Rules & FAQ

Opening and closing times

1. Camping opens at 18.00 Thursday evening.
2. Camping closes at 12.00 Sunday morning.
3. Festival doors on Friday: 15.00, First band: 16.00
4. Festival doors on Saturday: 11.00, First band: 12.00

GPS Location

B-2450 Meerhout

Follow the signs to the parking.


A team of the Flemish Cross (Vlaamse Kruis) is permanently on standby. You can recognize the Vlaamse Kruis by their yellow flag with a black cross.

Lost objects

During the festival: Please check first at the Lost & Found booth next to the Info-Desk at the festival area. If it's not there, you can check at Police Reception Point.
Lost objects will be confiscated by the Meerhout police after the festival. To retrieve them contact the police directly on phone number 32(0)14/564.700 or email Politiezone Geel, Laakdal, Meerhout

Festival guide

There won't be a festival guide anymore. We're trying to use less paper.

Dangerous objects

Animals, alcohol, cans, glass/plastic/pet-bottles, sticks, sharp objects, weapons and any other object that might be considered dangerous by the organisers are not allowed at the festival site.


Beer, alcoholic drinks and other refreshments are available at the festival site. It is not allowed to bring your own drinks into the festival area. It is allowed to bring alcohol (16+) or other drinks for personal consumption to the campsite.


The festival is organized on privately-owned grounds. Open fires are prohibited.


Film, video and professional photo cameras, as well as any recording material are prohibited.


There are toilets available at the site. They will be cleaned at regular intervals. Toilet paper is available. Urinating outside the toilets is strictly forbidden.

Illegal Drugs

The dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by GROEZROCK. It is illegal to take, to buy or to sell drugs.

Drug enforcement laws are as applicable on site as anywhere else in the country. If you deal in drugs it is likely that you will be arrested by the Police.

Experimenting with drugs can lead to adverse reactions. Drugs can kill. The crowd and the sheer size of the Festival can be very frightening and disorientating and taking drugs could spoil your enjoyment of the event.

If you do take drugs and you become ill, depressed or frightened please ask a steward/security to direct you to the Medical tent where they can help and support you.

Promoting your event

We know how important it is to promote your event. In case you want to promote your event during the GROEZROCK festival: It's ok to spread your flyers inside the venue. It's not allowed to attach posters inside the venue. All posters inside the venue will be removed and fined 400 euros.

POSTER campaign+ Banners etc : We work with AGRAFA. Feel free to contact Wim at

Options are:

  • 3,4 m x 1,75 m (150 euro/banner)
  • Poster campaign, 50 copies (250 euro/campaign) -> A1, B1, A2

Everyone needs a ticket

GROEZROCK is a festival for young and older music lovers. Unfortunately we have no facilities for the very young. GROEZROCK will advise you not to bring small children to the festival. Should you decide to bring young children after all, please bear in mind that everyone needs a ticket from the age of 13. According to the Belgian law a child under the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult.