Tomorrowland voted The World’s No. 1 Festival

Tomorrowland has been voted the World’s No. 1 Festival in the DJ Mag Top 100 Festivals poll 2024.

Record-breaking numbers had their say in this year’s poll — which opened on 1st May, and closed on 12th June — with the Belgian festival coming out on top for the fourth time, and a third consecutive year.

After topping DJ Mag‘s first ever Top 100 Festivals back in 2019, when the poll was voted for by top DJs, Tomorrowland festival returned to the No.1 spot in 2022 following the shift to a public vote for the first time. Last year, in 2023, the festival secured the triple, boasting a brand new stage and the return of its One World Radio station.

Now, in 2024, the Belgian mega-festival has retained its crown once more: a testament to its continued commitment to pushing the boundaries of production and curation. Stretching across not just one, but two, jam-packed weekends each July, Tomorrowland brings together the biggest names in electronic music, alongside groundbreaking stage design and world-building concepts.


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At last year’s Adscendo event, more than 400,000 revellers celebrated love, music, and unity across 16 stages, and danced to the sounds of over 750 electronic music artists. Tomorrowland 2024 is shaping up to be equally spectacular, with over 800 artists — including headliners Armin van Buuren, Amelie Lens, David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike — set to descend on the city of Boom next month.

“Tomorrowland is a passion, a passion of over 200 people working every day to create the magic,” Debby Wilmsen, Tomorrowland’s press relations and internal communications lead, shared when finding out about the festival topping the poll again.

“This year we will celebrate LIFE, the theme is a prequel of the Spirit of Life from 2016 [and a] brand new Main Stage will be introduced at the festival.” Every year we try to offer a broad range of new talents, top international DJs, local artists, new stage hosts and special performances and back to backs. We try to represent all styles and sub-styles in electronic music.”

With over 20 festivals cancelled, postponed or permanently dissolved ahead of 2024’s season, according to a report from the AIF, it’s never felt more important or timely to celebrate all that festivals both large and small bring to our lives through their celebration of music, dancing and togetherness.

And, accordingly, a record-breaking number of votes were recorded in the DJ Mag Top 100 Festivals poll this year. North America was the continent that submitted the most votes, followed by Europe, Asia, South America, Oceania and Africa. In terms of countries, the USA recorded the most votes in 2024, followed by the UK, India, Thailand, Brazil, Italy, Germany, Romania, China (which recorded votes via a dedicated voting platform) and Belgium.

The festivals that appear in 2024’s top 10 remain largely unchanged from last year’s poll, with EDC Las Vegas, Untold Festival and Creamfields all gaining ground to place within the top five.

Kappa FuturFestival is also up four spots to place in the top 10 for the first time. Elsewhere, Terminal V climbs 33 places to No. 44 as this year’s highest climber, and Untold Dubai places at No. 45 as 2024’s highest new entry.

As suggested in the votes delivered above, North America and Europe dominate the top 20, with only Sunburn Festival — the highest placing festival in Asia at No. 11 — appearing from outside those two continents.

As the winner of this year’s poll, Tomorrowland, is also the highest placing festival in Europe, with EDC Las Vegas the highest in North America at No. 2, Creamfields Chile the highest in South America at No. 73, Beyond The Valley the highest festival in Oceania at No. 92, and Oasis the top placed festival in Africa at No. 99.

See the full Top 100 Festivals results here.

Metodi Gogovski
Electronic Dance Music is an integral part of Meto's life. Though he enjoys a variety of EDM sub-genres he mainly listens to Progressive House and Trance. Other than being publisher for Rave Jungle, he also has a passion for Football and video games.