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The Ultimate List of EDM Festival in 2023
We'll tell you exactly which festivals are worth going and which ones you can pass on.
Our team has gone to hundreads of festivals accross the globe. We know that choosing the right festivals to attend is not always easy. That's why we created this guide to help you find the right one for you.
Now, that festival season is upon us and your starting to do your research. We only ask you keep us in mind while searching for your rave clothing.
Why should you go? Groove Cruise is a festival on a cruise that departs from Miami and always sells out. The entire festival lasts for 5 days. During your travel, not only will you get to party, but you'll also enjoy time at Labadee's Private Island, which will have over 9 custom-built stages and more than 60 performances from dance music's leading names. This year's lineup included Claptone, Jauz, Markus Schulz, Bijou, Blastoys, Cloonee, EDX, and more. Unlike other festivals, at this event, you'll actually be able to hang out with your favorite artists daily (since they're stuck on the boat with you). If you haven't done this, we highly recommend it!
Date: January 28 Location: Salt Lake City Website: Wobbleland
Why should you go? If you're into Dubstep and you live in the area, you NEED to attend Wobbleland. This event was made for those who love to headbang and want their heads to wobble from the bass. The event includes performances by Zomboy, Phaseone, Riot Ten, and Akvma. It's at The Complex, one of the best venues to party in Salt Lake City.
Date: February 3-5 Location: Tucson, AZ Website: Gem and Jam
Why should you go? This is one of the events you'll find all over TikTok. That's because, apart from being an event, this festival is about community involvement. They'll be workshops around energy, sex, breathwork, yoga, connectedness, and more.
Date: February 3-4 Location: Tacoma, WA Website: Thunderdome
Why should you go? Excision is back to tear the house down! He's bringing Black Tiger Sex Machine, Sullivan King, Space Laces, and many more artist. This a bass heavy event and a guaranteed dance party.
Why should you go? Thought hard dance music events only happened in Europe? Well not anymore! Wasteland is here to make you shuffle. You better look good at this event because everyone has their lifestyle gear.
Date: February 27- March 3rd Location: Miami, FL Website: Friendship
Why should you go? This cruise out of Miami is not only special because of its great headliners, but also because of its themed nights. Every night offers a unique and exciting theme, making it easy to start conversations with fellow passengers. The three themes are 90's club kids, anything but clothes, and interstellar western. If you're rave alert is going off it should be! Get your tickets now!
Why should you go? At this techno festival you'll become a party animal. The event features Dirty south, Bryan Softwell, Calussa, Chapter & Verse, and many more artist. It's located in Virginia Key which has a beautiful beach. You'll feel the wind as you rave the night away.
Why should you go? One of the key festivals of the year OMF (OkeechobeeMusic Festival) tickets start at $349 and go up to $799. At this electronic dance music festival you'll find artist such as Excision, Odesza, Griz, Baby Keem, and Lil Yatchy. Get your festival map out because this event is huge.
Why should you go? Are you ready to experience an unforgettable night of music with Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Claptone and Kaskade all in one event? If yes, then you don't want to miss out on this electronic dance music festival. The ravers here will be wild and the music will be deep. We highly recommend adding this event to your EDM festival schedule for 2023.
Date: March 10-19 Location: Austin, TX Website: SXSW
Why should you go? Recognized as a career launchpad for many artist, if you go to this event you'll definetly find a future star. This is a more chill event and not pasties heavy! In case you were wondering what to wear.
Why should you go? One of the heavy hitting festivals of every year! This should definetly be in your schedule for edm festival 2023. Ravers at Beyond are known to get wild. Bring your bodysuits because it's going to be a fun dance party.
Date: March 24-26 Location: Miami, FL Website: UMF
Why should you go? Our favorite event of all time! (We live in Miami). Ultra Music Festival is about the muisc. You won't see many shows like Insomniac is EDC but you'll fall in love with the sounds, the people and the food. The best part is that you can bring your own hydration pack to sip while you watch David Guetta, Steve Aoki, and other top DJ's crush it on stage. We definetly recommend getting more festival info on this event if your deciding between a couple.
Date: April 7-10 Location: Santa Barbara, CA Website: hLucidity Festival Why should you go? Be wild and free in this event. They want you to come dressed as your favorite character. They want you to be wierd. They want you to be you. Go enjoy the electronic dance music while joining a workshop here and there.
