The highlight of every house head’s calendar: 3rd – 8th August 2023

  • 6 days
  • 3 stages
  • 1 afterparty location
  • 24 Boat Parties
  • 100+ artists
  • 5000+ house heads
  • Onsite beach access
  • Yoga & wellness sessions

Uniting world-class talent from across the globe, Defected’s annual Croatia festival showcases the very best of dance music, bringing together over 5000 fans for an unforgettable week on the Adriatic coast.

Praised for its inclusive atmosphere and world class production, year-on-year the festival curates adiverse line-up of dance music greats to play across three festival stages, daily boat parties plus infamous afterparty venue Barbarella’s. Described by Mixmag as, ‘an ecstatic, extravagant spectacle,’ every year the line-up features several first-time appearances, as well as rising stars, underground favourites, and the scene’s most-loved pioneers.

Going beyond a traditional festival offering, Defected Croatia offers an impressive wellness programme, with daily yoga classes and mindfulness sessions to balance out late nights on the dancefloor. With the presence of our iconic dancers, surprise stage takeovers, and on-site DStore popup, the week truly is the highlight of every house head’s calendar.

The Garden, Tisno

Main Stage

Beach Stage

Onsite Beach

Olive Grove

Barbarellas Afterparty

Boat Party


Chill out areas

Site view

Yoga Sessions