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New Year Programme Novi Sad 2018
New Year Programme Novi Sad 2018

Are you in Novi Sad during the holiday season and aren’t sure what to do or where to go yet? Well your’re in luck! Varad INN hostel has put together the ultimate New Year’s 2018 Guide and we didn’t just create it for the guests staying at the best hostel in the city.

Novi Sad, the European Capital of Culture 2021 will be decorated with thousand of lights and the main stage in Freedom Square will have a totally different look than previous years.

Free New Year’s Eve concerts will be held in three locations with over 50 performers.

Here is Varad Inn’s suggestions  of what to do around the New Year.


Next to the open market(Riblja Pijaca) in Novi Sad’s city center you will find a new square – the Republic Square. This square will be host to various concerts, bands ranging from Serbia’s authentic tamburica to classical Jazz.  Also, during the day you can watch street performers, including acrobats and jugglers and even sample or better yet buy products from local breweries and Fuska Gora.  Make sure to try the foods the authentic restaurants display, we are sure you will find something to your liking.


18:30-21:00 – Jazz kombinat
21:00-22:30 – Milena Jančurić group
22:30-00:30 – DJ Vukašin Vojvodić


12:00-12:45 – Branimir i neprijatelji ˝Kreativni Višebojac˝

13:00-14:30 – Swing time
14:45-16:00 – Jeuns novosadska afro-pozitiva Ana Perišić and band
16:15 -17:30 – čičini čvorci novosadski džezeri

17:30-18:00 – DJ Dirty
21:00-22:15 – Drum ‘n’ zez
23:00-01:30 – Irie FM


17:00-19:00 – DJ Vukašin Vojvodić
19:30-21:00 – DJ Ilija Rudović
21:00-22:00 – Josip A Lisac
22:15-23:00 – Branimir i neprijatelji
23:15-01:00 – Zemlja gruva



Bring in the New Year with a great line up of bands, this year’s free concert will defiantly be one to remember.  Expect large crowds so be sure to find a spot early on.

21:00-22:00 – Darko Rundek
22:00-23:00 – Plavi Orkestar
23:00-01:00 – S.A.R.S



After indulging in all the goodies offered at the Republic Square, walk over to the magical Ice Forest located in Danube Park.  This fairy tale setting is a great place to visit with or without children.  There’s a daily scheduled program with animators, chidren’s choir, and much more.


10:00-12:00 – Opera for Children “Visoko C”, Musical workshop “DoReMi”,  “Melodies” music school and Haus Aminators.

11:00-11:20 – plesni studio Dance Revolution

11:40-12:15 -Music or Nothing creative studio Čarolija

12:30-12:50 – Children’s Choir

13:00-13:30- Interactive concert Branimir Rosiča

13:40-14:00 Santa Claus and drawing

22:00 – AS FM Party


If you’re interested in clubbing and are searching for a place to party, check out the links below.  Let’s just mention STUDIO M, for those into electronic music, be sure to bring in 2018 in Novi Sad here.  This alternative hot spot located right in city center, next to the tennis court in the Danube Park, will host several Serbian and foreign DJs on two separate stages.

Other links….

Restaurants and  Seriban Music suggestion

Petrovaradin Fortress Night club

Night Club

Novi Sad at night smaller venues and Serbian turbo folk


Did we miss anything? Please add it to the comments below.  For all of us at Varad INN Hostel in Novi Sad, we wish you a safe and happy NEW YEAR!!!!!



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