Are your feet feeling itchy for some electronic dance music? Does that party animal inside you crave some rave? Of course, the answer to these questions is YES. The summer is here and you are in need of some quality music and crazy fun, so naturally, you seek the best EDM festivals USA has to offer. And don’t you worry for we’ve got your back!

We at LitApp know just how addictive electronic dance music can be and how hard it is sometimes to find the perfect venue to release that built up madness, while holding it in is never a good idea.

Which is why we decided to provide you with an ultimate list of best EDM festivals the USA gives us each year.  Buckle up and prepare your dancing shoes!

Paradiso Festival

paradiso festival

When: June 15/16

Where: Washington

This astonishing festival takes place in one of the most mesmerizing natural amphitheaters in the world – The Gorge – that offers to its attendees a breathtaking panorama of the Columbia River. Paradiso is organized by USC Events, which means the production of this festival is certainly world-class, from visuals and sound, to its lineup. If you seek the craziest digital meets nature scenario that is accompanied by world’s best DJs and an eye-popping stage designs and lasers, Paradiso would indeed be a paradise for you. 

See the festival details here.

Coachella Festival

Coachella Festival

When: April 12, April 21

Where: Empire Polo Club, Indio, California  

What can we say about Coachella that you don’t already know? This fun event is slowly but surely becoming one of the most popular music festivals in the US and the hype surrounding it is just crazy. Although Coachella is not solely an electronic dance music festival, it does feature a lot of top drawer EDM artists. The event spans over two weekends and attracts a myriad A-list celebrities, bloggers, stylist…  and, hopefully, you.

See the festival details here.

Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival

When: end of March

Where: Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

Ultra Music Festival attracts EDM lovers from all corners of the world. The production is top-notch and the lineup gets hotter every year. Some of the most relevant acts this year included: David Guetta, Afrojack, Hardwell, Steve Aoki, Eric Prydz, Above Beyond, Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, DJ Snake…  Just make sure you bring a lot of Redbull with you!

See the festival details here.

Electric Zoo Festival

Electric Zoo Festival

When: end of August

Where: Randall’s Island, New York

Electric Zoo is quite possibly the liveliest open-air festival that takes place in the Big Apple. Mesmerizing visuals, high-end stage design and sound, and some of the best DJs world’s music scene has to offer. Randall’s Island harbors around 85.000 party animals every year who come here to get lost in the mind-blowing vibes produced by artists like: Armin Van Buuren, Zedd, DJ Snake and many more world-class acts. Make sure you wear a crazy costume for this one!

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Electric Daisy Carnival Festival

Electric Daisy Carnival Festival

When: May 18/19/20

Where: Las Vegas

This year’s Electric Daisy Carnival is behind us, but there’s always next year. This Las Vegas based EDM carnival is the flagship festival for Insomniac and the EDC brand, and is among the biggest and most popular festivals in the US and the world, with over 400,000 attendees every year. It takes place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and its production gets bigger every year. Those who have been there say it is truly an unforgettable experience.

See the festival details here.

Lollapalooza Festival

Lollapalooza Festival

When: beginning of August

Where: Chicago

Although Lollapalooza is not strictly an EDM festival, this event hosts some of the best EDM acts each year (like Hardwell, Zedd, etc). Makes sure you don’t miss it this year!

See the festival details here.

Electric Forest Festival

Electric Forest Festival

When: end of June

Where: Rothbury

We cannot talk about best EDM festivals USA has to offer and not talk about Electric Forest. Each time someone talks about this festival, the buzzwords like electric, enchanted, passionate, unique come up.  Many claim it provides all its attendees with “the ultimate festival experience,” and who are we to disagree… Previous lineups included acts like Zedd, Skrillex, Moby, Excision, Steve Angello, Bassnectar, Kaskade, Odesza.

See the festival details here.

This concludes our list of best EDM festivals in the USA. Should you think there are some cool events that we failed to mention, feel free to leave a comment in the comments section below. Also, don’t forget to check out our amazing event finder app – LitApp!