Festival of the Dead brings its deathly fiesta to cities across the UK, infusing elements of carnival, circus, theatre and clubbing into a night of ghostly hedonism inspired by the Mexican holiday The Day of the Dead.
Jamie Jones brings his Paradise clubbing brand to The Depot. Expect the very best in underground house and techno from some very experienced party-starters.
Camden Oktoberfest brings the traditional Bavarian festival to north London's Electric Ballroom for four Saturdays, transforming the venue into a decked-out beer hall complete with long wooden tables and bunting.
Creamfields is the UK's biggest dance music festival, bringing the biggest artists from across the electronic music spectrum to Daresbury each August bank holiday.
Don Diablo has been filling headline slots all summer and now he's bringing his style electronic dance music to South London for one huge, energetic show.
Wheels and Fins Festival is a boutique music and action sports festival on Kent's Joss Bay Beach, showcasing a huge lineup that goes from rock and indie to drum and bass and garage.
I Love Urban Indoor Music Festival is a an all-night party held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. With a lineup spanning all things urban, I Love Urban Indoor Music Festival also boasts spectacular dance shows, entertainment and fireworks. Oh, and the festival takes its 'white' theme pretty seriously, so make sure to wear a white top!
A Day at the Park is an electronic music festival in Rotterdam. Proclaiming its tenth edition as the final one in 2017, the festival is coming out of retirement in 2019.
AMF (Amsterdam Music Festival) is the home of EDM, taking place in Dutch Capital. Partnered with DJ Mag, this is where the publication reveals it yearly rankings.
Drumcode Festival is a techno music festival in Amsterdam. After a sold out inaugural edition last year, the festival is back in the Dutch capital's NDSM cultural hub and has even added a second day.
Essential Festival is a multi-genre music festival in Oost-Maarland, Maastricht, Netherlands. Mixing live acts and DJs, the festival is a classic one day retreat from urban life.
Parels van de Stad Festival is a dance music festival in Amsterdam. After a successful inaugural edition in 2018, the festival is looking to be even better heading into its second year.
Sunglow Festival is an electronic music festival held in Mijnsheerenland, The Netherlands. Specialising in harder styles, the festival's lineup features stars of hardcore, gabber, hardstyle and more.
TIKTAK Festival is an dance music and hip hop festival in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, put on by one of the most prolific promoters in the country.
France’s premier seen-them-here-first festival, Trans Musicales sweeps through the genre spectrum from rock, pop and folk to RnB, hip-hop and electronic music, picking up cartloads of gems year after year.
Cezanne Marseille Tattoo Convention is a tattoo & body art convention held in Marseille in the South of France.
Elektric Park is a dance music festival held on an island in the river Seine, just outside the centre of Paris. The one-day party runs morning to night, with a diverse lineup of dance music names taking to the festival's stages.
Issoudun Reggae Temple is a reggae, dub, ska and ragga music festival that takes place in the titular town of Issoudun in central France.
Motocultor Festival is a heavy metal festival held each summer in the northwest of France, close to the town of Saint-Nolff. Over three days the rural site hosts giants of the scene on a lineup that covers the metal genre in its myriad forms; thrash, black, death, industrial, groove and more.
Pitchfork Music Festival Paris is the French capital's edition of the global music festival series.
Contact Festival is a multi-venue techno music festival in Munich, Germany. Returning for the '6th Encounter', the all-day, all-day night rave is held across three neighbouring converted industrial spaces on the same street, continuing to invite a wealth of the most internationally recognisable artists in the realm of techno and beyond to play the impressive industrial halls that brim with adoring ravers.
Toxicator is a German harder styles music festival held inside Mannheim's Maimarkthalle, combining a myriad of sounds from the harder styles end of the electronic music spectrum in an all-night party in December.
Time Warp DE is undoubtedly Europe's, if not the world's archetypal techno music festival. The festival held in Mannheim, the iconic bastion of techno, has celebrated the electronic music genre for over 25 years. And counting.
MAYDAY Dortmund is one of Europe's most famous dance events, having thrown some of the continent's most hedonistic raves for the best part of the last 30 years.
