32 Best EDM Festivals 2023 (United States)

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32 Best EDM Festivals in 2023 You’ll Love

This list is loaded with 32 of the best EDM festivals in America for EDM enthusiasts and ravers of all experience and music interests.

We hope you get a chance to attend at least one of these amazing festivals because they are guaranteed to deliver some wild times packed with great vibes and even better Electronic Dance Music tracks.

Read on to discover the best EDM music festivals in-store for 2023.

This list is ordered by calendar date, and if you find the page helpful we hope you share it with friends as you fill your calendar.

So without further ado, let’s get into it.

1. Wasteland | San Bernardino, CA | February 24+25, 2023

Wasteland | Basscon | February 24+25, 2023
Festival Poster: Wasteland | February 24+25, 2023

If you’re ready for pounding bass, soul-rattling kick drums, and BPM tempos of up to 200 BPM then it’s time to get excited for Wasteland 2023.

This hard dance extravaganza will be hosted by Basscon from Insomniac Events at the NOS Event Center for two electric nights of electrifying EDM on February 24th and 25th from 7 pm to 2 am.

As the hard dance genre continues to steamroll through America, there’s been one constant for the past ten years and that is Insomniac Events’ Basscon.

Insomniac Events’ Basscon has been a pioneer and at the forefront of bringing hard dance music and hardstyle to Southern California for over a decade and Insomniac continues this streak with the tenth installment of Basscon – Wasteland.

With hardstyle and hardcore performances from hard dance legends such as Adaro, Ben Nicky presents Xtreme, DJ Anime, DJ The Prophet, Adrenalize, Audiofreq, Coone, Da Tweekaz, Deadly Guns, and Gammer you’d be crazy to pass this one up.

Tickets are still available but they are close to selling out.

Get yours today!

Ticket Links: Here

When is Wasteland?

February 24+25, 2023

Event times: 7pm – 2am

Where is Wasteland?

NOS Events Center
689 South E St.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Key Highlights of Wasteland presented by Basscon

  • World-class hard dance music artists featuring a mix of all hardstyle/hardcore sub-genres of Hardstyle
  • One main stage and a second stage that features local and rising talent
  • State of the art LED and Sound production
  • Festival merchandise, great food, free water refill areas

2. Skyline Festival | Factory93 X Day Trip | Expo Park, Los Angeles

If you love techno and house music, then get ready for a festival experience like no other!

Insomniac’s Factory 93 & Day Trip are bringing an epic lineup of house and techno acts from all over the world and it all takes place at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, CA.

Skyline will take place on February 25th-26th and attendees will enjoy the diverse mix of electronic sounds from world-renowned DJ such as:

Anotr, Ben Hemsley, Charlotte De Witte, Diplo, Dom Dolla, Eli & Fur, Ellen Allien B2B Sara Landry J Worra B2B Miane, Joseph Capriati, Joshwa, Layla Benitez, Lucati, Masha Mar, Meduza, Michael Bibi, Monsieur Frazier, Peggy Gou, Rechulski, Shiba San B2B Solardo, Shmitty, Kream B2B Dennis Ferrer, Sohmi, Stella Bossi.

If Insomniac has done one thing exceptionally well over the last ten years, and they have done a lot of things well, they know how to brand their events and create unique subgenre properties for the various sub-genres of EDM.

For an example of this, we can look to techno property Factory 93 and the genre-defining house brand, Day Trip.

For another year Insomniac is bringing these two properties together for an epic 2-day house and techno massive.

General admission tickets start at $149.95 plus fees while tickets start at $239.95 plus fees.

You can access tickets on FronGate through this link –> Here

VIP tickets can be purchased online now so grab yours today before they’re all gone!

Festival Poster: Skyline Festival | Factory93 X Day Trip | Expo Park, Los Angeles, CA Feb 25 – 26th

When is Skyline?

February 25+26, 2023

Event Hours:
3pm – 11pm

Where is Skyline?

Exposition Park
700 Exposition Park Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Key Highlights of Skyline

  • Amazing House and Techno legends from the US, Europe, and internationally from all over the world
  • Spacious open-air venue with 2 massive stages
  • Refillable water stations, vendor villages, festival merch, and gourmet food and drinks

3. We Belong Here | Virginia Key Beach | Feb 25-26th

Festival Poster: We Belong Here | Virginia Key Beach, Miami, FL

Get ready for a house party experience like no other! From techno and EDM to house, dubstep, to bass music there is something for every music lover at this one-of-a-kind festival.

The sophisticated hospitality, breathtaking venue, tasteful dance music, and open door ensure that guests have the best time imaginable.

There are over 50 talented artists performing across three unique stages.

To top it off, they offer gourmet FOOD that will tantalize your taste buds and please any foodie.

If you’re looking for an unforgettable house party experience, then this is the event for you!

When is We Belong Here?

Feb 25- 26, 2023

Where is We Belong Here?

