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Top Music Festivals in South Florida

Music Festivals in South Florida

South Florida is a music festival mecca. You can find any flavor or style of melody – from country to hip hop and beyond – at a variety of special music events throughout the year. Warning: music festivals in Florida can be highly addictive. Once you try one, you’ll want to come back for more!

SUNFEST
May 3-6, 2018
West Palm Beach, Florida
Spanning four days with 50 bands on three stages along the waterfront, Sunfest is a popular music festival in South Florida. With an art fair, live artist demonstrations, floating bars, a 5K race, delectable food and a stunning fireworks finale, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of entertainment…along with great music to keep you moving!

TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL
April 6-8, 2018
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
It’s Tortuga Time! A portion of the proceeds for the annual Tortuga Music Festival goes to charities that support ocean conservation. Enjoy an impressive lineup including Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam, Snoop Dog, DJ Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Cheap Trick and Eric Church as well as a fun, interactive experience at Conservation Village.

FORT ROCK 2018
April 28-29, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
This festival is for serious heavy metal fans. It’s a two-day, hard-rocking event featuring big-name bands such as Ozzy Osbourne, Breaking Benjamin, Stone Temple Pilots, Five Finger Death Punch and much more. The event is held rain or shine!

ROLLING LOUD FESTIVAL
May 11-13, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, FL
This three-day event is the world’s largest hip hop festival & continues to grow. Last year alone, 40,000 fans attended the festivities. Already 95% sold out for 2018, Rolling Loud Festival features well known artists such a Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Travis Scott, Future, N.E.R.D., and many more. Get your tickets ASAP!

VANS WARPED TOUR
August 5, 2018
West Palm Beach, Florida
This traveling rock tour has circled the U.S. every summer for the past 23 years. This year will (sadly) be the last full cross-country run. The Vans Warped Tour stays true to its roots as the largest traveling music festival in the country, featuring a vast lineup of artists such as 30H!3, Asking Alexandria, Beartooth, Black Veil Brides, Taking Back Sunday, and more.

RIPTIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL
December 2018
Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida
Set in sunny Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Riptide Music Festival is the largest two-day alternative and classic hits music festival. In addition to the music, you can enjoy the Sports Oasis with free swag and ESPN on TVs all weekend long, a wine garden, a food court fit for foodies, face painting and henna tattoos or wander through the city’s must-see Underground Village.

9 MILE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Date TBD 2019
Virginia Key Beach, Miami, Florida
The 9 Mile Music Festival turns 25 years old in 2019…and organizers are planning a party fitting of this milestone anniversary. As the original south Florida reggae festival, it reflects a message of “positivity, unity and one-ness” that stays true to this genre. Check their website for information on dates and the lineup which will feature artists from across the globe.

Stay Near Florida’s Top Music Festivals

Renaissance Plantation is the place you want to be to enjoy all of South Florida’s incredible music festivals. We are centrally located just minutes from all major highways with easy access to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida’s other major cities and beaches. When it’s time to recharge, you’ll appreciate our comfortable and stylish guestrooms and suites with refrigerators, flat screen TVs equipped and premium cable TV, high-speed Internet access and black-out curtains. Before hitting the festival, enjoy a great meal at our onsite restaurant Bin 595 or take advantage of in-room dining with service until 11 pm. We’ll keep you refreshed and ready for all the fun!