General Info

Can I bring my own alcohol?
No. Bringing your own alcohol is prohibited and so is bringing all other liquids. Beer, wine, juices, and water can be bought at the festival.
Can I bring my own food?
No. It is forbidden to bring food in, but there is no need for that because you will be able to buy different types of food from a variety of concessions that will be available on site.
Will there be cash machines?
Yes.It's possible to pay with any kind of creditcard at Ostend Beach.
Will there be a cloakroom at the festival site?
Yes there will be a cloakroom for bags & coats.
Is there a site map of the festival?
This will be published on our website and fanpages. Also, there will be large maps dotted around the festival site on the day which will show you where the stages, info-stands, first aid and other important/useful places are.
Will there be a first aid/welfare tent?
Yes, First Aid teams are stationed on the festival premises. They are clearly marked so it's easier for you to find them.
Am I allowed to bring my camera along?
You will be allowed to bring non-professional cameras into the event. You must obtain permission to bring a professional camera (please get in touch with Ostend Beach organisers) into the event.
Is there a dress code?
Ostend Beach operate a casual dress code, jeans and trainers are allowed. If you would like to check if a particular item of clothing is allowed. Please get in touch with our team.
House Rules

1) Drugs and weapons are strictly forbidden. If we discover drugs or weapons, we will immediateley notify the police.
2) All visitors must be able to show their identification card at all time and prove they are 16. If you don’t meet the minimum age, access will be declined. Even if you have a valid ticket. Tickets will not be compensated.
3) It is forbidden to express any form of racism. E.g.: all texts, symbols, gestures and improper statements that lead to racism are forbidden !
4) If you enter the festival site there’s a possibility you will get a body search. The security can ask the owners of a ticket or a special entrance, and from the same gender as them, to subject themselves voluntarily to a
superficial control.
5) If you enter the festival site you have to hand over your ticket at the entrance so it can be scanned. The ticket will be exchanged for an entrance bracelet. With that bracelet you can leave and enter the festival.
6) Own food and drinks, drugs and dangerous objects are strictly forbidden at the festival site.
7) From 01h00 on Saturday & 23h00 on Sunday the organization has the right to decline visitors, even if they have a valid ticket or a special entrance from the organization.
8) The access is declined to the following persons:
* People under the influence of drugs, alcohol or any other stimulating drug.
* People who are declined to a former festival by the organization or the administrative or judicial authorities.
* People who show to be violent due to manifest behaviour and who want to disturb the public order.
* People who resist the control and the body check by security and the local authoroties of the festival site.
* People who resist handing over their items if they are considered to be dangerous of forbidden.
* People who are in conflict with one or several articles of the house rules.
9) Visitors are only allowed in the areas permitted to the public. All other areas are forbidden.
10) Visitors that have a medical condition and have to take daily medicines, need to bring a copy of a doctor’s prescription.
11) The organization has the right to tow away any car that is wrongly parked. The organization has an agreement with the Local Police. The car will be towed away at the expense of the offender. The offender willl be verbalized by the Local Police.
12) Every visitor in possession of a ticket participates at the event at his own risk and dismisses the organization of all responsibility. The visitor agrees to every instruction the organization is imposed as part of the public
order and the safety during the festival.
13) When the visitor receives a ticket, he agrees to the possibility that he/she might get filmed or photographed during the festival. These images can be registered or stored. The images can also be used by the organization
to promote the event.