The UKs Best House and Techno Festivals

Here are the best house and techno festivals in the UK where you can catch the likes of PAWSA, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Joel Corry, and Hannah Laing.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 8th May 2024

It’s coming up to that time to get your wellies and bucket hats ready because festival season is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be more gassed about it. Here at Skiddle, we love festivals as much as the next person and couldn’t help ourselves with getting ahead with all the best UK house and techno festivals in 2024. 


So if you’re down for non-stop partying, a good hungover tent sesh, or even just emerging yourself into different genres such as EDM and trance, then you’re in the right place. We've got you covered from Creamfields to Boomtown, plus a wide range of artists that will be taking the stages including, Eric PrydzChase & StatusHannah LaingFISHER, and much more!




When: Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th August 2024 (August Bank Holiday) 

Where: Darebury in Cheshire

2024 lineup: Ben HemsleyPeggy GouCamelphatAzyrCalvin HarrisBicepBlk.HedexHybrid MindsSammy VirjiFatboy SlimMartin GarrixPatrick ToppingSolomunTiestoPete Tong and so many more 

After another sell-out year, Creamfields has decided to take a different approach to its ever-so-popular festival in 2024 and announced that they are merging its North and South editions. Giving them more time to focus on making one big bang during the August Bank holiday weekend.

Creamfields will still be making some noise at their well-loved location in Daresbury, and the multi-award-winning festival never fails to disappoint welcoming 70,000 people each year to join in on their immaculate vibes. With unmissable sets, electrifying stage presence, and even quality non-music attractions to keep you pumped throughout the weekend. It’s no surprise that Creamfields is up there as one of the best house festivals in the UK, and the lineup is stacked with the best boogie-inducers on the planet. Not one to miss.


Find tickets and more information on Creamfields - here




When: Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th June 2024

Where: Heaton Park in Manchester, England  

2024 lineup: Doja CatDisclosure (UK festival exclusive), J HusBecky HillSugarbabesKaytranadaCamelphatNia ArchivesHybrid MindsSammy Virji, Barry Can't SwimPawsaPeggy Gou,  and loads more

Parklife is not one to be messed with when it comes to festival season, with its 16 stages, numerous non-music attractions, and one of the best locations to let loose for two days. Comfy on its grounds of Heaton Park in Manchester, Parklife has grown as a festival into something quite spectacular and they only seem to be getting bigger and better. 

This year Parklife has really outdone themselves with an insane lineup that'll get you in that pre-sale line before you get to the end of the list. From the lyrically talented Doja Cat who is playing her first UK festival headline, to  J HusBecky HillSugarbabesKaytranadaCamelphatNia ArchivesBarry Can't SwimPawsaPeggy Gou and loads more. Including Disclosure, who will only be playing at Parklife this year; talk about exclusive!

So if you want to experience a taste of different genres, while also attending one of the best house festivals this year, sign up and stay on alert so you can secure your very own tickets!


Find tickets and more information on Parklife - here



Terminal V

When: Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th April 2024 (Easter weekend) 

Where: Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland 

2024 lineup: AzyrHannah Laing999999999DAX J, FJAAKClara CuveThelmaBlack TrafficDaria KolosovaCharlie SparksDJ Heartstring and many more!

Terminal V is making another return with their 10th edition of Scotland's biggest electronic festival. Over 2 days Terminal V will be providing every fan of quality house and techno music 5 stages, giving you endless opportunities to witness pure musical wizardry. 

Terminal V is also no stranger to giving its audience a variety of greatness as they will be featuring up to 80+ international artists on their stages, from Hannah Laing999999999DAX J, FJAAKClara CuveThelmaBlack Traffic and many more! Meaning whether you’ve just come from up the road, or half away across the world there is a fat chance they’ll be something for you there. The loaded festival doesn’t even stop there as they also are situated both indoors and outdoors meaning even if the highland weather isn’t on point you can still keep surging well into the night! 


Find tickets and more information on Terminal V - here



Junction 2

When: Friday 26th - Sunday 28th July 2024

Where: Boston Manor Park in London, England 

2024 lineup: AdadadreamDaniel AveryCamelphatKölschEliza RoseJoy (Anonymous)Barry Can't SwimHAAiHoney DijonJeff MillsJon HopkinsThe Blessed Madonna and many more!

Junction 2 is returning to their beloved home of Boston Manor Park in 2024 and they are making sure to keep up as one of the best UK techno festivals. The underground festival is now growing into something big and they are set to hold their most ambitious project to date. The budding festival has now elevated to playing out over three days giving you an extra day to amp up your party vibes with some big acts heading to the stages from, AdadadreamDaniel AveryHAAi KölschEliza RoseJoy (Anonymous)Barry Can't SwimHoney DijonJeff MillsJon HopkinsThe Blessed Madonna and many more!

