The beginning of the festival season is just a month away; once Ultra Music Festival takes place, this wonderful time of the year will have officially arrived. Before this season approaches, popular publication USA Today is holding a contest to help determine which music festival is the best in North America. Thankfully, the event nominees are actually some of the dance communities’ favorite ones.

The USA Today nominees for this contest are the following:

  • Austin City Limits Music Festival
    Austin, Texas
  • Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
    Manchester, Tennessee
  • Capitol Hill Block Party
    Seattle, Washington
  • Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
    Indio, California
  • Eaux Claires
    Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Electric Daisy Carnival
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Electric Forest
    Rothbury, Michigan
  • Essences Festival
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hangout Music Festival
    Gulf Shores, Alabama
  • Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Lightning in a Bottle
    Kern County, California
  • Lollapalooza
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Musikfest
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Newport Folk Festival
    Newport, Rhode Island
  • Outside Lands
    San Fransisco, California
  • Riot Fest
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Shaky Knees Music Festival
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stagecoach Festival
    Indio, California
  • Ultra Music Festival
    Miami, Florida
  • Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
    New Orleans, Louisiana

You can take part in this USA Today contest by voting for your favorite music event in North America. Voting is open to the public until Monday, March 2nd at noon EST. The top 10 winning festivals will be announced on 10Best on Friday, March 13th. You can vote for your favorites here.