December 27th - 30th 2019 Accra, Ghana

Info

+ General Info

What are the festival dates?
The festival starts on Friday, December 27th and ends on the morning of Tuesday, December 31st.

Where is the festival?
The festival will take on the beach next to Labadi hotel in Accra, Ghana. The beach is one of many gorgeous beaches along Ghana’s coastline and is just a ten minute drive away from Accra’s Kotoka International Airport.

What are the festival times?
The festival will begin in the afternoon of each day and run until the early hours of the next day. Full programme details will be announced soon. Keep up to date by signing up to the mailing list or by following us on Instagram @AfroNationGhana.

What age do I have to be?
Afro Nation Festival is an 16+ only event and you will need ID to prove your age to guarantee entry. To purchase alcoholic beverages at the festival you must be over 18.

Where can I find full set times?
Set times and day-by-day breakdowns will be revealed before the festival begins. Keep up to date by signing up to the mailing list or following us on Instagram @AfroNationGhana.

Will Accreditation be open every day of the festival?
Yes. Full opening times will be released nearer to the festival.

Can I go in and out of the festival site every night?
Yes. Your wristband allows you to go to and from the festival site and into each venue as often as you’d like.

Are there any birthday/bulk packages available?
Unfortunately we aren’t offering any packages at this time.

What happens if I lose my wristband?
Wristbands will only be issued once. Broken or lost wristbands cannot be replaced so please look after them.

+ Tickets

How much are tickets?
Ticket prices can be viewed via our booking link on the Tickets page, subject to availability.

What’s included in my festival ticket?
General admission tickets include four-day access to the main festival area. VIP tickets include access to the main area, a dedicated VIP area, private bar and attended toilets. Note: Drinks and private tables are not included in the ticket price. Bill and venues subject to change.

Are physical tickets available?
Physical tickets are currently only available in Accra via one of the below First National Bank branches:

1. Achimota Mall
2. Junction Mall
3. Accra Mall
4. Accra Financial Center
5. West Hills Mall
6. Tema Comm 11 (GIAAN Towers)
7. Makola Shopping Mall

For more info call 0541304800

What do the different ticket releases mean?
There is no difference in access between the Early Bird, 1st & 2nd release tickets. As more tickets are released closer to the festival dates, they go up in price. So the sooner you buy your ticket, the more you will save!

How can I change my address?
Please contact your ticket provider directly.

How can I change my booking email?
Please contact your ticket provider directly.

Can I sell my ticket?
Unfortunately all tickets are non-transferable and we are unable to offer any refunds for tickets no longer needed.

Can I upgrade to a VIP ticket if I’ve already purchased a General Admission ticket?
Unfortunately, we are unable to offer ticket upgrades.

Can I use tickets bought with my old/lost card?
Please bring your new card, an official form of identification and a letter or bill that matches your account’s address and you will be able to exchange for your festival wristband.

What do I need to bring to guarantee entry?
Please bring your ticket, the card you purchased the ticket with and valid photo identification.

What if someone else bought my ticket for me?
If your name on the ticket does not match your ID, you will need to bring the following in order to exchange for your festival wristband: 
1 – A signed cover letter from the card holder
2 – A clear scan of the card used
3 – A clear scan of passport or driving license of the card holder

What needs to be on a cover letter from the card holder?
A written letter giving you consent from the card holder that matches the billing address of your booking. This needs to be signed and dated by the card holder.

What constitutes a valid photo ID?
Photographic forms of identification such as a passport or driving licence are acceptable.

Can I cancel my ticket?
Unfortunately all tickets are non-refundable, we are unable to offer any refunds for tickets no longer needed.

Who are the official ticket vendors?
Our official vendors are, Ticket Arena, Festicket, Skiddle, Shoobs and Ticketweb.

+ Accommodation

Where should I stay?
Visit our travel partner Travel Republic to browse a range of options covering all budgets.

Can you camp at Afro Nation?
Afro Nation is a non-camping festival. Check our partner Travel Republic for a range of accommodation deals.

How should I resolve an issue with my hotel?
Please speak with your hotel provider directly.

What time is check-in and check-out?
Check-in and check-out times for hotels and apartments vary. Find these by contacting Travel Republic or your accommodation directly.

How can I safely store belongings?
Most hotels come with safety deposit boxes in the rooms, but some require a nominal fee for their use. Check with your accommodation when booking for information.

+ Flights

What are my flight options to Accra?
Accra can be reached from all major UK, US and European airports, with both direct and non-direct flights. These can be booked through Travel Republic.

Which airport should I fly into?
Kotoka International Airport is the closest airport to the festival. There are flights direct and non-direct to the airport from across the UK, US and many European and African destinations.

+ Local info

How hot is it in Accra?
The average daytime temperature in December is 30 degrees in Accra, with roughly 12 hours of daylight.

Where are the best areas to stay?
Accra has plenty of accommodation options. Find the perfect place for you with Travel Republic.

Where is the festival site?
The festival site is on the beach next to Labadi hotel.

Are there cash machines on-site?
There are cash machines throughout Accra.

What currency do I need to bring?
Cedi is the official currency in Ghana. These can be purchased easily at the bank, post office or airport.

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