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The festival we're all waiting for, the festival that promises to be South Florida's own Coachella, is arriving soon! Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival will be kicking off just a few hours north of Miami, and its first year promises to be a good one. The musical lineup is sick– Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Skrillex, Fetty Wap, Bassnectar– and so are the amenities: art, water activities, and tons of yoga and wellness, because we all know how important they are at music fests now days.
According to the Sun Sentinel, the main stage area will be able to hold 35,000 people, and that's just one area. Aquachobee will be another part of the grounds where you can take it back to the beach. You'll be able to swim, paddle board, hangout, and grab bites from the different food vendors while you listen to the music across the water. Oh, and if you're feeling youthful (or you just want a good make-out sesh), there's going to be a giant ferris wheel.
If that doesn't give your enough good vibes, Yogachobee will. Coined the spiritual center of the Sunshine Grove, this is a place where you can unwind, enjoy galleries, indulge in some free tea at a tea station, and follow your practice with other fellow yogis. With a name like Yogachobee, expect to see lots of planks and downward dogs when you roam this zone.
Finally, there will be an area called Jungle 51, which is where you'll go once you've beach vibed and done a plank or two. With hammocks hanging between the palm trees, this alien-themed locale (with a bar-back on deck) will satisfy your underground tech and house music thirst ALL NIGHT. Jungle51 is where the after-party starts, open from 9pm to 9am every night while the other areas on the grounds are blasting music during the day.
All this plus a great line up of artists is shaping up to be an epic debut for the Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival. For the full lineup and more info on accommodations, head this way.