Dogs are not permitted in all areas (watch the signs), but are allowed on the festival if they are leashed. Other big animals (like horses) are only allowed if the organisation has given written permission. All other small animals like raptors and predators (e.g. ferrets) are not allowed!
Officially, bringing your own meals and beverages is not allowed. There will be checks for high quantities at the entrance. We will make exceptions for people with special diets, as long as they can prove this when asked.
For people with a special diet, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. On the festival grounds are two clean drinking water points where you can get free water.
The festival grounds of Elfia are open for everyone. However, there are limitations, as not all parts are easily accessible for wheelchairs. On the grounds are accessible toilets.
Castle garden Arcen have no wheelchairs available, but they do have accessible toilets.
Everyone visits Elfia the way they want. Dressed up or not, that doesn’t matter. However, it does improve the atmosphere when visitors come in costume.
The program is mostly the same on both days unless otherwise stated. It may happen a band, entertainer or special guest can only attend for one day.
As it is nearly impossible to attend all activities in one day, it is worth it to come the whole weekend to Elfia.
Fire breathing is allowed, yet you will have to bring your own materials.
You should be aware of your surrounding and make sure no one and nothing gets harmed. At all times, you need to follow the instruction of both Elfia organisation and the Fire Department.
Yes, the castle is open to visitors. Visits are arranged by the Castle organization. You can buy a ticket for this at the cash register of the castle, it costs € 10, – for adults and € 7.50 for children up to 12 years old.
Note: You must be in possession of an entrance ticket for Elfia, even if you only want to visit the castle!
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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.
Bought tickets cannot be returned, you can read about this in our terms and conditions.
Children up to 2 years old can visit Elfia for free. For children aged 3 to 11 we have a special discount ticket.
All other visitors pay the normal admission fee.
Yes, it is possible to scan tickets off of a smartphone. This makes paper tickets unnecessary. Do make sure your phone battery is fully charged before coming to the event!
Also, your phone screen should be intact and we will ask you to put your screen to full brightness. This way scanning goes fast and the visitor flow will continue quickly.