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Tomorrowland 2024 in Belgium

On the eve of the first time Tomorrowland, its organizers handed out tickets for free to ensure that people would come. A few years later, the tickets were sold out in a second!

Dates: July 19–21, 2024 | July 26–28, 2024

Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland, held annually in Boom, Belgium, over the last two weekends of July, boasts a festive program showcasing the world's best dance music. With prominent figures like Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Tiësto, and others gracing the stage each year, Tomorrowland has solidified its reputation as one of the most renowned music festivals globally.

Opening Hours

The opening hours of Tomorrowland are consistent each weekend. On Friday and Saturday, the festival runs from 12 pm to 1 am, with check-in available until 10 pm. The festival operates from 12 pm to midnight on Sunday, with check-in available until 9 pm. This schedule ensures ample time for attendees to enjoy the festivities and performances while maintaining a smooth check-in process.

Location and Stages

Tomorrowland takes place in Boom, Antwerp, Belgium, within the picturesque surroundings of De Schorre provincial recreational park. Tomorrowland features an array of spectacular stages, including the Mainstage, Freedom by Bud, The Rose Garden, Elixir, Cage, The Rave Cave, Planaxis, Melodia by Corona, Rise by Coke Studio, The Library, Core, House of Fortune by JBL, Crystal Garden, and Moosebar.

Stages Lineup

This year's top performers include Armin van Buuren, Don Diablo, John Newman, Kölsch, Mc Stretch, Miss Monique, Netsky, Öwnboss, Swedish House Mafia, Vintage Culture, W&W, and many more. An eclectic lineup of outstanding artists is joining the roster at Tomorrowland. This includes DJ and fashion icon Afshin Momadi, former NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal as DJ Diesel, American musician Gryffin, masked German DJ horsegiirL, Brussels-based young talent Odymel, the dynamic Italian duo PARISI (live), Parisian DJ Sasson b2b Rivo, young South African trailblazing musician SONA, and many more.

Rules of the Festival

There are some things you probably should know before attending the festival. First, you must respect art items, as large sums of money are invested in festive decorations, and whoever behaves badly is said to be kicked out immediately. Moreover, it's a drug-free event, and at the entrance, you'll be kindly asked to leave all your "medicine" out of the festival. At the same time, the festival allows and even encourages certain liberties—they've called it the "Church of Love." The attributes of that "church" are beds, condoms, and clean tissues. Probably, there's no need for further explanations. Laser shows are stunning, no doubt, yet be careful, as one edition ended up with some attendees suffering eye bleeding due to intense lasers.

Dreamville

DreamVille serves as Tomorrowland's official festival camping ground, creating a vibrant city that welcomes tens of thousands of festival visitors after an exhilarating day at the event. It's a bustling hub where the People of Tomorrow eat, sleep, and fully immerse themselves in their five-day experience, making unforgettable memories. DreamVille features a bustling marketplace with an array of shops, food stands, and convenient amenities such as a supermarket, hair salon, bakery, and more. Additionally, guests can unwind and recharge at The Chill Out Area, which offers sports activities, relaxation spaces, and a selection of healthy food and drinks in a laid-back and easy-going environment.

The Gathering

Tomorrowland starts its festivities with Thursday's first official opening party, The Gathering. It's the perfect way to set the mood for the exciting weekend ahead, featuring surprise artists to dance to with your newly made friends. All DreamVille guests are welcome, and entrance is free, so don't miss the opportunity to join your fellow People of Tomorrow at this open-air opening party. The Gathering begins at 13:30 and continues until midnight, ensuring a memorable start to your Tomorrowland experience.

Tickets

The ticket prices for Tomorrowland vary depending on the pass you purchase. For a day pass, prices range from €129 to €245. The Full Madness Tomorrowland pass grants access for all three days and is priced at €304 for Worldwide Pre-sale. The Full Madness pass is slightly more expensive during the Worldwide sale, ranging from €530 to €624.

History of Tomorrowland

When a new festival is introduced to the public, one can try to predict its success or failure, yet you never know for sure how it will turn out in the long run. In the case of Tomorrowland, it was something nobody could anticipate. In the opening year 2005, tickets were given away for free to fill the space. The event was rated among Europe's leading electronic music festivals in a few years. The greatest sensation happened in 2013 when full tickets were sold in 35 minutes and the remainder of the tickets—in a single second.

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Authors: Sophia Andrus