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Apparitions Festival 2016

Todos Santos, Baja California Sur - Mexico

March 24 - March 28

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Extensive 4 hour sets will be played by the cream of international electronic music talents such as:

Derrick May


Kevin Sauderson

Sebastian Mullaert aka Minilogue (Live)

Juan Atkins

Fransesco Tristano (Live)

Doc Martin

Luke Hess


Terrence Parker + Merachka (Live)

With additional sets from: Alex Ferrer, Anthony Mansfield, Nuno Deconto, Papa Lu, Wichita Ron, Trey Courtney, Shiny Objects, Chemical Ali, Louiv, Rik Sotero, N.U.M.E.N. and Halloran

The festival will be hosting 4 different showcases. For all the Burning Man fans the organizers have chosen to treat you with not only one but two well-known camps. The Kazbah will be bringing their positive vibes to the festival on Thursday and Disco Knights will continue to hold down the party with their unique sound on Friday. Saturday is the day where you can enjoy deep grooves from the acclaimed UK Deep House label Deeplomatic Recordings and Sunday two labels from two different cities, each with their own cultural impact on the techno scene will unite for the Transmat / Gets Physical closing stage.

Apparitions Festival brings the best of techno and house music to a paradisiacal beach in Todos Santos, Mexico. Presenting the finest selection of international techno and house artists, from world-famous grand masters to underground classics and new emerging talents, we offer a unique audio-visual experience to a dedicated crowd of music lovers. Bringing this cream of electronic music from international and national artists to the breath taking San Pedrito beach in Todos Santos, Mexico, our unique open-air festival gathers people together to reconnect with nature in a celebration of life and community.

Apparitions Festival is a mind-blowing 4 day experience of non-stop electronic music in a stunning natural location. Dance on the white sands of a beautiful virgin beach by day, and immerse yourself in the visuals of the mountain stage at night, with groovy bass-lines and pulsing beats transporting you to new musical dimensions. Drawing together exceptional music, creative art installations, and astounding natural beauty, we present an unparalleled experience in Mexico's electronic music scene.

The Local Town: Todos Santos, BCS, Mexico

Todos Santos is a vibrant local village that prides itself on its artisan culture, and is a destination for nature-lovers and adventure sports enthusiasts. While you're in the region, check out some of the activities on offer: surfing, off-road riding, ultra-light plane flying, mountain biking, hiking, fishing trips, to name just a few. Todos Santos is also a well-known spot for whale-watching, seeing baby turtles being released into the ocean from local sanctuaries, or even just hanging out on the pristine beaches in this unspoilt natural paradise. The local culture is famous for its art galleries – and of course, don't miss out on the fantastic Mexican cuisine in some of the town's most authentic local restaurants.

The Festival Site: Playa San Pedrito

Mexico is world-famous for its breath taking beaches and stunning natural beauty, and Apparitions Festival takes place on the white sands of an untouched virgin beach, surrounded by tropical palm trees and outstanding mountains, in the Playa San Pedrito area of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. We have searched far and wide for the best possible location for this 4 day musical extravaganza, and this really is the perfect spot.

The Beach Stage:

The Beach Stage takes the festival through the day with tropical palm trees, white sands, and groovy electronic beats, immersing people in a vibrant celebration of life. With colourful décor and vivid art interventions, this stage is about partying hard to the rhythms of nature.

The Mountain Stage:

The Mountain Stage drives through the night under a canopy of stars and magical moonlight, where pulsing bass-lines and the deepest techno beats, together with creative projections from our specialist team of visual artists, will take you to new levels of experience.

The Communal Zone:

An area dedicated to share anything from thoughts to food, to chill with old friends and make new ones. There will be a free of charge communal kitchen where some of the best cooks from Todos Santos will be giving cooking tips to those who can't get enough of our delicious Mexican food.

Local and talented Yoga instructors will be filling up our mornings with good energy and deep stretches. These sessions will be free of charge

Travel By Plane:

The local airport is San Jose del Cabo (SJD), just a one hour drive away from the festival site. A shuttle bus service will be running from the airport to the festival site.

