Come to Las Vegas from June 13th to 20th and celebrate 20 years of electronic dance music. The Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is held in Las Vegas each year and attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees. As one of the largest events of its kind, the EDC is the epitome of the fabulous Las Vegas nightlife scene. Spend your evening enjoying more than 500 theatrical performers, 200 DJs, and a plethora of carnival rides, state-of-the-art sound and lighting production that spans across seven stages, and large-scale art installations. At the end of each evening, the carnival ends with a fireworks show.
The eight-day event includes a variety of activities, including pool parties, club shows, and the 5th annual EDMbiz Conference targeted towards electronic music professionals. Various Las Vegas venues across the Strip will host special events, including Wet Republic and Hakkasan at MGM Grand, Daylight Beach Club and The Light at Mandalay Bay, Surrender and XS at Encore, Marquee at the Cosmopolitan, Omnia at Caesars Palace, Drai’s Beach Club and Drai’s Nightclub at the Cromwell, TAO at the Venetian, and Foxtail at SLS.
With hundreds of major EDM artists flocking to Las Vegas for Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival in June, festival attendees have ample opportunity to see some of their favorite artists up close. While various activities and events will be held throughout the day, the real fun begins when the sun goes down. Insomniac will be providing its exclusive nighttime events throughout the week, giving electric music fans good reason to travel to Las Vegas for eight days of partying. To celebrate its 20th consecutive year in Las Vegas, the EDC will host a massive roster of pool parties and club nights at some of the best venues in Sin City.
One of the biggest highlights of the EDC is the 5th annual EDMbiz Conference & Expo, which will be held at Caesars Palace. Those with EDMbiz badges will also have the opportunity to enjoy complimentary access to a variety of EDC Week events. Bassrush will also be bringing two major events to Las Vegas on Thursday, June 16th, including the Bassrush Pool Party at Rehab Beach Club during the daytime hours, followed by the Bassrush Massive party at the Joint come night. Thursday night will also be busy at Tao Nightclub when the Dreamstate crew hosts a curated showcase.
If you’re heading to Las Vegas for the EDC, you can expect to see an amazing lineup of DJs and entertainers, including 12th Planet, Snails, Duke Dumont, Blasterjaxx, Afrojack, Markus Schulz, Eric Prydz, Adventure Club, Carnage, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Knife Party, Loco Dice, Quintino, Habstrakt, 3Lau, and many others. Here’s a quick look at some of the events that you can find in Las Vegas during the week of the Electric Daisy Carnival.
In 2015, EDC in Las Vegas brought more than 400,000 music fans to celebrate one of the world’s largest music festivals. The 2016 EDC is set to be even bigger. The event will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and is presumed to sell out before opening day. Get your tickets early.