6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss S2O Festival 2020
One of those reasons is the world-class lineup: Dash Berlin, Zedd, Martin Garrix, and many other top DJ talents!
Songkran, Thailand’s annual mega-fest held in April, is coming up soon with promises of fun and festivities for all. For us millennials, one of the most popular activities during this time is going out and partying with our friends at exciting venues and events.
There are scores of events celebrating Thai New Year in Bangkok alone, but very few can combine massive scale, all-out water fight, and dance tracks by world-class DJs so successfully.
With its grand and exciting production, S2O Songkran Music Festival welcomes tens of thousands of Thai and international party lovers every year. This Songkran, the festival returns for the sixth time to serve up hot, wet, and wild fun for ravers!
Seeing its fifth-anniversary celebration last year, there’s no doubt that this Thai music festival has been bringing some of the wildest entertainment to the scene for the last half-decade. Still not sure if you should check this event out? We’re here to tell you six reasons you absolutely shouldn’t miss S2O Festival 2020!
1. Spectacular Lineup and 90-Minute Set by Martin Garrix
Throughout the three-day festival, fans of S2O can dance to a wide range of EDM sets. Whether you like to jam to trap, house, trance, dubstep, tropical house, future bass, or any other, you’d better brace yourself. This year’s lineup is on fire!
Turning up the heat at S2O Festival 2020 while festival-goers enter raging water war are these 14 acts, all of them well-known names among Thai EDM fans and ravers:
Dash Berlin, Don Diablo, Jonas Blue, Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman, and Mike Perry on April 11 (Sat); Zedd, Lucas & Steve, Marlo, The Him, and Vinai on April 12 (Sun); and Martin Garrix, Alison Wonderland, Firebeatz, and San Holo on April 13 (Mon).
Most importantly, get ready if you love pop-infused electro/progressive house sounds by Martin Garrix, as he’s bringing a full 90-minute set! The Dutch DJ is best known for “Animals”, “Scared To Be Lonely”, and “In The Name Of Love”, which has gained over 500 million views on YouTube.
2. Celebrate Songkran Early and Have Two Whole Days for Yourself
Songkran festivities usually take place on April 13-15. That’s three days not counting the weekends, and then you’d have to get back to work exhausted.
S2O Festival 2020 understands that it’s hard for Thai and foreign party lovers, so the team is moving the festival a bit earlier. This year, come dance to high-energy beats in the water war fest on April 11-13 (Sat-Mon), 2020.
This means you’ll get to celebrate the splashing festivities before anyone else in Thailand and still have two days left on April 14-15. Whether you’re planning to spend them at epic water fights or rest up to get ready for work, the choice is all yours!
3. Bigger, Wilder, and Grander Production
One of the reasons S2O has seen so much hype is the full-blown production it offers. Better yet, the organizing team promises that this year’s festival will be bigger and better than ever!
The first worth mentioning is the stage itself, which shows the sheer scale of this year’s production. The performance area boasts 75 meters in length and 30 meters in height.
Combine that with state-of-the-art light & sound systems, fireworks, lasers, visual effects, and other creative features, and you’ll get the perfect setting for amazing & exhilarating shows.
Another essential part of S2O Festival, one of the world’s wettest and wildest festivals, is water. For this event, you’ll be soaked from all directions by a 360º water cannon system. The sprinklers feature an auto-effect setup, which allows them to hit the crowd with streams of water that match the rhythms, keeping everyone soaked in excitement.
You can enjoy the water fight no matter where you are in the crowd.
4. Eco-friendly Festival Fun
Right now, the world turns its focus on the environment, especially so last year. S2O is showing its commitment to go green as well; you can party at S2O Festival 2020 while helping out our planet.
To ensure eco-friendliness, the festival uses recyclable materials for the wristbands as well as promotes proper waste sorting in the event area, which will allow for easier recycling later. All food wastes will also be collected and turn into fertilizers.
5. Different Passes for Different Party Lovers
This music festival will last three days, and it’s chock full of world-class artists. If you're a raver who doesn’t want to miss a single track and looking forward to spending your entire Songkran holiday at this EDM fest, be sure to grab the three-day ticket. A regular pass is now selling for 4,600 THB.
But for something a little extra in your festival experience, S2O also offers VIP one-day passes. Currently priced at 3,000 THB, these come with access to a private entrance, a dedicated standing zone, a bar, and VIP restrooms.
Still, you might have other things to consider, like not being able to make it to all three days of the event or only wanting to see a few DJs on the list. In that case, the one-day regular pass is a great fit. No need to break your piggy bank for the three-day pass, as the one-day option costs the same 2,000 THB for April 11, 12, and 13.
6. Because it’s S2O!
S2O Songkran Music Festival is one of Thailand’s biggest music events and the first to launch successfully in other Asian countries. Last year, S2O brought its production to festival lovers in Japan and Taiwan, while the Bangkok installment welcomed over 16,000 participants.
Taking a Thai tradition such as water splashing on Songkran and combining it with the worldwide sensation that’s raving culture is no easy task, especially on this scale. It requires professional management and world-class standards, and having both of them, S2O quickly rose to popularity.
The fact that this installment is the festival’s sixth anniversary should be a testament to S2O’s brand of entertainment in itself.
By this point, we hope these six reasons have convinced you to join S2O Festival and splash into the fun with us this Songkran. If you’re ready to dance with Dash Berlin, Zedd, Lucas & Steve, Marlo, Martin Garrix, and thousands of festival fans, grab your ticket now on the S2O Festival website.
S2O Festival 2020 is happening on April 11-13 (Sat-Mon) at Show DC, Rama IX, Bangkok.