For many parts of the world the turning leaves of fall signal 2 things: winter is coming, and festival season is coming to a close.
As the winter chill sets into our homes and our hearts, outdoor shows become a figment of the imagination as hopes for the next music festival rest with the impending spring.
However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Many music festivals are picking up the torch and lighting the way through the cold and on to boogie bliss. If you’re wondering what’s out there and looking for the perfect music festival to hit this winter, then you’ve come to the right place.
Here are 6 winter music festivals to melt the ice:
The BPM Festival
The BPM Festival is everything that’s good in life in one perfect package. Taking place over 10 days in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, BPM gathers the dance music’s top tastemakers on the golden shores of the Mayan Riviera for a yearly party for the record books.
Featuring Jamie Jones, Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Skream, Danny Daze, DJ Tennis, Pete Tong, Luciano, andhim, Guy Gerber, Art Department, and 100+ more artists on their phase 1 lineup alone – The BPM Festival is supreme in their dedication to bringing the beats to the beaches.
You can grab your ticket to The BPM Festival here.
Envision Festival brings the transformative spirit to Costa Rica in February 2016 with Shpongle, Beats Antique, Random Rab, Bedouin, Spoonbill, Dimond Saints, Andreilien, The Human Experience, and more of today’s leading artists in dance music.
Set on the beaches of Uvita, Costa Rica among the howler monkeys, sea turtles, and dolphins – if you’re looking for a festival to transport you to another world, both physically and spiritually, then look no further than Costa Rica’s Envision Festival.
Click here to snag your ticket to Envision Festival 2016.
The Groove Cruise Miami
Sailing from Miami, Florida to Ocho Rios, Jamaica – The Groove Cruise Miami is bringing out unprecedented surprises this year with their Caribbean cruise through EDM. With all-inclusive private beach and waterfall parties, cruise ship shenanigans, and thousands of blissed-out dancing fiends joining in on the fun – The Groove Cruise is a force to be reckoned with this winter.
Click here to book your cabin to The Groove Cruise Miami and use promo code “thatdrop” to receive up to $200 off of your total cabin price.
If you’re looking to ring in the new year in style, then SnowGlobe is the festival for you. Taking place in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, California – SnowGlobe is bringing out Jack Ü, Kaskade, Dillon Francis, Eric Prydz, Alison Wonderland, NGHTMRE, Hippie Sabotage, J.Phlip, and more to create the winter wonderland of your dreams.
Taking place from December 29 through 31, shake things up this year with the one and only SnowGlobe festival. Click here to purchase your ticket to SnowGlobe 2015.
Life in Color Miami
Progenitors of the world’s largest paint party, the globetrotting Life In Color event series culminates in the massive Life in Color Miami this January. Bringing out Jack Ü, Steve Aoki, Zeds Dead, Flosstradamus, Keys N Krates, NGHTMRE, and more of today’s top EDM artists – the stage is set for a raucous time in The Magic City this winter.
Beaches, bass, and Miami vibes – what more could you ask for? Click here to buy your ticket to Life In Color Miami today.
The Day After Panama
The Day After Panama heads to Panama City, Panama from Friday, January 15 through Sunday, January 17, 2015. Bringing out a stacked lineup with Above & Beyond, Jack Ü, Zedd, Sander van Doorn, NERVO, Jauz, and more – Panama is set for an EDM bombshell to land in the heart of its capital city.
You can purchase tickets to The Day After Panama here.
Winter doesn’t have to be the end of festie season, does it?
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