Ultra is the largest EDM festival in the world, drawing in tens of thousands of attendees annually.
Though this music festival is known for its packed crowds and diverse crowds, it’s essential to stay safe and smart while having an amazing experience. Here are a few tips to make the most of your trip:
The First Festival
Ultra: The First Festival
Ultra was the inaugural electronic music festival to hit Miami, and it quickly gained notoriety as one of the city’s premier events. Featuring cutting-edge productions such as LED screens, lasers and pyrotechnics, Ultra has cemented itself as one of the world’s premier electronic music festivals.
This year’s edition was packed with amazing lineups, featuring artists like Sullivan King, Big Gigantic, Nghtmre and Deadmau5. Don’t forget about all of the up-and-coming talent coming your way – from Becky Hill to Kasablanca!
At an outdoor music festival, it can be hard to avoid the intense heat and humidity. But taking breaks is also important; taking a stroll or jog can help replenish your energy and get your blood pumping again – especially if you’re dancing all day in the scorching sun!
The Second Festival
Ultra is returning to Miami for its second annual festival in 2023, taking place from Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26. Enjoy three days of music, dance and partying like never before!
On the main stage, guests include Adam Beyer Cirez D, Afrojack, Alesso, Camelphat, Charlotte de Witte, David Guetta, Gareth Emery M.I.A Marshmello Michael Bibi and Stephan Bodzin (live).
At RESISTANCE Festival this weekend, you can catch debut performances from Dom Dolla and Vintage Culture, Nicole Moudaber and Chris Liebing, Dubfire and Kolsch, Black Tiger Sex Machine’s Portals live show, Jauz’s SVDDEN DEATH set and more – it promises to be an incredible weekend!
The Third Festival
Ultra Music Festival returns to Bayfront Park in Miami with one of the most impressive lineups ever. Headliners include Maceo Plex, Michael Bibi, and Ferry Corsten.
In addition to the main acts, there are plenty of other stages worth checking out. For instance, the Live Stage features drum and bass while Resistance showcases techno.
For three days, this festival features an array of genres. This event is a must-attend for fans of electronic music and dance culture.
The Fourth Festival
Ultra Music Festival is an international festival that attracts music fans from around the globe. They don their fanciest rave gear and costumes, dance to all of the newest beats, and enjoy delectable food and drinks served up.
This year’s festival is shaping up to be one of the largest ever! Featuring three days of non-stop music, an impressive line-up, and an exciting lineup, 4th of July 2018 promises to be a huge success!
If you’re planning to attend Ultra, be sure to reserve your accommodations as soon as possible. Hotels and Airbnbs near Ultra can be pricey, but it’s worth it for the convenience of walking to and from the festival.
The Fifth Festival
This year’s ultra rave was an awesome experience, but the transportation and parking arrangements could have been better. To avoid these hassles, I recommend taking public transportation or staying at a hotel near the festival instead of trying to drive yourself there!
This year’s lineup was incredible, featuring some exciting new artists. I was particularly fond of the stage productions and overall vibe of the festival.
At this event, stars such as DJ Mag 2022 Alternative #1 Charlotte de Witte, British trance legend Gareth Emery, ten-time GRAMMY nominee David Guetta, high-energy psytrance act Vini Vici and dance music sensation Tiesto made appearances. Additionally veteran headliners Dutch icon Afrojack, Darklight Recordings boss Fedde Le Grand, Protocol Recordings leader Nicky Romero along with progressive Dutch duo Dubvision and GRAMMY-winning French producer Cedric Gervais all made appearances.
The Sixth Festival
Every March in Miami, Ultra Music Festival has become the go-to festival for electronic dance music connoisseurs. Over three days the event draws thousands of dance music admirers from around the world and offers an eclectic mix of genres.
Ultra boasts an exciting lineup featuring headliners like Martin Garrix, Afrojack and Swedish House Mafia. Additionally, the festival brings in new artists and performers for fans to enjoy.
Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami hosts the free festival “All Access.” To make it more convenient, it is advised to take public transit as traffic and parking can be challenging. Booking a hotel nearby would also be recommended so you can easily get there. Alternatively, you can watch livestream of the event so you don’t miss any of the action.
The Seventh Festival
Ultra Music Festival is an iconic cultural mingling of some of the world’s top DJs and dancers in Miami’s Bayfront Park. It invites everyone to celebrate life, love and music within this shimmering landscape filled with shimmering bodies and palm trees.
The inaugural festival took place in Miami and quickly gained notoriety as a beloved summer tradition for thousands of dance enthusiasts. Since then, it has spread to various other cities and countries such as India and Australia.
For its seventh edition, the festival returned to Miami but this time spread across two days. With over 150 artists performing across seven stages, attendees had the chance to explore a wide range of genres.
The Eighth Festival
Ultra festival offers the premier stages for audio-visual performance headliners that excite all five senses. With an array of world-class sound and visual productions, Ultra has earned its reputation as one of the finest festivals worldwide.
Some of the top acts to perform this year included Marshmello, Carl Cox and The Chainsmokers. Plus, The Resistance Stage hosted a special guest appearance from Van Halen’s David Lee Roth!
This year’s festival was held on Virginia Key, a barrier island connected to mainland Miami by one highway. As such, it proved difficult for attendees to get from Marine Stadium to either Megastructure or Radio Stages.
The Ninth Festival
Ultra Rave has grown into one of the premier electronic music festivals worldwide, boasting seven stages over 34 hours. Its reputation, impressive track record and unrivaled lineup of headliners have cemented its place among electronic music connoisseurs worldwide. Ultra Rave attracts an eclectic audience from around the globe.
The 2019 edition of Ultra Music Festival was an overwhelming success, boasting a staggering 120,000+ attendees over three days at Park Mladezi. As this was Ultra’s first rendition in a downtown venue, its attendance only increased.
At the main stage, headliners Adam Beyer, Cirez D, Dom Dolla b2b Vintage Culture, Jauz b2b SVDDEN DEATH and Nicole Moudaber will perform alongside Chris Liebing from Dubfire as part of an underground concept called RESISTANCE which also includes Eric Prydz presents HOLO (HI-LO with Testpilot; Oliver Heldens’ techno aliases), versatile Dutch artist Joris Voorn from Solid Grooves label boss Michael Bibi as well as classically trained German techno act Stephan Bodzin live. These artists have established themselves as formidable forces within the dance music scene for years now.
The Tenth Festival
Ultra Music Festival is renowned for its thrilling performances by world-renowned DJs, surprise guests and special collaborations. Additionally, there are multiple stages at the festival so attendees can experience a wide variety of genres simultaneously.
Ultra’s lineup is always a major attraction, but it’s the people that truly make this festival extraordinary. People from around the globe flocked to dance to songs that have become global signatures.
This year’s festival took place at Bayfront Park in Miami, a stunning venue that reinforced why UMF is one of the world’s premier electronic dance music festivals. The weather was perfect and the music captivated hearts everywhere.