Day attendees: June 14 – 16
LAN attendees: June 14 – 17

FAQ

FESTIVAL INFO

DreamHack is an immersive gaming experience where the community comes to life. At our festival, you come to experience professional esports tournaments, amateur and high school gaming tournaments, world-famous bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, cosplay, art, activities, expo, screenings and more.

We’ll be at the Elmia Congress & Concert Hall in Jönköping, Sweden.

We’ll be using Lobby South for the full duration of the festival, and it will be open 24/7!

We’ve got a fleshed out Travel page with multiple modes of transport listed. You just pick whichever works best for you, and we’ll see you here.

Until we announce anything, consider its status not happening/unknown. If you cannot find what you’re looking for on our website, then assume it’s not yet announced or it will not be happening at this time.

Join our Discord and talk to one of our reps! You can also contact our reps at support@dreamhack.com if you prefer email.

TICKETING info

You might have decided to upgrade your DreamHack experience and we want to support you, so send an email to support@dreamhack.com and they can assist.

There may be some tickets or ticket types that aren’t upgradable.

DreamHack tickets are non-refundable. The only circumstance for a ticket refund is if the event is postponed.

You will receive a full refund within 60 days of the original event dates.

Journalists may contact the Office of Press Operations via email press@dreamhack.com 

Children aged 5 and under are able to attend the festival for free.

Yes! Simply email us at support@dreamhack.com, show us of your card, and we can accommodate your request.

The only place that can assist with ticketing is our support line: support@dreamhack.com

SECURITY & SAFETY

Make sure to check out the festival rules list so you know exactly what you can and cannot do at the festival.

While we cannot discuss all aspects of the security measures we implement at our festivals, you can read more information about what is and is not allowed at the festival through section 1 on our rules page.

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LAN FAQ

All support will happen via the DreamHack Discord Server so don’t forget to join that before your tournament is due to start!

There is a BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) LAN area at our event where you can join in our LAN tournaments, and play games all weekend long.

We’d recommend the following:

  • Your gaming rig: PC, monitor, mouse, keyboard, headphones, and other peripherals.
  • Don’t forget the cables!
  • Powerstrip extension (with multiple power outlets)
  • Ethernet/network cable (about 15m)
  • Personal medication
  • Water bottle – don’t forget to hydrate!
  • Extra comfy clothes

Yes! Your table can be used for any console or other system. You’ll still need to bring your own monitor, cables, console, etc.

No. The LAN area is only accessible for those with LAN tickets.

Your gaming rig or console, cables, powerstrips extensions, Ethernet cable (about 15M), personal medication, water bottle and some extra comfy drip.

  • Your friends (don’t pack them, it’ll be awkward at security)
  • Your phone
  • Cushion for your derriere
  • Decorations! All must be powered off your PC and fit in your space without disturbing anyone else near you.
  • Duct tape (solves most problems!)
  • Computer security lock, cables, and padlock to secure your hardware
  • Multivitamins
  • Flashlight to find your stuff in the dark
  • Ear plugs
  • Your own gaming chair
LAN Tournaments

No, more tournaments will be added in the coming weeks, please follow us on social media to stay up to date with the latest.

The prize pools will be announced in the coming weeks.

We will be opening sign-ups at least two months in advance and share these here and on social media.

Everyone at the LAN with a ticket and place can compete in any LAN tournament if they can field a team where it is necessary.

To compete in our tournaments you need to be on-site at DreamHack Summer and have a valid ticket.

Sleeping Hall

The sleeping hall will be in Hall A.

There will be a separate area in the sleeping hall for all women and non-binary people.

We welcome everyone at DreamHack, and we will be making sure you feel at home so at the festival there will be women/non-binary toilets and showers posted on the event map.

It opens at 15:00 CEST on Friday, June 14 and closes on Monday, June 18 at 10:00. During DreamHack Summer you will be able to access the sleeping hall 24/7,

The sleeping hall is first come, first serve – so you will have to check in at a later time.

Pillows, covers/blanket(s)/duvet, earplugs (if you are a light sleeper), towel for showering.

You will store the items at your seat.

  • Air mattress 90cm (electrical pump is nice to have)
  • Blanket to put under the mattress as isolation between you and the floor
  • Sleeping bag & pillow