Best Kept Secret Festival 2016

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016
Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, The Netherlands MAP
£120 with camping
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Wed 20th Apr 2016

Best Kept Secret festival takes place at Beekse Bergen in Hilvarenbeek from Friday 17th until Sunday 19th June 2016.


Latest additions are Jamie XX, Band of Horses, Low, Wolf Parade, Dinosaur Jr, Wild Nothing, Bob Moses, Glass Animals, Blossoms, Koreless, C Duncan, Ezra Furman, Ho99o9, Moon Duo, Rat Boy, Ryley Walker, Sleaford Mods, Christine and the Queens, Asgeir Trausti, Alice On The Roof, Sevn Alias, Vant, Honne, Samm Henshaw, Indian Askin, BadBadNotGood, Danny L Harle, Oneohtrix Point Never, The Slow Show, Beach Slang, Beaty Heart, Bombino, Israel Nash, Julien Baker, Sevdaliza, Petite Meller, Slow Magic, and The Japanese House. There are another 40+ acts still to be announced.

They join Beck, Editors, Beach House, Bloc Party, Caribou, Two Door Cinema Club, Wilco, Destroyer, Explosions In The Sky, Half Moon Run, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Yeasayer, and Yelawolf, with another 40+ acts still to be announced..

For more details please see the Best Kept Secret Festival line-up page.


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Tickets are priced at £120 with camping. Car park ticket is £12.50.

On site

The festival site has a forest, beach, swimming water, nearby bungalow park and campsite, facilities and food and drink outlets.


On the festival site and the campsite, payments are only possible using tokens. It is not possible to use cash. Tokens can be purchased from various locations on the festival grounds and the campsite using cash or PIN.


Cashpoints are present on the festival site, where you can withdraw cash. Some token booths also have the option to withdraw cash. For your own safety, make sure you don't have too much cash in your pocket, or in your tent or bungalow. Unfortunately, burglars and thieves also visit festivals.


The Best Kept Secret festival campsite is a regular and official campsite. They are required by Dutch law to register their guests staying overnight (the so-called 'night registry') all campers must register name, residence and age at time of ticket purchase. Please email to change info in the register prior to the festival. This information will solely be used for this purpose and will be treated confidentially.

Getting there

The Netherlands has good rail, road, and airport networks. The festival is within easy reach by car, public transport and bicycle. The festival tries to be as green and sustainable as possible, so they recommend public transport or carpooling.

To get there take the train to Tilburg. From there, shuttle busses will leave for the festival site. Before you leave, check out or an OV-app for up-to-date travel information.

The parking is open every day from 9am. A parking ticket for the entire weekend costs 10 euros, or 5 euros for a single day Make sure to have this amount with you in cash, so there is no unnecessary delay.


There is no minimum age for visiting Best Kept Secret festival, but the organisation has a minimum age recommendation of 16 years. If you are younger than 16 years old, then make sure you are accompanied by an adult. The normal entrance fee applies for young people. There are no special facilities for children on the festival site.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016
Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, The Netherlands MAP
£120 with camping
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Wed 20th Apr 2016

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