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Ultra Europe 2018

Ultra Europe 2018

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Ultra Europe is one of the most famous, largest and most fascinating annual electronic music festivals in Europe. After the fantastic 2017 event with more than 150 thousand people in Split, Croatia, the 2018 festival is going to be even more breathtaking. Taking place in one of the most picturesque Mediterranean cities and boasting the world’s most recognized DJs and electronic music artists, it attracts people from many European countries and even from further out.

Ultra Music Festival used to be a several-thousand person beach party, but now it achieves an average number of 165 thousand attendees. Today the festival has spread to 20 countries in different parts of the world.

Ultra Europe 2018 takes place at Poljud Stadium, July 6-8. The address of the location: 8 Mediteranskih Igara 2, 21000, Split, Croatia.

Brief history of Ultra Europe

The debut of the festival happened in the Croatian city of Split on July 12-13 in 2013 and lasted for 2 days. Among the artists of the event were Arty, Adventure Club, Knife Party, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Sander van Doorn, Fedde Le Grand, Porter Robinson, Art Department, Avicii, Luciano, Adam Beyer, UMEK, Brass Knuckles, Nervo, Dada Life, Eric Morillo, Steve Aoki, Carl Cox, Hardwell, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack and others. The first Ultra Europe festival was visited by 130 thousand people.

The next year’s event was more successful and drew attention of 150 thousand attendees. Unlike the debut, the 2014 festival lasted for 3 days and included more popular names: DJ Snake, Tiesto, Paul van Dyk, David Guetta, Alesso and Aly & Fila.

The 2015 edition of the festival included the second part of the event, called Destination Ultra, and lasted for 7 days across the country. Ultra Europe took place on three stages in Split: Main Stage, the Resistance Afterburner, and UMF Radio Stage. The list of artists included Galantis, The Chainsmokers, Wilkinson, Alesso, Solomun, the Chemical Brothers, UMEK, Matador, Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Carl Cox, Zedd, Apollonia, Steve Angello, W&W, Hardwell, Afrojack, Jamie Jones and others.

Ultra Europe 2016 took place in 4 Croatian cities: Hvar, Split, Vis and Brac. The event saw 2 marriage proposals, a marathon of performances, and an unforgettable experience for all of its attendees.

The 2017 festival featured the world’s top DJs: Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, and Nicky Romero. Electronic music fans who didn’t have a chance to attend the event could enjoy live music streamed from the festival on the UMF Radio stage.

Besides Croatia, the festival takes place in many other countries: China, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, the United States, Korea, Singapore, India, Taiwan, the Philippines, Peru, Hong Kong, Chile, Thailand, Australia, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay and Puerto Rico – today the whole world enjoys electronic dance music with Ultra Worldwide. If you are a big fan of EDM and have never been to Ultra Europe – this is actually something you must do. The previous year’s event left everyone in a state of euphoria and full of great memories.

Ultra Europe 2018 FAQ

The following information will help you learn more about the festival and answer any questions you may have.

Tickets. The event offers 2 types of tickets: General and VIP for 1 day or for the whole festival period. Any ticket can be upgraded from General to VIP.

VIP tickets. VIP tickets to Ultra Europe include access to the whole festival, a special viewing platform with amazing views, VIP entrance, and VIP restrooms.

Identification. All visitors must provide a valid ID card, passport or driver’s license along with their tickets.

Dress code. The festival doesn’t have any specific dress code rules, but it’s recommended to keep in mind possible weather conditions.

Lost & Found. The Lost & Found is located behind the main entrance and is open till 7 am.

Age restrictions. 18+, but young people under 18 can attend the festival if accompanied by an adult. Attendees under 18 are not allowed to buy alcohol or tobacco, or to be present at the festival after 9 pm.

Forbidden items. No to illegal substances, flammable items, fireworks, sprays, any bags (except for clear plastic ones), facial masks, outside food or drinks, bicycles or any other vehicles, animals, noisemakers, or professional cameras.

Food and drinks at the festival. Food and beverages inside the festival grounds can be bought anytime during the event.

Services. The festival has informational booths, medical services, security staff, restrooms, free drinking water stations, a lost & found station, mobile-phone recharge facility and more.

Volunteering or performing at Ultra Europe. No options are available for unsolicited applications.

Luggage storage. The festival doesn’t provide visitors with any lockers or luggage stations.

ATMs. There are no ATMs at the festival grounds, so it is recommended to bring a credit card and enough cash.

Hvar island. This location can be reached by ferry or boat. The event offers an Ultra Europe Boat Party to Hvar.

Emergency phones. In case of emergency you can call police (192), emergency (112), fire brigade (193), sea rescue (195), or ambulance (194).