Possibly the greatest gift summer has to offer is an abundance of outdoor music festivals. With a steady increase in both the quantity and diversity of these festivals, there is guaranteed to be something for every budget and musical taste out there.\nFrom outdoor camping in the mountains to crazy electronic beats in the heart of New York City, these summer festivals stand out in terms of their awesome locations, cool styles, production quality and unique offerings.\nSo, if you only have the chance to go to one outdoor festival every summer, scroll through this list of some of the best that Canada and the U.S. have to offer, and select one that satisfies all your wishes. There is nothing quite like the magic that music festivals create, and without a doubt, you'll cultivate memories that will stay with you forever.\n1. Pemberton Music Festival\nA photo posted by Brett Zollen (@brettzollen) on Jun 9, 2016 at 4:44pm PDT\nWhen: July 14-17th\nWhere: Pemberton, British Columbia\nWhy: If you've never been out West, this is the perfect opportunity to make the trip out there. Nestled in the breathtaking mountains, this camp-out festival is truly a once in a lifetime experience. With headliners like The Killers, J. Cole, and The Chainsmokers, there is guaranteed to be an act for every musical taste.\nFacebook\n2. WAYHOME Music Festival\nA photo posted by WayHome Music & Arts (@wayhome) on May 23, 2016 at 3:53pm PDT\nWhen: July 22nd-24th\nWhere: Oro-Medonte, Ontario\nWhy: A camp-out music festival relatively close to Montreal, WAYHOME is growing wildly in popularity. I have friends who attended this festival last year, and had the time of their lives. Between Arcade Fire and Major Lazer as headliners, this festival is going to be an all around great time.\nFacebook\n3. The Divide Music Festival\nA photo posted by RUMOURS⚡️FOLLOW (@rumoursfollow) on Apr 1, 2016 at 2:04pm PDT\nWhen: July 22nd-24th\nWhere: Winter Park, Colorado\nWhy: Kid Cudi, The Fray, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes - need I say more? This more low-key festival, located in beautiful Colorado, is worth the road trip just for the scenery alone; but pair that with some truly talented artists, and you've got a recipe for an incredible weekend.\nFacebook\n4. Electric Zoo Festival\nA photo posted by Electric Zoo Festival ? (@electriczoony) on May 12, 2016 at 5:39am PDT\nWhen: September 2nd-4th\nWhere: Randall's Island Park, New York City, NY\nWhy: You may have seen this crazy, dance-fueled festival on a live Snapchat feed last summer, or at least I did, and I was blown away. If you're an EDM fan, look no further - Electric Zoo is the pinnacle of the electronic music summer festival scene. Plus, who doesn't want the chance to road trip to NYC?\nFacebook\n5. Eclipse 'Circle of Light' Festival\nA photo posted by Eclipse Festival (@eclipse.festival) on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:20am PDT\nWhen: July 28th - August 1st\nWhere: Outaouais, Quebec (Gatineau Valley)\nWhy: This festival isn't just an awesome showcase of electronic music, it's also an incredible ongoing light show that gets more advanced and extravagant every year. With tons of Canadian performers, this festival provides awe-inspiring, artful entertainment that will take your breath away.\nFacebook\n6. OVO Festival\nA photo posted by Fashion Bistro (@therestaurantfb) on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:46am PDT\nWhen: July 29th - August 1st\nWhere: Toronto, Ontario\nWhy: Because it's SUMMER 6IXTEEN. I don't even know if I spelled that in proper Drake style, but who cares. No, OVO festival is not as big as some others on this list, but if there was ever a time to attend, it's this summer. An intimate environment with Drake as the headliner? Don't mind if I do.\nWebsite\n7. Center of Gravity Music Festival\nA photo posted by Center of Gravity - Kelowna (@centerofgravity) on May 14, 2016 at 10:10am PDT\nWhen: July 8th-10th (Kelowna), August 19th-21st (Wasaga Beach)\nWhere: Kelowna, British Columbia, and Wasaga Beach, Ontario\nWhy: Whether you want to travel out West for this awesome festival, or stay a little closer and attend it in Wasaga Beach, Center of Gravity is bound to be incredible. There is a surprisingly diverse mix of artists attending, so the crowd will be an eclectic bunch. If you attend in Wasaga, get ready for a crazy beach party that will make you feel like you've been transported to Miami.\nFacebook (Wasaga Beach)\nFacebook (Kelowna)\n8. Bluesfest\nA photo posted by RBC Bluesfest (@ottawabluesfest) on Aug 20, 2015 at 12:48pm PDT\nWhen: July 7th - 17th\nWhere: Ottawa, Ontario,\nWhy: Since I hail from good 'ol O-town, I'll admit my deep love for this festival up front, so beware of bias. That being said, Bluesfest has been getting steadily more popular and distinguished in the last few years - I mean, Kanye West headlined last year. The great acts, awesome stages, and proximity to Montreal make Bluesfest a worthy contender for your summer festival bucket list.\nFacebook\n9. Quebec City Summer Festival\nA photo posted by LiveLoveCanada (@livelove.canada) on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:14pm PDT\nWhen: July 7th - 17th\nWhere: Quebec City, QC\nWhy: This coveted summer festival really just gets better every year. Quebec City is already a favourite spot for summer vacations, and there's no better way to enjoy it than through this 11-day event. With acts ranging from Selena Gomez to Sting & Peter Gabriel, this celebration of Quebec City is truly a spectacle.\nFacebook\n10. Digital Dreams Festival\nA photo posted by Bud Light Digital Dreams (@digitaldreamsfest) on Jun 21, 2016 at 5:05am PDT\nWhen: July 2nd & 3rd\nWhere: Toronto, Ontario\nWhy: I mean, this is really the festival of dreams - and it's coming up soon, so be spontaneous and book your ticket! Again, all EDM worshippers will find their paradise in this huge Toronto festival. The production quality is unbelievable; you are sure to be wowed by Digital Dreams, and the hordes of people vying for tickets are a sure indication of the quality of this festival.\nFacebook\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.