There are so many EDM festivals out there, it can be hard to decide which one is the right fit for you. Whether you want to play a set for a huge audience with thousands of fans or just want to hang out and let loose, there is bound to be a festival perfect for you.
Here are the top 10 electronic music festivals you should apply to:
This festival is all about following Alice down the rabbit hole into a psychedelic experience that is well known for it’s cutting edge stage production, art installations, and tons of dancers and performers. Beyond Wonderland takes place in San Bernadino, CA and offers 6 stages of EDM artists ranging from a variety of genres including house, hardstyle, drum and bass, dubstep and trance.
Feel like this trippy vibe is the right fit for you? This festival is set up by Insomniac Events, and you can contact them by clicking here. Once you get to the homepage, click “Contact Us” at the bottom of the page, select “Demos” and you’re good to go!
Ultra Music Festival
Ultra is, hands down, one of the world’s most well known festivals. The main event is located in Miami, FL every year. People travel from all over the world to experience the extravagant Miami vibes this fest has to offer.
Can’t make it to Miami? You can catch variations of this festival in 28 countries across 6 continents, so wherever you are in the world, you can be a part of of this legendary festival. Ultra does it big with lots of stages to choose from and boasts some of the biggest names in EDM.
If you’re ready to tackle a set at this world renowned festival, you can contact them by clicking here.
EDC Las Vegas
EDC has always been focused on inspiring meaningful connections between an ever expanding community of music lovers. Every year, this festival promotes acceptance and diversity and has created a beautiful environment for fans to discover. LED flora and fauna cover the grounds, accentuating the art installations and various performers they have scattered throughout the event. With huge stages and large crowds, EDC is a great festival to look into for creative artists looking for a creative audience to match.
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Suwannee Hulaween is an annual music and camping festival held over Halloween weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. While attending this festival, you can expect dazzling lights, art installations and performance art that fully engages the sense to bring fans an experience like no other. The goal of this festival is to create a dreamlike space that’ll simply blow peoples minds.
All EDM genres welcome.
Electric Forest is one of the few 4-day festivals out there that includes electronic music as well as jam band influences throughout the event. In June, at Double JJ Resort, MI, fans can expect to be fully immersed within a forest full of lights and beautiful art installations while seeing their favorite artists play live. Fans rave about how beautiful the landscape for this festival is, and if you’re more into less mainstream acts, this is the place to check out.
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This festival includes all genres of EDM music and is held at Randall’s Island, New York. Top DJ’s like Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Rezz, Steve Aoki, and many more have performed at this festival. Right in the middle of New York City, this venue is a festival goers dream surrounded by a beautiful New York City skyline.
If you’ve got any questions about this festival, contact them here.
Do you love cold weather? This festival is perfectly placed in a snowy wonderland located at South Lake Tahoe in California. The snowy weather conditions and some of the best EDM artists make this festival a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t want to miss. Music lovers, skiers, snowboarders and ravers alike will find this magical festival to be the ultimate New Years Eve party. Whether you’re playing your own set or enjoying everything from the crowd, this festival is one for the books.
As North America’s longest running dance music festival, Nocturnal Wonderland is a classic among music fans everywhere. Everything from costumed performers to carnival rides are set up to raise the bar for interactive festivals everywhere. If you want to fully immerse yourself in the experience, camping is an option here, too. Illenium, AC Slater, Boombox Cartel and NGHTMRE are just some of the artists to make it out to this festival to enjoy this celebration of the night.
This is another event run by Insomniac, so you can contact them for more info here.
If you live in the Chicago area, this festival has got you covered. If you don’t, this one is worth the journey! This year’s lineup is packed full of your favorite artists like REZZ, Benni Benassi, Chris Lake, Galantis, Illenium and so many more. The festival has changed venues over to Poplar Creek and for the better. The added acres offer more room for exploration and interactive experiences, with carnival rides and art installations galore. This festival has every component for making an amazing experience for all to enjoy.
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Sunset Music Festival
Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? Get moving to Tampa, Florida for good vibes, great weather and amazing acts by artists like FISHER, Flux Pavillion, Dombresky, Liquid Stranger, Zeds Dead and many more. Soak up the Florida sun at this 2-day festival and experience huge stages and a summer vibe that’s sure to help you get your groove on in a place that’s notorious for being the ultimate vacation spot.
There are so many EDM festivals around the country that all offer different aspects that make then unique. Electronic music is being embraced by fans all over the world who travel great distances to be a part of one of these awesome festivals. Wherever you choose to go, it’s bound to be an experience you’ll never forget.