It’s a brand-new year, and that also means there are plenty of new festivals that are simply waiting to be visited by people. The United States especially has a long list of festivals that you should visit at least once in your lifetime – so why not make 2019 the year for it?

Who wouldn’t want to be part of a group of people, that come together to form an eclectic community during the festival? There’s an energy that you’ve never felt before in the air, and you will undoubtedly always remember your experience while at these places. You are surrounded by strangers, yet you will feel somehow connected to them, and it’s all a result of the event that you are attending.


Here are a few festivals that you should have you on your bucket list to visit in the USA this year.


 1. Mardi Gras 

There isn’t a single doubt that you have heard about Mardi Gras, but have you ever thought about visiting this iconic festival yourself? New Orleans alone is a place filled with culture, good food, and good music, but if you go during the festival, everything will become even more dramatic and exciting. 

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People take to the streets with colourful parades and wearing some of the most interesting outfits that you can think of.



 2. Coachella 

Coachella has become an increasingly popular music festival over the last few years, and it should definitely be on your list. 

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A lot of well-known bands frequent this festival, alongside many celebrities. Don’t forget that these festivals are also the perfect opportunity for you to dress however you want.



 3. Lollapalooza 

Lollapalooza is yet another popular music festival, and it attracts people to it from all over. Bring your weirdest and most colourful outfits that you can think of, and don’t forget to add the face gems and glitter on your face, while you are at it. 

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It happens during the summertime, and aside from music, it offers plenty of booths that you can visit to do some crafting, or even listen to a comedy sketch.



 4. Burning man 

Burning man is held in the desert of Nevada, and it has been steadily growing over the last few years. It attracts people from all over the world, and it has reached a point where it is known as one of the biggest festivals in the world. 

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If you want to properly prepare for this one, you will want to read what others have to say about their previous experience.



 5. Woodstock Festival 

Music lovers of a certain generation will undoubtedly know about Woodstock! This iconic festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the United States this year and kicks off on Friday 16th August with stars such as The Killers, Miley Cyrus, and Santana all appearing. 

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While staying on-site is an incredible experience, for those who wish to stay somewhere a little more luxurious, opting for a rental home is the ideal solution. Expert sites such as VacationRenter can help you find the perfect accommodation in no time. It may require you staying a bit further afield, but it will be completely worth it!


After you visit one festival, you might be so hooked that you’ll decide to visit several. Who knows? The point is, attending any festival will provide you with an immense adventure, and you won’t forget your time spent there. If anything, you will want to visit many more in the future. So, what are you waiting for? Start booking your tickets sooner rather than later, and you can also save money by acquiring the early bird tickets.