ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
All festival locations are accessible to persons with disabilities. Please notify the ticket desk staff upon festival entry in case assistance is needed to access festival locations or areas.

ACCOMMODATIONS / WHERE TO STAY?
This year IBE offers 4 overnight packages for its visitors. To book a room / bed: “IBE Sleep Over”, “IBE Hostel”, “IBE Hotel” or “VIP at IBE”
Please check here.

Other hotels, campings in the area
The city of Heerlen is situated in Zuid Limburg, a very touristic part of Limburg the southernmost state in The Netherlands.
The area which is bordered by Germany (Aachen) in the East and Belgium in the West is full of nice hotels, hostels and campings.

AGE LIMITS
All ages are welcome. Children ages 5 and under are free. It is advised to bring noise canceling devices such as earplugs or headphones for young children.

ALCOHOL
It is not permitted to bring your own alcoholic beverages to The Notorious IBE. For those of you over 18 there are bar areas serving alcohol on the festival site. Due to Dutch alcohol laws you are not allowed to take or consume alcoholic drinks outside of these areas. Following the Dutch Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act it is forbidden to sell alcohol to persons
under 18 years. Vendors have the right to ask for I.D to anybody that is clearly not looking to be 25 years and over.

ANIMALS
Animals are not permitted at the festival locations. Please leave your pets at home.

ATM CASH MACHINES / BANK
Please check the festival map for the locations of Banks and ATM’s.

CAMERAS / FILMING
Photographing and filming for publication (be it print, digital or any other professional context) or broadcasting purposes is not allowed without authorization from the festival.
No authorization is needed when photographing and filming for private use.

CAMPING
Each year more and more festival visitors put up their tent a the “Hitjes Vijver” camping. More info here

CLOTHING / DRESS FRESH
Bring suitable clothing a try to bring a jacket or sweater in case of rain.
This year IBE celebrates its 20 year anniversary. It’s going to be a weekend long celebration we advice you to dress fresh and look your best.

EAR PLUGS / NOISE CANCELING DEVICES
It is advised to bring noise canceling devices such as earplugs or headphones for young children.

ENTERING THE FESTIVAL LOCATION WITHOUT A VALID TICKET OR WRISTBAND
Anyone found on the indoor festival locations without a valid ticket or wristband will be removed from the festival. This is prosecutable offence and will be reported to the police.

FIRES
It is not permitted to light fires or barbecues.

FIRST AID
First Aid teams are located at TBA.

FOOD AND DRINK
You may not bring your own food and drinks into the festival site. There will be bar areas at the festival that sell both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Food Trucks at the Food Court offer a variety of meals and snacks.

It’s important to drink plenty of water during the day especially if it’s warm. It’s also easy to miss putting some real food in your stomach when you’re busy running around dancing and enjoying the vibe and good music, so please, don’t forget to drink and eat regularly throughout the day.

PARKING
In Heerlen City Center – Q-Park Parkings – 12€ per 24hrs
In Heerlen City Center – Street Parking, – 2€ per hrs between 09am-10pm (Thu,Fri,Sat), 2€ per hrs between 10am-18pm (Sun)

FESTIVAL MAP
The Notorious IBE IBE takes Maps will be located in both the festival guide passed out on entry as well as the mobile app and website. Lineup information, such as which stage each band will be playing on, will be posted a couple days before the festival.

LINE UP / PROGRAM
Line-up and program times are subject to change.

LOST AND FOUND – WHERE TO FIND MISSING STUFF (KEYS, WALLET, MOBILE PHONE, ETC.)?
There will be a Lost & Found at the IBE Ticket Desk. You can return any lost items directly there and visit to inquire after your missing items. Please only give items you find to the IBE TICKET DESK  directly. Do not hand over items to random staff or security guards.

SECURITY
Security will be positioned at the entrances of all festival locations. Follow their instructions when asked to. The security are there for you protection
and to help you if you should need it.

SELLING MERCHANDISE & ADVERTISING
It is not permitted to sell goods or merchandise without prior agreement. For a vendors booth please contact organisation@thenotoriousibe.com
It is not permitted to put up posters or advertise on festival site with without prior permission.

TOILETS
Flushable sink toilets can be found at the indoor locations of the festival. Portable toilets will be placed in ..TBA..
The locations of toilets are indicated on the festival map.

TICKETS / PRE SALE / DOOR SALE PRICES
Everything you need to know about purchasing tickets can be found here.
The IBE tickets are sold in 4 phases. The earlier you buy, the cheaper your ticket will be.
-Early Bird Sale 01 March – 08 April
-Regular Ticket Sale 09 April – July 30
-Late Ticket Sale 01 Aug – 09 Aug
-Door Sale 10-11-12 Aug

TIMETABLE
Festival timetables can be downloaded from the website here  and will also be handed out at the festival entrance.

TRAVELING TO AND FROM HEERLEN
More information on getting to and from Heerlen can be found here. TBA

UMBRELLAS
Umbrellas are not allowed at the festival.

VEGETARIAN / VEGAN / HALAL FOOD AT THE FESTIVAL?
TBA

WARDROBE
Wardrobe and storage units can be found at the festival entrance.

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED IN THE VENUE?
NO Aerosol Products, Aerosol Cans, Coolers, Detachable Lens Cameras, Drones or Remote Control Aircraft, Cars or Toys
NO Hard Drugs, Fireworks, Explosives or Road Flares
NO Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
NO Guns, Ammunition, Tasers, Pepper Spray, Mace, Knives, Weapons
NO Sharp Objects, Laser Pointers, Metal, Steel or Aluminum water bottles
NO Hoverboards, Segways, Kites or Sky Lanterns
NO Outside Food, Beverage,  Pets or Other Animals
NO Sharpies, Markers, Paint Pens,  Toy Guns, Water Guns, Sling Shots or Umbrellas