Dour Festival

Jul 2020


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The basics

Exotic times in Belgium, as Snoop Dogg, Lauren Hill and Flume stand out in eclectic line up. 

The festival

There's nothing dour about this festival. We know we already said that but there aren't many times in life when you can make a play on words out of the word dour. Sourdour bread? See, it's fucking impossible. 

Anyhoo, Dour, a small town in French speaking Belgium has been going strong for twenty six years and shows no signs of slowing down. A huge cultural event in the region, Dour promises a whopping line up for nearly 200,000 music lovers. And Belgian beer is just lovely. Music! beer! Festivals! Belgium! 

Our tip

Techno lovers beware: Carl Craig's bringing Motor City to Dour, and it's not to be missed. 



Full lineup here.

Getting there

How do I get there?

The website provides a nifty little rundown of accessibility from various cities, including London. Dour is in the south-east of Belgium, and Belgium is tiny, so you don't really have an excuse for not going. 


By Bus

Planet Festival are operating a return coach service from the UK direct to the Official coach park at Dour Festival 2015. Choose your departure from London Victoria or Dover. Your return coach and ferry travel is only £99!


You can buy your Official weekend festival ticket with camping together with your travel from Planet Festival or from the ticketshop.




It’s the best way to travel: good vibes, new encounters, saving money and reduce CO2 emissions. Dour Festival supports this way of traveling in various ways. The first 250 cars with at least 4 passengers* will be granted access to a privileged parking place, close to the entrance of the festival: the carDOURing-parking! *Attention: your place is not guaranteed in case you leave the carDOURing-parking during the festival.To find passengers or drives, please join the dedicated Facebook page for Carpooling to Dour Festival.

By train

If you travel by train to the Dour Festival then you make the right choice! Saint-Ghislain is the destination station. From this station a bus shuttle drives you to the festival site for free.


By bike

You can park your bike next to the entrance of the festival.

By car

From UK :

- After landing in Calais from the Eurotunnel or Ferry, get on the A16 towards Dunkerque/Lille.

- Then follow the A16 / E40 signposted towards Lille.

- Follow Brussels and then Paris on E19/A7 motorway, exit no. 26 Dour.

Dour is located near the exit n°26 on E42 and E19 motorway. Then follow the Dour Festival’s road signs which will be spread by our organization in order to make the access to the site as easy as possible.

Parking is available close to the site and is free of charge!

Warning: trailers are not allowed on the parking areas.

Warning: For safety reasons you will not be allowed to leave the parking area with your vehicle before 6:00 pm on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 July!


By plane

From Brussels Airport ( : Take the train

to Bruxelles Midi, then to Saint-Ghislain.

to Mons station, then to Saint-Ghislain.

From Charleroi Airport (Brussels South – : take the shuttle to Charleroi-Sud station, then take a train to Saint-Ghislain station.

From Lille airport ( : take the shuttle to Lille Flandre station, then a train to Tournai station and another one to Saint-Ghislain.

More information on SNCB website

From Wednesday to Monday, a free shuttle runs from St Ghislain to the festival site several times a day. 



5 day tickets+plus camping= €140 

When can I get them?

Tickets on sale now

Where can I get them?

Tickets can be bought from the festival website

More info

Official Site