Best Music Festivals in Austria [2024 UPDATE]

Dive into the vibrant pulse of Austria’s electronic dance music scene in 2024, with festivals that offer much more than heart-thumping beats. Whether you’re soaking in the electrifying atmosphere of the Electric Love Festival or dancing amidst the snowflakes at Rave on Snow, each festival is a celebration of music, culture, and connection. Discover stunning locales from Salzburgring to Sölden, where the landscape becomes part of the experience, enhancing every beat and moment. Let this guide be your ticket to exploring the best EDM festivals in Austria—where the music plays against some of the most picturesque backdrops in the world.

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Electric Love 2024

Dates: July 4-6, 2024
Location: Salzburgring, Austria

Revel in Austria’s premier EDM festival, Electric Love, where the stunning Salzburg Lake area transforms into a playground of sound and light. Dance among friends—new and old—as you experience spectacular stage designs and powerful sound systems. The festival resonates with music and features a wide array of international cuisines, ranging from traditional Austrian dishes to global delicacies, enhancing every moment at Electric Love with culinary delights.

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Szene Openair 2024

Dates: August 1-3, 2024
Location: Lustenau, Austria

Set against the old Rhine’s picturesque backdrop, Szene Openair merges a diverse musical lineup with a rich cultural tapestry. From rock to hip-hop and electronic beats, the festival celebrates music’s power to unite. Beyond the stages, explore art installations and workshops, while indulging in local and international cuisine. With its community-focused ethos and commitment to sustainability, Szene Openair offers more than just music—it’s a beacon of cultural and environmental consciousness.

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FM4 Frequency Festival 2024

Dates: August 14-17, 2024
Location: St. Pölten, Austria

Join over a hundred thousand music lovers at FM4 Frequency Festival, a highlight of Austria’s music calendar. Celebrate a lineup that spans genres and borders, featuring stars like Billie Eilish and Lewis Capaldi. The festival atmosphere is electric, with options for camping and glamping to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant community and pulse-raising rhythms that make FM4 Frequency a must-attend event each summer.

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Rave on Snow 2024

Dates: December 12-15, 2024
Location: Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria

Experience the unique blend of beats and slopes at Rave on Snow, where the exhilarating chill of alpine air meets the warmth of pulsating bass lines. Celebrating its 25th year, this festival is not just an event; it’s an institution in the winter music scene, offering an unmatched combination of snow sports and electronic beats across 14 stages. It’s a surreal party in the powdery snow, making it a seasonal highlight for winter sports and music enthusiasts.

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Snowbombing 2025

Dates: April TBC, 2025
Location: Mayrhofen, Austria

Nestled in the beautiful Alps of Mayrhofen, Snowbombing is where music, winter sports, and festival culture collide. Dubbed the greatest show on snow, this festival provides an electrifying lineup of EDM artists paired with days filled with skiing and snowboarding. Snowbombing is an adventure-packed festival that offers an unparalleled mountain experience, complete with lively après-ski parties and breathtaking alpine views.

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Electric Mountain Festival 2025

Dates: April TBC, 2025
Location: Sölden, Austria

At Electric Mountain Festival, the stunning Ötztal Alps are your dance floor. This festival brings together top-tier EDM artists in a scenic resort setup. As you dance to stellar beats, the majestic alpine backdrop provides an awe-inspiring experience, transforming Sölden into the ultimate destination for festival-goers seeking both music and mountain magic.

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Austria’s 2024 festival scene invites you to a symphony of sights, sounds, and snow. Each festival offers a unique blend of music and locale, crafting unforgettable experiences that resonate long after the last note has played. From the electric excitement of Electric Love to the cultural richness of Szene Openair, these festivals are not just events; they are gateways to diverse worlds of joy, culture, and connection. Secure your tickets, pack your passion, and prepare to immerse yourself in the best EDM festivals in Austria—where every beat is a brushstroke on the canvas of your 2024 memories.

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*Disclaimer: dates and locations for these festivals are subject to change, so make sure you check each festival’s socials or website for the most up-to-date information.

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