The Midnight Sun Festival x Iceland

We're very sorry to announce that Secret Solstice will no longer be taking place this year and will be postponed until 2021.

We have been closely monitoring the situation for the past few weeks and unfortunately, it is now clear that the festival cannot take place this year. This decision has not been made lightly, but the health and wellbeing of our Secret Solstice community is our main priority.

We will be back next summer with more energy than ever on the 25 - 27 June 2021. We're working with our current artists who will now perform at our 2021 edition including headliners Cypress Hill, Blackbear, Lil Pump, Primal Scream, Regard, Ensími, Nýdönsk and more. Further details of artists will be released very soon.

All tickets purchased for our Secret Solstice 2020 will be valid for our new 2021 dates. If you still wish to refund your ticket, our ticketing operator will be in contact regarding the refund process very soon. Please bear with us during this busy time and only contact our ticketing operator if you haven't received any communication within 5 working days. If you wish to keep your ticket and join us in 2021, your ticket will be rolled over automatically.

We thank our community of festival goers, artists and partners for your continued support and we send our love to all.

Stay safe and see you under the midnight sun!

Benjamin Hardman’s Top 5 Natural Sights To See While At Secret Solstice 2016

A native of Australia, photographer Benjamin Hardman made several trips to Iceland before deciding to make our volcanic island his new home. Already getting a lot of attention locally due to his talents behind a lens, as well as collaborations with Icelandic brands (including our festival partner 66ºNorth), Ben’s  photography speaks for itself.

He’s put together his top five places to adventure to in Iceland while you’re here for Secret Solstice 2016, along with one of his own stunning images taken at each spot. This should give you some inspiration for unforgettable places to see when you’re here for the solstice weekend in 2016.


“Heading through the North of Iceland will take you past one of the most majestic falls in the country. Definitely a great stop along a ring road trip, and only a short drive from Akureyri.”



“This place is literally wild. With a seemingly endless expanse of volcanoes and huge canyons, this place will make for a great adventure out into the countryside. An easy way to travel to the area is via a highland bus from Reykjavík.”



“A great turn around point for a trip through the South. This beach is otherworldly with these unique sand dunes all over the place, and the mighty Vestrahorn in the background.”



“Definitely a must see! Crazy free standing cliffs located just a short drive from the town of Kirkjubæjarklaustur. So many photo opportunities here, and remember to take a hike to the end of the canyon where you will be treated with a nice little waterfall.”



“One of the classics. With the midnight sun shining, this is a cool place to head during the later hours of the evening to catch the soft warm light as it hits the falls.”

For more of Ben’s stuff, check him out on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or Snapchat at “BenjaminHardman”.

Earlybird tickets for the next Secret Solstice festival between the 17th-19th of June 2016 are on sale now, though the price is rising soon. Don’t miss out.

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