EDC Las Vegas: The Full Guide

EDC, or Electric Daisy Carnival, is an electronic dance music festival that is held every year in Las Vegas.

If you’re looking to connect with some like-minded people who love to have fun and live in the moment through music and dance, then don’t miss your opportunity to attend.

Here’s everything you need to know!

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EDC Las Vegas

EDC Las Vegas 2019 Highlight – Photo via: Official Website

EDC Las Vegas: General Info

You can’t attend EDC if you don’t know the basics!

Block off the below dates in your calendar and start planning your accommodation near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (more on that below).

  • Date: Now October 22-24 (previously: May 21-23, 2021)
  • Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Opening Ceremony: 5pm to 7pm

The full grounds will then be open each night from 7 PM until 5:30 AM until Sunday, May 23.

The weather has no impact on the festival – come rain or shine!

You must be 18 years or older to attend EDC with the proper identification.

Be sure to check the ID restrictions and the list of prohibited items and behaviors prior to attending!

EDC Las Vegas

EDC Las Vegas 2019 Highlight – Photo via: Official Website

EDC Vegas 2021: Ticket Information

Tickets are sold out – check the EDC website to get on a waitlist.

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EDC Ticket Prices

  • GA Experience Pass: $379
  • GA+ Experience Pass: $559
  • VIP Enhanced: $779

Remember, buy your tickets directly from the approved website. NO admission or refund is granted to illegitimate tickets.

EDC Las Vegas

EDC Las Vegas 2019 Highlight – Photo via: Official Website

EDC 2021 Vegas Lineup

The lineup for 2021 is here!

EDC Lineup 2021


Where to Stay for EDC

Where you stay for EDC Vegas 2021 is entirely up to you and your comfort level!

While some opt to camp for the authentic experience, others prefer to stay in hotels or Airbnbs nearby.

All are great options – just make sure you book early.

Here are the featured hotels that Insomniac has currently teamed up with for the event (and they plan to add more soon!).

When you come for EDC, you’ll enjoy free parking, exclusive headliner-pricing, and discounted resort fees.

If you’re looking to stay in an Airbnb, you’ll want to optimize its location to the venue: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115.

EDC is offering free shuttles, which offers you direct access to the festival gates and aims to reduce the number of cars on the road.

The location and routes of both their premier and standard shuttles are expected to be released soon.

You can also drive and park yourself. However, if you choose to do this, please make a conscious choice and carpool with friends to the event.

Follow all directions provided by EDC to ensure smooth arrivals and departures.

Finally, there is also the option to purchase a camping pass. You can either book camping accommodations directly with EDC in a “shiftpod” or bring your own set up with an RV.

Campers get access to a bustling hub of entertainment, activities, and amenities that make this authentic accommodation all the more fun.

EDC Las Vegas

EDC Las Vegas 2019 Highlight – Photo via: Official Website

Getting to EDC from the Strip

If you need some tips to planning a Vegas trip, we’ve got you covered! Once you arrive in Vegas, you’ll need to know how to get there from the Strip, the central most part of Sin City.

EDC works hard to ensure that you don’t get lost. While it might be your instinct to just plug the address into Google Maps, that’s not the best way to get there.

You’ll want to follow the specific directions that the site provides from wherever you are originally.

You can drive yourself if that’s most comfortable but consider the shuttle option that will help minimize travel and confusion.

EDC Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much are EDC Vegas tickets?

A: It depends on the experience that you book. The deposit for tickets is $20 with ticket prices ranging from $559 (GA+ passes) to $779 (VIP passes) and above.

Q: I really wanted GA passes. Can I buy them from somewhere besides the official website?

A: To avoid ticket fraud, never purchase your tickets from scalpers. No refund or admission is provided to those with an illegitimate ticket. Do not put yourself in that situation!

Q: When is EDC Vegas 2021?

A: EDC Vegas is May 21-23, 2021

Q: How many people attend EDC Las Vegas?

A: In 2019, nearly half a million people at 450,000 attended EDC Vegas.

Final thoughts

Ready for a weekend that’ll blow your mind? 

EDC Las Vegas brings people from around the world. Will you be one of the half of a million to experience it in 2021?!