The music and food festival Garden Party will be held for the first time at Þróttara í Laugardal (Þróttari’s grass bale in Laugardalur) on 14 August.

The area opens at 12.00 and closes at 21.30

The festival is intended as a small town festival for Reykjavík where the whole family can get together and have fun in a safe and warm environment. The model is a town festival that is common in many parts of Europe, where a variety of entertainment for all generations is enjoyed.

Many of the nation’s leading musicians will perform at the festival.

Those who have confirmed their arrival are: Bubbi, Briet, Frðrik Dór, GDNR, Hipsumhaps, Sigrún Stella, Emmsjé Gauti

In addition to famous secret visitors and possibly more will be added in the coming days.

Food trolleys from Reykjavík Streetfood ensure a diverse selection of food as well as great grill masters.

The longest bar in Iceland guarantees everyone ice-cold roads and finally there will be a great Champagne Tent where bubbles of all shapes and sizes will be on offer. Playgrounds and entertainment will be on site for the youngest guests.

The age limit is 18 years unless accompanied by an adult.