4020 Virginia Beach Dr Miami, FL 33149

Key Highlights of Skyline

  • GA and VIP Admissions options
  • Transportation options include self-parking, rideshare, and shuttles
  • 2 Epic days of the best house artists including melodic, deep house, progressive, and more
  • Gourmet food from Local vendors
  • A unique stand-out show put on by Common Ground events
  • 21+ mature crowd expected to show each other respect and respect for the historic venue
  • Promotes empowering the next generation and funds scholarships to the DJ school and academy “Scratch Academy”

4. CRSSD FESTIVAL SPRING 2023 | San Diego | March 4-5, 2023

Festival Poster: CRSSD FESTIVAL SPRING 2023: Waterfront, San Diego – March 4-5, 2023

Ready to bring in Spring with some groovin’ and vibin’ house music under the San Diego California sun then look no further than CRSSD.

For the experienced and well-traveled EDM enthusiast, CRSSD delivers an amazing weekend of epic house, techno, and music festival experience with the top DJs in the industry which will take place over the course of 2 days on 3 different stages.

Ocean View

Becky Hill, Biig Piig, Bon Entendeur, Channel Tres, Gioli & Assia, Luna Li, Malcolm Brown, Manics, Neil Frances, Phantoms, Swimm, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs live, Yelle, special guest Lane 8

The Palms

Bedouin, Kavinsky, Mall Grab, Purple Disco Machine, Seth Troxler
B2b Eats Everything, Amémé, Ben Sterling, Chaos in the CBD, ChaseWest, Currents
Jackmaster, KETTAMA, Rivka M, Soul of Hex, Tom & Collins

City Steps

Anfisa Letyago, Deborah De Luca, Maya Jane Coles, Sama’ Abdulhadi, UMEK, Bloody Mary, Brina Knauss, Carré, Juheun, Jensen Interceptor, Ken Ishii, Kittin & The Hacker, Mark Broom
Paurro, Popof x Space 92 present: Turbulences, Skin on Skin

This age-restricted event is just for those 21+ and is the perfect atmosphere for experiencing all that EDM has to offer.

Situated across from the San Diego Bay and sharing space with the County of San Diego administration building, it’s an unbeatable location for indulging in house and techno all weekend long.

Plus, with plenty of food options, there’s something everyone can enjoy!

Join them at 1600 Pacific Coast Highway for an unforgettable musical experience like no other!

When is CRSSD Music Festival?

March 4 – 5th, 2023

Where is CRSSD Festival?

Waterfront Park

San Diego, CA

Event Info:

Saturday & Sunday Gates open at 12 PM

Saturday’s festivities end at 11PM and Sunday’s at 10 PM

Key Highlights of CRSSD Music & Arts Festival

  • An incredible mix of various genres of house and techno on the Waterfront in San Diego.
  • 21+ mature crowd with great vibes
  • Refillable water stations, local food vendors, and bars throughout the venue
  • Vegan-friendly options and cuisine for all dietary preferences

4. Coachella Music & Arts Festival | Indio, CA Coachella Valley

Festival Poster: April 14-16 & April 21-23 – Coachella 2023

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival is one of the most popular EDM festivals in North America.

Held every year in Indio, California, this event attracts some of the biggest names in electronic music.

If you’re looking for a true festival experience, then Coachella is definitely the place to be.

With multiple stages and a wide variety of music, there’s something for everyone at this massive event.

Tickets usually go on sale in January, so be sure to mark your calendar and snag yours early!

When is Coachella Music & Arts Festival

April 14-16 & April 21-23 – Coachella 2023

Where is Coachella Music & Arts Festival

Indio, California

Empire Polo Club

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Coachella Music & Arts Festival

  • Iconic multi-day festival with two weekends to choose from
  • Diverse mix of EDM, Pop Stars, top Rappers
  • Massive stages and multi-stage festival event
  • Festival camping, gourmet food vendors, and festival merchandise

5. Desert Hearts Music Festival

Festival Poster: Desert Hearts Music Festival 2023 | Fri, May 5 – Mon, May 8, 2023

Desert Hearts Music Festival is set to make its monumental return celebrating their 11th – Year Anniversary of the Deserts Hearts family.

Celebrating 5 days of camping and electronic dance music this transformational event welcomes music lovers from all over.

If you’re looking for a unique and exciting musical experience, be sure to mark your calendar for this event. Keep reading for more information about Desert Hearts Music Festival. 

Featuring amazing acts this festival delivers a “unification of all things House, Techno, & Love.

When is Desert Heart Music Festival

April 28 – May 2nd, 2022

Where is Desert Heart Music Festival

Lake Perris, CA

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Desert Hearts Festival

  • Desert Hearts Festival 11 Year Anniversary is sure to be filled with amazing vibes and house music of all genres
  • Celebrate the last decade of House, Techno, & Love with 4 Nights and 5 days of festival camping
  • Beautiful venue with an endless dance floor, beachfront views of Lake Perris, lake access for swimming and day parties
  • A festival, brand, and community dedicated to building community and love for EDM

6. Project GLOW | April 29+30, 2023 | RFK Festival Grounds

Festival Poster: Project GLOW | April 29+30, 2023 | RFK Festival Grounds

If you’re a fan of electronic dance music (EDM), then you won’t want to miss out on the Project Glow Music Festival in Washington, DC this year.

