The Biggest Electronic Music Festivals in the World

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Looking for the biggest and best electronic music festivals in the world? Look no further! We’ve got the ultimate guide to the top festivals, featuring the biggest names in EDM.


Electronic music festivals are a dime a dozen these days, but there are still some that stand out above the rest. These are the biggest and best of the bunch, attracting huge crowds and top-notch talent from all over the world.

1. Tomorrowland (Belgium)
2. Ultra Music Festival (USA)
3. TomorrowWorld (USA)
4. Electric Daisy Carnival (USA)
5. Mysteryland (Netherlands)
6. Creamfields (UK)
7. Global Gathering (UK)
8.Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (USA)
9. Wireless Festival (UK)
10. Mayday (Germany)


Headliners (2017): Axwell & Ingrosso, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki

Tomorrowland is an electronic music festival held in Boom, Belgium. The festival was first held in 2005 and has been held annually since. It has now become one of the world’s largest and most notable music festivals.

Ultra Music Festival

The Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in the city of Miami, Florida. The festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and is named after the 1997 Depeche Mode album, Ultra.

Ultra Music Festival is one of the most popular electronic music festivals in the world and features a wide variety of EDM genres including house, trance, techno, drum and bass, and more. The festival is also known for its live performances, which often feature celebrity DJs and producers.

In recent years, Ultra Music Festival has expanded to include events in other cities around the world, such as Buenos Aires, Seoul, São Paulo, Lisbon, Tokyo, andRio de Janeiro.

Electric Daisy Carnival

Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC, is one of the biggest electronic music festivals in the world. The festival is a three-day event held in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features some of the biggest names in the EDM scene.

Over 400,000 people attend the festival each year, making it one of the most popular EDM festivals in the world. The festival has been held annually since 1997, and has been held in various locations around the United States.


Creamfields is one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals, held in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The festival, which was founded in 1998 by Cream founder and former Ministry of Sound head Paul Oakenfold, attracts around 70,000 people each year. The four-day event features a variety of electronic music genres including house, techno, trance, drum and bass, and more. Headliners have included Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Fatboy Slim, Skrillex, and deadmau5.


In conclusion, electronic music festivals have become some of the biggest and most popular events in the world. With so many different types of music to choose from, there is something for everyone at these festivals. Whether you are looking for a specific type of music or just want to experience a wide variety of sounds, these festivals are definitely worth checking out.

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