EXIT Festival is one of the most sizable and impressive music events in Europe, featuring prominent names in electronic, rock, and hip-hop across a monstrous venue every summer. The festival takes place annually in Novi Sad, Serbia, and welcomes over 200,000 music lovers from all over the world. The European festival is known for its consistently killer lineups year after year, with over 1,000 artists who play on more than 40 stages and festival zones located in a historic 18th-century Petrovaradin Fortress.
Novi Sad, where the festival takes place, boasts a fusion of Soviet and modernized Hungarian-Austrian architecture and has been designated as one of the European Capitals of Culture for 2021. EXIT Festival has garnered several awards, including "Best Major European Festival" at the EU Festival Awards in 2013 and 2017, "Best Overseas Festival" award at the UK Festival Awards in 2007, and the "Best Summer Music Festival in Europe" title for 2016 by the travel portal European Best Destinations. The festival's triumphs have aided in the advancement and expansion of Novi Sad as a cultural and tourist hotspot.
EXIT Festival has established itself as a cultural icon of Serbia and the Balkan region. It is not only a celebration of music and art, but also a symbol of resilience and hope in the face of adversity. The festival's origins as a student movement fighting for democracy and freedom in the Balkans still resonate in its social and humanitarian activities, which include environmental protection, humanitarian aid, and regional cooperation. EXIT Festival's commitment to social responsibility and positive change has earned it numerous awards and recognition, including the Champion of Regional Cooperation award from the Regional Cooperation Council in 2017.
Over the years, EXIT festival has hosted an impressive array of performers, including some of the most legendary names in music. Past performers have included the likes of Avicii, Guns N’ Roses, David Guetta, DJ Snake, LCD Soundsystem, Hardwell, Charlotte de Witte, The Cure, Billy Idol, Sex Pistols, Kraftwerk, amongst dozens of other notable names. The festival has also featured artists in their early stages who have gone on to become major stars, such as Ellie Goulding and Arctic Monkeys. With such a rich history of talent, it's no wonder that EXIT has become one of the most highly anticipated music events in Europe.
The 2023 EXIT Festival is set to feature an impressive lineup of performers from a variety of genres, with everything from high-energy electronic music to hip-hop and rock. Headliners include The Prodigy, Skrillex, Alesso, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and Wu-Tang Clan, with other notable names like Sofi Tukker, Vintage Culture, Hot Since 82, Eric Prydz, Nina Kraviz, Camelphat, Ben UFO, Ben Böhmer, and Claptone performing alongside hundreds of other names. There will also be a range of emerging and local artists, such as Grše, Ignite, Indira Pagaonotto, Sarasvati Druna Bend, Yang Bude, LF System, Sarasvati, and much more.
See for yourself why EXIT Festival is worthy of its grandiose collection of accolades, and why so many people travel so far to experience this one-of-a-kind event. Tickets are on sale now.