For in your diary.

Reserve them and be there!

Dans 2019 -  4th - 10th of November 2019
Dans 2020 -  2nd - 8h of November 2020
Dans 2021 -  1st - 7th of November 2021
Dans 2022 -  7th - 13th of November 2022
Dans 2022 -  6th - 12th of November 2023











Admission 325,- 165,-   40,- 45,- 55,- 55,- normal admission ticket for the day(s)
UPGRADE TO:              admission ticket needed!!
Loge   150,-           front row seating / festival only
VIP-seats   300,-   100,- 100,- 100,- 100,-  VIP-seating, snacks & drinks included
 Pro-Am   500,-             VIP-seating & full catering
Airport transport 100,-           return ticket Amsterdam airport




The prices mentioned here are the full prices; early bookings receive a considerable discount!!
  Premium   Workshops only   Festival only   Extra nights  
  Hotel Bungalow   Hotel Bungalow   Hotel Bungalow   1st night additional night
1 prs 1.450,00  1.365,00   805,00 950,00   645,00 790,00   145,00 120,00  
2 prs 2.660,00 1.855,00   1.490,00 1.275,00   1.170,00 955,00   235,00 210,00  
3 prs 3.750,00 2.345,00   2.115,00 1.600,00   1.635,00 1.120,00   310,00 285,00  
4 prs 4.840,00 2.835,00   2.740,00 1.925,00   2.100,00 1.285,00   385,00 360,00  
5 prs   3.325,00     2.250,00     1.450,00        
6 prs   3.815,00     2.575,00     1.615,00        


 Have a look at the Dutch Open seen through the eyes of our official photographer Wim van IJzendoorn:



From some airports in Europe it is possible to fly directly to Groningen Airport. This airport is only 15 minutes away from Assen.

Transport from and back to Amsterdam airport.

By coach on scheduled times directly from the airport to the venue.
Transport to and from the airport transport by coach is provided by our official festival-carrier Drenthe Tours. You can book your transport here >>
A special team takes care of transport between Amsterdam airport and Assen. Coaches will carry you to and from the airport at a special rate at fixed times. 
Of course we need to know your travelling-schedule to be of service. By coach it will take two and a half hours to get to Assen.
A schedule of transport will be published soon.

By train every hour directly from the airport to Assen Central station.
Alternatively you can arrange transport yourself by train straight from the airport to Assen and back. Tickets are available on the spot.
Trains will take you directly from the airport to Assen every hour. The trip will take nearly two hours.

By private car.
At the airport you can rent a car at a reasonable price. It will take you from the airport to Assen in about two hours.
And of course it can also be used locally during the festival.

Transport to and from hotels / bungalows....

Transport between your hotel or bungalow and the venue is arranged by taxi or bus. You can book a shuttle-service on the spot.

Are you coming by air....?

GRONINGEN is the nearest airport. Flights to AMSTERDAM are numerous.
Important information.
When you arrive at Schiphol Airport you have to go to the central meeting-point in the central hall. Our people will meet you there.
We know your arrival time so we can follow your flight and see your time of arrival.

Are you coming by car....?

The address for your navigation is:
De Bonte Wever
Stadsbroek 17
9405 BK Assen

From Zwolle
Driving on the A28 you must take exit Assen Zuid. At the end of the exit turn left (Europaweg), at the roundabout turn right and you'll find De Bonte Wever at your right hand side.

From Groningen
Driving on the A28 you must take exit Assen Zuid. At the end of the exit turn left, at the end turn left again (Europaweg), at the roundabout turn right and you'll find De Bonte Wever at your right hand side.

Public transport
De Bonte Wever is located on a walking distance of 20 minutes from the trainstation.
You can also take a bus from the train station to De Bonte Wever. There is a busstop in front of the hotel.
For actual public transport travel information



The venue:  

Two wonderfull ballrooms

* terrific sound- and lightsystem
* with in total 1000 m2 floor
* frontseats all around
* special VIP-seats including all drinks and snacks
* special all-in Pro-Am package.

And our team to help you!


The hotel:  

Premium-arrangements are given absolute priority in final allocation in the Bonte Wever.

Festival-arrangements are given priority in final allocation in the Bonte Wever.

These arrangements can be upgraded to Pro-Am-arrangement, VIP-arrangement and Frontseat-arrangement.

Of course you can also do a separate booking (tickets only) or separate booking for accomodation (hotel or bungalow).


The Premium-arrangement includes 8 night hotel from Sunday onwards. 

The Workshops only and Festival only arrangements include 4 nights hotel resp. from Sunday and Thursday onwards.

Please note that the prices of these arrangements have the admission-tickets for the workshops and / or festival included!!

Final confirmation will follow immediately after full payment.
Advanced reservations are given special preference.
Seperate bookings (non-arrangements) are all kept on reserve.
Visitors and participants that book accommodation in hotel de Bonte Wever can ask us for a visum-invitation.

 The complete hotel is reserved for our festival. Therefore we can offer the whole festival under one roof!
Breakfast is included in the hotelbooking as well as the use of the beautiful tropical swimming pool, sauna and fitness area. 
In our arrangements we have all this included! 

And let's not forget: the bars will be open to have a party after the competitions! 

Both the workshops and the festival are held in hotel de Bonte Wever.
This means that once you are there, no more travelling is involved. Plenty of time to relax and enjoy yourself.

You can book your stay here >>

Bungalowpark 't Drentse Wold  
Bungalow only

At 30 minutes by car from Hotel de Bonte Wever, you can have your own house: a wonderful bungalow situated in the largest nature-reserve of Holland.
At very economic price you can enjoy your stay with friends or family together.
These bungalows are fit for up to 6 persons.

You can book your stay here >>

Lunches and dinners can be ordered separately during the festival on the spot.
Large dining-rooms with delicious food-buffets where you can eat as much as you like are waiting for you. 

 Get in touch with DANS

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