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Moonrise Festival is an annual electronic dance music (EDM) festival held in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2013, the festival was scheduled to be held on June 8 and 9 in Port Covington. However, the festival was cancelled due to event organizers failing to get the necessary city permits. In 2014, the festival was held at Pimlico Race Course and was considered an outstanding success with over 30,000 in attendance.  The 2015 and 2016 festival were held at the same location on August 8–9, and 6-7 respectively with headliners such as Bassnectar, The Chainsmokers, Zedd, and Tiësto. The 2017 festival returned to Pimlico on August 12–13 with headliners Zeds Dead, Pretty Lights, Carnage, and Dillstradamus.  The 2018 edition of the festival took place on August 11–12 with the headliners list including the likes of Marshmello, Diplo, and Cashmere Cat. The festival returned to the same location on August 10–11, 2019, headlined by Illenium, Excision, and Tiësto.