The Top Electronic Music Festivals of 2022

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Looking for the best electronic music festivals to check out in 2022? Here’s our top picks!


In recent years, electronic music festivals have become some of the most popular events in the world. Tens of thousands of people flock to these festivals each year to see their favorite DJs and enjoy the unique experience that each one has to offer.

With so many different festivals to choose from, it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. To help you make your decision, we’ve compiled a list of the top electronic music festivals of 2022.

1. Tomorrowland (Belgium)
2. Ultra Music Festival (Miami, USA)
3. Electric Daisy Carnival (Las Vegas, USA)
4. Creamfields (United Kingdom)
5. Mysteryland (Netherlands)
6. Berlin Atonal (Germany)
7. Time Warp (Germany)
8. Sónar (Spain)
9. MUTEK (Montreal, Canada)


One of the most popular electronic music festivals in the world, Tomorrowland takes place in Belgium each year. The festival features a wide range of EDM genres, from dubstep and techno to house and trance. With a massive lineup of international DJs, Tomorrowland is a can’t-miss event for any serious electronic music fan.

EDC Las Vegas

In 2022, the top electronic music festivals around the world will be converging on Las Vegas for an unforgettable experience. The Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is one of the most popular and well-known festivals in the scene, and this year it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. This mega-festival will feature some of the biggest names in the business, including headliners like Alison Wonderland, Tiësto, and Armin van Buuren. With over 200 different DJs and performances spread out across eight different stages, this is one event that you definitely don’t want to miss.

Ultra Music Festival

Held in Miami, USA, the Ultra Music Festival is one of the most well-known and popular electronic music festivals in the world. The festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and has been held annually since then. The festival features various genres of electronic music, including house, techno, trance, electro, hardstyle, and more. Ultra is also known for its stellar lineup of DJs and producers, which has included everyone from Tiesto to Skrillex to Marshmello.


Creamfields is an electronic music festival held in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The festival is a three-day event that takes place on the August bank holiday weekend. The festival was founded in 1998 by the clubbing brand Cream. The first Creamfields took place on 27 August 1998 at Litton near Chester. The event was created as an alternative to the Gatecrasher Summer Sound System and attracted 10,000 people.

The festival has been held annually since then, except in 2002 and 2003 when it was cancelled due to poor ticket sales and venue problems respectively. In 2004, the festival relaunched with a new look and feel, and has continued to grow in popularity each year since. In 2008, Creamfields expanded to include a two-day event in Australia, which was held in Brisbane on 28–29 March 2009. This was followed by spin-off events in Abu Dhabi, Buenos Aires, Miami, Poland and Spain throughout 2009 and 2010. As of 2011, the festival has embarked on its first full world tour, taking in events across Europe, Asia and South America.


When it comes to electronic music festivals, there are literally hundreds to choose from all over the world. But, if you want to attend the best of the best, then you need to check out the top 10 electronic music festivals of 2022.

1. Tomorrowland – Boom, Belgium
2. Ultra Music Festival – Miami, Florida, USA
3. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival – Indio, California, USA
4. The Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
5. Creamfields – Daresbury, Cheshire, England
6. Sonic Mania – Tokyo, Japan
7. Newport Beach Music Festival – Newport Beach, California , USA
8. Samothraki Dance Festival – Samothraki Island , Greece
9. Sunburn Festival – Goa , India
10. Stereosonic- Perth , Australia

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