Upcoming Festivals in the United States (Showing for 2018)

March 4, 2018 | 2270 Visits

Festivals are an important part of a culture. It helps to build up connections between people, and allows one to rest his/her mind with some nice live music or just to share a good gathering with the crowd. People from all over the world have their unique events, and Americans are of no exception. From music, food and sports, to art, commerce and fair, there are hundreds of festivals all over the United States. Here we provide a list of the most popular upcoming festivals for 2018. This by no means is a complete list of festivals. Don’t forget to get out from your work for a day or two, and enjoy a nice moment with your family and friends.

Month Date Festival Type Where
Mar 1-4 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival Music Okeechobee, FL
Mar 1-4 Wanderlust Music Kahuku, HI
Mar 3-4 CRSSD Festival Music San Diego, CA
Mar 9-18 South by Southwest Music Austin, TX
Mar 9-10 BUKU Music + Art Project Music New Orleans, LA
Mar 11 Calle Ocho Music Miami, FL
Mar 23-25 Ultra Music Festival Music Miami, FL
Apr 6-8 Tortuga Music Festival Music Fort Lauderdale, FL
Apr 13-15 Coachella Music Indo, CA
Apr 18-29 Tribeca Film Festival Film New York, NY
Apr 20-22 Backwoods Camping & Music Festival Music Ozark, AR
Apr 27-6 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Music New Orleans, LA
Apr 27-29 Stagecoach Music Indo, CA
Apr 27-30 Desert Hearts Music Warmer Springs, CA
May 12 Euphoria Music Austin, TX
May 17-20 Joshua Tree Music Festival Music Joshua Tree, CA
May 18-20 EDC Las Vegas Music Las Vegas, NV
May 18-20 Hangout Music Festival Music Gulf Shores, AL
May 23-28 Lightning in a Bottle Music Bradley, CA
May 25-27 Boston Calling Music Boston, MA
May 25-27 Bottle Rock Napa Music Napa, CA
May 25-27 California Roots Music & Arts Festival Music Monterey, CA
May 25-27 Sasquatch! Music Quincy, WA
May 25-27 Summer Camp Music Festival Music Chillicothe, IL
May 25-28 Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival Music Las Vegas, NV
May 26-28 Movement Electronic Music Festival Music Detroit, MI
Jun 1-3 The Governors Ball Music Festival 2018 Music New York, NY
Jun 7-10 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Music Manchester, TN
Jun 8-10 Chicago Blues Festival Music Chicago, IL
Jun 8-10 Enchanted Forest Gathering Music Laytonville, CA
Jun 8-10 Spring Awakening Music Chicago, IL
Jun 14-17 Firefly Music Festival Music Dover, DE
Jun 14-17 Sonic Bloom Music Rye, CO
Jun 15-16 Paradiso Festival Music Quincy, WA
Jun 15-17 FOOD&WINE Classic in Aspen Food Aspen, CO
Jun 15-17 Mountain Jam Music Hunter, NY
Jun 21-24 Electric Forest Music Rothbury, MI
Jun 23-24 San Francisco Pride Unique San Francisco, CA
Jun 27-1 Summerfest Music Milwaukee, WI
Jul 5-8 High Sierra Music Festival Music Quincy, CA
Jul 6-9 Bass Coast Music Merritt, BC
Jul 6-15 Calgary Stampede Unique Calgary, AB
Jul 11-15 Taste of Chicago Food Chicago, IL
Jul 12-14 Camp Bisco Music Scranton, PA
Jul 13-15 Oregon Country Fair Civic Veneta, OR
Jul 13-16 Astral Harvest Music Driftpile, AB
Jul 19-22 Comic-Con International Unique San Diego, CA
Jul 20-22 Pitchfork Music Festival Music Chicago, IL
Jul 27-29 Newport Folk Festival Music Newport, RI
Jul Unconfirmed Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Music Brooklyn, NY
Jul Unconfirmed Gratitude Migration Unique Keensburg, NJ
Jul Unconfirmed Northern Nights Music Festival Music Piercy, CA
Jul Unconfirmed Stilldream Festival Music Belden, CA
Aug 2-5 Lollapalooza Music Chicago, IL
Aug 3-5 ARISE Music Festival Music Loveland, CO
Aug 3-5 Newport Jazz Festival Music Newport, RI
Aug 3-12 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Unique Sturgis, SD
Aug 10-12 Outside Lands Music San Francisco, CA
Aug 23-26 LOCKN’ Festival Music Arrington, VA
Aug 26-3 Burning Man Unique Black Rock City, NV
Aug 31-3 Telluride Film Festival Film Telluride, CO
Aug Unconfirmed Beloved Festival Unique Tidewater, OR
Aug Unconfirmed Electric Zoo Unique New York, NY
Sep 6-9 Dancefestopia Music La Cygne, KS
Sep 14-16 KAABOO Music Del Mar, CA
Sep 14-16 Lost Lands Music Festival Music Thornville, OH
Sep 14-16 Riot Fest Music Chicago, IL
Sep 21-23 Imagine Music Festival Music Atlanta, GA
Sep 21-23 Life is Beautiful Festival Music Las Vegas, NV
Sep 29-30 Texas Renaissance Festival Historical Todd Mission, TX
Sep Unconfirmed iHeartRadio Music Festival Music Las Vegas, NV
Sep Unconfirmed Monterey Jazz Festival Music Monterey, CA
Oct 5-7 Austin City Limits Music Festival Music Austin, TX
Oct 6-14 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2018 Unique Albuquerque, NM
Oct 11-14 New York City Wine & Food Festival Food New York, NY
Oct 26-28 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Music New Orleans, LA
Oct Unconfirmed Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Music Brooklyn, NY
Oct Unconfirmed Dirtybird Campout Music Bradley, CA
Oct Unconfirmed Groove Cruise Music Los Angeles, CA
Oct Unconfirmed Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Music San Francisco, CA
Oct Unconfirmed Something Wicked Music Houston, TX
Oct Unconfirmed Suwannee Hulaween Music Live Oak, FL
Dec 6-9 Art Basel Miami Beach Art Miami Beach, FL
Dec Unconfirmed Day for Night Music Houston, TX
Dec Unconfirmed Decadence New Year’s Eve Music Chandler, AZ
Dec Unconfirmed Lights All Night Music Dallas, TX
Dec Unconfirmed SnowGlobe Music Festival Music South Lake Tahoe, CA


*This is by no means a full and complete list of festivals in the U.S. as some festivals have not announced dates as of this article.


—-Lizzy Ren


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