Music festivals are a place where people young and old come together to enjoy their favorite artists and to create memorable moments with friends and family. The bond that gets built between your group as you camp together for a weekend, dress up in crazy costumes and enjoy all the good vibes that festivals generally offer. Now we can start to live again, here are some festivals you need to visit in Europe.
Music Festivals You Need to Attend in Europe
Electric Picnic is Ireland’s flagship festival, generally bringing in the largest variety of high-quality artists. Electric Picnic normally takes place in late August or early September running from a Friday to a Sunday. The festival takes place in Stradbally in County Laois.
The lineup for Electric Picnic this year includes Dermot Kennedy, Tame Impala, Arctic Monkeys, Megan thee Stallion and Snow Patrol thus proving a diverse selection of artists.
Electric Picnic has established itself as one of the world’s most unique festivals. With a great selection of music, art, theatre, comedy, food and holistic health, it’s the most delightfully diverse end-of-summer party on the island of Ireland.
Download Festival is a British-created rock festival, held annually at the Donington Park motorsport circuit in Leicestershire. Download consistently brings in the best rock talent yearly and only the whos who of the rock world get the invite to play. The festival generally runs in early June for 3 Days.
The lineup for Download this year consists of Kiss, Iron Maiden, Billy Clyro, A Day To Remember and The Deftones again proving only the elite play at Download Festival.
Download Festival also holds events in Paris, France at Parramatta Park and at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.
Tomorrowland is a Belgian electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Flanders, Belgium since 2005. The festival quickly became one of the most must-see festivals in the world. The schedule for Tomorrowland is unique, taking place over three weekends in July. Attending Tomorrowland is a very out-of-this-world experience with its circus atmosphere that runs through the whole festival.
The lineup this year has the likes of Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, R3hab, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Marshmello and Martin Garrix just to name a few.
The Sziget Festival is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held every August in northern Budapest, Hungary, on Óbudai-sziget, a tiny island in Budapest. The festival is a bit longer than usual and generally runs for 5 days.
Sziget is more than just a music festival, there is something in there for everyone. Sziget has art and culture shows, comedy shows, there are sports events, the list goes on with different fun activities you can take part in.
The music at Sziget is the main event though, this year some of the acts on the lineup are Justin Bieber, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Lewis Capaldi and Kings of Leon offering a nice variety of talent.