All about EXIT 2018

10. July 2018. — Author: EXIT

The countdown to EXIT festival, twice a winner of the “Best Major European Festival” award, is on with over 1.000 music stars set to perform at more than 40 festival zones from 12 to 15 July at colossal and unique Petrovaradin Fortress (biggest of its kind in Europe) in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Celebrated as a place where hedonism meets activism, year after year, EXIT showcases the best of techno, house, drum and bass, dubstep, hardcore, metal, punk, hip-hop and more. This year we are excited to welcome some of most wanted world stars such as Migos, Grace Jones, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, French Montana, Ziggy Marley, Fever Ray, ZHU, LP, Alice Merton, Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Maceo Plex, Solomun, Amelie Lens, Ben Klock, Joseph Capriati, Dog Eat Dog, Slaves, Idles, Jax Jones, My Baby, Carl Craig, Tale of Us, Guy Gerber, Kolsch, Sevdaliza, Helena Hauff, DJ Tennis, Daniel Avery, Rødhåd, Ofenbach, Disciples, Burak Yeter, Madball, Brujeria, Mahmut Orhan, Slapshot, Asphyx, Bombers and many others.

Here is all the info you’ll need in order to enjoy your EXIT festival experience and have the time of your life!


There is a very limited number of EXIT festival tickets left so hurry up and get yours before they are sold out! Get all the info on the current prices and tickets availability here.

Points for exchanging your tickets/e-tickets for festival wristbands will be open from Tuesday, July 10! It is mandatory to exchange four-day tickets for wristbands, except for daily tickets buyers who can use them to enter the festival directly at the festival gates. Working hours of exchange points are:

NOVI SAD CITY CENTER (in front of the Serbian National Theatre):

Tuesday, July 10, from 12 pm to 10 pm
Wednesday, July 11, from 12 pm to 10 pm
Thursday, July 12, from 12 pm to 01 am

LOVOTURS (across the street from the Main entrance to the Fortress):

Tuesday, July 10, from 10 am to 8 pm
Wednesday, July 11, from 10 am to 8 pm
Thursday, July 12, from 10 am to 3 am
Friday, July 13, from 6 pm to 3 am
Saturday, July 14, from 6 pm to 3 am
Sunday, July 15, from 6 pm to 3 am

ŠTRAND CAMPSITE (exchange location available to all festival visitors, not only campers):

Tuesday, July 10, from 5 pm to 10 pm
Wednesday, July 11, from 5 pm to 10 pm
Thursday, July 12, from 5 pm to 12 am

The wristband placed on your left arm is valid for one person only, and allows only one entrance to the festival per day, from 7pm to 3am.

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.


The EXIT festival gates will open every day at 7pm and close at 3am every night. After that, the entrance is no longer allowed.

We urge all visitors to arrive at the festival as early as possible, in order to avoid queues at the gates. Entrance to the festival is allowed only at clearly marked and secured entrances, and only with your ticket, festival wristband, or accreditation.

During the course of one day/night you can enter the festival only once. If you leave the site, the entrance officials will not allow you back in.

According to the Law of the Republic of Serbia, everyone is obliged to carry some form of personal documentation with them at the festival.

Apart from the festival security, the entrances are also controlled by the police, so as to prevent bringing in banned objects and substances to the festival.


During the festival the Fortress 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 EXIT info stands.


EXIT Village is by far the most popular gathering place for Exit visitors, a place where party never ends. It is situated at the Danube’s most beautiful beach – Štrand Beach, just a 20-minute walk from the festival. Hanging out with festivalgoers from every corner of the planet, chilling on the beach, partying by day, with cocktails and music that never ends, makes your stay inthe EXIT Village a truly special and unforgettable experience.

EXIT Village will be open this year from July 10 to 17. Apart from the standard camping offer which includes a camping place, visitors can secure all necessary camping equipment. EXIT Lux Campis sold out!

For more accommodation offers which are still available visit this page.


Find out how to get to Novi Sad by visiting this page. Make yourself familiar with local transport information which you can find here, while other important info on local currency, useful phrases and free Wi-Fi zones can be found here.

Emergency and other important phone numbers are listed for you here.


All weather forecast websites are unanimous – Novi Sad is going to have sunny skiesand bright nights with daytime temperatures going up to more than 30 °C (86 ºF) during all 4 days of the festival – from July 12 to 15. It’s a perfect setting for enjoying the best music performances during the night or daytime chilling in EXIT Village and official EXIT afterparties raving.


We are proud to introduce you to a whole new EXIT festival app. It will give you quick access to all important information on our performers and the festival timeline. You’ll be able to read the latest news, watch fresh videos and visit all our social media profiles with just a click of a button. Visit Google Play Store for an Android app or Apple Store for the iOS version of the app.

