THE FIRST 

OUTDOOR FLOATING MUSIC FEST

MADE FOR FESTIVAL GOERS FROM GAUTENG,

KZN AND FREE STATE

BRING YOUR LILO // YOUR TENT // GOOD VIBES
NO UNDER 18’S
WHEN?

13 – 16 DECEMBER 2019

(MONDAY 16TH IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY)

WHAT'S THE FESTIVAL ABOUT?

Amazing floating music festival on the edge of the banks of the beautiful Emanzini Resort set in the small town of Vrede. Over 30 artists performing over 4 days on 2 main stages, on-site camping, lekker food, half-size olympic pool at the beach bar, main bar and more.

This stunning, intimate event – only a 2-hour drive from JHB – is guaranteed to give you a unique experience with an adult summer camp vibe.

All we ask is to come together as one to celebrate summer, the water, music, and good vibes with us.

WHAT’S THE FLOAT ABOUT?

  • Float on your lilo or tube while the music is on – YES!
  • The Water Stage opens at 10am on until 4pm on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December.
  • We have a headliner act on both days and in total of 12 artists performing on this stage.
  • Bring your own tube or lilo – this is recommended.
  • Alcohol is sold at the festival, byob for the waterfront stage dam float is allowed.
  • We will have a lilo vendor with tubes for sale in case you need one.
  • Pump up your tube at the pump station.

ALTERNATIVE // FOLK

ROCK // INDIE // BLUES // PUNK

ELECTRONIC // TECHNO

HOUSE 

ARTISTS LINEUP

SCHEDULE

WHAT IS THERE TO DO AT THE FESTIVAL?

The dam is waiting. #TDRF is ready. The lineup is epic. You & your floatie come on down and li-lo to 35+ bands and DJ’s 

We’ve got #Indie #rock #house #deephouse #techno #summerhouse #ska #reggae #folk #metal #bluesrock #acousticsessions.

Beautiful camp grounds and 28 deg weather forecasted.

MAP

30+ ARTISTS

MAIN STAGE (FRI)

WATER STAGE (SAT & SUN)
MAIN STAGE (SAT & SUN)

HALF OLYMPIC POOL

BEACH BAR

MEGA BONFIRE

COMMUNAL BRAAI

LEKKER FOOD
GOOD VIBES
LIMITED TICKETS

CAMPING

BEAUTIFUL, CLEAN RESORT

ABLUTIONS.HOT SHOWERS

GRASSED SITES. NO ELECTRICITY OR HOOKUPS

NO OPEN FIRES ALLOWED
ACCESS FROM 2PM FRIDAY 13 DEC – 2PM, MONDAY 16 DEC
CAMPING INFO
  • Your festival ticket includes your campsite.
  • Access to the festival grounds and campsite is from 2pm on Friday 13 December, until Monday 16 December at 2pm.
  • Camp sites are first come first served, please see the festival map.
  • There are no cars allowed in the festival grounds or camp sites. Parking is secure and is a short walk from the entrance.
  • No electricity or hook-ups.
  • No open fires, gas burners or cookers are allowed at the festival.
  • We are providing a communal braai area for our campers and will have wood & blitz for sale.
  • 24-hour security is provided in the campgrounds.
  • There are 4 ablution blocks with hot water showers and flushing toilets.

WHAT NOT TO BRING

Weapons of any kind
Pets (except service dogs)
Fireworks or explosives
Gas burners, stoves or braais
Scooters or personal motorized vehicles
Professional still cameras or video equipment

WHAT YOU CAN BRING

Your printed or digital festival ticket & ID
Your lilo or tube
Your tent, bedding, extra blankets
Solar camping lights
A good vibe

MEDICAL INFO

WE WILL HAVE MEDICAL AID AT THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS IN THE DESIGNATED AREA.

PLEASE SEE OUR SITE MAP FOR FIRST AID STATION BEFORE ARRIVING AT THE FESTIVAL.

ACCIDENTS CAN HAPPEN ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME. SO PLEASE BE PREPARED. WE WANT YOU TO BE SAFE!

FAQ

CAN I BRAAI OR MAKE MY OWN FIRE?

Absolutely no. We care for the safety of all our Dam Rockers, and do not allow open fires, grills, gas cookers, braais or any other portable cooking devices.

We love friendliness and good vibes, so we are providing a communal braai area near the pool. We will be selling bags of wood and blitz.

CAN I BRING MY OWN ALCOHOL?
Sure you can. We allow byob to the water stage while you float. We advise against byob to the main stage purely due to the amount of people and avoiding litter. We have 2 bars with well-priced alcohol and beverages.
CAN I PARK MY CAR NEXT TO MY TENT?
No, we do not allow cars into the festival grounds. Artists and vendors have designated parking inside. The parking is secure and only a short walk from the main entrance. See festival map.
WHAT ABOUT SAFETY?
Your safety is our utmost priority. Emanzini Resort is privately owned, with perimeter fencing and manned by security guards. We have a long-standing relationship with Vrede Police to ensure on your safety. The main access points and gates will be manned by our assigned security teams. There will be additional security guards in place before the festival begins and throughout the festival.
WHAT'S CAMPING ALL ABOUT?

Camping is included in your full weekend pass festival ticket.Be prepared to camp outside under the stars. There won’t be electricity and for safety reasons, you won’t be able to light a fire (but you can braai at the communal braai area. We have 4 ablutions with hot showers and flushable toilets, as well as portable loos around the festival grounds. You’ll need to bring a tent, a sleeping bag, and whatever gets you through the night. We do not reserve any camp sites. First come first served basis.

CAN I BRING FOOD & DRINKS IN THE CAMPGROUNDS?
Yes, you can bring some food and beverages including alcohol inside the campgrounds.
HOW DO I PAY FOR FOOD & DRINKS AT THE FESTIVAL?

WE ARE CASHLESS!
Pre-load the money you’d like to spend on food, drinks and merch when you get to the festival. Need more? You can still topup at the topup stations inside the event.

WHERE DO WE GET SUPPLIES?
The town of Vrede is just 8km away with a Petrol Station, ATM’s, Butchery, Pharmacy, Liquor Store, Spar, General Dealer and the Ko-Op selling fishing tackle, camping equipment, spares, hardware and almost anything one could need!

FESTIVAL

MAP

CONTACT

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

ARTISTS

VENDORS

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