Music festivals are among the most significant events you can attend in your lifetime. Different music genres and the cultural diversity of distinguished societies inspired music festivals. All the attendees have the same interests, and you all feel connected as the music lifts you together. There are loads of activities, drinks, and meals to enjoy throughout. Here are some of the best music festivals worldwide.

The Donauinselfest

It is held annually in Vienna, Austria, since 1983. Hosted by SPĂ– Wien, it is arguably the largest open-air music festival with over three million revelers attending over 3 days. It is free to visit the event. One of the best things is that the location is on an island at the center of the River Danube. Local and international musicians always grace it. You can decide to attend all three days or any day that you are free. You will have the opportunity to mingle and enjoy different German cuisines and drinks at the event. This year’s festival failed to happen after the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Montreal International Jazz Festival

Held annually since 1980 in Quebec, Canada, it allows you to visit the Montreal city island. It was feted by Guinness World Records for being the most prominent jazz festival globally. It takes place for more than ten days. The festival attracts more than two million party-goers. More than 3,000 artists from different countries perform at the event annually. You can expect more than 650 performances, inclusive of 450 free outdoor concerts. You will be amazed to know that the festival happens on 20 different performing stages. Besides, more than two-thirds of the performances are free. This year’s event scheduled from 27th June to 6th July was postponed due to the global outbreak of COVID-19.


Summerfest is a yearly event since the first in 1968, that goes down at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee in Wisconsin, next to lake Michigan. It attracts around 0.9 million party-goers to the 11-day event. You can expect more than 800 acts and 1000 music performances on the 12 different stages. There are local and international artists from different genres who perform from mid-noon up to midnight. Ticket prices change every year. The global COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of this year’s event.


Tomorrowland is an annual EDM (electronic dance music) festival that goes down in Boom, Belgium. Since the first event in 2005, it has become one of the best EDM festivals globally. The music festival takes place on two consecutive weekends in July. It now attracts more than 400,000 party goers with a different theme annually. The outbreak of COVID-19 led to the cancellation of this year’s edition. However, the organizers announced on 4th June that they would hold a virtual festival to replace the canceled 2020 version. You can enjoy the show that will go down on 25th and 26th July 2020, with a theme known as ‘Tomorrowland Around the World.’