Sonus Festival

  • 20-24 August 2023
  • House, Techno, Electronic
  • Zrće beach, Croatia

Come for the jaw-dropping scenery and world-class music, stay for the boat parties and unforgettable nights under the stars. The team behind Time Warp started Sonus Festival as a five-day celebration of everything great about electronic music, held at Croatia’s Zrce Beach – one of the most beautiful locations on earth.

With three open-air clubs – the iconic Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaye – providing stages for both day and night, as well as the sparkling Adriatic Sea staging some unforgettable boat parties, Sonus Festival has it all.

Add in a roster stacked with techno legends and contemporary icons, plus some lesser-known but equally impressive producers within the genre, and you’ve got a recipe for one of the best electronic music festivals on the planet.

📃 Sonus Festival Lineup

Sonus Festival 2022 lineup

🎟️ Sonus Festival Tickets

At Sonus, you will have the chance to rave in prodigious open-air clubs, all settled in the dramatic lunar-esque landscape of Pag and overlooking the azure Adriatic.

Experience unrivalled natural beauty with the bonus of booking your spot using a payment plan.

Standard tickets include access for the day and night stages and all three open-air venues, including Papaya, Aquarius and Kalypso.

VIP tickets include: As a VIP Ticket holder, you have the chance to book your private table (extra fees apply). To make a reservation see the dedicated section of each club.

Boat party tickets: Will be announced closer to the event.

🏟️ The Sonus Festival Venue

More than 50 of the globe’s most respected artists from the international techno scene perform in three huge open-air venues dotted along Croatia’s famous party spot, the stunning scenery of Zrće Beach.

Sonus Festival is about so much more than just the main festival site – it’s about the pre-parties, the after-parties, and all those lazy days by the beach. With loads of water sports on the lush Adriatic to keep you busy, you’re in for an unforgettable experience.

Take your pick of banana boats, pedalo’s and jet skis, and get stuck into the action! And if that doesn’t take your fancy, why not take on the famous bungee jump on Zrće Beach? With beautiful views across the bay, this is one experience you don’t want to miss.

On Pag island, you can also enjoy quad biking, kayaking and even rock climbing (bouldering). Sonus Festival is your perfect summer vacation.

✈️ Accommodation & Travel Information

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Accommodation options in Zrće Beach

If you want to stay amongst the vibe 24/7, look no further than staying at the Noa Glamping Resort. It is part of the Noa Beach Club group and sits directly behind it.

Accommodation options in Novalja

The town of Novalja is a short 10-minute drive/taxi/shuttle from the Hideout venue and has the largest selection of accommodations available. There are a plethora of really good hostels, hotels, apartments and villas to choose from.

Camping is available all over Pag. The nearby campsite on the Straško beachfront is the closest option to the venue. There is no official on-site or off-site camping attached to the festival.

Travel by plane

The closest airport to Zrće Beach is Zadar International Airport (ZAD) which has good connectivity to the rest of Europe and the UK.

  • Zadar airport is roughly a 1.5-hour drive/transfer from Croatia’s Zrće Beach. Zadar is connected to major European hubs. However, there are fewer flights to choose from.
  • Split airport (SPU) is roughly a 3-hour transfer from the Hideout. There are more flights to/from Split to choose from. And plenty of flights from most major European & UK airports, including; Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Stansted.

Travel by car or ferry

Click here for directions from downtown Split, or follow this link for instructions from Zadar. Alternatively, you can look for transfers.

If flying isn’t your thing, you can catch a ferry from Italy to one of the ports below:

  • Novalja (5km from Zrce Beach)
  • Zadar (50km from Zrce Beach)
  • Split (200km from Zrce Beach)

❓ FAQs

Where is Sonus Festival held?

Pag Island, Croatia. The venue for Sonus Festival is Zrće Beach.

How do you get to Sonus Festival?

If you are travelling from the UK or Europe, you need to fly into either Zadar or Split. From there, you will have to transfer to Novalja, Croatia.