Ticketing

Are tickets expected to sell out?

Tickets will likely sell out, so get yours early! Limited quantities are available at each pricing tier.

What payment methods can be used to purchase tickets?

Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Ideal, Sofort, Giropay.

What happens if I stop making my ticket installment payments?

Should you fail to make a ticket installment payment, you will be notified via email and then we'll try another time to take your payment. If you fail to make two consecutive installment payments, you will lose your ticket and any payments that have been made to the total amount of the ticket value

What is the maximum number of tickets that I can purchase in one transaction?

Eight tickets is the maximum per customer in one transaction.

What is included in my festival ticket?

General admission tickets include three-day access to the main festival area. VIP tickets include access to the main area, a dedicated VIP area with a private bar and fast-track entry into the festival site. Note: Drinks and private tables are not included in the ticket price. Bill and venues subject to change.

Can I upgrade my General Advance ticket to VIP?

No, unfortunately ticket upgrades are not available. Please consider this when making your booking.

I've purchased the wrong ticket type, what should I do?

Please contact Festicket customer services who can assist you: https://support.festicket.com/

Where is my ticket(s)?

Once you have purchased your ticket(s) on the Festicket site, you will be sent a confirmation email to confirm your booking. If you can not see your order confirmation in your regular inbox, try your junk or updates folders. E-tickets will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the event

How can I change my address?

Please contact Festicket customer services who can assist you: https://support.festicket.com/

How can I change my booking email?

Please contact Festicket customer services who can assist you: https://support.festicket.com/

What if I want to gift my ticket to a friend?

If the name on your ticket does not match your ID, you will need to bring the following in order to exchange for your festival wristband:

1 – A signed cover letter from the card holder
2 – A clear scan showing the last 4 digits of the long card number on the card used
3 – A clear scan of passport or driving license of the card holder

I have a ticket query that has not been resolved from the above FAQs, who should I contact?
Please contact Festicket customer services who can assist you: https://support.festicket.com/

Festival

What age do I have to be to attend?

Electric Daisy Carnival is an 18+ only event and you will need ID to prove your age to guarantee entry. To purchase alcoholic beverages at the festival you must be over 18.

What are the festival dates?

Friday 18th June, Saturday 19th June and Sunday 20th June.

Where is the festival?

The festival will take place on Praia da Rocha beach in Portimão, The Algarve, Portugal. Praia da Rocha is one of the most popular beaches in The Algarve and is about an hour’s drive away from Faro International Airport.

What do I need to bring to guarantee entry?

Please bring your ticket, the card you purchased the ticket with and valid photo identification.

What constitutes a valid photo ID?

Photographic forms of identification such as a passport or driving license are acceptable.

What time does the event start & end each day?

The festival will open in the afternoon of each day and close in the early hours of the following morning.

What time is last entry to the festival?

Last entry for the main site is 9pm.

Will set times get posted in advance?

Yes, set times will be published in advance of the event.

Can I see a festival map ahead of time?

Yes, a festival map will be published in advance of the event.

What is the camera policy?

No professional cameras are allowed into the festival site.

Travel

Which airport should I fly to?

Faro International Airport. There are plenty of continental and international flights to the airport.

How to I get from Faro Airport to Portimão?

Taxis from the airport cost around €55 and there are also bus and coach options.

How do I get to the festival site?

There are a number of methods to getting to Praia da Rocha beach including by foot, taxi or public transport.

Accommodation

As the Algarve is such a sought after tourist destination, there is a huge selection of quality hotels, villas and apartments to choose from. We recommend staying in Portimão to be close to the festival.

Can you camp at Electric Daisy Carnival?

EDC is a non-camping festival.

How should I resolve an issue with my hotel?

Please speak with your hotel provider directly.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in and check-out times for hotels, villas and apartments vary. Find your accommodation directly.

How can I safely store belongings?

Most hotels come with safety deposit boxes in the rooms, but some require a nominal fee for their use. Check with your accommodation when booking for information.

Local Information

How hot is it in Portimao?

The average temperature in July is 25 degrees in Portimao, with 10 hours of sunshine.

Where are the best areas to stay?

Portimao has plenty of accommodation options. You can find the perfect place for you with our travel partner Travel Republic.

Where is the festival site?

The festival site is located on Portimao’s main beach, Praia da Rocha.

Are there cash machines on-site?

There are cash machines across Portimao where you can withdraw Euros.

What currency do I need to bring?

The official currency used is the Euro, which can be bought easily at the bank, the post office or at the airport.

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