Overview of A State of Trance 2024 Festival

A State of Trance 2024 marks the next edition of the world-renowned trance music festival, hosted for the first time in Rotterdam, Netherlands from February 23-24, 2024. The iconic event will take place at Ahoy Rotterdam venue.

Headlined by trance legend Armin van Buuren, A State of Trance 2024 brings over 75 leading artists across 5 stages, promising two unforgettable nights for fans. Beyond the parties, the event expands into a full weekend celebration this year, including:

  • Daytime activities:
    • Artist Q&As
    • Panels
    • Pre-parties
  • Contests:
    • DJ contest to play festival
    • Radio show guest mix
  • Hotel packages available

With special performances by acts like Cosmic Gate, Ben Hemsley, Maddix, Hi-Lo, Nina de Koning and John O’Callaghan, the 2024 edition is shaping up to be monumental.

Tickets and hotel packages are already available in anticipation of high demand. This beloved trance festival brand has embarked on a new journey, and A State of Trance 2024 will bring everyone together to create magical memories once again!


The lineup for A State of Trance 2024 brings together over 75 leading trance artists across two nights of unforgettable music.

Headlined by the legendary Armin van Buuren, the festival features special performances from seminal acts like Cosmic Gate, John O’Callaghan, Ferry Corsten and Paul van Dyk. Alongside trance veterans are today’s rising stars such as Ben Hemsley, Nina de Koning and Hi-Lo – representing the future of the genre.

Spanning sub-genres from uplifting and progressive to tech and psy, the phase one lineup includes:

Friday February 23:

  • Armin van Buuren
  • Cosmic Gate
  • John O’Callaghan
  • Ferry Corsten
  • Maddix
  • Miss Monique
  • Hi-Lo
  • Nina de Koning
  • NWYR
  • Ben Hemsley
  • Argy
  • Omiki

Saturday February 24:

  • Armin van Buuren
  • Cosmic Gate
  • Paul van Dyk
  • Ferry Corsten
  • John O’Callaghan
  • Hi-Lo
  • Nina de Koning
  • Maddix
  • Allen Watts
  • David Forbes
  • RAM
MainstageArmin van Buuren, Cosmic Gate, Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten
ProgressiveJohn O’Callaghan, Hi-Lo, David Forbes
TechNina de Koning, Maddix, Allen Watts
PsyNWYR, Ben Hemsley, Omiki

With many more names still to be announced across 5 stages, A State of Trance 2024 will showcase the full spectrum of trance music’s past, present and future. This milestone event is not to missed for any trance fan!

Tickets & Hotels

Tickets and hotel packages are now available for A State of Trance 2024, offering fans a complete weekend experience in Rotterdam.


Fans can choose from:

  • Weekend passes
  • Day tickets for Friday or Saturday
  • VIP tickets (inclusive of special amenities)

Tickets grant access to the festival at Ahoy Rotterdam across two nights, February 23 & 24.

Ticket TypePrice
Early Bird Weekend€145
Regular Weekend€165
VIP Weekend€299
Friday Day Ticket€75
Saturday Day Ticket€85

Purchase tickets directly through the A State of Trance website.

Hotel Packages

To fully immerse in the A State of Trance weekend, fans can book discounted hotel packages including:

  • 2-night hotel stay
  • Weekend festival tickets
  • Exclusive goodie bag
  • Pre-party access
  • Dedicated check-in

Packages start from €375 per person for hotels like Hilton Rotterdam, Marriott, and Bilderberg.

There is also a payment plan available, allowing fans to split costs over 5 months.

Hotel packages can be booked via the ticketing website through June 20th, 2023.

Between the world-class lineup, tickets, transports and hotels, A State of Trance 2024 has everything arranged for fans. Don’t miss out on getting your passes to be part of this milestone trance celebration!

Event Details

Beyond the parties, A State of Trance 2024 offers attendees a full weekend celebration in Rotterdam.

