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As 2024 keeps rolling in, here is an update to our previous Festivals 2023 Recommendations. While you will find some gatherings mentioned in both festival guides, we mostly aimed to give a fresh perspective with plenty of new names on this current list.

 

Bahidorá Festival

Location: Monterey, Mexico

Dates: Friday, 16th February 2024 until Sunday, 18th February 2024.

bahidora.com

Launched in 2013, this festival celebrates diverse genres of music, including electronic, rock, and world music, with an emphasis on promoting emerging artists and cultural exchange. All are served with tropical vibes.

Go-to outfit style:

Boho-Chic

 

 

Tribal Gathering

Location: Panama

Dates: Saturday, 9th March 2024 until Monday, 25th March 2024.

tribalgathering.com

A summit of indigenous tribes from all around the world, this gathering ends with a bang of a 5-days electronic music festival. It is also set on a gorgeous tropical beach, which elevates the whole experience even more!

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Texas Eclipse Festival

Location: Reveille Peak Ranch, Texas, USA

Dates: Friday, 5th April 2024 until Tuesday, 9th April 2024.

seetexaseclipse.com

The one for the eclipse-chasers will be the last U.S. total solar eclipse for 20 years. This gathering will take place at Reveille Peak Ranch. Nestled deep within the Texas Hill Country, the location offers beautiful lakes, winding creeks, wooded forests and rolling hills. Topped with a tasty line-up and a full solar eclipse, prepare to experience the event of a lifetime.

Go-to outfit style:

Festival Wear

 

 

Transition Festival

Location: Almonte, Spain

Dates: Wednesday, 1st May 2024 until Monday, 6th May 2024

transitionfestival.org

This psychedelic trance festival is one of the earlier gatherings on the European summer calendar. Set in a pine forest in the south of Spain, it’s a magical party to open the season with!

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Wave Gotik Treffen aka WGT

Location: Leipzig, Germany

Dates: Friday, 17th May 2024 until Monday, 20th May 2024

wave-gotik-treffen.de

The biggest Gothic gathering in the world returns this year for its 31st edition. Wave Gotik Treffen, also known as WGT (pronounced as in German ‘ve-ge-te’) is the annual meet-up of dark lovers. Celebrating gothic culture in various dedicated events across town, this one is not to be missed!

Go-to outfit style:

Dark & Edgy Style

 

 

Fusion Festival

Location: Lärz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Dates: Wednesday, 26th June 2024 until Sunday, 30th June 2024

fusion-festival.de

This carnival of the senses takes place at an old airfield. Known for its eclectic lineup and vibrant countercultural atmosphere, Fusion gained a reputation as one of Europe's most unique and influential festivals.

Go-to outfit style:

Boho-Chic

 

 

Burning Mountain Festival

Location: Zernez, Switzerland

Dates: Thursday, 27th June 2024 until Sunday, 30th June 2024

burning-mountain.ch

This 4-day psychedelic festival offers attendees a transformative and immersive experience that combines cutting-edge electronic music, artistic expression, communal spirit, and appreciation for the natural beauty of the Swiss Alps.

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Hellfest

Location: Clisson, France

Dates: Thursday, 27th June 2024 until Sunday, 30th June 2024

hellfest.fr

Hellfest is not only the biggest music festival in France, it is also one of the biggest heavy metal events in Europe. Expect an impressive lineup of bands spanning various subgenres of heavy metal, including but not limited to, thrash metal, death metal, black metal, power metal, and doom metal. Along with other attractions such as art installations, exhibitions, tattoo artists, and more!

Go-to outfit style:

Dark & Edgy Style

 

 

Master of Puppets

Location: Bystřice nad Pernštejnem, Czech Republic

Dates: Monday, 1st July 2024 until Sunday, 7th July 2024

mastersofpuppets.net

A week-long psychedelic gathering set in the beautiful Czech countryside. The musical theme of Masters of Puppets is dark, fast and hard - dedicated to Hi-tech, dark psy, psycore, forest and other dark subgenres. Most people would think this music is mental, but the MOP festival celebrates it.

