As the light grows bigger, the clothes get thinner, and the desire to party till morning gets stronger. Although there are still several months until the summer comes, it doesn’t mean you cannot start making plans for the coolest music festivals this year. Whether it’s Europe, North America, or even South America, there is at least one festival you must be looking forward.
And, if you’re tired of the commercial destinations like Lollapalooza and Coachella, it’s high time you checked out some of the freshest destinations for non-stop music, party, glitter, and fun.
Bottlerock Napa Valley
What better way to start the festival season if not with a popular destination like Napa Valley in sunny Cali? From May 25th to May 27th, prepare for three full days of good music ensured by The Chainsmokers, The Killers, Bruno Mars, Snoop Dogg, Billy Idol, Halsey, Moonalice, Imagine Dragons, One Republic, Pharrell Williams, and others.
Hurry up if you want your ticket! There are less than 1,000 left and prices start at $159 for one day or $359 for three days.
This festival takes place in Barcelona, Spain, and it represents the perfect early summer destination. Prepare for a full week of good music and lots of fun outdoor activities from May 28th until June 3rd.
Full access for one week starts at $270 and some of the most popular bands and singers you’re going to meet include Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Bjork, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, the Creator, and Majid Jordan.
Firefly Music Festival
If you thought nothing exciting ever happens in Delaware, get ready to party. The state’s capital, Dover, will become the scene of one of the most popular music festivals for youngsters in the country.
The Firefly Music Festival takes place between June 14th and June 17th and includes singers and bands like Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, The Killers, Martin Garrix, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Flint Eastwood, Justin Caruso, Marian Hill, and many others.
Although only recently put on the map of the coolest music festivals to attend, Eastern Europe is growing fast. The Sziget Festival takes place each year in Budapest, Hungary, on the island of Sziget.
This year’s edition lasts from August 7th until August 13th and it’s the perfect destination for people of all ages. Its reputation precedes it by nearly a decade, and each year, the festival becomes more popular and appealing to youngsters.
Amongst others, this year you’ll listen to Ed Sheeran, Florence + the Machine, Martin Garrix, Jungle, Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, Post Malone, Franz Ferdinand, Tove Lo, Years and Years, Carnage, and others.
Bonus: The Burning Man Experience
A full week of eccentric art, weird appearances, colorful decors, and good music, The Burning Man Festival is a truly surreal experience. Getting inside it won’t come easy or cheap, and this is probably one of the reasons that makes it even more popular.
It’s the place to go and be seen and it is crowded with celebs and A-listers from all around the world. Tickets cost over $1,000 per day, meaning you shouldn’t expect a low-budget experience with cheap beer.