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Rockstadt Extreme Fest 10

Unleashing a Decade of Rock in Transylvania

Our history

Since its inception a decade ago, Rockstadt Extreme Festival has emerged Eastern Europe’s most loved rock festival, established in 2013 in the heart of Transylvania, a gathering ground for rock enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. Now celebrating its 9th edition, this revered festival has cemented its place as Eastern Europe’s premier rock event. While the festival experienced a brief hiatus in 2020 and 2022 due to the global pandemic, it returned in full force in 2023 and we’re eagerly waiting for you in 2024, 31 JUL – 4 AUG, at Rasnov Fortress, with 100 acts, 3 open-air stages and 5 full days of metal and more!

Our cultural mission and association

At the heart of Rockstadt Extreme Festival’s success lies the unwavering commitment and passion of the REF Cultural Association. With a fervent dedication to promoting cultural and artistic endeavors, the association has nurtured a diverse family of venues, brands, and events, creating a vibrant rock-based community that has become an integral part of Romania’s cultural landscape. From the iconic Rockstadt Club, a haven for live events and renowned bands, to the pulsating Kruhnen Musik Halle, where dance and party enthusiasts converge, the Rockstadt family breathes life into the rock music world.

Rockstadt Extreme Festival not only offers an unparalleled musical experience but also serves as a gateway to immerse yourself in the cultural and natural beauty of Brasov County. From exhilarating concerts to captivating sightseeing, adventure, and exploration, this festival is an unmissable fusion of music and cultural discovery.

Beyond the exhilarating music experience

Rockstadt Extreme Festival opens the gateway to an awe-inspiring realm of sightseeing and adventure. Located in the captivating county of Brasov, attendees can explore the wonders of Transylvania. The legendary Rasnov Fortress, standing tall as a symbol of resilience, invites you to step back in time and unravel centuries of history. Just a stone’s throw away lies the iconic Bran Castle, the fabled abode of Count Dracula. The historic center of Brasov beckons with its medieval charm and architectural wonders, while the magnificent Peles Castle in Sinaia transports visitors to a realm of opulence and grandeur. The mountain resort town of Poiana Brasov offers breathtaking landscapes, and nearby Predeal presents a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The fortified Saxon fortresses of Prejmer and Harman stand as living testaments to the region’s rich heritage. Delve into the mystical atmosphere of Cantacuzino Castle, or embark on a journey through nature at the Zarnesti Bear Sanctuary, where majestic bears find solace.