Festivals In Croatia - Summer 2022

Festivals In Croatia - Summer 2022

2022 had a lot of reactions when it came to festivals and events in Croatia. It was so unfortunate that the big-name events were cancelled and others postponed to 2022. All this was due to the pandemic, and with the numbers lower in 2022, we hope that the fun calendar festival in 2022 will be lit. Here are some events we hope to see in 2022.


Sea Star Festival, Umag

27th and 28th May 2022

Expected to happen in the Stella Maris lagoon, this is among the earliest events on the Croatia festival calendar. It usually runs for two days, with a welcome party on 26th May. Once the function is over, there is also a closing party that happens on 29th May. It means that you get to party for four days.

Sea Star Festival is a part of the 'Exit Family', with the largest one being the Exit Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia, and other events in the neighbouring countries. The festival should have had its 20th edition in 2021.

The plans for 2022 involve a beautiful and eclectic lineup involving Cypress Hill, Amelie lens, Meduza, Insolate, Bronski, and Marcel. It is expected that the other names get announced as time goes by.


INmusic Festival, Zagreb

20th to 23rd June 2022

Unluckily, the 2021 event had to be indefinitely postponed due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. You can find more information concerning the function on the festival’s official website. For 2020 and 2021, tickets are still valid until September 2022.

This Croatian open-air festival has a range of big-name artists appear. Unlike the mostly engage in dance and other festivals that occur along the Croatian coast every summer, this one is a perfect alternative. It is even better with its eclectic music. As Croatia's biggest open-air function and with a beautiful lakeside located at the edge of Zagreb. It is a pretty accessible event.

It is great news that many of the artists announced for the cancelled 2020 and 2021 editions will be coming back for 2022. These returning artists include The Killers, Royal Blood, Kasabian, White Lies, and Gogol Bordello.


Fresh Island Festival, Zrće Beach, Island of Pag

26th to 28th June 2022

If you want to experience the best of Croatia, head to Pag! This hip hop beach festival is definitely worth checking out. It celebrates electronic music and fashion with a lineup of some of the biggest names in the industry. In addition, Zrće Beach- located on Pag - offers stunning views for those who love sunbathing.

The Fresh Island Festival is happening this year in Zrce Beach, Croatia. This is an event that features some pretty big names from the world of hip hop performing – Snoop Dogg, Stormzy, Wiz Khalifa, Eve, Iggy Azalea, Nas, A$AP Rocky (from Pusha T's album), Rick Ross (from ASAP Rocky's album), Skepta and Method Man and Redman have all got the party going on Zrće Beach! We'll be announcing soon who else will be playing.

There are numerous pre- and after-parties happening on the day before the festival (25th June) and the day after (29th June). So whether you'd like to spend more time partying or revelling, there's plenty of options!


Hideout Festival, Zrće Beach, Island of Pag

3rd to 7th July 2022

The Hideout Festival was first announced in 2011 and has since been putting on a good show. This year's lineup includes acts from top names like Stormzy, Diplo, Chase and Status, Pendulum, Erol Alkan (of Skrillex), Seth Troxler (of 2ManyDjs), Ricardo Villalobos (of Annie Mac), Skream (of Skrillex), and more.

In 2022, the tenth edition of the festival will take place, and some amazing names have already been announced! Acts such as CamelPhat, Sonny Fodera, Skream, Solardo, Andy C, Eats Everything- all performing at Hideout in summer 2022- are on board. There are also many more TBA acts awaiting the announcement.


Ultra Europe, Split

8th to 10th July 2022

The ULTRA Europe Festival has been officially announced. This one-of-a-kind musical event is much bigger and better than ever before, with a lineup just as stellar as the festival itself! It starts in Split, goes to Brač and Hvar, and concludes with a grand finale at the Fortica fortress in Vis.

Visitors from more than 140 countries can expect an overflow of new features, over 250 performers. They will also see the musical and destination activities of your dreams.

The large Ultra family brings together more than 40 events on all continents, with over a million tickets sold each year. It is the biggest event after the festival in Miami, which has been named the best festival in the world for three years running!


Senses, Zrće Beach, Island of Pag

11th to 14th July 2022

Senses on the Island of Pag. The first edition of this event will feature the most important names in dance music, such as David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Avicii and Armin van Buuren. In addition to a spectacular stage that will be shaped like a giant O’ (Hrvatska otočna ophodnja), the festival also includes a beautiful beach located in Zrće Bay.

The festival's location offers visitors sea views local entertainment and is one of the most beautiful places on the island. For partygoers who want the ultimate atmosphere at night, there is also a nightclub venue full of light and sound. When you buy tickets for Senses on the Island of Pag, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.


Love International, Tisno

13th to 19th July 2022

This year's Love International festival will occur at the Garden Tisno, from the 13th to 19th July 2022. It has had four successful seasons and is set to return for the fifth one in the 2022 summer.

This is one of the largest festivals in the region, which brings together over 50,000 visitors from all over Europe. With its new location in Tisno and by the sea, this festival will become even more special than ever before.

Some of the big names set to appear at this event include; CC: Disco!, Crazy P Sound system, Darwin, DJ Tennis, Errol, Horse Meat Disco, Juan Ramos, Man Power, Shy One, and Tender T.


Seasplash Festival, Šibenik

14th to 17th July 2022

The Seasplash Festival has already achieved a great reputation in the region - having been held since 2012. It takes place in Šibenik and is also one of the biggest music festivals in Croatia. With over 100,000 visitors attending yearly, it has become one of the most fun parties on the Adriatic Coast. For everyone who loves live music, this is exactly what they are looking for!

In addition to dance music and DJs, there are many bars and restaurants set up for those who want to enjoy food and drinks. It is only a couple of hours away from Split, and those who love it will love this festival.

