Festivals and Events
Croatia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for music festivals held in the balmy summer months that attract world-famous DJs, music bands and artists. Whether it's on one of Croatia's stunning islands or set in ancient forts, these festivals are a great time to visit.
Based in the capital city of Zagreb this three day festival begins on the 20th June 2016 with headliners including Florence and the Machine and Motorhead. It's Croatia's largest open-air festival and attracts an eclectic mix of artists with camping options as well as city accommodation in Zagreb.
Ultra Music Festival
In its third year this has quickly become one of the world's largest house music festivals combining huge names with spectacular light displays set on the stunning Adriatic coast. Last year saw The Chemical Brothers and David Guetta play. Highlights of the festival, which kicks off on the 15th July 2016, include boat parties and a trip to Hvar island.
International Folklore Festival
Held between the 20th and 24th July 2016 the International Folklore Festival celebrates Croatia's ethnic heritage with traditional dance and music performances in Zagreb.
Soundwave Croatia festival
Between the 4th and 8th August 2016 the independent Soundwave festival takes over Tisno with an eclectic music offering, live art and film programme with talent from across Europe.
Set in an abandoned fort perched above the Adriatic sea in Pula, Outlook Festival is the largest Soundsystem Culture festival in Europe with the biggest names in dance performing over four days from the 1st September 2016.