2015 Rave Festivals West Coast and Washington ….

If you need a onesie os some glow poi for your festival fun visit Unicornonesies or Hippyraver at 5519 University Way NE in Seattle.

We are including a few major festivals in other areas.

Contact us if we missed any or you want to promote yours.

August 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

Hard_Summer_Logo1-300x150California, Hard Summer is August 1st and 2nd at the Pomona County fairgrounds, the Chemical Brothers are one the biggest names, Griz, Gta, and Dillan Francis are also playing, you can see the full schedule and direction here.

shambala_logo_2015Shambala Music Festival – British Colombia, August 7th to 10th.
Shambala is Canada’s “Burning Man” except in a wonderful, wooded, wonderland. Early bird tickets sold out, however more will available online and in Vancouver BC stores. We will publish the schedule for 2015 as soon as it is available. This is a recommended event.

Summer Meltdown Festival
August 7-10th Tickets vary $140 for 4 day pass.
Reggae, family fun, and very little electronic music.

11828588_895640663860311_5472901290855045952_n Enchanted Forest, Mendocino California August 14 to 16th
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Where the Wild Things are

An awe-inspiring music festival on private wooded camp grounds that will last 3 days and 2 nights. There will be a shuttle provided for rides to and from the Auburn transit center. The third day will be a fun and friendly pack-up day. Themed outfits are ENCOURAGED. The theme is “Where the Wild Things Are”, so come by, bring your friends, and rave as the wild creature you are.

WHERE: Shadygreen Campground
ADDRESS: 20507 SE 388th Auburn, WA, 98092

 

Burning Man 2015, 31st August to Monday 7th September 2015, Black Rock City Nevada
The grand-daddy of all rave festivals, though raves are a jut one of the zillion attractions. Karge art cars, pirate ships, fish, the chesir kitty car, the temple, the burn, critical tit parade, Gifting, fee expression, nuidty it is the best. Read the principles, or see time lapse videos here,
and the link for ticket information. Tickets run $400-500 but everything is free once you are there.

September 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

Burning Man, see above.

symbiosis_gathering_2015Symbiosis Gathering 2015 – Sept. 17 to 20, 2015, Woodward Reservoir Regional Park, Oakdale, California.
A couple weeks after Burning Man, Symbiosis is a nice alternative or after-party to the “burn”. Usually the music tends to psybient, with trance, mid-tempo, with performers like, Desert Dwellers, Random Rab, Tipper, and many others. The location is amazing, the people friendly, it is highly recommended. For films on Symbiosis visit our best Symbiosis video page.

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February 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

tuscon_gem_festival_2015THE TUCSON GEM & JAM FESTIVAL
Feb 6, 7, and 8 in Tucson, Arizona!
FRI, SAT, SUN
4pm-1am Amplified Sound Daily
** 1am-4am Silent Disco On Site!! **
After Parties at Solar Culture
Morning Yoga, Afternoon Workshops
Music, Gems, Art, Painting, Performance, Vending & More!

Electric Daisy Carnival PuertoRico February 21, 22nd
Huge event, 16 and up 18 and up to drink

envisionEnvision Festival Costa Rica Feb 26th – March 1st 2015
for the 5th annual Envision Music, Art and Sacred Movement Festival in beautiful Uvita Costa Rica!
Envision This ~
Warm waves, sandy bays, enchanted waterfalls, and crimson sunsets…
Howler monkeys, sea turtles, dolphins and scarlet macaws…
Surfing, diving, paragliding, kayaking, horseback riding, canopy tours, and jungle walks…
Yoga, dance, movement, permaculture, and eco-educational workshops..

Crssd Festival, San Diego, March 14th and 15th
This is a 21 plus event but it does have a nice lineup including indie pop and often remixed Empire of the Sun, Odezza, and Flight Facilities. The event is right on the waterfront in San Diego, with tickets starting at $85, there are three stages and each day has a different flavor. The palms will feature back to back sets from Bixel Boys and Viceroy and Simian Mobile Disco and Roman Flügel, while also featuring new super group Pleasure State, comprised of MK, Lee Foss and singer Anabel Englund.

