The fifth edition of Sea Dance festival is almost here! Festival visitors will have a chance to enjoy the fun at the beautiful Buljarica beach in Budva and witness performances of some of the most iconic world and regional music stars such as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Paul Kalkbrenner, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Nina Kraviz, Alice Merton, Dax J, Lost Frequencies, Burak Yeter, Antigone, Francois X, Shlømo, Eagles & Butterflies, Filatov&Karas, Sofia Rodina, Marko Nastić, PTU Live, Bajaga i Instruktori, Hladno pivo, Van Gogh, Rambo Amadeus, Marko Louis, Sajsi MC , Krešo Bengalka, Vojko V, Who See, Bassivity Showcase, Lag, Vakat AKA Aleksandar Grum, Forest People, Gillerz & Be Good, Ilija DJoković, Sugar Lobby, Monosaccharide, Bodzie, Popi Divine, Mr. Lekka, Branko Vuković, Buba, Vegim & Flekitza, Ana RS, TZ Project, ČX, Sabinaa, Jan De R and many more.
Here you can find all the useful info you might need while enjoying your Sea Dance festival experience!
There is a very limited amount of Sea Dance festival tickets available, so hurry up and get yours before they are sold out! All the info on current prices as well as ticket selling points can be found in the Tickets section.
SEA DANCE SHUTTLE TRANSPORT
Clik here to get all the info on shuttle transport during Sea Dance festival from Budva and Bar to Buljarica.
Click here to find out how you can get to Buljarica from other cities in Montenegro and check out the info on times and ticket prices.
We urge all visitors to use organized transport clearly marked by the “Sea Dance transport” sign, instead of using their personal vehicles, in order to avoid traffic jams. This is why we are providing all our visitors with bus transport from all nearby Montenegro towns.
Sea Dance festival voucher exchange points are open from Thursday, August 30 from at 4 PM so that visitors can avoid queues while waiting for their festival wristbands. Daily tickets are not exchanged for wristbands.
Working hours of voucher exchange points for tickets are:
Thursday, August 30 from 4 PM until 3 AM
Friday, August 31 from 5 PM until 3 AM
Saturday, September 1 from 5 PM until 3 AM
Working hours of voucher exchange for VIP tickets are:
Thursday, August 30, from 8 PM until 3 AM
Friday, August 31, from 8 PM until 3 AM
Saturday, September 1, from 8 PM until 3 AM
E-ticket needs to be printed out on a white A4 sized paper and shown while entering the festival venue. E-ticket which is not printed out is not valid.
A personal document is required during the exchange process for the purpose of determining the nationality.
Due to the emergence of resellers, we appeal to visitors to purchase tickets for the festival at the official retail spots or at the festival entrance, in order to avoid potential problems.
The wristband placed on your left arm is valid for one person only, and allows only one entrance for each festival night, from 7pm to 3am and an unlimited number of entrances during the day program on Friday and Saturday, August 31 and September 1.
Taking the wristband off is not allowed, and each damaged, or in any other way counterfeit or compromised wristband becomes invalid without the right to change it.
Transferring the wristband onto another person, or any other form of unscrupulous usage are not allowed, with the organizer holidng every right of control and sanctioning in case of ticket abuse.
VIP SECTION TABLE RESERVATION
To reserve a table in the VIP section email us at [email protected].
The Sea Dance festival opens on Thursday, August 30, at 7 PM and closes at 3 AM. For the next two festival days, on Friday and Saturday, August 31 and September 1, the gates open at 12PM and close at 3 AM. Entrance during daytime and evening programs is only possible with the festival ticket.
Day program finishes at around 6 PM when the festival venue is emptied and getting prepared for the night part of the program.
Visitors who wish to enjoy both day and night program on the same festival day have to leave the festival at 6 PM and can enter it again at 7 PM, when the gates are open for the night program
We appeal to the visitors to come to the festival early in order to avoid lines at the gates. Entrance to the festival is allowed only at clearly marked and secured entrances, with a ticket or accreditation only.
According to the Law of the State of Montenegro, everyone is obliged to always have some kind of personal IDs with them, and this also applies to the festival. In addition to festival security, festival entry is controlled by the police in order to prevent smuggling of prohibited items and substances into the festival.
LINEUP, TIMELINE AND MAP
You can view this year’s Sea Dance festival lineup here.
A detailed timeline* of this year’s Sea Dance festival is available here.
You can vew the festival map by clicking here.
During the festival the venue will feature billboards with precise maps of all stages, info stands, first aid, etc. Printed version of festival map and timeline will be available at Sea Dance info stands.
*Timeline is subject to change.
