Electronic Music Festivals in Florida

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Looking for something fun to do in Florida this summer? Check out our guide to the best electronic music festivals happening in the state! From Miami to Orlando, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


Florida is known for its beautiful beaches and sunny weather, but it is also home to a vibrant music scene. Every year, electronic music fans from all over the world flock to the state to attend some of the biggest and best festivals in the world.

Whether you’re a fan of EDM, house, techno, or any other type of electronic music, there’s sure to be a festival in Florida that’s perfect for you. Here are just some of the electronic music festivals that take place in the state each year:

-Ultra Music Festival: This world-renowned festival takes place in Miami each year and features some of the biggest names in electronic music. If you’re looking for a truly international experience, Ultra is definitely the festival for you.

-Electric Daisy Carnival: This massive festival takes place in Orlando each year and features over 100 different DJs and producers. With seven different stages spread out across the festival grounds, there’s something for everyone at Electric Daisy Carnival.

-Sunburn Festival: Another great option for those looking for an international experience, Sunburn takes place on an idyllic beach in Panama City Beach each year. With a lineup that features both local and international talent, Sunburn is not to be missed.

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival held on the Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee, Florida. The festival features a diverse lineup of musical acts, as well as art installations, camping, and other activities.

The first Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival was held in March 2016, and featured headlining performances by Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Skrillex, and Bassnectar. In 2017, the festival expanded to four days and featured headlining performances by Tool, Chance the Rapper, Usher & The Roots, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, and Wiz Khalifa.

The 2018 edition of the festival will be held from March 1-4 and will feature headlining performances by Arcade Fire, Bassnectar, Halsey, Foster the People, and Snoop Dogg & Friends.

Miami Music Week

Miami Music Week (MMW) is an annual music conference and festival held in Miami, Florida. The event is a gathering of electronic music fans, artists, and industry professionals from around the world. MMW is one of the largest electronic music events in the United States, with over 100,000 attendees annually.

The week-long event features panels, workshops, networking events, and parties at nightclubs and music venues across Miami. The conference culminates with the Ultra Music Festival, one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world. MMW is a production of the Disk Union Group, an international media and entertainment company.

In 2017, MMW will take place from March 20-26.

Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place in Miami, Florida. The festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and is produced and promoted by the entertainment company, Ultra Enterprises. The festival features performances by some of the world’s top DJs and producers, as well as live bands and other electronic music acts. Ultra is one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world, with an estimated attendance of over 165,000 people in 2014.

Sunshine Music Festival

Sunshine Music Festival is an annual electronic music festival that is held in various locations throughout Florida, USA. The festival was founded in 2012 by music promoter Alex Toth, and has become one of the most popular electronic music festivals in the state. Sunshine Music Festival features a wide variety of electronic music genres, including house, techno, drum & bass, dubstep, and trance. The festival also features live art installations, food trucks, and a variety of other vendors.


In conclusion, these are some of the many electronic music festivals that take place in Florida throughout the year. There are also many smaller scale events that occur on a weekly or monthly basis. With such a vibrant and thriving music scene, it’s no wonder that Florida is one of the top tourist destinations in the world.

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