Practical Information


  • Highlight Delft takes place from 18-20 November.
  • During the 3 days, all locations are open from 17.30-23.30. 
  • Both districts and hubs are open from 17.00.

Note: During Highlight Delft, photo and video recordings are made to capture the event. As a visitor to Highlight Delft, you give the organization permission to use images (photo and video) in which you appear for communication purposes.


Discover installations on the nexus of art and technology, spread over a route of unique locations through the centre and across the TU Delft Campus. The locations are both outdoors and indoors. With a Highlight Delft ticket, you can visit all these unique locations.
The route is divided into two districts, the Nieuw Delft and the Delft Campus district. After you have exchanged the ticket for a wristband at one of the two district hubs, you can start the Highlight Delft route at any desired location.


All tickets are available online.
When a ticket has been purchased, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. During opening hours of Highlight Delft, you can exchange this digital ticket for a festival wristband at one of our district hubs.

District hubs (open from 17.00-23.30)

Ticket types

  • Passepartout for 3 days
  • Day tickets, Day tickets students, Day ticket children

Additions to your Highlight Delft ticket:

  • Tour tickets, for a guided tour through one of the districts
  • Highlight Delft Artist Talks ticket, for the Artist Talks in Theater de Veste

COVID-19 and refunding the ticket

We are anticipating for a full Highlight Delft, where you can always keep a distance of one and a half meters without any problems. When you exchange your ticket for a wristband, we will ask you for a valid CoronaCheck QR-code. You can get your money back if you object to this measure. When additional measures have to be taken to allow Highlight Delft to continue, we’ll inform everyone with a ticket. If Highlight Delft is not possible at all due to new COVID-19 restrictions, all your costs (including service costs) will be refunded in full.

Guided tours

We offer guided tours in both districts. Join us on a route along a few locations and learn more about the installations, the artists and the creation process. Enjoy some untold (fun)facts about the installations and locations! The tour lasts one hour and tickets are made available as an additions to your day ticket or passepartout. Your tour ticket need to match the date of your day ticket. The tours start at different times on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Take the boat, and travel between the districts over water! The boat leaves every 20 minutes from the boarding
point in front of The Student Hotel (Nieuw Delft district) and at De Nieuwe Haven (Delft Campus district).


The Highlight Delft route can be walked per district. The route in the Delft Campus district is approximately 4.5 km. The route in the Nieuw Delft district is about 2.5 km. The distance between the two districts is approximately 2.5 km. This is a beautiful route along the Schie. The length of the total route along both districts is approximately 9 kilometres.


All locations can be reached by bicycle. If you don’t have your own bike in Delft, rent an OV bike at station Delft, or an electric shared scooter:  GO sharing or Felyx.

Train, bus and tram

Delft station is located right next to the Nieuw Delft district. From Delft Campus stop it is about a twenty-minute walk to the Delft Campus district.

Both districts can be reached by regular busses and near a bus stop.
The Nieuw Delft district can be reached with all bus lines that go to and past the bus and tram stop Delft Station. Tram 1 Delft Tanthof – Scheveningen Noorderstrand and tram 19 Delft Station – HMC Antoniushove also stop here.
You can reach the Delft Campus district with bus 40, bus 174, or bus 69: stop at TU sport & cultuur. The buses ride approximately every 20 minutes. The last bus 40 departs (weekdays only) at 7:26 PM and the last bus 69 departs at 11:29 PM.

Car and parking

We advise all Highlight Delft visitors to travel by public transport or bicycle as much as possible. If you do come by car, park your car in the Delft Campus district: P-Sports, van den Broekweg. Parking in this district is free.
For the Nieuw Delft district: paid parking, on the street or in one of the city garages. The Phoenix garage and the Zuidpoort garage are the closest. Every parking garage is open 24/7.

Food and drinks

In the Nieuw Delft district, you can find several restaurants & cafes near all festival locations and on the route. Like restaurant The Comments in The Student Hotel, Pavarotti or Huszár.
There is also a location in the Delft Campus district where you can eat and drink: cafe X, this restaurant can be found in the building of X TU Delft.

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