Venue: Ahoy Rotterdam

The festival takes place at the iconic Ahoy Rotterdam event complex, specifically in halls 1-5. With a capacity of 16,000, the sprawling venue hosts five distinct areas:

  • Mainstage: Primary arena hosting headliners
  • Progressive: Uplifting and melodic sounds
  • Tech: Hard-hitting basslines
  • Psy: Hypnotic tones
  • Outdoor: Garden stage

Dates & Times

  • February 23 (Friday): 10:00PM – 6:00AM
  • February 24 (Saturday): 10:00PM – 6:00AM

The festival spans two full nights of entertainment across both days.

Daytime Activities

To expand the experience, A State of Trance offers immersive daytime activities on Saturday from 12:00PM – 10:00PM:

  • Artist Q&As: Ask your favorite DJs questions!
  • Panels: Discussions with top producers
  • Pre-Parties: Bonus DJ sets
  • Demo drops: Listen to unreleased tracks

These free events allow attendees to engage more deeply with the festival and its world-class lineup of artists.

Between the vibrant venue, nonstop entertainment for 48 hours, and interactive programming, A State of Trance 2024 delivers an unforgettable weekend for any trance fan. Don’t miss out on tickets for this milestone celebration of the beloved event series!


A State of Trance 2024 is hosting two exciting contests for DJs to get involved with the milestone event:

DJ Contest

DJs have the chance to win a coveted performance slot at A State of Trance 2024 in Rotterdam!


  • Play live set at festival
  • Roundtrip flights & 2-night hotel stay
  • Guest mix on ASOT radio show

To Enter:

  1. Record 30-minute DJ mix
  2. Upload privately to YouTube
  3. Submit entry by December 10th, 2023

Five finalists will be selected to compete in the ASOT studio for the ultimate chance to play in Rotterdam.

Radio Show Guest Mix

Fans can also submit a 60-minute guest mix to be featured on the legendary A State of Trance radio show.

To Enter:

  1. Record 60-minute guest mix
  2. Upload privately to Mixcloud
  3. Submit entry by January 15th, 2024

The winner will have their mix aired to ASOT’s 30 million weekly listeners!

Between the festival and radio show opportunities, these contests offer incredible exposure for aspiring DJs. It’s a chance of a lifetime to engage with the iconic A State of Trance brand and community.

Full details can be found at astateoftrance.com/contests. Entries are open worldwide to all genres – enter now before time runs out!

Frequently Ask Questions

A State of Trance 2024 takes place on February 23-24, 2024 at the Ahoy Rotterdam venue in the Netherlands.

The legendary Armin van Buuren will be headlining both nights of the festival.

Alongside Armin van Buuren, the phase one lineup features major acts like Cosmic Gate, Ferry Corsten, Paul van Dyk, John O’Callaghan, Hi-Lo, Maddix and more across 5 stages. There are still a ton of names to be revealed!

Tickets are on sale now via the official A State of Trance website. You can purchase day tickets or weekend passes in General Admission or VIP.

Yes,there are special A State of Trance hotel packages available that bundle accommodation + tickets + extras over the weekend. Packages start from €375 per person.

We will be following all local health regulations in place at the time of the festival. Additional safety measures and updated policies will be listed on the official A State of Trance website and social media as the event nears.


Marking a new chapter in its illustrious journey, A State of Trance 2024 brings the world’s leading trance festival to the Netherlands for a milestone celebration.

Across two nights on February 23 & 24, the iconic A State of Trance brand will take over Rotterdam Ahoy for a full weekend of unforgettable memories.

Headlined by legendary host Armin van Buuren, the phase one lineup already promises stunning performances from veterans like Cosmic Gate and Ferry Corsten as well as future stars such as Hi-Lo and Nina de Koning.

Beyond the parties, fans can look forward to special daytime activities like artist Q&As, panels and pre-parties to engage on a deeper level.

Tickets, hotels and travel are all sorted with convenient packages available for the complete A State of Trance 2024 weekend experience in the Netherlands.

As the world’s premier trance festival brand embarks on its next chapter, now is the time to join the A State of Trance family for a milestone 20th anniversary celebration.

Secure your tickets today and prepare for a euphoric weekend embracing the full spectrum of trance music’s past, present and future!

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