Pack Your Bags and get ready for 2015 – Lake Balaton’s newest addition

The Basics

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 – Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
Zamardi, Hungary

Dropping back onto Lake Balaton by Zamárdi for another three days of Hungary’s newest, award-winning electronic festival, rolls out well over 150 DJs of the finest techno, EDM and house and sets them against a blistering backdrop.

Winning 2013’s Best New European Festival award proved to be the perfect springboard for, as it went on to be even bigger in 2014, curating an international lineup across 6 stages and making the most of the shores on their doorstep.

From the creative minds behind Balaton Sound, the festival will transform the popular resort town into a mecca of good vibes and equally delicious sounds.


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Phase 1

  • Richie Hawtin
  • Dense & Pika
  • Dominik Eulberg
  • Dusty Kid
  • Efdemin
  • Emanuel Satie
  • GusGus [live]
  • KiNK
  • Mano Le Tough
  • Nick Curly
  • Paul Ritch
  • Pirupa
  • Popof
  • Recondite [live]
  • Slam
  • Steve Lawler
  • Sven Väth
  • Sven Weisemann
  • Tale of Us

The Venue

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Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton is the largest lake in central Europe. Its near-50 miles of freshwater is perfect for swimming, aided even further by local temperatures of around 30º C in August.

Accomodation In The Area

Hotel Club Siofok

Club Siofok
Petőfi sétány 13

This 3 star hotel located close to the Petőfi Promanade, known as the town’s “summer centre” offers panoramic views of Lake Balaton and has it’s own 250 metres of a long sandy private beach. It also offers half-board options and all 240 guest rooms feature a TV, mini fridge and views of the lake. Guests have access to the open air swimming pool at the hotel as well as a sauna, playground for kids and a paddle boat. Enjoy breakfast and dinner in the Margareta Restaurant or relax by the Laura Bar with a drink, the Terrace is also available in the summer for drinks and snacks. Sióvölgy train station is just around the corner while the coach station is just 800 metres away.

Flexotel Camping

Flexotel Village
Lake Balaton

Flexotel camping offers a fantastic, comfortable lodging experience at the festival site. By staying in a Flexotel you get all the experiences of staying in the festival campsite, but have the luxury of hotel-like amenities. Each Flexotel has electricity and lighting available, is delivered with fresh linens and towels, and can be locked. There are also separate sanitary facilities with combined hot water showers.

Hotel Wellamarin

Eötvös utca 15/1

Located on the Southern shore of Lake Balaton and on the beach of Zamárdi, this 4-star leisure and wellness hotel is a great place to take in the views of the Tihany Abbey. It boasts a large spa area with a sauna and ice cave where massages can be enjoyed, a great indoor pool and views of the garden. Room range of superior to deluxe and also apartment suites with most offering a lake side view with a balcony. Guests can enjoy a range of Hungarian traditional dishes in Scala Restaurant as well international cuisine from a buffet or an a la carte menu. Meals are also served on the terrace in nice weather and a bowling alley is also on site, guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.

Hotel Residence Balaton Siofok

Erkel Ference utca 49

Entirely renovated in 2013, the 4-star Hotel Residence Balaton Siófok is located just off the shores of Lake Balaton. The hotel features 56 spacious and luxurious guest rooms decorated in jewel tones, and supplied with a variety of amenities. The Residence also boasts its own restaurant that seats up to 150 people and serves fine Hungarian cuisine, international dishes, and a rich buffet breakfast each day. The hotel also has a bar with a length wine-lies, a wide selection of soft drinks, and refreshing cocktails. The Residence Beach Bar is located along the lake-shore on the hotel’s private beach only 100m from the hotel, and serves a selection of alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks amongst the deck chairs, sun-bathing pier, and parasols. The Wellness Centre offers a wide variety of treatments, and has a large indoor pool.

Siraly Hotel Zamardi

Sirály Hotel
Kiss Ernő utca

Siraly Hotel is one of the longest grass beaches of the Balaton directly near the water and offers a large garden with barbecue facilities and a terrace. All 25 rooms offer free wi-fi, cable TV and a refrigerator ranging from double, triple and quadruple rooms. There is an on-site restaurant and a grocery store just 200 metres away. Hotel Sirály is 700 metres away from the Zamardi Public Beach and 1.9 km from Zamardi Adventure Park. FlyBalaton Airport is 64 km away. The Zamárdi Train Station is 750 metres away and the ferry to Tihany is 4 km away.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I get to the festival?

    BY PLANE: The nearest international airport to Zamárdi is Budapest. You can easily get to Zamárdi from Budapest via either from the Southern Railway Station (Déli Pu.) on the Buda side or from the Eastern Railway Station (Keleti Pu.) from the Pest side.

    BY TRAIN: You can reach Zamardi by train but many services will run via Budapest.

  • Is parking available?

    Parking is free and secured in the official parking areas.

  • Are there any ATMs on site?

    Unfortunately, there are no ATMs on site.

  • Will cash or card be accepted on site?

    Since cash won’t be accepted at any pub, restaurant or merchant you will be able to buy all products offered inside the festival area with your Festivalcard. You can receive your card when entering the festival for a deposit of 500 Ft (1,6 €). If you return your card undamaged you will get your deposit back. The minimum balance of a new card is 1000 Ft (3,5€).

  • When does the festival site open and close?

    Gates open at 12.00 on 19th August. Camping facilities are available from the same time. The festival ends on the morning of 23st August. The site should be vacated by 2pm.



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