If you're a hardcore raver, here's our top 10 must-go festivals from all four corners of the world. With their unique acts and stunning stages, these events are certainly creating a buzz within the EDM scene.
Boomtown Chapter 10
August 9 - 12
Boomtown is a city of wonderment, theatre, escapism and community with breathtaking and intricate stages and streets just waiting to be discovered. There will be a total of eleven themed districts such as Trenchtown, Oldtown, and the Wild West. Go to Boomtown and be welcomed by a whole new world of musical genres, DJs, and personnel.
June 21 -24
Come to Electric Forest for a two-weekend, multi-genre festival to listen to tons of electronic and jam band genres. It will be held in the coming summer at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan. The eighth annual Electric Festival will feature The String Cheese Incident who will perform on both weekends alongside other DJs including Marshmello, Galantis, and Louis The Child. Join in on the fun as there will also be other activities including yoga, live arts, various workshops, speakers, theatre, and a silent disco!
New York City, US
June 1 - 3
The perfect festival for music lovers living in the city who wish to immerse themselves in contemporary music. The Governors Ball will feature street artists from around the city to capture the NYC spirit and urban festival experience. To complete this, there will be mini golf, silent discos, interactive photo booths, life-size board games, and unique outdoor activations to ensure an action-packed weekend. This year’s lineup includes Eminem, Galantis, Post Malone, and many more so what are you waiting for?
The Flying Dutch
Amsterdam, Eindhoven & Rotterdam, Netherlands
The annual tri-city electronic music festival is taking place simultaneously in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Rotterdam. It commemorates the global success of many Dutch DJs such as Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, and Afrojack, whom of which are headliners for the 2018 festival. The DJs will be playing for all three venues in one day- flown from venue to venue by helicopter, thus giving The Flying Dutch its name.
August 3 - 5
This Canadian based electronic music festival has been pleasing the hearts of countless fans since 2006. Every summer, Osheaga is held at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Montreal’s Notre Dame Island and is known for showcasing some of the best Indie groups and sets. If you're amongst the lucky ones from Québec then your admission is free of charge!
August 10 - 13
A renowned Canadian music festival with seven uniquely themed stages showcasing a variety of music genres within EDM. As a family run business, it is held on a cattle ranch and runs for four days each summer. If you’re interested, visit Shambhala to create a memorable and authentic rave experience.
July 20 - 22, 27 - 29
Tomorrowland is back once again as the world’s largest electronic music festival featuring the worlds most famous electronically renowned artists. As the pinnacle of dance music, Tomorrowland attracts festival goes from all parts of the world to come and share their love for raving. With its large stages, atmospheric sound systems, and massive crowds, this is definitely a festival you wouldn’t want to miss.
India’s annual Sunburn festival is the hottest and largest in Asia with an eclectic mix of music, food, experiences, celebration and lifestyle. As an amalgamation of all sorts of fun and entertainment, this four day beach party attracts hundreds of thousands of ravers to explore various music genres including trance and house music. In the past, it has hosted some of the world’s favourite DJs including David Guetta, Hardwell, and Martin Garrix.
Electric Daisy Carnival
May 12 - 13
The hype around Asia for Japan’s Electronic Daisy Carnival is beyond crazy! Originating from Las Vegas, this music festival has taken place across multiple continents due to its soaring popularity. Being dubbed as the “American Ibiza”, this event is surefire for dancing to the dopest tracks and remixes.
December 13 - 16
The Wonderfruit Festival is a three-day music and arts extravaganza that stresses on eco-friendly practices. The event combines Thai, Asian and Western cultures together to promote diversity. In the past years, Wonderfruit's breathtaking and sub-mainstream performances from a wide range of music genres and their fruitful variety of workshops has been a huge success!
With the hottest lineups, enthusiastic crowds and authentic setups, we just can't wait for these festivals to drop!