Amy Melissa Farina

Croatia’s ultimate hardstyle holiday is rapidly approaching. We’ve done the research so you don’t have to! Before we have some fun in the sun here’s all you need to know! 

Practical Info

The second edition of Dropzone will take place from July 11th until July 14th in Zcre Beach Croatia. The festival consists of a daytime and evening program jam packed with boat and pool parties, club events, and all your favorite hard dance artists from all over the world. 

The venue is accessible by car, just 30 minutes outside of Zadar. To access the Southern side of the island, there’s a 300 m (980 ft)-long arch Pag Bridge. Alternatively, the northern part of the island is just a 15-minute Prizna-Žigljen ferry ride away from the mainland. Car trouble? Call +385 19 87

For those staying in the Dropzone accommodations, a frequent local bus will take you every few minutes day or night. The bus schedule is available here:


Dropzone festivities start on Sunday July 10th at Burra Beach Club from 22:00-05:00. You can see the full pre-party line up HERE

Festival Line Up

Day 1

The official program starts on Monday July 11th. 

The first event of the day is the sold out What the Kaze boat party from 17:00-20:00. Missed out? There’s plenty of things to do on Day 1! 

From 17:00-22:00 you can get your pre-party pump in with a beach party workout! Hosted by fitness guru Zac Aynsley let’s start the week off with some fitness and hardstyle. 

After the beach party workout is the official opening ceremony at the legendary Club Kalypso from 22:00-06:00. Club Kalypso is the oldest club on Zcre Beach. Let’s dance the night away with D-Block & S-Te-Fan, Sickmode, Aftershock, Dither, and more! Hosted by MC Villain. 

Day 2

The second day of the festival kicks off with the Musical Madness pool party at Papaya from 15:00-20:00. The lineup includes D-Block & S-Te-Fan, Adaro, Amentis, and Tesfy. 

Then the evening program is hosted by Dirty Workz commences at 20:00 and goes until 6:00. With artists like Da Tweekaz, Joey Riot, Mandy, Sub Zero Project, TNT and more. 

Day 3

If you’ve missed the What’s the Kaze boat party on Wednesday have no fear, We Rule the Sea is here! From 13:00-16:00 you can party on a boat with Ran-D, Aftershock and Galactixx. Tickets are still available so get yours now before it’s too late!

If boats aren’t your thing head on over to Noa for the Gearbox pool party from 15:00-20:00 with Mutilator, Avi8, Mish, and more! 

The night continues on at Aquarius hosted by We Rule the Night from 20:00-06:00. The line up consists of Ran-D, Act of Rage, Devin Wild, and more! 

Day 4

The final day of Dropzone kicks off with the sold out Dropzone Cruise from 17:00-20:00. 

If you’ve missed out on tickets for the cruise there’s still tickets available for the Beach BBQ with Kill Shot. Come cook up some food and some hard beats on the last night of the festival. 

The closing party will take place where it all began on Kalypso from 22:00-06:00 with artists such as Headhunterz, D-Sturb, Sound Rush, and more! 

Information about Croatia

If you’re traveling to Croatia from abroad there are a few important things you need to know:

  • The official currency in Croatia is the Kuna
  • You can find the most up to date coronavirus information HERE
  • The beaches in Croatia are rocky, so pack water shoes!
  • The official language is Croatian

Stay tuned for our full review of Dropzone 2022 in Hardstyle Mag! 

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