1) Snowglobe 2016
Happening over the course of December 29- 31 in South Lake Tahoe, CA, Snowglobe 2016 features headliners like ODESZA, Major Lazer, The Chainsmokers, and Flume, among many other distinguished artists. Although it looks like it’s going to be freezing, the 2015 recap shows that there’s a high probability of fun times and great music.
2) Decadance NYE 2016
Declaring itself as America’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration, Decadance is happening both in Phoenix, AZ and Denver, CO from December 30-31. The lineup includes many high profile DJs, including Marshmello, Zedd, deadmau5, and many others.
3) Countdown NYE 2016
Similar in concept to Decadance, this festival will help you kick off the new year with good vibes and amazing sounds. While there are some repeats on both lineups, such as Zedd and several others, Diplo, Baauer, Steve Aoki, and Alesso are unique major headliners at this festival! It’s also a plus that this festival is happening close by, in San Bernardino, CA.
4) Holy Ship! 2017
This might be the most unique music festival you have ever been to. Setting sail from Cape Canaveral, FL, this is an EDM festival on a Caribbean cruise. Expect five days of non- stop raving with DJ Snake, Marshmello, Louis the Child, and many more. And you’ll get back just in time for classes to start.
5) Day for Night 2016
Happening in Houston, Texas December 17-18, Day for Night is just as pleasing for the ears as it as for your eyes. The concept of the festival is to bring the worlds of artistic lighting and music together. RZA, Kaskade, ODESZA, Travis Scott, and several others are included in the lineup, and their sets are guaranteed to be accompanied by award winning lighting designs.