Festival Fantastika is back! On the 3rd and the 4th of July, the cobblestones of the medevial city center of Freistadt will once again be transformed into a stage. Clowns, jugglers, acrobats, musicians and fire-artists will astonish you and make you laugh.

When and Where?

The festival starts on friday, 3rd of july at 3:30 pm with a parade through the old town of Freistadt. Until 11:30 pm you'll find artists performing throughout the city. On saturday, 4th of july, performances will start at 3 pm and last until midnight. And if you get hungry or thirsty, the festival bar on the main square and the local restaurants and pubs are looking forward to your visit

And in case of bad weather?

A little rain will not bother us and the festival will go as planned. And if it's raining cats and dogs, the artist and we are looking forward to seeing you in the "Salzhof"

Which artist will be performing? And when?

We will provide you with a detailed program an a time-table the week right before the festival. All information will also be available at our information booth at the main square at no cost.

Is there an entrance fee

The entrance is free for everyone. But that also means: The artists get no fixed payment. They only get, what you put in their hat. So please be generous

The Location:

The Festival takes place in the center of the historic oldtown of Freistadt (Postalcode 4240), Austria. Its historic buildings and squares set the perfect stage for Festival Fantastika.

Newsletter for Artists:

If you are an artist and you don’t want to miss the application for the 11th Festival Fantastika in 2020, you can subscribe to our newsletter. We’ll send you an email as soon as the application is open again.

The Location:

The Festival takes place in the center of the historic oldtown of Freistadt (Postalcode 4240), Austria. Its historic buildings and squares set the perfect stage for Festival Fantastika.

Newsletter for guests and fans:

You are a fan or guest of our festival and want to receive information about the festival and the artists performing there? Then subscribe for our newsletter.

Everyone who subscribes until this years festival will take part in a drawing for three “Festival Fantastika” t-shirts. The winners will be informed by mail. The prizes will be handed over in our festival office on June, 30th.

Many thanks to our supporters



Festival Fantastika is a part of the Upper Austrian Culture Summer

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