Fresh Island Festival is a hip hop music festival held at Zrće beach near the city of Novalja in Croatia. Founded in 2012 and usually held in mid-July the festival focuses primarily on hip hop culture along with r&b and grime.
The festival takes place in 3 different venues on Zrće beach: Aquarius, Papaya and Kalypso. It also offers daily boat parties and pool parties, excursions and extreme and water sports.
Since 2012 Fresh Island became the biggest hip-hop & urban beach festival in Europe featuring musicians, DJs and MCs from all over the world.
Artist like Nas, Eve, DJ Muggs, DJ Revolution, DJ Statik Selektah, DJ Shortee Blitz, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea, A$AP Rocky, KRS-One DJ Tony Touch, Statik Selektah, Rick Ross, Method Man & Redman, Mobb Deep, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Pusha T, Danny Brown, Migos, Statik Selektah, JME, Stormzy, Tropkillaz have been at the festival in the past.