Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival, Miami: Address, Ultra Music Festival Reviews: 4/5

Ultra Music Festival
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About
A festival as chic as the city from which it was born, Ultra brings together the best DJs, electronic and dance acts from around the world, to Miami. Taking place during the annual Winter Music Conference in March, the festival is perfectly timed to ride the wave of electro music cruising through the city. Deadmau5, Carl Cox, David Guetta and Tiesto have all played Ultra previously, and today the festival is so successful that it's been replicated as far afield as Ibiza, Buenos Aires, Tokyo and Johannesburg.
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The area
Address
How to get there
  • Bayfront Park • 3 min walk
  • First St • 5 min walk
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4.0
79 reviews
Excellent
49
Very good
13
Average
4
Poor
3
Terrible
10

Chrystos
Jersey City, NJ35 contributions
Canceled the event and decided not to refund
Mar 2020
Terrible service experience. They cancelled the event and decided not to refund the tickets. I will not follow any future events by them.
Written 17 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

John K
2 contributions
Cancelled event, no refund option
Mar 2020 • Solo
Cancelled event, no refund option. Cancelled event two days after ticket purchase. Would not trust this company for any event.
Written 10 March 2020
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Clay T
1 contribution
Refuses to give refund for cancelled event
Mar 2020 • Friends
Booked and planned our trip to Ultra to have them cancel the event. Ultra decided to “postpone” the event till next year(like the weren’t going to have one next year). Then not offer a refund option and decide that we get a coupon for merchandise that they couldn’t sell this year. Proof that a million dollar corporation doesn’t give a f*ck about you.
Written 10 March 2020
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Henry M
1 contribution
DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY
Feb 2020 • Solo
A complete waste of money, time and energy. How are you going to completely cancel an event and be so stingy that you won’t even offer a refund? Go to a festival that cares about its customers.
Written 10 March 2020
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Melanie
1 contribution
Ultra is AWESOME - Except for 1 thing - so take this with you LADIES!
Mar 2019
Ultra Music Festival is a super fun week to be in Miami – there are tons of events going on all over the place. Miami is not too hot but still great beach weather! The festival itself is over the top with setups, all the stages, sound and the backdrop of Miami is EPIC!!! The one HORRIBLE thing about this festival are the bathrooms… and so here is the solution!! If you are a FEMALE and you are going to Ultra – MAKE SURE that you take disposable pee funnels with you! They fit in a pocket, you just pop them open and stand to pee. You don’t even mind how bad the portapotty is because you don’t get near any contaminated surfaces! I LOVE the SaniGirl ones which are disposable, practical, easy to use and 100% recyclable/eco-friendly (sanigirl.com) Having these with you will make a huge difference – stay clean/happy/fresh & enjoy the MUSIC! Ultra is TOP!!
Written 22 August 2019
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George A
Larnaca, Cyprus7 contributions
Terrible organisation.
Jul 2019 • Friends
For an event going for at least 6 years, the organisation and assistance is pathetic. Being a ticket holder your behaviour was pathetic.
Written 12 July 2019
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Ananda L
Longmont, CO108 contributions
Music: A Transportation: F Staff: D
Apr 2019 • Friends
New venue seemed great, but getting 60-80k people on and off an island is a challenge, and unfortunately they failed. End of night one, After being told no less than 5 different things, from no busses, you need to walk, to go down there, nope, go back up there, it took 3 hours to finally get on a bus. Ultra 5K was born. People walking home on the bridge. They admitted the first night was a failure and they pledged to fix it for night 2... well it was a little more organized, people walked again, seeing if they could improve on their 5K time... but we only got back to hotel 10 minutes earlier than night before. Not wanting to repeat for a third time, we opted to leave early the last night. Still a challenge to find a bus, I guess because they didn’t expect people to leave at 9...? Artists/DJ’s were great. A little sound bleed from the proximity of the stages, but inside it was great. I literally didn’t want to leave. I won’t be back while it’s at this venue, I just don’t see how they can logistically get so many people out after it’s over. Too bad.
Written 7 April 2019
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plysy
Crafton, PA69 contributions
Exceeded Expectations
Mar 2019
SO this was my first Ultra experience, took the ferry, so no issues with transportation like others have had. I found it simply amazing. Incredible engineering, effects and artist installations....but i am not 20 either...soooo, my take is different than a "typical" festival attendee. Research and being prepared made it all the ultimate adventure. Simple fabulous....to me.
Written 6 April 2019
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Lisea1229
1 contribution
Ultra veteran says don’t go
Mar 2019 • Solo
This is my 10th ultra and I feel really bad for the company. I know they tried to make the best of the situation. This was by far the worst ultra I’ve done. Of course the music was great which was the only thing.

The main, world wide, and live stage are a mile and half or about 30 min walk to the resistance stage. Basically you have to decide and make a commitment who would you rather see because then you’re gonna spend your whole festival walking (no fun). When you walk in if you make a left it’s to the main stage. If you make a right it’s the reisistance stage and keep walking is the Carl Cox (i was personally there the majority of the time).

Ohh don’t get me started on the getting out! What a nightmare. I left the festival at 1:30 and got to my home at 5. My suggestion is take an Uber to the shuttle and then get in any bus to get out of Key Biscayne. Just get out and call an Uber there. Also, leave around 12:30ish or earlier so you’re not missing out on everything but you don’t get stuck in that hell hole of traffic
Written 30 March 2019
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Lily L
1 contribution
Terrible Organization
Mar 2019 • Couples
We came from San Diego to experience Ultra Music. We paid a lot of money for the trip and just had the worst experience ever. There is no map at the entrance. We asked 5 of of 7 people where the main stage and they all said they don’t know or they don’t speak English. We finally found the stage by walking 30 minutes. We tried to get out before the last DJ played. No line for shuttle. People got lost. We walked from the island to the city. It’s close to 4
miles. People were walking on the bridge. There are so many of us who were so tired and had to go through this terrible experience. When we got to the city, a lot of people were already there trying to call Uber/Lyft/Taxi. Luckily we decided to walk further out and were able to catch a taxi. We got out the event at 1am and arrive to the hotel at 4am. I really regret that we made the trip here.
Written 30 March 2019
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