The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

Featured Costume Maker: Karol Bartoszynski

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Growing up, I always enjoyed dressing up – usually in military gear, or just as a random bloody accident victim. I started taking costuming more seriously once I saw The Road Warrior and became obsessed with the Mad Max films. In trying to replicate the look of some of the costumes, I slowly built up a skill set, which today ... Read More »

Volunteer applications are live!

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We are now accepting volunteer applications for Wasteland Weekend 2016! Earn your ticket and be part of our team! http://www.wastelandweekend.com/volunteer-program-2016/ Read More »

Music Lineup for 2016

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Wasteland Weekend features live bands and DJs brought in from far and wide to play you a variety of heavy-hitting music. (Lineup is always subject to change. Watch our social media for announcements) The full entertainment schedule, including all performers and performance times, can be downloaded closer to the event. Read More »

2016 Tickets on Sale March 12

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Tickets for Wasteland Weekend 2016 will go on sale on Saturday, March 12th, at 9am Pacific Time. There will be a limited number of discounted early bird tickets available at $85. Once those are sold out, tickets will be available at their full price of $135. Read More »

George Miller meets the Wastelanders!

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On February 8th, 2016, the American Cinematheque hosted a special screening of Mad Max: Fury Road & The Road Warrior at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Director George Miller was there in person to speak between the films. Wasteland World made sure that some members of the Wasteland staff and costume community were there to welcome him (including head ... Read More »

Wasteland Weekend 2016 – Dates Announced

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Wasteland Weekend VII – 2016 will take place from Thursday, September 22nd to Sunday, September 25th. Look for ticket sales to begin in late February. Volunteer and performer recruitment is scheduled to begin around that same time. More details in the coming weeks. photo by Jeff Vaillancourt Read More »

Wasteland Clothing Sale at War Mart (aka Camosurplus)

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Saturday, February 13th 2016 the largest military surplus clothing warehouse on the West Coast will be opening its doors just for Wastelanders. Camosurplus (known as War Mart at Wasteland Weekend and formerly as K&K Surplus) is a wholesaler of real military surplus in Los Angeles. Normally closed on weekends, Camosurplus opens its warehouse doors several times a year to host ... Read More »

Check out some of the world’s greatest post-apocalyptic costumes!

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We were honored to have the Stan Winston School involved with this past year’s Wasteland Weekend costume contest. Read all about it on their blog and see photos of the costumes! https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/blog/wasteland-weekend-2015#   Photo by Keri Kilgo   Read More »