Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

We're celebrating our 20th anniversary by opening the doors of Kendine Has Babylon Soundgarden to all festival-goers! This year, Kendine Has Babylon Soundgarden is free. The only thing you need to do is to come to Yapı Kredi bomontiada!

The festival area has limited capacity. You should definitely plan to arrive early to be on the safe side. The earlier you come, the better. Kendine Has Babylon Soundgarden will start at 12:00pm with the performances of Radio Babylon DJs at the Kendine Has Stage. Talks and Workshops also start at 12:00pm. The Happy Hour will take place between 18:30-20:30 at Jungle Stage.

The festival will end at 04:00am on Sunday, April 28th.

The artists will be performing at three different stages: Kendine Has Stage, Babylon Stage, and Jungle Stage. Some artists will be performing at the same time. Check out the program chart to see the lineup of each stage. Some areas will have limited capacities.

You can attend to talks and workshops by registering at the festival area. The capacity of talks and workshopsa is limited.

We have an info point near the entrance of the festival area. Check out the festival map to see where it is located.

Yes! Download the Babylon mobile app to have all the information about the festival program, talks, and workshops at your fingertips! Remember to opt-in for Push Notifications to stay in the loop on important updates all day long!

No. Kendine Has Babylon Soundgarden invites music fans of all ages. Some areas at the festival site are 18+ only though.

All festival attendees must pass through security and bags are subject to inspection. Prohibited items will be confiscated.

  • No firearms/explosives/weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc) ❌

  • No Selfie sticks, no tripods ❌

  • No outside food and beverage ❌

  • No hard back chairs / lawn furniture ❌

  • No professional camera equipment (no detachable lenses) ❌

  • No audio/video recording equipment ❌

  • No drones or hover cameras ❌

Video recorders and cameras with detachable lenses will not be allowed inside the festival area. You can use your phone camera though.

You can see the weather forecast from here:
Kendine Has Babylon Soundgarden is a rain or shine event. You should be prepared for any weather circumstances.

No pets allowed, unless it is a service animal. 🐶

Security and safety are of the utmost importance. Our security staff will be at the festival site all day long to ensure the safety of our event. 💂


At the main entrance, you will get a single wristband that should be worn for the entire event. Please bring your ID with you to get your wristband.

If your wristband has been lost, please go back to the main entrance and get a new one with your ID card.


Yapı Kredi bomontiada is accessible by metro, bus, and car. Additional information on each method is below. Please note that there is no parking lot at Yapı Kredi bomontiada.

Metro: Use M2 Yenikapı-Hacıosman metro line and get off at Osmanbey metro station. You can arrive at Yapı Kredi bomontiada by walking to Bomonti for 10 minutes.

Bus: You can find information about the bus lines here:

Car: We expect lots of traffic, and we highly discourage taking cars to the festival area. If you are getting to the festival area by car, here is the address for your GPS navigation system: Merkez Mah., Silahşör Cad., Birahane Sok. Tarihi Bomonti Bira Fabrikası No:1, 34384 Şişli/İstanbul

The festival does not provide any parking for festival attendees. There are few parking lots near Yapı Kredi bomontiada. You can use available parking lots nearby. 🚘


You can check out the festival map to see the locations of the restrooms.

If you have an immediate need while on-site, seek out any festival staff. We have an info point near the main entrance. Please advise them immediately if you have an emergency.

A Yapı Kredi ATM will be available at Yapı Kredi bomontiada.The ATMs of the other banks can be found near Osmanbey metro station.