Frequently asked Questions


CARP ZWOLLE 2019 will take place on Friday 1, Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 February 2019 in the IJsselhallen-Zwolle complex in Zwolle, The Netherlands. On Friday and Saturday, the show will be open from 09.00 to 17.00 and from 09.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

CARP ZWOLLE 2018 will again be held in the IJsselhallen, Zwolle, The Netherlands. The address is:

Rieteweg 4
8011AB, Zwolle

CARP ZWOLLE 2019 will be open to the public on Friday 1, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February 2019.

On Friday and Saturday, CARP ZWOLLE 2019 is open from 09:00 to 17:00. On Sunday, from 09:00 to 16:00.

You can park in front of the IJsselhallen. Parking costs €10.00 per vehicle for the whole day.

The IJsselhallen-Zwolle is situated very close to the motorway A28.

From Utrecht and Apeldoorn/Amersfoort on the A28, take the exit ‘Zwolle Zuid’. Follow the signs for IJsselhallen-Zwolle at the end of the motorway exit.

From Groningen on the A28, take the exit ‘Zwolle Zuid’. Follow the signs for IJsselhallen-Zwolle at the end of the motorway exit. Tip: When leaving the A28 motorway, turn off your navigation and follow the signs.

Plan your route:

The IJsselhallen-Zwolle is only a 10 minute walk from the main train station and has direct connections by train to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and many other cities.

Click here for the Walking route to Bus stop IJsselhallen

By Bus

The following buses stop at the IJsselhallen-Zwolle:

• Line 5, 6: City Service
• Line 71: Zwolle-Zwartsluis-Marknesse-Emmeloord and reverse direction
• Line 141: Zwolle-Emmeloord-Urk and reverse direction
• Line 171: Zwolle-Zwartsluis- Vollenhove and reverse direction
• Line 641: Zwolle-Kampen-Urk and reverse direction
• Destination Stop: Zwolle, IJsselhallen

Ticket CARP ZWOLLE 2019?

An e-ticket for CARP ZWOLLE costs €13 plus transaction charge per day. This is a saving of €3 compared to paying on the day (€16).

Tickets are not available 

Once you’ve received your purchased e-tickets by e-mail, you can print them out, or save them on your smartphone to be scanned at the door. Each e-ticket has a unique code which is read by the scanners, these codes can only be used once to gain entrance, so keep the ticket to yourself.

Each e-ticket has a unique code which is read by the scanners at the door. These codes can only be used once to gain entrance, so keep the ticket to yourself.

If you’re in the halls and want to go outside, make sure you get a stamp from the security personnel at the exit, as you won’t be allowed back in without it.

It doesn’t matter what name is on your e-ticket, we only scan the barcode at the entrance.

No, the tickets are strictly for the day and date which you chose to purchase for. If you need to come on a different day, you will have to buy new tickets for that day. You may of course sell your other tickets, as they are not registered by name, only by the daily codes.

If you have a problem with your e-ticket, please contact CM Ticketing directly. CARP ZWOLLE cannot solve any e-ticketing problems, only CM Ticketing can help you and are happy to do so.

If you buy a ticket at the door for CARP ZWOLLE 2019, it will cost you €16 per person, per day.

The IJsselhallen-Zwolle charges a fee of €10,00 per vehicle. There are 3,000 cars parking spaces in the car park.
The car park is a pay-as-you-leave car park, you will have to pay the €10,00 fee at the ticket machine before you drive out.


The complete IJsselhallen-Zwolle complex of 20,000 m² is dedicated purely to Carp Fishing for 3 glorious days! There is plenty to see and do at CARP ZWOLLE, Rigs, Bait, Holidays, Tackle and new innovations, the list is endless. We believe that the most important are the tips which help you to catch the most and biggest carp. As always, we’ve lined up some of the best carp fishermen in Europe to tell you their top tips and share their expertise in the CARP ZWOLLE theatre. Take a seat and share the secrets of the top carp anglers. Hopefully you will be inspired to try them out on the bank after the show.

Whether you’ve just started Carp Fishing or have been doing it for years, we’re convinced that everyone can learn something new at Europe’s Biggest and Best Annual Carp Fishing Show!

Check the 24th edition of CARP ZWOLLE

Yes, there are. Especially for the young angler, we have a dedicated ‘Youth Area’. Our young friends can take part in all kinds of activities and workshops run by Sportvisserij Nederland and the Dutch Carp Study Group, including a rig-school, a fish-on run simulator and they can also take part in a prize-winning casting competition.

Don’t forget that children of 12 years of age or younger, don’t have to pay to get into CARP ZWOLLE 2019, providing they’re accompanied by an adult.

Many new products can be seen first at CARP ZWOLLE 2019. With 145 stands dedicated to carp fishing, you can be certain to see lots of new products. Keep checking the News page on our website to get a sneak preview.

There will be some great slide-shows at CARP ZWOLLE 2019, the full list of guest speakers will appear closer to the show. Keep an eye on our website for details.

There are 145 stands at CARP ZWOLLE 2019 representing hundreds of companies, to find out who will be there, check out our Participants page on the website.

In the Media Hall (Hall 2) are some of the best Carp Magazines and Websites dedicated to Carp Fishing. It’s also a great place to relax and enjoy a drink and a snack on your way through the halls.

The floor plan for 2019 will be available on our website soon.

There are food and drink outlets in every hall and also a restaurant for a nice sit-down meal, between halls 2 and 4. You don’t have to be hungry or thirsty at CARP ZWOLLE 2019!

CARP ZWOLLE 2019 is accessible for wheelchair users, the paths are wide and there are no stairs. There are wheelchair accessible toilets in the complex.

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