Here's How You Can Save on Your Favorite Festivals in August

Article by: Casey Berg|@bergcaseyy

Tue July 31, 2018 | 14:40 PM

We're obsessed with festivals, just like you. As fellow festival lovers, we want to help you discover the enchanting world of festivals without breaking the bank, as well as connect with a global community of fellow festival lovers. Whether you're the music festival type who loves seeing your favorite artists on larger-than-life stages, or more of a food festival kind of person who prefers chowing down on exquisite culinary delights from around the world, there is a festival for everyone on Everfest – and we want to help you get there.

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Wanderlust, Whistler, BC, Canada (August 2-5, 2018)

More than just a yoga festival, Wanderlust combines natural outdoor beauty with fun activities, musical performances, healthy foods, and inspiring lectures. With multiple locations across North America, this particular segment takes place in the immaculate woodlands of British Columbia. Nourish your soul, feed your mind, build your body, and don’t forget your yoga mat.

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Hip Hop Film Festival NYC, New York, New York (August 2-5, 2018)

Hip-hop culture is everywhere. Since the late ‘90s, its popularity has spread like wildfire into all corners of the world, and people can’t get enough of it. They aren’t just consumers, either; they live and breathe the culture, and they’re some of the most talented people without an outlet to share their passion. The Hip Hop Film Festival in New York City flips the script by screening films from filmmakers who grew up with and embody the culture.

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ARISE Music Festival, Loveland, Colorado (August 3-5, 2018)

Located in the vast green meadows of Colorado, ARISE Music Festival sets the scene for the perfect summer getaway. Bring your hula hoops and yoga mats to take part in the activities then get ready to groove to the sounds of summer with Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure, Pepper and more!

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Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island (August 3-5, 2018)

We all know popular music these days consist of a disc jockey manipulating beats and rappers dominating the charts. But where did it all stem from? That’s right, jazz. Newport Jazz Festival was the very first outdoor music festival in the United States – and the country’s most famous jazz festival – in Fort Adams State Park. Over three summer days at Rhode Island’s Newport Harbor, the Newport Jazz Festival provides opportunity to catch more notable jazz artists than most people hear in a lifetime.

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Travelers’ Rest Festival, Missoula, Montana (August 4-5, 2018)

Music-lovers and dedicated fans of The Decemberists will love this festival’s live music performances, its intimate vibes and emphasis on supporting local businesses. Expect lots of craft beers among flannel-clad hipsters as the festival takes place at the Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater.

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Petaluma Music Festival, Petaluma, California (August 4, 2018)

This non-profit, volunteer-run festival is all about showing love to its community by creating fun-filled family-friendly vibes that benefit music programs in local public schools. Petaluma Music Festival exists so children can find their inner musician while being exposed to the wonderful world of music, which many school systems lack. Across four fantastic stages at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, you’ll rock out to 15 acts (local and national), spanning jam band, rock, indie, bluegrass and funk music acts.

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Shadefest Music Festival, Elkins, West Virginia (August 9-11, 2018)

As long as you maintain a friendly, collaborative atmosphere with good friends in tow, location doesn’t matter. This especially rings true for the Shadefest Music Festival which, after three radiant years on the shores of Maryland, is moving to a stunning new location in Elkins, West Virginia. The jam band music festival is well known for an intimate environment that fosters interaction between fans and artists, and it won’t be any different this year. So feel the music, bring your friends, and sustain good vibes all weekend long.

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Organic Fest, Wilseyville, California (August 10-12, 2018)

Organic Fest blends together traditional and unconventional bass music with organic food vendors and much more, surrounded by tall evergreens and mild temperatures in Northern California. The lineup is stacked with forward-thinking acts and DJs spanning experimental bass music, conscious hip-hop and rap, future bass, trap and dubstep across multiple stages. This year, catch G Jones, Opiuo, and so many more turntable talents. But remember to take a break from the neck snapping to engage in the multitude of activities taking place on the grounds.

