9/10/11 August 2019 | Recreation Area Puyenbroeck | Wachtebeke (BE)

Practical Info

Practical Info

9/10/11 August 2019

Ravers Resort opens on Friday 9 August 2019 at 15:00h and closes on Monday 12 August 2019 at 12:00h.

Camping Check In
Friday: 15:00h till 00:00h
Saturday: 10:00h till 20:00h
Sunday: 10:00h till 14:00h

Camping Check Out
Monday: 07:00h till 12:00h

Camping Showers
Friday: 20:00h till 02:00h
Saturday: 07:30h till 14:00h and from 00:30h till 02:00h
Sunday: 07:30h till 14:00h and from 22:30h till 00:00h
Monday: 07:30h till 11:00h

Camping Shop
Friday: 15:00h till 00:00h
Saturday: 08:00h till 02:00h
Sunday: 08:00h till 01:00h

Info Point
Friday: 15:00h till 02:00h
Saturday: 08:00h till 02:00h
Sunday: 08:00h till 01:00h
Monday: 08:00h till 12:00h

Friday: 19:00h till 01:00h (Camping Pre-Party)

Saturday: 12:00h till 01:00h
You can exchange your e-ticket for your access bracelet till 22:00h

Sunday: 12:00h till 23:00h
You can exchange your e-ticket for your access bracelet till 20:00h


Recreation Area Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke (BE)

16 (No ID = No Entrance)
You need to be 16 before the start of the festival

Claim your tickets for the 12th edition of The Qontinent now online

Coming by train?
Are you staying the entire weekend at The Qontinent? Travel to the station of Gent-Sint-Pieters, the main railway station in Gent and take the shuttle service to The Qontinent at Wachtebeke. Find out the quickest way to travel to the train station of Gent-Sint-Pieters from your location on www.nmbs.be and www.delijn.be.

Shuttle service tickets (return) are now available.

- Return
 tickets will cost you 10 EUR and can be bought online or from a steward of The Qontinent when entering the bus;
- shuttle buses leave from platform 14 (Gent-Sint-Pieters) and Parking 1 (Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke);
- only valid for use of shuttle service.

Friday 9 August 2019
Shuttle buses leave from 11:20h till 21:30h (Gent-Sint-Pieters - Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke).

Monday 12 August 2019
Shuttle buses leave from 09:20h till 13:10h (Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke - Gent-Sint-Pieters). All buses will depart from Parking 1 (main entrance).

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 2019
No shuttle buses. Line 76 will run a normal service. Buses will depart every hour from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Wachtebeke (depart +/- :38). There will be no bus service to Gent after the festival (Saturday's last bus will depart from Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke - Parking 1 at 20:10h, Sunday's last bus will depart from Puyenbroeck, Wachtebeke - Parking 1 at 20:15h).

The shuttle ticket is not valid for use of line 76. You can use your Lijnkaart, Buzzy Pazz or Omnipas. If you're not in possession of a Lijnkaart, Buzzy Pazz or Omnipas, you will have to buy a ticket at the shop of De Lijn, at one of the ticket machines from De Lijn or bus driver.

Coming by car?
GPS ADDRESS: Craenendam 1, 9185 Wachtebeke.

Follow the signs from the highway to the recreation area Puyenbroeck. As soon as you get at Puyenbroeck you have to follow the signs to 'Parking Festival'. You will have to pay 10 EUR for 1 day (when you exit the parking lot you won't be able to re-enter, unless you buy a new parking ticket) or 15 EUR for 2-3 days (when you exit the parking lot you are able to leave and re-enter once a day). The parking lots are within walking range of The Qontinent.

Via the E17 (coming from Brussels, Kortrijk, France, …)
Take exit 11 Lochristi/Beervelde. After the exit you take the N449 to Beervelde. On the N449, go right to the N70 at the second intersection with traffic lights. On the N70, go left at the first intersection with traffic lights (to Hoekstraat). At the end of the Hoekstraat, turn right and immediately left again. Follow this road (Stenenbrug) and you'll reach the festival site.

Via the E34 (coming from Antwerp, The Netherlands, …) 
Take exit 13 Zelzate-Oost. Coming from Antwerp, you take the R4 direction Gent. After 500 meters you'll reach a roundabout. Coming from Knokke, you immediately reach the roundabout. At the roundabout, you follow the direction Wachtebeke. Follow the signs to recreation area Puyenbroeck and 'Parking Festival'.

