Positivus Festival is back for 2014!
3 day music festival in Latvia, with international chart toppers and underground emerging talent set in an idyllic holiday location on the coastal town of Salacgriva. Headliners include: Kraftwerk, Bastille, Ellie Goulding, Elbow, The Kooks and many more!
Besides music program or while you favorite band isn’t playing, you can stop for a drink at a beautiful beachside bar overlooking the Baltic Sea, have a rest at one of many lounge areas located in festival site, chillout in hammock in the woods or entertain yourself in entertainment zone, in the central street of the festival.
Get a taster and watch the 2013 highlights video:
Positivus Festival is renowned for it’s chilled out and relaxed vibe and offers a variety of activities for festival goers in the beautiful woodland surroundings. The Fashion Market with a wide variety of both modern designer and vintage clothing items, footwear, original accessories, stylish headwear and other artsy items, made in Latvia or in the neighbouring countries. The Cinema Tent offers festival visitors inspiring program with the best films from the Baltic states and abroad, showing a wide variety of life stories from all around the world. The Food Courtconsists of 4 food zones serving up a wide range of local and organic food. One of the new catering areas will be furnished as a cosy safe harbour, with a menu designed for raw and slow food enthusiasts, as well as vegetarians; the other area will be US trailer park themed, with speedy services and a vast variety of meals for every taste. The festival is also child friendly with the Kids Island hosting a variety of fun and exciting activities professional caretakers and teachers will supply them with safe, friendly and exciting activities for each day.
It that isn’t enough the festival even has it’s own Post Office with it’s own postcode LV-4099, enabling visitors to send their belongings to the campsite before the festival and back home after, thus making travelling that much easier.
Positivus Festival was also recognised in the 2013 European Festival Awards being a finalist in the categories for ‘Best European Festival Line Up’ and ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’. The 8thedition will take place from 18th to 20th of July 2014.
Line Up So Far:
3 day ticket without camping 57 EUR
International festival goers can also buy tickets, travel packages and coach transfers from Eufest, Festtickets, Seetickets.
How to get there:
From Riga, the easiest way is by flying with airBaltic, an airline that offers flights to and from 53 global destinations. You can find your nearest direct or connecting flight at airbaltic.com. Once in Riga, the next step is to get from Riga to Salacgrīva and Positivus festival is offering two ways to do it – with BalticTaxi and Positivus Express. BalticTaxi offers the festival visitors a comfortable and advantageous taxi service, delivering them from any location in the Latvian capital of Riga, directly to the festival location in Salacgrīva. BalticTaxi cabs are regularly stationed at the “Rīga” airport, so that right after your arrival you can catch a green coloured cab and head straight to the festival. This year’s BalticTaxi travel voucher costs EUR 69 one way. One voucher allows up to four people per cab for the same price. For visitor convenience during the festival, the BalticTaxi cabs will be permanently stationed in an accessible and visible spot at the second festival entrance, sparing worries about calling cabs in advance or waiting for them to arrive.
The fast and comfortable Positivus Express, which will depart from the “Olimpia” shopping mall, located at Āzenes str. 5, is a great and affordable way to reach the festival site. The Express will drop the passengers off directly at the festival entrance. The Express fare is currently EUR 6.50 one way. We advise you to get your tickets as soon as possible due to due to the limited number of seats available.
If you’ve chosen to take the car, then don’t forget that you will require a car parking pass, which will be purchasable on the festival site.