Festival location

Westergasfabriek
Pazzanistraat 33
1014 DB Amsterdam

 

13 - 14 April 2018
10.00 - 22.00 daily

Download the festival site map

 
 

How to get there

From Central Station take bus 21 and get off at the Van Hallstraat stop.
From City Centre / Leidseplein take tram 10, get off at the Van Limburg Stirumplein or Van Hallstraat stop.

For details about arriving by car and parking, visit the Westergasfabriek website
 

PARTNER event LOCATIONS

Events such as the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 opening weekend and partner events take place in different venues around Amsterdam, find out more.
 

When and where is the World Press Photo Festival?

The World Press Photo Festival 2018 takes place at Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek on 13-14 April from 10:00 - 22:00 daily. Download the festival site map.

In addition, ticket holders are invited to enjoy a range of off-site activities, courtesy of our various partners. Please visit our ticket page for more information.


Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available online and at the registration desk located in the Machinegebouw, Pazzanistraat 8 (download the festival site map here). Due to limited capacity, we recommend you purchase your tickets online prior to the start of the festival.

Do you offer a student discount?

Yes. Please visit our ticket page for more information and make sure to bring your student ID with you when picking up your ticket at the registration desk.
 

I have bought a ticket online, when and where can I pick it up?

The registration desk is located in the Machinegebouw, Pazzanistraat 8 (download the festival site map here).

The opening hours are:

Thursday 12 April 10.00 - 17.00

Friday 13 April 09.00 - 18.00

Saturday 14 April 09.00 - 18.00

Due to time constraints, visitors with a two-day pass or a day pass for Friday are encouraged to pick up their ticket on Thursday 12 April.
 

Do I need to bring ID with me when picking up my ticket?

All visitors who have bought a ticket online should bring ID when picking up their wrist band at the registration desk.
 

I accidentally bought the wrong ticket, can I exchange it?

No, it is not possible to exchange your ticket.

 

I bought a ticket, but am unable to attend, can I receive a refund?

No, we do not offer refunds.
 

I am a member of the media and plan on attending. What do I do?

If you are a member of the media and plan on covering the event, please contact communications@worldpressphoto.org

All members of the media need to pre-register.
 

Am I allowed to take photos at the World Press Photo Festival?

You are welcome to take photos to share on social media during your visit to the World Press Photo Festival. We invite you to use the #WPPhFestival hashtag.  

Please note that it is not permitted to make any recordings during the lectures, workshops and other elements of the festival program without prior permission from the World Press Photo Foundation. For more information, please contact communications@worldpressphoto.org
 

Is the World Press Photo Festival wheelchair accessible?

All festival locations at the Westergasfabriek, as well as our exhibition at De Nieuwe Kerk, are wheelchair accessible. For more information, please contact festival@worldpressphoto.org

 

How can I volunteer at the World Press Photo Festival?

Applications to volunteer at the festival are now closed. For more information or questions, please contact hr@worldpressphoto.org

 

CONTACT

For general questions about the festival that you cannot find on our site, please contact festival@worldpressphoto.org

For media requests, please contact communications@worldpressphoto.org

Access the Festival Media Kit