Okeechobee, Florida’s massive four-day music and arts festival has canceled its 2019 edition. Promising to return in spring 2020, festival organizers announced they will take a fallow year in 2019.
“For the past three years, we have witnessed 100,000 strangers from all walks of life, come together to our home of Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee, Florida, to live, laugh, listen, sing, dance, learn, create, meditate, downward dog, eat & drink, explore, give back, embrace and live OMF’s mantra to Be, Here, Now. Now that’s love.”
The festival’s website and social media posts give no reason for this pause in production, but note that March 2020 will bring the festival’s next installment. Okeechobee hosted acts such as Bassnectar, Arcade Fire, Halsey and Travis Scott in 2018, and previously boasted lineups with artists like Flume, Porter Robinson, Pretty Lights, and many more in years prior.
“As we pause for a moment and look back, we are incredibly humbled by the love and spirit you have shown us each and every year at OMF,” the November 29 announcement reads. “This tight knit community of fans, attendees, musicians, artists and staff that we’ve built together truly belongs to everyone. We are happy and grateful to consider each of you our family.”
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