The third edition of Sea Star Festival is upon us, greeting audiences from all over Europe and the world on its ten stages and zones. The Stella Maris lagoon in Umag is expected to welcome 50% more festival-goers than last May from more than 30 countries.
Hiphop, trap, techno, pop and rock fans are coimg to enjoy performances by world and regional music superstars, including Wu-Tang Clan, Nina Kraviz, Sven Vath, IAMDDB, Mahmut Orhan, Ilario Alicante, Enrico Sangiuliano, Bajaga i Instruktori, Hladno Pivo, Vojko V, Marko Nastić and many more coming from all parts of the world!
The lineup is complete, the weather forecast looks promising and everything is ready for you to Sea Start your summer!
Entry to Welcome Party (May 23) and Closing Party (May 26) is free.
Exchange points for festival and VIP tickets:
Exchange spots for festival and VIP wristbands will be open from Thursday May 23 at the main and VIP entrances. In order to prevent long queues for exchange on the first festival day, we urge you to exchange your vouchers before the festival starts.
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 nationality.
To book yourself a table in the VIP section please send an email to: [email protected].
Voucher exchange locations working hours:
- Thursday May 23, from 12 PM to 12 AM
- Friday May 24, from 10 AM to 3 AM
- Saturday May 25, from 6 PM to 3 AM
Due to the emergence of resellers, we appeal to visitors to purchase festival tickets at the official retail spots or at the festival entrance, in order to avoid potential problems.
If you bought your EXIT ticket by the end of January 25th and registered it for Sea Star Festival, only your EXIT ticket will make it possible to claim your Sea Star Festival wristband. Without the EXIT ticket, claiming your Sea Star one will not be possible. If you have an E-voucher it is important to print it out.
There are three entrances to the festival venue:
• Entrance 1 – Tickets entrance – at the main road
• Entarnce 2 – from the lagoon restaurant
• Official Entrance and VIP Entrance for VIP guests – at the south side of Stella Maris
Entrances working hours:
Thursday, 7 PM – 2 AM – Entrance 1, Entrance 2 and Official/VIP Entrance
Friday, 7 PM – 3 AM – Entrance 1, Entrance 2 and Official/VIP Entrance
Saturday, 7 PM – 3 AM – Entrance 1, Entrance 2 and Official/VIP Entrance
Camp gates are opening on Wednesday May 22 with an available check-in non-stop. It will be open during the whole festival, from Thursday until Sunday non-stop. The camp gates are closing on Tuesday, May 28 and visitors should check out by noon at the latest.
Entering the camp zone is possible only with camp wristbands.
Due to the expected huge crowds at the festival, we kindly ask the visitors to arrive earlier to the festival in order to miss the crowds at the entrance. You can enter the festival only at the clearly marked and secured entrances, only with the ticket, festival ticket or accreditation.
Thursday and Sunday: Festival entrance is free.
Friday and Saturday: During the day, from 10 AM to 7 PM festival entrance is free for everyone and festival wristbands will not be checked.
Festival wristbands will be checked from 7 PM until 3 AM. During one night (after 7 PM) you can enter the festival only once. There is no re-entry if you wish to leave the festival site during the night and you will have to buy another ticket if you do so.
Apart from the festival security the entrances are controlled by police as well, in order to avoid entering the festival premises with forbidden objects and substances. Vehicles cannot enter the festival zone without appropriate credentials.
LINEUP, TIMELINE AND MAP
You can find Sea Star Festival lineup by following this link, and a detailed timeline can be found here. The timeline is subject to change. All information will be available at the festival’s info stand situated between Addiko Tesla Main Stage and Nautilus Arena.
A map of the festival can be found here:
SEA STAR ACCOMMODATION
Sea Star camp is definitely the most popular point of Sea Star visitors, both domestic and foreign, a place where the party never stops, a few hundred meters from the sea and a mere 50 meters from the festival itself. Camp will be open from May 22 to May 28.
Sea Star festival-goers can also accommodate themselves in a 4-star premium camp, with the price including free use of outdoor sea water swimming pools. There are also bungalows, apartments, villas and hotels, all in the nearest vicinity of the festival venue. Reservations, prices and all relevant information on accommodation options can be found here.
Information on how to reach Umag, as well as all the info on how to get to the festival can be found here.
Important phone numbers and addresses:
Number for all emergencies 112
Police department 192
Fire department 193
HAK – Help on the road (+385 1) 1987
Search and rescue at sea (+385 1) 195
Free phone of the city of Umag 0800 200 145
Tourist association of the city of Umag, Trgovačka 6, (+385) 52 741 363
Škoko pharmacy, Trgovačka 3, (+385) 52 751 396
Vaše zdravlje pharmacy, Jadranska 11, (+385) 52 743 287
ATMs and an exchange office can be found within the festival limits.
The Umag weather forecast looks promising and predicts all of the Sea Star festival-goers wishes coming true – sunny and warm weather.
SEA STAR PAYMENT CARD
Sea Star festival, in cooperation with Addiko bank, presents the Sea Star card, equipped with the modern contactless technology. By using the card for cashless payments you can pay for food, drinks and festival souvenirs. You can purchase your card at any festival register marked with TOP UP and put a certain amount of money on it. First payment deposit is 15 HRK, minimal first payment amount is 20 HRK, and minimal amount after that is 5 HRK.
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 register up to the max amount of 500 HRK. You need to do this before leaving the festival premises.
Cash refund has to be done before leaving the festival, on Sunday until 6 AM and after that until Sunday at 6 PM at the Silent Disco zone.
SEA STAR 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
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
LOST AND FOUND
Lost & Found counter is situated at the accreditation office next to the VIP entrance. After the festival ends, it will be in the city, Police station Umag, Jadranska cesta 11.
Sea Star will have Red Cross, First Aid and the fire department teams at the ready on all four nights. In case you need any kind of help, feel free to talk to the members of security, who can be recognized by their fluorescent vests.
There is a public parking just next to the festival priced at 40 HRK per day, located just couple of hundred metres from the venue. However, the visitors are highly recommended not to come with their own cars, due to the expected busy traffic.