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Our story

What once started as small, intimate and recurrent events with friends, has now grown into something much bigger. In 2018, Patroon launched its first public event in the empty production halls of the Schellens Fabriek in Eindhoven. In the previous century, these halls were used for the production of fabrics – hence the name Patroon (Patterns). The DNA of Patroon was created during these sessions: intimate, raw, artistic and unique locations combined with a specific electronic sound hosted by the Patroon Collabs DJ’s. The best news? This is just the beginning.

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House Rules

  • Visitors must be in possession of a valid admission ticket.

  • Visitors must always follow the instructions of the organization and security.

  • Visitors of Patroon must be at least 18 years old. Patroon can ask its visitors to show a valid ID at all times.

  • As soon as you leave the festival grounds, you aren’t allowed to enter again.

  • When entering and leaving the Patroon Festival area, visitors should not cause any nuisance to the neighborhood. We are very keen on keeping the relationship with the surrounding neighborhood on an understanding and collaborative level.  We’d like to keep the neighborhood quiet and tidy so we can host our event more often.

  • The possession and/or dealing of hard drugs is prohibited at Patroon Festival. If there is any evidence of use and/or possession, confiscation of the drugs will follow and the drugs will be handed over to the police.

  • Prescribed medication is permitted only when it's communicated to the organization prior to the event. This is possible via

  • In the context of safety, Patroon will search its visitors and their (hand) bags. Possession of hard drugs, glass, aerosol cans, plastic bottles, cans, fireworks, (fire) weapons or other dangerous / prohibited items or substances, or food, (alcoholic) drinks and / or (pets) is not allowed.

  • Visiting Patroon Festival is at the visitor’s own risk. Patroon takes no responsibility for any damages on any grounds whatsoever, which directly or indirectly arise out of acts or omissions of Patroon, persons in its service, other persons who are working at the festival, or third parties during or in connection with the stay at the festival, unless the damage is caused by intent or gross negligence by Patroon. Patroon’s responsibility is always limited to the grand sum paid by its insurance in this event.

  • The organization advises visitors to wear hearing protection. Earplugs can be purchased at the bar.

  • Wearing a football shirt and / or discriminatory or offensive clothing is not permitted. High heels, selfie sticks or backpacks are not allowed on the dance floor.

  • The organization reserves the right to refuse / deny (further) access to visitors who are in a drunken state and / or under the influence of drugs.

  • It is not permitted to urinate outside the designated toilets.

  • Patroon will not tolerate threat, abuse, discrimination, sexual harassment, physical and / or verbal violence and other annoying and / or offensive behavior.

  • Distribution of promotional material (samples / flyers and the like) is not permitted without written permission from Patroon.

  • It is not allowed to make professional audio or video recordings without prior written permission.

  • Cups / bottles may not be taken outside.

  • Visitors who do not adhere to the house rules of Patroon will be denied access to the event without the right to reimbursement of the costs of the admission ticket and any service and / or other costs charged.

  • Patroon Festival staff will always have the final say in matters not covered by the house rules.

  • When visitors buy a ticket, they automatically give the right to use all video or photo material made on the festival terrain, free and without notice.

  • Upon entering the festival, the visitor automatically agrees with the house rules.

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