The minimum age of Essential is 16. Not fake 16, not 16 the day after the event but really 16! If you are not in the age of 16 you may not enter the venue (even if you bought a ticket). At Essential Festival there's a ZERO tolerance policy. Read more about our policy here.
Please keep in mind that you have to be, at least, in the age of 18 to consume alcoholic beverages in the Netherlands.
Attention: a valid ID is mandatory, a copy or picture of the ID will not be accepted.