Experience 2 days and nights of non-stop music with some of the biggest names in the industry, all while soaking up the amazing sights and sounds of our nation’s capital.

Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer or this will be your first time hitting up an event like this, we’ve got all the info you need to know about Project Glow right here.

So get ready to party hard and experience everything that Washington, DC has to offer!

When is Project Glow

April 29 & 30, 2023

Where is Project Glow

RFK Festival Grounds
2500 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003


Tickets Link: Here

Key Highlights of Project Glow

  • 3 Immersive stages
  • Multi-Day Insomniac festival
  • A mix of world-class DJs and local talent
  • Gourmet food trucks and immersive festival experience

7. Forbidden Kingdom | June 9+10, 2023 | Orlando Amphitheater

Festival Poster: Forbidden Kingdom | June 9+10, 2023 | Orlando Amphitheater

This summer, make sure to add Forbidden Kingdom in Orlando, Florida to your list.

Get ready to join the Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival and explore the story of Cyberians and Thereons colliding!

This event promises an immersive music experience with a variety of EDM DJs performing on the interactive stages, world class LED light productions, and state of the art audio.

Enjoy bass music, dancing, and more whether you’re alone or with friends.

Be sure to bring all you energy and stamina for this festival as you dance and headbang to your favorite bass tunes with other wild fans.

With a stellar lineup and an amazing setting, this event is sure to deliver a unforgettable experience.

Get hyped for your exciting journey into the Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival 2023 – it will be one to remember!

When is Forbidden Kingdom

Friday, June 9 + Saturday, June 10, 2023
Event Hours: 1PM – 11PM

Where is Forbidden Kingdom

Orlando, FL

Orlando Amphitheater at The Central Florida Fairgrounds

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Forbidden Kingdom

  • 4 themed stages
  • Immersive story of the Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival as the clash between the Cyberians and Thereons rages on.
  • Multi-day Insomniac festival
  • World-class drum and bass and dubstep artists
  • Art installations and gourmet food trucks

8. EDC Las Vegas | May 19-21, 2023 | Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Festival Poster: EDC Las Vegas | May 19-21, 2023 | Las Vegas Motor Speedway

EDC Las Vegas has established itself as one of the largest and most iconic multi-day music festivals in the world ranking up there with Ultra Music Festival and Tomorrowland.

EDC Las Vegas 2023 is gearing up for their annual edition of EDC and its almost guaranteed that the Insomniac team is in the works to deliver a festival that goes bigger and better than last year.

Every year the Insomniac team releases a stacked lineup up of over 200 artists spanning the full spectrum of EDM genres spread across eight stages throughout the weekend.

The beauty of the Electric Daisy Carnival is that its massive venue grounds and unique stages create an unforttable experience for all attendees.

In addition, to the best DJs and stages EDC creates a fully immersive festival grounds equipped with interactive art installations, live acrobatic performers, and mesmerizing LED displays as far as the eye can see.

EDC is destination and bucket list festival for ravers all over the world because it delivers a EDM festival paradise for partiers to enjoy EDM, dance their heart out and get lost under the electric sky at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV

When is EDC Las Vegas

Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21
Opening Ceremony 5:00pm–7:00pm,

Full grounds open 7:00pm–5:30am

Where is EDC Las Vegas?

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
7000 N Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Event Info:


Ticket Link: Here

Key Highlights of EDC Las Vegas

  • 8 unique stages and art cars throughout the venue
  • Immersive festival experience with Art Cars and Art Installations
  • A diverse mix of the best headliners
  • Carnival rides and gourmet food
  • Dusk til Dawn festival experience
  • Festival Camping option

9. Lightning in a Bottle | California Music Festival | May 24 – 29, 2023

Festival Poster: Lightning in a Bottle | California Music Festival | May 24 – 29, 2023

Lightning in a Bottle is a transformational festival and more, an unforgettable journey that allows you to explore the intersection of music, art, personal transformation, and sustainability.

Experience some EDM’s biggest acts as well as rising talent featured on LIB’s four iconic stages.

Anyone who has been to LIB will tell you that it is not your typical music festival because LIB gives attendees a unique opportunity to disconnect from normal life, escape into the transformational festival grounds that is Lighting in a Bottle, and feed off the vibrant energy that radiates from this event.

LIB is an amazing festival to strengthen bonds, form new ones, and create moments filled with lasting memories.

Step outside of your comfort zone and into their 20th-anniversary celebration that will surely awaken your spirit and deliver all kinds of magic.

Discover the magic of Lightning in a Bottle this Memorial Day Weekend 2023!

LIB Lineup

When is Lightning In a Bottle 2023

MAY 24-29, 2023

Where is Lightning In a Bottle 2022

Buena Vista Lake

Kern County, CA

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Lightning In a Bottle 2023

  • Epic multi-genre line up with world-class DJs leading the industry
  • Beautiful festival grounds immersed in nature with festival camping
  • Great vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • 5 days of EDM music and an immersive festival experience

10. Governor’s Ball | CITI Field

Fri Jun 9, 2023 – Sun, Jun 11, 2023

Festival Poster: The Governors Ball June 9 – 11, 2023

Governor’s Ball is back this summer on June 9 – 11, 2023 at its brand new venue home Flushing Meadows Corona Park which is located right next to Citi Field in Queens.

