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Once a year Surfana Festival takes place in the Dutch national park of the Kennemerduinen. Surf minded people from all around the world come together to feel a unique blend of music, clinics, food, arts and love. An ultimate experience in which you deeply connect with nature and each other. Something, we think, softly touches the essence of our existence.

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In order to spend a night at the festival you will require a WEEKEND TICKET. Multiple day tickets or Passe partout do not grant access to the sleeping area.


Checking in at the Festival

The check-in will be at the reception of Camping de Lakens. This is the first building you’ll come across when entering the camping. Here you will receive a wristband after your tickets have been scanned. With this wristband you will be able to get access to the festival and if you have a weekend ticket including sleeping also to the campsite.

Opening Hours - Festival & Campsite

Campsite (Check-In):
Arriving and checking in at the campsite is possible between the following hours:
Thursday June 7th – 16:00 – 22:00
Friday June 8th – 09:00 – 22:00
Saturday June 9th – 09:00 – 22:00
Sunday June 10th – 09:00 – 21:00

Festival Grounds:

Friday June 8th – 09:00 – 00:00
Saturday June 9th – 09:00 – 00:00
Sunday June 10th – 09:00 – 00:00

Monday June 11th – the campsite will close at 10:00.
Make sure you’re packed up and heading home before that time!
This means that for the weekenders, you are allowed to sleep over from Sunday-Monday as well! Better tell your boss you’ll be late on Monday! 🙂

Parking / Camper Vans / Shuttle

A limited amount of camper van and parking tickets for regular vehicles will be released. This will allow you to park your vehicle on the festival camping grounds making life that much easier! There is also a shuttle lifting to the festival and back from the parking at Ice Rink Haarlem.

Parking Tickets €30-

Parking tickets for regular vehicles are available from the 28th of April @ 12:00. These are not to be confused with camper van tickets. Parking tickets = Regular vehicle | Camper van ticket = Camper van.

If you’re young, fit, healthy with no kids; coming to the festival alone or with limited baggage. Please consider that there are single parents with one or multiple children who would benefit from this more so than you.

To park your car at the festival you need a PARKING TICKET. This means you can bring your car into the festival camping area and park it next to your camp!

Camper Van Tickets €35-

Provides you with a camper van sticker that gives you the right to park your camper van on the campsite. Each person staying in a camper van needs to have a Full Weekend Ticket. There is a maximum of 4 people that can stay in one camper van. No trailers allowed.

Shuttle bus from Ice Rink Haarlem €9.50

Do you rather take the shuttle? Sick! The bus picks you up from Ice Rink Haarlem and drops you off right in front of the festival. Tickets only cost €9,50 one way! Check it HERE.


Thursday: 16:00 – 21:00
Friday: 16:00 – 21:00
Sunday: 17:00 – 22:00

Carpool Legends!

If you come to the shuttle pick up with a car full of 4 legends (people), you get rewarded with a 1 hour rental card for the wet suit and board hire for each person in the car. You can use this after the festival at Surfana Zandvoort whenever you like!

Get Camper Van & Regular Parking Tickets HERE

Are The Clinics Included In the Price?

Some of the clinics and vibes are free, however most of them will cost you a little fee.

Can I rent a surfboard and/or wetsuit at the festival?

Yes, apart from the surf clinics where a surfboard is included, Surfana Zandvoort will supply some surfboards (limited amount) for you at the festival, which you can rent for 2 coins per hour.

A few wet suits are also available (for kids too), rent-able for 2 coins per hour. Best to bring your own if you have one!

Drugs Policy?

Surfana Festival is mainly about enjoying life in a natural and aware state. If you disagree with this vision, we kindly ask you to seek the party elsewhere.

Getting to the festival by public transport

We strongly advise everyone to get to Surfana Festival by public transport as parking spaces are expensive and besides; getting to the festival by public transport is easy & green!

To the festival

Take the train to either Haarlem CS or Zandvoort aan Zee and from there hop on the bus 81 for a short ride to the bus stop: “De Lakens”.

Back home from the festival

Take bus 81 back to the station of your choice. There are no night busses. Last bus towards Haarlem runs on week days at 00.00 and in the weekend at 00.30.

Missed the bus? Take an Uber or taxi.
To make things even easier, use the following OV9292 app.

Check or take and Uber to the festival.
Another option is

Is there access to clean tap water?

Yes, you can drink the tap water provided at the sanitary buildings from the camping.

Can I bring my own food/beverages

If you have a weekend + sleeping ticket and you will be staying at the campsite, you are allowed to bring your own food/drinks to consume at your tent or camper van.

Cooking at your tent is only allowed on small camping gas pits.
No open fire and no barbecues allowed!

On the festival grounds itself, we’ll treat you with great food and plenty of drinks to choose from. Please don’t bring your own food into the festival grounds.

Can I charge my phone somewhere?

We don’t have any dedicated charging points at the festival grounds, however there are some power points on the campsite for a quick power-nap for your phone.


Please see our Accommodation page HERE

Should you have any questions regarding accommodation or camping, please direct them to

Can I walk in the dunes?

