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PARADE INFO

Parade start & times

Nørresundby 10.00

Nørresundby Torv

9400 Nørresundby

 

Skat 10.30

Østerbro 75

9000 Aalborg

 

Haraldslund 11.00

Kastetvej 83

9000 Aalborg

 

First aid

You will find first aid multiple places during the parade. See the overview here:

 

Water

You will find water stations multiple places during the parade. See an overview here:

 

Toilets

You can see a overview of there to find toilets here:

Transport

FREE TRANSPORT WITH AALBORG CARNIVAL TICKETS

With a Aalborg Carnival ticket you can travel freely by bus and train throughout Region Nordjylland from May 24, 2019 at. 12:00 to May 26, 2019 at. 16:00.

It is easy to get to carnival with public transport. The bus and train station is right in the center with easy access to the town and Kildeparken.

For example, you can take the bus from Thisted to Aalborg Friday, experience the world’s most beautiful carnival and return again Sunday – all included in the price.

NB. Aalborg Carnival tickets are only approved for transport when they sit around the wrist in intact condition.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

For departures and times visit the Rejseplanen which covers the entire country.

Flight

The airport is 6.5 km from the city center. Buses run from the airport to the bus terminal and to the center.

Car

With motorways both in the north and south, Aalborg is quick to get to. Be aware that there are traffic restrictions in Aalborg Midtby. 

General info

NO SHOPPING CARTS!

Shopping carts in the parade is prohibited and result in a fine!

Therefore, build your own wagon or take an old backpack or bag for drinks.

 

Avoid glass

Unfortunately, every year, we see that broken glass bottles create shards in the joy of many participants. We encourage everyone to bring cans and plastic bottles!

Take care of each other

Keep an eye on each other. Never walk into backyards alone. Be sure to follow each other home. There are many guests at the carnival and many are drunk, so watch out for each other.

Remember good footwear

It is important to wear good footwear! Unfortunately, we see every year guests who steps in glass. We therefore encourage everyone to wear good footwear and avoid injuries.

 

Avoid costumes of flammable materials!

Costumes

It is almost only the imagination that sets the limits for the costume. However, political or commercial marketing via banners and costumes is not allowed. In addition, the applicable Danish legislation must always be followed.

Be inspired by this year’s theme “The 4 Seasons”. Aalborg Carnival is the opportunity to forget about everyday life and be whoever you want.

Handicap facilities

It is possible to participate in the parade if you are handicapped or have special needs. In the first part of the parade from Nørresundby there is a handicap section with volunteer guards who can assist if needed.

If you or someone you know wants to participate, please contact info@aalborgkarneval.dk for more info.

FESTIVAL INFO

Opening hours

Kildeparken opens at 11:00.

The officielle line-up  starts at 14:00. See the line-up here.

Kildeparken close at 23:00.

Drinks

Besides the official Carnival Heineken and Carnival Mokai, you are not allowed to bring your own drinks to the party in Kildeparken. All other drinks will be confiscated by our staff at the entrance.

Food

It is not allowed to bring food in Kildeparken. There are a lot of opportunities to get refueled by all the various food stalls.

Cigarets

There is a small selection of tobacco available in all bars in Kildeparken.

Payment

In the park it is possible to pay with cash and various payment cards. We receive all the popular debit and credit cards such as Dankort, Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, Maestrocard and Diners Club. If your card is not on the list, write to info@aalborgkarneval.dk and ask if it is something you can use.

We do not take Mobilepay or other forms of mobile payment.

Age and ID

We recommend that you are at least 16 years old to participate in the party in Kildeparken.

To buy tobacco and alcohol you must be 18 years old and a valid ID must be presented.

Costumes

It is almost only the imagination that sets the limits for the costume. However, political or commercial marketing via banners and costumes is not allowed. In addition, the applicable Danish legislation must always be followed.

Be inspired by this year’s theme “The 4 Seasons”. Aalborg Carnival is the opportunity to forget about everyday life and be whoever you want.

Lost & found

Lost & found are submitted to the lost & found office at the police in Aalborg. Contact information can be found here:

Jyllandsgade 27

9000 Aalborg

Telefon: 9630 1448

E-mail: njyl@politi.dk

Handicap facilities

We offer handicap access via. the tunnel at the DSB entrance.
There is handicap toilets in Kildeparken.

– Please note that bad weather can complicate the trip in Kildeparken for wheelchair users.

Press

All press inquiries must be made to info@aalborgkarneval.dk.

If you need direct contact with an employee, you can call our main number on Tel: +45 9813 7211, and we will forward you to the right person.

Accommodation

Camp Carnival is Aalborg Carnival’s own camping area. It is a short walk to Kildeparken and includes loyalty bracelets. Read more here.