The eagerly awaited 2023 edition of the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Featuring performances by top chart-toppers Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar, and aespa, EDM acts, and transformational festivals, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience for music lovers near and far.

Aside from the diverse musical lineup that promises to engage all types of fans, there will also be plenty of delicious eats.

Food trucks from all over New York City will join celebrated restaurants in tantalizing festival-goers with their treats.

The Governor’s Ball always creates an unbeatable atmosphere at the festival – it’s going to be an event like no other!

Secure your tickets today!

When is Governor’s Ball

Fri Jun 9, 2023 – Sun, Jun 11, 2023

Where is Governor’s Ball

Queens, New York, NY

Meadows Corona Park is located right next to Citi Field in Queens.

Event Info:


Ticket Link: Here

Key Highlights of The Governor’s Ball

  • Festival is always evolving, always entertaining, and features a mix of house, rap, and electronic music
  • Massive shipping containers are stacked, painted, and remodeled as art installations throughout the site
  • Curated culinary offerings and libations are featured along the perimeter of the grounds, so you never have to go far for sustenance
  • Multi-day festival experience in the heart of NYC

11. Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival | Manchester, TN

Festival Poster: Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2023 is a can’t-miss 4 – day extravaganza that will take place in Manchester, Tennessee from June 15th through the 18th.

It will be an incredible opportunity to experience the best in EDM and multi-genre music from all over the world.

Not only that, but attendees will have access to festival camping, parades, yoga sessions, and other transformational experiences not typically found at other music festivals.

Whether you’re just here for the music or are looking for something a bit more spiritual and enlightening, Bonnaroo is sure to have something for everyone!

So, gather your friends and start planning your trip today!

When is Bonnaroo Music Festival

June 15 – 18, 2023

Where is Bonnaroo Music Festival

Manchester, TN

Event Info:


Ticket Link: Here

Key Highlights of Bonnaroo Music Festival

  • Bonnaroo features a diverse lineup of 150+ musicians and more every year.
  • 10+ performance stages, 4 campground party barns, and entertainment that goes all night long
  • Festival camping in beautiful Manchester, TN
  • Drool-worthy food for all dietary preferences
  • Enjoy numerous interactive art installations, and take home some cool crafts and posters

12. Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge | June 17-18, 2023

Festival Poster: Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge | June 17-18, 2023

If you’re looking for an epic EDM experience with world-class DJs, festival camping, and a breathtaking venue look no further than Beyond Wonderland at the Gorge.

Set in a breathtaking and inspiring venue, this three nights of festival camping and 2-day festival offers attendees the chance to enjoy a stacked lineup featuring the best headliners of EDM.

With an array of immersive experiences such as parades, camping, and even yoga and transformational workshops, you’ll find yourself immersed in a wholly unique world that’s sure to inspire.

Not to mention Insomniac’s massive LED visuals and sound systems imbuing the event with momentum creating an experience of a lifetime.

Don’t miss out – get your tickets today!

When is Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge

Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge

June 17-18, 2023

Where is Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge

George, WA

The Gorge Amphitheater

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge

  • Legendary stages, sound production, pyrotechnics and performers
  • 3 Beyond Wonderland-themed stages
  • World-class EDM artists
  • Festival camping for a day and night edm festival party

13. Electric Forest | Rothbury, Michigan | June 22 – 25, 2023

Festival Poser: Electric Forest 2023

In case you haven’t heard, the Electric Forest music festival is coming up soon!

If you’re not familiar with this event, it’s a 4-day music festival in Rothbury, Michigan that celebrates electronic dance music from a diverse set of subgenres and jam music.

This year’s lineup is packed with talented artists, so if you’re looking for an incredible musical experience, be sure to check out Electric Forest.

With so much talent on display, it’s no wonder that Electric Forest has become one of the most popular music festivals in the country.

Treat yourself to an unforgettable musical experience and be sure to check out Electric Forest!

When is Electric Forest

June 22 – 25

Where is Electric Forest

Rothbury, Michigan

Event Info:


Tick Link: Here

Key Highlights of Electric Forest

  • 4 Days of festival fun with a diverse repertoire of artists and top headliners
  • Festival camping and immersive festival experience
  • Beautiful art installations and state-of-the-art stages

14. Day Trip Festival Summer 2023

Festival Poster: Day Trip Festival Summer 2023

If you’re looking for an event to keep you busy this summer look no further than Day Trip Festival in beautiful Southern California.

This two-day festival features the best house and techno DJs bringing you the best dance music.

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of the electronic music world or just getting started, there’s something for everyone at Day Trip Festival.

So mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable weekend!

