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8 Must-Go Winter Festivals

8 Winter Music Festivals to Escape the Cold

Just because summer ended doesn’t mean festival season is over! There are a ton of amazing festivals you can go to to escape the icy cold breeze. Trade-in your winter coat for swimsuits and tan lines with these hot festivals.

Crossroads Maldives
Cult Excape | Oct. 29 – Nov. 1

Cult Excape takes place in the Maldives, a place notorious for its luxurious clear blue water. Cult Excape is an all-new boutique event that is bringing world-class DJs to an idyllic location in the Indian Ocean for Halloween. In addition to great music, Cult Excape also offers activities such as water sports, pool parties, yoga, and more! Grab your tickets and check out all that Cult Excape has to offer here.

Time Warp NYC
Time Warp NYC | Nov. 19 – 20

Time Warp announces its 2021 USA lineup and returns to NYC at a brand new Brooklyn venue. The lineup is incredibly impressive with performances from Nina Kravis, Âme, and many more! There will also be special guests that you won’t want to miss. Check out the site and buy tickets here.

Art With Me Festival
Art With Me Festival | Nov. 26 -28

If you are an avid lover of art and music, you are in for a special treat with Art With Me. Art With Me takes place multiple days on the sandy beaches of Miami. The art installations and workshops are unique and will impact your creativity on every level. Buy tickets here!

Rakestella Festival
Rakastella Festival | Dec. 4

Overlooking the water at Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami is Rakastella Festival. This festival is a collaborative party by Life and Death and Innervision that emphasizes love for music, one another, and love for exotic locations. It also prides itself on being an eco-friendly musical experience! Learn more here.


SOUNDSTORM brings one of the most competitive lineups in the world with world-famous DJs to the stunning landscapes of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This year, there will be more than 150 headliners and international dance acts. Some of our favorite names on the lineup include Armin Van Buuren, Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, Amelie Lens, and Charlotte de Witte. You can’t miss this giant party! Check out the full lineup and everything else they have to offer here!

Ocaso Festival
Ocaso Festival | January 6 – 11

Taking place in the middle of winter is Costa Rica’s Ocaso Festival! You won’t be needing a jacket here while you dance under the hot sun! This festival provides an authentic mix of adventure and rich cultural escape while listening to your favorite house and techno artists. It will be an experience no one has experienced before! Discover more about Ocaso Festival here.

Envision Festival
Envision Festival | Feb. 21 – 28

If you miss Ocaso Festival and still want to go to an exotic festival in Costa Rica, Envision Festival is just for you! Envision celebrates its 11th edition in 2022 with next-level production by the mystical beaches of Uvita. The lineup is TBD, however, you can still purchase your ticket and check out footage of Envision’s 10th anniversary here.

SXM Festival
SXM Festival | March 9 – 13

For 5 days and 5 nights SXM transports you to a tropical techno escape on the island paradise of St. Martin. This Caribbean party with secluded beaches and lush jungles will take your breath away. The lineup will include more than 80 international DJs! Learn more here!



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