Shutdown Festival 2019

12:00pm 10 Aug - 12:00am 11 Aug, 2019

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Zwentendorf, Austria

Shutdown Festival 2019: #ReclaimTheWorld

Austria’s first outdoor hard dance festival returns to Zwentendorf for its third annual edition. The one day harder styles event and sister festival to Electric Love Festival takes place at one of the most unique locations in Austria; a completed but never activated nuclear power plant along the Danube River. The festival features four stages, representing six different genres with music ranging from 140-250 bpm! There’s something for every hard dance lover at Shutdown Festival.

“Join us on another one day journey through the world of hard dance music”

This year, over 40 artists will perform across four stages, representing hardstyle, raw, freestyle, hardcore, early and uptempo sounds. The third edition of Shutdown Festival will welcome the likes of Angerfist, Dr. Peacock, Frequencerz, Keltek, Ran-D and Sound Rush; with more names still to be announced.

Where to view Shutdown Festival

Shutdown Festival takes place at the finished but never activated nuclear power plant in the heart of Zwentendorf, Austria. You can find the festival at Neualmerstraße 375400 Hallein Österreich.

How to get around Zwentendorf

The nearest airport is Vienna International Airport, located approximately an hour south-east of Zwentendorf. Upon arrival, airport train and bus services are available to transfer visitors to the city centre.

There are a number of ways to travel to and from Shutdown Festival. The festival strongly promotes eco-friendly options and recommends making use of public transport and shuttles. Direct shuttles are available from Vienna and St. Polten, and tickets can be purchased online. A number of travel packages are also available, with direct party buses travelling from various cities in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Austria to and from the festival. Parking is also available on site but parking tickets must be purchased in advance. An ample amount of bicycle stands will also be available at the festival grounds for local visitors.

Where to stay for Shutdown Festival

A range of accommodation options are available in Zwentendorf, as well as nearby major cities. The main hotels in Zwentendorf are Rosenhotel and Gastehaus Zelenka. You can explore a range of nearby options below. For greater accommodation options, it is recommended to stay in the nearby major cities of Vienna or St. Polten. A number of options ranging from hostels to hotels and Airbnbs are available throughout both cities, with easy access to public transport and festival shuttle services.

Things to do in Zwentendorf

The small town of Zwentendorf offers a limited range of things to do, however, the nearby cities of Vienna and St. Polten feature a range of attractions and activities. Austria’s capital Vienna is home a number of historical buildings and attractions, such as The Hofburg, St. Stephens Cathedral, Schönbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace.

The Vienna State Opera and the Prater amusement park are also popular attractions for visitors. St Polten is the largest city in Lower Austria and also offers a number of things to do. The Lower Austria Museum is a popular attraction with exhibitions on Austria’s history, as well as nature, culture and more. The Sound Tower St. Polten is a popular landmark and observation deck which offers scenic views of the city and countryside.

Shutdown Festival 2019 Dates

The next edition of Shutdown Festival will take place on August 10, 2019.

Austria Travel Tips:

Plan ahead: Book your perfect trip with our Austria travel guide and destination information. Does Austria require a visa? Check the visa requirements before you get caught up during your travel.

Spend money wisely: Take public transport and dine in from time to time are common saving tips during traveling. How to spend money wisely in Austria? Make use of technology. There’s an app for everything.

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