The 40 Best Music Festivals Around the World for March 2024
By / February 18, 2024

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March is on its way and Music Festival Wizard is already diving into festival season with loads of questions for our future plans. Warm weather or skiing? Mainstream lineups or underground artists? EDM or metal? Big or small?! We do know this — the following festivals have a bit of something for everyone. Spring Break 2024 is on!

Extra Innings Festival 2024

When: March 1-2, 2024

Where: Tempe, Arizona

The Scene: Much like (insert name of famous sportsball team), Arizona has been on a hot streak lately when it comes to picking up new festivals with the Innings Festival in Tempe as the latest recruit. Produced by the folks behind Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, the two-day fest takes place during Spring Training in Arizona, mixing up music with famous ballplayers over the weekend.

More Info: Extra Innings Festival 2024 Guide

M3F Festival 2024

When: March 1-2, 2024

Where: Phoenix, AZ

The Scene: It may be early spring everywhere else in the United States, but March is like summertime down in Arizona and McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F Fest) takes full advantage of the warm weather. The now annual celebration of community and charity has become a solid fixture in the growing Phoenix festival scene.

More Info: M3F Festival 2024 Guide

Cayamo 2024

When: March 1-8, 2024

Where: Miami, FL

The Scene: Traversing from Florida to the islands of the Caribbean, Cayamo festival sets sail every February. Promoted as 'A Journey Through Song,' the festival promises attendees seven days of Americana and rare collaborative performances. With music, seas and tropical landscapes, attendees are sure to have a journey along the way.

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More Info: Cayamo 2024 Guide

Besame Mucho Austin 2024

When: March 2, 2024

Where: Austin, TX

The Scene: Besame Mucho is a one day festival celebrating latin music and culture at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.

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More Info: Besame Mucho Austin 2024 Guide

CRSSD Festival Spring 2024

When: March 2-3, 2024

Where: San Diego, CA

The Scene: CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park in downtown San Deigo with this now annual springtime event. The electronic heavy festival has introduced indie rock into the lineup over the last few editions as well as some incredible underground DJs. Leave the hula hoops, LED gloves, and totems at home -- they're prohibted at CRSSD.

More Info: CRSSD Festival Spring 2024 Guide

Envision Festival 2024

When: March 4-11, 2024

Where: Uvita, Costa Rica

The Scene: Tucked into a corner of Costa Rica where the jungle meets the Pacific Ocean, Envision Festival brings together an international community at this transformational festival. The four-day festival centers on art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, and nature. Taking place near the end of February, it's also a wonderful escape from the frigid winter.

More Info: Envision Festival 2024 Guide

New Colossus Festival 2024

When: March 6-10, 2024

Where: New York City, NY

The Scene: The New Colossus Festival is a five day showcase festival taking place at eight independent music venues on the Lower East Side and features over 130 emerging artists from all over the world as well as the Ditto X: NYC24 music conference and networking event.

More Info: New Colossus Festival 2024 Guide

Country 2 Country (C2C) 2024

When: March 8-10, 2024

Where: London, UK

The Scene: Country comes to the United Kingdom! What started as a London concert in 2013 has turned into a traveling country festival tour that hits up London, Glasgow, and Dublin every March. The main event in London now boasts 80,000 fans and brings a solid dose of Nashville to England.

More Info: Country 2 Country (C2C) 2024 Guide

Pitch Festival 2024

When: March 8-12, 2024

Where: Moyston, Australia

The Scene: Pitch is a boutique electronic fest that takes place in the Grampian Plains of rural Victoria.

More Info: Pitch Festival 2024 Guide

WOMADelaide 2024

When: March 8-11, 2024

Where: Adelaide, Australia

The Scene: WOMADelaide is an iconic open-air festival set in Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Park and an award-winning celebration of the very best of the world of music, arts and dance.

More Info: WOMADelaide 2024 Guide

Esoteric Festival 2024

When: March 8-12, 2024

Where: Donald, Australia

The Scene: Esoteric Festival is a psychedelic music, arts and lifestyle gathering held during Labour Day Weekend amongst the gum trees of Donald in Western Victoria.

More Info: Esoteric Festival 2024 Guide

Get Lucky Festival 2024

When: March 8-9, 2024

Where: Salt Lake City, UT

The Scene: Dance your way into spring on the shores of the Great Salt Lake at the Get Lucky Festival. This two-day dance fest takes place in Utah at the unique Great Saltair venue.

More Info: Get Lucky Festival 2024 Guide

Golden Plains 2024

When: March 9-11, 2024

Where: Meredith, Australia

The Scene: There's no commercial sponsors, no market stalls, no commercial signage, and a strict 'no dickhead' policy at Golden Plains -- just a few of the features of this transformational festival that makes it beloved by Australian festies. Less a festival and more a community experiment, Golden Plains welcomes all to the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheater.

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More Info: Golden Plains 2024 Guide

ILLFest 2024

When: March 9-10, 2024

Where: Austin, TX

The Scene: ILLfest brings some of the world's best electronic musicians to Austin. Art installations and trippy sights are around every corner at this two-day festival.

