All Practical Information

july 07th
Ostend Beach All Practical Information
The time is near…

Please find the most important things to take into account when planning your visit, so we can make sure your visit runs as smoothly as possible for Ostend Beach 2024 kicking off next weekend. Please read it carefully!

1. Opening Hours
Friday: 14h-01h / Saturday: 14h-02h / Sunday: 14h-00h
Entrance possible till 2h before close.

Friday 10h till Monday 11h

2. Cup Token system
In order to meet these legal requirements, an 'eco fee system' will be used from this edition, or simply put: a deposit. This system applies to the entire festival site and applies to all drinks ordered at the bars. When ordering a drink in a cup, can or pet you automatically pay 1 extra shell. Thirsty again? Return your empty drink at the bar in exchange for a new one. You can always exchange your cup for 1 shell and we put it back on your wristband. Please help us to keep our beautiful beach as clean as possible!

3. Route & Parking:
We are in the city centre of Ostend, so please READ CAREFULLY our guides here:

Festival: Klein Strand, Montgomerykaai 1, 8400 Oostende
Camping: P3 Oosteroever, Ankerstraat, 8400 Oostende

4. Weather:
We’ve had a look at the weather and it’s seems to be perfect festival weather with a lot of sunshine for the entire Ostend Beach​ weekend! Even the experts say so! Don’t forget to bring a sweater as there's always more wind at sea! 

Ostend Beach is 100% weatherproof! ☀️

The festival takes place on the beach so it can get chilly in the evening. Take a sweater and make use of our lockers at the entrance.

In case of rain:
  • Free poncho’s
  • Extra shelters
  • 2 stages covered (2 big tents)
  • VIP stage covered 

5. Top-Up now:
Register your wristband online and ‘top-up’ by loading prepaid ‘Shells’ into your cashless account before you arrive – this will save you loads of time at the event, so you can go straight to partying!

Top up your wristband in advance HERE and save !

At the festival you can top-up your wristband with the Payconiq by Bancontact app. You will be able to scan the QR code that’s on your wristband’s chip and directly add credits on it. No time lost queuing in line to recharge your wristband and way more time to spend on the dance floor!

6. Timetable & APPIC app
Easily put together your own timetable, check the interactive festival map when your lost, and listen to the latest tracks of your favorite artists. Get in touch with other visitors using the meet-up function or take a look at the Favorites-screen to see to which events your friends are going to. 

Finally, try our unique function Find Your Buddy. This is an interactive event map where you can see where you are, where all facilities are, and even better, where your friends are. Never lose your buddy’s again. You can use “Find Your Buddy” during festivals who support the interactive map. The app automatically stops sharing your location after the festival ends.

7. Lockers & Powerbanks by Charge Up:
At the festival you will find lockers where you can safely store your belongings. Lockers are available in large and small sizes and for one or more days. It’s also possible to charge your phone thanx to our powerbanks by Charge Up.

8. VIP:
Your (mobile) VIP ticket will be scanned at the entrance and you will receive a wristband. With this wristband, you can enter the VIP area located at the Mainstage. If you have ordered a VIP BOX ticket, your spending is available directly on your wristband or spending card. With your VIP Shells it's possible to buy drinks and food all over the festival and in the VIP area, where you can either order at the bar or at the waiters. You can check your spending balance at every bar.

9. Updates:
We will share (important) updates and news about Ostend Beach Festival 2024 via our social media: Instagram & Facebook. So please follow us to stay up-to-date. And of course, like previous editions, Ostend Beach Festival 2024 deserves to be documented. We encourage you to share lots of pictures and videos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and if you do so please use hashtag #ostendbeach and tag us (@ostendbeach), so we can see all your lovely footage!

Let's party!!!
We are ready to welcome you! We have 4 brand new stage designs, tickets are selling like hot cakes, we will have perfect festival weather conditions and the drinks are already ice cold. Hope you are as excited as we are to celebrate life at the beach! More information can be found at our Frequently Asked Questions page HERE.

We cannot wait to welcome you. Let's make this a weekend to remember.

P.S. There’s a lot more (practical) information available in our INFO section. Please check here if you still have any questions, before contacting us directly. Thanks!