With numerous gospel music festivals happening annually and consisting of various pronounced artists, it can be challenging to select the one to attend. Ranging from the East to West Coast and internationally, here are some of the top festivals which also offer value for your money.
Spirit West Coast -California
One of the biggest Christian festivals happening in the United States, the Spirit festival is essentially divided into two, Spirit West Coast in Del Mar and Monterey. Featuring a ton of Christian music and recreation activities, the Spirit Festival is an ideal summer plan. Here is a look at the 2017 festival.
Held in the stunning Allegheny Mountains, Creation Northeast is arguably the country’s largest gospel music festival. Since its launch in 1979, the festival has developed to proffer music from more than 60 gospel bands, ranging from pop to rock and worship. Comprising of multiple theme based platforms, the main stage is reserved for the leading names in each genre with harder gospel rappers and rock bands being hosted in the fringe stage. A separate kid’s stage offers entertainment and music for the young ones, hosting a number of the most prominent gospel authors and speakers, emphasizing Creation’s status as more than just a music festival.
Originally from the East, so lively was this festival that in 1988 Creation stretched out to create the second festival Creation Northwest, in a bid to bring the equivalent level of fellowship and entertainment to gospel music fans in the West coast. Usually an August affair, Creation Northwest brings together a string of gifted gospel artist, ensuring an inspiring as well as enjoyable summer festival.
Gospel Rave Summer Party – UK
From R&B and Hip Hop to Soca and Afrobeats, this festival is set to have it all. With an assortment of gospel DJ’s and artists, dance the night away to the very best in Christian music, and great entertainment including a BBQ to keep you recharged throughout the night. Who said Christians can’t party?
One Day – UK
A gospel festival for the whole family, One Day festival brings together people from all ages and walks of life for a week of worship, bible teaching and family time. An idyllic way for parents and their kids to enjoy a long summer weekend encircled by God’s presence.
Parachute Music Festival
The longest serial Christian music festival in the Kiwi nation of New Zealand, the Parachute music festival is among the largest of its kind outside the United States. With an excess of 100 bands on five stages, there is guaranteed loads of music to relish.