The only thing the Music Festival Wizard team loves more than festivals is the winter ski season. Parties and ski resorts are a natural mix so pack a warm coat, a snowboard, and stop wishing for that summer festival season because winter is already here. See you on the slopes! For the full list of ski-based parties, see our snowsports calendar here.
Polaris Festival 2023
November 17-25, 2023
It's time to get high, like really high, at the Polaris Festival in Switzerland. This electronic music festival bumps the beats 2,200 meters up at the Le Mouton Noir ski resort in Verbier, Switzerland. Ski, ride, and dance your through the weekend. Just make to save some time for soaking in the hot tub.
Rise Festival 2023
December 9-16, 2023
Les 2 Alpes, France
Warm up for winter with an early vacation to the French Alps and the annual Rise Festival. If you get bored of the incredible freeriding and all-night parties (yeah, right), spend your time with activities like ice cave meditation, alpine yoga, snowmobiling, or paragliding
Featured Artists: Bicep
Photo Credit: Rise Festival
December 8-9, 2023
Bergfest is German for let's party in the mountains! Held in the famous Austrian ski resort of Saalbach-Hinterglemm, this electronic fest is a weekend festival to celebrate the start of winter.
Rave on Snow 2023
December 14-17, 2023
Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria
The name says it all. You're going to be partying to electronic music on the slopes of Austria's Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski resort. This event has been taking place for over two decades so be prepared to meet some seriously good times and catch some world-class DJs under the snowy skies of December.
Photo Credit: Good-By
The MusicFest Steamboat 2024
January 6-11, 2024
Steamboat Springs, CO
With 6 days, 50+ bands, 5 mountains, and 1 really big tent, the three decade old Steamboat MusicFest packs of ton of activities into this winter holiday. Events range from concerts, acoustic shows, singer-songwriter performances, and lots of other surprises spread over 10 venues. It all takes place in Steamboat Springs, one of the world's best ski towns deep in the heart of Colorado.
January 20-27, 2024
Les Deux Alpes, France
From the country that invented apres-ski parties comes Snowattack, an annual mid-winter ode to electronic music and ski culture. The week long festival takes place at the Les Orres ski area in France with over 100 kilometers of slopes and 19 lifts to keep you entertained between a packed lineup of DJs.
Featured Artists: Pendulum
Enter the Snow 2024
February 3-10, 2024
Via Lattea, Italy
In the middle of the Alps, right on the slopes you will find the Enter The Snow Festival. At this festival you can spend the nights right on the slopes & discover 400 km of snow activities during the day.
Palm Tree Festival Aspen 2024
February 23-24, 2024
Palm Tree Music Festival is a one-of-a-kind, intimate festival experience, with a mission to share that paradise can be found anywhere in the world, at any time of year.
Tomorrowland Winter 2024
March 16-23, 2024
Alpe d'Huez, France
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.
Featured Artists: Afrojack, Alesso, Armin Van Buuren, Blasterjaxx, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Felix Jaehn, Gordo, Henri Pfr, Laidback Luke, Lost Frequencies, Mattn, Nervo, Quintino, Steve Aoki, Sub Zero Project, Vini Vici, Vintage Culture
Photo Credit: Tomorrowland
Rock the Pistes 2024
March 17-23, 2024
This week long music festival takes place at the largest ski and bike cross-border domain in Europe.
Shapes Festival Leysin 2024
March 18-24, 2024
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.
Hibernation Festival 2024
March 22-24, 2024
Pas de la Casa, Andorra
Five friends and lovers of electronic music meet for the first time in Andorra, and years later they return to create their dream festival. That's the story of the Hibernation Festival, a crazy adventure that takes place at 2000 meters above sea level at the largest ski area in the Pyrenees.
WinterWonderGrass California 2024
April 5-7, 2024
Squaw Valley, CA
Winter Wonder Grass is all about bringing good music to people who enjoy great scenery and the excitement of the mountains. This festival is family friendly mixing beer, music and snow sports.
April 8-13, 2024
Nobody knows how to apres-ski like the Europeans which means Snowbombing is the ultimate on-the-hill music festival. The Austrian resort of Mayrhofen plays host to the madness of a full week of snowboarding, electronic music, and partying in the Alps.
Photo Credit: Andrew Whitton/Snowbombing
Electric Mountain Festival 2024
April 8-12, 2024
The Electric Mountain Festival brings the hottest artists of electric dance music to the Ötztal. Sölden is transformed into the ultimate DJ resort in the Alps.
Zermatt Unplugged 2024
April 9-13, 2024
While most snow music festivals focus on electronic music, Zermatt Unplugged skews the opposite direction with five days of acoustic tunes. 30,000 visitors show up at the singer-songwriter festival to see artists perform at 14+ venues around the fairy tale ski village of Zermatt in Switzerland.
Photo Credit: Nick Lobeck
Chamonix Unlimited Festival 2024
March 25-April 1, 2024
Every spring, Chamonix Unlimited puts on an electronic festival worth of its legendary surroundings. For five days the mountain and town is full of DJs, parties and events, including some absolutely jaw dropping venues.
Photo Credit: Gwendal Le Flem
Caprices Festival 2024
March 29-April 7, 2024
You know the drill. Ski and snowboard all day, then party all night with cutting-edge EDM artists from around the world. Okay, you might be partying all day as well in a transparent mountain-top tent that shows off the jaw-dropping Swiss Alps. Rest up before you go because sleep is not an option at Caprices.
Photo Credit: Caprices Music Festival