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FAQ: General

  • Everyone is welcome at Pukkelpop, regardless of gender, orientation, culture, religion, ethnicity or disability. We want to be a safe place where everybody feels welcome and comfortable. A place where no one is subjected to discrimination, criticism or intimidation. At Pukkelpop everyone should be able to be themselves. We expect responsible behavior from all our visitors, staff, volunteers and anyone else involved in the festival in any way. 

    Say no to drugs, yes to safe consensual sex, drink plenty of water, opt for public transport, apply sunscreen.
    But if things do go wrong, our employees and emergency services will be there to help you. At any time.


    We Care A Lot is a story we write together, a story of shared responsibility. Take care of yourself and your friends. Aim to be the best version of yourself.
    We are committed to ensuring that our festivals are healthy and safe. Our employees are trained so that they are even more vigilant and can react appropriately where necessary. Specialists in various domains are assisting us, festivalgoers can turn to a counsellor if needed.

    Feel good at Pukkelpop.
    Be yourself.



     

     

     

    • Pukkelpop 2022 takes place on the festival grounds of Kiewit, Hasselt on Thursday 18th, Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of August.
    • In collaboration with Inter Pukkelpop puts in a great effort to make the festival accessible to the disabled. We have paid a lot of attention to the accessibility of the festival site and its surroundings.
    • If you wish to make use of the mentioned facilities, please fill out this subscription form before 5 August 2022.

     

  • Everyone is welcome at Pukkelpop, regardless of gender, orientation, culture, religion, ethnicity or disability. We want to be a safe place where everybody feels welcome and comfortable. A place where no one is subjected to discrimination, criticism or intimidation. At Pukkelpop you should be able to be yourself, I should be able to be myself. We expect responsible behavior from all our visitors, staff, volunteers and anyone else involved in the festival in any way. But if things would go wrong, our staff and emergency services will be there to help. At any time.

    Are you a victim of unacceptable behaviour?

    • Call the PKP helpline*, go to the nearest first-aid station or ask a PKP staff member for assistance
    • A team of carers is on hand to provide medical and psychosocial care and give legal information

    Are you a witness of unacceptable behaviour?

    • Call the PKP helpline* or ask a PKP staff member for assistance
    • Create a diversion, evacuate the person being harassed, start a conversation with the victim and pretend to know her/him
    • Accompany the victim to the nearest first-aid station
    • Make it clear that the behaviour in question is not OK without endangering yourself or others
    • Can’t intervene immediately? Stay close by and help out as soon as possible

    *The helpline number will be announced later. 
     

     

    • It is prohibited to serve drinks with more than 0.5% alcohol to people under 16; so a beer isn't possible.
    • It is prohibited to serve liquor to people between 16 and 18.
    • Bringing your own alcohol to the festival site is strictly prohibited.
    • The Limburg prosecutor’s office implements a transparent policy on the subject of drug use at public events such as festivals: drug possession is not tolerated.
    • It is not allowed to own, use or sell drugs on Pukkelpop. Any violation may lead to denial of access to the campsite and the festival.
    • Police personnel will conduct targeted checks a.o. along access roads, in car parks, at campsites and at the entrance to the festival arena.
    • Visitors will have the opportunity to dispose of their drugs anonymously in special deposit boxes.
    • Attention: bringing your own drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) in glass, can, briquette or plastic bottles is not allowed. (Empty re-usable bottles and empty camelbags are welcome.) 
    • Soft drinks and beer can be bought at the drink stalls scattered all over the site. Specialized stalls sell coffee, milk, cava or fruit juice.
    • If you don't like alcohol, there are several delicious mocktails and there is also alcohol-free beer served.  
    • At several locations on the festival site there is free drinking water. 
    • We offer a wide range of food to our visitors: from vegetarian or biological to fast food. Food from different cultures is served at our catering stalls and in a special area, Food Wood.

    • You can only pay with Food & Drink tickets. You can buy them at the Food & Drink booths on the festival terrain and campsites. Payment for these Food & Drink tickets can be done with Bancontact, Maestro, Visa of Mastercard. 

    • Attention: at the campsites you can only pay for your Food & Drinks tickets with Bancontact, Maestro, Visa of Mastercard. No cash. 

    • There is no minimum or maximum age: everyone is welcome at Pukkelpop, (but ... parents have the final say).
    • Young teenager(s)? Make sure there is adult guidance - or even better -, just come along! There's something for everyone at Pukkelpop!
    • There are no adapted facilities for small children, we strongly advise against coming to the festival with them. There are no adjusted ticket prices either.
    • Eighty plus? Yeah, eighty is mighty! Enough places to chill out and feel free to bring your offspring. Do you come with three or even four generations? Then definitely drop us a line at hello@pukkelpop.be

     

    • Unfortunately Pukkelpop doesn’t work with individual volunteers. For over twenty years, our organisation has been calling upon associations based in and around Kiewit. All these associations are compensated for their efforts, funds they use to finance their day-to-day operation.
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