Pukkelpop: Mind-blowing sounds in an exquisite atmosphere Searching for the next big music festival that covers a world of genres instead of just one? If you’re nodding your head, Pukkelpop is the event you need to attend! This one of a kind celebration is Belgium’s second largest music festival that first took place in 1985, […]Pukkelpop 2019 Kempische Steenweg, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium Hasselt Belgium
Searching for the next big music festival that covers a world of genres instead of just one? If you’re nodding your head, Pukkelpop is the event you need to attend!
This one of a kind celebration is Belgium’s second largest music festival that first took place in 1985, as a one-day affair. Over the years, it has grown into a three-day event, attracting more music lovers across the globe. This massive multi-genre music event is known for offering a line-up of the most creative and wide-ranging music artists in Europe.
A totally immersive experience, Pukkelpop is like a trip of its own with various games, multiple performance stages, countless eateries, activities, shops, and much more spread throughout its extensive festival grounds.
Held every year, Pukkelpop has cemented itself as the fiesta of choice for those wishing to experience the newest music and fashion trends. So, if you want a temporary break from your routine life, let Pukkelpop help you unwind and enjoy these three days of your life to the fullest.
Let the music relax your muscles, refresh your mind and energize your soul. Make new friends, dance to your favourite music, make happy memories and go back home completely revitalized. You may ask the love of your life or your besties to tag along to experience this rollercoaster ride with you and make this short break even more memorable.
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The festival takes place in a huge field and forested area, 7 km north of Hasselt, 3500, Belgium.
The nearest airport to the event site is Brussels Airport (BRU). Upon arriving at the airport, take the train to Hasselt. It takes around 1 hour to reach Hasselt from Brussels. Upon reaching Hasselt, take the 22, 23, 13, 35, 52, 48, 283 or 18a bus to Kiewit Kerk. It takes around 17 minutes to reach Kiewit Kerk from Hasselt. Once you have reached the Kiewit Kerk bus stop, follow the signs to the festival site from there.
If you are a European citizen, you can easily get the train for Hasselt railway station as the station is accessible from the majority of the European cities. However, it will be required at least one transfer. Upon reaching the Hasselt station, take any of the bus mentioned above to reach Kiewit Kerk and the follow the signs to the festival site.
Hasselt has a variety of options to stay in the city with all the comfort you deserve. The Century, Holiday Inn Express, Radisson Blu Hotel and Parkhotel are some of the popular preferences you can opt for.
Check out the map below for the best places to stay in Hasselt close to Pukkelpop.
Hasselt is a small town and the capital of Belgian province Limburg. The town allows the visitors to view the beautiful sights of some of the oldest yet stunning architectures and roam around freely as Hasselt is mostly car-free. There are many pubs, cafes, scenic gardens and shopping centres that will fit any mood and cater any taste.
There are a few museums and themes park that are worth visiting:
This museum is all about the genever industry history; which is Belgium’s most popular alcoholic beverage. Free shots of the “genever of the week” are also given at the museum café.
This museum is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe. It contains real estate, immaterial and moving cultural heritage, as well as living heritage. The locality also has a children’s playground and botanical garden making it a place welcoming to all.
If you are a person who loves thrill and adventure, visit Plopsa Indoor, Hasselt. It is an ideal activity for families.
Pukkelpop 2019 is on August 15 – 18, 2019. See you there!
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