Pick up your wristband!

Iceland Airwaves begins on Wednesday and we’re getting very excited to welcome everyone to the festival. We have some practical information for you so please read on!

Wristband Exchange.

You can exchange your digital ticket for a wristband at City Hall from today, Monday until Saturday evening. Opening times are as follows:

  • Monday 4th of November: 12:00 – 18:00
  • Tuesday 5th of November. 12:00 – 18:00
  • Wednesday 6th of November. 12:00 – 22:00
  • Thursday 7th of November. 12:00 – 22:00
  • Friday 8th of November. 12:00 – 22:00
  • Saturday 9th of November. 12:00 – 22:00

You must bring your digital ticket (from Tix or your booking confirmation from Icelandair) and a valid ID with photo in order to get your wristband. The name on the ticket and the name on your ID must match. You cannot pick up a wristband for someone else. For ticketing questions please contact Tix.

If you need to there will be an after hours wristband exchange at CenterHotel Plaza between 22:00 – 00:00 Wednesday – Saturday.

The app.

Don’t forget to check out all the amazing off-venue shows that are happening during the day, including the festival opening at Grund on Wednesday at 10:20 with a live performance by Hjaltalín. Get the app and we’ll keep you well informed via push notification.


If you have any other questions there’s a very good chance they have already been answered in our FAQ.


Regular wristband holders get a 10% discount* at these amazing shops, restaurants, bars and tour operators. Make your wristband work for you!
See a map in the app or click here.

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