9th and10th of JUNE 2017

Gates open on Friday: 16:00

Gates open on Saturday: 14:00

SUGGESTED: K – 15

BAR AREAS: K – 18

ROCKFEST

RockFest is a new world-class music festival in Vantaa, Finland. On its first year The festival has two explosive headliners: Rammstein and Evanescence.

The epic line up consist of the top performers both foreign and domestic, such as: Pain, Infected Mushroom Live, Turmion Kätilöt and Stam1na. More performers will be announced during the winter and spring!

RockFest offers uncompromising rock music for its true fans, as many other festivals have moved from rock to pop. There is a place and need for a true ROCK festival. With two stages and two dozen artists, RockFest guarantees a full-blooded rock atmosphere with many activities and services. There is no age limit for the festival, but there are plenty of separate drinking and VIP areas for its adult guests.

 

The festival is located in the city of Vantaa, in a new festival area of Vehkala.

You can easily arrive to the festival site by train from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport or from Helsinki City.

GUIDELINES

ARRIVING

Rockfest is organized in Vehkala, Vantaa. Vehkala is located between Vantaankoski and Kivistö train stations. Festival address is Härkähaantie 13, 01730 Vantaa.

You should definitely plan to arrive early to be on the safe side. Please be prepared for delays if you choose to not obey all the festival signage and staff. 

We have one main gate where is bunch of lines for people who bought the basic ticket. VIP customers have their own entry. Choose your own:

  • VIP-customers have their own entry. VIP- ticket will be changed to wristband.
  • Priority-line is for customers who bought the Priority ticket. The ticket will be changed to wristband.
  • Basic lines for customers with 1-day GA, 2-day GA and Premium tickets. Premium ticket will be changed to wristband.
TICKETS & WRISTBANDS

Remember to take care of your ticket because Rockfest does not replace lost tickets or redeem already purchased tickets. You can print your tickets or show it from your smartphone screen at the checkpoint. All tickets will be checked electronically so print quality must be electronically readable.

We don’t change the day ticket to a wristband. Day ticket owners have to take their tickets with them on both festival days. Only Premium, VIP and Priority tickets will be changed into wristbands in the festival gate. We change only one wristband per customer.

RockFest reserves the rights for program changes. The official festival tickets will be on sale in our own ticket store. You can also purchase your ticket from lippu.fi and tiketti.fi or ticketmaster.fi. Counterfeiting of tickets and wristbands is a crime.

AGE LIMIT

Our recommended age to the festival is 15 years old. Younger than 15 years can join with parent’s approval or with a legal guardian. Age limit is 18+ to the alcohol area and to the Priority and VIP area. Photo ID (or driving-license / passport) is required when buying alcohol from definite dispensing areas.

CLOAKROOM

There are cloakrooms available for a small fee. Cloakroom is located outside the festival gates.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Easiest way to arrive is by using public transportation. There are many public transportation options to use! Festival venue is located near airport train. You can use airport train when staying at the airport hotels or hotels near Helsinki City Railway station.

We don’t recommend to arrive by car because there are no parking spaces available in the area.

More information about train schedules coming soon!

FESTIVAL SHUTTLE BUS

Festival shuttle bus operates both days between: Kiasma (HELSINKI) -Vehkala (VANTAA)-Kiasma (HELSINKI).

DEPARTURE FROM KIASMA: Bus leaves (from Mannerheimintie) on both days every half hour from 15: 30 to 18:00.

DEPARTURE FROM VEHKALA: Bus leaves from Ring 3 / Sanomatie bridge every half hour starting from 22:00. The last bus will leave about 30 minutes after the concert.

PRICE:

Round-trip Friday 9.6.2017  14.50€ per person.

One way trip Friday 9.6.2017 9€ per person

Round-trip Saturday 10.6.2017  14.50€ per person

One way trip on Saturday, 10.6.2017 9 €  per person

(Note: 2 day ticket is not for sale!)

Buy your ticket from here:

BUY TICKET

You can also buy bus tickets from the starting points of the bus in cash. (Note: we recommend to buy ticket in advance!)
The bus tickets are checked when you enter the bus (the paper version of ticket is recommended, because if your phone runs out of battery, it is difficult to show the ticket!)

