Opening times and closing times 🕒
The opening hours for Saturday are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The opening hours for Sunday are from 10 am to 7 pm.
VIP Elf ticket holders and Fast Elf ticket holders can not only enter through a special fast entrance gate, but can enter on both days from 9:30 in the morning.
There are no time slots.
We have decided not to apply time locks from April 2022.
Is it mandatory to come to Elfia in costume? 👒👗
Everyone visits Elfia as he or she wants. Dressed up or not dressed up, it doesn’t matter. But it obviously improves the atmosphere when visitors come in costume.
Can I bring (fake) weapons? ⚔️🗡️
Airsoft, sharp stabbing weapons and Paintball weapons are legally NOT allowed on Elfia. More information about our gun policy can be found here.
House Rules and Visiting Conditions 📜
We request that you accept and respect the House Rules and Visiting Conditions of the location. You enter the location at your own risk. Liability for damage that you incur during your stay at the location is excluded by the organization of the location.
Is there an ATM on Elfia? 💳💵
There is an ATM on site.
However, we also recommend that you bring enough cash with you to avoid long queues.
Toilets free and gender neutral 🚽🧻👤
The toilets at Elfia are free and have been gender-neutral since 2023. This means that there is no longer a distinction between women’s and men’s toilets. In principle, every toilet is available to everyone.
Despite the limit on the number of visitors, the total number of toilets has increased considerably.
The toilets are regularly cleaned by a separate team.
Is it possible to store my belongings somewhere? 🛍️
Yes, from 2023 separate lockers can be rented again via the Locker Company.
Due to the limited number of available lockers, we advise you to rent them in advance:
For Elfia Haarzuilens 2023: https://www.lockeronline.eu/event/ELFH23/
A medium locker with 2x USB charging option for €11 per day
A large locker for €13 per day
An Xlarge locker with 2x USB charging option for €15 per day
Can I fly a drone above Elfia? 🚁
Unfortunately, it is not legally permitted to fly a drone above Elfia as a private individual due to the presence of crowds and buildings.
For more information, visit Rijksoverheid.nl.
Can I bring animals to Elfia? 🐕
Dogs are not allowed on all parts of the site (this is indicated by signs), but they are allowed on the site, provided they are kept on a lead. Other large animals (such as horses) are only allowed in consultation with the organization that grants written permission for this. All other animals such as birds of prey and pets (ferrets, etc.) are not allowed. In particular, the municipality of Utrecht, where the Party for the Animals plays an important role, strictly enforces the taking of animals that cannot be regarded as pets.
Can I bring my own foods and drinks? 🍔🍹
It’s not allowed to bring your own food and drinks onto the event site. A few sandwiches, one or two snacks and a bottle of water won’t be a problem. However, large quantities of food will be rejected by Customs. Entire picnic baskets full of course dinners or second & third breakfasts are therefore not the intention. (Sorry, hobbits!)
You are also not allowed to bring alcohol onto the premises yourself. As you may have noticed, the mead shop has not been on the grounds for the last few editions. This coming Haarzuilens, the shop is nowhere to be seen at all. This has everything to do with the regulations regarding alcohol at events and the catering permit.
Fortunately, some 40 different caterers can be found on the grounds! There are several options available for vegetarians, vegans, people who want to eat gluten-free or Halal. Do you have a special diet due to medical reasons or would you like a detailed overview of what you can go to at which caterer? Than please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
By the way, there is a drinking water point on site where free water is available.
Are the festival grounds of Elfia accessible for wheelchairs? 🦽
The grounds of the Elfia are open to everyone, but there are restrictions for wheelchair users and the disabled because some parts are (more) difficult to access with a wheelchair. Disabled toilets are available on site.
Is the program the same every day? 🎪
The programming is not exactly the same. A number of program parts will only be shown on Saturday, some only on Sunday.
