And let’s keep our focus on the indie ones. Yes, you should definitely visit Ultra Europe, Roskilde in Denmark or Sziget in Hungary, but with this post the key is to go deeper. Underground.

Cause every single festival you’ll find recommended here is a genuine adventure.

From Positivus smiles in Latvia to Seasplash sound-system vibes located quite close to Istria region’s biggest city Pula (Croatia), all the way to the hippiest festival in Europe – Matala Beach in Greece, the following list is the ultimate European festival #bucketlist… Tailored for every single alternative and indie music and art enthusiast, adventurer and backpacker.

So… If any of you guys have questions, recommendations, travel tips, festivals reviews – or whatever… Leave them all in the comment section below.

Let’s talk about the best music festivals in Europe in 2018.


Ready?

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SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Start date: July 19, 2018

End date: July 22, 2018

Location: Pula, Croatia

SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Excellent mix of great music, smiling folks who often chill around naked, Solaris stage with the most amazing sunset while the live band is playing Bob Marley, fashionably creative looking folks with painted body parts, delicious vegetarian cuisine…

BARCELONA YOGA CONFERENCE

Start date: July 19, 2018

End date: July 23, 2018

Location: Barcelona, Spain

BARCELONA YOGA CONFERENCE

Open to people from all ages and backgrounds with or without previous experience in yoga. Barcelona Yoga Conference is an uplifting open hearted gathering with world leading Yoga teachers and musical artists creating a platform for you to learn, experience, discover and transform.

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

Start date: July 20, 2018

End date: July 22, 2018

Location: Salacgrīva, Latvia

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

An annual three-day music festival taking place in Salacgrīva, 110 km from Riga, in the idyllic location of the Latvian coastal region that’s not just an exciting music experience… But an incredible boost of positive energy…

MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL

Start date: July 24, 2018

End date: July 28, 2018

Location: Motovun, Croatia

MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL

Dedicated to indie productions and small cinematographies, Motovun Film Festival emphasizes esthetical, thematic and geographical diversity; celebrates unconventionality and originality at all costs…

LOVEFEST

Start date: August 2, 2018

End date: August 5, 2018

Location: Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

LOVEFEST

It’s a unique cultural platform, an electronic music festival from Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia aiming to promote good music, art and urban culture…

YPSIGROCK FESTIVAL

Start date: August 9, 2018

End date: August 12, 2018

Location: Castelbuono, Italy

YPSIGROCK FESTIVAL

Visiting Ypsigrock is discovering the inner heart of the mostly unknown Sicily: an unexpected journey through artistic, natural and cultural beauty; a great vacation destination in the summer, completely lost among  the several  Mediterranean undiscovered  jewels…

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Start date: August 10, 2018

End date: August 12, 2018

Location: Château d’Avrilly, France

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Featuring ambient, house music, jazz, rock, techno, painting, yoga, light shows, mapping, dancing and acrobatics – Château Perché festival a nomad multidisciplinary festival taking place each year in a new location, always at one of the most beautiful French castles…

UDAYA LIVE

Start date: August 15, 2018

End date: August 20, 2018

Location: Pravets Lake, Bulgaria

UDAYA LIVE

All inclusive yoga event with 5 nights at Pravets Resort, 3 buffet meals a day and airport shuttle all included in the price of your ticket, located on the shore of Pravets Lake nestled between two pristine mountain ranges, just 45 minutes from the capital city of Sofia, Bulgaria…

HIGHFIELD FESTIVAL

Start date: August 17, 2018

End date: August 19, 2018

Location: Störmthaler See, Germany

HIGHFIELD FESTIVAL

Highfield Festival is among the best medium-size music festivals in Europe for 2016 according to European Festival Awards and the biggest independent rock festival of East of Germany.

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE: POP-UP EVENT #2

Date: August 18, 2018

Location: Berlin, Germany

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE: POP-UP EVENT #2

Berlin Yoga Conference strives to create an authentic yoga experience and is open to everyone no matter what personal background, yoga experience, or level. Anyone who is interested in a healthy lifestyle and ethical living is welcome!

SONUS FESTIVAL

Start date: August 19, 2018

End date: August 23, 2018

Location: Pag, Croatia

SONUS FESTIVAL

Croatia’s premiere electronic event showcasing the best of the techno and house world in one festival that will last for five days and nights filled with the craziest and truly unforgettable parties, club takeovers and boat adventures.

MYSTERYLAND FESTIVAL

Start date: August 25, 2018

End date: August 26, 2018

Location: Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands

MYSTERYLAND FESTIVAL

Amazing and colorful camping grounds, 16 festival areas to discover, a true celebration of the best of house, deep house, techno, hardstyle, drum ‘n bass, disco, hiphop music – Mysteryland, guys, is one of the best festivals in the Netherlands – the magical musical journey you just have to visit this year!

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL

Start date: August 29, 2018

End date: September 2, 2018

Location: Pula, Croatia

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL

An underground electronic music event annually held in Istria region, Croatia, showcasing a higher technical specification of sound systems than you will find at any other festival of its size.

GENEVA YOGA FESTIVAL

Start date: September 5, 2018

End date: September 9, 2018

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

GENEVA YOGA FESTIVAL

On the menu: 4 days of yoga, 48 workshops, including 8 intensive workshops on Thursday (Jeûne genevois), and 5 evenings in music (concerts, kirtans, DJ and OM chanting). One can also explore original practices such as Sufi dance and Chakra dance.

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

Start date: September 5, 2018

End date: September 9, 2018

Location: Pula, Croatia

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

The largest Soundsystem Culture festival in Europe, bringing together the biggest names from the most vibrant and cutting edge dance scenes from around the world.

WAVES VIENNA

Start date: September 27, 2018

End date: September 29, 2018

Location: Vienna, Austria

WAVES VIENNA

The most significant clubs and unique off locations; international alternative, rock and electronic acts located around Vienna’s 9th district. It’s awesome Waves Vienna Festival.

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE: POP-UP EVENT #3

Date: November 11, 2018

Location: Berlin, Germany

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE: POP-UP EVENT #3

Berlin Yoga Conference has educational goals in mind, encouraging high quality content pertaining to various yoga methodologies, practices, and topics, with a special emphasis on scientific research and modern yoga philosophy.


The featured moment was recorded on Seasplash Festival in 2016. And it’s a very common sight there.

Freedom. Love. Art.