Mexico’s BPM Festival Sounds Out Jan. 9-18


Celebrating its eighth anniversary, The BPM Festival will make its return to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Jan. 9-18.

Since its inception, BPM has considerably increased in size and roster of global talent, establishing itself as an “essential stop on the festival circuit for all underground dance music aficionados and as an essential winter holiday.” The festival provides a distinctive opportunity for attendees to enjoy Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in an idyllic beach setting – and dance around-the-clock.

Set along the scenic landscape of the Mayan Riviera, The BPM Festival offers attendees a chance to experience a taste of the local culture and venture off the beaten path, in addition to indulging in Playa del Carmen’s bustling nightlife.

Drawing in an international, dance music savvy crowd from all over the world, industry professionals, artists, and dance music enthusiasts alike revel in a continuous programming featuring over 250 artists and multiple day and night events.

“Those who truly experience The BPM Festival know that the festival is truly unique, resolutely placing Playa Del Carmen on the map as an annual dance music destination,” organizers say.

The BPM Festival official travel portal is powered by to offer the best prices for flights and hotels for travelling to Playa del Carmen, and will refund the difference for users who find a lower price. By booking through the festival, users can find the best, most direct flights available, see how far each hotel is from all the main festival venues, and utilize a travel portal help section that includes all the need-to-knows about travel to Mexico.

The electronic music festival, founded by Craig Pettigrew and Philip Pulitano, is a global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and industry professionals and has “become a must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality electronic dance music.”

BPM parties are hosted both day and night at multiple venues in Playa Del Carmen, a beach town that runs along miles of beaches. The town offers a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and condos, and endless options for dining and tourism, including ancient Mayan ruins, cenotes, aquatic sports and eco tourism.

In 2013, The BPM Festival won International Festival from the DJ Awards in Ibiza and in 2014 was nominated by International Dance Music Awards for Best Music Event.