The 11th edition of Paradigm Festival will take place on August 12 and 13. We are proud to say that Paradigm Festival has become known as on of the most versatile and innovative electronic music festivals of The Netherlands. Aside from the international appreciated techno- and house artists, there will be a lot of space for creativity. We are a collective of non-conformists who want to transform the current club- and festival feeling into a complete unique experience.
We would like to share all the info you need to know about Paradigm Festival 2023. Please don’t forget to check out the house rules.
Saturday 12 August DAY ticket: valid from 12:00 – 00:00.
Saturday 12 August NIGHT ticket: valid from 00:00 – close.
Sunday 13 August DAY ticket: 13:00 – 23:00.
Sunday 13 August NIGHT ticket: 23:00 – close.
ROUTE + PARKING
PARADIGM FESTIVAL DAY location: Paradigm terrain
▼ Are you coming on a bicycle or by foot? The address is Suikerlaan 2. Cycle to the bridge and follow the instructions provided by the traffic marshal. Cross the pedestrian bridge, turn left, walk along the Zeefgebouw and Stadslab to our festival site. Just follow the signs. You will find the entrance without any problems (check out the instruction video).
▼ How do I get to the event by car? The address is Suikerlaan 2. Enter the gate at the site where the Paradigm Main Stage is, round to the right, take the turn on your left and go until you see the Zeefgebouw. Please drive along nice and easy. There is plenty of parking space for cars outside the building. Walk along the Zeefgebouw and Stadslab to our festival site (check out the instruction video). Parking is free.
Info regarding public transport: http://9292.nl/groningen/bushalte-atoomweg.
Are you going to our night program after the day program has finished? The Zeefgebouw is close by. Just follow the signs!
▼ Are you coming on a bicycle or by foot? The address is Suikerlaan 10. Cycle to the bridge and follow the instructions provided by the traffic marshal. Cross the pedestrian bridge, turn left, head towards the red stairs of the Zeefgebouw. You will find the entrance without any problems.
▼ How do I get to the event by car? The address is Suikerlaan 10. Enter the gate at the site where the Paradigm Main Stage is, round to the right, take the turn on your left and go until you see the Zeefgebouw. Please drive along nice and easy. There is plenty of parking space for cars outside the building. Then walk towards the red stairs of the Zeefgebouw. You will find the entrance without any problems. Parking is free.
LOST AND FOUND
If you have lost something, please go to the cash desk near the Forest stage. This is the centre point where we gather all of our lost and found objects. During the night, objects will be collected at the cash desk inside the Zeefgebouw. If you have any questions after the festival, please send an email to [email protected]. We will get back to you by email after inventorying the items.
HELP US TO KEEP THE TERRAIN WASTE-FREE!
We love our terrain and everyone on it! Please help us keeping it tidy!
MERCHANDISE + EARPLUGS
It’s possible to buy merchandise and earplugs on the festival terrain.
Which payment options are available?
1.) You can only use your pin/debit card at the bar.
2.) You can also deposit cash on a special Paradigm prepaid card, which will be available at the cash desk (near the Forest stage).
3.) Each prepaid card has a unique QR code. You’re able to check your balance by scanning the QR code from your card.
Paying with your card has our preference and it’s faster!
There will be lockers available (DAY and NIGHT). HEADS UP (!) for everyone joining one or both NIGHT programs after being on the festival site during the day: be sure to empty your locker at the festival terrain after the day has come to a close. You’ll be able to rent a locker at the Zeefgebouw (where the nighttime program takes place) at a reduced rate for the night program!ere will be lockers available on the festival terrain and at The Zeefgebouw for the night hours.
Unfortunately, we’re not hosting a campsite this year.
ENTERING AND LEAVING THE TERRAIN
Once you enter the festival terrain, re-entry is not possible should you decide to leave (temporarily).
There will be First Aid workers present during the festival. You can see their HQ on the festival map. First Aid workers will also be present at the inside venues throughout the nights.
There are dixie’s available which you can use for free. You also can visit our fancy toilet-unit (€0,50- per visit). Night program toilets are also free to use.
DROUGHT + CIGARETTE TUBES
Please don’t throw your cigarettes on the floor. During this period of drought we have to be extra vigilant.
You can get yourself a cigarette tube at the info point and use it to store your stubs and ash. You can keep this on your person and empty it in one of our many trash cans to keep our terrain as clean as possible.
Stay hydraded and put on sunscreen (available at the first aid).
It’s possible to buy cigarettes on the festival terrain.
The minimum age to get in is 18.
Stimulate your counsiousness! Our new Walhalla stage hosts some special guests, acts and other new things to experience.