What are the opening hours of Elfia
The opening hours of Elfia are:
18 & 20 September 2020: 9 am – 8 pm
Can I breathe fire on the terrain during Elfia? 🔥
It is allowed to breathe fire, but you must bring your own material. You should breathe fire with care and make sure you don’t harm anyone or anything. And you must follow the instructions of the Elfia organization and/or fire brigade at all times.
Can I visit the castle during Elfia? 🏰
Unfortunately, the castles will be closed during Elfia. Both the castle Arcen during Elfia in September, and the castle De Haar during Elfia in April.
Help! I can’t find my tickets anymore! 🎫
In all cases that you have problems with your tickets that you bought through TicketMaster: https://help.ticketmaster.nl/hc/nl/articles/360020757697-Hoe-kan-je-contact-met-ons-opnemen
Information for ticket holders Elfia Haarzuilens 2020
Please read our statement here.
Can I change my tickets?
Through your personal Eventbrite account, it is possible to upgrade your tickets for a small fee, this is called a “transfer”. You can upgrade a ticket for a single day to a Weekend ticket or upgrade your Sunday ticket to a Saturday ticket. You can change a parking ticket without the need to pay a fee.
Please note that for each ticket there are two price tiers, with and without a discount for kids. Unfortunately Eventbrite doesn’t make this clear in the transfer proces, be aware to select the highest price variety if your upgrading a ticket for adults.
NB: Two separate day tickets for Saturday and Sunday are not equal to a Weekend ticket and will not grant you a wristband and passport.
Can I cancel my tickets? ❌
Purchased tickets cannot be taken back, this can be read in our terms and conditions.
Even if you cannot come at the last minute due to illness – either Covid or another illness – unfortunately we cannot cancel your ticket.
Is there a discount for children? 💰
Children up to and including 2 years old can visit Elfia for free.
A special discount rate applies to children from 3 to 11 years old.
The full rate applies to all other visitors.
Please note: due to the strong limit on the number of visitors, only 400 children’s tickets are available for both Saturday and Sunday.
Can you scan the ticket from my smartphone screen? 📱
Yes, it is possible to have the tickets scanned on your smartphone so that a paper version of the tickets is not necessarily necessary. However, make sure your phone is charged before going to the event! Your screen must also be intact and for a fast flow, we ask you to set the brightness of your screen to the maximum.
Travel and Stay
Public transport? Shuttle bus? 🚌
You can also reach Elfia by public transport:
- travel by train and get off at Vleuten station
- shuttle buses depart from Vleuten station on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM, every 15 minutes. On Saturdays, the last bus departs from Vleuten station at 10:00 PM; on Sunday from Vleuten station the last bus departs at 19:00 PM
- shuttle buses depart from De Haar castle back to Vleuten station, every 15 minutes. On Saturdays, the last bus departs from De Haar Castle at 10:30 PM; on Sundays from Castle De Haar the last bus departs at 19:30 PM
Are there disabled parking spaces? ♿🚗
There are a number of parking spaces as close as possible to the entrance, especially for the disabled and less able.
However, you can only use this if you can show a valid ‘disabled parking card’. Without showing this card, the parking attendants cannot let you park there.
How much does parking cost and where can I buy the ticket? 🅿️🚌
The parking tickets for Elfia Haarzuilens cost € 15 each.
The parking tickets for Elfia Arcen cost €10 each.
Parking tickets are sold per day, the tickets are valid only once and also only valid for normal passenger cars or small vans up to 5 meters long; it is expressly not allowed to park with campers and caravans in the parking areas. No permit has been granted for this by the municipality, and the police closely monitor this.
If you leave the car park in the meantime, you must therefore hand over a new parking ticket when entering the car park.
The parking tickets can only be purchased online. It is not possible to purchase parking tickets at a later time!
We pay €3.50 per ticket to Natuurmonumenten for the preservation of Dutch nature reserves.
You can order the parking tickets for Elfia Haarzuilens 2023 here: https://www.ticketmaster.nl/artist/elfia-tickets/1029452?language=en-us
What is the address of Elfia Arcen and Elfia Haarzuilens?📍
3455 RR Haarzuilens
5944 BE Arcen