From Friday to Sunday each day is set to focus on a different area of house and techno, meaning whether you’ve been to Junction 2 before or trying to be a part of the action, the crowd is going to be mega!


Find tickets and more information on Junction 2 - here



Baltic Weekender

When: Friday 31st May - Saturday 1st June 2024

Where: Baltic Triangle in Liverpool, England

2024 lineup: Chaos In The CBD, Enzo Is Burning, BakeyMella Dee, Crazy P SoundsystemGhoulishJob Jobse, Ki/Ki, Palms TraxSally Csim0neShanti Celeste, Young Singh and many more

Keepin’ it cosy and local is Liverpool as they put on another Baltic Weekender for 2024. While it may be considered as small, Baltic Weekender is definitely becoming a house and techno festival to look out for. Plus this festival knows how to make some noise when they’re in town with its broad genres bubbling through the speakers from house, techno, grime, bass music, and everything in between. Baltic Weekender also know how to choose their spaces as this year they are set to party in Abandon Silence and 24 Kitchen Street.

Bringing in the tunes will be Chaos In The CBD, Enzo Is Burning, GhoulishJob Jobse, Ki/Ki, Palms TraxSally Csim0neShanti Celeste, Young Singh and that's only the phase 1 lineup, meaning they'll be plenty more talent on the decks to bring in the weekend. 

So get yourself a ticket now while they’re still dirt cheap because bangers like this don’t last forever.


Find tickets and more information on Baltic Weekender - here




When: Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th August 2024 (August Bank Holiday Weekend) 

Where: Damyns Hall, Aerodrome Upminster in Essex, England 

2024 lineup: Eric PrydzChase and StatusPatrick ToppingPAWSAWilkinsonSonny FoderaGorgan CityKölschHybrid MindsHedexMKJamie JonesSosaDarius SyrossianThe Martinez Brothersand many more 

After hitting a big milestone last year celebrating 10 years' worth of providing irreplaceable memories, We Are FSVL is back again for another bank holiday weekend. We Are FSTVL has really made a name for itself with its evergrowing popularity and the incredible energy it brings to the stage that translates through to the crowd.

Showing their repeat love to Central Park We Are FSTVL is ready for great things as they have up to 50 artists ready and waiting in their lineup to bring a show just for you. With their headliners being Eric Prydz, the legend of the audio/visual DJ experience, as well as the high-flying badadan and bass-fuelled, Chase and Status; this will not be a weekend you want to miss. 


Find tickets and more information on We Are FSTVL - here





Photo: Boomtown / 

When: Wednesday 7th - Sunday 11th August 2024

Where: Matterley Estate in Hampshire, England

2024 lineup: TBA

Year after year Boomtown never fails to disappoint making them one of the best techno festivals in the UK, and they've taken it that step further this year with their storyline 'Revolution of Imagination'. Experience escapism like never before, surrounded by complete brilliance on the decks and stages, especially after their high vibrational lineup last year, Cypress HillThe ProdigyLowkeyLoyle CarnerFlowdanBennie ManGoldieSub Focus, and loads more! 

Boomtown explores so many genres from house, techno, disco, funk and reggae, and being one of the largest festivals in the UK it holds up to, 66,000 people who come from all around the world to not only be a part of the music but to also the indulgent mini world Boomtown create with their theatric performances.

It's rumoured that Boomtown is to have 500 artists both international and homegrown, who'll be set to perform over 27 stages that are always perfectly created to amp up the lively scenes of the crowd. This 5-day festival only comes around once every year, which goes to show how truly special it is, so if you want to be a part of something big this year, and Boomtown sounds like a bit of you, secure your tickets and allow the magic to happen. 



MiNT Festival 

When: Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th May 2024 (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Where: Newsam Green Farm in Leeds, England 

2024 lineup: Joseph CapriatiGirls Don't SyncEnzo SiragusaMorgan SeatreePAWSAKETTAMAGirls Don't SyncEast End DubsEats EverythingK MOTIONZ and many more! 

MiNT Festival is returning to Newsam Green Farm in Leeds for another Bank holiday weekend. This year MiNT Festival is showing out with 10 stages providing the perfect set-up for their jampacked lineup from, Girls Don’t SyncPAWSAKETTAMAEast End DubsEats EverythingK MOTIONZ and many more! Bringing you non-stop house, techno, drum and bass, and every other genre in between. MiNT Festival is also on a roll adding in new additions this year with new hoasts to bring in the party from, ATW, History of Rave, You&Me and much more!

It’s no surprise that MiNT Festival is listed as Yorkshire's best dance festival, and you’ll be able to see why when you secure your tickets so you can whiteness brilliant vibes with an even better atmosphere. 


