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19202122 juli 2018

Groene Ster Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden 2018

Welcome to The Village is the pop festival of the North of the Netherlands. It is the place where you discover new and upcoming artists, designers, artists and innovators and see what the world will look like in 5, 15 or 50 years. From 19 until 22 July we will be transforming De Groene Ster into a village that makes sense for everybody.

Welcome to the Village


Welcome to the Village


Where can I buy my ticket(s)?

You can buy your day-, weekend- and campsite tickets at our ticketshop.

Get in touch!

Questions? Send an email with your question to info@welcometothevillage.nl. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also contact us via social media in case of any questions or comments though. You’ll find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We’ll then get back to you as soon as possible.

What is where to find?

Soon we’ll publish our festival site map over here.

Information point + lost & found
At the Information Point we’ll be able to address most of your practical questions and issues. This is also where Lost & Found and the lockers are located. Super practical!

There are large and small lockers for rent, located just after the festival entrance (the campsite has no lockers). You can activate your locker with a code which is valid for one day (we’ll show you how it works on-site as well). Please make sure you retrieve all your items when you leave the festival terrain at the end of the day, otherwise we’ll be doing that for you in the morning. The code will be reset anyway, so it won’t be possible to use the same locker-code combination for the duration of the weekend.

First Aid
There’s two First Aid stands at the festival grounds and one at the campsite. The First Aid stand also has a lactation room available for use. Check the festival map for more information.

Phone charging station
There’s a few phone charging stations dotted around the festival terrain and the campsite. During charging, you need to stay close though. Just try to see this waiting time as a mini-vacation, then it will feel like no time at all. We will let you know more about this as soon as we do. The festival does not assume responsibility for any damages or other unpleasantries.

As in previous years, our De Hoeve store sells Welcome to The Village sweaters, caps and bodysuits. With new designs!

So where’s this campsite at?

This year the campsite is located closer to the festival terrain. More information to follow!

Good to know though: As the campsite is managed by us now, prices for a campsite ticket have gone up a bit.

I’d rather sleep at home, or at least in an actual bed. How about it?

This year we have again managed to get an excellent deal with the WTC Hotel. From just EUR 59.50 a night you’ll be sleeping like a (minor) rockstar, you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious breakfast and sleep in. This deal includes shuttle service to and from the festival terrain by the way!

Sounds good? Then place your reservation via the WTC Hotel website. They’ll also be able to help you out with any queries you might have.


A confirmation coming in fresh from SXSW: The Homesick!

DORP ready to sign up

In just over 4 months’ time, the 6th edition of Welcome to The Village will be taking place. And a week before the first band’s climbing on stage, our innovation program DORP will open its doors. Why, you ask?


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Word burgemeester!

Wil jij ons dorp helpen bouwen, barren, op orde houden of gewoon een toffe tijd? Geef je op als burgemeester!