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Last updated 01 March 2022

Zrce Beach Festival Fiesta

Zrce Beach Festival Fiesta

Zrce Beach Festival Fiest

Music festival season kicks off at Zrce Beach in May with Zrce Spring Break Europe, and festivals are held almost weekly, right through to mid August. We’ve compiled some of our favourite Zrce Beach festivals that should be on your radar.

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Big Beach Spring Break

Summer at Zrce Beach kicks off with Big Beach Spring Break at Papaya Club. As Europe's largest spring break party destination in recent years, Zrce Beach plays host to some of the best beach parties, club nights, boat parties and many other events over 3 incredible days. More information on Big Beach Spring Break 2022 can be found here.

Dates: 25th - 29th May, 2022 Big Beach Spring Break

Hideout Festival

Hideout Festival is one of Croatia’s most well-known electronica music festivals. Taking over some of Novalja’s best beach clubs such as Papaya, Kalypso, Noa and Aquarius, this is one festival that needs to be on your European bucket list. Music varies from techno, grime, drum & bass and garage, and 2018 included Jamie Jones, Bicep, Chase & Status, AJ Tracey, Eats Everything and more! Join us on our Hideout Festival Cruise in 2022 and take in the best party destinations in the Adriatic!

Dates: 3rd - 8th July, 2022 Hideout Festival

Fresh Island Festival 2022

Europes number one urban beach festival is back for 2022. Hosted by huge open-air clubs and onboard party boats, Fresh Island Festival has become the “must do” music festival for urban music lovers. Now heading into its 10th year, the lineup for 2018 featured Lil Pump, Goldlink, J Hus, Stefflon Don, Tim Westwood and Statik Selektah. For “Fresh” updates, check out their website.

Dates: 1st - 8th July, 2022 Fresh Island Festival

AREA 4 Festival

New to the Zrce party scene in 2017, AREA 4 Festival brings some of the hottest hip hop, r’n’b, dubstep and house acts to 4 of the biggest open-air clubs on Pag Island. The lineup for summer is yet to be announced, but if it's anything like previous years, you'll be in for a seriously epic time! You can check out their website for more information.

Dates: TBA Area 4 Festival

Black Sheep Festival

Black Sheep Festival is held at 4 incredible venues - Clubs Aquarius, Kalypso, Noa and Papaya will play host to world famous DJs that will have you dancing all day (and all night) long! Headline acts for 2018 included KSHMR, Nervo, Oliver Heldens, Tchami and Yellow Claw, so you know they bring the party AND good vibes.

Dates: TBA Black Sheep Festival

Bavaria goes ZRCE 2022

Bavaria goes ZRCE was a brand new festival for 2018, and as the name suggests, the hosts made the 700km journey south to bring the Summer beats to Pag Island. The 2018 lineup included international big acts such as Timmy Trumpet, W&W, Le Shuuk and Gigo ‘n’ Migo. The festival was such a success, they're making the trip back for 2022! Find out more about the festival on the Bavaria goes Zrce website.

Dates: 30th July to 6th August, 2022 Bavaria Goes Zrce

Sonus Festival

Celebrate open-air all night, watch the sunrise while listening to your favourite DJs play. With the best beach clubs hosting, you can expect top of the range performances, stunning lightshows and high voltage soundsystems from the very best on the techno scene, as well as underground and emerging electronic acts. More information on tickets and the full lineup can be found on their website.

Dates: 21st - 25th August, 2022 Sonus Festival