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Everything about DJ Fest 2016

Dj Fest in Playa Del Carmen Mexico

What is DJ Fest?

DJ fest is a three day mega beach party with world class DJs. This year will mark the 11th year this event has been in Playa Del Carmen. Below is a photo from last year to give you an idea of what it is like.

DJ Fest Playa Del Carmen Mamitas 2016

Where is DJ Fest held?

DJ Fest is at Mamitas Beach Club which is on 28th Street and the beach.

Streets around Mamitas will be closed off and parking will be limited. Parking will most likely be available about 10 blocks away. If you do drive to this event you can try parking in the underground parking at Quinta Alegria Mall with an entrance on Constituyentes Avenue, the street level parking lot on 10th Avenue between Constituyentes Avenue and 20th Street, or the Parking garage on 10th Avenue and 14th Street.

What is Dj Fest like?

Here is a short completion video we made to show you of what DJ Fest is like. As you can see the lighting, Dj’s and stage is all first class and Mamitas and Playa Del Carmen know how to host such an event.

What are the dates for DJ Fest?

January 1-3, 2016. Dates for 2017 to be announced.

Who will be some of the DJs there?

For 2016 here were the DJ’s that came. Friday January 1st: Nicky Romero. Saturday, January 2: Hardwell and Kill The Buzz. Sunday, January 3 Jorge Nava, Tom & Collins, Lemarroy, and Danny Avila.

DJ Fest Playa Del Carmen Mamitas 2016


What is the schedule of events and times for DJ Fest?

The first day January 1, 2016 will start at 2:00pm and go to 10:00pm. It will be a beach and pool party. Local DJs will start off and the first invited special DJ will play, Nicky Romero.

Day two, January 2nd, 2016 will start at 6:00pm and go until 1:00am. Local Djs will start the event and then the international DJs will come on, Hardwell and Kill The Buzz.

Day three, January 3rd, 2016 will start at 2:00pm and go to 10:00pm. This will be a beach and pool party with the DJs Jorge Nava, Tom & Collins, Lemarroy, and Danny Avila.

Where can you buy tickets for DJ Fest?

Tickets sell at . Duty Free (Plaza La Isla, Cancun), Farmacias del Ahorro (Tulum and Tabasco), Libreria Ghandi (Cancun and Merida), Liverpool (Playa del Carmen, Cancun, Chetumal), Mixup (Plaza Las Américas). Mamita’s Beach Club box office sales will start in December, for cash purchases (in Mexican pesos or  US dollars { Us dollars will be exchanges at a rate of 15 to 1}) and credit cards and debit cards.

Tip: Tickets purchased online or at retail outlets with retirement Ticketmaster Will Call it is recommended doing so 48 hours in advance of the event to facilitate delivery without long delays.

What types of tickets are available and what is the difference between VIP and general admission?

There are two ticket types, general admission and VIP tickets.

General admission includes access to the event, dance floor, beach area, a bar where you can buy drinks and snacks and toilets.

VIP tickets include entrance to the event and Mamita’s new VIP section, special access to the dance floor, the availability to purchase tables (at additional cost), access to bar selling drinks and snacks, VIP toilets and free charging station for smart phones.

Is there the ability to buy tickets for groups?

Yes, you need to contact Mamitas Public Relations. You can do so buy emailing them at: . Group sales require a minimum of 30 general admission tickets or 20 VIP tickets. They must be paid all together at one time.

Is there a discount for buying tickets early?

Yes there is but there is a limited supply.

Prices for presale “EARLY BIRD”


1 of January $ 550 pesos $ 1000 pesos

2 of January $ 650 pesos $ 1300 pesos

3 of January $ 450 pesos $ 900 pesos

For all three days $ 1300 pesos $ 2700 pesos

*When you buy in Ticketmaster there are additional fees to the above prices.

Is there an age limit to DJ Fest?

Yes, you must be 18 to enter. If you are 16 or 17 you must be accompanied by an adult.

Are there restrictions for what you can bring to DJ Fest?

  • You cannot bring professional video or camera equipment.
  • You cannot bring chairs or blankets.
  • No pets.
  • You cannot bring food or beverage.
  • No large bags or weapons.

Want to win tickets to DJ Fest?

Contest!!!!! will be having a contest to give away 10 tickets to this event. Watch for our announcement soon on our Facebook page for more details!!!!

Update: This giveaway is now finished, look for other ticket giveaways soon! Congratulations to our lucky readers that received free tickets to DJ Fest. See you there!

10 Comments on Everything about DJ Fest 2016

  1. I’m looking to get bottle service for DJ fest Hardwell. If I get a bottle, do I still have to pay entry?

  2. Is there a schedule posted anywhere that lists all of the various music (and/or DJ) festivals that happen in Playa? If so, can you direct me? Thanks!

    • Mr.Yucatan // March 2, 2016 at 3:17 PM // Reply

      Unfortunately there is not because some music festivals come for one year and then stop or they only last for a few years, also the dates change each year for some. We do have a yearly calendar of events for Playa article where you can see some of the general times of the year when there are big events. We also try to inform you via our Facebook page of current upcoming things. We also hope to do a “What is going on” page for up to the minute events . It actually is a lot harder than you might think since some events only start promoting 10 days before they happen. We will try to keep you informed. Thanks for your question.

  3. As I website owner I think the articles here is very great, thank you for your efforts.

  4. DJ Fest looks like a blast in Playa del Carmen. Cannot wait until the next one!

  5. Christie Graves // July 14, 2016 at 6:13 PM // Reply

    I went last year to DJ Fest and cannot wait to go back again! It was a blast. Playa Del Carmen knows how to put on a party and a beach party at that!

  6. Rosita Pina // July 24, 2016 at 8:54 PM // Reply

    І am glad last year I was around to go to DJ Fest. I just happened to be in Playa Del Carmen that week. Very cool and Playa Del Carmen sure knows how to put on a concert. I go a lot to Ibiza and I was impressed with Mexico. I think more and more people will start coming to Playa because of the good value and fun times.

  7. The line up at DJ fest last year was amazing, cannot wait to come to Playa Del Carmen again.

  8. Make sure you book accommodation for DJ Fest in advance. We came and it was full in Playa Del Carmen. We had to look at about 5 places before getting a bed.

  9. Excellent web site you have got here. We are planning on going to DJ Fest this year, let us know when the dates for 2017 are and the DJ’s.

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