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 is held in June 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 fourth 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 include boat parties and a trip to Hvar island.
International Folklore Festival
Held towards the end of July, the International Folklore Festival celebrates Croatia's ethnic heritage with traditional dance and music performances in Zagreb.
Soundwave Croatia festival
In July 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 in September.