DreamHack is the world’s largest digital festival and holds the official world record as world’s largest LAN party in the Guinness Book of Records. During 2009 DreamHack reached over 200.000 unique visitors with our live activities around the World. It is held in Sweden, in the town of Jonkoping. DreamHack holds several festivals each year, BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) Qualifiers and expos. The Spring Season ends with the Season Finals at DreamHack Summer and the Fall Season ends with DreamHack Winter. The major festivals take place during 4 days, 24-7. DreamHack Summer & DreamHack Winter are alcohol and drug free and open to all ages.
DreamHack is focused on everything you can do with computers, Internet and digital entertainment and culture. DreamHack centres aroud gaming, communication, programming, designing, music composing and more.
DreamHack arranges a lot of E-sport tournaments for all audiences ranging from casual and fun to real hard core attracting professional players. All major genres like Team FPS, Duel FPS, Racing, Fighting, Sports, Music as well as Strategy games are featured. Most of the tournaments are open for everybody and they start in the BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) area then moves on to a tournament area. The final for the main games is played in front of thousand of people on some of our dedicated E-sport stages, the main stage or DreamArena Extreme.
It also includes Europe's largest Starcraft 2 competition , as well as many side tournaments that are informally organised.
A ticket for table seating will cost you SEK 929 and includes access to dreamhack 24/7, a Table Seat in the BYOC area with access to a power outlet and network (including Internet connection) where you place your computer or console, access to sleeping area and DreamExpo, the opportunity to attend official tournaments, competitions, and much much more
The Eventpass will cost you SEK 550. The event ticket grants you access to the DreamHack event 24 hours a day during the entire event. A computer seat is not included. You are welcome to visit the DreamExpo during the open hours of 10.00 to 22.00. The event ticket is personal and can not be re-sold or given to someone else. This is the minimum level of pass to be able to compete in tournaments and raffles!
The Daypasswill cost you SEK 120 you can get a which grants you access to the festival on the day of purchase between 8:00 and 01:00
Like on all festivals we offer a great selection of food and beverages, many restaurants and kiosks are open 24/7.
During the festival several of a variety of entertainment is held on numerous stages. DreamArena offers the worlds best e-sport and lectures from game developers, politicians and other Internet or media personalities. The main stage offers live music, crazy competitions and also a lot of content from partners. Most of the content is live streamed by organisers or members of the media.
DreamHack is the undisputed world's largest LAN event, with multiple Guinness world records. at DreamHack Summer 2013 there was 16932 unique connected devices to our network. Make sure to connect all your devices to the open WiFi. The blazing fast Internet connection is provided from our strategic partner Telia who will deliver the fibre connection to DreamHack Winter 2013.
In our DreamExpo you will find many of the largest an most innovative company’s showing of the latest hardware, gaming gear, games and gadgets often with great fun and activities like shoot outs, give-aways an mush more. Meet developers, pro gamers, politicians, teachers and often even celebrities. All of the DreamExpo is located in hall B.