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16 Showstopping Festival Nail Designs

There's no better time to show off a bold, colorful, or bizarre manicure than during music festival season. Here are 16 amazing festival nail designs to try this summer.

Gradient with Stripes

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We're in love with this fuchsia-and-purple gradient effect by Chalkboard Nails, but it's the black and gold stripes that make this look truly showstopping.

Photo: Chalkboard Nails

Dreamcatcher

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With just a dotting tool and a striping brush, a festival-ready dream-catcher design can be yours. All you need is this simplified tutorial by Hello Glossy.

Photo: Hello Glossy

Bright + Daisies

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We love Judy Rox's hot pink matte nails for a music festival! The bold color and adorable daisy design are the perfect combination of cool and cute.

Photo: Judy Rox

White Chevron Negative Space

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We love nails that are simple enough for nail-art newbies but still totally fab. Check out this easy negative space design by Lulu's for a chevron mani.

Photo: Lulu's

Multi-Colored

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Using a "dry brush" technique, One Nail to Rule Them All blogger Alice designed this pretty pink-green-and-orange manicure. Isn't it perfect for music festival season?

Photo: One Nail to Rule Them All

Minimal

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For an edgy-meets-simple take on the festival mani, take note of this look on blogger Nichole from Vanilla Extract.

Photo: Vanilla Extract

Super Fruity

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This too-cute-for-words strawberry nail art by Katy of Nailed It is refreshing, fun, bright, and everything else we love about summer.

Photo: Nailed It

Neutral Designs

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Aimee from Song of Style created a music festival nail look using neutrals to keep it more professional for the work environment.

Photo: Song of Style

Evil Eye

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This look is perfectly haunting. The bright colors used in this So Nailicious tutorial are perfect for festival season.

Photo: So Nailicious

Neon and Black

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This look has that "wow" factor we love. A super thin, black moon makes this neon yellow manicure ten times edgier.

Photo: Lulu's

Palm Trees

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A sunset, palm trees, a Ferris wheel—need we say more? The psychedelic Coachella skyline inspired this boho-chic nail art.

Photo: Popsugar

Cool Ombre

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Nail That Accent created this peach-and-pink gradient and then topped it with a cool black Aztec design using a small striping brush.

Photo: Nail That Accent

Feather Details

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Lilac polish and black feather designs on the ring fingers spell music festival perfection. We also love the glitzy stud accents.

Photo: Nails By Catrina

Glitter Accents

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Taking a unique approach to the popular chevron design, The Nailasaurus added blue glitter details to pump up a nude mani.

Photo: The Nailasaurus

Aztec + Gradient

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This feminine nail art by Emma of Dahlia Nails features a fresh white Aztec print atop girly polishes.

Photo: Dahlia Nails

A Little Bit of Everything

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Can't decide on just one nail design? We know the feeling. Combine all your favorites for this crazy-colorful look.

Photo: Nails by M

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