 

If you want to stay at a hotel or hostel you can see a list at Visit Aalborg.

Transport

FREE TRANSPORT WITH AALBORG CARNIVAL TICKETS

With a Aalborg Carnival ticket you can travel freely by bus and train throughout Region Nordjylland from May 24, 2019 at. 12:00 to May 26, 2019 at. 16:00.

It is easy to get to carnival with public transport. The bus and train station is right in the center with easy access to the town and Kildeparken.

For example, you can take the bus from Thisted to Aalborg Friday, experience the world’s most beautiful carnival and return again Sunday – all included in the price.

NB. Aalborg Carnival tickets are only approved for transport when they sit around the wrist in intact condition.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

For departures and times visit the Rejseplanen which covers the entire country.

Flight

The airport is 6.5 km from the city center. Buses run from the airport to the bus terminal and to the center.

Car

With motorways both in the north and south, Aalborg is quick to get to. Be aware that there are traffic restrictions in Aalborg Midtby. 

Neighbor to carnival

Coming soon

General info

NO SHOPPING CARTS!

Shopping carts in the parade is prohibited and result in a fine!

Therefore, build your own wagon or take an old backpack or bag for drinks.

 

Avoid glass

Unfortunately, every year, we see that broken glass bottles create shards in the joy of many participants. We encourage everyone to bring cans and plastic bottles!

Take care of each other

Keep an eye on each other. Never walk into backyards alone. Be sure to follow each other home. There are many guests at the carnival and many are drunk, so watch out for each other.

Remember good footwear

It is important to wear good footwear! Unfortunately, we see every year guests who steps in glass. We therefore encourage everyone to wear good footwear and avoid injuries.

 

Avoid costumes of flammable materials!

Where to buy

Online
Get your tickets online here.

Physical sales
Aalborg Carnival tickets can be purchased from the following dealers from April 1, 2019:

7-Eleven – Note that it is just a selection of 7-Elven stores that carry carnival bracelets. See the stores here.
Billig Billy – Negotiated in all stores. See their stores here.

Free Bar tickets are sold in all 7-Eleven stores in Aalborg Centrum.

Camp Carnival

Practival info

Location:

Postmestervej

9000 Aalborg

 

Gas and barbecues are not allowed at Camp Carnival.

Use of open fire (including mosquito lights, candles, etc.) is strictly prohibited.

Aalborg Carnival reserves the right to check luggage, tents etc.

There is no way to connect electricity to the tents at Camp Carnival.

Sofas, refrigerators / freezers, generators, pavilions, tarpaulins and the like, must not be brought to the camping grounds for safety reasons.

Dogs are not allowed.

 You can charge your phone in the lockers

Program

Schedule – Activities and events

Friday 

Kl. 12.00

Camp Karneval is open

Kl. 12.00 – 22.00

Set up your tent

Chill in the lounge area with beer pong, board games, music and much more.

Saturday 

Kl. 07.30

Free breakfast

At Camp Carnival we will be upholding one of the oldest carnival traditions – the breakfast!

We will be setting up a large common breakfast table where you can start the carnival party with the other camp guests. This will be a small continental breakfast with a “pick me up” 😉

Serving will stop at 9.00.

Kl. 08.30-09.30

Need help with your costume? – Ready for the parade!

During and after the breakfast you will be able to get some assitance with the finishing touches of your costume. We will provide face paint, and you can fix the last parts of your costume with glue guns provided by us.

Kl. 09.30

Camp Carnival parade – The first parade!

We will begin the first carnival parade of the day together! We will leave the camp at 9.30

There will be music for our parade when we walk towards the three different paradestarts via Vesterbro.

You can decided for yourselves which of the three you would like to start at, or just go with the flow and follow us.

All of saturday

Camp Carnival will be open all day if you should need to come back to rest and take a break from the party in the park. Your tent is only 300 meters away from Kildeparken.

Sunday 

Kl. 09.00-11.00

Hangover lounge in the lounge area for all the camp guests.

There will be half brice on everything in the bar and we will provide 1 free redbull and a bag of popcorn pr person. Crisps will be sold for only 10 kr.

Kl. 11.00-12.00

Clean up the camp! 

We will help eachother to clean the tent areas before departure.

Kl. 12.00

Camp Carnival closes. See you next year!

Opening hours

Opens Friday, May 24 at. 12:00

Closes Sunday, May 26 at. 12:00

People must have left the area no later than 12:00.

 

Bar Opening hours:

Friday 12:00 – 22:00
Saturday 8:00 – 10:00 & 16:00 – 22:00
Sunday 8:00 – 11:00

Remember that the camp site is not a ”party” area due to sound restrictions because of the neighbours. 

