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Suwannee Hulaween 2019

Not your typical Halloween festival

Suwannee Hulaween is a music and camping festival held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. The festival is held by jam band The String Cheese Incident, who perform seven sets annually. It is considered to be one of the best festivals of its kind on the East Coast, featuring music on five stages. A five-day event is one wild non-stop Halloween dance party, and many festival-goers are wearing costumes.

The main stage features The String Cheese Incident live acts. The amphitheater hosts additional headliners. The festival also runs a silent disco where the late night party takes place. The campground stage features local new talent and bands. The festival features about 100 artists every year.

Held in the swamps of Northeast Florida, between tall oak trees, by the scenic river Suwannee Hulaween is both mystic and psychedelic fantasy-land, combing electronic, roots and underground music with classic hippie culture. Its lineups featured lots of famous musicians like Jamiroquai, Odesza, Janelle Monae, Rezz, Lizzo, Bishop Briggs, CloZee, Jennifer Hartswick, My Morning Jacket, Disclosure, Logic, Umphrey's McGee, STS9, Rebelution, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Gramatik, Greensky Bluegrass, Lettuce, Boys Noize, Snarky Puppy, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Bob Moses, Slow Magic, The Revivalists, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Bassnectar, Ween, GRiZ, Run The Jewels, RL Grime, Portugal, The Man, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Disco Biscuits, Claude VonStroke, and Vince Staples.

In addition to music, the festival boasts visual art and light installations, fire and metal art, yoga and dance classes, flow, meditation, and kids activities. Moreover, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is perfect for various outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and canoeing.