When is Day Trip Festival


Where is Day Trip Festival

Long Beach, CA

Queen Mary Waterfront

Event Info:


Ticket Link: TBD

Key Highlights of Daytrip

  • An eclectic mix of House and Techno
  • Insomniac-backed stage design, sound production, and art installations
  • Multi-stage festival with great summer festival vibes
  • Gourmet food, festival merch, and top-of-the-line vendors

15. Project Z | San Bernardino, CA

Festival Poster: Project Z Presented by Bassrush

Southern California is known for many things: great weather, beautiful beaches, and world-class entertainment.

In the world of electronic dance music (EDM), there’s no place that compares to Southern California when it comes to sheer variety and quality of events.

Project Z will be bringing together some of the biggest names in hardstyle and dubstep for a night of mind-blowing beats and basslines.

When is Project Z


Where is Project Z

San Bernardino, CA

NOS Events Center

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Project Z

  • 5 epic stages of Hardstyle, DnB, and Dubstep
  • Single-day festival presented by Insomniac’s BassRush and Basscon
  • World-class DnB, Dubstep, Hardstyle, and Hardcore artists
  • Summertime clash of the harder sounds with amazing art installations, vendors, and gourmet food

16. Global Dance Festival 2023

Let the music move you this summer! Global Dance Festival brings together world-renowned talent, delectable food truck eats, drinks, and exciting art installations to Empower Field at Mile High from July 15th – 16th.

This festival has been a mainstay of Colorado’s dance scene since its beginnings in the early 2000s – with it celebrating an immersive experience that can only be achieved in its new home.

Don’t miss out on your chance to celebrate incredible beats until sunset!

If you’re a fan of EDM, then Global Dance Festival is definitely worth checking out!

When is Global Dance Festival 2023?


Where is Global Dance Festival?

Denver, CO

Empower Field at Mile High

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Global Dance Festival 2023

  • 5 massive stages in the heart of summer in the mile-high city
  • Mix of all genres perfect for any EDM enthusiast
  • World-class stages, sound design, and festival performers
  • Top-the-line vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • Immersive festival experience decked out with festival rides and art installations

17. Lollapalooza Music Festival | Grant Park, Chicago | Aug 3 – Aug 6 2023

Festival Poster: Lollapalooza | Grant Park | Chicago, IL

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival taking place in Chicago, Illinois.

This year, it is happening from August 3-6, 2023!

The lineup for the festival features some of the biggest names in music, including Metallica, DUA Lipa, J. Cole, Greene Day, DOJA Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Kaskade, Rezz, and many more.

If you’re looking for a music festival to check out this summer, Lollapalooza should definitely be at the top of your list!

When is Lollapalooza Music Festival

August 3-6, 2023!

Where is Lollapalooza Music Festival

Grant Park

Chicago, IL

Event Info:


Ticket Link: Here

Key Highlights of Lollapalooza Music Festival

  • Multi-stage festival in the heart of Chicago
  • A mix of all genres: electronic-inspired music, EDM, and rap genres
  • World-class stages, sound design, and festival performers
  • Top-the-line vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • Internationally known Lollapalooza

18. HARD Summer | August 5+6, 2023 | Southern California

Festival Poster: HARD Summer | August 5+6, 2023 | Southern California

HARD Summer Music Festival is an iconic music festival taking place August 5th and 6th 2023 at the LA Memorial Coliseum & Exposition Park plus BMO Station.

This massive multi-genre music festival brings together EDM, house, dubstep, techno, and DnB from world-renowned artists.

Not only that, but attendees can look forward to epic stage design, laser displays, sound engineering, tons of Insomniac merchandise for sale, and delicious gourmet food options — all within a rain-or-shine festival experience.

If you’re a fan of electronic music, then you don’t want to miss HARD Summer Music Festival!

It’s sure to be an unforgettable experience! Make sure to get your tickets soon—they’re going fast!

When is HARD Summer Music Festival

Aug 5 – 6th, 2023

Where is HARD Summer Music Festival

LA Memorial Coliseum

Exposition Park + BMO Station

Event Info:


Key Highlights of HARD Summer Music Festival

  • Multi-stage festival with a mix of house, dubstep, techno, and DnB
  • World-class stage design, epic LED and sound design, and festival performers
  • Iconic summertime festival with Insomniac merch and gourmet food
  • Rain or shine festival experience and extended 3-day Insomniac experience

19. CRSSD Festival Fall 2023

Festival Poster: CRSSD Fest Fall 2023

Crowds of music lovers descended on San Diego’s Waterfront Park for the latest CRSSD Fest, a two-day electronic music festival.

Past headliners from the Fall edition included house and techno acts such as Jamie XX, Duck Sauce, ARTBAT, Dom Dolla, MK, Sonny Fodera, Joseph Capriati, Reinier Zonneveld (live), Testpilot, and many more.

With perfect Fall weather and stunning waterfront views, CRSSD is a house and techno head’s dream come true.

When is CRSSD


Where is CRSSD

San Diego, CA

San Diego’s Waterfront Park

Event Info:


Key Highlights of CRSSD

  • Multi-day house and techno festival experience designed by the talent at Insomniac
  • Multi-stage festival with various sub-genres of EDM
  • World-class artists, stages, and art installations
  • Excellent food and festival merchandise

20. Moonrise Festival

Festival Poster: Moonrise Festival 2023 | Aug 12 – 13, 2023 | Baltimore, MD

Music festivals are a great opportunity to see some of your favorite artists live, as well as discover new music.

