What's new in 2022

No two editions of the festival are the same. Each year gets you discovering the new festival grounds, the darkroom layout and the decorations. For the upcoming edition we got a lot of new things for you to explore.

New in 2022

 OUTDOOR AREA
Recon hosts the very first outdoor area at Darklands including a bar, terrace and play area.
 

50 YEARS MSC BELGIUM
It wasn’t possible in 2021 so this time we’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of MSC Belgium.
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25 YEARS BLUF
Another anniversary celebrated at Darklands as our beloved BLUF turns 25!
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POWER DYNAMICS LOUNGE
Mister B Antwerp hosts the Power Dynamic Lounge for Masters and their subs.
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CAMP K9
Mr-S-Leather hosts the new Camp-K9 which will be open during Fusion and Rage as wel!
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THE BOOTS
The boots will be open on Monday.
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WORLDFETISH SHOW CONTEST
From livestreams online directly to the Darklands main stage for the first live show!
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GEARTUNES LIVE!
Fetish gear and broadway show tunes. The perfect combination for a sing-a-long evening.
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EUROPEAN PUPPY & HANDLER CONTEST
The competition is now open to all genders and for handlers as wel.
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DANCE AFTERPARTIES
Club Cargo hosts 3 official afterparties powered by Hardon.
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DARKLANDS CITY BAR & VISITOR CENTRE 
New location: next to Waagnatie.
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MASTERCLASSES
A seperate tent will host Masterclasses given by professionals or experienced community members.
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GIFTS FOR TICKETHOLDERS
A little extra for your ticket purchase. We’ve got severel gifts and discounts for you.
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JAN SCHEIRS EXPO
In 2020 painter Jan Scheirs made sketches of visitors at Darklands. This expo shows the result of his work.
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SOCIALS
We’ve extended the range of socials. Have a look at their hosts and sponsors.
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FURRY SOCIAL PARTY
Weredog hosts the first furry party aft Darklands on Saturday evening.
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PUPPY WALK
Handlers, prepare your pups because the very first Puppy Walk in Antwerp is finaly here!
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DARKCAMP FETISH WORKOUT
Join Blackkinkdevil for an intensely hot and sexy group workout. 
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16 HOST HOTELS
Several new hotels have joined the Darklands host hotel program.
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BEYOND CLASSIC
The former Classic Meets Fetish concert gets an update with contemporary arts.
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