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Freaqshow 2017 | All You Need to Know

PRACTICAL INFO

Address
Ziggo Dome
De Passage 100, Amsterdam, 
The Netherlands

Floor plan
Check out the floor plan of the Ziggo Dome.

Opening hours
On New Year's Eve, public transport stops at 20:00 hrs (CET). That's why we're opening the doors of the Ziggo Dome at 20:00 hrs (CET). Freaqshow lasts until 7:00 hrs (CET) in the morning. 

Ticket sales
Freaqshow 2017 is completely sold out.

Bring your ID
The minimum age for Freaqshow is 18 years old. Avoid disappointment and make sure to bring your ID with you. Please note: a copy is not a valid ID.

Dress code
To celebrate new year's eve in twisted fashion, we want you to contribute to the most absurd dress up party of the year. That's why we prefer you to show up in your weirdest, craziest and freakiest outfit. Anything goes as long as you participate. You can go all out or just put on your weird hat, remember: it can't be weird enough, so don't let anything limit you! 

TRAVEL

Public transport
On New Year's Eve most public transport companies will drive until 20:00 hrs (CET). Metro 54 of the GVB will drive from New Year's Eve 1.30 hrs (CET) every 15 minutes to Amsterdam Centraal. At 07.00 on 1 January the schedule as it will be driven on Sunday will start. Avoid long queues at the vending machines. Make sure you have sufficient credit on your public transport pass or travel with a GVB day ticket for sale at most hotels or one of the points of sale.

Touringcars
Touringcars have to and park at P-Bus. This parking is next to De Passage near MediArena. This costs €35,- per touringcar. It is not allowed to drop off passengers and park a touringcar or bus anywhere else near the Ziggo Dome. Dropping off and picking up passengers after the event is only possible at P-Bus Pendel. A ticket for this costs €10,- and is available at shop.onlineticket.nl.

Car and parking information
During Freaqshow P-2 and P-Dome are closed for event visitors. We advise you to park your car in the P-1 parking. A P-1 parking ticket will cost €12,- and is available via shop.onlineticket.nl.

OTHER INFORMATION

Beware of pickpockets!
Beware of pickpockets and don't leave your belongings unattended. When you suspect to be a victim of a pickpocket, please go to the security.

Timetable
Check out the timetable for area 1 & 2.

Area 2
To visit Area 2, take the elevator on the ground floor to the 2nd floor. It can get busy, so be aware that there might be a waiting line at the elevator. We're trying our best to keep the inconvenience to a minimum. Area 2 has a limited capacity. You can also reach Area 2 by taking the escalator on the first ring. 

Official anthem
Listen to the Freaqshow anthem “Rest in Peace”.

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Wardrobe and lockers
There will be a wardrobe available at the Ziggo Dome. Using the wardrobe is free but at your own risk. There are a limited amount of lockers available. For €2, you can have access to a locker for the entire night. Please note that every time you open your locker, you need to pay again to close it.

Bags
Please note that it is not allowed during this event to take backpacks and/or weekend bags inside. Handbags are allowed if they are not larger than A4 size and not thicker than 10 cm.

Laserpointers
Laser pointers are not allowed, and will be confiscated. 

Photography, video and audio recordings
Feel free to bring your camera to Freaqshow and take as many photos, videos and audio recordings as you want. It doesn't matter how (un)professional your gear is. Share your photos and videos on social media using the hashtag #Freaqshow.

Social media
Mention @Q_dance when you want to share something with us. We would love to see your freakiest pictures so upload them on Twitter and don't forget to use the hashtag #Freaqshow. Join the Facebook event and invite your friends. Add us on Snapchat to see some exclusive live footage.

Our social media:
Facebook.com/Qdance
Twitter.com/Q_dance
Instagram.com/Q_dance
YouTube.com/Qdance
Mixcloud.com/Q-dance
Q-dance.com/Spotify
Snapchat: Q_dance

ATMs
There are no ATMs available, but you can use your card to purchase tokens. The token machines accept Maestro, Visa and Mastercard.

Merchandise
Get your special Freaqshow merchandise at the merchandise stand in the ring (when entering walk straight ahead). You will also find the general (new) Q-dance merchandise at this stand. You can pay with cash or PIN.

Drugs
Freaqshow is a zero tolerance event. This means that all types of soft- and harddrugs are not allowed. If drugs are found, you will be handed over to the police.

First aid
There is one first aid stand at the Ziggo Dome which will be available during the entire night. The first aid can be found on the left of the stage in the first area. Check out the floor plan for the exact location.

Hearing protection
You have only got one pair of ears, so be careful with those. Make sure you wear hearing protection. Also don't stand too close by the speakers, because you can suffer from hearing loss afterwards. Earplugs are available.

Take care of yourself and each other
A whole night of partying requires more energy than you might expect! As always, our motto is, "come together, stay together", so take care of yourself and each other.

We wish you a freaky night and a banging new year!