Best Techno Festivals

Europe has some of the best Techno Festivals to offer. Are you wondering which techno festival to visit with some to the best Djs in the world? Here are 10 of the best upcoming Techno Festivals in Europe.

Time Warp DE Festival in best techno festivals in Europe

Time Warp DE – Mannheim, Germany

Date: 21 March 2021

Time Warp DE is one of Europe’s ultimate techno events, bringing together the biggest names in the scene. Since its inception over 25 years ago, the festival has gone onto become one of the genre’s most important events, as it packs out Mannheim’s imposing Maimarkthalle for nearly 20 hours each year.

2020 Headliners: Richie Hawtin / Nina Kraviz / Adam Beyer / Sven Väth / Charlotte De Witte / Amelie Lens / Seth Troxler / Laurent Garnier / Ricardo Villalobos / The Black Madonna / Chris Liebing / Pan-Pot

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Time Warp DE Festival
Time Warp DE 2019 - Official Aftermovie
DGTL Amsterdam in best techno festivals in Europe

DGTL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date: 3 – 4 April 2021

DGTL Amsterdam is a two-day techno and house music festival, DGTL Brand’s flagship event, inviting thousands to their stages every year. With cutting edge lineups, DGTL Amsterdam gives a platform to everything from influential legends, to underground up and coming artists, one of the best techno festivals in Europe.

2020 Headliners: Nina Kraviz / Sven Väth / Blawan / Bonobo / Marcel Dettmann / Honey Dijon / Paul Kalkbrenner / Mall Grab

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DGTL Amsterdam
DGTL Amsterdam 2019 - Recap Sunday
Junction 2 Festival best techno festivals in Europe

Junction 2 Festival – London, UK

Date: 4 – 5 June 2021

Junction 2 is a London techno festival, showcasing some of the genre’s finest names inside west London’s Boston Manor Park each June, one of the key festivals in Europe’s techno calendar.

Headliners: Jon Hopkins / Adam Beyer / Four Tet / Amelie Lens / Nina Kraviz / Ben Klock / Honey Dijon / Avalon Emerson / Marcel Dettmann / Maceo Plex / Blawan / Robert Hood

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Junction 2 Festival
Junction 2 2019 - Aftermovie
Awakenings Festival best techno festivals in Europe

Awakenings Festival – Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

Date: 26 – 28 June 2021

Awakenings Festival is known as one of the most popular electronic events in Europe, featuring 100 acts, spread out over eight stages, creating a techno heaven for likeminded ravers to unite.

Headliners: Adam Byer, Amelie Lens, ANNA, Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin, Sam Paganini, Tale of Us

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Awakenings Festival
Awakenings Festival 2019 - Aftermovie
Kappa Futur best techno festivals in Europe

Kappa Futur – Turin, Italy

Date: 3 – 4 July 2021

Kappa Futur Festival is an electronic music festival in Turin, Italy, welcoming a spectacular lineup of techno’s heaviest hitters, with scene veterans playing alongside exciting new talents over the course of three days. Kappa Futur is one of the must visit techno Festivals in Europe.

2020 Headliners: Carl Cox / Diplo / The Black Madonna / Amelie Lens / Paco Osuna / Joseph Capriati

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Kappa Futur Festival
Kappa FuturFestival 2019 - Official Aftermovie
Neopop Festival best techno festivals in Europe

Neopop Festival – Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Date: 1 – 4 August 2021

Neopop Electronic Music Festival is one of Portugal’s most respected electronic music festivals, held in the coastal town of Viana do Castelo. With live performances and DJ sets from some of the underground’s most exciting talent, Neopop Electronic Music Festival has become a bucket-list festival for techno fans across the continent.

2020 Headliners: The Black Madonna / Loco Dice / Honey Dijon / Paco Osuna / Nina Kraviz / Ricardo Villalobos

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Neopop Festival
Neopop Festival 2019 official aftermovie
Dekmantel Festival best techno festivals in Europe

Dekmantel Festival – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date: 4 – 8 August 2021

Dekmantel Festival is a cutting edge electronic music festival in Amsterdam, curating a lineup of the most creative and influential acts in house, techno and beyond. The festival takes place in the massive Amsterdamse Bos, spreading its unparalleled lineup across six stages.

Headliners: Helena Hauff / DJ Harvey / DJ Stingray / Floating Points (live) / Theo Parrish (10 hour set)

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Dekmantel Festival
Paquita Gordon at Dekmantel Festival 2019
Barrakud Croatia best techno festivals in Europe

Barrakud Croatia – Novalja, Croatia

Date: 8 – 12 August 2021

Barrakud Croatia Festival returns to Zrće beach for five days of blistering techno across Papaya, Aquarius, Kalypso and Noa Beach clubs. Barrakud Croatia’s recent lineups have included Paul Kalkbrenner, Claptone, Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann, who all played out in the summer sun in the now infamous European party hotspot.

2019 Headliners: Paul Kalkbrenner / Ellen Allien / FJAAK / Marco Faraone / Dubfire

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Barrakud Croatia Festival
BARRAKUD2018 OFFICIAL AFTERMOVIE
Sonus best techno festivals in Europe

Sonus Festival – Novalja, Croatia

Date: 15 – 19 August 2021

Sonus Festival is a famous 5-day techno festival at Zrce Beach, Novalja, in Croatia. The Festival occupies Zrce’s coastal clubs Aquarius, Kalypso, Noa and Papaya for both day and night stages, while boat parties spread the vibe across the sparkling Adriatic Sea. The legendary creators behind Time Warp have steered the ship to the Croatian coast for one of the most celebrated house and techno festivals in Europe.

2020 Headliners: Richie Hawtin / Seth Troxler / Charlotte De Witte / Amelie Lens / Sven Väth / Chris Liebing / Ben Klock / Monika Kruse / Loco Dice / Maceo Plex / Boris Brejcha / Jamie Jones

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Sonus Festival 2019 Official Aftermovie
B.my.Lake best techno festivals in Europe

B.my.Lake Festival – Zamárdi, Hungary

Date: TBA

B.my.Lake Festival is an electronic music festival in Keszthely, Hungary’s number one dance music destination. The festival is anchored by its prolific techno lineup and it’s place among the best techno festivals in Europe.

2020 Headliners: Adriatique / Solomun / Richie Hawtin / Marco Bailey / Charlotte De Witte / ANNA / Maceo Plex

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B.My.Lake Festival
B my LAKE 2019 - official after movie
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