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Electric Daisy Carnival

[EDC 2014]

A guide through the 12 stages of Electric Daisy Carnival

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Electric Daisy Carnival 2013
Photo: Claire Hart
    • Anticipation

      Wake up the morning of, knowing you’ve got a big night—and hours of dancing—ahead of you.

    • Frustration

      Why are there only two roads to the Speedway? Arewethereyet?

    • Elation

      That first glimpse inside the Speedway takes your breath away. It’s time! But first ...

    • Preparation

      Water bottle filled? Check. Kandi and glow jewelry bought? Check. Cellphone working? Wait, what’s “roaming”?

    • Euphoria

      [Enter your favorite big anthem or drug of choice here.]

    • Nausea

      It’s called Electric Daisy Carnival, but maybe a 2 a.m. ride on the Tilt-a-Whirl was a bad idea.

    • Endurance

      Time for another Red Bull.

    • Abandonment

      Your friends have wandered elsewhere, your phone battery is at 2 percent and there are over 100,000 people here. Um ...

    • Exhaustion

      It’s way past your normal bedtime—and you should have worn insoles.

    • Resignation

      All good things must come to an end.

    • Anger

      Why are there only two roads out of the Speedway? Areweoutofthisparkinglotyet?

    • Come down

      The sun is up, your bed is calling. Another night of EDC is in the books.

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