Practical information

Practical information

The third edition of C2C: Country to Country in The Netherlands takes place on March 2 & 3, 2024 at the RTM Stage (Rotterdam Ahoy).

Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster. Please note: this is the only safe way to purchase tickets. There are various websites (e.g. TopTicketshop and ViaGogo) that offer tickets at high prices, but do not guarantee access to the festival. Don't buy tickets on Facebook / Marktplaats / Ticketswap.

Doors open: 3:30 PM
Start: 4:15 PM
End time: 10:45 PM

Click here for the full schedule.

Upon arrival, you will receive a weekend wristband. This wristband, along with your ticket, grants access to C2C: Country to Country on Sunday. Please note: without the wristband, you will not have access on Sunday. Keep this wristband on for the entire weekend.

During C2C, the RTM Stage is divided into two areas. The mainstage and spotlight stage are located in the RTM Stage. There is a floor area and a grandstand (only accessible with grandstand tickets). The second stage is located in the foyer, with standing room only. However, there are also various dining areas in the foyer where you can sit.

Signing sessions take place next to the merchandise stand. The schedule can be found on the board at the signing table and will be communicated via social media.

Lockers are available for coats and other personal belongings for a fee. You can easily take a locker into use upon arrival. QR codes and instructions are available on-site. There is no cloakroom.

It is not allowed to bring large bags inside. Small bags with a maximum size of A4 and approximately 10 cm thick are allowed and may be brought inside.

The following items are also not allowed:

- Own food & drinks

- Professional video, photo, or other recording equipment

For a complete list, please check the house rules of Rotterdam Ahoy.

Check the best way to get to Ahoy and plan your journey at Rotterdam Ahoy is easily accessible by public transport (the metro and bus station Zuidplein is a 5-minute walk away), but (shared) bikes or (shared) scooters are also an option.

Are you coming by car? Parking is available at the adjacent parking lot for €19.00 per car per day. Expect crowds as there are multiple events taking place on Saturday, March 2. If you want to be assured of a parking space on the parking lot during your visit, reserve your parking space with parking guarantee in advance for €19.00. After payment, print this parking ticket or show it digitally to the parking attendants. Even if the signs indicate that the lot is FULL, you will still have access at all times. The barrier opens automatically upon exit through license plate recognition. Buy your parking ticket here.

Is the parking lot FULL? Then use alternative parking locations. For example, you can also park at the Q-Park parking garages. You can also park for free at P+R Slinge if you continue your journey from there with an OV-Chipkaart. Keep in mind that these and other P+R locations may be busy.

During C2C, both festival merchandise and merchandise from artists are available. Payments can be made with debit and credit cards.

You can find information about your visit, the venue etc. on the website of Rotterdam Ahoy. Click here.

Are you there? Then sign up for the Facebook event [click here], so that you are always informed of the latest updates. Don't forget to tag us in your photos and videos (@c2cfestivalnl or #c2cfestivalnl).

Fill out the contact form if you have any other question. Click here for the contact form.