Summer in Jersey is all about good vibes, with a dose of sun, sea and fresh sounds. We have created the ultimate summer playlist with ten unique music and dance events in Jersey. Step into the futuristic world of Wonky Town, dig out your best 80’s beach attire for a swell time at Good Vibrations and dance the night away with friends at The Weekender. Want to get summer ready? Easy. Just grab your backpack, your best friends and go.
1. Sunset Concerts June.
Lay out your picnic blanket and soak up live tunes as the sun sinks below the horizon. Les Mont Grantez headland sets the perfect scene for the National Trust for Jersey’s Sunset Concerts, overlooking the expansive St. Ouen’s Bay. Come along and celebrate the longest day of the year, Summer Solstice, with live music in a sublime natural setting.
Join Jersey Heritage for a ‘Summer Nights Session’ experience and see Mont Orgueil Castle in a completely different light. Ease yourself into the weekend with Ibiza sunset vibes within the walls of this historic site as we welcome back the ‘Weekender’ crew for this atmospheric live music event. BYO wine, picnic and blanket.
2. Good Vibrations 24 June.
Jersey’s favourite 80s surf festival returns to officially kick off the season on Saturday 25 June. Hosted in aid of mental health charity, Mind Jersey, we encourage everyone dig out some retro ‘fits and head down to the Watersplash Jersey for a day of sunshine, music and good vibes. Activities on the day include Surf Competitions, Beach five-a-side football, volleyball, workshops and much more.
3. Out-There Festival 01-02 July.
Returning in 2023 for it’s fourth instalment, Out-There Festival is an unmissable all-day dance event, hosted in one of the most unique destinations on island, the “Valley of the Unknown”. Dance the weekend away on the outskirts of nowhere at Val de la Mare in St. Ouen. Out-There has welcomed some of the industry’s greatest including Fisher, Basement Jaxx, Purple Disco Machine, Chase and Status and the list goes on! If house or drum and bass gets you grooving, this 2-day Summer event is for you.
4. Days Like These 08 July.
We bring you the newest and most exciting event, live from the breath-taking surroundings of Val De La Mare! A unique summer series of open-air concerts featuring world class bands, DJs and performers from right across the generations.
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside in Jersey. Come on down to the fabulous historic Havre des Pas Lido for a weekend full of family fun in and by the water. There’ll be plenty to keep everyone entertained from activities, food stalls and live music – of course.
6. Wonky Town 29 – 30 July.
Welcome to an EDM party like no other, bursting with immersive experiences, and featuring both local and overseas acts. This festival is a new and unique experience for Jersey, and predicted to be a seriously wonky fun time.
Full Circle Festival is a new forward thinking music and arts festival. The two-day boutique festival is set in the beautiful surroundings of Coronation Park, featuring some of the finest talent of the underground music scene both locally and internationally.
8. Weekender 02 – 03 September.
Two days, five stages, hundreds of artists, all set in the island break, bringing you a truly individual festival experience. The iconic summer festival will welcome the likes of John Newman, KSI, Sigala, Jax Jones and the Jacksons to the main stage at the two-day Weekender Festival.
9. Electric Park 24 September.
Electric by name, electric by nature! Awaiting announcement for 2023, it celebrates electric sounds in the natural surroundings of People’s Park, St. Helier. With a line up that’s sure to blow your socks off – the stage is set for what is sure to be an unforgettable day.
10. La Faîs’sie d’Cidre 16 -17 October
Celebrate the apple harvest and cider making at beautiful Hamptonne Country Life Museum. Expect dancing, delicious local food and plenty of fun family activities, as well as the all important apple pressing by Jersey Heritage volunteers.