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More Info: ILLFest 2024 Guide

Reggae Rise Up 2024

When: March 14-17, 2024

Where: St. Petersburg, FL

The Scene: Reggae Rise Up Florida returns to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida in March for 3 full days full of positive vibes and great music!

More Info: Reggae Rise Up 2024 Guide

Rolling Loud Cali 2024

When: March 15-17, 2024

Where: Los Angeles, CA

The Scene: Rolling Loud is everywhere! After stops in Miami and New York City, the hottest hip-hop festival in years comes to California. Catch three days of some of the best artists on the scene.

More Info: Rolling Loud Cali 2024 Guide

Lollapalooza Chile 2024

When: March 15-17, 2024

Where: Santiago, Chile

The Scene: If August is too long to wait for the flagship Lollapalooza (and you’re dying to take a trip to Chile) head to this South American edition. Started in 2011, the Santiago ‘palooza features two days of international headliners mixed with influential Chilean acts. For true Lolla fans, stick around the continent and check out the other editions in Brazil and Argentina.

More Info: Lollapalooza Chile 2024 Guide

Southport Weekender Festival 2024

When: March 15-17, 2024

Where: Bognor Regis, UK

The Scene: Southport Weekender, billed as The World's Friendliest Party, is a 3-day festival in the UK spring.

More Info: Southport Weekender Festival 2024 Guide

Lollapalooza Argentina 2024

When: March 15-17, 2024

Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Scene: Lollapalooza has become one of the premier music events in Argentina thanks to its staggering lineup of artists. The Hipodromo de San Isidro in Buenos Aires hosts this gigantic three-day event.

More Info: Lollapalooza Argentina 2024 Guide

Tomorrowland Winter 2024

When: March 16-23, 2024

Where: Alpe d'Huez, France

The Scene: One of the biggest music festivals in the world takes on winter when Tomorrowland comes to the mountains. In March people from all over the world will gather for an adventure of a lifetime filled with ski, music and magic in the stunning French mountains.

More Info: Tomorrowland Winter 2024 Guide

Snowboxx 2024

When: March 16-23, 2024

Where: Avoriaz, France

The Scene: The ultimate mountain party takes you from the peaks of the French Alps into the heart of charming Avoriaz and the Snowboxx Village. Two huge main stage events anchor a week of apres-ski, on-mountain concerts, igloo raves, and tropical waterpark parties. This is one wild week in France.

The Lineup:

More Info: Snowboxx 2024 Guide

Vive Latino 2024

When: March 16-17, 2024

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

The Scene: It's one of the most important Spanish rock festivals in the world, highlighting acts from all over Ibero-America for nearly twenty years. The festival also dips into ska, reggae, and international artists. <br />

More Info: Vive Latino 2024 Guide

Shapes Festival Leysin 2024

When: March 18-24, 2024

Where: Leysin, Switzerland

The Scene: From Greek islands to Nordic capitols to the mountains of Switzerland, Shapes Festival gathers up the best electronic artists for incredible underground parties. The winter adventure of Shapes takes place deep in the Swiss Alps at Leysin.

More Info: Shapes Festival Leysin 2024 Guide

Asuncionico 2024

When: March 19-21, 2024

Where: Asunción, Paraguay

The Scene: It's one of Paraguay's largest rock festivals! Asuncionico is typically held every year in March at Espacio IDESA.

More Info: Asuncionico 2024 Guide

Treefort Music Festival 2024

When: March 20-24, 2024

Where: Boise, ID

The Scene: Boise in Idaho may sound like an odd city choice for an epic festival, but the Treefort Festival continues to impress us year after year. Treefort typically takes place the week after SXSW to take advantage of artists heading back to the Northwest. Short lines and a welcoming city continually keeps Treefort at the top of our list. Since their inception, the festival has grown in size to include film, yoga, beer, and comedy.

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More Info: Treefort Music Festival 2024 Guide

Estereo Picnic 2024

When: March 21-24, 2024

Where: Bogota, Colombia

The Scene: Beginning as as a single day local festival, the Estéreo Picnic Festival has transformed into Colombia's modern-day mega-festival. With alumni like The Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pixies, Nine Inch Nails, Kings of Leon, Jack White, Snoop Dogg, New Order, and Foals, Estéreo Picnic has made its mark as he biggest alternative festival in the country.

More Info: Estereo Picnic 2024 Guide

Big Ears 2024

When: March 21-24, 2024

Where: Knoxville, TN

The Scene: Big Ears in Knoxville, Tennessee, is part of a group of intriguing American music festivals that have cropped up in the spring and fall seasons. Big Ears likes to explore connections between musicians while mixing it up with film, performance, and the visual arts. The venues are varied including the Knoxville Museum of Art, a cathedral, and an ornate theater.

