Top 12+1 Hot Summer Festivals In Hungary

  • 14 Jun 2019 12:41 PM
Top 12+1 Hot Summer Festivals In Hungary
Here's our multimedia guide to the hottest summer festivals in 2019, featuring 12+1 options all around Hungary: Kolorado Festival in Nagykovácsi, VOLT Festival in Sopron, Balaton Sound, Bánkitó Festival, EFOTT Festival at Lake Velence, Campus Festival in Debrecen, Ozora Festival at Dádpuszta, Samsara Festival in Siófok, Sziget Festival, Strand Festival at Zamárdi, B.My.Lake at Keszthely, SZIN in Szeged, plus VeszprémFest.

1. Kolorado Festival in Nagykovácsi, 19 – 22 June

For the fourth time, the mellow hip world of 'Kolorádó feszt' comes to life on the outskirts of Budapest this June, providing five days of live music and open-air entertainment. Enjoy More!

2. VOLT Festival, Sopron, 26 – 29 June

Sopron’s spectacular annual festival is now on for the 27th time in 2019, this year featuring Parov Stelar, Papa Roach, Robin Schulz, Lost Frequences and many more. Enjoy More!

3. Balaton Sound, 3 – 7 July

This mainly electronic music festival, held annually by a picturesque part of Lake Balaton, is one of the largest open-air events in Europe. It features a diverse musical offering set across 9 stages, plus there are 'immersive theatrical performances' and 'carnivals'. Enjoy More!

4. Bánkitó Festival, 10 – 13 July

A cool festival by a pretty little lake in Bánk, where the chilled out atmosphere is miraculously still present despite the rise in its popularity in recent years - hence their self-proclaimed name “the biggest small festival”. Enjoy More!

5. EFOTT Festival at Lake Velence, 9 – 15 July

EFOTT is a mega summer party for students (of life), held for nearly a week by a lake not very far from Budapest. As well as offering great gigs, the organizers say they put much emphasis on sporting and cultural activities... Enjoy More!

6. Campus Festival in Debrecen, 17 – 21 July

The biggest bash in Eastern Hungary’s pop-music calendar, Campus features over 200 shows at up to 40 venues in the leafy surroundings of Debrecen's 'Big Forest'. Enjoy More!

7. Ozora Festival at Dádpuszta, 29 July – 4 August


Festival organisers say this special Hungarian event has become one of the world's most influential psychedelic tribal gatherings. Enjoy More!

8. Samsara Festival in Siófok, 3 – 11 August


'Hungary’s summer celebration of free spirits, love, peace & unity', held in the privately owned Töreki forest near Siófok at Lake Balaton. Enjoy More!

9. Sziget Festival, 7 – 13 August


This annual extravaganza of a summer fest In Budapest features international headliners like Ed Sheeran, Macklemore, The National, Franz Ferdinand, Richard Ashcroft, Florence + The Machine, Johnny Marr, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix, and the Foo Fighters. Enjoy More!

10. Strand Festival at Zamárdi, 20 – 24 August

This increasingly popular summer music festival on the southern shore of Lake Balaton celebrates its sixth birthday in 2019. Enjoy More!

11. B.My.Lake at Keszthely, 21 – 24 August

Also known as the 'Mecca of electronic music', the interestingly titled B.My.Lake takes place each year in Hungary to round off the summer festival season with a bang! Enjoy More!

12. SZIN in Szeged, 28 – 31 August

SZIN, which stands for Szegedi Ifjúsági Napok, or Szeged Youth Days, has been providing late summer entertainment for party people in this university city for 50 years. Enjoy More!

+1 VeszprémFest 2019

Billed as Hungary's 'Premium Boutique Music Festival', this 16-year old entertainment fest is held in the west of the country each year in, yep, Veszprém. Enjoy More!

Top photo courtesy of Balaton Sound Festival

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