Don't feel like driving yourself? Make sure to meet at the Kiss & Ride zone. Follow the signs to recreation area Puyenbroeck. Afterwards follow the signs to the Kiss & Ride. The Kiss & Ride is located at 'Parking 1' of the recreation area.

Coming by bike?
Coming by bike? Yes we like! Follow the bike signs to Puyenbroeck (Wachtebeke) and park your bike for free near the main entrance of The Qontinent. Lock up your bike and follow the signs to the Festival. We are not responsible for damages or the loss of your bike so park it decently and lock it up well.

There is one ATM to withdraw cash at the festival site and you can also use your bankcard (Maestro, Mastercard and Visa are accepted) at the token desks. However, we recommend you to bring enough cash.

All the consumptions (food & drinks) need to be paid with tokens. Get your tokens at the token desks at the festival site. We do not refund unused tokens!

There will be lockers available at the campsite and the festival site. Renting a locker costs 6 EUR for a normal and 8 EUR for a large. At our festival camping, you will be able to rent a locker for the whole weekend for the amount of 10 EUR.

We are very lucky to have a professional media team. They will capture the whole event through video footage and photographs. Our photographers and camera crew will be up and running during the event, so make sure to wear your brightest smile and show your best dance moves.

The official aftermovie will be available in a few weeks after the event. The official pictures will be available on our Facebook page and on our website, a few days after the event. Please note: you may have been photographed, but this does not mean that your picture will end up online. Don't forget to share your photos and videos on social media using the hashtag #TheQontinent.

Mention @TheQontinent when you want to share something with us. We would love to see your pictures so upload them on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #TheQontinent. Join the Facebook event and invite your friends.

Our social media:

Add Bass-Events and Q_dance on Snapchat to stay up-to-date about backstage footage during The Qontinent.

The Qontinent is a Zero Tolerance event. This means that all types of soft and hard drugs are not allowed. If drugs are found, you will be handed over to the police and access to the festival and camping will be declined.

At The Qontinent, you can purchase your favorite The Qontinent, Bass Events and Q-dance merchandise items. 

Only people who have a valid ticket are allowed to enter our camping and pre-party. There are no tickets available in pre-sale or at the doors for the pre-party only.

  • You will get your camping bracelets at the main entrance of The Qontinent. NOTE: it will only be possible to receive your bracelets if you have a valid ticket and your ID card.
  • The organization of The Qontinent has set up a few camping rules to guarantee safety at the campsite. People who violate these rules will be asked to leave the camping and might also be excluded to the festival.
  • Cooker or gas utilities are allowed at Ravers Resort (max. 250 grams). Note: Single use disposable barbeques are available at the camping. The organization will provide a BBQ zone: do not barbecue near your own tent.
  • It is allowed to bring your own food and drinks to the campsite but there's a limit of 6 canned alcoholic drinks (max. 50cl each) and 6 cans or bottles (plastic) of soda/energy drink (max. 50cl each) per person. You're only allowed to consume your own food and drinks at the campsite and not on the festival grounds. You can only enter once with the limited amount of drinks or food.
  • Note that your camp space is limited. You can bring a tent as big as you want, but you have to make sure that the surface of the tent is used for the number of people who fit in the tent. If you bring a tent for 5 people, you have to sleep in it with 5 people! Otherwise, the campsite will be too small.
  • It will be possible to buy food and drinks at the campsite. Breakfast options are also available.
  • There is also a shop with all kinds of camping supplies.
  • Toilet units will be available at the campsite and they will be FREE.

Ravers Resort offers everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Check out the campsite facilities:

  • Toilets - free use and will be cleaned on a regular base. It is not allowed to pee outside the toilet area!
  • Showers - get fresh and fruity! At the cost of 2 tokens you can take a hot shower at Ravers Resort. Shower area will be cleaned on a regular base.
  • BBQ area
  • Foodcorner + Bar
  • Camping Shop - forgot something? No stress! The camping shop will provide you with the basic camping things you need: allowed BBQ sets, air matrasses, pumps, flashlights, tampons, condoms, ...
  • Lockers - you can rent a locker at Ravers Resort at the cost of 10 EUR. Sharing is caring so share a locker with your friends!
  • First Aid

Do you have a question? Please check out our website first, more answers can be found online: www.theqontinent.be. If you cannot find the answer you're looking for, please send an email to info@theqontinent.be. Keep in mind that it might take us some time to respond on all mails, we'll do our best to help you as quick as possible.

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