Sziget Festival

9 - 16 Aug 2017
Óbudai-sziget, Budapest

Hungary's Sziget festival rocks into town in August accompanied by acts and revellers from all over the world.

  • When? 9th - 16th August 2017
  • Where? Óbudai-sziget, Budapest
  • Price: day tickets from € 65, 5-day and 7-day pass available, see website for more details.

The week-long Sziget festival has grown from a low-key student event to become one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, with around 400,000 visitors coming from all over the world to witness the spectacle that is Sziget.

Sziget is held every August in northern Budapest, Hungary, on Óbudai-sziget (also known as Shipyard Island), a leafy 108-hectare (266-acre) island on the Danube. More than 1,000 performances take place each year, with artists such as Prince, The Kaiser Chiefs, The National, Chemical Brothers and the Manic Street Preachers all having performed at Sziget.

Good bands, cheap drinks and a chance to roll around in the mud. What more do you want from a festival?

  • Get there: Get a CityPass to save money on transport.
  • Stay: Check out the accommodation advice on the official website.

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