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Sonus Festival 2018

  • Novalja, Croatia
  • 19-23 August 2018
  • Electronic
  • Techno

Techno greats under the summer rays

Sonus Festival is a 5-day techno party at Zrce Beach, Novalja, in Croatia. The creators of Time Warp are at the helm for 5 days of techno and house music royalty.

Zrce's Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaya clubs host day and night stages, while boat parties take things out over the stunning Adriatic Sea.

Each day's lineup features more world stars and pioneers than you'd find on most full festival programmes across Europe, and the sun-soaked setting only adds to the electric escapism.


  • Adam Beyer
  • Ricardo Villalobos
  • Sven Väth
  • Maceo Plex
  • Marco Carola
  • Loco Dice
  • Chris Liebing
  • Joseph Capriati


  • Adam Beyer
  • Adriatique
  • Agoria
  • Âme [DJ set]
  • Amelie Lens
  • Andrea Oliva
  • Archie Hamilton
  • Binh
  • Boris Brejcha
  • Butch
  • Cassy
  • Cezar
  • Charlotte de Witte
  • Chris Liebing
  • Craig Richards
  • D'Julz
  • Dana Ruh
  • Digby
  • Dixon
  • Dorian Paic
  • Dr. Rubinstein
  • Eats Everything
  • Enzo Siragusa
  • Ian F.
  • Jackmaster
  • Jamie Jones
  • Jennifer Cardini
  • Johannes Brecht [live]
  • Joseph Capriati
  • Kölsch
  • Konstantin
  • Len Faki
  • Loco Dice
  • Luigi Madonna
  • Maceo Plex
  • Marco Carola
  • Meat
  • Nastia
  • Nicolas Lutz
  • Pan-Pot
  • Peggy Gou
  • Pralesh (Raresh & Praslea)
  • Ralf
  • Recondite [live]
  • Rhadoo
  • Ricardo Villalobos
  • Richie Hawtin
  • Rødhåd
  • Rossko
  • Ryan Elliott
  • Seth Troxler
  • Skizzo
  • Solomun
  • Sonja Moonear
  • Stephan Bodzin [live]
  • Sven Väth
  • Tale of Us
  • The Martinez Brothers
  • Valentino Kanzyani
  • Andrea Ljekaj
  • Felver
  • Kristijan Molnar
  • Mariano Mateljan
  • Marina Karamarko
  • Yesh

Zrce Beach is home to some of the very best festivals in the world. With white, sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, it is Croatia's festival paradise.


Zrce Beach, Island of Pag, Novalja, 53219, Croatia


The nearest airport to the festival is Zadar Airport, around 50km away, and is served by destinations across much of Europe. If you’re travelling from Italy and Spain, you’ll have to fly to Split Airport, 200km from the festival. Airport transfers to the festival are available.

BUS FROM ZADAR TO NOVALJA: There are just a handful of buses running this route per day. It’s a shorter journey, about 1hr 30 mins – again, BusCroatia will give times – and will cost €10-15.

FROM SPLIT: The best route from Split to Novalja is:

TAXI TO TROGIR: A taxi to the nearby town of Trogir will be about €25-30 for a large car (4-8 passengers).

BUS FROM TROGIR TO ZADAR: There are many departures each day, but they can be irregular. Search for BusCroatia for exact times, and expect to pay between €12 and €19. The journey lasts around 2 hrs 40 mins. From here, you will need to board another bus onto Novalja. 

Minimum age is strictly 18.

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