Go-to outfit style:

Cyberpunk

 

 

Noisily Festival

Location: Barkestone Wood, United Kingdom

Dates: Thursday, 11th July 2024 until Sunday, 14th July 2024

noisilyfestival.com

Our favourite UK dancefloor, Noisily showcases a diverse lineup of electronic music genres, emphasising underground sounds like techno, house, drum and bass, and psychedelic trance. It also promotes art installations, workshops, and a holistic approach to wellness - creating a vibrant and immersive experience.

Go-to outfit style:

Festival Wear

 

 

Antaris Project

Location: Germany

Dates: Friday, 12th July 2024 until Monday, 15th July 2024

antaris-project.de

One of the oldest psytrance festivals, this year Antaris returns for its 28th edition. Expect an immersive journey into the world of psychedelic music and culture, with a lineup of renowned psytrance artists, as well as visionary art installations, workshops, and other interactive experiences.

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Psy-fi

Location: Het Hulsbeek, Oldenzaal, Netherlands

Dates: Wednesday, 17th July 2024 until Sunday, 21st July 2024

psy-fi.nl

After a four-year break, our beloved Psy-fi is coming back in full power! Expect a plush new location for this beautiful psychedelic trance gathering and an amazing reunion of the PsyFi community. 

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Ozora

Location: Ozora, Hungary

Dates: Friday, 26th July 2024 until Tuesday, 6th August 2024

ozorafestival.eu

There are currently two you may name the biggest psytrance festival in the world: Boom and Ozora. Since Boom is a biannual gathering that will take place next in 2025, expect this year’s Ozora dancefloor to be even bigger than usual. This means even more electrifying vibes and a magical experience to have!

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

MetalDays

Location: Velenje, Slovenia

Dates: Sunday, 28th July 2024 until Saturday, 3rd August 2024

metaldays.net

Set in the Slovenian countryside, MetalDays brings together a diverse lineup of metal bands with the beautiful location of Lake Velenje.

Go-to outfit style:

Dark & Edgy Style

 

 

Mo:Dem Memento Demento

Location: Croatia

Dates: Monday, 5th August 2024 until Sunday, 11th August 2024

Modemfestival.com

Inviting participants to delve into the realms of psychedelic culture and consciousness expansion, Modem is best known for its focus on underground psychedelic music. Featuring a diverse lineup of artists representing the darker subgenres within the psychedelic trance spectrum, it is also an immersive and transformative experience - combining music, art, workshops, and community.

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Hadra Trance Festival

Location: Vieure, France

Dates: Thursday, 22nd August 2024 until Sunday, 25th August 2024

hadratrancefestival.net

Hadra is the biggest celebration of psychedelic trance culture in France. This 4-days celebration focuses on showcasing various styles of psychedelic trance music, including progressive, full-on, dark, and forest trance across three stages.

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Free Earth Festival

Location: Azapiko Beach, Halkidiki, Greece

Dates: Tuesday, 27th August 2024 until Sunday, 1st September 2024

ln.ki/freeearthfestival

Five days of psychedelic trance on a Greek beach? Yes, please!

Go-to outfit style:

Psy Clothing

 

 

Burning Man 2024: Curiouser & Curiouser

Location: Black Rock City, Nevada, USA

Dates: Sunday, 25th August 2024 until Monday, 2nd September 2024

burningman.org/event

The “Mecca” of gatherings, Burning Man is not a festival but a temporary city created entirely by its citizens, who are active participants in the experience. needs no further introduction. With this year’s theme being “Couriouser & Couriouser”, prepare to celebrate puzzles without answers, embrace the irrational and the absurd, and invite the unknown over for tea.

Go-to outfit style:

Festival Wear

 

 

Mutek

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Dates: October 2024

mexico.mutek.org

A branch of the international electronic music and digital arts festival MUTEK, showcasing innovative electronic music performances, audiovisual presentations, and digital art installations from both local and international artists. The festival focuses on forward-thinking electronic music genres such as experimental techno, ambient, glitch, and IDM, while also exploring the intersection of technology and creativity.

Go-to outfit style:

Cyberpunk

 

 


 

Banner image: Mayan Warrior at Burning Man 2018 (photo by Trey Ratcliff).

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