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Bellwether Music Festival, Waynesville, Ohio (August 10-11, 2018)

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MGMT, who will play Bellwether Music Festival 2018. Photo by: MGMT

In its inaugural year, Bellwether Music Festival is kicking off its reign with MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Local Natives, and other alternative bands. Alternating between two stages across from each other, you’ll hear everything from new wave and post-punk to psychedelic rock and synth-pop. Regardless of subgenre, it’s all about good music here, and you’ll find it in spades as you journey between stages. The best part is that you’ll never have to worry about missing a performance, because the schedule allows for only one act to play at a time.

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Wild Woods Music and Arts Festival, Croydon, New Hampshire (August 10-11, 2018)

Wild Woods Music and Arts Festival takes place on the picturesque Page Farm in New Hampshire. The lineup is stacked this year with a pleasant mix of genres including Lotus and Emancipator Ensemble! Pack your camping gear and get ready for a monumental experience filled with dope beats and incredible art.

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Victory Cup, Governors Island, New York (August 11, 2018)

Known as “America’s Polo Match!”, this unique traveling festival takes place all over the United States, visiting everywhere from New York City all the way to Austin, Texas, with each event sporting its own theme. In case you don’t know what polo is, it’s an action-packed team sport where opposing teams try to score goals against each other on horseback. There’s also huge range of activities for guests and their families to enjoy, ranging from savory wine tastings, exquisite farm-to-table dinners, a Battle of the Chefs Tasting Competition, hot air balloon launches and much more. You can also groove to an outstanding lineup of jazz bands, country artists and many other toe-tapping acts from around the country.

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Elements Music & Arts Festival, New York, New York (August 11, 2018)

You didn’t pay much attention in your basic chemistry lessons, but that’s okay because you can leave it up to the stage for a more engaging lesson. Immerse yourself in the technological, artistic world of Elements NYC! The Elements Festival features a large cast of quality musicians who pulse their way through dance, house, and experimental music at Hunts Point in the Bronx. Your attention will also shift to some interactive art, pyrotechnics and extreme sports demonstrations in case you need a solid review period.

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STS9 Wave Spell Live, Belden, California (August 16-19. 2018)

STS9 Wave Spell Live is an intimate festival focused completely on music, art, and community created by none other than, STS9—who are playing 9 total sets throughout the weekend. It is a small utopia where the music and art flow constantly, nonstop at all hours, day and night with a multitude of activities such as workshops, yoga, swimming, beach hangs, and so much more!

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Mad Liberation, Hammonton, New Jersey (August 18-20, 2018)

Nestled in the pines of Paradise Lakes Campgrounds, Mad Liberation combines natural wonders, amazing music, overnight camping and infectious vibes to help free your soul. Escape from the pressures of daily life, leave the toxicity of the outside world behind and trade it in for the serene beauty of Mother Nature. Liberate yourself; it’s all rampant positivity from here on out.

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Velorama Festival, Denver, Colorado (August 17-19, 2018)

More than a music festival, Velorama combines Colorado’s love for live music with all things cycling. Get your bike shorts on because Velorama features the start and finish of the second annual Colorado Classic pro bicycle race; multiple competitive races; an interactive bike expo with test tracks for road bikes; e-bikes, a beer relay, and an opportunity to race the train as it passes along the west side of the festival grounds. All this and tons of live music from popular alternative bands including Modest Mouse, Cold War Kids, and more!

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Das Energi Music Festival, Magna, Utah (August 17-18, 2018)

Utah probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think “dance music,” but it does boast the picturesque and playa-esque Great Salt Lake. Here, the Das Energi Festival has raged since 2012, and was voted the #1 music festival in Utah by City Weekly’s Reader Choice Awards in 2017. Get ready to dance and head bang ‘til your neck breaks on the southern shores of The Great Saltair.

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Bat Fest ATX, Austin, Texas (August 18, 2018)

You may know Austin, Texas, as the Music Capital of the World, but were you aware that the city is also home to the largest urban bat colony in the U.S.? From March through November at sundown, roughly 1.5 million bats emerge from under a bridge and take flight into the night. This is a daily activity that thousands of people enjoy, but the annual Bat Fest takes it up a notch with live music performances, arts and crafts vendors, a costume contest and other bat-themed activities.

