FESTIVAL ABC

ATM

There is a possibility to withdraw money from an ATM machine, that will be placed on the festival area, near the festival Info point.

Together with the bank, that will be providing the ATM machine, we will do our best to work closely together in order to ensure, the ATM will always have enough cash to supply it to our visitors.

 

BOX OFFICE

The box office (Main festival entrance), located near shop Hofer, is open from :

Wednesday, 19.7.2017 from 08:00 - Tuesday, 25.7.2017 00:00 (midnight).

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From Wednesday, 26.7.2017 - Friday, 28.7.2017, from 10:00 - 22:00.

 

CAMPING

•Camp opens on Wednesday, 19.7.2017 from 08:00

•Camp closes on Saturday, 29.7.2017 at 12:00 (noon)

Camping is available to festival guests free of charge from Sunday, 23.7.2017 but is a subject to possession of a valid festival-ticket

Camping & parking areas are divided in 2 different sections:

1. parking & camping areas

2. camping only

At the festival camping we are having “silent hours” from 03.00 - 09.00, when the campsite area has to be quiet and without any music. Please keep your voices down and mind your friends and neighbours, who are trying to get some rest. Obeying this very strict rule of “silent hours” as written above is mandatory; so we have to remind you that anyone who will try to disobey this very strict rule, will be removed from a festival area with revoked access, without any further explanation.

Camping is at one's own risk, festival promotors accepts no responsibility in any case! 

  • CAMPING WITH 3-DAY and 1-DAY-TICKETS

Included in the ticket price, but possible only until the next morning after the validity of the ticket until 11:00. Camping area has to be cleared until 11:00!

 

  • GROUP CAMPING

 

We are offering you the advanced group camping booking for minimum 20 persons per group. Contact : domen@metaldays.net

Please note, we will keep your group camp ground reserved only until Sunday, 23.7.2017, 20:00. After that time it will be open to all guests.

 

CHILDREN
For children under the age of 12, the entrance is free. Please note, that children can only enter the festival grounds if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian - with a valid MetalDays ticket. Children of all age are very welcome at our festival, but be a responsible parent or legal guardian and make sure your children wear sound protection at all times when being near or in front of any stages or in areas where music is loud! Please also keep in mind, that earplugs that are used on the festival area a lot by adults are not an efficient and sufficient sound protection for those little fragile ears. The only sound protection that should be used are the real sound protectors (headphones). Wearing sound protection as written above is mandatory; so we have to remind you that anyone who will try to disobey this very strict rule, will be removed from a festival area with revoked access, without any further explanation. 

 

CUP DEPOSIT, GARBAGE DEPOSIT & METALDAYS PAYCARD/PAYMENTS


CUP DEPOSIT

Every cup (glass or bottle) is a subject to deposit upon which your MetalDays PayCard will be charged 1€. Every time you order the "first" drink, your MetalDays PayCard will be charged with 1€ deposit.

For every next drink your MetalDays PayCard will not be charged another deposit but you have to have your “old” cup with you and you need to give it to the bar personnel. They will simply give you new a one with every next drink.  

To get your cup deposit back, you need to bring your MetalDays PayCard and empty cup to the cup deposit point.

Amount of empty cups/containers has to match with amount of deposits that your MetalDays PayCard has been charged with.

 

GARBAGE & GARBAGE BINS

Please, really try to keep the festival area and the surroundings clean! Use the garbage bins that will be placed throughout the festival area and take note of the marked recycle bins also.

 

GARBAGE DEPOSIT

In order to be granted with MetalDays wristbandit is mandatory to pay the Garbage Deposit, unless you are not staying in MetalDays camp. As it’s name says, it is a deposit, which means that you get the money back once you return full garbage bags to the garbage point. More information about garbage deposit system here.

If you stay in a hotel or apartment, please take a proof of your accommodation with you to the wristband office. If you stay in a hotel or apartment and you do not have proof of accommodation with you, you will need to pay garbage deposit. …But don’t worry, you have a whole week time to verify that you are not staying at the festival camp. With the verification, you’ll get your money back and you won’t need to return full garbage bags.

