Jaw-Dropping Music Festivals For New Year’s Eve

Dec. 17, 2017

Photo credit: Jacob Tyler Dunn

Hey you, relentless party animal,

have you been festival-hopping all year, and you want to have a decent closure? Or you just want to make up for all the gatherings you missed?

Either way, we’ve collected the very best New Year’s Eve music festivals from around the world for you to explore. Here you go!

New Year’s Eve in the USA


America’s no.1 electronic music festival for New Year’s Eve, by the creators of EDC.

Where: San Bernardino, United States

Line up: Borgore, Jauz, Alison Wonderland, Yellow Claw and many more!

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The most impressive electronic dance music lineup, taking over three different states.

Where: Salt Lake City, United States | Phoenix, United States | Denver, United States

Line up: Armin Van Buuren, Zedd, Odesza, Bassnectar and more!

Utah » Arizona » Colorado »


Seattle’s premier electronic music festival for New Year’s Eve.

Where: Seattle, United States

Line up: Alesso, NGHTMRE, Duke Dumont and many more!

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The country’s biggest outdoors NYE festival, with the best trap, rap, and hip-hop artists.

Where: South Lake Tahoe, United States

Line up: Zedd, Dillon Francis, Khalid and many more!

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The name says it all.

Where: San Diego, United States

Line up: Tiesto, Zedd, Illenium and many more!

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New Year’s Eve in Europe

See also: 9 Fall Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss In 2018 »

Awakenings NYE

One last techno-infused night at the country’s most unique venue.

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Line up: Makam, Maceo Plex, Pan-Pot and Amelie Lens

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HYTE Berlin

The techno mecca of New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Where: Berlin, Germany

Line up: Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebling and many more!

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The best Dutch DJs take over multiple venues all over the Netherlands.

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Rotterdam, Netherlands | Breda, Netherlands | Utrecht, Netherlands

Line up: Mike Williams, Biggi, The Partysquad and many more amazing national DJs!

Amsterdam » Rotterdam » Breda » Utrecht »

New Year’s Eve in Asia


Asia’s biggest electronic dance music celebration.

Where: Pune, India

Line up: Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more!

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New Year’s Eve around Australia

Lost Paradise

A hidden wonderland for alternative music fans.

Where: Sydney, Australia

Line up: Rüfüs, Matt Corby, Little Dragon and many more!

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See also: 10 Best EDM Festivals In The USA You Can't Miss This Year »

Rhythm & Alps

Three days of fun with remarkable artists in the gorgeous countryside of New Zealand.

Where: Wanaka, New Zealand

Line up: Wilkinson, Goldie, Cigarettes After Sex and more!

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If you haven’t found the right one you can check out all upcoming festivals in December. Whichever you chose, have a great one and see you next year! ;)

-The Festination team

Monika Tudja

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Monika fell in love with live music and festivals when she was 16, and she didn't stop loving and attending them ever since. She is passionate about singers with raspy voices, electronic music, and this site here that she co-founded so you guys can explore the best music festivals around the globe.