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Wanderlust, Tremblant, QC, Canada (August 24-26, 2018)


Wanderlust has become a household name in the yogi community with brick-and-mortar studios scattered throughout the country and renowned festivals sprouting up in beautiful outdoor spaces. Speaking of, Wanderlust Tremblant combines yoga with live music, farm-to-table food, outdoor adventures, inspirational speakers, and healing vibes in the exquisite mountaintops of Canada.

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Faerieworlds, Portland, Oregon (August 24-26, 2018)

We could all use a break from reality. Reignite your imagination and make the trek to Hornings Hideout outside of Portland, Oregon, for the annual Faerieworlds festival. As the largest fantasy and faerie-themed festival in the U.S., its whimsical nature and playful energy will make you believe in magic again. And the music is otherworldly as well, with an eclectic lineup ranging from electronica and eastern melodies to Celtic fusion and indigenous music

Get 75% off 2- or 3-day weekend passes or 50% off camping passports with Everfest Premium.

Breakaway Music Festival, Columbus, Ohio (August 24-26, 2018)

Breakaway Music Festival is a genre-spanning concert event that takes place in Major League Soccer stadiums throughout the United States. This particular festival takes place in Columbus, Ohio, with headliners consisting of ODESZA, Halsey, and Migos. We weren’t kidding when we said “genre-spanning.” Get your best dancing shoes on because you won’t want to miss a beat.

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GRIDLIFE Music & Motorsports Festival, Braselton, Georgia (August 24-26, 2018)

GRIDLIFE is a Motorsports Party that brings all aspects of car culture together in a weekend-long, full-production music festival. Loud music and even louder cars, what more can you ask for? Get your engines started because this festival is packed with activities from races and car shows to concerts and camping.

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Huichica East, Pine Plains, New York (August 24-26, 2018)

Huichica East offers great music, heavenly food and wine pairings, and laid back vibes on Chaseholm Farm in upstate New York. There is no bad seat at this family-friendly boutique festival. Pack a blanket, relax and blend in with the crowd of musicians, wine enthusiasts, foodies and music fans.

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Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City, Louisiana (August 30-September 3, 2018)

Steeped in 70 years of tradition, Downtown Morgan City comes alive with boat parades, live music entertainment, arts and crafts, and nonstop family fun. The festival offers a wide swath of foot-tapping music including Zydeco, Cajun, country and pop acts and best of all, there is no admission fee. All you have to do is find a spot under the towering oaks, bust out a lawn chair and enjoy great music while chowing down on some Cajun prawns.

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Rhythm & Roots Festival, Charlestown, Rhode Island (August 31-September 2, 2018)

The annual Rhythm and Roots Festival has served as the grand finale to every Rhode Island summer for 20 years. This three-day, four-stage, all-ages festival takes place over Labor Day Weekend at the expansive Ninigret Park in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Thousands of attendees converge on Ninigret to camp for the weekend, and transform the park into a festive and colorful impromptu village full of live music and radiant vibes.

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Natural Land Camping & Music Festival, Alexander, Arkansas (August 31-September 1, 2018)

The Natural Land Camping & Music Festival is Arkansas’s latest experiment in hard-hitting sounds, overnight camping and all things fun in the midst of Mother Nature. Taking place just outside of Little Rock in the charming town of Alexander is Carter Off-Road Park, Natural Land is takes full advantage of the park’s natural beauty by transforming it into a basshead’s paradise.

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Dry Diggings Festival, Placerville, California (August 31-September 2, 2018)

Sounds like something a paleontologist would attend, but there are no bones here. You’ll unwind to the tune of California’s outstanding reggae scene, delicious craft beer from the region’s highly regarded breweries and exquisite live-painting demonstrations.

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ATX Food Truck Festival, Austin, Texas (August 31, 2018)

According to an article from the Austin Business Journal, there are more than four food trucks per 100,000 residents in Austin. Their wheels take them wherever they please – ideally where hungry customers gather. In this case, local food trucks are setting up shop at Barton Creek Square in Austin, Texas. Known as the ATX Food Truck Festival, this monthly feast on wheels offers a variety of mouthwatering eats, mixed drinks and live music for ravenous Austinites.

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