Lockers

It is possible to use lockers for valuables as well as for charging your phone.

Parking & transport

There is no access for cars at the camp itself. Overview of access conditions and directions are updated as soon as possible.

Food & drinks

It is allowed to bring your own food and drinks into Camp Carnival

There will also be a foodtruck and a bar which sells cold beer on tap, sodas and energydrinks

Saturday morning we will host a free continental brekfast with all the camp guests. 

Sunday morning we will provide a free redbull and popcorn

The bar will be half price on everything

Facilties

Access to the Camp Carnival bar and lounge

Own toilets and bathrooms

Own entrance to Kildeparken

Breakfast and drinks pre-order offer

Charging options of phones etc.

Tents

Tent sizes:

There has been calculated around 3 square meters for 2 persons. If you are traveling a larger group you can combine this space and etc. bring a 10person tent.

Setup:

Never put your tent up on the fire paths

Tents must be within the marked areas

Tents outside the marked areas will immediately be taken down

Tent size must adhere to the goals in the assigned space.

Cleaning:

Please clean up after yourself, and take your tents with you.

Power & charging stations

There is no way to connect electricity to the tents at Camp Carnival. Phones can be charged in locked lockers.

Alcohol

It is allowed to bring your own food and drinks into Camp Carnival. There are plenty of supermarkets in the area where you can buy provisions. Ask your hosts about guiding you to the nearest supermarket.

Noise

The noise limit is set as for ordinary campsites.

As with ordinary campsites, there must be quiet after 10 pm. That means that no music can be played from larger speaker systems. Our guards will ask you to subdue if it annoys neighbors too much.

FREE BAR

Practical info

Free bar includes all you can drink Heineken & Mokaï (cider) as well as surprises along the way, and everything is cold all day. The trucks open half an hour before the parade starts and the last round is served when we reach Hotel Hvide Hus.

Be aware that only one item is delivered at a time.

• Free bar does NOT give access to the event in Kildeparken

• Free bar applies ONLY in connection with the parade, and ends at Hotel Hvide Hus

You must be over 18 years of age to purchase Free Bar

• REMEMBER ID – If there is the slightest doubt, we will check!

• No distribution to others. If this happens, we will cut your bracelet.

• If you need help during parade start, you can turn to the parade guards, who is wearing red coveralls or at first aid posts

Start

Nørresundby – Start 9.30 

1 Fri Bar trucks

 

Fiskekutter 1 / Leon Leegaard

 

Skat – Start 10:00

2 Fri Bar trucks

 

Fiskekutter 2 / Oliver Jæger

De Dødes Vogn / Thoby

 

 

Haraldslund – Start 10:30

3 Fri Bar trucks

Fiskekutter 3 / Janus Lauvring

Mardi Gras / Albe

De Dødes Vogn 2 / Tvillingerne

KIDS CARNIVAL

Parade info

Gabels Torv at 10:00

 

The parade starts at Gabels Torv and goes via Boulevarden towards J.F. Kennedys Plads and through the DSB tunnel to Kildeparken.

 

Opening hours

The Enchanted Park is open from 10:00 – 16:00

Food & drinks

It is allowed to bring a small food basket or similar with you and settle under the beautiful trees in Kildeparken.

You are not allowed to bring your own drinks. 

There are food & drink stalls in the entire park.

Payment

In the park it is possible to use all the popular debit and credit cards such as Dankort, Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, Maestrocard and Diners Club. If your card is not on the list, write to info@aalborgkarneval.dk and ask if we support the card.

We also offer cash payment in the park.

At the Kids Carnival you can also use Mobilepay

Costumes

It is almost only the imagination that sets the limits for the costume. However, political or commercial marketing via banners and costumes are not allowed. In addition, the applicable Danish legislation must of course always be followed

General info

Coming soon

Lost & found

If you lost something, you can contact the info booth in Kildeparken, which will inform you if something has been found.

 

Lost & found will be handed over to the lost property office at the police in Aalborg after the Kids Carnival. If they cannot help you in the info booth, they are the ones you need to get hold of and not us. Contact information can be found here:

 

Jyllandsgade 27

9000 Aalborg

Telefon: 9630 1448

E-mail: njyl@politi.dk

INTERNATIONAL PARADE

Practical info

The international parade moves from J.F. Kennedys Plads and down to Gabels Torv.
The parade starts on Friday 17 May at. 18: 00
There is an opportunity to see the parade from the sidewalk all the way down Boulevarden, Østerågade and Nytorv. We will set up 3 tribunes in the area of Nytorv, where you can buy a seat during the day, so you don’t have to stand behind that tall guy and miss it all.

© Aalborg Karneval 2019