Top festivals in Transylvania to check out in July

Longer days and the promise of warm temperatures can (only) mean one thing: it’s festival season. Head to one of these festivals and you’ll find critically acclaimed bands, world-famous artists and once in a lifetime performance to the background of a beautiful sunset. Here is a curated list of festivals taking place this July in Transylvania, create by

Sibiu International Street Art

When: July 3-9

Where: Sibiu, several locations

What: There will be colors and artists and a new perspective to the beautiful city of Sibiu. Old walls, be prepared! Beautiful colors will inject you with life.



Garana Jazz Festival

When: July 6-9

Where: Garana village, Semenic Mountain, Caras Severin County

What: Garana Jazz Festival still nurtures the passion for jazz and nature along with the freedom of bringing these two elements together in a unique festival experience. The festival will remain faithful to its initial mission of revealing a distinctive universe where inspiring artistic encounters are made possible.



Electric Castle

When: July 12-16

Where: Bontida village, Cluj county

What: The festival is a unique festival experience that combines music, technology and alternative arts. It features many genres of music including rock, indie, hip hop, electronic and reggae, as well as art installations.



Waha Festival

When: July 20-24

Where: Micfalau village, Covasna county

What: There will be six stages with diverse music for any state you might be in. From techno, psychedelic, deep house, jazz, ambient, live bands, cumbia, psychill and many other subgenres only the DJs know, relaxation and zen are in order here.



Ceau, cinema Pocket Film Festival

When: July 20-23

Where: Timisoara, several locations

What: Ceau, Cinema! Pocket Film Festival came from the need to befriend Timișoara with European cinema, which has been missing lately from the local scenery.



Art Mania Festival

When: July 28-29

Where: Sibiu, several locations

What: A mix of live acts and alternative events around the medieval fortress of Sibiu. A wide range of activities and interactive areas, including video projections, reading spots, board games, tarot, make-up and tattoos, will be on the plate.



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