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Experience the USA

From pulsing dance floors to chic lounges to after-hours clubs, you’ll find some of the most exciting EDM experiences waiting for you in the USA. We’ve got all the late-night food, festivals, venues, and smoke machines you need to cut loose and get lost in the music. So wait for the beat to drop… but don’t wait to come explore the EDM scene of the USA.

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View of Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada

EDM Day Parties

In the 24/7 party city of sunny Las Vegas, Nevada, don’t restrict EDM enjoyment to nightclubs. Wear a bathing suit to watch DJs and performers entertain 21-and-older crowds at daytime pool parties from March through October. Check calendars for your favorites, such as Kaskade, David Guetta, Cedric Gervais, Lil Jon and The Chainsmokers, at eight venues that include the Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay, Encore Beach Club at the Wynn and Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan. Buy tickets online for expedited entry or table service. At night, explore the exciting Las Vegas Strip and downtown’s Fremont Street under the glow of neon lights.

Exploring the Riverwalk at twilight in Tampa, Florida

Sunset Music Festival

Join the big dance party known as the Sunset Music Festival during the Memorial Day holiday the last weekend in May in Tampa, Florida. Listen to your favorite performers play house, dubstep, trance and more at the two-day event at Raymond James Stadium. Upgrade your tickets to include VIP viewing decks, express entry, party gear and storage lockers. Before or after the festival, discover Tampa Bay’s beautiful waterfront, eat authentic Cuban food in Ybor City and visit top-notch attractions, including Busch Gardens Theme Park, the ZooTampa at Lowry Park and the Florida Aquarium.

Aerial view of the Los Angeles, California, skyline at twilight

Hollywood’s Nightlife

Go club hopping along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, keeping your eyes open for celebrities as you move to the beats of high-profile EDM artists. You’ll be blown away by the sound systems and light shows. Find out why the biggest names, like Tiesto, Eric Prydz and Paul Oakenfold, play at the Avalon Hollywood nightclub. Take in city views on the patio of Ohm Nightclub or head the upscale Lure Nightclub and scope out the VIP area that overlooks the stage. Absorb more pop culture by visiting the Grammy Museum, Sunset Boulevard and the TCL Chinese Theatre.

View of Randall's Island Park in New York City, New York

Electric Zoo

Only in New York, New York, can you see the Statue of Liberty on a morning boat cruise, watch a Broadway show in the afternoon and party at night in exciting clubs. Time your visit for three days in late August and early September to experience the positive vibes of the Electric Zoo festival in Randall’s Island Park, an urban oasis with views of the East River and the city’s skyline. Expect to see up to 100 of EDM’s biggest artists, including Diplo, Alison Wonderland, Kaskade, Oliver Heldens and Cash Cash. After the festival, explore the city’s five diverse boroughs and visit iconic places such as Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.

Catching a show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver, Colorado

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Put this magical place on your bucket list. Sit outside between the famed red rocks and take in a show near Denver, Colorado. An eclectic lineup of musicians long to play here, from symphonies to rockers, rappers and country crooners. On a stage flanked by towering red rocks, EDM stars like Flosstradamus, Kygo and Marshmello spin tunes under the stars. Arrive early to explore the surrounding Red Rocks Park; see educational displays in the Visitor Center, and venture onto hiking and biking trails nearby. After the show, head into Denver and try one of the many craft breweries on the Denver Beer Trail.

Hart Plaza, where the Movement festival is held in Detroit, Michigan


Over three days the last weekend in May, see EDM’s top stars in Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Imagine an all-ages gathering where Andres, Tiga, Nina Kraviz, Charlotte de Witte, Diplo and Mija are among nearly 90 stars in the spotlight on multiple stages. Extend the fun by attending an official Movement after-party. Looking for activities to do after the techno fun ends? Explore walking paths and cafes in the surrounding RiverWalk area, visit neighborhoods like Corktown and Greektown, and learn how locals influenced the world by visiting the Motown Museum or The Henry Ford museum complex.

A DJ playing a set at a Chicago, Illinois, nightclub


Venture to the River North district in Chicago, Illinois, to find an EDM lover’s club that’s been packing in crowds since 1995. In the red brick-walled basement that is aglow with neon signs and flashing lights, watch five popular resident DJs – and superstar guest DJs, too – entertain with EDM, techno and house music. Dance to the pulsating beats in this party paradise, named one of the top 10 dance clubs in the USA by Rolling Stone magazine. During the day, find top-flight diversions in Chicago. See stunning architecture on a boat cruise, ride the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier and look over the city from 360 Chicago atop the John Hancock skyscraper.

Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia, at dusk

Imagine Music Festival

Over three days in September, EDM artists and fans take over the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Georgia for an immersive experience featuring more than 100 performances on six stages. Music by luminaries like deadmau5, Tiesto, Seven Lions, STS9 and Cizsak continues into the wee morning hours. Camp overnight, see circus acts and art installations, attend transformational workshops – with topics including yoga, meditation and healing touch – and find food from around the world. Need to cool off? Take a dip in the splash pool. Afterward, head to cosmopolitan Atlanta for culture, clubbing and historic attractions.

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The Kaaterskill Falls Viewing Platform at Haines Falls


Hudson Valley

View of the iconic skyline from the One World Observatory


New York City

On the boardwalk at Cave of the Winds


Niagara Falls

Romanesque Revival-style Crouse College, dedicated in 1889
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The Avalanche Lake Trail in the High Peaks Wilderness area


The Adirondacks

A trail crosses over a waterfall in Watkins Glen State Park


Finger Lakes

Hiking at Black Balsam Knob in the Pisgah National Forest



Mt. Hood reflected in tranquil Trillium Lake


Mt. Hood

Mount Hood overlooks the city



Independence Hall, where both the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution were adopted



Colorful houses with character