- Wacken Open Air 2017 is Sold Out – Waiting list for returns and cancelled orders is online!
- Wacken Open Air 2017
- Wacken Open Air: 28 Years, 28 Lineup Posters
Wacken Open Air 2017 is Sold Out – Waiting list for returns and cancelled orders is online!
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W:O:A is usually held at the beginning of August and lasts four days. The festival was first held in as a small event with about visitors and six local German bands. The festival traditionally ends on the first Sunday in August, and at midnight the following Monday tickets go on sale for the next year. Remarkably, all 75, tickets were sold out within 48 hours for ,   12 hours for ,  and 23 hours for ,  despite the fact that the lineup with the exception of rumors or headliners had not been announced. Including , the festival was sold out fifteen times in a row. Many metal fans travel from half a world away to stand in cow meadows before stages set in the middle of nowhere. The W:O:A audience, bands, and artists informally address each other as "Wacken", which is its own legend and another reason why the festival sells out without billing.
Wacken Open Air is a heavy metal and hard rock festival in Wacken, Germany. The Glastonbury of metal festivals, this is perhaps both the largest and most historic festival of the genre in Europe. Starting as a smalltime, local festival in , Wacken Open Air has grown into a behemoth, with 75, metalheads attending every year to see bands over eight stages. All roads lead to Wacken for any metal act trying to establish themselves, which is embodied in the W:O:A Metal Battle in which bands from over 30 countries compete to participate in the big finale at the festival. Annually transforming the small municipality of Wacken into a metal paradise, W:O:A is a classic outdoor festival complete with massive stages, riotous fans and a huge campground spread over hectares. During the festival, the small town of Wacken submits itself to the heavy metal overlords, with stages, stalls, campground etc. Upon arrival take the S1 train to Hamburg-Altona S 37 minutes.
The maps for W:O:A are ready! The Holy Wacken Land map gives you a detailled overview about the event area, while the Camping Site map is focused on the huge camping area. Good to know: During the festival, our app can show you your position on the maps by using GPS. You can also share your position with your friends! This will help you to find each other and to rock together! Your Survival Guide for your first visit. Skip to main content EN DE.
Happy New Year, Metalheads! In about days we will meet again on the Holy Ground in Wacken.
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Also in every festival visitor will get the famous Full:Metal:Bag at the wristband exchange. The bag is filled with items which make the festival life routine a bit easier. Based on the feedback we got, we will not only give you a set of W:O:A plasters but a whole first aid kit! Whether it be sunburn, blisters or other minor injuries or ouchies you will from now on be well prepared! You can also use the aid kit bag as a protective cover for your smartphone. And in addition: The foldable water bottle will return!
Our beloved Holy Land is still vibrant from days we will never forget - we hope you're feeling the same. Once again, we thank you for your support! You are the reason why W:O:A is a spectacular highlight year after year! There will be over acts from all over the world, all of them looking forward to celebrate metal in all it's glory with you. There is one important change: Attached to the back of the hardticket you wil find our new W:OA Card.
After the enormous building operations including the new beer pipeline are more or less finished we have also reached the finishing line of the pre-sale. Despite all adverse circumstances and weather conditions of the last three years you have shown us once again that you are the best and most loyal fans in the world. Once again thanks for that! Currently we are waiting for the last advance payments. Based on our experiences we always get a certain amount of returns due to not paid tickets.
Wacken Open Air 2017
Wacken Open Air: 28 Years, 28 Lineup Posters