Amsterdam Dance Event installation
Amsterdam Dance Event installation, Amsterdam. 2015 - Credits : ADE

Amsterdam Dance Event launchs ADE SLEEP/OVER pop-up campsite

Alexandre Trochut

For its 21st edition, the Amsterdam Dance Event will take place from from 19-23 October 2016. This year, the industry’s leading electronic music conference and world’s largest club festival is introducing the ADE SLEEP/OVER – a new unique campsite at the NDSM Wharf which features a range of free exclusive talks and performances for festivalgoers.

This year, Amsterdam Dance Event is awaiting more than 365,000 visitors become the largest event of its kind in the world. Always looking forward to create new concept (ADE Beats, ADE Green etc..) ADE presents this year ADE SLEEP/OVER, a new unique experience: a pop-up campsite located on the impressive post-industrial site of the NDSM Shipyard, a comfortable camping only 15 minutes away from the city’s Central Station. A brand new addition to complement the 24/7 ADE experience, the spacious campsite offers over four hundred comfortable, heated, sleeping accommodations with jaw-dropping views over the city of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam NDSM Werf area, Amsterdam. 2015 – Credits : Amsterdam Dance Event

Unique camping festival for artists, promoters and festival visitors

Besides a unique stay and meeting point, ADE SLEEP/OVER, an initiative by Amsterdam Dance Event, Wink and the NDSM Foundation in collaboration with Camping De Lievelinge and CampSolutions, is also the place to experience a taster of what the wider ADE program has to offer. ADE SLEEP/OVER and the industrial backdrop of the NDSM Shipyard will play host to it’s very own program, including music events, artist talks and contemporary art installations. More information about the full ADE SLEEP/OVER program will be announced soon but you can book the first ADE SLEEP / ON accommodations on from Thursday, August 4th.

ADE SLEEP/OVER poster, Amsterdam. 2015 – Credits : NDSM


About ADE
In the past twenty years ADE has grown into a globally renowned platform for the international dance and electronic music scene. The festival is the perfect place to spot the latest musical trends and emerging talents, as well as hearing the most recent work of both electronic music pioneers and current superstar acts. In addition to the extensive line-up of the ADE Festival, the ADE Playground offers music enthusiasts a large and varied daytime program including exhibitions, in-store promotions, pop-up stores and film screenings all over the city center. The business aspect of the event (ADE Conference) is recognized as the most important of its kind, presenting a broad range of conferences and networking opportunities that focus on music and technology, VJs & visuals, sustainability, dance & brands, harder dance styles, new talent and the education of students.