Festival rules

Welcome to Oerol Festival. You are part of our temporary, open Oerol society on the beautiful island of Terschelling. Take care of your surroundings. Be kind to each other, make connections, admire, and above all, enjoy.

Together, we’ll have a great Oerol Festival!

  • Alcoholic beverages are not served to underage visitors.
  • There is a zero-tolerance policy regarding both soft and hard drugs.
  • Smoking is only allowed in designated areas at festival hub de Deining.
  • You only have access to de Deining with a valid festival wristband.
  • Pets/service dogs are welcome at de Deining unless otherwise indicated by an Oerol crew member.
  • Bringing your own food and drink is not allowed at de Deining, except for your own water bottle.
  • Keep Terschelling clean. We ask you to dispose of your (plastic) waste in the designated containers and to minimise your waste production.
  • Park your bike in the designated parking areas.
  • Wild camping? Unfortunately, not on Terschelling.
  • Taking a photo, video, or audio recording of a performance is only allowed with prior written permission from the respective musician or theatre maker and the Oerol organisation.
  • During the festival, photos and recordings will be made for promotional purposes. By attending the festival, everyone agrees to this. If you do not agree, you have the right to indicate this to the photographer or the service desk.
  • Experiencing disruptive or unwanted behaviour? Please report it to a security crew member.
  • Slow bike or strong wind? Leave on time! The start time of a performance is fixed.
  • Ticketed performances are only accessible with a valid ticket AND valid festival wristband.
  • Remember to silence your phone during performances.
Mensen dansen in het zand op muziek van KD soundsystem op festivalterrein de Betonning tijdens Oerol 2019