Oh, you thought the only good Latin festivals were outside the US? Think again!
We’ve been around the block a couple times, and we’ve found a few festivals that are definitely worth checking out. If you’re ready to get movin’ to some of the best Latin beats you can find right here in the US, these are the festivals to hit up.
Time to start makin’ moves, because the Top 4 Latin Music Festivals in the US are right in our own backyard that you should apply to:
Where: Chicago, IL
This festival celebrates Latin music and culture with internationally recognized acts from all over the world. For its 5th anniversary, Ruido Fest has added even more acts to their impressive lineup and moved to a new location, Chicago’s beautiful Union Park. Now, more than 50 acts will be giving their all on these stages, so you’ve got a pretty good chance of playing one of your own sets here. What started off with just alternative Latin music has grown into an event that showcases a ton of different genres for everyone to enjoy. The focus of this festival is to offer a diverse set of artists to show off just what Latin music has to offer. To apply, click here.
Where: Long Beach, California
This one is a single day, Latin experience going down in Long Beach, California. Thinking of playing a set at Dale Fuego? You’re in good company. This year, the lineup includes artists like Latin trap singer, Ozuna, Brazilian singer, Anitta, reggaeton singers Darrell and Khea and more. Fans flood into this festival excited to their favorite artists own the stage in such a dope location. Interested? Send all inquiries here.
Where: Miami, Florida
This year, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina returns to Miami for their fifth anniversary! Some of the most popular Latin stars will be performing their hottest hits. Last year, artists like Pitbull, Nicky Jam, Steve Aoki, Marc Anthony, and Becky G all took part in this massive party of the festival, ready to get everyone’s hearts racing and feet movin’ on the dance floor. Think you’re ready to play a big festival like this one? The lineup is jam-packed this year, so be sure to keep this one on your radar. Every year, the family block party vibes of this festival bring out the most lit fans you can imagine, all ready to throw down. If you’re ready to dance your ass off, this one’s for you.
Where: Mauston, Wisconsin
Don’t let the location fool you, Los Dells isn’t only the first major Latin Music & Arts Festival in the Midwest, it’s also the largest Latin Music Festival in the U.S.! Major artists have graced this festival with their presence in the past. To name a few, Daddy Yankee, Wisen & Yandel, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Karol G, and Victor Manuelle all showed up at this legendary event. Los Dells takes place in the middle of a beautiful Wisconsin forest and is the only Latin Music Festival in the WORLD that offers camping. These campers aren’t slummin’ it either, the festival camping facilities include showers, bathrooms, a convenience store, bonfires and tons of entertainment. This year’s lineup hasn’t been posted yet, but keep your eye out for when it does. This iconic festival is one you don’t want to miss. For all inquiries, reach out here.
When it comes to Latin music festivals, there is a high standard to uphold. If you’re a Latin music lover, it’s disheartening to feel like the only good Latin festivals are overseas. Trust me, there are a ton of legendary Latin festivals right here in the US.