2016 is lining up to be a great year for festivals! There are options for every walk of life on any kind of budget, for just the two of you, friends, kids or family! These kinds of experiences can be bonding, a ton of fun and offer great opportunities to grow. Whether you love music, art, fitness, yoga, food, wine, nature, or all of the above- check out these top 5 festivals locally and afar!
Savor of Connecticut
APRIL 7th-9th , 2016 | The Connecticut Convention Center, Farmington, CT
If you love celebrity chefs, cooking classes, wine tasting, craft beer making, food pairing and the cultural experience of the foodie life…this festival is for you.
Lightning in a Bottle (video)
MAY 25th-30th, 2016 | San Antonio Recreation Area, Bradley, CA
If you don’t mind traveling to the other side of the country, this festival is worth the trip! There is art, music, yoga, classes, workshops, camping, hiking, and plenty of food and market booths to stock up on your favorites!
JUNE 16th-19th, 2016 | Stratton Mountain, VT
Not too far away on a beautiful mountain is the widely popular Wanderlust festival that focuses on health, wellness, yoga, music, entertainment and education. They have workshops, classes, performances, big names, great places to stay and art installations throughout the area. There are plenty of booths for shopping and eating and you will get to truly have a well-rounded experience.
Podunk Bluegrass Festival
AUGUST 11th-14th, 2016 | Hebron, CT
A local favorite, this festival is very family friendly and is close to home! There are several stages with a great musical lineup, food, market booths, workshops and activities that will give you a full cultural experience.
AUGUST 28th – SEPT 5th, 2016 | Black Rock Desert, NV
If you want a hard-core festival experience, this is it. Burning man has larger than life art installations, themed villages, performances, mutant vehicles, fire art, and a participation on extreme creativity! When you go to Burning Man, you become a part of the festival itself.