Only a few days left till we meet again at PVA Expo Prague at Letňany! Please read all important festival information below, bars, stages, find out timetable of playing artists, timetable of meet & greet and many more important details that you need to know in order to enjoy our festival as much as possible.
VENUE, TIMETABLE, START
The Imagination Festival takes place on Friday 22th November 2019 in the huge halls of the Prague Exhibition Grounds in Letňany.
More information about the venue – PVA EXPO
GPS: 50°7’41.662″N, 14°30’51.679″E
Parking: For parking at PVA EXPO Letňany Exhibition Center you can park directly in front of the festival for free.
The festival program starts at 8 PM on Friday and ends at 6 AM on Saturday.
The show with headlining acts begins at 10 PM.
Every visitor will receive from our hostesses a useful brochure with a djs timetable, festival map, meet & greet timetable, merchandise and upcoming events.
Cashdesk will be open at 7 PM
Accreditation will be open at 7 PM
TICKETS SALE, ACCREDITATION & LEAVING AREA
Tickets are available in presale until Friday afternoon, you can buy them HERE. Printing out the tickets is not mandatory if you have bought them online. It is enough to show the ticket on your smart device with the exception of phones with damaged display – in this particular case it is necessary to print the ticket before the event. Visitors who have purchased a pre-sales ticket in the Goout or Festicket network (in a stone branch or on the Internet as an E-Ticket) will come to the corridors at the entrance to the festival area.
Tickets at the door:
There will be a limited amount of tickets for sale on the spot from 7 PM for 1200, – CZK
WARNING: Avoid purchasing tickets from resellers and from social networks, the tickets are passing through scanner and it is not possible to use them again. We do not guarantee the validity of the tickets bought outside official pre-sale.
We recommend you to arrive at 21:30 to avoid unnecessary waiting at queues and so you do not miss out on some of the headliners. Also if you arrive early you will have the opportunity to get some items from our limited edition merchandise.
No hand strips will be given at the entrance to speed up the check-in process. Outside areas between the halls will be available to all visitors in order to get some refreshments and fresh air.
After leaving the venue the ticket cease to be valid.
Accreditations are placed in front of the festival entrance next to the cash desk and they are opened from 7 PM. Do not forget to take your ID which is needed for your identification.
MEET & GREET + PHOTO WALL
Behind the hall where Imagination Stage is placed will be a Meet & Greet zone with a photo wall, where you can take pictures with your friends and meet the festival artists. We reserve the right to change the program if necessary, you can find the up to date timetable at Meet & Greet.
Download our festival app Woov! Be first who will reveal a timetable on Friday evening in the app. All important information will be available through the app. You can find there the times of the performers, build your line up, view the interactive map, and also find new friends.
PAYMENTS IN THE VENUE
There is NO ATM in the festival area, so we recommend that you take enough cash with you. It is also possible to pay by card at the enrance and at selected bars and merchandise stand, which are marked on the map. In festival premises, you will be able to pay by Czech crowns and Euro. The exchange rate is 1€ = 22 CZK.
PROHIBITIONS AND WARNINGS
Please note that smoking is strictly forbidden inside the PVA EXPO halls. Thank you for respecting this rule. Outside between the halls you can smoking.
It’s forbidden to bring your own drinks, food, laser pointers, pyrotechnics, cans, aerosol sprays, plastic bottles, camelbacks or any sharp objects into the festival area. It’s against the law to enter with any type of guns or drugs. Visitors are not allowed to leave the festival area (no hand strips will be given so you will have to buy a new ticket if you leave).
Anyone who will be selling drugs at the festival site will be handed over to local police. In case you recognize a person selling forbidden substances, please notice our security.
Every visitor must go through a short security check. We thank you in advance for respecting that. In case there will a queue of people, please avoid pushing through. This will not get you into festival premises earlier.
READ THE RULES FOR VISITORS HERE
CLOAKROOM & LOCKERBOXES
The cloakroom will be available in hall 1. It will be possible to store 1 piece of clothing for 50 CZK, backpack or other luggage for 70 CZK. For all visitors, a limited amount of lockerboxes will also be available for 150 czk (+ 100 czk deposit).
We ask all visitors to put their backpacks or other luggage in the cloakroom for the night and not bother other visitors, while avoiding the loss / damage of the item.
A total of 8 bars will be available. You will find premium alcohol there as every year. During the festival food tents will be placed in the outdoor area between the halls.
REFUNDABLE BEER CUPS
In order to save the environment with a ton of waste, we are introducing this year’s half-liter beer cups with the theme of the festival. The deposit per cup will be 50 CZK. When buying a new drink, each cup will be replaced with clean one (you could get a cup without printing on next order, so if you want to keep the printed cup as a souvenir, take it with you). Cups can be returned to bars. Damaged cups cannot be refunded.
The toilets will be located between the hals and inside opposite to Devastator stage.
A rescue service will be on site, you will find it opposite the entrance to the hall just next to the meet & greet. There will also be a security guard and firefighters in the area, ensuring the safety of all of us. Please report any problem immediately to our security guards.
Imagination drum & bass stage will be sounded by a professional sound system (PA) by Funktion-One. Devastator stage will also be sounded by L’Acoustics PA system. We recommend you to take earplugs and protect your ears.
PHOTO AND VIDEO
In order to capture all the special moments of Imagination Festival, it is possible to bring your mobile and compact digital cameras to the event. Professional cameras (with interchangeable lenses) and video cameras are only allowed for people who have received a special photo pass accreditation.
The most convenient traffic to PVA is an underground red line C to Letňany station.
THE WAY TO THE FESTIVAL FROM LETŇANY STATION
Regular public transport links to the bus station are also available for transport to PVA: Letňany Exhibition Grounds – Výstaviště Letňany
Letňany (metro C) + by foot cca 5 min.
Bus 166 – Třeboradice – Dolní Počernice
Bus 140 – Palmovka – Čakovice – Míškovice
Bus 158 – Letňany – Čakovice – Třeboradice
Bus 195 – Krausova – Výstaviště Letňany – Jesenická
Bus 201 – Nádraží Holešovice – Výstaviště Letňany – Černý most
Bus 511 – Čakovice – Nádraží Hostivař
Bus 513 – Palmovka – Vinoř
Bus 603 – Palmovka – Brandýs n.L.-St. Bolestav, aut. st.
GPS: 50°7’41.662″N, 14°30’51.679″E
The taxi service will take you right the festival gates, phone +420 601 522 090. It is a zone taxi service so we can’t guarantee the price.
COSTUMES & MASKS
Any original festival costumes (which will not offend the people around you) are welcome! You are also allowed to take masks, signs and banners to support your country or performers. Imagination Festival does not require any dress code.
Thank you for your support and we wish you the best experience!