Travel By Rental Car

San Jose del Cabo (SJD) airport has more than 10 rental car companies that can give you a very competitive price. Once you rent your vehicle and you are ready to hit the road, please do not forget to drive safe and sober since Mexican Authorities have 0 tolerance for drinking and driving.  As About 5km prior to Todos Santos you will see festival signs on the road, just follow the signs and respect all instructions from our traffic staff, they will accommodate you in a free parking spot.

Travel By Shuttle Bus

Shuttle busses will be running directly to the festival site from La Paz and Los Cabos. Times and ticket prices will follow soon.

Airport Meeting Point

There will be a meeting booth just outside the exit of the International Terminal of San Jose del Cabo (SJD) airport, where our friendly welcome team will  you. The festival team will be there to help you find a shuttle bus or a carpool, helping you save money and reducing emissions to help save the planet.


A camping area is available in the festival site, so you can be near the music, camp with your friends, and make the most of this stunning location by spending all 4 days in this alternative paradise. The campsite comes fully equipped with showers and restroom facilities, friendly security, and electric power-points.

Are you traveling from far and it is a pain bringing your tent? DO NOT WORRY,  it is our pleasure to facilitate your travel experience  as much as we can.

Camping Package (Tent + Sleeping Bag + Air Mattress) is available for online purchase. How does it works? Very simple, you simply buy you camping package online just like you do for the festival tickets. We will have your camping gear ready for pick up at the box office.

Please note there is a limited amount of camping packages, We encourage you to purchase in advance.


DISCOUNT CODE: Apparitions2016
DISTANCE TO FESTIVAL: 8km [10 mins drive]

DISCOUNT CODE: Apparitions2016
DISTANCE TO FESTIVAL: 1km [10 mins walk on the beach]

DISCOUNT CODE: Apparitions2016
DISTANCE TO FESTIVAL: 8km [10 mins drive]

DISCOUNT CODE: Apparitions2016
DISTANCE TO FESTIVAL: 8km [10 mins drive]

DISCOUNT CODE: Apparitions2016
DISTANCE TO FESTIVAL: 8km [10 mins drive]


We aim to leave this natural paradise in the same condition we found it, so please make sure you throw trash in the trash cans we have provided around the festival site.

Food & Drinks:

Mexican cuisine is another piece of art we want to share with you. A large variety of food and drinks will be available to you, the tastiest restaurants from town will be participating to give you an outstanding culinary experience.

Drinking Water:

Water will be available  for all our guests at no added cost. Bring your reusable bottle for free refills.


We will have a range of bars onsite in convenient locations, selling beer, spirits, juices, and water.


There will be showers available for all our guests at no added cost.

Charging Stations:

There will be charging stations for phones and other electronic equipment, at no added cost.


There will be parking available at no added cost.

Friendly Staff:

All our staff, security, vendors, and festival crew are looking forward to having you with us, and we are all committed to making sure you have a great time. If you need any assistance, just let us know and we'll be there to help.

Age Limit:

All ages allowed. Please bring an official identification document to get your tickets at will call and proof +18 for alcoholic purchases.

Lost & Found:

There will be a lost and found office located at the entrance of the festival, we hope you don't need to use it!


If you have any questions or would like to get in touch, send us an email: info@apparitionsfestival.com

What to Bring:

–          Cash
–          Official ID
–          Reusable Water Bottle
–          Flashlight
–          Sunglasses
–          Hats
–          Beach chair
–          Summer clothes
–          Bathing suit
–          Sunscreen
–          Towel
–          Umbrella
–          Yoga Mat
–          Surfboard
–          Your friends!

What NOT to Bring:

–          No glass allowed onsite
–          No drinks allowed onsite
–          We reserve the right to deny the entrance of any beverage and/or food type
–          Illegal drugs are a federal offence in Mexico. They are not permitted inside or outside the festival.


March 24
March 28
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