This year is loaded with top performers and destinations for an ultimate music festival experience. No matter what genre you love, this year will not disappoint. Check out the must-attend festivals of 2019.
Get the feel of the waves at this festival that adorns the shores of Doheny State Beach. You know you’re in good hands when the organizers are professional surfer Kelly Slater & Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. No need to search for a better festival than this one right in Dana Point, California.
Performers: Jenny Lewis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Tash Sultana & more!
Cost Ranges: $128–$1,350
Once Upon a Time in the LBC
It’s not a hard decision about going to this Ultimate Festival in LBC featuring some of the monster stars of rap. This massive line-up is sure to deliver and also presents DJ sets by Funk Freaks and Scam & Jam. No surprise the festival is in Long Beach, CA.
Performers: Snoop Dogg, DMX, YG, The Game, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Warren G. & more!
Cost Ranges: $100–$4,500
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 12-14 & April 19-21
Despite the varying opinion of this Monster Festival, Coachella is one of the largest festivals known. It offers a variety of musicians and is known to set the fashion trend for the year; cruise to Indio, California either weekend to catch this infamous festival.
Performers: Ariana Grande, Tame Impala, Childish Gambino, Janelle Monae, The 1975, Alice Merton, & more!
Cost Ranges: $429–$999
Beyond Wonderland Festival
Fall down the rabbit hole or jump through the looking glass to this epic Alice in Wonderland-themed music festival. The stage themes create an ultimate fan experience that includes: The Queen’s Domain, Mad Hatter’s Castle, Caterpillar’s Garden, Cheshire Woods, and Beyond Wench. Follow the rabbit to San Bernardino, CA.
Performers: Don Diablo, Flux Pavillion, Aly & Fila, Seven Lions & more!
Cost Range: $99–$196
Stagecoach Country Music Festival
One of the best country music festivals to attend featuring classic and new artists. Tons of activities are offered such as dancing at the Honky-Tonk Dance Hall, eating some famous BBQ by Guy Fieri, and visiting the gorgeous Budweiser Clydesdales. Buzz down to Indio, CA to take part in this fun-packed event.
Performers: Charlie Overby, Luke Bryan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sammy Kershaw & more!
Cost Range: $369–$1,399
Like Totally Music Festival
This is the ’80s lover’s dream festival. It features 1980s bands, food trucks, and a full bar. Enjoy celebrity impersonators, an ’80s-themed costume contest, and more! Head to Huntington Beach, California to blast back to the past.
Performers: The Romantics, The Greg Kihn Band, Animotion, ABC, Flashback Heart Attack, B-Movie & more!
Cost Range: $65–$2,600
Whether you grew up beachside or just a fan of the lifestyle, this is a must-attend beachlife festival/party. The Beachlife Festival is partnering up with the World Surf League to host the 19th annual 2019 Big Wave Surf Awards. This event showcases some of the most talented surfers in the world. Cruise to Redondo Beach, California for an excellent weekend.
Performers: Best Coast, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Slightly Stoopid, Willie Nelson & Family, Ziggy Marley & more!
Cost Range: $275–$2,600
Just Like Heaven Festival
This festival is a new event but is coordinated by Coachella producer Goldenvoice. It is a single day event, so each day requires its own ticket. This event is headlining a variety of artists and is held at Long Beach, California.
Performers: Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ra Ra Riot, Beach House, The Rapture & more!
Cost Range: $99–$300
OC Music Festival
This event has two music stages and will be featuring the best local bands in Southern Cali. This festival is backed by DJE Sound & Lighting. An excellent pick for campers and music lovers of old & new talent. Grab your gear and head to Silverado, CA.
Performers: Groove Sessions, Cubensis, Dupp Brothers, Shred is Dead-Marcus Rezak & more!
Cost Ranges: $89–$189
Back to the Beach Festival
Break out the sunblock and get ready for a hot line-up at this jammin’ event. This is a family-friendly fiesta equipped with a Lil’ Punk Kidzone for the kiddos, tons of delicious food options, and beach games galore for a weekend you’re sure to remember. Head to Huntington Beach, California to have some fun in the sun.
Performers: Blink-182, Less Than Jake, Goldfinger, Anthony Green & more!
Cost Ranges: $79.99–$4,837
With all of these great festivals going on, you’re sure to fit at least one into your schedule! Let us know in the comments which festival you’re the most excited for!