All about Sea Dance festival

12. July 2018. — Author: EXIT

Sea Dance Festival’s fourth edition will take place from July 13 to 15 at Jaz beach.

International mega hits, such as “Love Me Again”, “Come And Get It”, “Blame” will be brought to the spectacular Sea Dance opening ceremony, on July 13 at Full Feel Budva Main Stage powered by Addiko Bank, by British soul musician John Newman. The party will be continued tomorrow by international DJ star Fatboy Slim, who will undoubtedly set the crowd on fire with his famous tracks, such as “Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat”, “Right Here, Right Now”, “Weapon Of Choice”, “Praise You”…

The end of the festival will be marked by a performance of the king of dancehall and the owner of such hits as “Get Busy”, “Temperature”, “She Doesn’t Mind”, Sean Paul, as well as the creator of the international hit “Feel”, Mahmut Orhan. The festival will also feature performances of Mind Against, Squire, Amelie Lens, Denis Horvat, Ettap Kyle, Kobosil, Irie FM, Bad Copy, Who See and many others.

The gates of the festival open on Thursday at 7 p.m.!


There is only a very limited number of Sea Dance Festival tickets left, hurry up and get your tickets before they are sold out!


Exchange locations for three-day tickets to Sea Dance Festival will be operational from Wednesday, July 12, in order for visitors of the festival to avoid waiting in lines for the exchange of tickets for festival wristbands. Single day tickets are not exchanged for wristbands. Working hours of the exchange locations are:

Wednesday, July 12, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, July 13, from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Friday, July 14, from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Saturday, July 15, from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.

When exchanging the ticket, it is necessary to provide a personal document for the purpose of determining citizenship.

Due to the emergence of street sellers and counterfeit tickets, we appeal to visitors to buy tickets for the Sea Dance Festival at official venues for ticket purchases.


Festival timetable

Festival map

Timetable is subject to change!

During Sea Dance, billboards will be set up at Jaz with a detailed map of the festival, all stages, medical aid, etc. Leaflets with the timetable will also be available at the festival.


The Sea Dance festival opens every day, at 10 a.m., and closes at 3 a.m. Entrance during daytime and evening programs is only possible with the festival ticket.

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.


The Festival Payment Card is the official and only means of payment for drinks, food and other products at Sea Dance Festival. During the purchase, it is enough to put the card against a well-marked area on the card-reader, and the amount owed for drinks, food or souvenirs will automatically be deducted from the card!

Sea Dance payment card will be available at all top-up spots at the festival. When obtaining the card, it is necessary to pay a deposit of 1 Eur, which will be refunded at the end of the festival. At any time, you can easily check the available balance by putting the card against the card-reader on the bar. All visitors will be able to refund their deposit and unused funds during the festival, at all cash registers.


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, July 16th 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

Main top-up cashpoint at the main festival entrance – Sunday, July 16th, from 5 AM until 9 PM


During Sea Dance Festival at Jaz beach in Budva, between Thursday, July 13, and Saturday, July 15, amended traffic regime will be applied.

In accordance with the Project of temporary traffic signalization for traffic regulation during the festival in Budva, a one-way traffic flow regime from Budva to the Jaz beach is planned, as well as from the intersection of the main road E65/E80 and the old Kotor – Budva road towards Budva via Topliški road.

The planned traffic regime will be enforced from July 13, 2017 to July 15, 2017, between 5 p.m. and 1.30 a.m., when reverting to the present traffic regime is planned.

Stationary traffic is organized within the Jaz beach festival zone.


During the festival, buses will operate to the festival zone. All “Lalatović travel” buses from Budva will drive from the bus stop at Trg Slobode near Slovenska Plaža hotel (right next to Tre Canne). The price of one ticket will be 1.5 Eur and tickets will be sold by drivers.


10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. – every hour

6.00 p.m.  – 10.00 p.m. – every 15 minutes, and after 10 p.m. according to the need and requests of the visitors

2.00 a.m. – 5.00 a.m. – every 25 minutes, and after 5 a.m. according to the need and requests of the visitors


For all festival fans in Montenegro, bus transport from all Montenegrin towns is provided during Sea Dance, every day from July 13 to 15.

During the festival, from July 13 to 15, buses from Nikšić will leave for Jaz beach at 4 p.m. in front of Onogošt Hotel. On the road to Budva, the buses will stop to take passengers in Podgorica at 5 p.m. in front of Delta City, and Cetinje at 5.30 p.m. at the bus station.

During the festival, from July 13 to 15, buses from Ulcinj will leave at 5 p.m. from the area near Mala plaža. On the road to Jaz, the buses will stop to take passengers in Bar around 5.45 p.m. in front of Topolica sports center, and Petrovac around 6.15 near the bus station.

During the festival, from July 13 to 15, buses from Herceg Novi will leave at 6 p.m. in front of the sports center in Igalo, across the road from the institute. On the road to the festival, the buses will stop to take passengers from Tivat at 6.45 p.m. at the old bus station in the town center, and in Kotor, around 6.30 p.m. in front of Kamelija shopping mall.

Arrival from the aforementioned towns is at the parking space reserved for tourist buses at Sea Dance, and the return trip for all the aforementioned towns is at 5.00 a.m. from the tourist buses parking space.

The price of a return ticket from Podgorica is 10 Eur, Cetinje 7 Eur, Nikšić 14 Eur, Ulcinj 12 Eur, Bar 12 Eur, Petrovac 8 Eur, Herceg Novi 10 Eur, Kotor 7 Eur and Tivat 7 Eur. Tickets are bought directly in the bus right before the trip. Passengers are kindly asked to come at least 15 minutes before departure.


On 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.