If you are a music lover and you like to discover new genres in unknown festivals around the world, this post is for you. Today in Topfestivales we travel, in particular, to a point of Latin America to know some of the best festivals in Mexico.
The Mexican population has a great taste for contemporary music and thanks to this, more and more festivals are taking place, occupying a very prominent place among the other cultural areas of the country. Are you ready to discover them?
TOP festivals in Mexico that you must know
A few days ago you already knew some of the best festivals in Latin America, but today we are going to focus on one of those countries that make up that continent: Mexico.
Today from Topfestivales we will introduce you to some of the best festivals in Mexico, because this country is no longer a simple destination for those who travel looking for beach and party, but today hosts a lot of music festivals of all genres. Do you want to know what they are? Let's start!
The Festival Iberoamericano de Cultura Musical Vive Latino, known simply as Vive Latino, is one of the most popular festivals hosted by Mexico since 1999, except for 2021 which could not be held due to the pandemic conditions. In this festival you can enjoy very diverse alternative music genres such as rock, reggae, rap or many others.
This event is held, as we have said, annually at the Foro Sol in Mexico City, and welcomes in its lineup great Latin and international artists of different genres and styles. It is worth mentioning that in its beginnings this festival was focused on the rock genre, but little by little it has been diversifying the type of music it offered to include others such as electronic, national music, reggae or rap, among others.
To give you an idea, in other editions were present artists such as: Editors, The 1975, Foals, Santana, Caifanes, Bengala, Café Tacvba, Ximena Sariñana, Ska-P, Nach, Intocable, Juanes, Hello Seahorse!, Bándalos Chinos or María Barracuda, among others.
The festival usually takes place in the month of March and general festival tickets start at $1,990. So what, do you want to know one of the best festivals in Mexico?
The Corona Capital is a festival that has been held since 2010 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, where you can enjoy the best alternative music and the best of the rock, punk, metal, hip hop and electronic genres. This festival is also sponsored by the famous beer brand that gives its name to the festival.
The event, which has managed to become one of the largest festivals in Latin America, competes with other festivals like Coachella and Lollapallooza calling in its lineup to great international artists such as Keane, Weezer, The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, Years & Years, Billie Eilish, Tame Impala, The Chemical Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Phoenix and Chromeo, among many others.
Currently the Corona Capital usually takes place during the month of November and you can find tickets from $2,699 or day tickets from $1,799. Come and live a unique experience!
Electric Daisy Carnival is its full name, although it is known abbreviated as EDC. It is a festival of electronic music which is held annually in Mexico and covers genres such as EDM, House, Dance, Electro, drum and bass, Techno, dance-punk, Hard dance, Dubstep, Trance, or Trapamong others.
EDC Mexico is also celebrated in other countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, Japan, China, South Korea or India, and due to its great popularity it has become one of the biggest electronic music festivals in the world.
Artists such asDimitri Vegas & Like Mike, GG Magree, Gryffin, Kygo, RL Grime, Polo & Pan, Skrillex or Solardo, Eric Prydz, Headhuterz, Maceo Plex, Marshmello, Noisia, Tchami, Tiësto, Vini Vici or Zedd have played on its stage.
EDC is usually held in Mexico around February, where psychedelia, nature and diverse experiences are the protagonists of this great party. In addition you can find your subscription and tickets from $750. Are you ready to discover one of the best festivals in Mexico?
Machaca Fest is one of the best known music festivals in Mexico. But, besides being a music festival, it is also a festival of art and traditions, which has more than seven editions behind it and brings together a wide range of artists in its lineup, both national and international. This event is held in Monterrey, in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, since 2011 and brings together more than 30,000 attendees in each edition.
This festival offers a great variety of genres, from rock or reggaeton to Mexican popular music. To give you an idea, artists like Gwen Stefani, Bad Bunny, Los Ángeles Azules, Mägo de Oz, Vico C, Cuco, Jumbo, Metric, Camilo Séptimo, Carlos Sadness, Chetes, Comisario Pantera, Costera, FNTXY, Ska-P, Jaguares, Gente de Zona, La Plebada or Sabino, among others, are some of those who were present in other editions.
In addition, in this event, you can also find food stalls or foodtrucks with typical or traditional food of the region, recreational areas, merch and attractions. You can find all this in the next edition of Machaca Fest, which is usually held in June in Monterrey's Fundidora Park.
Hellow Festival is a music festival held annually since 2008 in the city of Monterrey, Mexico. This event has a large and diverse musical offer that mixes genres such as pop, rock, electronic, Latin music, rap and hip hop.
In all of its editions, there are national and international artists such as Weezer, LCD SoundSystem, DJ Snake, Steve Aoki, Los Amigos Invisibles, Zoé, The Sounds, Devendra Banhart, Empire of The Sun, Washed Out, Calle 13, Deadmau5?
This event takes place every August in an old factory located in the Fundidora Park, in Monterrey, and welcomes in each of its editions, since 2017, more than 76,000 attendees. Are you convinced by this festival? Well, you can find their tickets and passes from $1,090.