Best Music Festivals in Florida

Yes, Florida sure has its fair share of weird headlines, but did you know that the music festivals out on this lovely coast have the best headliners? No? Well you don’t have to take my word for it, just take a look at the some of the best music festivals Florida has to offer and decide for yourself.

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Electric Daisy Carnival (Orlando) – November

Decked out with thrilling roller-coasters and a plethora of interactive art exhibits, Electric Daisy Carnival proves to be the real love-child of amusement parks and concerts. Unfolding across multiple elaborately decorated stages, this music festival’s high-production value is matched only by its incredible ambience – a perfect mixture of hippie-dippie inclusivity and edgy creativity. In between the zip-line rides and art-hopping, make time for some stirring performances by the likes of Timmy Trumpet, Bassnectar, and Alison Wonderland.

Rolling Loud Festival (Miami) – May

Put your hands together for the largest hip-hop festival to grace the globe! By building up a reputation of putting together the most star-studded line-ups in hip-hop history, Rolling Loud has become synonymous with top-quality music. Watch out for international sensations like 21 Savage, Cardi B, and Kid Cudi, as they take the stage by storm and cement your obsession with the genre for decades to come.

Ultra Music Festival (Miami) – March

If you think EDM, you think Ultra, and the one in Miami is the oldest and biggest edition of this elite music festival. Summoning over seventy thousand ravers annually, it’s safe to think of Ultra Miami as the American Mecca of electronic music. Brace yourself for an explosive musical medley stretching from techno to house and everything in between, and let the likes of legends like deadmau5, David Guetta, and Alesso form the soundtrack to your best spring break yet.

Tortuga Music Festival (Fort Lauderdale) – April

Birthed in 2012 with the noble intention of raising funds for marine conservation, Tortuga Music Festival proves to be an endless beach party with a responsible twist. Boasting a diverse buffet of musical performances from every sub-genre imaginable, this music festival is sure to elevate your beach getaway by granting you memories of groovin’ to Flo Rida, Maren Morris, and Kane Brown with a crew of smoking hot surfers you found in the crowd.

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival (Okeechobee) – March

Given that it’s hosted at a venue as invitingly-named as Sunshine Groove, it comes as no surprise at all that Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival proves to be a magical experience for attendees hailing from all across the nation. Featuring an array of immersive art exhibits as well as awe-inspiring live performances by artists from a variety of genres, this four-day event can best be summed up as a beautiful celebration of life. Khalid, Bassnectar, Halsey – name your musical idol and Okeechobee will have their name tucked-away in its incredible line-up.

Welcome To Rockville (Daytona Beach) – May

What do you get when Florida’s most beloved rock festival meets Florida’s most iconic beach? An unforgettable summer of crazy tans and crazy tunes! Let rock ‘n’ roll titans like The Prodigy, Korn, and Rob Zombie bless you with two delightful days of musical awakening that’ll leave you electrified and just a little hoarse – courtesy of all the screaming and headbanging, of course. If mischief, mayhem, and hours of pure euphoria under the sun strike your fancy, then you’ll definitely love Welcome To Rockville!

Miami Beach Pop (Miami) – November

One of the newest and freshest festivals in town, Miami Beach Pop is here to show you why Florida is deserving of its title as ‘the sunshine state’ even in peak-fall. Armed with a killer line-up that gels together the who’s-who of modern music and unites musical fans across genres, Miami Beach Pop promises to breathe new life into the rolling sandy beaches the city is known for. Catch big-names like Chance The Rapper, Kygo, and Maggie Rogers and more live and in action!

The Fest (Gainesville) – November

Do your middle school self a favor and head over to Gainesville this fall for the most extensive and enticing buffet of indie music you could ever find yourself at. Delve deeper into the underground music scene while digging through wonderfully odd items on show at the pop-up flea market, so as to truly bask in the air of lovely, unfiltered weirdness surrounding this music festival. Think you’ve outgrown your indie pop and punk rock phase? Well, think again because by offering up chilling performances by musical powerhouses like The Bronx, Jawbox, and Less Than Jake, The Fest will have you falling in love with the genre all over again.

