Gamebox Festival
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Denmark's largest gaming event
19 - 21 April 2024

What is Gamebox Festival?

Gamebox Festival is a large gaming event that brings together gaming enthusiasts of all ages. We fill 30,000 m2 in MCH Messecenter Herning with everything gaming and esport. For example, computer games, console games, gaming equipment, streamers, fan culture and much more. 

Gamebox Festival consists of a festival area and a LAN. The festival area has the following opening hours:

Friday19 April15:00 - 20:00
Saturday20 April10:00 - 20:00
Sunday 21 April10:00 - 18:00

Meanwhile, the LAN halls are open around the clock from Friday 15:00 to Sunday 18:00. 

Gamebox Festival offers tickets with and without a seat for LAN. 

Explore the activities at the 2024 festival

Gamer kid - Gamebox LAN age limit?

Gamer child - Gamebox LAN age limit?

Gaming for all ages - Gamebox Festival

Age limit

Everyone is welcome at Gamebox Festival. However, we expect participants to be able to take care of themselves or be accompanied by someone. For example, a parent or older sibling. This applies especially to LAN but also to the festival area itself at Gamebox Festival.

Food and drink

There will be various food stalls at Gamebox Festival.
As a LAN participant, it is possible to purchase a LAN Meals package when you buy your LAN ticket in the ticket system.

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It is only possible to stay overnight at Gamebox Festival if you have purchased a LAN ticket OR a LAN Support ticket. In this case, a spot in a sleeping hall is included in the price. The festival area has its own opening hours and closes in the evening. Alternatively, accommodation can be booked through our partner: OrgaNicer.

What can you experience at Gamebox Festival?

At Gamebox Festival you can have fun with your friends and family. You can also meet others who share your interest in gaming and form new friendships.

There are also plenty of opportunities to acquire new knowledge about gaming and the gaming world. Both as a gamer and as a parent of a gamer child. 

Gamebox Festival consists of a festival area with activities and a LAN. And what is a LAN? LAN stands for Local Area Network - a local network where several computers are connected to the same data connection.
You bring your own computer (or console) to play on throughout the event. This is also called "byoc", which stands for "bring your own computer/console".

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Gaming for kids - Gamebox LAN

Gaming for children - Gamebox LAN

How do I participate with my child?

Do you have a gamer child who wants to go to Gamebox Festival? Then there are various options for how you as a parent can participate. Your child can only attend the LAN alone if they can take care of themselves. There is no age limit for LAN or Gamebox Festival. It is up to the parents to decide when the child is old enough.

Only the festival area

Buy a 1-day ticket or a 3-day ticket for each of you. Then you can explore the event together during regular opening hours. 

The child is at the LAN. You are only in the festival area.

Buy a 1-day or 3-day ticket for yourself and a LAN ticket for your child. Then you can explore the event together during regular opening hours. This requires the child to be able to take care of themselves.

The child is at the LAN. You would like to go to the LAN without a computer.

As a parent of a child in the LAN area, you have the option of buying a special parent ticket depending on whether you would like to be there for the whole festival or just for a single day.

  • 1-day ticket LAN PARENT
    The ticket gives access to 1 optional day. This ticket includes access to the LAN area, so you can stay with your child after the festival area has closed.
    Ticket for coaches and parents of children in LAN. Wristbands are put on at the entrance and give access to the Gamebox Festival and the LAN area throughout the festival + a place in the dormitory. This ticket does NOT provide a place for LAN, where you can bring a computer.

You can find both tickets in the regular ticket system.

Get a feel for
Gamebox Festival

Watch clips from the many activities at the festival and the awesome shows on Jyske Bank Main Stage.

Any questions?

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Get ready to dive into a sea of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Discover a world of gaming.

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