Tuska Festival area is located on the Suvilahti event field. Street address nearest to the festival entrance is the corner of koksikatu and leonkatu, near shopping center REDI.

Festival area opening hours
Fri 28.6.2019    13:00-01:00
Sat 29.6.2019   13:00-01:00
Sun 30.6.2019  14:00-23:00

The last artist of each day will conclude their show 60 minutes before the festival gates close. Exact show times from the schedule page

Age limit
Age limit for Tuska 2019 is 18 years for all customers.

Arriving to the festival
The best way to arrive to Tuska is by public transport: closest metro stop is Kalasatama, at shopping center REDI which is located a several hundred meters from the festival area.

See Helsinki City Transport website for details.

Please note that parking in Helsinki is chargeable. Unfortunately there is no public parking for cars or bicycles at the festival.

To book a taxi call 0100 0700.

Please go to tickets page:

”Tiny Tuska” offers plenty of entertainment for children in the form of ”Tiny Tuska”, which takes place on Sunday June 30th between 14:00 - 17:00 on Tuska festival grounds at Suvilahti. ”Tiny Tuska” is a brand new concept where all three-day ticket as well as any Sunday-option Tuska ticket holders can bring a child between the ages of 0-10 years to get familiar with the metal festival atmosphere.

”Tiny Tuska” starts already at noon, at Tuska-Kiska kiosk in the shopping center REDI with face painting metalhead style and other metal manouvers. After getting geared up, the mini legion will march on to the festival site to see the mighty Hevisaurus perform on the Tent Stage at 15:00 hrs.

"Tiny Tuska” will be concluded back at the Tuska-Kiska in REDI, where Hevisaurus signing session will commence at 17:00. Tuska festival area program will continue program suitable only for adults.


Physically disabled and visually impaired customers can bring an escort (1 person). Escorts of disabled people do not need to buy a ticket to access the festival area. There are viewing platforms near the mixing desks of the stages. The accessible route from the main gate to the festival files is marked on the map. Please note that other the routes include stairs.


Camping & Hotels
Tuska is located in the city so we have no camping area. The closest camping area is Rastila, by the metro stop of the same name. See other accommodation options (e.g. hotels) in Helsinki from Google.



Security check
The festival security personnel will check you at the security check before entering the festival area. The agelimit to the festival is 18 years. Please be prepared to present  your ID, security will check ID's when entering the festival area.

You can leave your belongings in the cloakroom by the festival gate. The cloakroom fee will be announced later. Please note that huge backpacks or other large items can not be stored at cloakroom. Those items can be left at the Helsinki railway station storage.

Prohibited items
Bringing your own alcohol beverages to the festival area is strictly prohibited. Bag check will be in effect upon entering the festival. You can bring one (1) transparent, unopened plastic bottle of non-alcoholic beverage, or a transparent and empty plastic bottle per customer. Max. size 1,5 litres. Security personnel is allowed to forbid any "suspicious" bottles and ask to leave those to the cloakroom.

Please note safety with accessories (especially extremely studded bracelets etc.) and clothing.

Professional camera equipment, all recorders, cans, bottles, umbrellas, disposable grills and all things that can be considered dangerous are strictly prohibited, at the security personnel's discretion. It’s not allowed to bring you pet to festival area.

Fold out chairs
Fold out chairs are permitted in the festival area, but not in front of the stages or other highly crowded areas.

Cameras & Recording
Professional photo equipment requires press accerditation. Press accreditation & photo passes will be granted for media personnel only, not private customers. Pocket cameras & cell phone cameras are allowed. All video cameras and other recording equipment are strictly prohibited.

Smoking is prohibited in immediate approximity of all stages. The indoor stage is completely non-smoking.

First aid & pharmacy
There is a first aid point at the festival area, which will serve during festival opening hours. The nearest pharmacy is located in REDI. Yliopiston Apteekki, Mannerheimintie 96, is open 24 hours.


Food & Drink
There are different kinds of food stalls and Black Dining à la carte restaurant at the festival area (reservations for Black Dining There are water taps for public at the venue.

Tuska smartphone apps will be available later.

Alepa festival store
There is Alepa festival store at the area that sells groceries and other festival supplies at an affordable price.

Deposit system & Recycling
Please note that in Finland all bottles are recycled. The festival has its own bottle recycling system, please do not trash empty bottles, place them in appropriate containers. Also, please sort your trash in appropriate containers, labeled "ORGANIC" and "MIXED". All utensils are recyclable.

Lost & found
During the festival, ask for your lost items from the cloak room near the entrance. After the festival, all uncollected lost & found items will be delivered to the Pasila police station lost property.

Autograph sessions
Autograph sessions will take place at autograph stand at festival area. Signing session details and schedule will be announced later. 

There are 2 saunas in the festival area, one of them located in the VIP 51 area. Sauna locations are marked with green color in the map of the festival area.


Payment methods
We accept all forms of payment: mobile payment, credit & debit cards and cash. We recommend to use mobile and card payment.


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