Summer festivals in Hungary are in need of no introduction.  For many years they have been attracting vibrant multinational crowd from all over the world.  Thanks to the surge of interest, the only thing that can prevent you from enjoying a truly magical experience of summer festivals under the sun and stars is a lack of tickets. Last minute decisions give a little hope of finding any at all. That is why we bring our readers the list of some festivals for the upcoming months and the price range for each of them.

VOLT (July 2-6), Sopron

Last year VOLT Festival was extended by a day in an effort to host a performance of one of the biggest music guests – Arctic Monkeys. Discount tickets of VOLT Festival are everything you need to enjoy discounts for B.My.Lake, Sziget, and Strand Festival as well. During VOLT Festival you cannot help but surrender to the viral beats. Among the performers: Arctic Monkeys, MGMT, Icona Pop, Morcheeba, 30 Seconds To Mars, Foals, Hurts, Volbeat.

From June 17th and on the spotArctic Monkeys concert included
5 Days Pass39.990 ForintsYES
4 Days Pass30.990 ForintsNO + 9.990 Forint
Weekend Pass35.000 ForintsYES
Weekend VIP Pass55.000 ForintsYES
1 Day Ticket11.990 ForintsNO
VIP Daily Ticket19.000 ForintsNO
5 Days VIP Pass60.000 ForintsYES
4 Days VIP Pass50.000 ForintsNO + 9.990 Forint
Arctic Monkeys Daily Ticket15.990 ForintsYES
Arctic Monkeys VIP Daily Ticket25.000 ForintsYES
Volt + Balaton Sound Pass71.000 ForintsNO +9990 Forints
Volt + Strand Festival Pass41.000 ForintsNO+9990 Forints
Rockmaraton (July 7-12), Pécs

The name itself already gives you a hint that this event is organized for those, who find Hardcore, Metalcore, and Heavy Metal music to be the ethos of any good festival.  This event will not be guest starring any DJs or be pop-colored in any ways. Malomvölgyi Arborétum will be the hosting arena for the festival. Some of the music guests of Rockmaraton: Sepultura, Arch Enemy, The Exploited, Sabaton, VágtázóHalottkémek, Ektomorf, Leander Rising, Texas In July.

Until July 5thOn The Spot
1 Day Ticket4.990 Forints4.990 Forints
Week Pass11.990 Forints14.990 Forints
Fezen + Rockmaraton Pass19.990 Forints19.990 Forints
Balaton Sound (July 10-13), Zamárdi

This festival is one of the most popular events during the summer season in Hungary. There is no denial that honey-colored sunsets over the turquoise waters of Balaton on its own could be the highlight of Balaton Sound. Gentle summer breeze and exceptional electro music bring thousands of people together every year for one of the biggest and most highly anticipated music festivals in Europe. According the information provided by organizers, most of the tickets and passes are already sold out. However, there are still daily tickets and VIP Passes available for sale. Some of the Balaton Sound performers: Wiz Khalifa, Dillon Francis, Rudimental, Deep Dish, David Guetta, Martin Solveig, Diplo, Azealia Banks.

Available on the spot and on pre-sale
PASS44.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket15.000 Forints
VIP Pass70.000 Forints
VIP Tickets30.000 Forints
Balaton Sound + Volt Pass69.000 Forints (from July 17- 71.000 Forints)
Balaton Sound  + Pass62.000 Forints
EFOTT (July 15-20), Miskolctapolca

The times when EFOTT (Egyetemisták és Főiskolások Országos Turisztikai Találkozója) was only an occasional gathering for college/university students and graduates are long gone. Nowadays this event is one of the biggest parties under the wide azure skies, which aims to attract multinational crowd from all over the Europe. An interesting fact about this event – every year there is a different scene; in 2014 it is brought to Miskolctapolca. One of the iconic Hungarian bands, Tankcsapda, will have a big concert, marking their 25 years jubilee as a part of the EFOTT festival. Some of the music guests are: Tankcsapda, Fish!, Edda, Hooligans, Quimby, Carbonfools.

Till June 30thOn The Spot
Week Pass16.990 Forints20.000 Forints (Till July 14th 18.990 Forints)
Weekend Pass10.490 Forints12.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket5990 Forints7000 Forints
Opening Day Ticket3490 Forints4000 Forints
Bánkitó Feszt (July 17-19), Bánki Tó

This particular festival has a slight problem with transportation. Even though Bánki Tó is within commutable distance, there are no direct buses or trains. From Vác there is a train toDiósjenő, from there 14 km by bicycle (as an option). From Vác there is also a bus route to Bánki or Rétsá.

