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

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by Casey Berg Thu September 28, 2017 | 10:03 AM

We're obsessed with festivals, just like you. We wouldn't be working for a festival company if we weren't! As fellow festival lovers, we want to help you discover the enchanting world of festivals without breaking your piggy bank, and connect with a global community of fellow festival lovers while you're at it. 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.

Join Everfest to become part of our awesome festival community online to make memorable experiences offline! With over 16,000 festivals in twelve unique categories, seven continents, and over 97 countries, you are bound to find the fest that best fits you. Save your favorites, create your calendar, and get notified of new perks just by signing up.

As festival-goers, we've made it our mission to partner with premier festivals to provide you with enhanced experiences and exclusive deals for only $49/year. If you aren’t an Everfest Premium member yet, what are you waiting for? Sign up here.

Scroll through all the incredible deals coming up this month and check out even more here.

Joshua Tree Music Festival, Joshua Tree, California (October 5-8, 2017)

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Photo by: Jacob Avanzato

Joshua Tree National Park has been the hub of inspiration for musicians, artists, thinkers, and poets throughout the years. Located in sunny California, the quirky desert landscape provides the perfect space for this eclectic gathering. This intimate festival celebrates music and art on the idea that “music is the soul of life, and that art enriches and saves lives.”

Get 50% off All Weekend passes and 35% off Car Camping passes with Everfest Premium.

The Festy Experience, Arrington, Virginia (October 5-8, 2017)

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The Festy Experience is the festival for friends to listen to great music, enjoy beautiful scenery, sip on craft beer, and munch on delicious food. It carries a laidback vibe that will encourage you to sit around the bonfire, meet new friends, and laugh until the sun rises. Listen to all the music from bluegrass to rock to country and never miss a beat!

Get 50% off Adult Camping and Day-Tripper Weekend Festival Access with Everfest Premium.

Austin City Limits Festival Weekend One, Austin, Texas (October 6-8, 2017)

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Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) takes place in the Live Music Capital of the World. Boasting a lineup for serious music fans that attracts over 400,000 people year after year, this festival stands as one of the biggest in the world. Along with its killer lineup, ACL Fest complements the music with tons of delicious food to keep you energized all weekend.

Get 3-Day General Admission tickets to SOLD OUT Weekend One with Everfest Premium.

A3C Festival, Atlanta, Georgia (October 4-8, 2017)

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Hip-hop lives at A3C Festival & Conference. A3C brings together music industry professionals to connect, learn, create, and discover the next generation of stars while honoring the legends and trailblazers of hip-hop.

Get 75% off Festival and Conference passes with Everfest Premium.

Taste Talks, Chicago, Illinois (October 6-8, 2017)

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Taste Talks gathers professionals in the food industry to share their talents. Chefs, writers, farmers, musicians, entrepreneurs, and others host cookouts, conferences, parties, panels, and tastings to indulge your tastebuds and your minds. Join the tasty conversation.

Get 50% off Foodie passes and All-Access passes with Everfest Premium.

Taste of DC, Washington DC (October 7-8, 2017)

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Food vendors, beverage enthusiasts, and live entertainment congregate on the blocks of the nation’s capital for Taste of DC. With the White House as the backdrop, tantalize your tastebuds at this culinary festival. Enter here to win 2 Drink Lovers Packages from Taste of DC!

Get 50% off Tasteband – Basic Package and $5 off Drink Lovers Package with Everfest Premium.

Bacon & Beer Classic, Scottsdale, Arizona (October 7, 2017)

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Bacon and beer – a match made in heaven. The Bacon & Beer Classic travels around taking place in sports stadiums across the nation. With the unique venue, tons of beer options, and lots of bacon-infused meals, this event is a tailgater's paradise. Party at the Scottsdale Stadium, play games, and compete in the bacon eating contest!

Get $20 off VIP tickets with Everfest Premium.

International Bacon Fest, Houston, Texas (October 7, 2017)

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Did somebody say bacon? If you are a fan of this sizzling meat (who isn’t?), you have to attend Grandma’s Boy International Bacon Fest. This festival features pork and bacon dishes from different regions and cultures along with a Hawaiian luau, contests, and live entertainment. Truly a fun event for the whole family.

Get 50% off VIP with Everfest Premium.