 

METALDAYS PAYCARD/PAYMENTS

As many of our regular visitors are already aware, MetalDays festival is running on cashless payment system - MetalDays PayCard. Please click here for MetalDays PayCard Terms & Conditions!

 

METALDAYS PAYCARD DEPOSIT

Upon arrival you will be charged 5€ for Metaldays PayCard deposit, that you will get back once you return your Metaldays PayCard undamaged to the one of Metaldays PayCard points.

 

HOW GARBAGE DEPOSIT & PAYCARD DEPOSIT WORK

…explained in 6 easy steps:

Step 1. Upon arrival you will receive your Metaldays PayCard. It is mandatory!

Step 2. Load your Metaldays PayCard with 20€ only.

Step 3. Our personnel is going to deduct 15€ from your Metaldays PayCard for garbage deposit (10€) and Metaldays PayCard deposit (5€).

Step 4. Return your full garbage bags to the one of the garbage points during the festival time. For garbage points working hours please go here.

Step 5. Upon returning of garbage bags to the garbage points your MetalDays PayCard will be loaded with 10€ (garbage deposit). 

Step 6.  Upon returning your undamaged MetalDays PayCard to one of the MetalDays PayCard points, you will get 5€ returned in cash (MetalDays PayCard deposit).

 

GARBAGE POINT WORKING HOURS: 

• Monday, 25 July to Thursday, 28 July: from 12:00 to 22:00

• and from Friday, 29 July 08:00 to Saturday, 30 July 15:00

 

 

EARLY ARRIVAL

Early arrival to the festival area is available from Wednesday, 19.7.2017 from 08.00 to Saturday, 22.7.2017, 23:59 and is a subject to Early arrival fee as follows : 

•from 19.7.2017 : € 30,00

•from 20.7.2017: € 20,00

•from 22.7.2017, 23:59 free for festival guests, with possession of a valid festival ticket!

Please note, that we do not guarantee full production in the time of Early arrival. There will be probably toilets and showers available, maybe even some food points but

  • there will be still production works going on around the festival area
  • there will be less security personnel on site, 
  • there will be no First aid team available on festival area, neither will there be any life guards on the beach or near the river area.

 

Please also note, that those of you, who will arrive to the festival early and buy yourself an Early arrival ticket, can not reserve camping grounds for your friends, who are planning to arrive after Early arrival time! We will remove all tapes or any signs of reserved camping space whatsoever.

 

 

ELECTRICITY
We don't provide electricity. So, if you really need that, you will have to bring your own generator with you. ATTENTION: do this only, if the model you use is not loud as hell. Also, be nice to your neighbours and follow these rules:

1. Don't let it run all day and especially not at night.

2. MIND THE EXHAUST FUMES of your generator, take precautions when setting it up!

3. NEVER let the generator blow exhaust fumes into tents or cars!

4. NEVER leave the generator running unattended! The wind direction may change suddenly! There have been deaths reported referring to people breathing generator exhaust fumes while sleeping on a festival!!!

Please note, that it is forbidden to use a generator from 3.00 to 9.00, when there is Silent time at the Festival camping area!

 

FESTIVAL MAP
Available here, please click for full resolution!

  

FESTIVAL AND ARTIST MERCHANDISE

There will be a limited edition of MetalDays festival shirts and other MetalDays merchandise and artist merchandise available at the official MetalDays merchandise stand. Important note : payment method is cash only!

 

FIRST AID

The First Aid Point is open 24 hours a day throughout the festival, from Sunday, 23.7.2017, 08:00 - 29.7.2017, 12:00 (noon).

 

FOOD & DRINKS

You will be provided with variety of food and drinks of good quality at a big number of stands, adequate in quantity and pricing. Furthermore we provide you with wide variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes, there will be also some gluten free food available. Beside that we will have free drinking water which will be provided all over the area. At the camp area, you can use your own bottles for refilling the drinking water. But at the venue area, you are not allowed to take any bottles with you, so you need to buy water at the bars and after that refill it at the water points as often as you want. Please also note, that once you leave the venue and want to enter the venue again, you will not be allowed to bring the bottles in the venue area, so you need to buy the bottle again!

