Paradigm FestivalAugust 7, 8 & 9

What are the festival’s houserules?


  • The minimum age for the festival is 18 years. A valid ID is required to enter the premises (use of a false ID is reported to the police).
  • You will be searched when entering the festival grounds. You can choose to be searched by your own sex, if you so require.
  • Drugs are prohibited on the festival terrain. Upon finding any, a report will be made to the police. A ‘zero tolerance’ policy is in effect during the festival.
  • It’s not allowed to bring your own food/drinks. Exceptions can be made for medical reasons.
  • The organization keeps the right to deny entrance or remove anyone from the terrain they see fit.
  • Whenever any form of intimidation or aggression is encountered, appropriate action will be taken to remove the responsible party from the festival.
  • Any form of racism and/or discrimination is prohibited. Expressing this in any way is taken very seriously and will result in removal from the festival terrain.
  • It’s prohibited to take the following items to the event: hard drugs, spray bottles and similar fluids, fireworks, glass, (fire)arms and other dangerous items with the risk of being reported to the authorities, professional equipment for the purpose of recording images or audio for commercial purposes without permission by the organization.
  • It’s strictly prohibited to trade anything in and around the festival terrain without the organization’s permission.
  • The organization and the crew can’t be held accountable for any injury or material damage visitors may experience during the event, neither inside nor outside the premises.
  • Renting a locker is entirely at your own risk. The organization can’t be held accountable for any losses, theft or otherwise missing personal items.
  • Everyone visiting the festival automatically agrees they’ll be recorded. In the event of an emergency, these recordings can be shown to third parties and recordings may be published on the website for promotional purposes.
  • Loud music can result in hearing damage. The organization can’t be held accountable for any aforementioned damage that might occur as a result.
  • Animals aren’t allowed on the terrain for their own sake.