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Sunrise Festival will take place from 28 June till 30 June 2019.

Sunfields Camping opens on Friday 28 June at 14:00h and closes on Monday 01 July at 12:00h.

Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping Check-in:
Friday 28 June - 14:00h till 00:00h

Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping Checkout:
Monday 01 July - till 12:00h

Friday 28 June - 19:00h till 01:00h
Saturday 29 June - 12:00h till 01:00h
Sunday 30 June - 12:00h till 00:00h

Sunrise Festival will take place at De Lilse Bergen. The GPS address is: Beersebaan, 2275 Gierle.
Please follow the festival signings once you see them (turn off your GPS at that point).

The minimum age to enter Sunrise Festival and Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping is 16, but access is also granted to those who are turning 16 in 2019. Make sure to bring your ID because your age will be checked at the entrance.

Public Transport
Coming by train?
Are you staying the entire weekend at Sunrise Festival? Travel to the station of Herentals and take the shuttle service to Sunrise Festival. Find out the quickest way to travel to the train station of Herentals from your location on

Shuttle Info
We provide a shuttle service from Herentals to Sunrise Festival on Friday 28 June and back on Monday 01 July. Tickets will cost you 10 EUR and can be bought online and when entering the bus. This also includes the return transfer. 

Shuttle Service: 
Friday 28 June: 12:00h* (depart 12:30h) - 20:00h* (depart 20:30h) - Herentals - Sunrise Festival
Monday 01 July: 08:00h* - 13:00h* - Sunrise Festival - Herentals

* Times are indicative and may change due to traffic

More info?
Check out to plan your trip by using public transport.

Coming by car?
This is the GPS address: Beersebaan, 2275 Gierle. Turn off the GPS as soon as you start seeing festival signs along the road. Follow the signs to the festival parking. From there you can walk easily to the festival area.

The event location features a large parking lot. The parking lots are within walking range of Sunrise Festival. Parking your car will cost you 10 EUR for a day and 15 EUR for a full weekend (online). At the event location you will pay 15 EUR for a day and 20 EUR for a weekend. Please note: if you leave the parking lot and would like to re-enter, you will have to pay again. Don't leave any valuables in your car. Although we have supervisors on our parkings, the organization cannot be held responsible for any damages or theft at the parkings.

Kiss & Ride area with free Shuttle Service
There is a Kiss & Ride parking where you can be dropped off and picked up. Please follow the signs and directions to the Kiss & Ride area, which is located near exit 22 'Beerse' (E34). 

Kiss & Ride is only permitted at the official Kiss & Ride parking; do not drop off or pick up people elsewhere to avoid traffic jams. Police will control on this matter!

Shuttle Service
There will be a free shuttle service from the Kiss & Ride area to Sunrise Festival. From the Kiss & Ride area, the shuttle buses will drop you off near the festival entrance. After the festival, the buses will bring you back to the Kiss & Ride area.

Time Schedule
Friday 28 June - from 12:00h till 02:00h
Saturday 29 June - from 11:00h till 02:00h
Sunday 30 June - from 11:00h till 01:00h
Monday 01 July - from 09:00h till 13:00h

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

There are no ATMs to withdraw cash at the festival site, but you can use your bankcard (Maestro, Mastercard and Visa are accepted) at the token desks. However, we do recommend that you bring enough cash.

All the consumptions 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 at Sunfields Camping costs 10 EUR for the whole weekend. At the festival site (Saturday and Sunday) renting a locker will cost you 6 EUR.

Your Sunrise adventure starts here!

Find your friends, create your personal timetable, pin your tent and make sure you download the official app here.

Only people who have a valid ticket are allowed to enter Sunfields Camping.

  • You will get your camping bracelets at the main entrance of Sunrise Festival. Note: it will only be possible to receive your bracelets if you have a valid ticket and your ID card.
  • Please note that it is not possible for Sunforest Camping visitors to visit the sleeping area of Sunfields Camping (vice versa) on Friday 28 June till 21:00h (other days after 03:00h), so everyone will have the time and space to pitch their tent. Of course you can meet each other at the central square of Sunfields Camping. It is not allowed to enter the other campsite with personal belongings (for example a tent, sleeping equipment, et cetera).
  • The organization of Sunrise Festival has set up a few camping rules to guarantee safety at the Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping site. People who violate these rules will be asked to leave the camping and might also be excluded to the festival.
  • Disposable BBQ's, cookers or gas utilities are allowed at Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping (max. 250 grams). Note: disposable barbeques are available at the campsite. 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 water/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. Alcoholic liquors are not allowed.
  • 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 Sunfields Camping & Sunforest Camping site. Breakfast options are also available.
  • There is also a Sunfields Camping Shop with all kinds of supplies.
  • Toilet units will be available at the campsite and they will be free.

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

  • Info Point - ready to serve and help you during your stay at Sunfields Camping.
  • Toilets - free use and will be cleaned on a regular basis. 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 Sunfields Camping. The shower area will be cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Volleyball Court + Soccer Field - let's play and bring your own soccer or volleyball! Soccer and volleyballs are also available at the Info Point in case you forget to bring yours. This will cost you a deposit of 5 EUR which you will get back when you return them.
  • BBQ Area - a safe and cosy area where you can prepare and enjoy your meal to the fullest!
  • Cell Phone Charging Station - where all cell phones can be charged.
  • Festival Brigade - need some help by setting up your tent? The Festival Brigade is here to help you; at your service!
  • Food Stands + Bar - there will be plenty food stands available and of course a bar.
  • Sunfields 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 - renting a locker at Sunfields Camping will cost you 10 EUR and are located near the Info Point. Sharing is caring so share a locker with your friends.
  • First Aid - do not hesitate to ask them for help when it's needed.

Do you have a question? Please check out our website first, more of the answers can be found online: If you cannot find the answer you're looking for, please send an e-mail to 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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