Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival Returns to Sunshine Grove



Various unannounced “secret” shows were played at the Incendia stage throughout the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival 2017.

Theresa Neal, Copy Editor

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival will be returning March 5 with over 100 performances over the four-day weekend in Sunshine Grove.

Typically attracting over 30,000 attendees, the Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival offers several unique experiences. Whether you want to experience as many live music performances as possible, sunbathe on Aquachobee Beach, do yoga, ride the Ferris wheel or discover new art, you can find what you are looking for at this large festival.

Some performances include Mumford & Sons, Machine Gun Kelly, Vampire Weekend, Sublime with Rome, Bassnectar, and Rufus du Sol. A complete list of performances can be found here.

One thing that makes the Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival one-of-a-kind is the camping experience. The campgrounds – complete with healing sanctuary, Yogachobee space, showers, and general store -has several activities and entertainment planned throughout the weekend. Schedules that include a list of available art workshops, spa treatments, yoga classes, and games are available on the festival’s Facebook page.

There are several different ticket options available, including VIP packages, car camping, and tent camping add-ons. General Admission Eco Passes, which include admission and a tent spot for all four days costs $299. Single-day and weekend-long general admission passes are also available.