The Bulgarian festival scene is surprisingly vibrant and has the advantage of being affordable, too. So you can probably afford to go to several music festivals in Bulgaria if you have the time.
5 different stages, street dancing crews, over a 100 craftspeople selling their art at the bazaar, outdoor cinema to watch independent movies, theatre shows, art installations and poetry – Kapana Fest has it all. Get ready to be amazed!
If you’d rather be out in the woods, Meadows in the Mountains is the place to go. Camping 850m above sea level in a beautiful area with waterfalls, thermal waters, forest, mountain ziplines, horse riding, bell chimes, yoga classes, workshops, and three music stages you know you can only have a great time.
Also held in June, there is AYMON Tribal Festival, ‘an Intergalactic Gathering’ which is a music, eco-, art and dance festival held in the magical forests of Bulgaria, treating it’s visitors with psychedelic trance, techno, psybient and dub techno music, UV decorations, workshops and cinema.
To see something spectacular, head over to Burgas, a coastal city of Bulgaria, that hosts a festival, with dance performances and amazing sand sculptures.
At the foot of Vitosha mountain near Sofia, Broken Balkanz is an outdoor drum&bass festival that calls you to shake the stress out of your body!
Suntribe Festical is bringing together artists and audiences across the country, combining outdoor music, art and sports. The aim of the festival is to develop the alternative music scene in the region, combining a rich two-day music program with performers from all over the Bulgaria. You can hear the reggae, hip-hop, e-music and drum-base or live music styles as well as trance music of all kinds – what else do you need?
Big festivals in Bulgaria
The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is the biggest summer musical event in Bulgaria, filling up every corner of the old town of Bansko with music. Jazz plays day and night and to make it even better – the concerts are free to enjoy for the public.
If you are after the big names of the rock genre, Hills of Rock one of the biggest rock festivals in Bulgaria awaits you to scream and head bang until you can.