'The Final' Event InfoAmsterdam published: JULY 5, 2017
LAST EVENT INFO – SENSATION AMSTERDAM 2017
On Saturday July 8th, Sensation ‘The Final’ will be held at the Amsterdam ArenA. To ensure a smooth start and to give you the best experience possible, we advise you to read the last event info which can be found below.
SENSATION GROOVIDI APP
Be part of the show and download the Sensation Groovidi app on your mobile phone to take part in an integrated spectacle at ‘The Final’. Once downloaded, you will receive a notification to activate your phone before certain show moments, and further instructions will be provided accordingly.
LINE UP MAINSTAGE
The show will start at 22:30 hours
22:30 – 23:30 Mr. White and The Metropole Orkest Academy opening
23:30 – 01:00 Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
01:00 – 01:50 The Megamix by Fedde Le Grand
01:50 – 03:00 Hardwell
03:00 – 04:10 Special Guest
04:10 – 05:20 Axwell & Ingrosso
05:20 – 06:00 Ode to Sensation
Hosted by MC Gee
Please note: The Sensation show includes a lot of special effects such as pyro and Co2. Due to these special effects, please be aware that loud noises and the sound of explosions will be heard during the show.
LINE UP DELUXE
The Deluxe Area will open at 00:00 hours
00:00 – 01:00 Who is Jody
01:00 – 03:00 Dimitri & Joost Van Bellen
03:00 – 05:00 Michel de Hey & Benny Rodrigues
05:00 – 05:30 Who is Jody
05:30 – 07:00 Erick E & Roog
RADIO 538 BROADCAST
For those unable to come, you can still be part of ‘The Final’ by listening to the live radio broadcast via Radio 538 from 23:00 to 04:00. Link: 538.nl/live
THE METROPOLE ORKEST ACADEMY
We are very pleased to announce that the Metropole Orkest Academy will perform with Mr. White to present the opening ceremony for the ’The Final’ edition of Sensation Amsterdam! Prepare yourself for an astonishing symphonic dance ensemble, as the Metropole Orkest Academy, Mr. White, Nora Fischer (lead vocalist), and New Amsterdam Voices (backing vocals) take you on a musical journey through 17 years of Sensation.
ODE TO SENSATION ‘The Final Hour’
During the final hour of the night, a special selection of Dutch artists who have contributed to Sensation over the years will perform their very last track in a unique back-to-back spectacle. Join us for the Ode to Sensation from 5:00 to 6:00, as we watch these DJs take the stage, one more time, during the grand finale of Sensation Amsterdam ‘The Final’!
Ode to Sensation (in alphabetical order)
Benny Rodrigues, Dimitri, Erick E, Fedde Le Grand, Joost van Bellen, Man With No Shadow, Michel de Hey, Mr. White, Roog, Sick Individuals, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, YAX.X.
SAFETY DURING SENSATION
Sensation is in continuous contact with the highest safety authorities in The Netherlands and measures are taken in close cooperation with all these parties. As a standard procedure, all visitors and crew are thoroughly inspected. Visitors are not allowed to bring luggage and/or backpacks to the event, small purses such as envelope and clutch bags are allowed (max. 30 cm x 30 cm). The safety of our visitors is always a high priority. In regard to recent developments, we are extra cautious with all procedures.
The venue doors will open at 21:00 hours and the show will begin at 22:30 hours. Please make sure to arrive early so that you have enough time to enter the venue and you don’t miss the spectacular opening show! Keep in mind that the security check will take time. The event will end at 06:00 hours. The information regarding the entrance gate you must enter can be found on your ticket.
Any visitor with a wheelchair can use entrance South H (ingang H) to enter the ArenA, even if this entrance is not stated on your ticket. At this entrance, there are elevators to go to the field or to the concourse.
The minimum age to enter the event is 18 years. Even with parental permission or guidance, you will not be granted entry if you are under the age of 18. IDs will be checked.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
- Your ticket
- Photo ID
- Driving license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth
- Or a valid passport containing a photograph and date of birth
- White clothes (top and bottom must be white)
- Smiles and good vibes!
We have a zero tolerance policy and discourage you from bringing drugs (including soft drugs) to the event. If you are in possession of drugs, you will be denied access to the event and you may be handed over to the authorities. Public use of drugs at the event will result in removal. Please respect these regulations.
You can find your gate number on your (e)-ticket. As every (e)-ticket must be scanned at the entrance, please make sure to bring a printed version of your ticket with you to the event. Access will only be granted with a valid ticket. For example: confirmation emails will not be accepted as an entrance ticket. To ensure that you have an original ticket, all our tickets are sold through sensation.com via our ticket operator Paylogic. Sensation is completely sold out.
If you have any questions or concerns about your tickets, please contact customerservice.paylogic.com. On July 8th client care is available at the Amsterdam ArenA Ticketpoint from 8PM until midnight. The Ticketpoint is situated outside the ArenA between Entrance C and D.
A limited number of lockers are available at Sensation. You can store your valuable belongings and clothing at one of the lockers. The E-lockers remain accessible throughout the entire event. Please check the floorplan below for the several locations.
You can share one locker with two to three friends. You will be able to store a few jackets, sweaters, t-shirts, shoes, etc. Please note that luggage and backpacks are not allowed. The electronic lockers are available for €7 (standard) and €9 (large).
Tip: take a picture of your locker voucher, therefore, you will always remember your locker number and locker PIN code.
DRESS CODE – BE PART OF THE NIGHT, DRESS IN WHITE!
