House rules


Smoking is prohibited by Belgian law on the entire premises. This includes e-cigarettes. Smoking is allowed outside or in the smokers lounge.

Not allowed objects

Animals, own food and drinks, drugs, glass, aerosol dispensers, sticks, cans, plastic/ PET bottles and sharp objects or any other object that the organisation can consider as dangerous. Our security team has the last word in case of discussion.

No drugs

It is forbidden to use, deal and/or to be in possession of drugs on the festival ground. If you are caught using and/or dealing drugs or if you are found in possession of drugs, you will be forced to leave the festival ground.

Publicity: flyers and posters

You can not distribute flyers and/or posters at Darklands except at the flyer desk near the entrance. All flyers or posters will be removed if necessary. If you want to promote your event you can have your flyer added in the goody bags we distribute among our visitors or place an ad in our visitors program. Placing flyers on the flyer desk is free of charge.

Refund policy

Bought tickets can not be refunded. Tickets may not be sold to a third party for a price higher than charged by the organization.


Our fetish community is based on respect. Please treat other visitor, whatever their fetish is, with the kind of respect you wish to be handled by yourself. People who seem a safety problem to our security team may be removed from the festival ground without a ticket refund.

Pictures and video

Unless with written permission of the organisation, recording video or pictures is not allowed at Darklands. Press can apply for pictures after the event via press accreditation.