15 Facts You Didn’t Know about EDC

  • EDC has added 1.4 billion dollars to the Las Vegas economy in the past 6 years
  • The first EDC was held August 29, 1997 in Los Angeles
  • The last EDC in Los Angeles was held June 25th & 26th 2010 before its move to Las Vegas in June of 2011
  • Other past and current EDC locations include: New York, Chicago, Orlando, Aurora, Dallas, Puerto Rico, Brazil, UK, India, Japan, Brazil and Mexico
  • EDCLV is 66% of Las Vegas population which is 603k (Not including the full metropolitan area)
  • Bassnectar’s first EDC was in 2006 (This one is for my bass heads)
  • Only 15 Minutes of Fireworks are set off throughout the whole event (3 days)
  • The wifi signal is strongest at Carnival Square (EDCLV)
  • It takes 22.5 megawatts of energy to power EDCLV… that’s enough energy for 14,625 homes
  • Las Vegas has the only version of EDC that’s held from dusk to dawn

  • EDC Transitioned from a one-day festival to a two-day festival in 2009. It grew again to three days once the festival moved to Las Vegas in 2011
  • The EDC stages we love got their names in 2005 (Kinetic Field, Neon Garden, Circuit Grounds, Cosmic Meadow, BassPod)
  • Kaskade and Ferry Corsten’s first EDC was in 2005
  • EDC tickets in 1997 only cost $20
  • EDC was the first Music Festival in North America to host the European hardstyle powerhouse Q-dance
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