 

 

IMPAIRED PEOPLE - WHEELCHAIR USERS

Wheelchair users or other physically handicapped people who rely on support, can bring 1 escorting person to the festival area for free. They are allowed to use the VIP camping grounds, which enable an easier passage to the festival area. Handicapped accessible restrooms will be available. Please notice, that due to lack of space, MetalDays does not provide platform for handicapped people in front of stage, but we do allow watching the shows from the photo-pit. Please ask our security personnel on site, they will be happy to assist you. Please note that an official medical certificate will be demanded upon your arrival!

 

INFORMATION, LOST & FOUND

Festival Info point, located near the Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister stage offers basic info about the festival, such as information about running order and possible changers, signing session hours and all other festival related news. You can also deposit things that you have found or leave a note if you have lost something. At the festival Info point there is also one representative of our Security crew, that will be happy to answer all your questions, complaints or ideas about security at the festival area. Even if you just feel you need to say thank you or some good words about them - feel free to stop buy. They will be happy to help or listen. 

 Opening times: 

 • Friday, 21 July 2017: from 14:00 to 00:00

 • Saturday, 22 July 2017 to Friday 28 July 2017: from 08:00 to 00:00

 • Saturday, 29 July 2017: from 8:00 to 15:00

 

 

LUGGAGE TRANSFER

From Sunday, 23th of July, 8 am to Monday, 24th of July, 4pmwe will organise luggage transfer from Main festival entrance (near shop Hofer) to :

Drop off point 1 : middle of sector C, where group camping begins

Drop off point 2 : Slovenian village.

This service is free of charge.

 

If you want to use this service, you will drop off your luggage at Main festival entrance, where you will receive a sticker with the same number as number attached to your luggage (just like on the airport). With the sticker, you will be able to identify yourself to our personnel at drop off point 1 & 2 and at the same time identify your luggage.

We do need to emphasise however that festival promoter, ArtFest d.o.o., does not take any responsibility for lost, displaced or damaged luggage!

 

MEET THE PROMOTOR

Do you have any ideas, complaints or just thoughts, that you would like to share with MetalDays festival's promotor, Boban Milunovic? You will get a chance every day from Monday to Friday at Signing'S session point from 12:00 (noon) - 12:30. to meet him. You are welcome to stop buy and share your constructive ideas with us or even just to say hello. We will do our best to keep them in mind for next year's festival edition.

 

METAL MARKET

As every year, there will be different sale points with all kinds of “metal related” souvenirs and items available at the Metal Market, located on the road between Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister stage and Boško Bursać stage.

 

  

PARKING

Upon arrival with car, please follow signs for "MetalDays" parking, that are placed already on the main road towards the festival area. Parking and camping at the festival area is permitted only on designated places, so please follow the instructions of the parking security personnel. The parking fee is 30 EUR for the complete festival, 20 EUR for 3-day visitors and 10€ for 1day visitors. All prices are for 1 vehicle, regardless of the number of passengers. Parking fee can be purchased/payed at the festival entrance only. Please note that the parking sticker should be placed onto the INNER LEFT SIDE of your vehicle's windshield, where it is easily visible!

  

PETS

Dogs and other animals are NOT permitted to the festival area! Anyone who will try to disobey this very strict rule, will be removed from a festival area with revoked access, without any further explanation.

Please behave responsibly towards your animal companion and leave them at home (or in any other dog hotel or care, that will provide them the care they need).

 

PHOTOGRAPHING

Photographing is allowed for your personal use only. Surely, you do understand that due to contractual obligations, use of professional photo equipment such as flashes, video cameras and alike by our visitors, is NOT allowed on the festival area. Possession and use of such equipment without valid photo accreditation is a subject to a fine or revoked access to the festival area. 

 

PROHIBITED OBJECTS

At the festival area it is prohibited to bring: cans, bottles, hard drugs, objects that can be used as projectiles, knifes, and of course any kind of weapons and other objects that can be used as such. Leave those things at home; you won't be able - in any case - to get into the festival area with them! Of course, you are allowed to bring your cutlery to the Camp Site, but not to the Stage Site!

 

 

REPORT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

We believe that our visitors are our friends and we also try to treat you all like that. But sometimes it could happen, that some of our visitors are not behaving as such - and we would like to know that. Therefor we have created a simple form on our webpage, that will be active during the festival time only, where you can report any kind of illegal activities you spot on the festival area. You can find it here.

