The 20th Edition of Ultra Music Festival packed a punch with grandiose surprise sets, spectacular stage production and flair and the biggest variety of music genres for its 165,000 attendees and the millions of people watching the live stream wishing they were there. Not to worry if you couldn’t attend, the Sherp’s got you covered. Our photo diary will transport you back to the highlights of the weekend that made Ultra Miami 2018 an unforgettable experience.


1. For Ultra Miami, Bayfront Park is where all the magic happens

2. It’s a gorgeous and massive venue in the heart of downtown Miami

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3. The Worldwide stage is the first stage seen when entering the festival and always pulls in a big crowd

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4. The festival is situated right by the beautiful ocean in downtown Miami
5. All cultures from around the world were represented through flags
6. The variety of food was abundant, such as these delicious grilled chicken kabobs
7… as well as colorful costumes such as Micky and Minnie from Japan
8. Ultra’s RESISTANCE initiative had a big presence for its 20th Edition

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9. The Megastructure was one RESISTANCE stage delivered impeccable laser shows at night

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10. Arcadia’s Spider Stage was the most unique stage at Ultra 

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11. P.L.U.R was in the air as Kandi was exchanged between new friends throughout the festival
12. These lovebirds had their first date at Ultra nineteen years ago. They have been coming back every year!
13.The Main Stage housed the biggest sets from the most renowned artists in dance music

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14. Marshmello’s electrifying performance at the Main Stage

15. UMF Radio Stage had a more intimate set up than most stages, shown here with David Guetta and Afrojack

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16. The Ultra “U” symbol was seen thrown in the air at any given moment
17. Colorful graphics at each stage were a favorite with fans
18. LED light up gloves and orbits were shown off to willing participants
19. Reggae music at an EDM festival was a big surprise, but the Wailers kept it interesting
20.The fiery Main Stage additionally sported captivating pyrotechnics frequently

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21. … and Swedish House Mafia definitely used that to their advantage

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20. Thanks for a memorable 20th Edition, Ultra! See you next year.

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Festival Sherpa Photo Credits: Emily Irani