EDM festivals are unique, inclusive celebrations of the EDM music genre. They are also the highest grossing and attended music festivals around the world. In this article, we are going to explore some of the top EDM festivals on the planet.

Electric Daisy Carnival
The Electric Daisy Carnival was born as a rave in Los Angeles, California in 1997. Today, it is held in multiple locations including the United Kingdom. This event has the largest main stage area anywhere on the planet complete with lasers, lights and more. It’s the most popular festival outside of Europe. It includes such acts as Benny Benassi, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Paul Oakenfold, and Subfocus.

Stereosonic is Australia’s biggest music festival. It is a multi-arena, multi-metropolis event and includes Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. This attendance-breaking event features some of the best Australian and international acts including Avicii, Calvin Harris, Paul Harris, Kaz James, Kevin Saunderson, Tiesto, Trentemoller, and many others.

Sunburn Music Festival
The annual Sunburn Music Festival is held in Goa, India. Launched in 2008, it is reportedly a must do on the world the official EDM tour calendar. This eclectic dance scene hosts as many locals as it does visitors. It has become one of the best EDM events due to its beachside venue and an A-List lineup which includes the likes of Nadia Ali, Paul Van Dyk, Sasha, and Roger Sanchez to name but a few.

The International Dance Music Award-winning event known as Tomorrowland is an immersive music festival held over a July weekend in the town of Boom which is 16 miles from the country’s diamond capital, Antwerp. It features 16 sound stages and some of the most sought-after international electronic dance music heavyweights such as Afrojack, Avicii, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Hardwell, Paul Oakenfold, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, and several additional acts.

Ultra Music Festival
Founded in 1999, the popular Ultra Music Festival is held on a December weekend in Miami’s well-known Bayfront Park, Florida. Held during the yearly Winter Music Conference, the festival receives heavy media coverage and is attended by numerous disc jockeys who wish to debut their new music mixes. Noteworthy DJs who have performed in the past include Above & Beyond, Steve Aoki, Avicii, Armin Van Buuren, deadmau5, David Guetta, Sasha & Digweed, and Tiesto.