Creamfields is a large dance music festival featuring DJs and live acts. It is held annually on the UK's August Bank Holiday weekend in Daresbury, Cheshire, England, near to Runcorn, by the people behind Liverpool's famous Cream clubbing brand. Other Creamfields festivals have been held in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Andalucía (Spain), Punchestown (Ireland), Punta del Este (Uruguay), Alcala de henares (Spain), Istanbul (Turkey), Rabat (Morocco), Mexico City (Mexico), Moscow (Russia), Prague (Czech Republic), Lima (Peru), Santiago (Chile), Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte (Brazil) and Wrocław (Poland). Creamfields Lisbon (Portugal) was held for the first time in May 2007.
Creamfields has established itself as a major UK dance festival since it began in 1998. Taking place at the Old Airfield in Liverpool on the August bank holiday weekend, this one-day event is the closing party of the summer, with many major live acts and world class DJs. In Buenos Aires it has been held since 2001, and in 2005 more than 60,000 people gathered to dance for 17 hours. It ran in Ireland for three years from 2000 to 2002 in Punchestown Racecourse.