Echelon Festival 2019: The Largest Open Air Festival in South Germany Echelon Open Air Festival is an annual open-air and indoor music festival that takes place in the south of Germany. Set in an abandoned army base surrounded by the Bavarian Alps, the annual celebration is known for its unique Echelon feeling from the breathtaking […]Echelon Festival 2019 Texasstraße, 83043 Bad Aibling, Germany Bad Aibling Germany
Echelon Open Air Festival is an annual open-air and indoor music festival that takes place in the south of Germany. Set in an abandoned army base surrounded by the Bavarian Alps, the annual celebration is known for its unique Echelon feeling from the breathtaking scenery. Echelon Open Air annually welcomes a wide range of local and international artists, who will perform across five imposing stages and showcasing a variety of different styles of electronic music.
“Echelon Festival brings together the finest representatives of local and international techno and electronic music scene for the largest electronic open-air festival in south Germany”
The festival features a huge circus tent as well as individually designed stages, which will host more than 60 DJs and live acts, as well as a number of exclusive performances; making up 16 hours of non-stop music. This year’s lineup will kick off on Friday at the camping opening party with Deborah De Luca, Reinier Zonneveld live and AKA AKA. On Saturday, the festival will welcome a wide range of popular headliners, including Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Fisher, Headhunterz, Robin Schulz, Vini Vici and more. Other popular additions to the lineup include Hugel, Nora En Pure, Pappenheimer, Solardo, Steve Looney, Victor Ruiz and many more.
Echelon Open Air Festival takes place at Bad Aibling Station in Bad Aibling, Germany. You can find the event at Texasstraße, 83043 Bad Aibling, Germany.
Echelon Open Air is easily accessible by both car and public transport. The nearest major airport is Munich International Airport, located approximately an hour north of Bad Aibling. Parking is available in a number of areas near the festival; however, it is recommended to carpool or travel via public transport. You can travel to the festival by train, alighting at Bad Aibling, where festival shuttles will transfer you to the festival grounds. Festival shuttles will run from 10.30 am to 12.40 am and tickets are available at the train station.
There are also official shuttles departing from Munich to and from the festival. Munich Shuttles depart from Optimolwerke (Munich East) at 9.30 am, 11.30 am and 1.30pm; and return at midnight or 3 am. Tickets can be purchased online and must be reserved in advance according to each departure time. You can also purchase official travel packages from participating tour bus partners, which travel from most major cities throughout Germany; such as Mannheim, Nürnberg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and more.
Echelon Open Air offers an official campsite, which opens at 11 am on Friday and closes at 12 pm on Sunday. Visitors with full weekend tickets have access to the campground, as well as the official warmup party in the circus tent and one of the outdoor stages on Friday night. You can also purchase an additional ticket for caravan and camper camping.
There are also a number of nearby accommodation options such as hotels, inns, Airbnbs and more. Nearby hotels include Hotel St Georg, B&O Parkhotel, Schmelmer Hof Hotel & Resort, Landhotel Irschenberg and B&B Hotel. You can explore all the nearby accommodation options below.
The city of Bad Aibling features a range of things to see and do. One of the most popular attractions is Mangfall, the river of Upper Bavaria. You can find a number of mountains, lakes and cycling trails surrounding the 63km long river.
Nearby, you can also find Leitzach, another river, which flows into the Mangfall and offers a number of scenic hiking trails. Other popular attractions include the Bad Aibling Heimatmuseum, the Bad Aibling Kurpark and the Urweltmuseum, Neiderhell.
Echelon Open Air Festival will take place from August 16-17, 2019.
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