Sonus Festival 2023 - Preview

With just under a month to go, the anticipation is building for the 10th edition of Sonus Festival 2023. Taking place on the stunning Zrce Beach on the picturesque island of Pag in Croatia, Sonus Festival has gained a reputation as one of Europe's premier electronic music events, drawing thousands of music enthusiasts from more than 60 countries. As the festival's date draws nearer, we preview the five-day experience of music, camaraderie, and paradise-like surroundings.

The Setting

The combination of a stellar line-up with a stunning location sets Sonus apart from many other festivals. Zrce Beach has become synonymous with unparalleled partying and beachside revelry. Known for its crystal-clear waters, rugged cliffs, and breathtaking sunsets, Zrce Beach provides the perfect backdrop for the open air clubs and boat parties. The festival site will feature multiple stages, each offering a diverse lineup of world-renowned DJs and artists, making sure that there's something for every dance music aficionado.

Sonus Festival stage

The Line Up

From techno to house, minimal to deep house, the festival organizers have curated a lineup that caters to a wide range of tastes. To name a few on the line up, there will be Pan-Pot; The Martinez Brothers; Sam Paganini; Paula Temple; Maceo Plex; Kölsch; Deborah De Luca; Diplo; Derrick May and Adriatique. The diverse array of artists guarantees an electrifying musical journey that will see attendees discovering new artists while enjoying the sounds they know and love. From hard-hitting techno stalwarts like Richie Hawtin to softer, dreamier immersive artists like Ben Böhmer, the stage is set for an incredible party.

Sonus Festival is not just about the music; it's about the complete beach-escape experience. Festival-goers can look forward to a myriad of activities beyond the dance floors. During the day, the stunning beaches provide a great spot to enjoy sunbathing and if the night’s dancing hasn’t impacted your energy levels too much, there are a range of water sports on offer including kite-surfing, kayaking and even bungee jumping!

Sonus Festival stage


As the world continues to grapple with environmental challenges, Sonus Festival takes a proactive stance in promoting sustainability and reducing its ecological footprint. Festival organizers are committed to implementing eco-friendly initiatives, such as waste management, recycling programs, and eco-conscious infrastructure, to ensure that the natural beauty of Zrce Beach remains preserved for its local residents and future events.

Sonus Festival swimming

Let's go!

Whether you're a seasoned festival-goer or a first-timer, Sonus Festival 2023 is not to be missed. So, get your dancing shoes ready, pack your spirit of adventure, and get ready to lose yourself in the magic of Sonus!

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