The Moonrise Festival will be taking place on August 12th and 13th in Baltimore, Maryland, at Pimlico Race Course.

Are you ready for the massive multi-genre music festival of your dreams? Get ready to experience 3 stages of unbelievable EDM, from house and dubstep to techno and drum n bass!

Headliners include Above & Beyond, John Summit, Louis The Child, Kaskade (Redux), Dillon Francis, and San Holo, with over fifty more performers, expected to take the stage.

Take part in an unforgettable weekend at one of the biggest Electronic dance music festivals in America!

When is Moonrise Festival

August 12 – 13th, 2023

Where is Moonrise Festival

Baltimore, MD

Pimlico Race Course

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Moonrise Festival

  • 3 stages designed by the talent at Insomniac
  • World-class artists, stages, and festival performers
  • Multi-day festival experience
  • Gourmet food trucks, art installations, and carnival rides

21. Electric Zoo Festival | NYC, NY | Sep 1 – 3, 2023

Festival Poster: EZoo Festival

Electric Zoo Festival is one of the most exciting multi-genre music festivals out there with established artists from around the globe.

Established in 2009, the festival celebrated its 13th edition in 2022 and keeps attracting music lovers from all over.

Not only does it feature the top names in electronic music (like EDM), but it also showcases a wide variety of acts from other sub-genres like drum and bass, house, disco, trap, and techno.

Hosted by Made Event and located in New York City, this festival is an unforgettable experience for fans of EDM and multiple genres of dance music!

This September, the Electric Zoo Festival will take place in New York City on Randall’s Island from September 1st through September 3rd, 2023.

The festival is a three-day electronic music event, and it will feature some of the biggest names in the industry.

If you’re a fan of electronic music, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

When is Electric Zoo Festival

Sep 1 – 3rd, 2023

Where is Electric Zoo Festival

New York City, NY

Randall’s Island Park

Event Info:


Ticket Link: Here

Key Highlights of Electric Zoo Festival

  • Diverse Lineup: Electric Zoo is known for its diverse lineup of electronic dance music acts with the biggest names in the industry and rising talent
  • Stunning Stages: The festival features several stages, each with its own unique design and vibe.
  • Unique Experiences: A range of unique experiences including art installations, interactive exhibits, and carnival rides.
  • Beautiful Location: The festival is held on Randall’s Island, which provides a stunning backdrop for the festival and offers breathtaking views of the city skyline.
  • Vibrant Atmosphere: Electric Zoo is known for its vibrant and energetic atmosphere. The festival-goers are a diverse and enthusiastic group who are there to dance, have fun, and enjoy the music.

22. Imagine Music Festival | Kingston Downs, GA

Festival Poster: Imagine Festival

If you’re looking for a unique musical experience, then the Imagine Festival 2023 is a perfect choice!

It’s an annual EDM festival located in Kingston Downs, GA with world-class DJs and live acts that will sure to get even the most dedicated ravers on their feet!

Not only do they have top performers, but they also have immersive art attractions throughout the weekend, festival camping options, day club and parties, and an atmosphere that makes this EDM festival one of a kind.

With all these experiences to explore, there are few better ways to spend a weekend than at Imagine Music Festival 2023.

When is Imagine Music Festival

Fri, Sep 15, 2023 – Sun, Sep 17, 2023

Where is Imagine Music Festival

Kingston Downs, GA

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Imagine Music Festival

  • 4 Days of Music & Camping
  • Beautiful festival grounds surrounded by sprawling grass fields and rolling hills
  • World-class lineup tapping into all types of EDM genres
  • Aqua Dayclub pool parties and festival camping
  • Outdoor games & Activities
  • Live Art & Photo Ops, amusement park rides, and transformational workshops

23. Life is Beautiful Music Festival 2023 | Las Vegas

Festival Poster: Life is Beautiful

For edm and edm festival fans, the 10-year anniversary of Life is Beautiful is an event not to be missed.

Thousands of ravers will flock to Las Vegas for this once-in-a-decade sight – a whole weekend of EDM sensations, talented DJs, spellbinding visuals, and a firework show that promises to leave you with lasting memories.

To make it even more special, the 2023 Festival will feature bigger crowds and larger stages; bolder stars and headliners from multiple genres; and just as much beauty as all the previous L.I.B Festivals combined! It’s sure to be an unmissable event for edm lovers all over the world.

Make sure to follow them on social media so that you don’t miss out on ticket sale announcements, but in the meantime you can RSVP for tickets on their site.