Electrique Baroque is an electronic music festival in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
New Horizons is an EDM and electronic music festival in Nürburg, Germany.Dubbed 'seven festivals in one', the futuristic utopia merges elements from across the dance music spectrum seeing over 150 DJ's perform in and around one of Germany's most iconic locations;
Pumpkin Germany - Broken Therapy is a Halloween music festival specialising in the harder styles.
Summer Breeze Open Air is an annual heavy metal music festival held in the historic Bavarian town of Dinkelsbühl, Germany.
Syndicate Festival, held in Dortmund, Germany is a harder styles party that takes place every October.
Aquasella is a long-running electronic music festival, held across a summer weekend in rural northern Spain. For more than twenty years the festival has played host to an array of underground house and techno's most respected purveyors – Carl Cox, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Laurent Garnier and Ben Klock to name just a few.
BIME Live is an indoor music festival held each Autumn in the Spanish city of Bilbao. Taking place in the impressive halls of the BEC – Bilbao Exhibiton Centre – the two-day festival offers a diverse lineup of performers that span genres and generations.
Caravan Sur is a music festival in Seville, Spain, that showcases acts from the worlds of classic rock, blues, funk, soul, Latin rock and reggae.
DGTL Barcelona is an electronic music festival held in the famous Spanish city. An off-shoot of the long-running Dutch festival, the Barcelona edition is now well-established itself having been held in the Parc del Fòrum since 2015.
Donostia Festibala is an alternative music festival held at the end of each summer on the Spanish city of San Sebastián, on the country's north coast.
Dreambeach Villaricos is an enormous dance music festival held on the sands of Playa de Villaricos on Spain's Costa Almería.
Fort Festival is a celebration of the finest underground electronic music, set against the arresting backdrop of a historic hill-top fort in Tossa de Mar, Spain.
Medusa Festival is a dance music festival in Cullera, Spain. On the Valencian town's beach, celebrated DJs from both the mainstream and the underground join forces on a lineup packed with electronic music talent.
Oceanbeat Ibiza is an all-inclusive boat party experience that sets sail on the waters of the White Isle throughout the summer.
Stoke Villa Ibiza is Stoke Travel's summer-long home on the famous Balearic party island, taking up residence in San Llorenç de Balafia, Ibiza from the beginning of June to mid-September.
LXM Festival is an electronic music festival in Lisbon, Portugal. Having evolved through the years in their home city, LX Music continue to grow with a landmark new event – a three day festival that captures everything they have done so far.
Neopop Festival is a hugely well-loved underground electronic music festival which takes place each summer in Viana do Castelo, Portugal
VillaMix Lisboa is a satellite event of the famous Brazilian festival series, taking place in Lisbon's Altice Arena across two days this September.
Paredes de Coura Festival is an alternative music festival in northern Portugal. Situated in the scenic riverside Praia do Taboão, the festival's location is almost unrivalled in terms of natural beauty, with picturesque woodland and inviting waters open for exploration.
Glitch Festival is back at its Maltese house and techno fortress for the fourth time this August, showcasing royalty such as Ben Klock, Carl Cox, Bicep and Helena Hauff on the beautiful Mediterranean island.
Lattexplus Festival is a two-day electronic music in the historic city of Florence, Italy.
Movement Torino is an electronic music festival, held each year in the northern Italian cultural city of Turin.
Time Warp US is the American offshoot festival from the famed electronic music brand. Taking place in The Bronx's New York Expo Center, the festival will be two days of the biggest and best techno artists in the world.
Lights All Night is a dance music festival in Dallas, Texas. Marking an anniversary that few festivals achieve, the festival is heading into its 10th edition this year.
Dirtybird Campout is a unique multi-genre music festival with an adult summer camp vibe in Waterford, California. Taking place the beginning of October, Dirtybird invites you to dig out your childish side and leave frantic city life at home.
Groove Island is an dance music festival on Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of Long Beach, California. Brand new this year, the festival is put on by the people behind Groove Cruise.
Halifax Pop Explosion is an alternative music festival in Nova Scotia's capital city. Founded in 1992, the festival is one of Canada's most established musical events.
Levitation is an alternative and psychedelic rock festival in Austin, Texas. Formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, the festival has amassed a cult following over its 11 editions.
Polaris Festival is an electronic music and snow-sports festival held in the luxurious Alpine village of Verbier, Switzerland.