BEYOND WONDERLANDBeyond Wonderland March 20 and 21. The Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, Alice and more will be transforming the San Manuel Amphitheater into your playground!!

serenity_gathering_2015Serenity Festival La Jolla Indian Reservation, March 19th to 22nd
This looks fantastic with Mr Bill, Desert Dwellers, Deep Jesus, Gold Rush, Jobot, Larva Clothing has a booth, should be warm, and vibey.

April 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

coachella-2015-logo-e1420558532745Coachella April 10-12 and April 17-19th (sold-out)
Playing this year are hundreds of acts including Kascade, Drake, David Guetta, Ratatat, FKA Twigs, SBTRKT, Tyler the Creator, Father John Misty, the War on Drugs, Lil B, Mac DeMarco, Built to Spill, Panda Bear, Angel Olsen, Run the Jewels, Swans, Parquet Courts, Perfume Genius, Florence and the Machine, St. Vincent, Jenny lewis, Jamie xx, Coachella is one of the biggest festivals for ravers though, they might find the music a bit lacking this year.

Euphoria Festival, Texas Electronic Music Festival, April 10th to 12th.

 

May 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

lightinginabottle_2015Lighting in a Bottle, California, May 21st to 25th,
One of the very best rave festival, Lightning in a Bottle includes yoga, arts and plenty of good vibes, tickets are selling fast and start at $250. This years performers include;

Going on right now– Folklife Seattle Center-Happening all this Memorial Day Weekend
Sasquatch The Gorge, Washington, a rock and electronic music festival

June 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

For more Seattle June events click here

June 6th Park Diem -Free Volunteer Park Party in Seattle 11 to 8, Hippyraver will be vending at this fun party, dj’s include, pressha, Kozmo, Sean Majors, Ramiro, Splatinum, Dirty Byrdz, and many others. More details.

**** Hippyraver will be here filming and chilling. What the Festival or WTF Festival – Oregon June 19th to 22nd
One of the most unique festivals known to Hippyraver’s, for one is has a good helping of BAss Music and Claude Von Stroke even played last year. What the Festival is in a splendid forested location, with lots of mysterious paths, great music, art, and freaking fun. This years lineup includes ODESZA · Griz · Thomas Jack · Keys N Krates · Machinedrum Vapor City Live · Tokimonsta · UZ · Snakehips · Justin Martin.

Claude Vonstroke – What The Festival Dirtybird Pool Party 2014

June 19,20,21st Conscious Culture Festival
At the same location as Barter Faire Conscious Culture is one of the chillest most spiritual events going. The Conscious Culture Festival brings together music, art & education
that promotes equality, sustainability, justice, healthy living,
organic farming, and an all-around conscious lifestyle.
3 days, 4 stages, 40 live acts & 40 DJs.
Reggae, Rock, Folk, Hip-Hop and Soul
to Dubstep, Downtempo, Glitch, House & beyond!

June 26th and 27th Paradiso Festival The Washington festival with the most big name music, Martin Garrix, green velvet, and many more. also the highest prices and the most people. Held at the beautiful Gorge, many people have been introduced to raves through this party, thrown by the USC crew, providers of fun to over 1,000,000 people by now.

July 2015 Raves, Festivals and Fun events

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OCF-Redesign_3July 12th, 13th Oregon Country fair
This fair is over 25 years old, and combines music, vending, and after hour partying in a a beautiful river location. Not to much in the way of EDM, but lots in the way of Hippie fun.

 

northern_lights_2015Northern Lights is taking place July 17th 19th in Cook’s Valley Campground in San Francisco, CA. For more info visit our Northern Lights page.

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cascadia_festival_2015 Cascadia Festival July 23-26
This is highly recommended and was called Photosynthesis last year, on Masonic family campground with a river running through, it days of camping, art, tea, and great vending including Hippyraver, Larva shirts and many more. Tickets are reasonable in the $100 plus range, you can also pay extra for premium camping spots by the river.

reggaeontheriver_2015Reggae on the River The biggest and best Reggae festival is in California July 30th to August 2nd 2015.
Lineup- Jimmy Cliff
~ Alpha Blondy & The Solar System, Gentleman & The Evolution, Iration, Israel Vibration, Gyptian, Third World, Michael Rose, Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang, Etana, Fishbone, Bitty McLean, SEE-I, Mutabaruka & Skool Band, Jah9
Megah Banton, Meta & The Cornerstones, Marlon Asher, Iba MaHr, John Trudell & Bad Dog,Abya Yala