Ultra music festival returns to Miami (includes video story)

Bayfront Park in downtown Miami plays host to the 23rd edition of Ultra Music Festival this weekend. This year’s event will be one of the biggest ones yet.

Over the weekend of March 24 to 26, seven stages and over 100 acts will take over downtown Miami. Among them will be some of electronic dance music’s biggest names including Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Kx5, Subtronics, Zedd and a headline performance from Swedish House Mafia, which closes the ultra main stage on Sunday.

The festival will run from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

A few tickets are still available on ultramusicfestival.com starting at $399.95.

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