Are you looking to mix beach, sun, clear blue waters and a festival? Immaculate waters, sand, sea-breeze and sun together make a beach holidays fun. It’s is a fantastic way to kickback and engage in water sports. However when you also get the opportunity to attend some absolutely amazing beach festivals during your holiday, your happiness multiplies.
Here are our picks of some of the best beach festivals from around the world.
The Venice Beach Music Festival
Much anticipated by the locals of California and travellers from all over the globe, this summer beach festival is jam-packed full of colour, life, and love for fine arts. The annual Venice Beach Music Festival is a festival of music, art, dance and literature. This is a full day affair and is open to the general public.
Hawaii Food and Wine Festival
Hawaii, food and wine. What’s not to love? The autumn festival takes place over three weekends on multiple islands and includes a line-up of more than 100 chefs, wine and spirit producers and culinary personalities.
The Hangout Beach, Music & Arts Festival – Gulf Shores, Alabama
This festival is a gigantic music party at the beach which combines fantastic tunes, athletic competition and fantastic food, especially delicious local, fresh seafood. Every single year this event takes over Gulf Shores in May and features a number of different music genres, from electronic dance and hip hop right down to rock and indie, with artists performing on various stages.
You’ll find all kinds of vendors and other entertainment as well, including a Ferris wheel where you are able to take in incredible views of the crowd, stages as well as the beach. You can pop into beach clubs for a spot of dancing, play a competitive game of beach volleyball, hop into a psychedelic bus, and hit the rink for roller disco.
Sziget Festival – Hungary
This is one of Europe’s largest multicultural celebrations, attracting around 400 000 people from all over the world. Situated on a dazzling island in Budapest, anything goes here – from dancing all day and night to lying in the sand relaxing and playing at an online casino South Africa mobile site on your smartphone. All types of music are represented by a couple of the largest names in the music industry worldwide. Couple that with the sunshine and warm water of the Danube and you’ve got a beach bash you will never want to leave.
Lost & Found Festival – St Paul’s Bay, Malta
Annie Mac Presents Lost & Found Festival which has been kick starting summer festival season on the beautiful island of Malta since 2015. Spread across clubs, boats, beaches and castles, Lost & Found is a sun-soaked dance heaven as the party goes from house and techno right down to grime, hip-hop and garage.
Boardmasters Festival – Newquay, UK
Traversing the UK’s Cornish coastline, Boardmasters is a festival that is dedicated to surfing, skating and live music. It even hosting its own pro competitions. Hosted on Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay in Newquay, Boardmasters draws thousands of extreme sports and music fans every August who are keen to pair up their passions.