The leaves are falling and Christmas decor has hit the shelves of big box stores, that can only mean one thing… the 2018 country music festival season has officially come to a close. 2018 was a great year for country music fans – Garth Brooks played Stagecoach for the first time, Colorado welcomed a new festival (Seven Peaks Festival), and Country Thunder expanded into Florida.

From Stagecoach to Tortuga, and Nashville to Nevada, we have ranked the best country festivals in the United States from coast to coast. Keep reading to find out which festival made the top spot and be sure to use our festival list to help you plan your country music adventures for the 2019 festival season – it’s only a few months away! Want more travel tips? Check out our festival planning guide.

Top Country Festivals of 2018
Top country music festivals of 2018