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Awakenings Festival 2024

Searching for a power-packed European techno event? Here you go!

Dates: July 5–7, 2024

Awakenings Festival
Awakenings Festival
Awakenings Festival
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Awakenings is a Dutch techno festival considered to be one of the best in Europe. It takes place several times a year across different venues. Awakenings has New Year and Easter editions at Gashouder (and Halfweg) and the Summer Camping Festival in Hilvarenbeek. The events typically last for several days and feature live and DJ acts by rising stars as well as the biggest names of the scene.

Awakenings Summer Festival (July 5-7)


The Awakenings Summer Festival is held ar Hilvarenbeek. Friday's schedule runs from 4:00 pm to 1:00 am, Saturday's from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am, and Sunday's from 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Camping facilities are available from Friday at 12 pm until Monday at 10:00 am.

Artist Lineup

The festival's main site boasts a total of eight stages with the following lineup: On Friday, you'll get to experience performances by 999999999, Cera Khin, Deborah De Luca, I Hate Models, Nico Moreno, Space 92, Anfisa Letyago, Beswerda, Joris Voorn, Mind Against, Miss Monique, DJ Rush, Ellen Allien, Hadone & François X, Myra, SPFDJ. Saturday's lineup includes Adam Beyer & Joseph Capriati, Andres Campo, Bart Skils & Layton Giordani, Enrico Sangiuliano, Joyhauser, Mha Iri, Adriana Lopez & Oscar Mulero, Amotik, Dr. Rubinstein, Freddy K, Helena Hauff, Lobster, Speedy J, Airrica, DAF, Fleur Shore, Franky Rizardo, Michel de Hey, Paco Osuna, Vintage Culture, and many others.

Lastly, Sunday will feature performances by Barry Can't Swim, Bella, Chaos In The CBD, Honey Dijon, La La, Sally C, Blawan, Estella Boersma, FJAAK, Hemka, Len Faki, Marcel Dettmann, Abstract Division, Adiel, Anetha, Ignez, Patrick Mason, Yazzus, Amelie Lens, Carmen Lisa, Elli Acula, Indira Paganotto, Nina Kraviz, Pan-Pot, Adriatique, Alan Fitzpatrick & Ilario Alicante, Nicky Elisabeth, NTO (Live), Stephan Bodzin (Live), Tale Of Us, Charlie Sparks, Clara Cuvé, Farrago, Fatima Hajji, Lee Ann Roberts, Lucia Lu, SNTS, Amémé, Chloé Caillet, Chris Stussy, Cincity, Honeyluv, Hot Since 82, Mochakk, Etapp Kyle, Gene On Earth & Tini, Morgan Samuel Deep, and more.


You can choose from various ticket options for the upcoming festival. The three-day festival ticket costs €210. If you prefer to attend on individual days, the Friday ticket costs €59.40, the Saturday ticket €109, and the Sunday ticket €79. Additionally, weekend ticket options are available with accommodation. The Grand Camping weekend ticket costs €230, while the Relax Resort weekend ticket costs €260. All of the events are restricted to attendees aged 18 and above.

History of the Festival

Awakenings Festival was originally organized 25 years ago as a one-day event in Spaarnwoude—over 100 acts on more than eight stages spread throughout the Velsen Valley, the so-called Netherland's techno mecca, drawing 80,000 visitors. Since then, the numbers have increased even more. The lineups of the festival in the past years included Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Job Jobse, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, Sven Väth, Dax J, Marcel Dettmann, Joseph Capriati, Kölsch, Maceo Plex, Ben Klock, Jamie Jones, Ricardo Villalobos, Rodhad, Seth Troxler, and Dixon.

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Authors: Sophia Andrus