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The Best EDM Festivals In The US

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Vote up the festivals that deserve to be raved about the most.

Hundreds of thousands of people flock to the best EDM festivals in the USA every year. Devoted dance music fans are willing to travel across the country, or even the world, for the biggest EDM festivals, whether they prefer the balmy Miami weather of Florida’s Ultra Music Festival, or the all-night parties of EDC Las Vegas. From raves in big cities like Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas, Texas, to gatherings in the deserts of California and forests of Michigan, the American music festivals come in a variety of forms. However, the best fests all have one thing in common: they recruit top DJs for their lineups year after year because they put on an experience like nothing else on the market. 

This list of good EDM festivals includes shows from across all electronic music genres - from techno to dubstep, all are welcome here. Additionally, there are a number of entries which aren’t dance-music exclusive. Coachella and Bonnaroo, for instance, make the cut because each year they host electronic lineups that rival any Insomniac event. Finally, this list only includes events that are currently being produced in 2020 and beyond; canceled concerts or ones on hiatus do not qualify for inclusion (with the exception of festivals like Ultra and SXSW that have been postponed or canceled due to the Coronavirus outbreak). 

What are your top 10 EDM festivals in the US? Which upcoming lineups are so stacked that you find yourself thinking, “I wish this festival were near me!”? It’s up to you to decide which of these massive events takes home the gold, so vote up the EDM festivals that drop the bass the hardest, and vote down the ones that you feel drop the ball.

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