More Info: Big Ears 2024 Guide

Suwannee Spring Reunion 2024

When: March 21-24, 2024

Where: Live Oak, FL

The Scene: For four days in March, you can slip your shoes off and dance under the bright blue vistas and star studded skies. Wander the endless trails along the Suwannee River, tell stories around the crackling campfire or simply lie back and watch the Spanish moss that drapes the sheltering Live Oaks that sway in the breeze.

More Info: Suwannee Spring Reunion 2024 Guide

Lollapalooza Brasil 2024

When: March 22-24, 2024

Where: São Paulo, Brazil

The Scene: Not content to spend the winter in Chicago, Lollapalooza travels to South America every spring for stops in Chile, Brasil, and Argentina. Huge international artists mix with local and national talent for a mega-festival experience that changes every stop.

More Info: Lollapalooza Brasil 2024 Guide

Ultra Music Festival Miami 2024

When: March 22-24, 2024

Where: Miami, FL

The Scene: For EDM fans around the world, Ultra in Miami is a must-stop on the international circuit. While most of the United States is shivering in parkas waiting for the summer festival season, Ultra fans are dancing their asses off in sunny Miami. The show always delivers surprises – both in the musical acts and the fans that attend.

More Info: Ultra Music Festival Miami 2024 Guide

Beyond Wonderland 2024

When: March 22-23, 2024

Where: San Bernardino, CA

The Scene: It's time to journey back down the rabbit hole for this Alice in Wonderland themed fest. Insomniac's springtime EDM festival in southern California, the sister festival of Nocturnal Wonderland, features everything from house to trance to dubstep to drum and bass. We'll see you at the Mad Hatter's Castle.

More Info: Beyond Wonderland 2024 Guide

Sonar Lisbon 2024

When: March 22-24, 2024

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

The Scene: The legendary Sónar Festival takes to the road this year with events around the world. The famous festival will make a stop in Lisbon with a small three day fest.

More Info: Sonar Lisbon 2024 Guide

Ceremonia Festival 2024

When: March 23-24, 2024

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

The Scene: Ceremonia Festival is a cultural celebration with the best and most representative of the local and international scene in a single weekend.

More Info: Ceremonia Festival 2024 Guide

Inferno Metal Festival 2024

When: March 28-31, 2024

Where: Oslo, Norway

The Scene: Celebrate the Easter holiday at an extreme metal festival in Oslo, Norway. With over 40+ bands over 4 days, this is Norway's largest metal festival.

The Lineup:

More Info: Inferno Metal Festival 2024 Guide

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2024

When: March 28-April 1, 2024

Where: Byron Bay, Australia

The Scene: Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia's premier contemporary blues and roots music festival, showcasing a wide range of international artists over the long Easter Weekend. A fanbase of over 100,000 festies enjoy more than 200 performances over the five days along with family friendly fun.

More Info: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2024 Guide

San San Festival 2024

When: March 28-30, 2024

Where: Benicassim, Spain

The Scene: San San is a new indie rock festival held in Spain that showcases new artists and established acts.

The Lineup:

More Info: San San Festival 2024 Guide

Rabbits Eat Lettuce 2024

When: March 28-April 1, 2024

Where: Brisbane, Australia

The Scene: 'Rabbits Eat Lettuce is a place of Freedom, Love & Dance Music. Camp in a beautiful natural environment and form a community of like-minded souls who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life.'

More Info: Rabbits Eat Lettuce 2024 Guide

Pa’l Norte 2024

When: March 29-31, 2024

Where: Monterrey, Mexico

The Scene: The Pa'l Norte Festival in northern Mexico may change its design and style every year, but the slogan 'Siempre Ascendente' (Always Rising) remains the motto and spirit of this rock event. One of the most important and popular festivals in Latin America, Pa'l Norte showcases a number of international acts, emerging talent, and local artists.

More Info: Pa’l Norte 2024 Guide

Phoenix Lights 2024

When: March 29-30, 2024

Where: Phoenix, AZ

The Scene: The Phoenix Lights festival lands downtown for one of Arizona's top dance music festivals. Like the mass UFO sighting of the same name from 1997, this festival is out of this world with two days of music in April.

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More Info: Phoenix Lights 2024 Guide

Paaspop 2024

When: March 29-31, 2024

Where: Schijndel, Netherlands

The Scene: 'No matter what type of music you like, Paaspop has it all. There are 12 different stages, offering anything from rock to hiphop, house to theatre and pop to metal. Apart from that there’s an incredible amount of other cool things to experience. With 50,000 visitors and more than 175 acts every edition is an incredible party.'

More Info: Paaspop 2024 Guide

Charleston Bluegrass Festival 2024

When: March 29-30, 2024

Where: Charleston, SC

The Scene: 'The Charleston Bluegrass Festival takes place on the pristine 6,000-acre grounds of the Woodlands Nature Reserve, a hidden gem in one of the world's top destinations, Charleston, South Carolina.​ Patrons can expect a weekend of revelry complete with some of the finest names in bluegrass. The event offers plush camping options, local food/craft vendors, and outdoor activities.'

More Info: Charleston Bluegrass Festival 2024 Guide

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