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Tropical Disco is an aesthetic that combines the entertaining world of Disco parties with Tropical elements and imagery. This aesthetic is characterized by its carefree vibe relating to Clubs and Dancefloors combined with elements like neon lights, flamingos, saxophones, palm trees, coconuts and other tropical plants. The Tropical Disco aesthetic takes a lot of influence from the Miami nightlife scene[1] and various forms of media that portrayed a glamorous tropical lifestyle during the decade of the 1980s.

Tropical Disco influenced other aesthetics like Frutiger Metro, Synthwave and Vaporwave.


Some visuals prominent in Tropical Disco include:

  • Scenery relating to nightlife, clubs, dancefloors and discos
  • Neon lights
  • Flamingos
  • Sunset symbols
  • Saxophones
  • Palm trees and other tropical plants
  • Coconuts
  • Beaches
  • Disco lights
  • Partying



  • Cocktail (1988)

TV Shows[]

  • Miami Vice (1984–1989)

Real-Life Festivals[]

  • Electric Forest Festival (Rothbury, Michigan, USA)
  • Desert Hearts Festival (Joshua Tree, California, USA)
  • Lightning in a Bottle Festival (Bradley, California, USA)
  • Suwannee Hulaween Festival (Oak, Florida, USA)
  • Shambhala Music Festival (Salmo, British Columbia, Canada)