Top Ten Festivals

  • Our monthly guide to essential festivals from around the globe.


  • Aug 24, 2023

    From Italy's Monferrato hills to a warehouse space in São Paulo, here's where we're dancing in September.
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  • Jul 18, 2023

    Our latest list includes woodland raving in Pennsylvania, audiovisual spectacles in Montreal and world-class experimental music in a now-decommissioned power plant near Budapest.
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  • Jun 23, 2023

    Next month's tips include eco-conscious partying in Belgium, bass with a mountain backdrop in Canada and dancing by the sea in Croatia.
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  • May 22, 2023

    In June, go dancing on the grounds of an Italian villa, inside striking venues in Kaunas or by the River Clyde in Glasgow.
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  • Apr 19, 2023

    Looking for a festival in May? From Thessaloniki to Kyoto, we highlight ten of the best from around the world.
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  • Mar 14, 2023

    From experimental sounds in a Swedish church to trance on a beach in Taiwan, here are the best festivals happening in April.
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  • Feb 16, 2023

    This month's tips include dancing on Colombia's Caribbean coastline, in the Tauherenikau area of New Zealand's North Island and beneath the Hong Kong skyline.
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  • Jan 5, 2023

    Our top picks for the beginning of the year include dancing in a Parisian museum, at a holiday park in Germany and on the beach in Costa Rica.
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  • Nov 23, 2022

    From hyperpop in Belgium to drum & bass in Brazil and Hessle Audio in India, we highlight the best festivals happening this December.
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  • Oct 25, 2022

    Dance in industrial warehouses, up in the mountains and in historic city centre buildings. Here are our top ten festivals in November.
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  • Sep 27, 2022

    From 20th-century theatres in Portugal to warehouse raves in North Carolina, here are our tips for the best festivals happening in October.
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  • Aug 17, 2022

    Come September, we're dancing at a former ammunition depot in the Netherlands, on the water's edge in Croatia and in Field Maneuvers' mind-bending laser dome.
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  • Jul 21, 2022

    From queer camping extravaganzas to multiple festivals making triumphant returns for the first time since 2019, these are our picks for ending summer on a high note.
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  • Jun 23, 2022

    The pioneers of UK dance music take over a 19th-century castle, plus abundant possibilities to rave by the beach. Our guide to the best summer festivals right here.
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  • May 12, 2022

    Dance under the midnight sun in Finland or head to London's Peckham Rye Park. We count down the very best festivals happening next month.
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  • Apr 26, 2022

    It's a "Rave New World." Bang Face Weekender in Southport and New York’s WIRE FESTIVAL where techno legends convene, make it onto May's festival round up.
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  • Mar 28, 2022

    Looking for a festival in April? Consider raving in an overgrown aquatic complex or a vast limestone cave. Our monthly round-up returns with recommendations sourced from around the world.
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