Do you like wearing flower crowns, painting your face, and music? If yes, then music festivals are the perfect place for you to go with friends and have a great time. Don’t know which ones to go to? Here are the hottest festivals coming up that you can’t miss:
When: June 2-4, 2017
Where: Randall’s Island, NY
Gov Ball is a contemporary music festival that was created six years ago with over 60 artists of all genres across 4 stages. After music, the next priority is the delicious food of some of the best eats in town. With help from The Infatuation, Gov Ball picks amazing restaurants, food trucks, and menus that showcase why NYC is the foodie capital of the world. In addition to the mouth watering food and fantastic music, you can have some fun while playing mini golf, rock out at silent discos, snap pictures with new or old friends in the interactive photo booths, play life-size board games, and engage in the magic of the festival. Gov Ball boasts street artists from all around the city to “capture the NYC spirit and authentically color the urban festival experience.”
When: April 14-16, 21-13, 2017
Where: Indio, CA
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is by far one of the most diverse festivals around, while staying committed to efforts that contribute to the advancement of the Coachella Valley. Every year, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival gathers many original, large-scale, and site-specific art installations to be displayed around campgrounds and the festival. Art may include established and up-and-coming artists that provide a fundamental element of the Coachella experience that makes each year different. Coachella also offers more delicious food than you could eat in a single weekend. There are over 100 vendors that serve everything from wood-fired pizza and hand-crafted burgers, to authentic street tacos and fresh-from-the-wok pad thai. Coachella also caters to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free attendees. With so many options for every taste-bud and price, you will never never go hungry at this festival. In addition to one of a kind art and meals, you will find a blend of music from almost every genre. Just some artists from this year’s line up include: Bastille, Capital Cities, DJ Snake, and Lady Gaga. You will be partying to their music till the sun goes down with the most amazing views of the Coachella Valley. At the end of a long day, you will be able to sleep under the stars in your very own tent! Coachella is truly a music festival and experience unlike any other.
When: June 22-25, June 29 – July 2, 2017
Where: Rothbury, MI
Electric Forest Festival is an eight day, two weekend multi-genre event, with a focus on electronic and jam band genres, held in Rothbury, Michigan, at the Double JJ Resort.
When: August 3-6, 2017
Where: Grant Park, Chicago, IL
Lollapalooza is a four day festival that was started in 1991. The fest is around a mile long with eight stages and over 170 bands from around the world! Lollapalooza is an unforgettable event. It is way more than music. At Lolla, if “your ears ever get tired”, there are many things at Grant Park to keep you entertained. In the past, there has been everything from a high-tech lemonade stand to a pop-up piano bar. There are also basic festival necessities such as free water filling stations and charging stations at your convenience. You will also find the festival art market. This is your go-to shopping destination for lifestyle goods and festival fashion. You can pickup anything from “Lolla garb”, an upcycled accessory, or a new extension to your art collection.