Punta Mona Jungle Camp, Limon, Costa Rica (October 10-15, 2017)

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Brought to you by the co-founders of Envision Festival, Jungle Camp is the summer camp of your dreams. This transformational camp offers enriching workshops and incredible music. Taking place in the beautiful Costa Rica jungle, you’ll never want to leave this tropical paradise to return to the humdrum of reality.

Get $50 off registration and Glamping upgrades with Everfest Premium.

Hillberry Music Festival, Eureka Springs, Arkansas (October 12-16, 2017)

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Photo by: Phil Clarkin

Natural beauty, spectacular panoramic views, and twangy tunes collide on a private farm to produce the country’s most beloved bluegrass music festival. Hillberry’s creative genre fusions and fluid breakdowns guarantee plenty of fun for the whole family at The Farm.

Get 75% off 4-Day or 3-Day Event passes with Everfest Premium.

III Points, Miami, Florida (October 13-15, 2017)

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III Points combines music, art, and technology to Florida to bridge the gap between the South Beach lifestyle and the emerging cultural renaissance. With headliners like The Gorillaz, The XX, and Nicolas Jaar, your ears will love you while the rest of your senses eat up the surroundings.

Get $100 off VIP passes and 50% off Merch with Everfest Premium.

Wine Riot, Chicago, Illinois (October 13-14, 2017)

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Photo by: James Coletta

Winos, wine connoisseurs, and master swishers, Wine Riot is the festival for you. Educate yourself on wines from across the world. Distinguish different flavors from one another. Wine Riot will guide you through the whites and the reds, the rosés, the merlots and the chardonnays, so you will leave as a wine expert.

Get 50% off tickets with Everfest Premium.

Arizona Taco Festival, Scottsdale, Arizona (Oct 14-15, 2017)

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Imagine a situation in which you can get the best tacos in the world, chase them down with tequila, all while laughing and dancing to live entertainment. You can experience just that at the Arizona Taco Festival. Vote for your favorite taco to win the weekend competition. Compete in the ultimate taco eating contest. Experience the mouth-watering collision of crispy and soft shells with meats, cheeses, and toppings of endless variety.

Get a FREE ticket with Everfest Premium.

Bacon & Beer Classic, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 14, 2017)

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Party in the Llama Lot of downtown Las Vegas while indulging in all the greasy goodness. Sample beers from around the region and choose your favorite. Whoever decided to dedicate a festival to bacon and beer deserves a Nobel Prize.

Get $20 off VIP tickets with Everfest Premium.

Halifax Pop Explosion, Halifax, Nova Scotia (October 18-21, 2017)

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Halifax Pop Explosion (HPX) is an international music festival and conference. While the festival features an amazing array of independent artists, the conference allows digital industry professionals to network and communicate with audiences interested in their respective fields. Similar to Austin’s SXSW, HPX presents over 150 speakers, comedians, and artists in multiple venues from Canada and other parts of the world.

Get $80 off VIP with Everfest Premium.

Warrior Dash, Saint Francisville, Louisiana (October 21, 2017)

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Be the warrior you were born to be and conquer the Warrior Dash. You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to get involved in this one. Defeat each obstacle, get your hands dirty, and make it to the finish line to enjoy your well-deserved party afterwards.

Get Early Bird Pricing and Preferred Wave Time upgrades with Everfest Premium.

Spirits of Mexico, Austin, Texas (October 19, 2017)

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Without Mexico, we would live in a world without tacos, burritos, and most importantly, without tequila. Celebrate the culture with lots and lots of tequila, sotol, mezcal, and more while pairing it with authentic Latin dishes. Learn how tequila is processed and meet with renowned distilleries.

Get 50% off tickets with Everfest Premium.

Wine Riot, Boston, Massachusetts (October 20-21, 2017)

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Photo by: James Coletta

Winos, wine connoisseurs, and master swishers, Wine Riot is the festival for you. Educate yourself on wines from across the world. Distinguish different flavors from one another. Wine Riot will guide you through the whites and the reds, the rosés, the merlots and the chardonnays, so you will leave as a wine expert.

Get 50% off tickets with Everfest Premium.

