Summer might be over, but there are still plenty of festivals to check out. From first-time conscious gatherings in Thailand to Dia de Los Muertos festivities in the coast of Mexico to a mega-rager aboard a boat in the Bahamas, it's time to pack up and get going!

 

Wonderfruit festival

CRSSD Festival

When: October 1 - 2 

Where: Waterfront Park, San Diego

About: An EDM-infused event not intended to be a rave — it’s more like an electronic music festival for adults, intimate and personal.

 

Art Basel

Art Basel

When: December 1 - 4

Where: Miami Beach, FL

About: The mecca of modern and contemporary art, with exhibitions and cultural events at museums, non-profit spaces and galleries.

 

Ondalinda

Ondalinda

When: October 27 - 30 

Where: Costa Careyes, Mexico

About: A boutique music and lifestyle festival with water activities and an opportunity to better understand the local Huichol culture — all during Dia de los Muertos festivities.

 

Crssd fest

Wonderfruit 

When: Dec 15 - 18

Where: Pattaya, Thailand

About: This camping festival incorporates electronic and indie music, engaging workshops, talks, and interactive art installations with rich sustainability efforts and a promise to be carbon neutral.

 

Fall festival

Austin City Limits

When: September 30 - October 2

Where: Zilker Park, Austin, Texas

About: Rooted with Southern hospitality, ACL is all about music and fans, with a diverse lineup of more than 110 bands.

 

Joshua Tree festival

Joshua Tree Music Festival

When: October 6 - 9

Where: Joshua Tree, California 

About: A small, feel-good vibey camp-out festival on the famous national park grounds. The live music is described as rootsicana-newgrassy-folkadelic and attracts a family-friendly crowd that partakes in yoga.

 

ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FEST

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

When: October 1 - 9

Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico

About: More than 500 hot air balloons sail the Southwest skies in this world-renowned attraction. A super-charming event, with a main stage for flamenco dancers and a variety of live bands, including mariachis.

 

Holy Ship

Holy Ship

When: January 6 - 10 and 10 - 14 

Where: Bahamas 

About: This is one major party on a boat! Expect flip-cup tournaments, all-nighters and creative costumes. It’s ike EDC minus the masses of people — only 4,000 passengers on board.

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