Melt! Festival 2018

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July 2018
Ferropolis, Grafenhainichen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany MAP
currently 129 euros for full w/e ticket
Daily capacity: 20,000
Last updated: Mon 4th Jun 2018

The 21st Melt! festival returns to the giant industrial museum, Ferropolis, in the city of Gräfenhainichen, south east of Dessau, Germany, and happens from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July.


The full line-up has been announced, with headliners The XX (only Germany show), Florence + The Machine (only Germany show), and Fever Ray, plus Nina Kraviz, Tyler, The Creator, Mura Masa, Jon Hopkins (live), Ben Klock, The Internet, Cigarettes After Sex, Princess Nokia, The Black Madonna, and more.

For all the line-up details so far including day splits please see the line-up page.


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Tickets are currently priced at 129 euros for a full weekend ticket. Day tickets are 69 euros.  

Camping is included in the weekend ticket price.

Garbage deposit

The garbage deposit, started last year and is an effort to make the festival more environmentally friendly and keep the festival site clean. Festival attendees will get the garbage deposit back on returning a full garbage bag and the deposit chip (handed out with the wristband).


You will only be able to camp at the festival site with a festival ticket! Festival visitors with a two-day ticket are still allowed to stay on the camp site for three days and they will also be able to visit the Sleepless floor on Sunday. The camping site opens on Thursday at 1pm, and closes on Monday at 1pm. Camping and parking is included in festival ticket price.


An attraction of the festival is the actual location, Ferropolis, an open air museum of huge machines from the 20th Century. Some of the machines weigh up to 1980 tonnes and reach 30 metres high.

Travel Directions

From the A9 Berlin-Leipzig -> exit Dessau Ost -> B 185 to Oranienbaum -> in Oranienbaum right B 107 to Gräfenhainichen -> between Jüdenberg and Gräfenhainichen left to Ferropolis.
By public transport: By train to Dessau central station, then by bus to Ferropolis.

More information will be here when available.

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