For the second year in a row, Indie Voyager is presenting its picks for the best, craziest, indie & alternative music/art festivals you just have to visit here in Europe. This year, Indie’s recommending some new places and amazing festival experiences; the heart of Transylvania, a progressive festival with 7 stages and line-ups nearby Amsterdam along with the ones you probably already know if you visited this website in 2018: Seasplash’s amazing vibe this year located in Dalmatia, Meadow’s Rhodope Mountains or spectacular nature/rural surroundings of south-western Asturias…

And this list is only gonna get longer. And even more adventurous.

So guys, make your plans, pack your bags… This year we’re all going to the Moon…


ELYSIUM ISLAND

Start date: July 17, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Location: Koh Chang Island, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

ELYSIUM ISLAND

Our strength is nature itself, as well as different types of cultural and musical programs. Far away from the city lights, you can relax in hammocks in the shade of young willow trees, meditate with the charming sunrise and sunset view, make art, and, for the tireless ones, dance all day, all night long.

SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Start date: July 18, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Location: Martinska Beach, Sibenik, Croatia

SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Excellent mix of great music, smiling folks who often chill around naked, the most beautiful sunset views while the live band is playing (let’s say) Bob Marley, fashionably creative looking folks with painted body parts, delicious vegetarian cuisine…

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

Start date: July 19, 2019

End date: July 20, 2019

Location: Het Twiske, The Netherlands

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

Welcome to the Future is one of the iconic Techno and House underground festivals, located in Het Twiske, nearby Amsterdam. What started as a club party in Amsterdam, grew to be a progressive festival with 7 stages and line-ups that included the biggest artists from the Techno and House scene, as well as local talent.

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Start date: July 25, 2019

End date: July 28, 2019

Location: Villeneuve-sur-Allier, France

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Featuring ambient, house music, jazz, rock, techno, painting, yoga, light shows, mapping, dancing and acrobatics – Château Perché is a nomad multidisciplinary festival taking place every year in a new, unique and spectacular location…

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

Start date: July 26, 2019

End date: July 27, 2019

Location: Salacgrīva, Latvia

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

An annual 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…

FENGAROS FESTIVAL

Start date: August 1, 2019

End date: August 3, 2019

Location: Kato Drys, Cyprus

FENGAROS FESTIVAL

Pioneering Cypriot music festival, Fengaros returns for its 9th edition, presenting a lineup of the cream of the crop from Cyprus, the Mediterranean and beyond. The first of its kind on the island, Fengaros’ 9th edition takes place on 1 – 3 August 2019, with more than forty acts on three stages across the quaint, idyllic village of Kato Drys in the Larnaca district.

JAVORWOOD

Date: August 3, 2019

Location: Javorov Do, Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

JAVORWOOD

The festival carries out the promotion of young artists and creators, who have the opportunity to present their skills and talent to the wider masses, and to connect with colleagues from all across South-East Europe. Javorwood promotes different branches of art, ranging from fine arts, through performing arts, to music and architecture.

PRESTOSO FEST

Start date: August 8, 2019

End date: August 11, 2019

Location: Gédrez, Asturias, Spain

PRESTOSO FEST

Prestoso Fest is a small, independent music festival located in the spectacular nature/rural surroundings of south-western Asturias and this year this awesome combo of music, art, gastronomy and nature takes place from August 08-11 in Gédrez, Asturias, Spain…

YPSIGROCK FESTIVAL

Start date: August 8, 2019

End date: August 11, 2019

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…

UDAYA LIVE

Start date: August 14, 2019

End date: August 19, 2019

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…

OVERJAM REGGAE FESTIVAL

Start date: August 15, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Tolmin, Slovenia

OVERJAM REGGAE FESTIVAL

Definitely one of the coolest Central European reggae festivals, situated in the amazingly beautiful valley of Soča river in Slovenia…

FREEMENTAL FESTIVAL

Start date: August 15, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Tarej, Cres Island, Croatia

FREEMENTAL FESTIVAL

This year FreeMental’s door will be opened for 4 days and 3 nights from 15th of August until 18th of August and it will be held on the island of Cres, where you will become one with untouched coast of this beautiful place…

AWAKE FESTIVAL

Start date: August 15, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Teleki Castle, Gornesti, Romania

AWAKE FESTIVAL

Aimed at open minds and souls through music and complementary arts, eclectic cultural and sports activities, Awake is set in the heart of Transylvania, surrounded by the perfect setting for those planning a perfect European escape bathed in nature, art and culture!

MYSTERYLAND FESTIVAL

Start date: August 23, 2019

End date: August 25, 2019

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 28, 2019

End date: September 1, 2019

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.

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

Start date: September 5, 2019

End date: September 9, 2019

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.

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