Essential Festival is a multi-genre music festival in Oost-Maarland, Maastricht, Netherlands. Mixing live acts and DJs, the festival is a classic one day retreat from urban life.
Curating a lineup of dance, pop, hip hop, and r&b acts, Essential festival puts national talent at the forefront, while also offering international acts.
Recreatiepark Oost-Maarland is a scenic outdoor setting featuring fields, forest, and a lake.
Essential Festival 2023 Lineup
Lineup to be announced soon:
Essential Festival 2023 Tickets
Oost-Maarland and the city of Maastricht offer a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for Essential Festival using the map below or visit booking.com
Parking: Drive to the location using the navigation address (Oosterweg, Maastricht, Nederland) and follow the parking signs, recognizable via the letter “P.” Parking is possible for €10,- per car per day.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Heerlen and Maastricht Central Stations are easily accessible by bus or train. It is advised to use the festival’s shuttle service to get to the location.
Departure times to Essential are between 13:00 and 16:00 Hours.
Departure times to the central stations are between 21:00 and 00:30 Hours.
Busses will depart every half hour
BY SHUTTLE BUS
If you are travelling to the central stations of Heerlen and Maastricht, you can use the festival’s shuttle service to get to the location.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is the closest to the festival. You can then take the train to Heerlen or Maastricht Central Stations and then take the festival’s shuttle bus to the location.