Hello and welcome to Can’t Miss May 2023 Events. Read on to explore music festivals, sci-fi conventions and more. This travel destination guide has something for everyone to go and see in May. Let’s travel!
Beach Life Festival – May 5 – May 7, 2023
The Beach Life Festival will take place in Redondo Beach, California May 5-7 2023. The festival line up shows an eclectic array of acts from across a multiple music spectrum. Photo courtesy of Beach Life Festival.
Single Day General Admission Tickets are $179. Single Day VIP Tickets are $379. All 3 Day Tickets, All Levels, are SOLD OUT at the time of this post. Visit their website to see the line up, ticket availability and more. They had me at Beach! Toes in the sand, drink in my hand and an amazing line up! Yes, please.
Fort Fan Fest – May 6 – May 7, 2023
Fort Fan Fest is held in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta May 6 – May 7, 2023. This two-day Can’t Miss Event showcases Anime, Comics, Gaming and more. It has something for all fandoms including a Kids area with face painting.
Regular Passes are $10 for Adults. Youth and Senior Regular Passes are $8. Children under 5 are FREE. Their website states the event also having a canned food drive during the convention. If you bring a cash or food donation you will receive 10% off at their Swag Shop. Click here to see schedules, phot ops, vendors and more. Photo courtesy of Fort Fan Fest.
Kilby Block Party – May 12 – May 14, 2023
The Kilby Block Party is scheduled to take place May 12 – May 14, 2023 at various venues within Salt Lake City. Kilby Block Party’s mission is to bring together Salt Lake City’s music community showcasing local artists and some not so local artists. This Can’t Miss Event supports the magical relationship between artist and community. KBP works to create, as well as inspire, more and more connective experiences for everyone in Salt Lake City. Photo courtesy of Kilby Block Party.
General Admission 3 Day Tickets are $219 plus fees. Single Day General Admission Tickets ar $89 plus fees. VIP 3 Day Tickets are SOLD OUT at the time of this post. To see tickets still available, artists and performance schedules click here.
Metrotham Con – May 12, – May 14, 2023
Metrotham Con is taking place May 12 – May 14, 2023 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This Can’t Miss Event is a multi-fandom, pop culture convention that is for the fans by the fans. Celebrity guests, panels, photo ops and more. They even have After Hours Events to attend. Remember, what happens at con, stays at con! Just saying….
VIP 3 Day Tickets are $60. General Admission 3 Day Tickets are $40. Lifetime VIP Tickets are $200. In recognition of Mother’s Day all Moms are FREE on Sunday May 14! Visit their website to stat planning your amazing weekend at Metrotham. Photo courtesy of Metrotham Con.
Electric Daisy Carnival – May 19 – May 21, 2023
Electric Daisy Carnival, more commonly known as EDC, is an electronic dance music festival taking place in Las Vegas May 19 – May 21, 2023. EDC is an annual Can’t Miss Event and is currently largest electronic dance music festival in North America.
General Admission Tickets are SOLD OUT at the time of this post. General Admission Plus Tickets are $599 plus fees. VIP Tickets are $999 plus fees. Buy tickets to the festival, get camping info, and explore the world of Electric Daisy Carnival by clicking here. FYI: EDC offers complete wedding packages for legal unions, non-legal commitment ceremonies and vow renewals.
Quantum-Con – May 19 – May 21, 2023
Quantum-Con will take place May 19 – May 21, 2023 in Plymouth, Minnesota. This Can’t Miss Event showcases Anime, Paranormal, Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Looking for Q&A panels, those can be found here. Celebrity guests, they can be found here. Artists and Vendors, also found here.
Weekend Tickets are $70. Single Day Saturday Tickets are $40. Children 6 and under are FREE. To buy your tickets, schedules and more click here. Photo courtesy of Quantum-Con.
DelFest – May 25 – May 28, 2023
DelFest will be held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD May 25 – May 28, 2023. This Can’t Miss Event showcases out of this world new talent with a down-home feeling. This event has traditional stages, one-of-a-kind collaborations, special guest sit-ins, and various tributes to Del McCoury. Where did you think the name of this event came from?! Photo courtesy of DelFest.
4 Day Passes are $295. 3 Day Passes $275. 2 Day Passes are $199. Single Day Saturday Passes are $99. Several Parking Passes are already SOLD OUT at the time of this post. Check out their website to see what is still available.
Balticon – May 26 – May 29, 2023
Balticon is an annual Can’t Miss Event that will take place over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 – May 29, 2023 in or around Baltimore, Maryland. This event brings together fans of science, science fiction and fantasy. Balticon showcases creatives from the professional level, the amateur level and the fans that love creatives level. And did I mention Filking? It is music to my ears. Are you a fan?
Adult 4 Day Passes are $95. Single Day Adult Passes are $60. Virtual Adult Passes are $30. Ready to start your sci-fi, cosplay, music adventure! Click here. Photo courtesy of Balticon.
Can’t Miss May 2023 Events
Thank you for joining me as we explored Can’t Miss May 2023 Events. Together we discovered Beach Life Festival, Fort Fan Fest, Kilby Block Party and more. May is definitely filling up my dance card! Did your favorite May Event make my list? If not, please share in the comments. I love discovering new treasures.
Are you missing your toes in the sand as much as I am? To start planning your next California vacation or getaway read my blog post Amazing Travel Adventures – California. Explore Joshua Tree National Park, The Golden Gate Bridge, Disneyland Park and more. I am California Dreaming as I write this.
Until Next Time,
Erin at WonderLesch
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