LAS VEGAS, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insomniac announced the globally renowned Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas will return to Las Vegas Motor Speedway from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18, 2017 for three nights of unity and indescribable energy from dusk till dawn. Following last year's meaningful 20-year anniversary celebration of EDC, the highly-anticipated 2017 event will deliver an unrivaled experience in the awe-inspiring desert featuring over 200 of dance music's most notable names, groundbreaking art installations, innovative stage productions, full-scale carnival rides, captivating costumed performers and an unique culture of positivity and togetherness unlike any live music gathering in the world. In addition, EDC Week will completely take over the Las Vegas Strip and beyond with the best Las Vegas clubs and venues hosting must-see performances from major artists, Monday, June 12 through Monday, June 19.
"Last year we celebrated 20 years of EDC with over 400,000 beautiful people in Las Vegas, and it was truly a milestone for Insomniac" said Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac. "Each year we strive to push the boundaries of what a live music experience can be, and how we can build emotions and memories that last a lifetime. An accepting community and culture is the foundation that EDC was built upon and I look forward to creating new experiences in 2017 for our Headliners all over the world." This past June, hundreds of thousands of fans traveled from more than 60 countries around the world to celebrate 20 years of EDC together. Eight fully immersive stage designs were scattered throughout the expansive Las Vegas Motor Speedway, hosting a legendary lineup of old-school acts, new fan-favorites and special guest appearances. Fourteen whimsical art cars weaved through the grounds radiating positivity and high energy. Headliners experienced brand new, stunning productions like the awe-inspiring kineticTEMPLE stage - its design stretching nearly 100 feet tall and displaying the tremendous LED-lit Tree of Imagination. Debuting a layout three times larger than in previous years, the circuitGROUNDS stage embraced the crowd with a 360-degree multi-sensory experience illuminated by a sky of vibrant fireworks.