BEST MUSIC FESTIVAL
Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival
12517 NE 91st Ave., Okeechobee; OkeechobeeFest.com
Equal parts rock festival, EDM carnival and spiritual communion, the third annual Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival returns March 1-4 to the woods of Sunshine Grove near Lake Okeechobee. On the lineup: Arcade Fire, Travis Scott, Bassnectar, Halsey, Khalid, Leon Bridges, Foster the People, Thievery Corporation and the Flaming Lips. Talk to veteran festival travelers, whether they’ve squeezed into a Subaru or a VIP RV, and you’ll hear that there is no better organized festival in the country.
Readers’ choice: Tortuga Music Festival, Fort Lauderdale beach
Readers’ choice runner-up: SunFest, West Palm Beach