The Best Electronic Music Festivals in the World

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From Tomorrowland to Burning Man, check out our list of the best electronic music festivals in the world!


In recent years, electronic music festivals have become some of the most popular events in the world, with millions of people attending each year. These festivals are a celebration of all things electronic music, with top DJs and producers playing to huge crowds of enthusiastic fans.

There are now hundreds of electronic music festivals taking place across the globe each year, so it can be tough to decide which ones are worth attending. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of some of the best electronic music festivals in the world. Whether you’re looking for a huge festival like Tomorrowland or Ultra Music Festival, or something a little more intimate like Secret Solstice or BPM Festival, there’s sure to be an event on this list that’s perfect for you.


Tomorrowland is one of the most famous electronic music festivals in the world, and it takes place in Boom, Belgium. The festival attracts over 400,000 people from all over the globe, and it features some of the biggest names in electronic music. If you’re looking for a festival that has it all, Tomorrowland is definitely worth checking out.

EDC Las Vegas

Held in Las Vegas, Nevada, EDC Las Vegas is one of the biggest and most well-known electronic music festivals in the world. The festival attracts attendees from all over the globe, with over 135,000 people attending in 2017. The festival features a wide range of electronic music, from trance and techno to house and dubstep, making it a paradise for any electronic music fan.


Creamfields is an annual electronic dance music festival held in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The festival, which is a spin-off from Liverpool’s Cream nightclub, was founded by gateway drugs DJ Paul Oakenfold and club owners James Barton and Andy Carroll. More than 70,000 people attended the first Creamfields in August 1998. Since then the festival has grown in both size and popularity, with attendance now exceeding 150,000.

Creamfields is renowned for its huge dance tents and main stage area, which have featured some of the world’s most popular DJs and live acts including TiĆ«sto, David Guetta, deadmau5 and Swedish House Mafia. The festival also prides itself on its eclectic mix of music, with tents and stages dedicated to different genres such as techno, trance, drum & bass and dubstep.


Mysteryland is an electronic music festival that takes place in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands. The festival was first held in 1993, and it has been held every year since then. Mysteryland is one of the longest running electronic music festivals in the world, and it is also one of the most popular. The festival attracts over 30,000 people each year, and it has a very diverse lineup of artists.

Mysteryland is known for its wide range of activities and attractions, as well as its great music. The festival has a main stage, where the biggest names in electronic music perform, but there are also smaller stages for more underground artists. In addition to the music, there are also a variety of other activities to enjoy at Mysteryland, including art installations, food trucks, and more.


In conclusion, there are many great electronic music festivals around the world. While each festival has its own unique atmosphere, all of them offer a great experience for fans of electronic music. If you have the opportunity to attend one of these festivals, you are sure to have a great time.

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