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Distortion Ø 2024

Distortion Ø 2024 in Copenhagen.

May 29, 2024 → Jun 1, 2024

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Rated 4.9 by 494,400+ people

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Your Ultimate Guide to Distortion Ø 2024

Embark on a memorable journey to the pulsating heart of Copenhagen's music scene for the much-anticipated Distortion Ø 2024! This annual event, renowned as the largest street party in Europe, transforms the city into a vibrant, pulsating hub of music, art, and culture. Copenhagen's streets, squares, and parks come alive with the energy of thousands of party-goers from across the globe. Whether you're a seasoned festival-goer or this is your first time at a festival, here’s everything you need to dive into this vibrant event.

Dates and Venue

Mark your calendars for the last weekend of May, running from the 29th until the 1st of June 2024. The festival’s weekend finale, Distortion Ø, unfolds in the scenic area of Refshaleøen. This once-industrial zone turned cultural hotspot is the perfect backdrop for the festival, with its raw urban charm and waterfront views.

The action kicks off at 18:00 each day, stretching into the early hours of the morning, with Friday wrapping up at 04:00 and Saturday pushing further to 06:00.

Lineup and Stages

This year, Distortion Ø has outdone itself with 38 artists across 4 stages. On Friday, catch the likes of DJ Heartstring, Mall Grab, Sven Väth, and I Hate Models as they set the tone for what's to come. Saturday continues the thrill with performances from Stephan Bodzin and Avalon Emerson, among others.

The full lineup ensures a rich mix of genres and styles, promising something for every musical palate. The festival's tradition of dancing till sunrise in the forest remains a highlight, creating a magical escape within the city. And on Sunday, get ready to create new memories and sightsee the beautiful Copenhagen.


Secure your spot by grabbing a ticket early. Options include a weekend pass for the entire finale at 1000 DKK, or choose a day ticket for 600 DKK. Remember, the festival often sells out due to its popularity and limited space in the enchanting forest setting.

Atmosphere and Music

Distortion Ø is more than just music; it's an experience. The event is a celebration of Copenhagen's unique spirit, with an atmosphere that is both electric and welcoming. The music ranges from underground techno and house to international acts, with past performances from artists such as Hate Models.

The crowd truly loves their music and their city. Between sets, roam the festival grounds adorned with intriguing light installations and spontaneous performances that capture the festival's experimental roots. It’s a place to let loose, meet new friends, and enjoy the creative spirit of Copenhagen.

Food and Beverages

You won't go hungry at Distortion Ø. The cuisine is a delightful fusion of traditional Danish fare and international street food, offering something for every palate. The festival features a variety of food stalls showcasing everything from local Danish delights to international dishes.

Vegan or carnivore, there's something for everyone. And of course, there are plenty of bars scattered throughout the venue to keep you hydrated—or a bit tipsy—as you dance the night away.

Dress Code

The dress code at Distortion Ø is all about personal expression. Expect a colorful mix of festival gear, costumes, and casual wear. Whether it's your boldest, most Bohemian outfit or simply comfortable dancing gear, make sure it’s something you can move freely in.

The festival goes on rain or shine, so a waterproof jacket might be your best accessory.

Activities Beyond the Fiesta

In addition to the main event, Distortion Ø offers a bunch of other activities. Explore the city's rich history, visit the pop-up art installations, or take part in one of the many workshops. And remember, Copenhagen is a city best explored on foot or by bike, so make sure to take some time to wander its charming streets.

Bag Policy

As for bags, pack light! Only small bags are allowed for safety reasons, and everything will be checked at the entrance. For a smooth entry and safe experience at Distortion Ø, the bag policy is straightforward but strict. Attendees are allowed to bring small bags or backpacks, with the maximum dimensions being 30cm x 20cm x 10cm.

All bags will be thoroughly checked at the entrance to ensure everyone's safety. To avoid long lines and speed up the entry process, we advise packing only the essentials. Large backpacks, suitcases, or bulky items are not permitted inside the festival area. Plan ahead to keep your belongings minimal, for a hassle-free and enjoyable festival experience!

Why Bounce Luggage Storage is Convenient at Distortion Ø 2024

Traveling light is key to fully enjoying Distortion Ø 2024, and that's where Bounce comes in. As the largest luggage storage platform, Bounce offers a simple, accessible, and reliable solution for storing your bags while you immerse yourself in the festival.

Making the Most of Your Distortion Ø Experience

With over 10,000 short-term luggage storage facilities worldwide, including many in Copenhagen, Bounce ensures that your belongings are safe, giving you the freedom to enjoy your day.

Using Bounce is easy. Simply download the app or visit the website, find a convenient storage location (we partner with local businesses like souvenir shops and cafes), and drop off your bag. Each item stored through Bounce comes with $10,000 in BounceShield™ Protection, so you can party worry-free.

And with our friendly 24/7 customer support, any questions or concerns can be quickly addressed. 

Things to Do in Copenhagen

While Distortion Ø 2024 is a major draw, Copenhagen offers much more. Visit the iconic Little Mermaid statue, explore the historic Tivoli Gardens, or take a boat tour along the city's picturesque canals. For art lovers, the National Gallery of Denmark is a must-see, with its extensive collection of Danish and international art. 

Foodies should head to Torvehallerne, a bustling food market offering everything from fresh produce to gourmet chocolate. And don't miss the chance to try smørrebrød, a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich. 

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The Distortion Festival promises to be an unforgettable experience, and with Bounce, you can enjoy it to the fullest. So pack your bags, store them with Bounce, and get ready for an incredible journey to Copenhagen, Denmark. See you there!

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All you need to know

  • What is the street festival in Copenhagen in May?

    The street festival in Copenhagen that typically takes place in May is called Distortion. Distortion is a renowned city-wide celebration known for its party-crawl through different districts of Copenhagen. The festival begins with street parties, intimate gatherings, and various urban spaces filled with music, dance, and art. Distortion embodies the city's vibrant cultural scene, attracting both locals and international visitors with its dynamic atmosphere and eclectic mix of electronic music, performances, and installations. The festival traditionally culminates in the Distortion Ø weekend finale, held in the area of Refshaleøen, where the festivities continue with numerous DJs and artists performing until sunrise.

  • Is distortion Festival free?

    Distortion Festival in Copenhagen is not entirely free. While the festival features several free street parties and events that are open to the public during the initial days, there are specific events and parties within the festival that require a paid ticket. Notably, the Distortion Ø, which is the grand finale weekend of the festival, requires tickets for entry. These tickets cover the costs of the performances, stages, and additional infrastructure set up for the event in the Refshaleøen area.

  • Where is Distortion Ø 2024?

    Distortion Ø 2024 will be held at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen. This area is known for its industrial heritage and has been transformed into a vibrant cultural hub. Refshaleøen offers a unique backdrop for the festival, combining urban charm with waterfront views, making it an ideal location for this popular music and cultural event.

  • How many people attend Distortion Ø 2024?

    The number of attendees at Distortion Ø 2024 is expected to reach around 100,000. This large turnout reflects the festival's popularity, both among locals and international visitors, attracted by its extensive lineup and the unique cultural experiences it offers in the vibrant setting of Copenhagen.

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