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Electric Daisy Carnival 2013

Last year's $350 million haul takes the five-year total to $1.3 billion.

EDC’s local economic impact crosses billion dollar mark

February 23rd, 2016

Last year's $350 million haul takes the five-year total to $1.3 billion.

  • As We See It

    Sobering stats: Project Know's new study points to the unpredictability of party drugs.

  • As We See It

    As Electric Daisy Carnival's final sets ended in June, so did its five-year contract with the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (no word on whether an ...

  • Nightlife

    "We kicked it and it was dope ... I don’t give away my TRAP QUEEN kandi to just anybody."

  • Nightlife

    Like the ringing in our ears, some sets stayed with us well into the morning after.

  • Nightlife

    With EDC growing each year, fans are forced to get increasingly creative to make sure their signage turns heads.

  • Nightlife

    From sunrise stragglers to PLURing it up with Metro's finest, our observations from the festival's final night.

  • A&E

    Fans who trudged to Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night talked of myriad methods to make future events more efficient and user-friendly. “They need ...

  • Nightlife

    Somewhere a Build-A-Bear Workshop has been raided. But I get it. Why build a bear when you can be one?

  • Nightlife

    A trap set with an Aerosmith sing-along (seriously) to an overabundance of selfie sticks, our observations from Saturday night at the Speedway.

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeMusic

    No, there was actually no hangover today. It’s impossible when one sticks with only water on Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at ...

  • Nightlife

    Trance mainstay Above & Beyond packed the enormous Kinetic Field main-stage area, dominating EDC-related tweets (a guest appearance in the DJ booth by Breaking Bad ...

  • Breaking News

    One man died and seven people were transported to area hospitals on Night 2 of Las Vegas’ 2015 Electrical Daisy Carnival. “While the cause of ...

  • A&E

    Right now, the place is hopping, for real, with 130,000 or so energetic fans bounding to electronic dance music, flashing lights and exquisite staging. The ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeRobin Leach

    Twenty-seven-year-old Dutch DJ and producer Hardwell, birth name Robbert van de Corput, has a headline set at Kinetic Field from 1:15 to 2:25 a.m. Sunday ...

  • Electric Daisy Carnival 2014

    Follow along for live updates from Las Vegas Sun and Las Vegas Weekly reporters at the festival.

  • Nightlife

    From traffic jams and long medic tent lines to an awesome WasteLand stage and something of a musical history lesson at the Funk House.

  • Nightlife

    I can’t help but feel like I’ve been here before. It is an actual carnival—on steroids.

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeMusic

    The new Carnival Square with multiple options for food and beverages, meet-and-greets, photo opps and services (cell phone charging, massages) — plus, bathrooms instead of ...

  • Breaking News

    Attendees took to Twitter after the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival to complain about huge traffic delays exiting the festival, with some saying it took more ...

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  • Kats Report

    The night Prince opened as a Las Vegas headliner was actually the morning, past midnight in a retrofitted showroom at the Rio. It was dubbed ...

  • Breaking News

    Downtown Las Vegas casino owners Derek and Greg Stevens today announced they bought more real estate on Fremont Street ...

  • Kats Report

    The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Grand Luxe Cafe at Palazzo just ahead of the media night for Human Nature’s “Jukebox” show across ...

  • Kats Report

    You try to cross this bridge with Seth MacFarlane, linking his affection for the crude/brilliant humor in “Family Guy” — where the highbrow canine Brian ...

  • As We See It

    Stop looking for someone to fault for UNLV losing its basketball coach before anyone could tell him he’s no Tark. Blame only ...

  • As We See It

    The proposed Mars World is reportedly in funding stages and could bring a new level of attraction to town.

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    Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," ...

  • Opinion

    Our country is under the gun. If we have learned anything from this political season, it should be that motivated Americans can act in a ...

  • Kats Report

    Soon, there will be no more nights at the Improv. The Improv Comedy Club at Harrah’s, a house of hilarity since April 1995, is reportedly ...

  • Kats Report

    When Lisa Marie Smith first saw “For The Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay last June, she gazed at the stage and said, “I ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeDining

    Delightful “Top Chef” cheftestants and star chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger’s Border Grill hosts Farm Fresh Market, its second Border Grill Patio Series ...

  • Kats Report

    To ask Elisa Fiorillo that question late Thursday night would have been pointless. She had just walked offstage after singing “Purple Rain,” bravely and beautifully, ...

  • Fine Art

    The colorful rock totem installation is slated to open to the public May 11.

  • Dining

    This week marks the 10th-anniversary edition of Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, and these are the events you should check out.

  • Reviews

    Rice bowls at a Mexican restaurant? Libre gets credit for a menu that is certainly au courant.

  • Kats Report

    There is a saying in my VegasVille universe that helps keep all this activity in perspective. It is, “What could possibly go wrong?” This phrase, ...

  • Kats Report

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    A Blue Diamond nursery taking Las Vegas back to its roots.