Started in 2007 Balaton Sound Festival is one of Europe's largest open air electronic music festivals held on a Hungarian beach, Zamárdi, along the shore of Lake Balaton.
It features live acts and DJ's from all around the world, from established artists to new names, and is run by the organizers of Sziget Festival. This year's event runs from Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th July 2018.
The first acts are confirmed, and include Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, DJ Snake, Jonas Blue, Martin Garrix, and more.
For the details so far please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
5-day pass: 175 euros
4-day pass: 145 euros
3-day pass (choice of which 3 days): 133 euros
day tickets: 59 euros
Children under-11: free.
You need valid ID or a passport with your electronic ticket.
Camping is right at the festival venue and separately ticketed. Camping registrations are not sold on the basis of days or tents, anyone who buys them can use the campsite up to four days.
The are are also a huge number of privately rented houses and hotels of all categories in the close neighbourhood.
Seaside lounges, restaurants, bars and anything you need to enjoy the Balaton sunset, at Zamárdi, a small town on the southern shores of lake Balaton which is turned into a massive party arena. The festival's venue is a picturesque beach resort at the biggest lake of Central Europe, also regarded as a touristic center of the region.
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