New booking method for 2022:
asphalt collaborates with ticket platform CTS Eventim as of now, so our festival tickets are available nationwide.

Info on tickets and festival visit 


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asphalt tickets are available
online via our website 
– at all known advance booking offices

How to get your ticket
– E-ticket for self-printing (free of charge)
– dispatch by post up to 5 working days before the event (4.90 € dispatch fee)
Reservation or deposit of tickets at the box office is not possible.

Box Office. During the festival, the box office will open at each venue one hour before the performance. Cash payment only.

Discounts. Pupils, trainees and students, volunteers, severely disabled persons, unemployed persons and social welfare recipients can purchase tickets at a reduced price upon presentation of proof of eligibility. At the entrance to the event, a valid entitlement card (pupil’s card, student’s card, severely disabled person’s card, etc.) must be presented. If no entitlement card can be presented, admission will only be granted on payment of the difference to the normal price.

Special discounts for advance booking. It pays to book early: our advance booking prices, which are up to 20% cheaper than the ticket prices at the box office, are valid until the beginning of the respective day of the event. On the day of the event, the box office prices apply.

Tickets for professionals. Professional artists can purchase tickets at a reduced price. This requires accreditation in advance of the festival at 

Bookings for school classes. Teachers wishing to book tickets for school classes should send an e-mail to 

Free bus and train travel. Each asphalt ticket also serves as a ticket for the return journey to/from the event location in Düsseldorf and in the VRR area with VRR public transport within the price category D. The combined tickets are valid on the day of the event. The KombiTickets are valid on the day of the event printed on them until 3:00 a.m. on the following day. KombiTickets are not transferable.

Standing places. Standing room only for the events ‘Endstation fern von hier’, ‘Gootopia’ and ‘Erobique am Werk’.

Late admission. To avoid disruption to performances, admission will not be granted to certain events once the performance has begun. 

Cancellation of an event. If open-air events on the Seebühne or the Alte Farbwerke grounds have to be cancelled due to very bad weather or storms, we will communicate this on our social media channels and at least two hours before the performance starts. Tickets for cancelled performances will be refunded. The ticket price can only be refunded to the original purchaser(s) of the ticket.

No returns, no exchanges. Purchased tickets cannot be returned or exchanged, except for cancelled performances.


Accessibility information


Audio description and sign language. The performance ‘SCORES THAT SHAPED OUR FRIENDSHIP’ on Fri 23/07 will be live audio-described and sign language translated. Headphones are available at the entrance.

Accessibility. All venues are wheelchair-accessible and accessible for visitors with reduced mobility. The only exception is the event ‘Endstation fern von hier’. Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available at all venues.

Wheelchair spaces. Please reserve your wheelchair space in the performances at the latest the day before the event at

Assistants. Persons accompanying people with disabilities to a performance receive a free ticket. Please register at no later than the day before the performance.

Hygiene Concept. All events take place in accordance with the COVID 19 regulations valid on the day of the event.

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