Till July 16th  (midnight)On The Spot
Pass9500 Forints11.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket3600 Forints4200 Forints


Sun Festival (July 22-27), Csobánkapuszta

For everyone who loves electro music and the views of the quintessential Hungarian countryside, Sun Festival is the place to go. Ozora will turn into a music wonderland and a melting pot of different ages and nationalities. This electro festival captures symbolism and free spirit.  Some of the performers: Cubixx, Captain Hook, Sensient, Shakta, Oleg, Emok.

Till July 6thTill July 20thTill July 25th
Pass85 EUR110 EUR95 EUR


Rock Part (July 24-27), Balatonszemes

For those of our readers who find Balaton Sound to be too mellow and too disco, there will be Rock Part Festival in the picturesque setting of the Balaton region. In between the concerts you will be able to enjoy magnificent scenery and indulge in the best Hungarian pálinka or wine.  Some of the music guests: Biohazard, Behemoth, Ensiferum, Road, Blind Myself, Depresszió.

Pre-saleOn The Spot
Pass12.490 Forints14.900 Forints
1 Day Ticket4490 Forints5290 Forints
Opening Day Ticket3500 Forints4500 Forints
Fezen (July 30 – August 2), Székesfehérvár

This festival will mostly attract rock fans. However, organizers went beyond just one music genre, there will also be several electro music arenas. Cutting edge performers and a buzzy atmosphere define Fezen Festival. The transportation is very convenient between Budapest and Székesfehérvár; there is a direct train from the Déli Pályaudvar. The festival takes place only a few blocks away from the Székesfehérvár train station. Some of the performers include: Hellyeah, Skid Row, Ignite, Europe, Quimby, TarjaTurunen, Magna Cum Laude, VadFruttik, Carbonfools, Punnany Massif, Akela.

Till June 30thTill July 29thOn The Spot
4 Days Pass13.990 Forints14.790 Forints15.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket4990 Forints5490 Forints5900 Forints
Fezen + Rockmaraton Pass19.900 Forints
Ozora Festival (July 29 – August 3), Ozora

Who has ever been to Ozora Festival knows that it is about more than just music. An unforgettable experience of dancing all days long and psychedelic atmosphere define Ozora Festival. Music Guests: Chris Rich, Chromatone, Dick Trevor, Earthspace, Grouch, Kox Box, Uru

On the Spot
Pass110 EUR130 EUR


Sziget Festival (August 11-18), Budapest, Hajógyári Sziget

Sziget Festival defines the whole festival culture of Hungary. This iconic event appears on must-go-to lists of thousands of music fans across the Europe, we may even say the world. Years ago it went beyond just Hungarian borders. Be sure that not only the music makes this event so unique, but also the crowd it attracts.  Apart from the concerts, visitors can participate in endless cultural events and programs. Some of the performers include: Blink 182, Deadmau5, Queens Of The Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, Placebo, Skrillex, Lily Allen, Klaxons, Prodigy, Calvin Harris, Outkast.

Till July 31stFrom August 1st
7 Days Pass (with camping)68.000 Forints74.000 Forints
5 Days Pass (non camping)59.000 Forints62.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket15.000 Forints16.000 Forints
VIP camping / person38.000 Forints
Family Camping1500 Forints
Caravan Camping38.000 Forints
Sziget + Pass71.000 Forints74.000 Forints (August 18-22), Balatonvilágos Festival was found last year and immediately received an honorable award – the Best New Festival on European Festival Awards. This event is held in the stunning surroundings and aims to attract international crowd of the electro music fans. Some of the music guests: Alan Fitzpatrick, Nina Kraviz, Barem, Ben Klock, Cyberpunkers, Dirtyphonics

Till July 18thFrom July 19th
4 Days Pass25.000 Forints27.990 Forints
VIP Pass35.000 Forints
1 Day Ticket12.990 Forints
1 Day VIP Ticket15.990 Forints
4 Days Camping Ticket2500 Forints
4 Days Trailer Camping Ticket20.000 Forints
SZIN Festival (August 27-30), Szeged

SZIN Festival is a closing party of the summer festivals season. The end of this festival heralds the beginning of autumn. The list of performers is extremely diverse, and includes representatives of many different genres. SZIN definitely stands out from the crowd and is a must-be-there event for thousands of people every year.  Music guests: Example, Russkaja, 30Y, Punnany Massif, Kiscsillag, Subscribe, Road, Magna Cum Laude

Till August 26thOn The Spot
Pass14.990 Forints16.990 Forints

based on article of
translated by Ekaterina Egorova



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.