Coachella Music Festival
Date: April 14-16 & April 21-23 Location: Indio, CA Website: Coachella
Why should you go? A fun festival that always has two weeks of adventure. This is not a hardstyle festival. This is a festival of mixed genres anybody can enjoy. This year Bad Bunny the quarterback for the Apple's is headline both Friday's.
Date: April 22-23 Location: Ennis, TX Website: Ubbi Dubbi
Why should you go? We love Ubbi Dubbi it's not an extremely known event but they constantly kill it with the lineup and production. This year they are bringing Adventure Club, Bonnie X Clyde, Cloverdale, Zomboy, and more.
Why should you go? This is a traveling event with locations in Spring Carolina, Kansas City, Michigan, Ohio, Boston, and North Carolina. Our favorite event is these days though because Illenium and Tiesto will be there! Get your notepad out and add this event to your festival schedule 2023 must go list.
Why should you go? Listen to Red Hot Chili Pepers, SZA, and Calvin Harris? Then this is the event you need to attend. Skrillex, Lil Nas, Paramore, and others will also be there. Get your crop top ready and prepare to dance all night.
Why should you go? Insomiac's flagship festival of the year and it never dissapoints. EDC Las Vegas is an all night event that starts late and ends at around 8 AM. The best part about this event is the experience. Not only do they have great music but they have rides, shows, and things to do to stay entertained and having fun all night.
Lighting In A Bottle
Date: May 24-29 Location: Bakersfield, CA Website: Lighting In A BottleWhy should you go? A fun event with a great sound system that will really get you going. You can also camp here and spend the night with others ravers.
Summer Camp Music Festival
Date: May 26-28 Location: Chillicothe, IL Website: Summer Camp
Why should you go? Over 15 awesome bands in two stages. Plus, you'll have a field day to compete in tug-o-war, giant twister, and more.
Date: June 8-11 Location: Orlando, FL Website: Dirtybird
Why should you go? One of the funnest events, this is more than a rave this is a community of ravers that take over a resort and celebrate non-stop. It's mainly older attendees too (25-35) so you dont have to deal with too many younglings.
Date: June 10-11 Location: Chicago, IL Website: Heatewave
Why should you go? A fantastic festival with insane production. Every year they go all out and make their performances better and better. If you're into visuals you should definetly go.
Date: June 15-18 Location: Manchester, TN Website: Bonnaroo
Why should you go? One of our favorite events to not only listen to great music but camp and meet others like you. They have different types of camping from primitive (your car) to glamping (Moon Colony).
Date: June 15-18 Location: Peaks County, CO Website: Sonic Bloom
Why should you go? Inspirational views in Colorado while listening to the best DJ's and doing yoga. You'll feel reinvigorated from nature and full of bass.
Date: June 22 - July 8th Location: Milkwaukee, WI Website: Summer Fest
Why should you go? A huge festival in Milwaukee hosts over 800 bands and 900,000 fans over 3 weekends. You'll find the top artist and up and coming gems. This festival is 3 weeks long so bring your dancing shoes, hydration pack, energy drink, and a lot of fun friends.
Why should you go? This 3 days event in downtown Las Vegas is non-stop fun. Best part about it is you get to listen to good music during the show and party on the strip afterwards. The fun doesn't stop.
Yes, these festivals are a blast. We hand picked them out of the hundreads because we have either gone or somebody close to us has gone.
This depends on the actual set up of the event and location. For example, in Ultra Music Festival Miami you can expect around 100,000 people per day. However, some locations are indoors and can only accept a couple thousand.
Glad you asked! We actually especialize in festival clothing. We make clothing that starts conversation and enhances your festival experience. Click here to shop our rave clothing.
No, almost 99% of festivals have their own licenses and do not allow you to bring your own liquor. We do not recommend taking any since it will likely be confiscated.
None of these festivals have an age limit but they do have a minimum age requirement which is either 18 or 21. If you are below 21 please check the individual festival websites before booking.
Yes, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas is all night. If you haven't experienced an overnight event we definetly recommend giving this one a shot. You'll dance, get on rides, eat food, and have a blast listening to the best music as the sunrises.
Yes, you can shop plus size rave clothing with us. We have a range of sizes and if you can't find your size then we can custom make it for you.
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