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Upcoming Music Festivals in California

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Coachella came and went, kicking off the music festival season, but many of the big names who performed then are taking the stage again. Check out the upcoming music festivals that feature some of the industry’s biggest names. With insane production, fantastic line-ups, and plenty of opportunities to lose yourself in the music, don’t miss your chance to attend other music festivals we know you’ll love to experience. 

Outside Lands 

August 10-12Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Price: $375 for 3-day pass, $149.50 for a single day

Definitely the highlight music festival taking place in Northern California, Outside Lands happens the middle of San Francisco and brings with it all the vibes of a California festival. The lineup is always top-notch, with this year’s festival bringing the likes of Florence + The Machine, Bon Iver, and The Weeknd. This is a 3-day festival, so be sure to plan your trip accordingly if you decide to go.

Kaaboo Del Mar Music Festival 

September 14-16Del Mar, San Diego

Price: $279 for three-day, $139 for a single day pass

Returning to the Del Mar Racetrack, Kaaboo will be hosting their fourth year in San Diego. The lineup features a diverse range of talent, including rock & roll, hip-hop, EDM, and even comedy acts. This three-day festival also features local artists work showcased around the festival grounds, and on-site vendors will be crafting up delicious cocktails and bites, along with some of the best breweries serving up ice cold craft beer.

CRSSD Festival 

September 29-30Waterfront Park, San Diego

Price: $135-$155 for two-day pass

Happening at the gorgeous Waterfront Park, CRSSD festival brings together some of the very best in electronic music together for two days of fun in the San Diego sun. With three stages serving up high energy grooves paired with all sorts of craft beer vendors makes this festival one you won’t want to miss.

Ohana Festival 

September 28-30Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

Price: $279 for three-day passes, $99.75 for one-day passes

Who doesn’t want to spend a weekend one of the most beautiful beaches in all of San Diego while jamming out to some rad tunes? If this sounds like something you’d like, Ohana Fest is where you’ll want to be. A portion of the proceeds for Ohana will go towards to the San Onofre Park Foundation, a non-profit working to develop, preserve, and enhance California’s stunning coastal parks. Massive bands like Switchfoot, Young The Giant, and Mumford & Sons will be playing, so don’t miss out on your chance to experience this awesome festival!

Joshua Tree Music Festival 

October 4-7Tree Lake Campground, Joshua Tree

Price: $180 for 4-day pass

This family inclusive festival that revolves around creativity, community empowerment, and arts education for all ages. The music is diverse and eclectic, and the overall experience focuses on providing an atmosphere that fosters for social interaction and an overall positive life-changing experience.


December 29-January 1 – South Lake Tahoe

Price: $249 for three-day pass

I promise you there isn’t a more unique festival out there when it comes to Snowglobe. This 3-day EDM festival is the place to be for your New Year’s Eve celebration. Experiencing a music festival in the snow with near-zero temperatures while all bundled up in Winter gear may seem weird, but it is one of the coolest experiences you could ever have. Each year Snow Globe has exponentially improved their festival, and with an updated location with more room for fun in the snow, you and your friends have to check it out for yourselves.

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