Brand New Frontier Festival

A New Era of Music and Culture in Haarlem

Frontier Festival

Haarlem is poised to experience a new cultural pinnacle with the launch of the Frontier Festival on September 7, 2024. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Veerplas, this debut event promises an unmatched blend of music, art, and entertainment. It's the fruition of a unique collaboration between Recreatieschap Spaarnwoude, the municipality of Haarlem, and various cultural pioneers. The Frontier Festival is more than just an event; it's a movement aimed at uniting communities, celebrating diversity, and creating unforgettable moments.

Background of the Frontier Festival

Origin of the Festival:
The Frontier Festival was conceived by Frontier Events BV in partnership with Lola Events and Nooduitgang, emerging as the winning concept in a competition for a new festival in Haarlem. Founders including Ibo Orgut and Killian Popken saw an opportunity to bring something unique to Haarlem: a festival that pushes the boundaries of music and culture, ushering in a new era for the city.

Vision and Mission:
The festival's mission is to create a platform where freedom of expression, creativity, and community spirit are central. "We want attendees to experience new things, be themselves, and meet like-minded individuals in an environment that inspires and energizes," says Orgut.

Program Overview

A Mix of Music and Art:
The festival grounds will become a living canvas showcasing a wide array of musical genres and art forms. From emerging local talents to established names, the musical lineup promises an eclectic mix that will appeal to all attendees.

Musical Highlights:
The LIVE stage will feature Dutch bands and singers/songwriters, while the Magnetfestival stage presents a varied selection of electronic music. It's a place where fans of live music and electronic beats alike will find their groove.

Cultural Activities:
Besides music, attendees can be surprised by interactive art installations and performances in The Theater. The Frontier Festival invites everyone to engage in creative projects, making each festival experience unique and personal.

Festival Phases: Slow Down, Energize, Pleasure Up:
The day is divided into three phases, each designed to engage attendees in different ways. From the calming activities during Slow Down to the energetic vibes of Energize, culminating in the explosive finale of Pleasure Up.

Unique Experiences and Activities

Interactive Art and Creative Projects:
The Frontier Festival encourages active participation. Attendees can leave their creative mark on the festival by engaging in art projects and interactive installations.

Food Trucks and Gastronomy:
A diverse offering of local and international cuisines will be available through food trucks scattered across the site. From street food to gastronomic experiences, there's something for everyone.

Practical Information

Tickets and Accessibility:
Tickets for the Frontier Festival are available from February 29th on the official website. Be quick to not miss out on this unique event.

Accessibility and Location:
The Veerplas in Haarlem is easily accessible by public transport, bicycle, and car. Ample parking is available in the vicinity.


Don't miss this opportunity to be part of this event in Haarlem. Purchase your tickets, invite your friends, and prepare for an unforgettable experience.

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