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Best Fest Quest 2017: The Final Nominees

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by Laura Mason | @masonlazarus Thu November 17, 2016 | 09:00 AM

UPDATE: Voting will remain open until 12pm PST, Wednesday, December 1, 2016. We experienced a momentary outage in our hosting platform on Friday, and this brief extension is for the inconvenience this may have caused. ( Here is a list of the world's time zones if you're not sure what time 12pm PST is for your location.)

Nominees have come in from the farthest reaches of the globe, from Swaziland in Africa to the tiny Faroe Islands near the Arctic Circle. Votes are piling up, and we want yours to help us freshen up our List for 2017! Remember, you could score an EPIC festival adventure just for clicking a few buttons. Don't let your favorite festival fall through the cracks!

Rules/How to Enter

1. VOTE for your favorite festival from the options below, and you’ll be entered to win 2 tickets and airfare to ANY festival in the world (except Burning Man). 

2. You can vote once per day through 12:00am PST November 30, 2016.

3. The prize winner and 30 NEW festivals will be announced in January 2017.

At the bottom of this page, the nominees are listed by region. Vote on your beloved festival by typing in the festival's name in the search bar at the bottom of this page. Find your fest, and cast your vote. It's that simple!

Check the list of festivals CURRENTLY on Fest300:

These festivals are NOT eligible to be voted on or nominated. They are already on the list.

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Africa

  • Bushfires (Swaziland)
  • Felabration (Nigeria)
  • Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) (Zimbabwe)
  • Mozamboogy (Mozambique)
  • Nyege Nyege Festival (Uganda)
  • Origin (South Africa)
  • Vic Falls Carnival (Zimbabwe)

Asia

  • Alfa Future People (Russia)
  • Baybeats (Singapore)
  • Cherry Blossom Lantern Fest (Ueno Sakura Matsuri) (Japan)
  • Clockenflap (Hong Kong)
  • Djakarta Warehouse Project (Indonesia)
  • Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia)
  • Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival (South Korea)
  • K-Pop World Festival (South Korea)
  • Magnetic Fields (India)
  • Midburn Israel (Israel)
  • NH7 Weekender (India; multiple cities)
  • Quest Festival (Vietnam)
  • Summer Sonic Festival (Japan)
  • Taico Club (Japan)
  • Wonderfruit (Thailand)
  • Zoukout (Singapore)

Europe

  • AgitÁgueda (Portugal)
  • Airbeat One (Germany)
  • Aldrei fór ég suður (I Never Went South) (Iceland)
  • Antaris Project (Germany)
  • Armada Croatia Festival (Croatia)
  • AVA Festival  (Belfast)
  • Balaton Sound  (Hungary)
  • Benicàssim  (Spain)
  • Berlin Festival of Lights (Germany)
  • Best Kept Secret  (Netherlands)
  • Bilbao BBK Live  (Spain)
  • Blissfields  (England)
  • Burning Mountain  (Switzerland)
  • Calvi on the Rocks  (France)
  • Cascamorras  (Spain)
  • Castlepalooza  (Ireland)
  • De Zwarte Cross  (Netherlands)
  • Defected  (Croatia)
  • Defqon 1  (Netherlands, Australia, Chile)
  • Deichbrand Germany)
  • Dekmantel  (Netherlands)
  • DGTL  (Netherlands)
  • Dour Festival ( Belgium)
  • Down the Rabbit Hole  (Netherlands)
  • Eastern Electrics (UK)
  • Electric Castle (Romania)
  • Electric Elephant (England)
  • Electric Love Festival (Austria)
  • End of the Road Festival (England)
  • Festival d'Avignon (France)
  • Festiwal Tauron Nowa Muzyka (Poland)
  • Field Day (England)
  • Flow (Finland)
  • G! (Faroe Islands)
  • Green Man (Wales)
  • Hideout Music Festival (Croatia)
  • Horizon Festival (Bulgaria)
  • INMusic Festival (Croatia)
  • Into the Valley (Sweden)
  • ItaliaWave Love Festival (Italy)
  • Junction 2 (England)
  • Keukenhof Flower Festival (Netherlands)
  • Le Cabaret Vert (France)
  • Let it Roll (Czech Republic)
  • Lief Festival (Netherlands)
  • Lost Village (UK)
  • Lovebox (England)
  • Love International (Croatia)
  • Lowlands Festival (Netherlands)
  • Magnetic Festival (Germany)
  • Masked Ball (UK, Cornwall)
  • Mayday (Germany)
  • Meadows in the Mountains (Bulgaria)
  • Military Tattoo (Scotland)
  • Musik FilmFestival (Austria)
  • Nature One (Germany)
  • OFF Festival (Poland)
  • Orange Warsaw Festival (Poland)
  • Paratissima (Italy; Macedonia)
  • Peace & Love Festival (Sweden)
  • Pete the Monkey (France)
  • Pohoda (Slovakia)
  • Przystanek Woodstock (Poland)
  • Rockwave Festival (Greece)
  • Sensation (Netherlands)
  • Solar Weekend (Netherlands)
  • SonneMondSterne (Germany)
  • Sonus Festival (Croatia)
  • splash! Festival (Germany)
  • Sunfall (London)
  • Sunwaves (Romania)
  • Sweden Rock Festival (Sweden)
  • T in the Park (Scotland)
  • Time Warp (Germany)
  • Unsound Festival (Poland)
  • Untold Festival (Romania)
  • UpFest (UK)
  • Valhalla Festival (Netherlands)
  • Vieilles Charrues (France)
  • VooV Experience (Germany)
  • We Are FSTVL (England)
  • We Love Green (France)
  • Weather Festival (France)

