Music Festivals In Europe 2020

7 Unmissable Music Festivals In Europe 2020

Music lovers, listen up! A festival is a simple concept of bringing people together to have a good time. There are tens of thousands of them around the world, but if you had to had to create a 2020 festival bucket list what would it look like? Well, we have the best music festivals in Europe.

These are the festivals that are worth turning into a vacation. If it’s on the festival bucket list you might not just travel to another country, but indeed half way around the world.

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1. Primavera Sound – Barcelona, Spain

When you are using the tapestry of this wonderful city and the proximity to the beach for a music festival you know it is going to be something good.

Amazing live acts, lots of chill areas to spend time with friends as well as a city packed full of great food. The festival has a wonderful vibe because so many nationalities visit the city especially for the event. One for the 2020 festival bucket list.

2. Meadows In The Mountains – Bulgaria

Meadows in the Mountains is one of the world’s most unique music festivals. It takes place 850m above sea level in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains. The music line up is super alternative, with something for everyone. There’s also Bulgarian folklore classes, storytelling, open mic sessions and all sorts of activities and events.

There’s no better festival sight than watching the sunrise over a mountain.

3. Defqon.1 Weekend Festival – Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands

Defqon.1 Weekend Festival is a hard dance festival that’s a dream come true for hardstyle, hard house and hard techno fans. There’s 14 stages, a lineup of over 250 artists and upwards of 80,000 attendees. This means that the festival is the biggest of its kind anywhere in the world.

The theme is ‘One Tribe’, with fans from all over the world uniting in their passion for the harder styles of music during the ultimate weekend of madness.

4. Glastonbury – Planton, England

Glastonbury Festival is one of the world’s most famous music and performing arts festivals. Every year around 175,000 people flock to this country farm to spend the weekend listening to the biggest names in music.

What began as a small, local event on a family farm in 1970 is now the largest green space open air festival in the world. Tickets famously fly out quickly, but the BBC streams most of the main stage sets for live TV.  But honestly? You should do everything you can to get your hands on a ticket.

5. Tomorrowland – Boon, Belgium

The Tomorrowland brand now straddles the world. It has multiple global events but the original was in Belgium is still the place to go.

The world’s best DJs play to huge crowds with special aeroplanes jetting in, as party goers arrive from all over the world. The spirit of the festival is very much focused on youth with an ambition to lead and inspire the next generation. Tickets sell out fast, but if you manage to get one you’ll never forget this festival.

Music Festivals In Europe 2020

6. Snowbombing – Mayrhofen, Austria

The best live bands and DJs from across the globe convene on the Austrian slopes for a snow party that takes things to a whole new level.

2020 will feature six headline venues, four mountain stages, forest parties, butchers shop bashes and their infamous igloo raves. Being on a mountain party has never been this much fun.

Music Festivals In Europe 2020

7. Parklife – Manchester, England

In a city that is famous around the world for music, they’ve managed to create a brilliant festival that is packed every single year.

It’s big enough to have the huge acts, but also close to the city with an intimate feel to ensure it doesn’t feel too big. If the sun is shining in Manchester in June, a day at Park Life is one of the best music festivals in Europe.

Music Festivals In Europe 2020

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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