Find out more information on MiNT Festival - here



FLY Open Air Festival 

When: Saturday 18th May 2024 (TBC)

Where: Hopetoun House in Edinburgh, Scotland 

2024 lineup: HorsegiirLMall GrabEffySaluteAmmaraKIMMICMorgan SeatreeConducta, and many more

We all love cracking tunes, so to hear the hottest names on the scene with a truly beautiful backdrop really seals the deal. Hopetoun House in Edinburgh is absolutely stunning, as much of the city tends to be. Even better, it’s not uncommon for a lush, fluffy clouded sunset to creep over the house as you’re raving. 

FLY Open Air is all about bringing the biggest and best house and techno artists to charming Scottish locations, and this year, they are bringing a belter of a lineup to a secret warehouse location. On the bill are the likes of HorsegiirL, Mall Grab, Effy, Salute, Ammara, KIMMIC, Morgan Seatree, Conducta, and many more. With a site that holds over 8,000 people the festival vibe will be in full flow, but the warehouse means you won't be losing your mates too often... hopefully. 




When: Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th August 2024

Where: Boucher Road Fields in Belfast, Northern Ireland

2024 lineup: Peggy GouPatrick ToppingBen Hemsleyblk.Hannah LaingSara LandryAzyrHannah LaingDom DollaKettamaSkin On SkinAmelie LensInterplanetary Criminal,  and more

If you’re in Belfast (or fancy a visit) and love a good dance, you’d be daft not to consider Emerge. Already boasting a massive lineup with titans of house and techno including Ben Hemsley, blk. Peggy Gou, Hannah Laing, DJ Daddy Trance, it’s mad to think there are still many more artists to be announced. 

Only a 12-minute drive from Belfast City Centre and roughly a half hour from the airport, Emerge is easy to get to, has a smashing lineup, and will no doubt be the city’s biggest party this year. Get us over there! 



Pavilion Festival

When: Saturday 4th May 2024

Where: Low Green in Ayr, Scotland

2024 lineup: Ewan McVicarPatrick ToppingSpecial RequestStevie CoxOptimoJerome Hill, David Morales, 808 State, Fabio & Grooverider, Derrick Carter and more

Ewan McVicar’s Pavilion returns to the DJ's hometown of Ayr after a belting sold-out debut in 2023. From midday to 10:30pm, ravers will be treated to sets by some of the best in the game including McVicar, Patrick Topping, and more names who’ll be announced soon.

The following day, Sunday the 5th, the party continues with STREETrave, a homage to a cultural phenomenon from 1989 - 1993, when the brand brought huge DJs to West Scotland. 


Find tickets for and more information on Pavilion Festival - HERE



Land Beyond Festival

When: Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th May 2024

Where: Waterhall in Brighton, England

2024 lineup: Rudimental, Girls Don't Sync, Craig David, Max DeanMozey, Joel CorrySigalaSASASASExampleGoddardHybrid MindsArielle FreeGirls Don't Sync, and many more

Join Land Beyond Festival for their fourth chapter of an electrifying festival this summer, featuring immersive encounters, and captivating stage designs. The South East's electronic music festival is Brighton's first-ever dance music festival with camping and they are making sure to make the most of everything they've got to offer, with the sounds of house, drum and bass, grime and everything in between.

Land Beyond has already released their phase 2 lineup and it's an absolute sight for sore eyes with, Rudimental, Girls Don't SyncMax DeanMozey, Joel CorrySigalaSASASAS and many more to hit the their stages this May. Tickets are already on sale so if you want to immerse yourself into this act fast!


Find tickets and more information on Land Beyond Festival - here



Lost Village

When: Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th August 2024

Where: Lost Village in Lincoln, England 

2024 lineup: Ben UFOThe Blessed MadonnaChaos In The CBDFloating PointsFolamourHAAiFatima YamahaMaribou StateMidlandRoss From FriendsSolomunTSHA, and many more with headliner still to be announced.

Discover winding paths with shadows cast by tall trees, dip your toes in the lake and feel the soil on your feet, explore the unknown, immerse yourself in new worlds… and then get to the front of the stage to rave all night long!

Lost Village isn’t your average festival. It’s an experience. A gateway into the unknown. A new way to enjoy the sounds you love. Head over for techno, house, and electronic tunes deep in the surreal woods. Taste global street food by the UK's best chefs, stumble upon secret performances, laugh until it hurts at comedy shows, and escape the world’s chaos in wood-fired hot tubs. Let go, free yourself, dance for four days and nights, and create, learn, and meet like-minded spirits. 

Plus, when the lineup is as good as this years, with the likes of Ben UFO, The Blessed Madonna, Chaos In The CBD, Floating Points, Folamour, HAAi, Fatima Yamaha, Maribou State, Midland, Ross From Friends, Solomun, TSHA; it's going to be yet another belter. 




Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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