Some of the confirmed acts for 2022 include Macka B and the Roots Ragga Band, Reggae Roast with Natty Campbell, OBF &SR Wilson, Antenat, Warrior Charge, 207, and Hram.


Suncebeat, Tisno

21st to 28th July 2022

The Suncebeat festival is held in Tisno, a coastal town just south of Split, each year. It is organized by the Trash Palace and is a smaller scale event than some of the others on this list. However, it has been held regularly since 2012 and has reached 1400 people in its first year.

With some of the biggest names in dance music coming to the area, this festival's reputation has been increasing steadily over recent years. Using their outdoor stage and party park, they aim to provide a fun summer experience for everyone who attends.

The 2022 lineup includes the Blessed Madonna, Kerri Chandler, Kenny Dope, Dave Lee ZR, Dam Swindle, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, and Horse Meat Disco.


Outlook Origins, Tisno

28th July to 2nd August 2022

Are you looking for a fun festival to attend? Well, starting as an indoor event, they have focused over the years on holding their event in the open countryside, and their stage is built on a large field of grass.

Outlook Origins festival has become a major attraction for many locals as well as visitors to Croatia. With some great acts already confirmed for 2022, we're sure that it won't be long until this event's reputation grows even more.

Some of the confirmed acts include the most influential artists and tastemakers. They bring you the best dubstep, dub, reggae, drum and bass. Besides the garden Tisno, you will also enjoy other facilities such as the open-air nightclub, a beautiful beach, and relaxing during the day.


Membrain Festival, Šibenik

4th to 7th August 2022

In Croatia this summer, we will dock at Martinska-Šibenik from 4th - 7th of August.


Membrain Festival is one of the most renowned underground bass festivals in the world. It brings together well-known artists from the underground bass scene with upcoming talent from all around the globe, making it an ideal setting for music lovers of all ages. Additionally, Membrain Festival offers visitors a unique and unparalleled experience that nurtures undersea bases culture and encourages creativity and innovation within musical communities worldwide.

The Underground Bass Culture Festival is a grassroots event that nurtures its community and abides by the original ethos that sprouted the whole movement. For some, it may be reminiscent of old skool raves while at the same time pushing unexplored sonic boundaries.


Defected Croatia, Tisno

4th to 9th August 2022

The Defected team brought their unique vision to Croatia's shores in 2016 for the very first Defected festival.

The Garden Resort had a mix of main stage house superstars, disco icons, and underground heroes playing to partygoers day and night. This created an amazing atmosphere that was perfect for enjoying all the site had to offer – including daytime beach sessions and the (in) famous boat parties.

They've built on their early experience, and now they see 3,000 people from around the world gather together to experience house music at the Adriatic.

The 2022 lineup has some very exciting names such as Roger Sanchez, Gorgon City, Bob Sinclar, The Shapeshifters, Dimitri from Paris, Spiller from London, Eat Everything from New York City, and many more will all be appearing.


Sonus Festival, Novalja, Pag

21st to 25th August 2022

Sonus Festival is the newest and most successful promoter of electronic music festivals in Croatia. They will host their eighth event in 2022, and it will be one to watch. This festival is considered to be Croatia's top electronic event. Officially launched in 2013, Sonus keeps growing every year.

This magical five-day and night event will be taking place in Croatia's party-central location – Zrće Beach in Novalja, on the island of Pag.

2022's lineup for electronic dance music (EDM) is sure to be jam-packed with names like Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Sven Vath, Adriatique, Dax J, FISHER, Jamie Jones and many more! This year's event will air on numerous TV networks all over the world. It can only be a good thing.


Barrakud Croatia, Pag

7th to 11th August 2022

The 2022 release sees something like the 10th portion of Barrakud, as it didn't happen in 2020 and 2021. Back to its typical area of the clubs of Zrće Beach close to Novalja on the island of Pag, this celebration is certainly the one for everyone who likes techno kind of music.

You can see the tickets for 2022's event here.


Dekmantel, Tisno

25th to 29th August 2022

Dekmantel Selectors is an intentionally intimate and scaled-down sister event to the mammoth underground European pageant Dekmantel. With a lineup that you just might well describe because the DJs' DJs of alternative, this year the underground choices come from Hunee, Daniele Baldelli, Kode9, Shanti Celeste, John Talabot, FAUZIA, Eris Drew, known Patient, Vladimir Ivkovic & Young Marco, and Carista.

The most amazing thing is that all the international tickets for Dekmantel Selectors 2022 have been sold-out out. You can find updated lineup details for the occassion here.


Dimensions Festival, Tisno

1st to 5th September 2022

Dimensions Festival is the little sister to the well-established Outlook event. Setup by the same team, it now returns for 2022. It will be celebrating its 10th edition this year.

Happening at the Garden Tisno, it means that all the attendees get a perfect shot at having full-throttle fun. This is because the site has exciting amenities, including a good view of the Adriatic Sea and intimate moments near the beach. What's more? You get to enjoy star elements such as club Barbarella's and other open-air amenities that will be hosting parties other days.

According to the event's planning and headliners, attendees can expect magical performances from big names, such as Helena Hauff b2b DJ Stingray 313, Raresh, Mala, Calibre, Saoirse, Peach, Sherelle, Eris Drew & Octa and many other artists.

You can check more headliners announced for the Dimensions event on their official website. It is expected to be the best and most magical event with music such as house, techno, disco, soul, jazz, dub, R &B, and world music.

Conclusion

These events are a whole different ball game when it comes to the lineup. Whether you want stargazing or an uplifting music experience, these events have got you covered. We hope that these events will be a great way for all people to remember and celebrate their love for one another.

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