4 EDM Festivals you must plan to attend
Electronic dance music is popular worldwide, especially with most young people. Most EDM fans see this music genre as a celebration of freedom, passion and self-expression. It also gives fans the opportunity to display creativity.
EDM festivals provide a platform where fans and artists can unite and have fun. A lot of money goes into organizing EDM events, as fans have come to expect a certain level of visual display. Nonetheless, it pays to invest in the display as it increases festival attendance.
Below are four EDM festivals that you must visit:
- Tomorrowland, Belgium, July
Tomorrowland is the ultimate EDM festival. It takes place in Belgium, every last week of July.
Due to its popularity, tickets usually sell out many days before the festival. The 2014 Tomorrowland festival attracted more than 400,000 fans.
Tomorrowland is indeed so popular that it now has an offshoot called TomorrowWorld, which takes place in the US.
Everything about this festival is a spectacle, from the artist lineup, to the stages and the performances. Anyone who is famous in the EDM world plays at Tomorrowland.
- Electric daisy carnival, Las Vegas, June
Electronic Daisy is yet another reason why you should visit Las Vegas. Any serious EDM fanatic should attend this throwdown that draws crowds as large as 400,000 people for three days every June.
The setting for this concert presents you with many ways to enjoy yourself throughout the concert. If you want to have maximum enjoyment, get some tips from creativetimes.co.uk’s guide on rock concert.
- Ultra, Miami, March
Ultra Miami is definitely one EDM festival that manages to attract large crowds year after year. The overall relaxed and festive mood of Florida Miami definitely has something to do with this attendance, as most fans flock to this sunny town to have fun.
Since 2009, over 100,000 people attend this annual festival held in late march of every year, with a record breaking attendance in 2013, where 300,000 fans attended (though this was a 2-weekend affair).
Popular artists such as deadmau5 and Tiesto grace the stage during this festival. Since 2014, Ultra saw its inaugural performance in South Africa and another festival followed in 2015. This is yet another opportunity to see your favorite artists play outside of Miami in the coming years.
Tickets for ultra-Miami sell out really fast, so you should book as soon as they come out, or try to pre-book. It’s also recommended to go through eventravelers guide on EDM festival.
- Creamfields, England, August
Creamfields takes place annually during the bank holiday in august. The festival takes placed in Daresbury England, and has spread to over 10 more countries, in Europe, South America and Asia. Like any other EDM festival it features performances from different DJs and live acts.
All Creamfields festivals experience huge attendance, such as the Buenos Aires concert of 2010, which had an estimated attendance of 80,000 people, or the UK festival of 2009, which had 65,000 attendants.
Now that you know about the best EDM festivals, you should put them on your calendar and be prepared to have more fun than you ever had.