Top 20 techno festivals 2024 in Europe

2024 marks another exciting year for techno music fans, with the return of many iconic festivals across Europe. If you’re passionate about techno rhythms and eager for unforgettable musical experiences, this year promises not to disappoint. To help you plan your festival agenda, we’ve carefully compiled the top 20 techno festivals not to be missed in 2024.

Our list is organized chronologically, starting with the events closest in time and ending with those scheduled for later in the year. So get ready to discover a varied selection that will take you on a journey through the best techno moments of 2024!


Tomorrowland Winter 2024

Date: March 16 – 23, 2024

Location: ALPE D’HUEZ, FRANCE

Tomorrowland Winter is a unique electronic music festival held in the magnificent Alpe d’Huez ski resort in France. Scheduled for March 2024, this festival combines the experience of skiing and snowboarding in the Alps with a top-notch electronic music program. Participants enjoy a week filled with snow, music and a variety of activities, including DJ workshops and performances by world-renowned DJs. The festival’s spectacular setting offers breathtaking views of the Alpine peaks, creating a memorable experience for electronic music fans from all over the world.


DGTL Festival 2024

Date: March 29 – 31, 2024

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

DGTL is a techno music festival held in the heart of Amsterdam. The festival offers a unique experience for techno fans, with world-class production and an impressive line-up of artists who never disappoint. From March 29 to 31, 2024, immerse yourself in the festival’s electric atmosphere, as the energy of the crowd is guaranteed to be contagious.


Caprices Festival 2024

Date: March 29 – 31 and April 05 – 07, 2024

Location: Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Caprices Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 21st anniversary as one of Europe’s biggest and best electronic music festivals to date. It will take place over the weekend of March 29-31, 2024 and April 05-07, 2024. This Swiss mountain festival in Crans-Montana promises epic views of the Alps and top-quality production on several stages. Fans of underground house and techno can already get ready for the mountain-top party.


Time Warp Germany 2024 ( 30 YEARS | 30 Hours)

Date: April 05 to 06, 2024

Location: Mannheim , Germany

The Time Warp Festival is an electronic music festival that has been held in Europe every year for the past 25 years. This year, it will take place in Mannheim, Germany, from April 5 to 6.


Music On Festival 2024

Date: May 11 – 12, 2024

Location: Havenpark Amsterdam, Netherlands

Music On Festival is a techno music festival taking place in Amsterdam from May 11 to 12, 2024. This is the only festival organized by Marco Carola’s label. It’s known for its exceptional programming, featuring some of the biggest names in techno music. The festival’s magnificent location and unique atmosphere make it one of the best techno festivals in the Netherlands. For this year 2024, it will be back from May 11 to 12.


Extrema Outdoor Festival 2024

Date: May 17 – 19, 2024

Location: Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium

Extrema Outdoor Festival returns May 17-19, 2024. This is a techno music festival held in Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium. It’s a festival that features some of the biggest names in techno music with impressive programming. The festival’s breathtaking location and exceptional atmosphere make it one of the best techno festivals in Europe. He clearly deserves his place in this top 20.


Meadow in the Mountains Festival 2024

Date: June 06 to 09, 2024

Location: Rhodopes, Bulgaria

This festival is one of the few and most unique music festivals to take place in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains. This year it will take place from June 6 to 9. This is a musical adventure not to be missed. The Meadow in the Mountains festival is renowned for its resolutely underground, free-spirited programming, eschewing commercial artists in favor of those who share its values of social harmony and self-expression.


Sonar Festival 2024

Date: June 13 – 15, 2024

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Sonar Festival is an electronic music festival that has been pushing the boundaries of techno for over 25 years. The festival takes place in Barcelona, Spain, and is renowned for its techno programming. The festival attracts music lovers from all over the world and is a must-see event for techno enthusiasts. This year it will take place from June 13 to 15.


Balaton Sound festival 2024

Date: July 3 – 6, 2024

Location: ZAMÁRDI, HUNGARY

The Heineken Balaton Sound festival will take place from July 03 to 06, 2024 in Hungary, on the shores of Lake Balaton, Central Europe’s largest lake. In 2013, it had already been named Europe’s best new festival, and since then it has been nominated for several awards. It’s a Festival that promises a unique and unforgettable experience.


Kappa Futur Festival 2024

Date: July 5 to 7, 2024

Location: TURIN , ITALY

This future of techno music takes place in Turin, Italy. His return for 2024 is scheduled for July 5. Kappa Futur Festival is known for its exceptional programming, featuring some of the biggest names in techno. The festival’s magnificent setting and unique atmosphere make it one of the best techno festivals in Europe.


