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 usually starting on the second Thursday of July.
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 Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th July 2015.
Faithless, Alle Farben, AronChupa, Bakermat, Elliphant, George Fitzgerald, Guy Gerber, Jackmaster, Ludacris, Leftfield, A-Trak, Claptone Immortal, Habstrakt, Jan Blomqvist, Rae Sremmurd, Maxi Jazz & The E-Type Boys feat. Elliott Randall, Noisia, Alix Perez, Teddy Killerz, Odesza, Oliver Koletzki, Pusha T, R3hab, Seth Troxler, Skream, The Martinez Brothers, and Tony Junior, Ame, Art Department, Dannic, Dyro, Flosstradamus, Kaskade, Laidback Luke, Netsky, Stadium X, Zedd, Nicky Romero, Roni Size Reprazent, Joey Bada$$, Hardwell, VINAI, Showtek, Afrojack, DVBBS, Axwell & Ingrosso, Brodinski, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Don Diablo, Eva Shaw, Firebeatz, Flight Facilities, Loco Dice, Moti, Oliver Heldens, Tiesto, Ummet Ozcan, Charli XCX, Boys Noize, Pan-Pot, Quintino, Chris Liebing, Klingande, and The Bloody Beetroots.
Tickets are priced at 130 euros for the weekend. Day tickets are 50 euros, and camping passes are 17 euros.
Camping is right at the festival venue. 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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