When is Life is Beautiful

September 22 – 24, 2023

Where is Life is Beautiful

Las Vegas, Nevada

Downtown Las Vegas

Event Info:


Ticket Link: RSVP for Tickets

Key Highlights of Life is Beautiful

  • Multi-stage festival with a tail end of summer EDM festival
  • Diverse mix of EDM and electronic music-inspired bands
  • An immersive experience with top vendors and gourmet food trucks
  • Back to Las Vegas with a week full of fun events including 7 stages of live music, stand-up comedy, live podcast performances, and dance parties

24. Nocturnal Wonderland | SoCal | Fall 2023

Festival Poster: Nocturnal Wonderland 2022

As the summer winds down and the leaves start to turn yellow, red, and orange, one might be wondering what is happening in the night sky.

The answer: Nocturnal Wonderland is coming!

Get ready EDM lovers! Nocturnal Wonderland 2023 promises to take ravers on an unforgettable musical journey featuring house music, trance, dubstep, and more.

The widely-renowned EDM festival celebrates its 23rd year of bringing joy and togetherness with each song selection and artist performance.

Gearing up for a special event filled with upbeat vibes, this collection of EDM will be sure to get every raver dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

If you love camping and dancing, this is definitely the event for you!

Make sure to follow them on social media for when tickets go on sale.

When is Nocturnal Wonderland


Where is Nocturnal Wonderland

San Bernardino, CA

Glen Helen Regional Park

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Nocturnal Wonderland

  • Multi-stage festival with a tail end of summer camping experience
  • World-class talent of headlining House, Techno and Dubstep artists
  • An immersive experience with top vendors and gourmet food trucks

25. Lost Lands Festival by Excision | Sept. 22-24 2023

Festival Poster: Lost Lands Music Festival 2023

The Lost Lands Music Festival is an edm festival that takes place annually in Thornville, Ohio.

Founded by Excision in 2014, the festival has become a haven for bass heads and drum and bass fans all over the world.

Every year thousands of ravers descend upon the bucolic surroundings of Thornville to enjoy a musical extravaganza unlike any other.

This EDM paradise offers something for every kind of EDM fan with genres ranging from dubstep, trap, drum and bass, and beyond!

With nearly 100 artists playing each year, there’s no wonder why The Lost Lands Music Festival has become a bass music epicenter.

So come join the fun and don’t forget your dancing shoes!

When is Lost Lands

Sept. 22 – 24 2023

Where is Lost Lands

Thornville, OH

Legend Valley

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Lost Lands

  • Multi-stage festival with a festival camping experience
  • World-class talent of headlining Dubstep artists hosted by Excision
  • Dinosaur art installations, unique picture moments, food options for all diet preferences, and merchandise
  • Immersive lost land festival experience with a leave no trace mission statement

26. III Points Music Festival | October 2023 | Miami, FL

Festival Poster: III Points Music Festival 2022

The III Points Festival in Miami is a one-of-a-kind music festival that features two epic days of music, art, and technology.

Established in 2013, it has become a go-to EDM festival for ravers looking to immerse themselves in their favorite tunes and the arts.

From house to techno, the atmosphere at III Points is alive with energy and creativity.

Located in the heart of Miami’s art district, this EDM festival provides a unique experience each year by pushing boundaries in music, art, and technology.

Stay on the lookout for ticket sale announcements and follow them on social media for the most up-to-date event information.

When is III Points Music Festival

October 20th – 21st, 2023

Where is III Points Music Festival

Miami, FL

Mana Wynwood

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of III Points Music Festival

  • Cutting-edge audiovisual environments and 8 epic themed stages
  • Mix of headline and rising talent creating a house head’s dream come true
  • Immersive Anti-culture art composed of glowing environments large-scale murals and live graffiti

27. Escape Halloween | NOS Events Center

Festival Poster: Escape Halloween 2023

Escape Halloween is an annual EDM festival that has been running since 2011 and returns to the iconic NOS Event Center in Southern California on October 27th and 28th.

Escape Halloween is an amazing experience for ravers, as they will be immersed in a Halloween EDM festival experience with multiple themed stages, sinister sights, rattling sounds, and thrills all around.

It is an amazing opportunity for ravers, as they will be guaranteed a thrilling experience with world-class house, techno, tech house, trap, and several other EDM genres with the biggest names in the industry.

Whether you prefer to roll solo or squad up with friends, Escape Halloween promises an unforgettable night of music, art and performance for edm fanatics everywhere.

Keep your eye out for when tickets go back on sale and don’t miss out on this spooktacular epic Halloween party.

When is Escape Halloween

Fri, Oct 27 – 28, 2023

Where is Escape Halloween

San Bernardino, CA

NOS Events Center

Event Info:


Tickets: Here

Key Highlights of Escape Halloween

  • Multi-stage Halloween Massive
  • Diverse lineup hosted by Factory93, Basscon, Dreamstate, Audiotistic, Basscon, and more
  • Three-dimensional superstructures, glow-in-the-dark environments, and technological feats of light, sound, and fire.
  • Biggest SoCal Halloween party with top vendors and gourmet food trucks

28. EDC Orlando | November 10-12, 2022 | Tinker Field

Festival Poster: EDC Orlando | Tinker Field

EDC Orlando is one of the biggest EDM festivals in the world drawing over 300,000 people over the course of the weekend in 2021 under the Orlando Electric Sky.

