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Find your way on Alcatraz 2018.

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How to enter the Alcatraz area

If you have bought your tickets already, you will have received hard copy tickets or e-tickets with a unique barcode. In order to ensure you can all enter as swiftly as possible, please go directly to the entrance gates with your tickets. Our crew will scan the tickets and give you your festival wristband. If you would encounter any problem with your ticket, you can go to the info point at the ticket booths just before the entrance.

Are you one of our VIP or Press guests, you will also have received your e-tickets. Please go to our VIP reception just before the entrance. Our VIP crew will be happy to receive you. They will hand over your wristband so that you can easily get access to the festival area.

Did you not buy your tickets yet... It's a shame. You still have plenty of time to buy your tickets online so as to avoid waiting queues at the ticket booth. Anyhow, it will still be possible of course to buy your tickets during the festival. On arrival, please go to the ticket booths just before the entrance. Our crew will be giving you your wristband so that you can easily access the festival area.


In respect of the residents nearby our festival site, you cannot park your car in the surroundings of the festival. If you do so, fines will be issued. The official parking space of Alcatraz festival is located at Kortrijk Xpo / Kinepolis. To access this parking, please use the following GPS coordinates:

GPS coordinates:

Alcatraz Parking:
Kennedylaan 100

Parking prices are very low (2 € per exit) and there is a free shuttle service from the parking to the main entrance of the festival.

Free shuttle service:

Friday: 8.00 – 3.00
Saturday: 8:00 – 3.30
Sunday: 8.00 – 3.00
Monday: 8.00 – 12.30

How to get there?

Stop busstation Festival: Kortrijk Lange Munte
Stop busstation Parking Xpo (free shuttle service to the festival area)

When do the doors to the festival open?

On Saturday and Sunday, the gates to hell open at 09h30, one hour and a half before the first band starts on stage. On Friday, the gates open at 12h00.