What can you expect from Nova Batida this year, as it returns for a second year.

With Nova Batida nearly returning this Thursday, we go through what you can expect from the two year old festival in Lisbon later this week. From ideal weather forecast to cheap drink and delicious food, Nova Batida is set for a brilliant return afters its very successful first year.

The Festival 

The Nova Batida team have curated a lineup featuring some of the biggest names in dance music, plus some of the most promising budding talents coming from all over Europe for this special 5 day event in Lison.



Bring your sun cream and togs, it’s set to be a very hot one with temperatures expected to rise to 33 degrees on Friday and with it continuing to stay the same for the duration of the weekend.

Boat Parties

If the talent on land isn’t enough, two days of boat parties will be taking place on the Rio Tejo over the weekend. Running from 3PM to 6PM each day, Friday will see DJ Seinfeld and HAAi take to the Boat Party, while Daniel Avery and KETTAMA do the same on the Saturday. No doubt these two parties will sell out so grab your tickets while you can.

€2 euro pints

Cheap drink in and out of the bars has always helped when trying to save some money.


While the city of Lisbon offers some of the best food in Europe, Nova Batida introduce their supper club’s initiative to those who want to take part during the festival. This is where people can enjoy Portuguese food from some of the best chefs in the game with a bespoke service and menu.

Talks and workshops

Over all three days of the festival educational talks will be taking place free of charge, festival goers can avail of the talks and workshops at any time at the weekend. John Talabot, Mr.Scruff and Paul Woolford will take part in talks over the weekend. Have a look at the full schedule here.

Yoga and Meditation

If you want to relax after a tiring day of music while venturing around the festival and the city, there are yoga and meditation classes available for those who want it. Ideal for your hangover day to freshen you back up to for another day of music, Yoga and Meditation could be perfect for you.


Looking for another unique aspect to this festival? Check out the surfing option for something different, each session lasts for two hours and take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The beach is only a 15 minute train journey from the city centre, making it very easy to add this to your holiday. Book your surfing lesson here.



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