One of the biggest parts of the latest surge in EDM has been the overall rise of festival culture. These days, music lovers are shelling out top dollar to hit up events that feature massive sound systems, the freedom to let your freak flag fly, and an array of DJs that represent the EDM sound. 2013 was a huge year for the EDM festival circuit, with impressive line-ups being sent to locations that range from a cruise ship to a forest. And while you can get a fairly good idea of what the EDM scene has to offer via the comfort of your home, nothing beats feeling the bass in your chest, seeing the people dance, and feeling that energy that can only be found at a proper EDM festival. Here are 2013’s best.