Best Snowsports Music Festivals In the World for 2023
By / January 6, 2023

Photo Credit: Andrew Whitton/Snowbombing

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.

Snowbombing 2023

April 10-15, 2023

Mayrhofen, Austria

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.

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Tomorrowland Winter 2023

March 18-25, 2023

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.

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Shapes Festival Leysin 2023

March 27-April 2, 2023

Leysin, Switzerland

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.

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.

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Zermatt Unplugged 2023

April 11-15, 2023

Zermatt, Switzerland

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.

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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

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The MusicFest Steamboat 2023

January 7-12, 2023

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.

Snowattack 2023

January 21-28, 2023

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.

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Snowboxx 2023

March 18-25, 2023

Avoriaz, France

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.

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Hibernation Festival 2023

March 17-18, 2023

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 Colorado 2023

March 3-5, 2023

Steamboat Springs, CO

WinterWonderGrass drops into Steamboat Springs, Colorado for this snowy edition of bluegrass and snow sports. If you have never been to Steamboat, we can vouch that it's one of the best ski towns in the world.

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WinterWonderGrass California 2023

March 31-April 2, 2023

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.

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Electric Mountain Festival 2023

April 10-14, 2023

Sölden, Austria

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.

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Chamonix Unlimited Festival 2023

April 5-9, 2023

Chamonix, France

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.

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Caprices Festival 2023

April 7-16, 2023

Crans-Montana, Switzerland

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.

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