EDC Orlando showcases multiple stages with music performances with top headlining DJs and producers, carnival rides, art installations, and overall EDC provides an unparalleled experience for EDM fans.

Whether you’re new to edm or have been a fan for years, EDC Orlando is definitely worth checking out – you won’t regret it!

When is EDC Orlando

November 10 – 12, 2023

Where is EDC Orlando

Orlando, FL

Tinker Field

Event Info:


Tickets: Here

Key Highlights of EDC Orlando

  • Multi-stage festival under the Orlando Electric Sky
  • Mix of all genres perfect for any EDM enthusiast
  • World-class stages, sound design, and festival performers
  • Top the line vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • Immersive festival experience decked out with festival rides and art installations

29. Dreamstate Festival | November 2023

Festival Poster: Dreamstate

Introducing Dreamstate, your perfect Southern California EDM festival destination and celebration of trance music.

Since 2015, Insomniac has delivered trance lovers an all-encompassing trance festival with astonishing production, legendary artists, diverse performers spanning all BPMs, sensory overload experiences, and stunning light shows.

Get lost in a state of trance and enjoy timeless melodies on your journey in the sounds of trance.

When is Dreamstate Festival

November 2022

Where is Dreamstate Festival

San Bernardino, CA

NOS Events Center

Event Info:


Ticket Links: Here

Key Highlights of Dreamstate Festival

  • State-of-the-art stages, sound and LED production, and festival performers
  • Massive event grounds at the NOS center with a wide variety of all things trance
  • Line-up to be determined but one can expect world-class trance acts
  • Insomniac backed Stages, Gourmet Food Trucks, and Art Installations

30. Lights All Night | NYE 2023 – 24

Festival Poster: Lights All Night

Dallas will once again be the place to be on New Year’s Eve with the return of the Lights All Night Festival.

This mega EDM music festival always brings in some of the top headliners in the industry, and this year is no exception.

If you’re looking to ring in 2024 with some of the best electronic music around, then be sure to check out Lights All Night in Dallas, TX.

When is Lights All Night Festival


Where is Lights All Night Festival

Dallas, TX

Dallas Market Hall

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Lights All Night Festival

  • Multi-day NYE massive
  • Top EDM talent with past headliners such as Above & Beyond, Deadmau5, Illenium, Sander, and DJ Snake
  • More details to come but history tells us Lights All Night in 2022 is sure to be a great festival

31. Decadence Festival | NYE | Denver, CO

Festival Poster: Decadence Festival Sourced from 2021 – 2022

When you think of a decadent New Year’s Eve celebration, what comes to mind?

For many people, an unforgettable night out on the town involves dressing up in your best rave clothes, enjoying delicious food and drinks, and dancing all night to some of the best DJs in the world.

If this sounds like your idea of a perfect way to ring in the new year, then you won’t want to miss Decadence Festival 2022-23 in Denver Colorado!

This massive event will take place over two nights (December 30th and 31st) at the Colorado Convention Center, and it is guaranteed to be packed with world-class talent.

So get ready to party like there’s no tomorrow – Decadence Festival is definitely not one you’ll want to miss. 

When is Decadence Festival


Where is Decadence Festival

Denver, CO

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Decadence Festival

  • Multi-day festival massive stages in the heart of summer in the mile-high city
  • Mix of all EDM genres perfect for all EDM enthusiasts
  • World-class stages, sound design, and festival performers
  • Top the line vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • The best and biggest New Year’s Eve parties to attend in Denver
  • World-class EDM headliners with past acts including Bassnectar, Cash Cash, FeedMe, Fisher, and Tiësto

32. Countdown NYE 2023 – 2024 | NOS Center

Countdown New Years Eve Invasion

As the clock ticks down to 2023, many people are already planning how they will celebrate New Year’s Eve.

If you’re looking for a wild and crazy way to ring in the new year, then an EDM music festival is the perfect option!

These massive parties feature some of the best DJs in the world spinning amazing tracks that will keep you dancing all night long.

So if you’re ready to party like there’s no tomorrow, check out one of these incredible EDM music festivals!

When is Countdown NYE


Where is Countown NYE

TBD but most likely NOS Events Center

Event Info:


Key Highlights of Countdown NYE

  • Mix of all EDM genres perfect for all EDM enthusiasts
  • World-class stages, sound design, and festival performers
  • Top the line vendors, food, art, and merchandise
  • The best and biggest New Year’s Eve party in Southern California
  • World-class EDM headliners with past acts including 4B, Audien, RL Grime, Troyboi, Afrojack, Lil Texas, Major Lazer, Deadmau5, and more

Final Remarks

The festival season is a time to let loose, have fun and enjoy the company of friends.

While the summer months are typically thought of as the peak season for festivals, we believe that the fall offers just as much potential for amazing events.

With so many great options available, we hope that you will take advantage of everything that EDM festivals have to offer in 2023.

From incredible music to mind-blowing visuals, these events provide opportunities for people to travel and explore new places.

We can’t wait to see what the future holds and hope that you will join us at some of the best EDM festivals around the world.

We hope you’re as excited about the festival season as we are.