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The Best Music Festivals To Enjoy In Cancun This Year

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Cancun is famous for its white-sand beaches, water sports, ruins from the Mayan civilization, and its thriving nightlife. Millions of tourists flock to this city of Yucatan Peninsula every year and enjoy the great weather and incredible waters.

So it only seems natural that this place would be inviting a notable amount of well-known musicians and musical fanatics who want to see their favorite artists live in the incredible weather amid the awe-inspiring landscapes. 

Cancun is also one of the most popular destinations for Spring Break– from mid-February until April, Cancun hosts the best events and parties in the world which entices thousands of college students and young souls around the globe who come here for relentless partying and renowned festivals. 

There are varieties of musical events that take place throughout the year in Cancun; here is a list of 5 that caught our eye.

Cancun Jazz Festival

All-Inclusive Jazz Festival held at the beautiful. 

Jazz has a very reputed history in Mexico, so much so that a subcategory of Mexican Jazz is enjoyed worldwide. There will be different stages for Soul Jazz, Smooth Jazz, and Post Night add-ons. 

Date: November 6 – 8, 2022

Location: Moon Palace Cancun

Ember Shores 

The mental picture of imagining Mayan civilization with Electronic Dance Music while Raving on the sandy white beaches is just mesmerizing and pulls every EDM fan. It boasts an illustrious lineup with EDM heavyweights like Dab in the Sky and Bass Physics. 

Date: December 2- December 4, 2022

Location: Paradisus, Cancun

Official Website

Official Website

Electric Zoo Adventures

If you are in for tropical excursions, pristine beaches, buzzing pool parties, and stunning techno music, you’d definitely have a blast at Electric Zoo Adventures by Pollen. So be ready to party in the dead of winter for four days and four nights straight. The festival boasts a lineup including Swedish electro house artists duo Alesso and Galantis as well as more progressive beats from Deadmau 5 and Jaded. 

Date: December 1 – 5, 2022

Location: Cancun, Mexico



Holyship is an all-inclusive resort party with EDM music being played by world-famous DJs. 

Chris Lake, Dom Dolla, and Jai Wolf are the most renowned names among 50 other artists playing across six stages for four days.

Date: December 13-17, 2022!

Location: Hard Rock Riviera Maya

Official Website



This is how the event chooses to promote itself. The Sands aspires to showcase everything people love about the 80s, and it’s not limited to music. There will be several artifacts not limited to parachutes and boomboxes. Though primarily aimed at Gen Xers, everyone enjoying the vintage atmosphere and the modern rocks from the 80s is sure to have a blast. 

Date: October 25 to October 30, 2022

Location: Planet Hollywood Beach Resort

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As the post-pandemic travel season begins and people can finally express their pent-up travel desires, it’s a good idea to start planning as tickets are on the verge of getting sold out soon. One of the popular music festivals, Solfest (which would have made our list), has gotten sold out. 

It’s essential to notice that Cancun has no covid restrictions and doesn’t plan on returning it, making it much easier to spend vacations and enjoy a good music festival with sunny skies and beautiful beaches. Also, many U.S cities offer direct flights from different airline companies to suit all tastes and needs.

If you miss out on Cancun, several exciting festivals are also going on Riviera Maya close to Cancun. 

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