BY: MACKENZI BROWN
Earlier today, the organizers of the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival released the initial 2018 lineup. Here is everything and anything you need to know.
What even is Okeechobee?
Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is one of the biggest outdoor music and camping festivals in South Florida. This four-day festival includes 100+ multi-genre performances as well as yoga, meditation, a wide variety of arts, culinary treats, and much more! It is a true celebration of all things music, art, nature, and life.
There are two parts to this festival— The Grove and Moonlight Oasis.
The Grove is at the center of the festival grounds is the home of the three main stages: Be, Here, Now.
Moonlight Oasis is the “cultural epicenter” of Okeechobee Fest; a continuous flow of creativity, art, self-expression, and community. Here you will find: the Chobeewobee Village, Yogachobee, Aquachobee, Jungle51, and Powow.
When can I go?
The 3rd annual celebration will take place March 1 through March 4 of 2018.
Where does this magical experience take place?
If you have not figured this out already, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival will be held in, yes you guessed it— Okeechobee, Florida. More specifically, the 600-acre “natural paradise” known as Sunshine Grove filled with sandy beaches, refreshing lakes, and tropical woodlands. A true oasis.
Will I have to sell my right arm to go?
No. God. Please. No. Right now, the General Admission Tier 1 Pass is on sale for $269. Keep in mind this is FOUR days of non-stop bliss. There are more options, but they’re way more expensive. So, if you want to really treat yourself you can check out the other ticket options here.
So, who is going to be there?
Besides me and you? The announced headliners include: Arcade Fire, Bassnectar, Halsey, and Travis Scott. This lineup is electronic and alt-pop heavy, but still maintains their promise of a diverse range of genres. Other main performers include: Khalid, Foster the People, Leon Bridges, The Flaming Lips, Slightly Stoopid, Blackbear, Judah & the Lion, Ganja White Night, and Kyle. You can see the full lineup below.
See you at the Grove☼