Looking for a fun weekend getaway filled with music, art, friends, and hopefully sunshine? Not sure which festival to go to this year? ABCey Events has created a list of the Top 10 festivals coming your way in 2017!
Festivals of 2017
Dates: April 14 – 16 & April 21 – 23 | Location: Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA |Tickets
Info: One of the most well known annual festivals held, Coachella will not disappoint with Queen Bey headlining both weekends! Tickets are very hard to come by, make sure to look at sites like stub hub!
Dates: May 24 – 29 | Location: San Antonio Recreation Center, Bradley, CA | Tickets
Info: Put on by The Do LaB, Lightning in a Bottle aims to promote sustainability, social cohesion, personal health and creative expression. It is also very kid friendly!
Dates: May 26 – 28 | Location: Napa Valley, CA | Tickets
Info: A different kind of Napa Valley getaway! Combines the amazing wines and brews of Napa with a music festival – you can’t go wrong with this festival!
Dates: May 28 – 30 | Location: Moapa River Indian Reservation, Las Vegas, NV | Tickets
Info: This is a smaller more exclusive version of Burning Man that includes incredible music, visionary speakers, inspirational art and human connection.
Dates: June 16 – 19 | Location: Wolf Run Ranch, Dulfur, OR | Tickets
Info: What the Festival has classic festival vibes with great electronic and live music while upping the game by adding massive pools for attendees to hang out in!
Dates: June 8 – 11 | Location: Manchester, TN | Tickets
Info: Bonnaroo is often called the best festival of the summer. The four day long festival aims to support recycling and sustainability. You can show off your girl scout knowledge when you attend this ultimate camping and festival combination. Bonnaroo also boasts family friendly camp grounds and welcomes festival goers of all ages.
Dates: August 3 – 6 | Location: Grant Park, Chicago, IL | Tickets
Info: Music can range from EDM to heavy metal and alternative rock. Aside from featuring over 170+ bands, Lollapalooza also hosts non profit and political groups for you to check out. Food offered at the event is all from local Chicago restaurants.
Dates: August 11 – 14 | Location: Salmo River Ranch, BC, Canada | Tickets
Info: Looking to travel to a different country? Shambhala is the festival for you! Located in British Columbia, Canada this festival is celebrating twenty years old this August! With four days filled of enchanting electronic music this experience festival will be one for the books!
Dates: August 27 – September 4 | Location: Black Rock City, NV |Tickets
Info: The OG music festival. This is the ultimate transformational festival that is much less centered on the music and featured artists and more on the overall experience. During the festival Black Rock City, a temporary community is created for just the span of the festival. Burning Man doesn’t even book acts basing the festival entirely the people to attend to make their own art and share it with everyone else.
Dates: October 6 – 8 & October 13 – 15 | Location: Zilker Park, Austin, TX | Tickets
Info: This festival is inspired by the PBS concert series that also bares the same name. Produced by the same people that make Lollapalooza, ACL has now branched out to have two full weekends of great music, food and people!