It is not allowed to enter the dunes by climbing/passing any of the fences. The dunes are fragile and part of a protected nature reserve, so please stay on the paths and respect this rule. If you want some privacy for a ‘nightly walk’ we can advise the beach!

Can I bring my dog or any other pets?

No, the camping has a strict policy which doesn’t allow dogs or other pets.

After hours

A nightly noise curfew will be in place on the campsite after 22:00. Take note: you will be on a family campsite, so please respect your fellow campers and keep noise to a minimum at night. If you still feel like singing and chatting, we advise you to go to the beach.

Can I take pictures of the festival?

Yes, you are allowed to take your own camera and/video camera to take some snapshots. Websites/businesses who want to take professional pictures for commercial use have to ask permission before the festival starts.

Is there first aid available?

Yes, on the festival ground we have first aid.


Important ticket information!

We changed the ticket set-up compared to last years edition, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

*In order to spend a night at the festival at any point over the festival weekend you will require a Full Weekend Ticket.*

Weekend tickets

*Full Weekend + sleeping ticket (€115,-)
– Gives 1 person access to all days and nights of the festival + access to the campsite. This ticket excludes campervan or other fancy accommodation option.

*Full Weekend + sleeping ticket Kids (€30,-)
– Gives 1 child 3 – 13 years old access to all days and nights of the festival + access to the campsite.

Campervan ticket (€35,-)
– Provides you with a campervan sticker that gives you the right to park your campervan on the campsite. Each person staying in a campervan needs to have a Full Weekend Ticket. There is a maximum of 4 people that can stay in one campervan. No trailers allowed.

Passe partout (€85,-)
– Access to all days of the festival – without campsite/sleeping access. So basically daytickets for the whole weekend, with a discount. With a Passe partout you are only allowed to the festival terrain during opening hours.

*This year you don’t have to buy a tent ticket. Full Weekend tickets allow for access to camping and setting up of your own camp.


Friday ticket (€25,-)
– Access to the festival on Friday 8th of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.
Saturday ticket (€45,-)
– Access to the festival on Saturday 9th of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.
Sunday ticket (€25,-)
– Access to the festival on Sunday 10th of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.

Each ticket comes with a €1.50 euro service charge. All tickets are tax inclusive.

We remain the right to refuse people that misbehave or don’t respect campsite or festival policies.

View our Terms & Conditions HERE

What is Surfana festival?

Surfana is a surf and goodlife collective founded in the summer of 2007. It started as a surfschool in Zandvoort but soon a second surfschool in Vlieland, a camp in Bloemendaal and an intimite surftrip company joined the collective.

It is our philosophy to live happily, to enjoy life to the utmost – and to share our lifestyle with others. Our success is simply based on a combination of surf and sport activities on the one hand, and a healthy lifestyle around nature on the other. Located near the beach and the beautiful dunes of the National Park Zuid-Kennemerland, here people will be able to enjoy a simple lifestyle among other people who share that same vibe!

In 2013 we decided to create an event that reflects the whole Surfana ideology. Surfana Festival was born. Here we’ve brought together al our love and passion into a one-weekend experience of pure goodlife.. It is a festival to celebrate our lifestyle but also to inspire more people to choose a life based on happiness instead of work.

Minimum age?

The minimum age to gain access to the festival is 18 years.
Teenagers and kids under 18 are welcome if accompanied by an adult rightful parent or guardian. Friends/siblings above 18 do not count in this case and we will be checking ID’s at the check in/entrance.
So be aware: people under 18 that would like to come to the festival with friends that are above 18 will be refused.

About Surfana

Surfana is a surf and goodlife collective founded in the summer of 2007. The motivation of the collective is based on a desire to live a life based on love, passion and freedom. This goodlife ideology soon took flight which resulted in more members & several surf schools, camps and surf trips around the world. In 2013 it was time to celebrate and the first official Surfana Festival edition became a fact! More info about Surfana at

Can I bring my kids?

Sure! You can bring your little ones up to 3 years old for free. Kids up to 13 years old that stay the weekend need a kids weekend ticket (€30,-). Kids up to 13 that don’t overnight can join the festival for free (with a max of 2 per parent/guardian).

How do I stay up to date?

Like Surfana, join the the 2018 event on Facebook.

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From who do I buy my ticket? (legal)

You buy your ticket from : Surfana Foundation – we’re incorporated at the chamber of commerce in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) by the number 70636737.

Please send invoices digitally to

Our office (bezoek adres):
Raadhuisplein 6A
2042 LR Zandvoort

Our postal adress:
Postbus 1000
t.a.v. Box A34
2260BA Leidschendam

Check our terms and conditions here

Ticketing Support

For all questions regarding the ticketing or payment system, please contact Stager support or check up on their FAQs.

Any questions regarding a ticket refund or general information regarding tickets; please contact the Surfana Team via the contact form HERE.


We’ve recently added additional payment methods for German and Belgian cards. The payment methods Sofort (DE) and Bancontact (BE) have been activated. 

I want to write about the festival (press)

Awesome! You can find our press kit HERE. The password is Choosethegoodlife. If you have more questions please contact Let us also know when you published it. We love that. Thanks!

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