One of the best ways to ring in the new year is surrounded by your rave fam, throwing down to your favorite DJ. In celebration of 2019, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best New Years Eve festivals and events to take your NYE celebration to the next level. Get ready to dance your way into 2019 and check out our top NYE festivals and events below.
Boasting a New Years Eve Countdown Performance from Skrillex, Snowta is an option worth exploring for your NYE festivities. The 2-day festival takes place on December 30th and December 31 at the Minneapolis Convention Center and features a strong lineup with Marshmello as the headliner for day one, and Skrillex for day two. Chief Keef, NGHTMRE, Boogie T, ARMNHMR, EPROM, PEEKABOO are among a slew of talent set to hit the stages. In addition to the music, Snowta is also bringing freestyle motocross, a mega skate park, alien laser tag, and other fun activities to explore. Learn more about Snowta and snag your tickets here.
This year Countdown did not hold back. Offering an insane lineup of Afrojack, Alison Wonderland, Dillon Francis, GG Magree, Graves, k?d, RL Grime, Snails, Zedd and more, Countdown is ready to take you straight into 2019. Held at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA, on December 31, Countdown is bringing 4 phenomenal stages to kick your NYE celebration into overdrive. Tickets for Countdown go on sale on Nov 2 @ 10 a.m. PT, grab them here.
Lights All Night
Perfect for anyone who wants to celebrate the new year on a weekend, Lights All Night’s diverse lineup has something for everyone. Taking place at Dallas Market Hall on December 28 and December 29, Lights All Night boasts Diplo, Excision, Gucci Mane, Kaskade, Rezz and Tiesto for their headliners and continues to flex with Ekali, Sofi Tukker, What So Not, Mr. Carmack, Nora En Pure, Eprom, Bleep Bloop, 1788-L and so many more artists set to appear across 4 stages. Celebrate NYE weekend in Dallas and purchase your tickets for Lights All Night here.
Another weekend festival on our radar is Hi Jinx. Located at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Hi Jinx offers Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, RL Grime, Ganja White Night, Denzel Curry, Whipped Cream and Dorfex Bos for day one and Odesza, Illenium, Flatbrush Zombies, Vanix, Xie, and Kaivon for day two. Head to Philly and buy your tickets for Hi Jinx now.
OMFG! NYE 2019
If you are looking for a bass filled NYE, OMFG! NYE 2019 has got you covered. Featuring headliners Illenium and Porter Robinson, the two-day festival will be held at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California on December 30 and December 31. Boombox Cartel, Said the Sky, 1788-L, Ekali, and Valentino Khan are just a few of the artists ready to make your transition to 2019 even better. Tickets for OMFG! NYE 2019 are going quickly so if this is the party you’ve been looking for, snag them here.
Bassnectar’s rotating 360 stage is making its highly anticipated return for New Year’s Eve. Taking over the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina on December 31, NYE 360 is bringing Anna Morgan, Manic Focus, G Jones b2b Eprom and of course a closing set from Bassnectar, the king of bass and mind-melting visuals. Celebrate another circle around the sun and buy your tickets to NYE 360 here.
Located at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee on December 31, Radiance NYE is leading the countdown to 2019 with a stacked lineup. Featuring Excision, Zeds Dead, Bear Grillz, Riot Ten, Whipped Cream and Spock, Radiance NYE will blast you into 2019 with a night of hard-hitting bass and dub. Head over to Radiance NYE and purchase your tickets here.
RL GRIME NYE Weekend
If you want to skip the festivals and spend your NYE weekend with the god of trap music, look no further. Taking over Avant Gardner in Brooklyn on December 29, RL Grime is bringing Kittens, k?d and Boombox Cartel together for an unforgettable event that is bound to hit legendary status. Tickets go on sale on November 5 at 10 a.m. EST, sign up for presale here.
Deadbeats NYE Weekend
Spend your NYE Weekend with Deadbeats at Avant Gardner in Brooklyn on Friday, December 28. Featuring performances from GG Magree, Boogie T, Hippie Sabotage and Zeds Dead, Deadbeats NYE Weekend is a clear contender to kick off your NYE celebrations. Tickets for this event go on sale on November 5 at 10 a.m. EST, sign up for presale tickets here.
Held on the Community Play Fields, at South Lake Tahoe in California on December 30 and December 31, Snowglobe offers an incredible experience for your NYE celebration. Featuring Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz and RL Grime as headliners, Snowglobe continues to pack a musical punch with Sofi Tukker, NGHTMRE, Baauer, Medasin, 1788-L and many more on the lineup. Brownies and Lemonade are also set to do a special takeover at the fest so prepare yourselves from an incredible party and grab your tickets to Snowglobe here.
One of the biggest NYE celebrations has got to be Decadence in Colorado. Held at the Colorado Convention Center on December 30 and 31, Decadence CO will host 1788-L, Above & Beyond, Alison Wonderland, Bassnectar, Camelphat, Eric Prydz, Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Nora En Pure, Skrillex, Spencer Brown and Zeds Dead on day one. For day two, Decadence CO will bring 3LAU, Big Wild, Deorro, Griz, Ilan Bluestone, Illenium, Marshmello, The Him and Walker &Royce to end the festival in style. Tickets are on sale now, buy them here.
Decadence Arizona is the Pheonix version of Decadence Colorado. Taking place at the Rawhide Event Center on December 30 and 31, Decadence AZ offers it’s own lineup with 4B, Above & Beyond, Alison Wonderland, DJ Diesel, Drezo, Rezz, Skrillex, San Holo, Porter Robinson and more. Tickets are going fast, purchase yours here.
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