Festival buses are operated by Mi-Card Oy.

 

ACCOMMODATION & HOTELS

Rockfest doesn’t provide any accommodation opportunities. And there is no festival camping area.

We recommend hotels near Helsinki-Vantaa airport and hotels near Helsinki City Railway station. You can easily use airport train to get to the festival site.

FAQ

ACCESSIBILITY

Rockfest goal is to offer a pleasant and accessible event to all participants. The actual festival area is mainly gravel field and part of the site has an uneven terrain. We recommend to note this with the choice of shoes.
There is a wheelchair podium near the Main Stage. The assistant to a disabled person can enter the event free of charge. There are many portable bathrooms with wheelchair access at the area.
If you need more information, please contact: support@wknd.fi

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Please notice that you can’t bring following items to the festival area. We will have security check in the main gates.

✓ Own beverages (You can bring your own empty water bottle with you. You can fill it from the water tap. You can´t bring alcoholic beverages or non-alcoholic drinks due to the bottle deposit system and the legal regulations followed at the festival.

✓ Own food (You can bring small snacks in sealed packages, for example: candy, cookies, fruits. But we have various choice of food bars)
✓ Drugs
✓ For prescription drugs please bring the prescription / medical certificate
✓ Glass, cans, cups or coolers
✓ Shooting- and sharp weapons or any sort of equipment that could possibly be suited or intended for hurting someone
✓ Tools
✓ Explosives, fireworks, torches, glow sticks
✓ Laser pointers
✓ Aerosols, spray cans
✓ Umbrellas
✓ Chairs
✓ Pets
✓ Video cameras and audio recording devices
✓ Any objects that can be considered dangerous by the organizer

VOLUNTEERS

Would you like to be a volunteer at Rockfest ? We appreciate a lot of our volunteer who are helping us to build the stone hard festival!

Here you can find all available volunteer shifts:

Application form for volunteers

 

SALES SPACES

Please refill your food sales spaces application here:

SALES SPACES APPLICATION

ACCREDITATION

All media accreditation applications will be handled via the official accreditation form. Please fill your application here:

ACCREDITATION APPLICATION

All music professionals accreditation will be handled via the official accreditation form. Please fill your application here:

ACCREDITATION FOR MUSIC INDUSTRY

ROCKSTORE & INFO

ROCKSTORE

You find official Rockfest products and band merchandise from RockStore. We have merchandise from: Rammstein, Evanescence, Kotiteollisuus, Viikate, Turmion Kätilöt, Stam1na, Michael Monroe, Diablo and Metsatöll. You can buy also earplugs and raincoats.

Price examples: Rockfest Line Up T-shirt 19€, Rockfest hoodie 29€, Band shirts from 25€.

INFO

You can upgrade your ticket! From INFO tent you can buy FanZone wristband as an extra service or upgrade your ticket to Premium, Priority or VIP. (NB! If the ticket type is not sold out!)

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SECURITY & SAFETY

There is a first aid spot and patrolling first aid teams in the area. You can recognize security officers from their yellow or orange vests.The safety services are provided by Total Sec. There are also supervising police patrols in and outside the festival area during the whole festival. If you need any help, please go to the INFO tent or ask assistance from the nearest security officer.

It’s very important to take care of your hearing. We do sell earplugs in the festival area from the INFO tent and from the festival store.

LOST & FOUND

All found items will be held at the festival on site INFO booth during the festival hours.

After the festival all items will be sent to the Finnish Lost & Found Service.
Phone service: 0600 41006, 24h
http://www.loytotavara.net/
Address: Mäkelänkatu 56, 00510 Helsinki
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-18 and Sat 10-14

BEVERAGES & SMOKING

Bringing your own drinks to festival site is forbidden. You can bring an empty plastic bottle for water and refill it for free on water spots inside the festival area. We also sell soft drinks and water bottles in the festival area.

You can buy alcohol from dedicated bar areas. You have to be 18-years-old or over to buy alcohol and cigarettes.

Smoking is forbidden in front of all stages. You can smoke cigarettes in dedicated smoking areas.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Still something you would like to ask? Send us email: support@wknd.fi

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NB! ROCKFEST RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES IN ARTISTS AND SCHEDULE!

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