North America

  • Day Zero (Mexico)
  • Backwoods Music Fest (USA: Oklahoma)
  • Beach Goth (USA: California)
  • Big Dub (USA: Pennsylvania
  • Boogaloo Mountain Jam (USA: California)
  • Boots & Hearts Music Festival (Canada)
  • Boston Calling (USA: Massachusetts)
  • Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (USA:New York)
  • Catskill Chill (USA: New York)
  • Corona Capital (Mexico)
  • Crawfish Fest (USA: New Jersey)
  • Dancefestopia (USA: Missouri)
  • Day for Night (USA: Texas)
  • Digital Dreams (Canada)
  • Electric Paradise (Dominican Republic)
  • Enchanted Forest Gathering (USA: California)
  • EUPHORIA (USA: Texas)
  • F.A.R.M Fest (USA: New Jersey)
  • Faerieworlds (USA: Oregon)
  • Festival International de Louisiane (USA: Louisiana)
  • Festival Western de St-Tite (Canada)
  • Forecastle (USA: Kentucky)
  • FORM Arcosanti (USA: Arizona)
  • Fozzyfest (Canada, British Columbia)
  • Freaky Deaky (USA: Illinois)
  • Free Press Summer Festival (USA: Texas)
  • French Quarter Fest (USA: Louisiana)
  • FYF Fest (USA: California)
  • Gathering of the Juggalos (USA: Ohio)
  • Genius Loci (Mexico)
  • Gratitude: Migration (USA: New Jersey)
  • Great North: Music & Arts Festival (USA: Maine)
  • Hangtown Halloween Ball (USA: California)
  • IglooFest (Canada)
  • KAABOO (USA: California)
  • Konnexion (USA: Idaho)
  • Manana Festival (Cuba)
  • Maryland Deathfest (USA: Maryland)
  • McDowell Mountain Music Festival (USA: Arizona)
  • Mountain Jam (US: New York)
  • Muddy Roots (USA: Tennessee)
  • Newport Jazz Fest (USA: Rhode Island)
  • North Coast Music Fest (USA: Illinois)
  • NoWoodstock (USA: Wyoming)
  • Okeechobee Festival (USA: Florida)
  • One Love Experience (USA: California)
  • Panorama Music Festival (USA: New York)
  • Pickathon (USA: Oregon)
  • Porcfest (USA: New Hampshire)
  • Pow! Wow! Hawaii (USA: Hawaii)
  • PSYCHO Las Vegas (USA: Nevada)
  • Punk Rock Bowling (USA: Nevada)
  • RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest [Ottawa Bluesfest] (Canada)
  • Reggae on the River (USA: California)
  • Resonance Festival (USA: Ohio) 
  • Riot Fest (USA: Michigan)
  • Roots & Blues BBQ (USA: Missouri)
  • Serenity Gathering (USA: California)
  • Shaky Knees (USA: Georgia)
  • Shangri-La Festival (US: Minnesota)
  • Spring Awakening (USA: Illinois)
  • Stilldream Festival (USA: California)
  • Summer Set Music & Camping Festival (USA: Wisconsin)
  • Sweetwater 420 (USA: Georgia)
  • The Rock Boat (Mexico/Belize)
  • Treefort Music Festival (USA: Idaho)
  • Tribeca Film Festival (USA: New York)
  • Trillectro (USA: Maryland)
  • Veld Music Festival (Canada)
  • X- Fest (Canada: Calgary)

South America

  • Festival Vallenato (Colombia)
  • Fiesta Nacional del Sol South (Argentina)

Oceania

  • Burning Seed (Australia)
  • Chi Wow Wah Town (Australia)
  • Earth Frequency Festival (Australia)
  • Golden Plains (Australia)
  • Lost Paradise (Australia)
  • Luminate Festival (New Zealand)
  • Mountain Songs (Australia, New South Wales)
  • St Jerome’s Laneway Festival (Australia
  • Subsonic (Australia)
  • The Falls Festival (Australia)
  • The Pleasure Garden Australia)
  • Wide Open Spaces Festival (Australia)
  • Woodford Folk Festival (Australia)
  • YEMAYA (Australia)