The Best Electronic Dance Music Festivals of 2019

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Looking for the best EDM festivals to add to your 2019 festival lineup? Check out our list of the top festivals around the world, from Tomorrowland to Ultra Music Festival.


As the warmer months approach, so does festival season. For fans of electronic dance music, that means it’s time to start planning which festivals to hit up. While there are EDM festivals all over the world, some stand out above the rest. Here are 10 of the best EDM festivals of 2019.

1. Ultra Music Festival – Miami, FL, USA

March 29-31, 2019

Ultra Music Festival is one of the biggest and most well-known EDM festivals in the world. The festival takes place in Miami, Florida and features some of the biggest names in electronic dance music. This year’s lineup includes DJs like Tiesto, Martin Garrix, and David Guetta.

2. Tomorrowland – Boom, Belgium

July 26-28, 2019

Tomorrowland is an annual electronic music festival held in Boom, Belgium. The festival is known for its amazing production values and massive lineup of world-renowned DJs. This year’s lineup includes Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.

3. Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) – Las Vegas, NV , USA
May 17-19, 2019

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is an annual electronic dance music festival held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The festival is known for its elaborate stage productions and big name DJs. This year’s lineup includes Calvin Harris, Diplo, and Kygo.

4. Creamfields – Cheshire , UK August 22-25 , 2019

Creamfields is an annual electronic dance music festival held in Cheshire , UK . The festival is known for its huge lineup of DJ s and its immersive stage productions . This year ‘s lineup includes deadmau5 , Eric Prydz , and Martin Garrix .

What to Expect at an EDM Festival

Although often thought of as a fairly recent phenomenon, electronic dance music festivals have been around since the late 1970s. Today, these festivals are some of the most popular music events in the world, attracting huge crowds of people who come to dance and listen to the latest in EDM.

The Music

No two electronic dance music festivals are alike, but there are some common threads that you can expect to find at most of them. First and foremost, of course, is the music. EDM festivals always feature a lineup of the biggest names in the genre, as well as up-and-coming artists that are worth checking out. The music will be nonstop, so be prepared to dance your heart out all day and night!

The Crowd

No matter what festival you attend, you can expect a lot of people. An EDM festival is no different. In fact, EDM festivals tend to be more crowded than most because of the popularity of the genre. And, because of the popularity of the genre, you can also expect a lot of people to be wearing EDM-themed clothing. This includes clothing with designs that feature popular EDM artists or logos.

The Venue

Most electronic music festivals are held outdoors, but there are a few that are indoors. The majority of festivals are one- or two-day events, but there are some that last a whole weekend. Most festivals have different stages with different artists playing at different times, but there are also some that have only one stage.

The venue for an electronic music festival is usually a large open space such as a park, beach, or field. The stages are usually set up at one end of the venue with the rest of the area left open for people to dance and socialize. There will usually be food and drink vendors set up around the perimeter of the venue.

The Best EDM Festivals of 2019

Electronic Dance Music festivals are a great way to experience the best that the genre has to offer. From the biggest and best-known festivals like Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival, to more niche and intimate gatherings, there’s an EDM festival for everyone. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best EDM festivals of 2019.


Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium. Tomorrowland was first held in 2005, and has since become one of the world’s largest and most notable music festivals. Participants often dress up in elaborate costumes, and the festival features a wide variety of electronic music genres, as well as other attractions such as firework displays and rides. Tomorrowland has won several awards, including the International Dance Music Award for “Best Music Event” in 2013 and 2014.

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.

The festival occurs on packed city streets and features multiple stages of live music from a variety of genres including house, techno, trance, drum and bass, dubstep, and more. Ultra Music Festival is widely considered to be one of the premier electronic music festivals in the world and has won the IDMA award for “World’s Best Music Event” six times.

In 2019, Ultra Music Festival will take place from March 29-31.

Electric Daisy Carnival

Formally known as EDC, the Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the most popular and well-known electronic dance music festivals in the world. Held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the festival attracts hundreds of thousands of people from all over the globe each year.

The festival features a wide variety of electronic dance music, from dubstep and trance to hardstyle and house. There are also a number of different stages set up around the festival grounds, each with its own unique atmosphere.

In addition to the music, the Electric Daisy Carnival also features a number of carnival rides and games, as well as art installations and performances.


After taking a look at the best electronic dance music festivals of 2019, it’s easy to see why this type of event is so popular. With an energetic atmosphere, great music, and plenty of people to meet, an EDM festival is the perfect way to let loose and have a good time. So whether you’re a fan of the genre or just looking for a new way to party, be sure to check out one of these festivals this year.

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