Ten Best Free Parties During Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2013

Tickets to Ultra Music Festival: $299.95. Winter Music Conference passes: $475. Seeing all your favorite DJs and producers: priceless.

No, it literally won't cost you anything. The best-kept secret of the whole WMC and Miami Music Week party train: You can catch some of the hottest names in the game for absolutely nothing.

Artists from Mad Decent, Fool's Gold, Rinse FM, Slow Roast Records, Trouble & Bass, and others can all be caught live in the act, free of charge. Even some of the artists hitting the Ultra stage are just waiting for you to walk in the door of some hotel or bar.

Don't you dare stay at home all week. With Crossfade's guide to the best free parties, you've got no excuse.

See also:

-Ultra, WMC, and MMW 2013 Guide

-Ten Best EDM Cruises During WMC and MMW 2013

-Ten Best Pool Parties During WMC and MMW 2013

-Twenty Best Club Parties During WMC and MMW 2013

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.