*Important notice: Since stage timings are variable and subject to change, it is important that you refresh your app when near a Wi-Fi hotspot or on GPRS/3G, so no information gets left out!

If you are visiting us from abroad, bear in mind that roaming expenses can be very high. Free Internet access can be found at all Wi-Fi zones at the Fortress and in the Novi Sad city center.


Festival Payment Card is the official and exclusive payment system for foods, drinks and other products at EXIT Festival and EXIT camp. After ordering your favorite food or drink, you pay for it by simply placing the card against the card reader available at every bar. You can also use the card reader to check the leftover amount on your card at any moment. Make sure that no one is paying at the moment you are checking your amount status, as the amount could be reduced from your card.

You can purchase the card at any festival or camp register marked with TOP UP and put a certain amount of money on the card. You need to pay the deposit of RSD 125, which will be returned to you during the refund at the end of the festival.

You can withdraw unused funds at any moment at marked cashpoints (marked with “refundacija/refund”). It is necessary for the refund to be done at the festival or in the camp, since there will be no additional refunds available!

Refund locations: top-up locations in camp, Foodland, Wenti Wadada Positive Reggae powered by NOIZZ Stage and other locations marked on the festival map.

All info on the Festival Payment Card can be found here.


EXIT festival will once again provide a wide selection of food for its visitors, at five locations of the festival Foodland.

Central Foodland, located opposite to the main festival entrance will have the following at visitors’ disposal: pastries, sausages, hot-dogs, tortillas, fries, sandwiches, crepes, pizza, pastas, barbecue, Chinese food and coffee.

Foodland next to the Main Stage will provide pizza, barbecue, sandwiches, crepes, hot-dogs, burgers, sausages, ribs, pulled pork, churros, chimney cake, salads, soups, kebab, coffee, as well as a special offer of vegan food.

Foodland between Addiko Fusion Stage and Wenti Wadada Positive Reggae powered by NOIZZ Stage will have sausages, chicken, calamari, fish & chips, tornado potatoes, sandwiches, pizza, crepes, cookies, grilled cheese, ice cream and coffee.

The location at the Explosive stage will feature barbecue and hot meals, while the Crossroad Stage will have popcorn available.

Festival campers will have the EXIT Village Foodland at their disposal, with a wide variety of food, from barbecue, pizzas and crepes to pressed juices, ice cream and coffee.


Official EXIT merch is sold at the EXIT shop which is located next to the festival’s main entrance, across from the central Foodland. Over there you can buy carefully designed EXIT t-shirts, hoodies, tote bags and other accessories using your EXIT payment card.


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


Lost and Found tent is situated at the central Foodland (across from the festivals main entrance). 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. If you found or lost anything at the festival grounds you can also write at [email protected]. After the festival, lost things can be found at [email protected] on Monday, July 16 and from Tuesday, July 17 at the police station Petrovaradin, Joze Vlahovića 1.


We strongly advise all visitors not to come to the festival by car since most of the streets in Petrovaradin are closed and there is no parking space at the festival venue. The nearest parking spots can be found in Petrovaradin or across the bridge in Novi Sad. Instead, you should take a walk to the festival and enjoy the atmosphere in the streets to the fullest!

However, if you are coming by bicycle, this year we have provided a bicycle parking with a 24-hour security monitoring which is located next to the main entrance and the voucher exchange point. Bring your chain lock and see you at EXIT!


This year we are offering all our visitors a chance to dispose their belongings at safety lockers. Electricity is included in the locker. Dimensions: 142 x 300 x 500 mm. You can rent a locker for one day or all four festival days. You can ask for rental prices at the central Foodland where the lockers are located.

Lockers are also available to all our campers in the EXIT Village. All info on rental prices and locker sizes are available at the EXIT Village main reception.


During all four days and nights at Exit festival, teams from the Red Cross will be on duty, as well as Medical crews and fire departments.

Depending on the sound volume at concerts, there is a possibility of hearing damage, and other health issues. Also, depending on the type of lighting effects used, there is a danger of sight damage and other health issues.

In case you need any assistance, talk to the security officials who are easily recognized by their fluorescent vests.


We are taking the festival experience one step further in providing to all our fans a full live EXIT festival coverage via social media!

Our Facebook page and YouTube channel will feature a live stream of selected performances, while our Instagram and Flickr accounts will provide you with a selection of best photos for a glimpse of EXIT Freedom atmosphere! Also, don’t forget to check our Twitter for latest updates and various important information.

And that’s not all! For the first time in EXIT history, our YouTube channel will stream a 360-degree live video. Stay tuned for more info!


If you didn’t find answers to any of your questions, feel free to talk to our kind staff at official EXIT info desks across the festival venue.