The white dress code means your top and bottom must be white. T-shirts with small prints are allowed, as are various colored accessories. Shoes don’t need to be white.
YES White shirts with small prints of another color
YES Accessories of another color
YES Shoes of another color
YES White jeans
YES Maximum of 20% of your outfit another color
YES White shorts
WHITE = WHITE! So no beige, brown or grey, regardless of the shade. Also note the following rules:
NO Jeans in any color but white
NO Topless dancing - guys or girls!
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS TO BRING WITH YOU
YES Small bags & purses (maximum 30 x 30 cm)
YES Cell phones
YES Glow sticks & glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
YES Physician-prescribed medication that is not expired (must show physician’s prescription and consult with a safety officer upon entry)
YES Non-professional flash/still devices under 3"
YES Selfie sticks (up to 1m length)
PROHIBITED ITEMS NOT TO BRING WITH YOU
NO Illegal substances
NO Drugs or drug paraphernalia
NO Laser pointers
NO LED gloves or LED micro lights
NO Glass, cans, cups or coolers
NO Markers, pens or spray paint
NO Large chains or spiked jewelry
NO Stickers, flyers
NO Large purses, bags or backpack (over 30 x 30 cm)
NO Food or beverages (including alcohol, candy, and gum)
NO Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
NO Professional photo, video, or audio recording equipment (no detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs)
HOW TO GET THERE
For all information about getting to and from the Amsterdam ArenA click here.
Car parking/charges for Amsterdam ArenA and the ArenA Boulevard:
P-1 Reserved cost €20
P-3, P-4, P-5, P-10 and P-19 cost € 12,00 per car and are open 24/7
P-11 and P1-12 cost € 12,00 per car and open 4 hours before the start of the event.
To save time, we advise you to purchase an exit ticket when parking your car. Choose the events button at the ticketing machine. The event rate starts four hours before the event commences. You can also pre-book your parking tickets now by clicking here.
Taxis can be found on the north side of the Amsterdam ArenA. We advise you not to reserve a taxi but to just wait in the line after the event at the taxi stand.
There is a separate pickup spot for Uber and Abel. Please check the exact location in your App.
From 01:00 till 06:00 free shuttle buses will drive between the Amsterdam ArenA and Central Station. Follow the signs outside the Amsterdam ArenA to the pickup place.
PHOTO AND VIDEO
To make sure that you can capture all your special moments at Sensation, you may bring your mobile phone(s) and/or pocket digital cameras. Original selfie sticks with a maximum of one meter are allowed. Unless you have been authorized or have been granted official Sensation press accreditation, (semi-) professional cameras and video cameras aren’t allowed and will be seized from you upon entering the venue.
#SENSATIONWHITE and #SENSATIONMEMORIES
Share your Sensation photos & moments on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the official Sensation hashtag #SensationWhite.
See exclusive behind-the-scenes footage all throughout the night, by following our Instagram stories and adding our Snapchat: sensationworld.
A merchandise stand is located outside the Amsterdam ArenA at entrance F. This merchandise stand is open on Saturday from 19:00 until approximately Sunday at 00:00. At this stand, we offer a small number of items. A Sensation merchandise collection is available at three stands in the venue located at the ArenA deck on level two next to the South elevator, on the North side of the field, and one stand at the Deluxe area.
Smoking is only allowed at the designated smoking areas located within the Amsterdam ArenA, which can be found at the ArenA deck for GA ticket holders and Panorama Lounge visitors. For Deluxe ticket holders, the smoking area is situated in the main building at level three. Follow the signs inside the ArenA to locate these areas.
Please be aware that there can be pickpocketing during the event.
There are plenty of toilets located throughout the Amsterdam ArenA. Extra toilets are placed at the ArenA deck on the South side. All toilets can be used free of charge.
FOOD & DRINKS
Various types of food and drinks are available from one of the many vendors throughout the venue.
You can pay everywhere with bank and credit card. If you only have cash money you can purchase an ArenA card at the designated ‘ArenA Cards’ desks at the ArenA deck on the South side.
If you have any questions about the use of alcohol or drugs or you would like more information about hearing damage and to purchase earplugs, you are welcome at the Celebrate Safe stand situated at the ArenA deck on the South side. Our volunteers like to give you advice on these subjects. More information about Celebrate Safe can be found via www.celebratesafe.nl. If you experience serious health problems, please make sure to go straight to one of the First Aid stations (also if this is caused by the use of alcohol or drugs). They will help you and will not report you to the authorities.
Free water is obtainable at the restrooms in the Amsterdam ArenA.
ENERGY LAB AT THE DELUXE
Take a time-out and regain your energy at the Energy Lab. It’s a place of total relaxation, with a very cool and quick way to meditate. Tune in with a headphone and let the music and visuals take you on a journey. The sounds, the geometric shapes: it’s hypnotic! After only a few minutes, you will feel better and be ready to join the party with new energy!
CELEBRATE LIFE BOOK RELEASE
Celebrate Life, a journey through 25 years of ID&T: a Dutch entrepreneurial story with no equal that is regarded as one of the most spectacular chapters of electronic music history. Celebrate Life tells the story of a group of friends that put in blood, sweat, and tears to become the biggest dance organization in the world. A road full of ups and downs, personal dramas and triumphs, a barely avoided bankruptcy and bizarre scenes on all continents of the globe. With just one goal in mind, give the best parties. You can order the book here: www.marygowild.nl.