Awakenings Summer Festival 2024

Date: July 5, 6 and 7, 2024

Location: Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands

Awakenings Summer Festival is a techno music festival taking place in the heart of the Netherlands on July 5, 6 and 7, 2024 . This festival offers a unique experience for techno fans, with world-class production and an impressive line-up of artists who never disappoint. For this year 2024, the festival will be back again with incredible stages and line-ups, it’s definitely a techno experience not to be missed in 2024.


Airbeat One 2024

Date: July 10 to 14, 2024

Location: Neustadt-Glewe, Germany

The festival will take place from July 10 to 14, 2024 in Neustadt-Glewe, Germany. Airbeat One is known for its stunning stage designs and world-class programming, attracting electronic music fans from all over the continent.


Exit Festival 2024

Date: July 10 – 14, 2024

Location: Novi Sad, Serbia

From July 11 to 14, 2024, return to the incredible Petrovaradin fortress in Serbia. This festival has become famous for its world-class techno programming, with the world’s best DJs performing on the fortress’s iconic stages. It’s one of Eastern Europe’s biggest and best-known techno festivals. Exit Festival is a weekend of bass lines, beer and endless techno. As in previous editions, Exit Festival promises yet another gathering of techno fans and the world’s greatest techno artists in a truly unique venue.


Tomorrowland 2024 Festival

Date: W1: July 19 – 21 & 26 – 28, 2024

Location: Boom, Belgium

Tomorrowland is one of the biggest techno festivals in the world (and undoubtedly one of the best in Europe), known for its incredible production, stages and programming. The festival attracts visitors from all over the world and is a must-see event for all music fans, especially techno fans. In July 2024, there will be another 4 days of techno madness in Belgium with the Tomorrowland Festival.


Monegros desert festival 2024

Date: July 27, 2024

Location: Fraga, Spain

The Monegros Desert Festival, to be held on July 27, 2024, is a major event in the Monegros Desert in northeast Spain. This festival, formerly known as Groove Parade, is famous for its electro, techno, hip-hop, drum & bass and dubstep atmosphere, spread over 5 distinct stages. With over 20 hours of non-stop music, it attracts over 45,000 people every year. The event has acquired a formidable reputation, thanks to renowned artists such as Carl Cox, Skrillex and Richie Hawtin.


Dekmantel Festival 2024

Date: From 25.07.2024 to 03.08.2024

Location: Amsterdam , Netherlands

For its tenth edition, Dekmantel Festival arrives for 10 days of festival! from 25.07.2024 to 03.08.2024 .
This Amsterdam-based festival offers a unique atmosphere, with intimate stages and a relaxed ambience for genuine techno exploration. The festival’s line-up reflects the techno scene, with established names as well as emerging talents. Once again this year, several options will be on the menu.


Street Parade Techno Festival 2024

Date: August 10, 2023 from 1 p.m. to midnight

Location: Zurich, Germany

The Street Parade Techno Festival takes place in August in Switzerland. The festival begins with a parade and continues with after-parties. The course will be the same this year, and the event promises an incredible atmosphere.


Glitch Festival 2024

Date: August 13 to 16, 2024

Location: Gianpula Village Malta

For the sixth time, the Glitch Festival returns in August. This festival showcases techno and underground talent from around the world. It takes place in Malt over 3 days from August 13. Techno fans can join this epic sonic adventure through one of Europe’s most beautiful landscapes.


Sonus Festival 2024

Date: August 18 to 22, 2024

Location: PAG ISLAND, CROATI E

Voted Best Croatian Festival for three consecutive years by the Ambassador Awards, Sonus Festival takes place on the island of Pag in Croatia. The 2024 edition will take place from August 18 to 22. With three open-air clubs and five days and nights, this festival offers an unbeatable line-up of world-class techno artists and an unforgettable techno adventure.


Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Date: October 06 to 20, 2024

Location: Amsterdam , Netherlands

October 6 to 20, 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands: This event is recognized as a leading festival and conference for the full range of electronic music sub-genres, attracting industry professionals as well as music fans.


In conclusion, 2024 is shaping up to be an exceptional year for techno enthusiasts in Europe. Although we haven’t been able to include all Festivals in our list, we’ve selected those that we think are definitely worth experiencing. Each festival promises a unique experience, reflecting the dynamism and diversity of the European techno scene. Whether you’re looking for an intimate setting or a large-scale event, our selection is here to guide you. So, while the world of techno festivals is vast and ever-changing, we hope our top 20 will help you plan a memorable trip to the heart of electronic music. Get ready to explore, dance and experience unforgettable moments. The techno adventure of 2024 awaits you!

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