We would like to make sure all our visitors are safe at all times and feeling welcome as well, so with reporting any kind of illegal activities you spot on the festival area, you are helping us a lot in terms of keeping you and your mates safe.
We would like to thank you for your cooperation in advance.

 

RISK OF PARTICIPATION

Every visitor participates in the festival at his own risk. Besides, every visitor is obliged to take action for the warranty of his own safety. The visitor is also responsible for his property, which he brings along. The promotor, ArtFest d.o.o., is not liable for any lost or damaged property whatsoever! The promotor, ArtFest d.o.o., is also not liable for violations of the Slovenian law, thievery, injuries or damages by third parties that happen in course of the festival.

 

RUNNING ORDER

You can find the schedule of the bands' performances here.

 

 

SAFE DEPOSIT, GSM CHARGING, INFO POINT

Opening times: 

 • Friday, 21 July: 14:00 – midnight

 • Saturday, 22 July – Friday 28 July: 08:00AM – midnight

 • Saturday, 29 July: 08:00 – 15:00

Please be advised, that Safe deposit has limited capacity and it operates in the principle : first comes, first serves. In practice this means that if capacities are full, you can not use the Safe deposit and deposit your things safely. 

The same principle works for GSM Charging point; there is limited amount of charging points/powerbanks, that we can offer for charging. If capacities are full / powerbanks are not available, you can not charge your phone at the time or leave your phone for charging at the station.

We will try to provide enough Safe deposit capacities and GSM charging points for all.

 

SANITARY FACILITIES

Please keep the toilet and shower facilities clean so also other people can use them conveniently after you did! On the camping area toilets and showers will also be available, of course.

 

HOT SHOWERS

Opening times:

 • Friday, 21 July: 08:00 – 24:00

 • Saturday, 22 July: 08:00 – 24:00

 • Sunday, 23 July – Friday, 29 July: 08:00 – 02:00

 • Saturday, 30 July: 08:00 – 15:00

Please be advised, that the shower center has limited capacity and it operates in the principle : first comes, first serves. In practice this means that hot water is available at all times, but if the capacity of the shower center is full, you will have to either stay in line for your turn or use the cold showers.

 

SECURITY

The instructions of the security personnel are NOT to be followed voluntarily but obligatory! Please, avoid senseless annoying actions so everybody will feel comfortable! At the festival Info point there is also one representative of our Security crew, that will be happy to answer all your questions, complaints or ideas about security at the festival area. Even if you just feel you need to say thank you or some good words about them - feel free to stop buy. They will be happy to help or listen. 

 

 

SINGLE GIRLS CAMPING

Are you a single girl, travelling alone and want to meet and hang out with other girls at the festival? On the festival camping area, right next to the Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister stage (beginning of the camp), on the right hand side, next to the first warm showers, there will be an area in the camp, that is near all the important facilities, offers secure access and additional light, so we believe the spot is perfect for those, who maybe feel a little bit insecure in sleeping alone. Don't be shy, join the Single girls camping area, enjoy and have fun!

 

 

SHUTTLE SERVICE

Festival promotor cooperates with 3rd party shuttle service provider, that offers shuttle services from nearby airports and other destinations to the festival area. You can find more details at the travel section of our page.

 

SWIMMING

Swimming and other sports are at everyone's own risk! Festival promotor ensures, that there is a professional life guard available at the main festival beach area.

 

TICKETS

You can buy your tickets and other METALDAYS merchandise in our online shop.

 

VIP, PRESS & ARTIST ENTRANCE

 • Sunday, 23 July – Wednesday, 26 July: 08:00 – 00:00 (midnight)

 • Thursday 27 July – Friday, 28 July: 09:00 – 23:00

 

WATER

Running clean water for drinking is provided all over the festival area free of charge. At the camp area, you can use your own bottles for refilling the drinking water. But at the venue area, you are not allowed to take any bottles with you, so you need to buy water at the bars and after that refill it at the water points as often as you want. Please also note, that once you leave the venue and want to enter the venue again, you will not be allowed to bring the bottles in the venue area, so you need to buy the bottle again! 

 

 

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