Snowbombing is Europe's largest show on snow, showcasing a diverse music lineup on the renowned slopes of Austria's Mayrhofen ski resort each April.
Caprices Festival is a famous electronic music festival held in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana. Fans of underground house and techno are now well aware that the mountain-top party is one of the finest meeting points for the scene's most respected names.
Elevate festival is both an experimental and alternative music and arts festival, as well as a political conference in Graz, Austria.
WOW Glacier Love Festival 2019 is an electronic music and winter-sport festival in Kaprun, Austria. The perfect start to the wintry season with Isreali psytrance icons Vini Vici, bassy beats will no doubt bring the heat. 2019
Cretelia Festival is a multi-genre music festival in Matala, on the Greek Island of Crete
Defected Croatia is back at Tisno's beautiful Garden Resort in summer 2019, once again bringing with them a sunshine lineup of house and disco to the idyllic Croatian shores.
Outlook is Croatia's number one bass music festival, celebrating all things soundsystem within the illuminating walls of Pula's Fort Punta Christo and its 2000-year-old Roman amphitheatre.
Reworks is a Greek electronic music and visual arts festival, held every September in the city of Thessaloniki. Consistently showcasing new trends and underground talent, the festival is now one of Europe's most creative and innovative.
Sea Dance is an electronic and pop music festival on the beautiful Montenegro coast, bringing some of the world's finest DJs and artists from across the EDM, house, techno and pop spectrum to Budva each year.
Sonar Athens is the Greek edition of the influential electronic music festival. Based in Barcelona, the music and digital arts festival now hosts satellite events around the world.
Apokalypsa is celebrating its 20th anniversary this November. As the first techno event on such a large scale in Morava back in 1999, the festival has steadily risen to become one of Czechia's most adored and respected dance events. As per usual the night will centre around three stages, each dedicated to the best of classic techno, hard techno, and deep house/tech house.
X-Massacre is one of Prague's most hardcore electronic music festivals, showcasing a high-octane lineup that encompasses hardcore, tekno, neurofunk and other variations of the harder music styles; it's a festive rave that truly propels you into the Christmas spirit.
Bloody Sexy Halloweekend returns once again - as central Europe's biggest Halloween party, the huge SaSaZu club swarms with zombies, ghosts and vampires in search of a blood-sucking good time.
Imagination is a harder-styles-centric music festival in the Czech Republic capital Prague.
Transmission is Europe's, if not the world's biggest dedicated trance music festivals.
Budafest is an electronic music festival in the Hungarian capital. An all out party, the festival curates a lineup of creative DJs outside of the mainstream.
Dava Festival is a techno festival held in the medieval citadel of Sighisoara, Romania. Sighisoara has maintained its resplendence since the 13th century and serves as the ideal backdrop for Dava to inject a new lease of life into the preserved citadel.
Undercity Festival 2019 is the techno music festival in Warsaw, Poland.
Now in its sixth year, Wonderfruit returns to The Fields at Siam Country Club once again for another unforgettable journey of musical and artistic discovery in the gorgeous Thai countryside.
Sunburn Festival is Asia's biggest electronic music festival, and this December the festival returns to its homeland – Goa – for three sprawling days of house, EDM and pop on Vagator Beach.
Sunny Side Up Tropical Festival celebrates its sixth edition at Bali's Manarai Beach House this August with Flume, Grace Carter and more.
MOGA is an electronic music festival held in the historic port city of Essaouira, in Morocco.
Returning for its fifth year, Morocco's Oasis Festival has now established itself as a leader in North Africa’s thriving festival scene. Embedded in the cool shade of the Atlas Mountains a short drive from the centre of Marrakech, Oasis will again be hosted in the luxury Fellah Hotel, where a philosophy of wellness & heritage provides a rejuvenating base to party poolside late into the night.
Les Dunes Electroniques is an electric festival at Ong Jmal in Nefta, Tunisia. Famed for being the setting of Luke Skywalker's hometown of Mos Espa in the original Star Wars film franchise, the location of this 30-hour rave is like none other, with sand dunes and traditional Tunisian domed houses in the backdrop of the festival's two stages, which will host 30 of the best acts from Tunisia and the global underground electronic music scene.