Goffertpark important information

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24.06.2015

Extreme temperatures this weekend

According to the most recent forecast it is going to be extremely hot next weekend. The sun will be shining all day, so we would like to advise you to prepare accordingly.

  • Use a sufficient amount of sunscreen with high SPF (sun protection factor).
  • Cover your head and neck as much as you can, for example with a cap, scarf or piece of cloth.
  • Don’t forget to eat and drink
  • Make good use of the shade
  • Don’t drink too much alcohol  

Make sure to drink a sufficient amount of water to avoid dehydration! Dehydration can lead to serious health problems, including cramps, nausea, exhaustion and unconsciousness. There will be several areas where you can get free water. You are allowed to bring a plastic bottle (max. 0.5 ltr per person), which you can refill during the day at the designated areas. We will make sure that there are enough areas where you are protected from the sun. Please make good use of the shade!

High temperates can lead to exhaustion, dizziness and headaches. The combination of dehydration and overheating can lead to a sunstroke. Inform security or medical staff when you feel dizzy or extremely dull.

The predicted high temperatures may cause storms and rain. We will notify you, when necessary, using video screens and/or announcers. Please make sure to follow all instructions carefully. In addition, make sure you are prepared for cool evenings after the storms have passed. Dress accordingly! 

Important: travel information for Mumford & Sons concert in Goffertpark, July 4th

On Saturday July 4th, Mumford & Sons will perform in Goffertpark in Nijmegen and you are one of the lucky visitors. You are receiving this email message because one or more tickets for this concert were bought through this email address. We would like to inform you about some very important travel information to and from Goffertpark.

Please note: due to railroad work, no trains will run between Nijmegen and ’s-Hertogenbosch on Saturday July 4th. We strongly advise all concert visitors to leave home early. Below you will find other means of travelling to Goffertpark.

By train

Between Nijmegen and ’s-Hertogenbosch no trains will run but only Public transporty of exclusive shuttle buses. Keep in mind you will need extra travelling time of 30 to 45 minutes.

From Nijmegen Central Station shuttle buses will transport you to and from Goffertpark. Travelling by a shuttle bus will take about 20 minutes and return tickets cost €5. The last shuttle buses will leave from Goffertpark to NS station Nijmegen Central Station at midnight. We ask you to take into account extra waiting time for the shuttle bus service because of the large concert crowd.

For more information about the railroad works, please go the special railroad works page at: NS.nl

Traveling by coach to Mumford & Sons

You can also book an organized coach ride at Event Travel, picking you up from over 100 stops in the Netherlands with luxury coaches that take you to the Mumford & Sons concert. You can make a reservation for one or more seats online for a coach ride that will cut your travelling time considerably and you will be dropped off right in front of the venue. For prices, more information and reservations please go the Event Travel website: www.eventtravel.nl

Travelling by car

If you have no other option but to go by car, follow the signs ‘Parkeren Mumford & Sons’ as soon as you have reached the Nijmegen city limits. Do no follow the hints of your navsat. Even though it’s the weekend, be sure to plan your trip to Nijmegen carefully and leave home bright and early! Goffertpark will open its gates at 2.30 p.m. and has excellent food and drinks facilities.

Parking

There are two major parking areas in the neighborhood of Goffertpark. You will be guided to one of these parking areas based on the number of cars preceding you. The furthest parking areas are located at a 20-minute walking distance of the venue. Parking is free, except in the parking garages in the Nijmegen area.

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