PINKPOP is the oldest pop festival in Europe and will be holding its 51st edition in 2022, a unique record. In doing so, they remain true to tradition, as the festival was already listed in the Guiness Book of Records in 1990 as the oldest continuously organised open-air pop festival. Speaking of traditions: the name ‘Pinkpop’ comes from ‘Pop at Pentecost (Pinksteren in Dutch)’ and the festival is usually organised during the Pentecost weekend. Amen and hallelujah!
In three days time, you can enjoy more than 50 top acts on four outdoor stages and one stage in a big tent on the Pinkpop festival grounds. Some of the legendary artists you could have admired on the mainstage are: Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Fleetwood Mac, The Cure and Mumford and Sons.
Next to the main venue you will find smaller areas like the “Take it Easy Lane” or “Garden of Love” with more diversity in food and drinks and a place to relax. At the festival market, Pinkpop offers a unique range of Bohemian design, vintage, boots, bags, shirts, sunglasses, hats, jewellery and more! It is primarily a place of designs by creative exhibitors.
In total, Pinkpop attracted nearly 2.7 million visitors in the past half century. Record year is 2014 with the Rolling Stones, where 134,000 unique visitors turned up for a party in three days.
Fun facts: in 2017 Justin Bieber asked for eight different kinds of chewing gum before his performance. That’s actually nothing compared to the demands of the Rolling Stones. Those grey rockers presented a rider of no less than 200 pages thick. They installed themselves at Pinkpop with a truck full of English furniture, a snooker table and pinball machines.
Feel like visiting Pinkpop? Book your FestiTent at the campsite and Enjoy Pinkpop Easy and Relax.
Around the festival grounds, there is now room for up to 40,000 campers on three enormous campsites. The fully equipped official Pinkpop festival campsites (A, B and C) have enough capacity to offer all weekend ticket holders a camping spot. The FestiTent village is located on the Pinkpop campsite B. The entrance to campsite B can be found on the “Einsteinstraat in Landgraaf”. That is a 15 minute walk from the festival entrance.
The campsite opens on Thursday 16 June at 18.00 hrs and closes again on Monday 20 June at 12.00 hrs. During the opening hours of the campsite it is possible to stay overnight in a FestiTent. Our FestiTent reception is open 24/24 and the FestiTent is yours during that time.
On the central square of the campsite you will find all necessary facilities such as: hot showers, fresh toilets, some food and drinks and entertainment. All this at less than 5 minutes walk from the FestiTent village.
Features of campsite B
Campingtainment in the big party tent (also on Thursday evening 16 June) and Jan’s Feestcafé
Parking facilities at car park ‘A/B
Reception with information desk and rubbish collection point (Pinkpop environmental campaign)
Toilets and showers
Camping shop with lockers
Food and drink
BBQ area (with facilities)
Walking distance to Megaland Festival grounds: 20 minutes
Walking distance to Station Landgraaf: 14 minutes
Walking distance to Parking A/B: 10 minutes
Walking distance to Parking C: 12 minutes
You can stay overnight on the Pinkpop campings (or visit them) when you have a weekend ticket (and wristband). A day ticket does not allow you to use the festival campsites (not even with a combination of 2 or 3 day tickets).
After your booking you will receive an email as payment confirmation. Our Guest Support will check and confirm your booking. You will then receive an email with your FestiTent voucher. This voucher only gives you access to your FestiTent, not to the festival or the campsite. The entrance ticket to the campsite must be purchased separately in the ticket shop of the festival.
Is your spam filter stronger than our vouchers? No problem, you can download your voucher straight from the FestiTent Guest Center.
A few days before you travel to the festival, you will receive an email from us with additional information about the location and check-in.
After entering the campsite, proceed to the FestiTent reception. Our hosts will be waiting for you and guide you to your FestiTent. You can check in by handing in your voucher. If you have lost your voucher (your dog ate it, your printer ran out of ink just when you tried to print it or your phone ran out of power) we will find your name in our check-in system. No worries! During the check-in we will check if your FestiTent is damage free and fill in a check-in form together.
Come over to the FestiTent reception when you want to check out. We will check together if your FestiTent was not damaged during the weekend. If everything is ok, your deposit will be refunded the day after. From then it’s out of our hands. Depending on your payment method it can take several weeks before you will see it appear on your account. More info about the Deposit.
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