Top 10 Festivals in Croatia 2016
Unique locations such as private bays, sandy beaches, old forts and city lakes make Croatia’s music festivals stand out from the rest. Croatia has become a prime festival hub, thanks to its hot weather and beautiful beaches where the partying goes on all day and all night. With a large offer of EDM, house and mainstream music festivals from May until September, your summer holiday to Croatia is going to be epic.
- Zrce Spring Break – 25/29 May 2016
Kick off the summer party season at the Zrce Spring Break music festival in Novalja on the island of Pag. Zrce beach is Croatia’s most famous non-stop party beach and Spring Break is one of the summer’s best electronic parties. Imagine a gorgeous sandy beach lined with some of Croatia’s hottest clubs for a four-day event with the best music and 24-hour pool parties, beach parties and boat parties.
INmusic Festival Croatia
- INmusic Festival – 20/22 June 2016
Zagreb’s most famous festival is held each year on the three isles of Lake Jarun. At this stunning location you will find several genre-specific stages where the best international rock, indie rock, heavy metal and electronic musicians perform. Often called the Woodstock of the 21st century, it is one of the best music festivals in Europe. Florence + the Machine has already confirmed that she will be performing at INmusic in 2016.
- Hideout Festival – 26/30 June 2016
Another electronic summer party held at Zrce beach in Novalja, on Pag Island. The best house and techno acts come to this spectacular venue for 5 days and nights of beach, pool and boat parties, creating a contagious party atmosphere with a non-stop groove.
Love International Festival
- Love International – 29 June/6 July 2016
The new Love International Festival is the successor of Tisno’s acclaimed Garden Festival and will debut at The Garden Tisno on Murter Island, Croatia’s best festival venue. It is like a village for festival lovers, where you can enjoy the best music festivals (such as Electric Elephant and Sound Wave) all summer long. The festival site is located in a private bay with stunning beaches and offers plenty of accommodation, clubs, shops and restaurants. The line-up for 2016 will include Craig Richards, Horse Meat Disco, Ben Ufo and many more.
- Electric Elephant – 7/11 July 2016
The best acts and DJ’s from around the world come to this multi-textured festival at The Garden Tisno. Enjoy lazy mornings at the beach, followed by daytime parties, boat parties and all night clubbing. The atmosphere at Electric Elephant is intimate and friendly, without huge stages so that everyone can be at the heart of the action.
Ultra Europe 2016
- Ultra Music Festival – 15/17 July 2016
The city of Split is home to one of the biggest EDM and house music festivals in the world, the Ultra Music Festival. You can expect a spectacular line-up (such as Martin Garrix, Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, Tiësto and many more), mind-blowing visuals and endless beach parties and boat parties.
Let the party boat take you to the famous Zlatni Rat beach on the island of Brac for some of the best parties of the summer and enjoy the main festival in Split’s powerful seaside football stadium.
- Seasplash Festival – 21/24 July 2016
This dance and lifestyle festival is held in the Punta Christo Fort in Pula, an abandoned Roman fort. The fort is surrounded by beautiful beaches and pristine forests and offers large courtyards and underground rooms for a unique festival experience. Its mix of acts and genres covers reggae, ska, dub, dubstep, hip hop, electro, drum ‘n’ bass and world music.
Soundwave Festival Croatia
- Soundwave Festival – 4/8 August 2016
Soundwave is yet another great festival at The Garden Tisno, offering electro, jazz, dub, hip hop and reggae. Plenty of activities will keep you busy during the day before you get your groove on when the music starts on the different stages across the venue. Enjoy the Soundwave Boat Party and dance the night away at disco Barbarella’s famous after parties. This 5-day summer extravaganza is sure to become a memorable one.
- & 10. Dimensions Festival & Outlook Festival – September 2016 (dates to be announced)
These late summer music festivals take place in the stunning Punta Christo Fort in Pula, which gives the festivals an exciting and intriguing flavour. The venue offers multiple stages throughout the courtyards and the underground rooms, tunnels and moats of this impressive fort and its nearby harbour. The Outlook festival brings in the best DJ’s and urban music performers, playing reggae, dubstep and drum ‘n’ bass and the Dimensions Festival is all about techno, house and break.