ADE 2018 Final info

16 October 2018

This Friday it’s finally here: STRAF_WERK x KÖLSCH presents IPSO! This is what we’ve all have been waiting for. Read the final info below carefully so you’re up-to-date regarding transport, facilities and more.


The venue opens at 23:00 and will go on until 07:00. We advise you to come early to avoid queues.


There are only a few tickets available here.


There are several ways to get to STRAF_WERK x KÖLSCH presents IPSO:


If you’re traveling to de Kromhouthal from Amsterdam Central Station by subway, take GVB Metro 52 and get off at subway station Noorderpark. From here, head east and follow Johan van Hasseltweg. Take the second exit right on the roundabout and turn right after 200 meter for Gedempt Hamerkanaal. You’ll find de Kromhouthal at the end of this road.


Attention: there are no extra ferry’s traveling to IJplein from Amsterdam Central Station. You can only travel by ferry according the regular schedule. Ferry’s will be available till 1 à 2 a.m. The first ferry from IJplein to Amsterdam Central Station departs at 6:20 a.m.


You can use the ferry with your bike as well. You’ll be able to store your bike in the storage placed nearby de Kromhouthal.


We strongly advise you not to come by car. There is no parking lot for visitors. There are a few paid parking spots in the nearby area but there’s no guarantee for a spot.


You can purchase tokens at the token registers and pay with PIN or cash.


First Aid

Please don’t hesitate to visit the first aid post when you’re not feeling well. You can find them on the left behind the lockers. The first aid staff is there to help you with health issues.


There are plenty of lockers on site. You can order yours in advance till 4 a.m. on Friday the 19th of October under ‘lockers’ in our ticket shop. It’s also possible to purchase your locker on the day itself. You can pay with PIN or cash.


To purchase cigarettes, you’ll need a valid ID or passport. Cigarettes can only be bought by debit card or credit card, coins are not accepted.

Food & Drinks

You can buy your food and drinks with tokens. It is not allowed to bring your own beverages.


Earplugs are available at the registers.


For the events of STRAF_WERK, you have to be 18 years old or older. Bring a valid passport or ID, otherwise access to the event will be denied. A copy of these documents is not a valid ID.



In case of losing or finding something, please walk to the locker desk. If your personal belongings are not there, don’t panic. All lost & found items will be posted on Tuesday October 23rd at


STRAF_WERK has a zero drug tolerance policy.


Use #swade18 / #strafwerk and tag @straf_werk, we love seeing your photos and videos.


ADE is a week when Amsterdam is filled with amazing music and worlds’ best DJ’s. Besides having a great time, keeping yourself safe is as important. Celebrate Safe makes people aware of safe alcohol use, drug use and hearing protection.

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