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30 of the most expensive music festivals in the world

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30 of the most expensive music festivals in the world

Summer isn't all about vacationing, it's also festival season. It's a chance for smaller artists to find an audience, and for some of the most famous musicians to play in front of outrageous crowds. While some festivals have you paying strictly for musical performances, others include art shows, restaurants, and even carnival rides. Needless to say, the price of a ticket can add up.

With Coachella around the corner (yes, it definitely made this list), music lovers everywhere are preparing their pockets. Stacker searched for festivals all over the world and ranked them from least expensive to most expensive, by how much it would cost you each day--that number comes from dividing the cost of a General Admission pass for each festival by the number of days. Some of the festivals are in Spain or Iceland, so so the international prices were converted based on today's exchange rates. 

These festivals might be expensive, with the most expensive costing $143 a day, but they're full of exciting entertainers and attractions. Read on to see how much you'll have to spend on this thrilling summer experience.

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#30. Beale Street Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $55
3-Day Pass Cost: $165
Location: Memphis, TN
2018 Dates: 5/4 - 5/6


 

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#29. Sziget Festival

Per-Day Cost: $57.11
7-Day Pass Cost: $399.75
Location: Budapest, Hungary
2018 Dates: 8/8 - 8/15


 

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The Zender Agenda // Flickr

#28. Pitchfork Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $58.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $175
Location: Union Park, Chicago, IL
2018 Dates: 7/20 - 7/22


 

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#27. Secret Solstice Festival

Per-Day Cost: $60.89
4-Day Pass Cost: $243.54
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
2018 Dates: 6/21 - 6/24


 

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Puppysnot // Wikimedia Commons

#26. Shaky Knees Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $63
3-Day Pass Cost: $189
Location: Central Park, Atlanta, GA
2018 Dates: 5/4 - 5/6


 

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#25. Green Man Festival

Per-Day Cost: $63.45
4-Day Pass Cost: $253.80
Location: Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
2018 Dates: 8/16 - 8/19


 

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el wright // Flickr

#24. Primavera Sound

Per-Day Cost: $66.11
4-Day Pass Cost: $264.45
Location: Barcelona, Spain
2018 Dates: 5/30 - 6/3


 

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markheybo // Flickr

#23. Latitude Festival

Per-Day Cost: $69.62
4-Day Pass Cost: $278.48
Location: Henham Park, Suffolk, UK
2018 Dates: 7/12 - 7/15


 

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#22. Mo Pop Festival

Per-Day Cost: $72.50
2-Day Pass Cost: $145
Location: West Riverfront Park, Detroit MI
2018 Dates: 7/28 - 7/29


 

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Yosoloyo // Wikimedia Commons

#21. Mad Cool Festival

Per-Day Cost: $73.80
3-Day Pass Cost: $221.40
Location: Madrid, Spain
2018 Dates: 7/12 - 7/14


 

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joanneconlon // Wikimedia Commons

#20. Wireless Festival

Per-Day Cost: $75.20
3-Day Pass Cost: $225.60
Location: Finsbury Park, London, UK
2018 Dates: 7/6 - 7/8


 

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Global Stomping // Flickr

#19. Electric Forest

Per-Day Cost: $77.44
4-Day Pass Cost: $309.75
Location: Rothbury, MI
2018 Dates: 6/21 - 6/24, 6/28 - 7/1


 

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#18. Panorama

Per-Day Cost: $83.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $250
Location: Randall's Island Park, New York, NY
2018 Dates: 7/27 - 7/29


 

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#17. Lollapalooza

Per-Day Cost: $83.75
4-Day Pass Cost: $335
Location: Grant Park, Chicago, IL
2018 Dates: 8/2 - 8/5


 

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Shannon McGee // Wikimedia Commons

#16. Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Per-Day Cost: $84.38
4-Day Pass Cost: $337.50
Location: Manchester, TN
2018 Dates: 6/7 - 6/10


 

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Claudia Heidelberger // Flickr

#15. Firefly Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $87.25
4-Day Pass Cost: $349
Location: The Woodlands, Dover, DE
2018 Dates: 6/14 - 6/17


 

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Keoni20 // Wikimedia Commons

#14. Electric Daisy Carnival

Per-Day Cost: $88.75
4-Day Pass Cost: $355
Location: Las Vegas, NV
2018 Dates: 5/18 - 5/21


 

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#13. Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival

Per-Day Cost: $90
4-Day Pass Cost: $360
Location: Okeechobee, FL
2018 Dates: 3/1 - 3/4


 

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Adrian Purser // Wikimedia Commons

#12. Download Festival

Per-Day Cost: $94
3-Day Pass Cost: $282
Location: Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK
2018 Dates: 6/8 - 6/10


 

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Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism // Flickr

#11. Boston Calling Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $96.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $289
Location: Harvard Athletic Complex, Boston, MA
2018 Dates: 5/25 - 5/27


 

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Taylor Hill // Wikimedia Commons

#10. Hangout Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $99.67
3-Day Pass Cost: $299
Location: Gulf Shores, AL
2018 Dates: 5/18 - 5/20


 

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CestLaVibe.com // Flickr

#9. The Governors Ball Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $101.67
3-Day Pass Cost: $305
Location: Randall's Island Park, New York, NY
2018 Dates: 6/1 - 6/3


 

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Daniel // Wikimedia Commons

#8. Sasquatch! Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $108.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $325
Location: The Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
2018 Dates: 5/25 - 5/27


 

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velkr0 // Wikimedia Commons

#7. Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts

Per-Day Cost: $109
3-Day Pass Cost: $327
Location: Montreal, Québec, Canada
2018 Dates: 8/3 - 8/5


 

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#6. Tomorrowland

Per-Day Cost: $115.21
3-Day Pass Cost: $345.63
Location: Boom, Belgium
2018 Dates: 7/20 - 7/22, 7/27 - 7/29


 

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Frazer Harrison // Getty Images

#5. Stagecoach Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $116.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $349
Location: Indio, CA
2018 Dates: 4/27 - 4/29


 

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Edward Betts // Wikimedia Commons

#4. Outside Lands

Per-Day Cost: $125
3-Day Pass Cost: $375
Location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
2018 Dates: 8/10 - 8/12


 

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JasaNic // Wikimedia Commons

#3. BottleRock Napa Valley

Per-Day Cost: $126.33
3-Day Pass Cost: $379
Location: Napa Valley, CA
2018 Dates: 5/25 - 5/27


 

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Ultrafan123 // Wikimedia Commons

#2. Ultra Music Festival

Per-Day Cost: $126.65
3-Day Pass Cost: $379.95
Location: Bayfront Park, Miami, FL
2018 Dates: 3/23 - 3/25


 

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Alan Paone // Wikimedia Commons

#1. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Per-Day Cost: $143
3-Day Pass Cost: $429
Location: Indio, CA
2018 Dates: 4/13 - 4/15, 4/20 - 4/22


 

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