Gasparilla Music Festival (Tampa) – March

For a more laid-back and cozier vibe, head over to Tampa this spring break so you can indulge in the absolute treat that is Gasparilla Music Festival. Fueled by a desire to foster a sense of fellow-feeling amongst attendees through the uniquely intimate experience of sharing a day-full of live music, this festival really puts in a lot of effort into curating a line-up that is as diverse as it is inviting. Enjoy a selection of class-acts of both local and international acclaim, such as Toro Y Moi, The Pharcyde, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, while you soak up the sun.

III Points (Miami) – February

Smackdab in the middle of the city’s burgeoning arts district you’ll find III Points – a festival dedicated to celebrating every creative’s favorite trio: art, music, and technology. Committed to redefining the experience of listening to music, this cutting-edge festival features a multitude of exhibits ranging from panelists and educational lectures to interactive demonstrations and live performances. Groove to tunes from Tyler The Creator, DJ Seinfeld, and Peggy Gou while you get your art fix.

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Top 5 EDM Festivals in Florida

Looking for the hottest festivals in Florida? Look no futher. Today we’re checking out some of the hottest festivals to bless the great state of Florida with their presence. These festivals have brought the biggest names in EDM to the East Coast, and thus should be celebrated and cherished. Florida is a gorgeous state, and these festivals do nothing but bring added fun and adventure. Without waiting, let’s get to it!

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Ultra Music Festival

ULTRA Music Festival is taking over the EDM industry, hosting events in nearly every corner of the globe. From Mar 20-22 in 2020, order tickets early as ticket prices are notoriously expensive. When you purchase a ticket to ULTRA Music Festival, you’re in for one wild ride! 

For over 20 years, ULTRA Music Festival has welcomed their guests to downtown Miami for three-day electronic dance music (EDM) party. Artists perform on one of eight stages located throughout Virginia Key. Stage-hopping is a must if one wishes to experience the full range of ULTRA EDM. Be prepared to be immersed into an alternate world of music. Make sure to check out and download the Discotech App to buy tickets or reserve a table!

Ultra’s Ticket Options: GA 3 DAY TICKET at $399.99 & a 21+ VIP 3 DAY TICKET at $1,499.95

Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando

Electric Daisy Carnival is a world reknowned festival brand that is beloved by festival goers everywhere. Florida is truly fortunate to carry one of the more established variants of EDC, based in Orlando and held between the dates of Nov 13-15, 2020. EDC Orlando brings three packed days of EDM to the historic city of Tinker Field, along with sunshine, positive energy, full-sized carnival rides, art and world-celebrated talent. 

Insomniac has never disappointed in bringing multiple sources of entertainment to all of their attendees. At EDC Orlando, not only will you spend your time watching the performances of some of your favorite artists, but you are also immersed withing beautiful art installations placed all throughout the event.

EDC Orlando Ultra’s Ticket Options: TBD

RAPTURE FESTIVAL

Boasting lush and serene spaces and ocean views, Rapture offers festival goers the chance to dance to their favorite DJs under the sun and stars, to relax on one of the floating ocean lounges, or to partake in a wealth of wellness activities designed to reinvigorate the soul and rejuvenate the mind.

Bringing together human souls connecting with nature through music, Rapture promises to be a truly special and unique experience taking place in one of Miami’s most beautiful experience taking place in one of Miami’s most beautiful places.

RAPTURE FESTIVAL Ticket Options: TBD

III Points Music Festival

III Points Festival is a Music, Art and Technology festival in the heart of Miami’s art district. It’s difficult to categorize the curation behind III Points festival, but the eclectic mix of hip-hop, rock, and underground electronic music succeeds in exposing a diverse audience of listeners to new tastes.

The experience incorporatessic, art, guest lectures, masterclasses and more, leaving attendees a rare opportunity to expand their horizons however they see fit. III Points Festival is known as much more than an EDM festival, however, that shouldn’t distract from the unbelievable talent the festival brings to Flordia.

III Points Music Festival Ticket Options: TBD

Sunset Music Festival

Tampa’s premier electronic music festival is Sunset Music Festival. Join Disco Donnie Presents and Sunset Events for an unbelievable 12 hours of dancing and fun! The hotly anticipated lineup features a cross-section of genres including house, techno, trance, bass and everything in between. Expect top-notch sound & visual experience unlike you’ve ever experienced before!”

Sunset Music Festival Ticket Options: TBD