Get set For a Musical Ride at Playa Del Carmen’s BPM Festival, Mexico!!

The culture of Mexico is undefined, if music is missing from it! Today, Mexico hosts several annual music festivals that entice hordes of music lovers to plan holidays in this nation. January is the month for fans of electronic music to book flights to the city of Playa Del Carmen which is hosting BPM Festival from 09th to 18th January. The menu of this 10-day music fiesta is adorned with numerous events, more than 100 DJs and never-ending parties at nightclubs as well as beach clubs.

BPM Festival by Mike Reger/ CC BY

BPM Festival by Mike Reger/ CC BY

A Bit of History

The BPM Festival was started in 2008 to bring people from hospitality industry at one place. BPM stands for Bartenders, Promoters and Managers but in last seven years, the festival has became a coveted podium for DJs to show their skills and a sought after floor for music enthusiasts to match their moves to the electronic beats.


Being one of the most popular music festivals in Mexico, the Advance Passes for this event have already been sold out however, tickets, especially for the single events, are going up for sale in coming days. You can subscribe to the festival’s official website or Facebook page to get updates on tickets and schedule. Moreover, one can buy either of the 3, 7 or 10 day pass. Travellers disembarking flights in this hip city of Mexico can also buy express entry pass that facilitates entry to all events, making sure you don’t hassle for tickets anymore.

The Line Up

The line-up for the BPM Festival features big names, not only from Mexico but also from Europe, Asia and Americas. Few well-known names on the list of Phase 1 Artist Line Up are Guti, Art Department, Leon, Joy Orbison, Green Velvet and Chus & Ceballos from Argentina, Canada, Italy, UK, USA and Spain, respectively.