DreamHack, Denver, Colorado (October 20-22, 2017)

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DreamHack began as a gathering in Sweden between friends with a passion for computers, coding and hacking, and has since transformed into the world’s largest digital festival and LAN party, taking place in multiple locations across the world. Denver hosts this festival inviting hackers, coders, gamers, and everyone in between to experience this digital utopia.

Get 75% off 1-Day passes and 50% off 3-Day passes with Everfest Premium.

Pour the Core: A Hard Cider Festival, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 21, 2017)

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Photo by: Kristyn Dolan

Treat yourself to the sweet, sweet bubbly flowing from Pour the Core. Learn how apples are fermented to create this delicious cider as the event travels from city to city stopping in Philadelphia. Cideries from around the nation showcase their ciders for you to enjoy, among other things.

Get 100% off tickets while supplies last and 50% off thereafter w/ Everfest Premium.

Bacon & Beer Classic, Nashville, Tennessee (October 21, 2017)

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Indulge in all the bacon and beer deliciousness in Nissan Stadium. With over 25 bacon-infused dishes and 50 craft beers from regional breweries, this festival will make your heart skip a beat. Get your friends together for this all-smiles event.

Get $20 off VIP tickets with Everfest Premium.

Taste Talks, Los Angeles, California (October 27-29, 2017)

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Taste Talks gathers professionals in the food industry to share their talents. Chefs, writers, farmers, musicians, entrepreneurs, and others host cookouts, conferences, parties, panels, and tastings to indulge your tastebuds and your minds. Join the tasty conversation.

Get 50% off Foodie passes and All-Access passes with Everfest Premium.

Zombie Charge, Austin, Texas (October 21, 2017)

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Zombie Charge is the most authentic 5K mud run in Texas. Defeat obstacles, get muddy, tread through swamps while fleeing from the infectious zombies. Sign up to be a zombie or a survivor. Once you hit the safe zone, relax with drinks, games, and a well-deserved party. Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse?

Get 75% off Zombie VIP with Everfest Premium.

Haunted Fest, Multi-City (October 27-28)

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Haunted Fest is multiple one day events taking place in Columbus, Pittsburgh, Kalamazoo, and Indianapolis. Each city boasts a different lineup filled with EDM super stars like Hardwell, Above & Beyond, and Yellow Claw. One main stage so you never miss a beat and a silent disco so no one else hears the beats.

Get VIP upgrades with Everfest Premium.

Nightmare Festival, Darlington, Maryland (October 27-28, 2017)

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Get ready to get spooked as you dance along to spine-chilling beats 'til you rise from the dead. Nightmare Festival always produces daring lineups, but the best part? The haunted Camp Ramblewood location. While you are feeling the bass vibrate your heart, keep an eye out for the ghosts and goblins that creep through the forest.

Get 75% off GA or VIP Weekend Passes with Everfest Premium.

Something Wicked, Houston, Texas (October 28-29, 2017)

Check yourself into the Asylum at this year’s Something Wicked. With over 45 top-billing turntable talents, unleash your inner dancing demon across three stages, multiple genres, and insane beats. Something Wicked is no stranger to hair-raising production, so we recommend finding time to explore the many scares hiding around every corner. Just make sure your costume is as freaky as the music.

Get 50% off GA and VIP upgrades with Everfest Premium.

Wynwood Fear Factory, Miami, Florida (Oct 28-29, 2017)

Wynwood Fear Factory is a new contender in the ring, but it's coming in with a heavy right hook for its second year. With a lineup boasting the likes of Porter Robinson, DJ Snake, and Wiz Khalifa, you will be dancing with the ghouls and goblins 'til the sun rises. And they wouldn’t name it Wynwood Fear Factory without providing the screams. This festival is equipped with scares around every corner with haunted attractions and sanctioned scare zones throughout the grounds.

Get VIP upgrades with GA purchase with Everfest Premium.

Rosé All Day, Dallas, Texas (October 29, 2017)

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What's an all pink event without an all pink beverage? Switch up Sunday Brunch with the girls and attend Rosé All Day Wine & Music Festival. There will be fantastic cover bands. There will be extraordinary food. And most importantly, there will be an endless supply of rosé. Not to mention, the whole event benefits AIRS Alliance & Reconstructive Surgery in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wear pink, drink pink, think pink.

Get 50% off GA tickets and VIP for the price of GA with Everfest Premium.