EDM’s biggest names are bringing the party to South Florida this Labor Day weekend

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Since the inaugural Ultra Music Festival in 1999, Miami has been hailed as the capital of electronic dance music. The city hosts events year-round, but it adds a little spice to its EDM lineup during this long Labor Day holiday weekend. Here’s where you can find the best of those parties, featuring some of the biggest names in dance music.

Friday Sept. 2, 2022

Camelphat
Club Space
34 NE 11th St.
Miami, FL 33132

Grammy-nominated house music legend Camelphat will grace the iconic Club Space in downtown Miami to open the weekend. The U.K. house duo specializes in bringing a euphoric atmosphere tailor-made for a rooftop club. So if you’re into a chill, tech-house vibe, these guys will be right up your alley. They will be supported by Ben Bohmer, Bakke, and Thunderpony. Doors open at 11 p.m. on Friday, and you can get tickets at dice.fm with prices starting at $19. This event is for ages 21 and over only.

Zedd 
Story Miami
136 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Fresh from releasing his new single “Make You Say,” featuring Maren Morris and Beauz, Zedd is headlining Story Nightclub in Miami Beach to continue what has been another fantastic year in his career. Zedd is known to heighten the energy in his DJ sets, which are packed with his hits like “Clarity,” “Stay The Night” and “Beautiful Now.” The two-time Grammy Award winner is a guaranteed good time if you want a festival atmosphere in the club and his music catalog is one that even non-fans of EDM can enjoy. Tickets are available at tixr.com with prices starting at $75. This event is for ages 21 and over. 

DJ Snake 
E11EVEN Miami
29 NE 11th St.
Miami, FL 33132

Back in Miami for the first time since headlining the Ultra Miami mainstage back in March, DJ Snake brings a bass-heavy set to the stage of E11EVEN in downtown Miami. He is known to put on an energetic, multi-genre show so you’ll hear a little bit of everything in his sets. There will be something for everyone. The French DJ has plenty of singalongs in his catalog, such as “Lean On,” “Let Me Love You”and “Middle” so you don’t have to be deep into EDM to enjoy a DJ Snake set. Tickets are on sale at tixr.com starting at $75. This event is for ages 21 and over.

Saturday Sept., 2022

Oliver Heldens
DAER Nightclub
5700 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314

Dutch House DJ Oliver Heldens brings his party vibe to The Guitar Hotel’s DAER Nightclub in Hollywood. Heldens has a deep catalog of house hits, and he can dig into some techno with tunes from his alias, HI-LO. Loved by house fans within the dance music community, Heldens can also be a great gateway artist for those interested in the genre. If you’re looking to experience a house and techno party unlike any other, you can find tickets at tixr.com with prices starting at $30. This event is for ages 21 and over.

Deadmau5
DAER Dayclub
5700 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314

Before Oliver Heldens arrives at The Guitar Hotel at night, Deadmau5 gets the party started in the early afternoon. This will be different from any pool party you’ve ever attended because the Canadian House DJ is not on your typical day-rager pool party playlist. Think about being poolside as his collaboration with Kaskade “Escape” plays and you’ll be rushing to buy tickets at tixr.com. This event is for ages 21 and over.

Ilario Alicante
Club Space
34 NE 11th St.
Miami, FL 33132

A DJ for you and the techno fans in your life, Ilario Alicante is another Ultra Miami veteran bringing a marathon set to Space. If you’re looking to enjoy techno vibes deep into the early morning, you can find tickets starting $19 at dice.fm. This event is for ages 21 and over only.

Loud Luxury
LIV
4441 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

“Body” artists Loud Luxury bring their feel-good, high-energy vibe to the renowned LIV Nightclub in Miami Beach. Full of singalong tracks and fun house tunes, the duo is a great selection if you’re looking to dance on Saturday night. They are also great gateway artists to non-fans. Tickets are available at tixr.com starting at $65. This event is ages 21 and over only.

Sunday Sept. 4, 2022 

Richie Hawtin
Club Space
34 NE 11th St.
Miami, FL 33132

Another techno legend returning to Club Space this weekend, Richie Hawtin is playing another marathon set. This will be techno at its finest and will last deep into the early hours of Sept. 5, so this is where you’ll want to be if you’re looking for a never-ending party. You can find tickets starting at $25 at dice.fm. This event is for ages 21 and over only.

Monday Sept. 5, 2022

Sam Feldt

DAER Dayclub
5700 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314

Sam Feldt gives us a party on Labor Day with a tropical house set to close out the weekend at The Guitar Hotel’s DAER Dayclub. Doors open at 12 p.m. in what will be a performance appropriate for a pool party. You can close out your Labor Day weekend here. Tickets at tixr.com start at $30. This event is for ages 21 and over only.

Alfredo Banegas is a junior at Florida International University majoring in digital journalism hoping to combine his passion of sports and writing to become a sports writer. Alfredo looks to make positive changes in the way sports are covered in today’s media landscape.