First time at Handelsbeurs? Here some practical information

Directions

Handelsbeurs is located in the heart of Ghent.

Facilities at Handelsbeurs

Enter the large, wooden doors and make use of:

  • the free cloakroom for jackets, hats and pleated bikes
  • the lockers for larger items like backpacks (€2, you get it back)
  • the free toilets 

When do concerts end?

The exact timing appears on the event page on the day itself.

1 band or ensemble within world/pop/rock/jazz 

  • an average of 1.5 hours without a break

classical concerts

  • an average of 2 hours with a break

2 bands within pop/rock/jazz 

  • an average of 2.5 hours

One venue, many possibilities

The concert hall has many faces. She transforms according to the concert.

Flat floor

  • concerts with pitches
  • club concerts with unnumbered seats (seats and small tables)

 Theatre tribune

  • concerts with (un)numbered seats

Can I enter with my drink?

There is a bar in de venue. You can take your drink with you if there is a concert with pitches or a club concert. 

This is not possible if there is a concert with theatre tribune. 

No more tokens

In the past you paid at the bar with tokens, now you can pay by card. Old tokens can still be used as a means of payment.

When do the doors open?

At concerts with a theatre tribune:

  • 19h Doors of the building open, you can have a drink in the foyer.
  • 20h Doors concert hall, 20h15 Start concert
    The tickets are scanned at the front entrance of the concert hall (see photo).

At all other concerts:

  • Doors to the concert hall open one hour in advance.
    The tickets are scanned at the entrance to the foyer.

Goodbye and see you soon

Did you enjoy the time spend at Handelsbeurs? Do you have suggestions or feedback?

Any questions? Ask them via info@handelsbeurs.be