SEA DANCE ACCOMMODATION
Current info on all available accommodation options during the Sea Dance festival can be found here.
All weather forecast websites are unanimous – Buljarica is going to have sunny skies and bright nights with daytime temperatures going up to more than 32 °C (86 ºF) during all 3 days of the festival. It’s a perfect setting for enjoying the best music performances during the night or daytime chilling.
The official Sea Dance TAXI transport is OK Palma Taxi, phone numbers:
Viber: +382 68 019 577
Taxicab stand for all festival-goers is located in the street next to the “Magazini” restaurant (Buljarica).
*Guaranteed price for Sea Dance visitors from Budva to Buljarica is 24 EUR for a one-way ticket.
AMENDED TRAFFIC REGIME
We urge all drivers to follow the Temporary traffic signalization for traffic regulation during the Sea Dance festival, from August 30 to September 1.
For all visitors coming from Budva there will be an organized transport. Departure from Budva is organized at the stop at the Liberty Square (Tre Canne), while the other terminal is at the turning towards the business center “Kopaonik” which is located on the right of the Budva-Bar (Buljarica) road. The official operator is D.O.O. “Mediteran Express” Budva and the ticket price is 3,5 EUR.
SEA DANCE FESTIVAL PAYMENT CARD
Cashless payment – Revolution Payment System (RPS) is a regular practice at all major world festivals and EXIT was the first one in the region to introduce this advanced payment solution to its audience.
Payment for drinks, food and souvenirs at Sea Dance festival is done with the Addiko Bank RPS card only which will be available at all festival and camp top-up locations.
When getting your card, you need to pay a deposit in the amount of 1,25 EUR which will be returned to you within the refund at the end of the festival. The minimum amount of money you can top-up your card with is 5 EUR and the maximum amount is 200 EUR.
After ordering your favorite food or drink, you can pay for it by simply placing the card against the card reader available at every bar.
You can also use this to check the status of your card at any moment. Make sure that no one is paying at the moment you are checking your card status, as the amount could be taken off your card.
Any leftover amounts can be refunded at any top-up location including the 1,25 EUR deposit. Maximum amount which can be refunded is 50 EUR. You need to do this before leaving the festival.
For all Sea Dance festival and camp visitors at the Buljarica beach Addiko bank provided an ATM which will be at disposal to all festival-goers during the festival.
It is possible to withdraw unused funds at any moment at all cashpoints.
It is necessary for the refund to be done at the Festival until Sunday, September 2 at 9 PM, since there will be no additional refunds available!
Refund cashpoints and their working hours list:
All top-up cashpoints within the festival area – from 8 PM until 5 AM
Exchange location – Sunday, September 2, from 5 AM until 9 PM
SEA DANCE FESTIVAL RULES
Here you will find a list of things you can bring to the festival venue as well as things which are for forbidden:
YES – backpacks (max. size – school backpack)
YES – hats and caps
YES – lighters
YES – cell phones and tablets
YES – sunglasses
YES – cigarettes and electronic cigarettes
YES – small umbrellas
YES – raincoats
YES – contact lenses liquid
YES – photo and video cameras (with an approved press pass)
YES – insulin (with a diabetes documentation and personal documents)
YES – medicine (with an original doctor’s report and original packaging)
NO – drugs and substances
NO – knives and other weapons
NO – bottles and cans
NO – instruments
NO – food and beverages bought outside of the festival venue
NO – tents
NO – pets
NO – large umbrellas
NO – covers
NO – selfie sticks and GoPro cameras
NO – drones
NO – banners expressing hate speech regarding religion, race, sexual orientation etc.
NO – deodorants and perfume bottles
NO – power banks and chargers
The list of allowed and unallowed things you can bring to the festival venue is only a recommendation by the Organizer in order for the visitors to have a pleasent festival experience. Montenegro police service which secures the whole festival venue has the last word when deciding on what is allowed or unallowed to bring to the festival.
LOST AND FOUND
The Lost and Found conter can be found at the exchange point and there you can bring anything you found at the festival if you assume someone might have lost it (personal document, cell phone, wallet etc.) and also claim items you might have lost yourself.
Location A: Parking across the restaurant Magazini, on the right side from the M-2 road when coming from Bar. Price 5€
Location B: Parking at the right sideof the brand new road, on the right side of the M-2 road when coming from Budva. Price 5€
Location C: Parking next to the substation near the festival venue. Price 10€
At Sea Dance emergency aid services and the fire department are on duty all three nights.
Depending on the volume of sound at the concerts, there is a risk of hearing impairment and other health problems. Depending on the type and magnitude of light effects, there is a risk of visual impairment and other health problems.
In case you need any help, you can contact security personnel in recognizable fluorescent vests.