Program

  • Highlight Delft takes place from 16 to 18 February 2023
  • During three days all locations are open from 5:30-11:30 pm (17:30-23:30 h)
  • Both Hubs are open from 5:00 pm (17:00 h)

Route

Visit the city of Delft to discover innovative art and technology merged into experimental installations. Unique indoor and outdoor locations are open for three nights, presenting a special view of what the future can look like. Start your tour at one of the two Festival Hubs:

  • Delft City Centre
  • TU Delft Campus

The inspiring side-program Space of Possiblities is situated at the Festival Hubs, Theater de Veste and Expositieruimte 38CC. See map for more information.

Tickets

With a Highlight Delft ticket you can visit all festival locations. After presenting your e-ticket at the ticket booth at one of the Hubs, you’ll receive a festival wristband. You can start with the route at either Hub.

All tickets are available online. Early Bird sale ends 1 January 2023 or sooner when tickets are sold out. After purchasing a ticket, an confirmation e-mail is sent. During opening hours of Highlight Delft you can collect your wristband at one of the three ticket booths located in both Hubs.

Festival Hubs

  • Delft City Centre: The Social Hub (van Leeuwenhoekpark 1) & in station Delft (next to Broodzaak)
  • TU Delft Campus: outside X TU Delft building (Mekelweg 8)

At both Hubs we present inspiration and information. You can enjoy music, food and drinks here, or take your own 3D Highlight Delft Logo Selfie.

Opening hours: 5:00-11:30 pm (17.00-23.30 h).

Choose your ticket

  • Passe-partout: 3-day pass to visit Highlight Delft, unlimited entries.
  • Day ticket: valid per day, 16 or 17 or 18 February 2023.

Specials:

  • Discount day ticket: students & youth 14 years and up.

Children under 14: free admission.

Additions

  • Guided tour ticket: ticket for a guided walk at one of the two routes
  • Photo tour ticket: ticket for a photo walk with tips & tricks how to take the best Highlight Delft picture at one of the two routes

Book a tour with guide or photographer

You can join a tour in Delft City Centre or TU Delft Campus. Learn more about installations, the artist and the creation process. Enjoy new facts and figures of the installation and location, or shoot the perfect picture with your smartphone or camera.

A tour takes one hour. Tour tickets are available as an addition to your day ticket or passe-partout only. Tour tickets must have the same date as your day ticket. Tours start at multiple times at all days, from both Hubs.

On foot

Highlight Delft consists of two routes. The distance of TU Delft Campus route is 1,7 kilometer (1.06 mile), Delft City Centre route is 2,3 kilometer (1,43 mile) long. The distance between the two districts is approximately 2,5 kilometer (1,55 mile), making a total of 6,5 kilometer or just over 4 miles to complete the Highlight Delft 2023 route.

By bike

All locations can be reached by bike. Rental bikes are available at OV fiets op station Delft.

Train, bus and tram

Start at the Delft City Centre Hub from station Delft. Train station Delft is part of the route. TU Delft Campus Hub is about a twenty minute walk from train station Delft Campus.

The Highlight Delft bus leaves every twenty minutes from Delft City Centre (busstation Delft) to TU Delft Campus (TU Berlageweg) and back. Look for the Highlight Delft logo.

Public transport: the Delft City Centre Hub can be reached by all buses to and from station Delft. Also tram 1 and tram 19 stop here.

TU Delft Campus Hub: busstop TU Berlageweg, bus 40, 174, or 69.  Last bus 69 to station Delft leaves at 11.57 PM (23:57 h) on weekdays only.

Car and parking

We encourage all Highlight Delft visitors to travel to the Highlight Delft Festival Hubs by public transport or bike as much as possible. When arriving by car, you can park for free at TU Delft Campus location P-Sports, van den Broekweg.
At Delft City Centre best park your car at one of the parking garages in town. Phoenixgarage and Zuidpoortgarage are closest to the City Centre Hub, and are open 24/7.

Food and drinks

There are plenty of places to have a snack or a drink at the Delft City Centre route, like The Social Hub. At TU Delft Campus you can find café X at X TU Delft building, Mekelweg 8.

Update

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Disclaimer

At Highlight Delft you are entering an area where photography, video recording, and audio recording may occur. Highlight Delft Festival reserves the right to use any photograph, video, or audio taken at the event without the express written permission of those included within the photograph, video, or audio recording for commercial and non-commercial publications.

COVID-19

By buying a pass or ticket and attending the festival you agree to comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols implemented by law at the time of the festival. Please note, Highlight Delft may choose to implement additional restrictions to the ones required by law if deemed necessary to ensure a safe event for all.