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01. Festival Information

Weekend Festival Baltic takes place Thursday, August 16 - Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Pärnu Beach in Pärnu, Estonia. The gates will open on Thursday at 3 pm, on Friday and Saturday at 2 pm. The gates will be closed at 11.30 pm (23.30). After that, you cannot enter the festival area.

16 years is the minimum age recommended. There will be plenty of zones for 18 + year olds only. Remember to bring your photo ID with you.

All ticket categories will be exchanged for wristbands. You can enter and exit as many times as you want. The gates will be closed at 11.30 pm (23.30). After that, you cannot enter the festival area.

When you leave the festival area during the festival it is important to do a check-out by putting your wristband against a validator that is placed by the exit. Otherwise, you cannot enter the festival area on this day again. After the last performer, it is not necessary to do a check-out.

 

Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home. 

The following items are ALLOWED* at Weekend Festival:

 

  • Bags – 18 L sized bags or smaller Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
  • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) WITHOUT detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts longer than 30 centimeters, and other attachments are not allowed)
  • GoPro cameras without accessories

The following items are PROHIBITED* at Weekend Festival:

  • Aerosol containers (including sunscreen and personal beauty products)
  • Any and all professional audio recording equipment 
  • Any and all professional video equipment – no video recording will be allowed
  • Professional cameras (any camera with the option to detach a lense)
  • Any and all camera accessories, such as selfie sticks, tripods, monopods, go pro mounts longer than 30cm and attachments, detachable lenses, or other commercial equipment
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Coolers of any kind (exceptions may be made for medical use)
  • Bags larger than 18 L 
  • Framed backpacks
  • Hammocks
  • Glass Containers
  • Firearms, explosives, and weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc)
  • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
  • Umbrellas
  • Professional-grade radios or walkie-talkies
  • Pets 
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts (including red wagons) or any personal motorized vehicles
  • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
  • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, giveaways, samples, etc.
  • Bicycle chains and other such chains will not be allowed
  • Bicycles inside the festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
  • No Chairs of any kind
  • No Inflatable furniture. Rafts, chairs, etc.

ALLOWED: You are allowed to take photos and videos in all public areas but be polite and respect the general rules for personal privacy and use common sense.

 

NOT ALLOWED: You are allowed to take photos & videos with cellphone and cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts longer than 30 centimeters, and other attachments are not allowed)

Cloakroom for jackets and bags will be available so you can free up your hands and avoid losing any personal items during the fest. There are two cloakrooms at the festival - one outside of the festival area and one inside. Cloakroom costs 3 € and lost number fee is 25 €. Weekend Festival Baltic is not responsible for any items left at the cloakroom. 

Check out the Weekend Festival Baltic map from our Facebook page!

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Check out Weekend Festival Baltic lineup from HERE!

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Every year we take in volunteer workers to help us before, during and after the festival. Keep an eye on the Weekend Festival Baltic Facebook page for updates.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1767095986709583/

Police will post information about lost and found items from Weekend to this page. If you have lost something valuable during the festival click "attending" and you will get information about all the found items. To get your valuables back ask the police of call to a number 444 6500 or +372 5331 2118.

You can get information about lost and found from the police area. You can bring found items to the police every day until the end of the concerts (1 am). All the things brought to the police will be sent to the police station at the end of the day. So if you lose something on 16th of August and discover it on the 17th then you need to go to the Pärnu Police station (address Pikk 18) or call the numbers 444 6500 or +372 5331 2118.

If you find lost items during the festival please bring them to the INFO stand marked on the festival map. If you notice that you have lost something it during the festival you can ask after your items at the festival INFO stand.

The main gate is next to Hedon SPA & Hotel, on the Supeluse street.

VIP gate is next to Pärnu Beach Caffee (Ranna Avenue 1d).

Festival is accessible for people in wheelchairs with a special wheelchair accessible area provided.

When you leave the festival area during the festival it is important to do a check-out by putting your wristband against a validator that is placed by the exit. Otherwise, you cannot enter the festival area on this day again. After the last performer, it is not necessary to do a check-out.

  • All customers are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry, for the safety of everyone entering the festival.
  • Please review the 04. Allowed & Prohibited items list for a stress-free entry process.
  • By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a full body pat-down before entry. All bags will be searched before entry. To speed up entry, leave your bags at home.
  • At any time during the entry process if you have questions, ask for assistance from Festival Staff located at the front gates.
  • Weekend Festival wants to make sure that all the customers can enjoy the festival and feel safe at all times. Our professional security officers can be identified with the Yellow or Orange vests. 
  • Weekend Festival has a medical team in case of emergencies. Please view the festival map to locate the medical tent or ask instructions the security officers to help you in case you or someone else is injured or not feeling well. First aid is next to Kuursaal.
  • Most importantly, take care of you and your friends and remember to agree a meeting points with your friends.

You will make payments with your wristband. You can add money to your wristband at the top-up with cash or credit card (service fee 1 €) or do it online from MyWKND account. There will be no refunds under 5 € and the refund fee is 1 €. Read more about the cashless system from here.

The cashless system enables smooth entrance and logistics throughout the festival. It also gives you a possibility to upgrade your ticket, purchase tickets for after-parties or festival transport and collects all the features and purchases in your wristband. You can also transfer money to your wristband from your bank account and you can use this money for food, drinks, and other festival services within the festival area.

When you leave the festival area during the festival it is important to do a check-out by putting your wristband against a validator that is placed by the exit. Otherwise, you cannot enter the festival area on this day again. After the last performer, it is not necessary to do a check-out.

All ticket categories will be exchanged for wristbands. This will enable a smooth entrance and better services to our customers.

When you leave the festival area during the festival it is important to do a check-out by putting your wristband against a validator that is placed by the exit. Otherwise, you cannot enter the festival area on this day again. After the last performer, it is not necessary to do a check-out.

  • There will be a special VIP area at the festival available for the VIP customers only. If you purchase a VIP ticket your wristband will give you access to the special VIP facilities. There will be special VIP entrance on the area (next to Pärnu Beach Caffe, Ranna avenue 1d) ensuring the smoothest possible entry to the festival area. Check out the area map from our Facebook page.
  • There will be a special Priority area at the festival available for the Priority customers only. If you purchase a Priority ticket your wristband will give you faster access at security lines, separate toilettes, and bars.

Weekend Festival strives to mitigate its impact on the environment. We take a considerable amount of pride in the efforts of our fans in maintaining the integrity of the festival area over the course of the weekend. Partner with us to reduce the festival’s impact on the environment.

Tips for sustainability:

  • Sort your waste to the recycling containers. Do not litter!
  • Make the most of the can deposits. Do not throw cans or bottles in the trash
  • There are hundreds of toilets on site - please use them!
     

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Email: info[at]weekendbaltic.com

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