International orientated and close to home: Rock Werchter 2018

Get lost for four days in the magic world of Rock Werchter! From the Main Stage and Klub C to the popular Barn: A festival you have to visit (more than) once.

Rock Werchter has become one of the largest and most well known pop-rock festivals in the world, since the first edition of the annual event took place in 1976. Make more of your Rock Werchter experience and stay at the popular festival camping: ‘The Hive’. Rock Werchter 2018 takes place from July 5 – July 8.

See you abroad!

Rock Werchter

  • Where? Werchter, Belgium
  • When? 5 - 8 July 2018
  • Genre Pop, Rock, World Music
  • Location Outdoor
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Spotify Playlist

Line-up 2018

  • Gorillaz
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
  • More acts will follow..

The location

Werchter, Belgium

Rock Werchter takes place in the village of Werchter in Flemish Brabant Rotselaar. Werchter is located 30 km from Brussels and close to Leuven (15 km). Because of a temperate maritime climate, temperatures in late June, early July will be around 22 degrees (celcius). The festival site is easily accessible with the Rock Werchter bus.

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What do you need to know?

The fastest way to travel to B my Lake is a plane to Budapest, Hungary. In cooperation with Cheapflights we help you find the cheapest flights. The website compares every flight and will select the most favorable offer you can get.

Be aware of the limited luggage space, especially when you have to take tents e.g. with you.

What do you need to know?

Together with InterRail, Festival.Travel offers tickets to travel through whole Europe. With an interrail ticket, you have unlimited train access for a certain period within 30 European countries. This excludes the travellers’ mother resident country. Make your festival holiday more adventurous and a bigger experience!

What do you need to know?

Travelling by car to a festival gives you freedom when and where to do pit stops and perhaps include some sightseeing while on the road. If you have some free seats left or looking for a ride, there are several website you can check out. Sharing a ride is a great opportunity to connect with people and share your journey costs.

Keep in mind that during the ride you will pass several toll roads. At most of these check points you can pay by credit card, but we would still advice you to bring cash with you.

Distance to Werchter from:
– Paris: 346,7 km
– London: 405,6 km
– Milan: 932,1 km




When does Rock Werchter 2017 takes place?
Rock Werchter 2018 takes place from July 5 – July 8.

When does the festival end?
The last acts will perform during the night of Sunday the 8th on Monday the 9th. Everyone is requested to leave the festival terrain after the last performance.

What is the minimum approved age of a Rock Werchter visitor?
Rock Werchter has no age restriction on the festival grounds. All ages are welcome. No child discount is granted.

How can I pay at this year’s Rock Werchter?
Drink/food coupons enable you to purchase both food and drinks in the Festival Park and The Hive. Rock Werchter wants to encourage electronic payment during the festival. During the festival, if you pay electronically using Maestro/Mastercard/Visa, each voucher will cost you 2,75 euro. If you wish to buy vouchers with cash, then you will pay 3 euro per voucher.

What is the exact location of Rock Werchter?
Haachtsesteenweg, Werchter, Belgium.


How can I pay?
You can choose one the following transaction methods by our professional ticket partner (Paylogic):

– iDeal
– Bancontact/Mr.Cash
– Mastercard / VISA
– Bank Transfer
– Pay Pal
– Maestro
– ING Home ‘Pay / Belfius Direct Net / Direct Debit / Giropay / Sofortuberweisung / VISA electron

All tickets carry my name since I’m the one who made the order. Is this going to a problem for my friends?
On the tickets you can find the name of the person who purchased the tickets, not to whom the ticket belongs. As the tickets are scanned at the entrance of the festival, the barcodes will get checked to verify the tickets’ validity. Subsequently they can check the system to check the name of the ticket holder. Does a ticket change its’ owner? Please let the ticket provider (Paylogic) know by mail

Can I refund my ticket?
No, Festival.Travel is not permitted to accept or change returned tickets, but it is possible to sell your ticket to someone else. Would you like to have more information on reselling your ticket, or planning to do so? Please contact


What is the currency in Belgium?
The official currency in Belgium is the Euro.

To which time zone does Belgium belong?
CET – Central European Time / European Central Time (Standard Time).

What are the phone numbers of emergency services in Belgium?
Ambulance: 112
Police: 101
Fire service: 112

Do I have to bring a passport or identity card?
In Germany it is sufficient if you have an identity card with you.

What kind of plugs do they use in Belgium?
In Belgium they use European plugs, so you don’t have to bring universal plugs.

Can I drink tap water?
You can drink water from the tap, as long it is not indicated you can’t.

Another question?

Ask your question via the contact form. We’re happy to help you with your choice!