What is the minimum age for MAYDAY?
In general, no entrance for visitors under 16.
Will there be a box office?
Yes, the box office will be open from approx. 05.30pm.
Ticket price: EUR 69,-
There will be enough tickets available.
Which means of transport am I allowed to use before and after MAYDAY?
With your admission ticket you can use all buses, trams and trains (DB: RE, RB and S-Bahn, each 2nd class) in the VRR Rhine-Ruhr fare zone free of charge. Valid from 30.04. to 01.05.2023, 12 noon. Further information at www.vrr.de and www.bus-und-bahn.de. An overview of the VRR area is available here.
I want to leave and re-enter the festival site during the event. Is it possible to purchase a festival wristband?
Yes, you have the option to get a festival wristband on site for a price of EUR 5,-. This entitles you to repeated entry to the venue.
Are there cash machines?
Yes, cash machines are available in the corridor around the Arena.
At the box office and merch stands payment by debit card is possible, too.
Will there be a wardrobe or lockers available?
Yes, there are sufficient checkrooms in the Westfalenhallen. In the Plaza (passage hall between Arena and Factory) there are lockers for rent.
How does the food & beverage system work?
There will be numerous stands for food and drinks at the venue.
It is not allowed to bring your own food or drinks with you.
At all drink and food stands, you can pay with festival tokens only. You can buy those at the token counters on site with cash or card.
How does the token re-exchange work?
Attention: Have your ticket ready! The barcode on the back of your MAYDAY ticket entitles you to re-exchange your remaining tokens. This barcode will be scanned at the re-exchange counter nearby the box office (behind the exit). You can exchange up to 10 tokens as usual.
Can I bring my own camera?
Yes, it is allowed to bring your camera to the event. Taking pictures or videos for personal/private use is permitted. It is forbidden to use sound, picture or video recordings or shoots for commercial use, unless the event organizer explicitly allowed it in advance by writing.
The visitors may eventually be photographed or be on camera during the event. Pictures and recordings may be published.
Can I visit MAYDAY with a wheelchair?
Yes, the entrance and toilets on site are handicapped accessible.
All floors are accessible. Please consider that the gallery of the Westfalenhalle (Arena) is only accessible by stairs.
Is there a Newsletter / Flyerservice?
Yes, add yourself here and get the latest information about MAYDAY.
Any other questions?
Hotline: +49 (0) 261 - 921 584 95 or by contact form:
Warning: Forged tickets unfortunately keep appearing which are difficult to tell apart from genuine tickets. We therefore strongly advise you not to buy tickets from online houses or private sellers. Hardtickets and all system tickets (Myticket, Eventim, etc.) will be closely checked at the venue. Anyone with a forged ticket will not be allowed entry. Please buy your tickets only at mayday.de, the official advance sales or the box office.
You can view the house rules here.