10 Festivals to Celebrate New Year’s 2023

| December 12, 2022

The holiday season and 2022 has finally come to an end! Countdown to midnight and celebrate the beginning moments of 2023 with your rave family while experiencing special sets performed by the most popular names in electronic dance music, and after parties to welcome the first sunrise of the year! iEDM listed highly-anticipated and world-renowned New Year's Eve festivals happening near you pining for you to attend. Happy New Year from iEDM to you! 

Check out iEDM's top 10 New Year's festivals below!

Moonlight Masquerade - Portland, OR

Disco Donnie presents Portland’s biggest annual electronic music event, Moonlight Masquerade, a two-night NYE bash during December 30-31st  at Portland Expo Center. Prepare your masks and dress to impress to catch performances from WOOLI, Dirt Monkey, Layz, HE$H, Gryffin, and more before the start of 2023.


Jackpot NYE - Las Vegas, NV

RVLTN commences Jackpot NYE this 2022 at Downtown Las Vegas Event Center on December 30-31st. With some of the best names in EDM like Rossy, Deadmau5, Ghost Ryder (Ghastly B2B JOYRYDE), Deorro, and other headliners destined to make this NYE unforgettable. Who doesn’t love to experience the debut of a new EDM festival?


Countdown NYE - San Bernardino, CA

Countdown NYE returns as Countdown NYE: Rize of the Robotz this December 30th-31st at NOS Events Center. Get futuristic at four stages before the alien attack happening at midnight: The Mothership, Area 51, Twilight Zone, and The Nebula. As always, Insomniac Events curates a stacked and more than full lineup of EDM galore with Green Velvet, Blossom, ZHU, Jauz, and DJ Snake. Unfortunately, Countdown Campout will not take place this year in Orlando, Florida, so this NYE extravaganza is your chance to experience a stacked lineup in outer space!




FNGRS CRSSD is known for their stellar lineup curation specializing in the hottest house and techno names across the globe. As CRSSD Fest gains more acclaim every year, FNGRS CRSSD presents CRSSD PROPER NYE as their next development at Petco Park on December 31-January 1st. Keeping the reputation as hosting a refuge to techno snobs and house lovers, Chris Lake, Hot Since ‘82, Dombresky, John Summit, and Kaskade (Redux) ignite this year’s inaugural NYE atmosphere.


Decadence - Denver, CO

Decadence remains as one of the largest NYE festivals in the world held in a gigantic arena known as The Colorado Convention Center. This December 30th-31st, Decadence returns as Decadence: The Digital City. Joining forces with the Digital City is Chris Lake, Boogie T, LSDREAM, Kompany, Jai Wolf, and Zeds Dead (Altered States Set) among other performers.


Decadence Ancient Future - Avondale, AZ

Decadence Arizona is back and better than ever as Decadence Arizona: Ancient Future! DJ Pauly D, Space Wizard, Flume, Dr. Fresch, Liquid Stranger, and the remainder of this massive lineup takes place on December 30th-31st at Phoenix Raceway. Welcome the future of 2023!



Lights All Night - Dallas, TX

Lights All Night is the longest running EDM festival in Texas featuring three stages: The Metroplex, Disco Rodeo, and The Lonestar at Dallas Market Hall on December 29th-30th. Canabliss, Ganja White Night, CID, Lee Foss, Lucii, Excision, and more take the stage to give you the ultimate NYE experience in all of Texas. Talk about going big or going home!


HiJinx - Philadelphia, PA

Do you like bass in your face? In HiJinx fashion, headbanging and nasty bass faces are here to stay as you ring in 2023. December 29th-30th at Pennsylvania Convention Center schedule heavy-hitters GRiZ B2B Zeds Dead, Rezz, Flume, and Ray Volpe determined to give you FOMO. 


Fresh Start - San Francisco, CA

The Midway’s annual New Year celebration, Fresh Start is back for a three-day adventure among three indoor and outdoor stages on December 30th-January 1st for you to experience both the stars and stunning lasers. Celebrate the new beginning of 2023 with breathtaking performers ZHU, Madeon, John Summit, The Sponges, LP Giobbi, and Nicole Moudaber. 


Contact Winter Music Festival - Vancouver, Canada

On December 29th-30th, two stages in the largest indoor music festival in Canada attract more than 35,000 attendees every year to experience a NYE festival surpassing the cold winter weather. No rain, snow, or freezing temps are present during your time at Contact Winter Music Festival! At Vancouver Convention Center, you’ll break the Vancouver ice and make contact with artists Westend, SVDDEN DEATH, Loud Luxury, 4B, Matroda, and Cedric Gervais to name a few. 


Stay up to date on the latest festival announcements and music news HERE!


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about the writer

Mary Mason

Mary Mason

Read More...Mary is an artist based in Phoenix, AZ. Her favorite mediums to practice are confessional poetry and hula hooping.

When she’s not hula hooping at a local bass and riddim show, she’s at the beach or San Diego Art Museum. Mary’s adoration for EDM (culture & community) inspires her to perform. One of her many ways of celebrating art is attending festivals with her friends.

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