The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

What the hell is Wasteland Weekend?

Just discovered Wasteland Weekend and wondering what it’s all about? Well, these short videos will give you an idea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5jmTGzeHwc&t=1s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JfG87gJRh8&t=15s Read More »

Wasteland Weekend 2019 will take place Sept. 25th – 29th

In 2019, Wasteland Weekend will be celebrating it’s tenth year! This will be a very special event and we are already making plans to insure this is the biggest and best post-apocalyptic party ever! Ticket and event details will be coming early in 2019, but for now, just mark your calendars: September 25th – 29th, 2019. In the barren Mojave ... Read More »

Wasteland Weekend 2018 was amazing – Thank you!

Wasteland Weekend 2018 was our biggest and best yet! Thank you to ALL of our attendees (all 4,000 plus) and especially our staff members, volunteers, performers, tribes, media friends, and local fire department & law enforcement. You were all amazing and the things you do and create continue to inspire us. We’ll talk more about the event the cool things ... Read More »

The car show at Wasteland Weekend 2018

(This is not to be confused with the standalone Wasteland World Car show that we have in Los Angeles) 2018 Car Show at Wasteland Weekend Friday, September 28th 2:00 – 5:00 This show will include car/trucks and motorcycles. (Mini bikes & puddle jumpers will be at a separate time – to be announced) This is a gathering of some of ... Read More »

Entertainment For Wasteland Weekend 2018

Wasteland Weekend 2018 features an incredible lineup of post-apocalyptic entertainment! *We sometimes need to update the schedule with changes right before the event, so be sure to check this page again before you head out to the wastes!* (Lineup subject to change) CLICK HERE FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE : Main Stage & Official Event Schedule Main Stage & Official Event Schedule Combined ... Read More »

WASTELAND WEEKEND 2018 IS NEARLY SOLD OUT! If you’ve been waiting to purchase tickets, NOW is the time. PLEASE NOTE: For those small number of volunteer and performer applicants who haven’t gotten final confirmation yet, you do NOT need to buy a ticket before they sell out! We are holding back a block of tickets for those applications that are ... Read More »

Wasteland Music Lineup For 2018

Wasteland Weekend features live bands and DJs brought in from far and wide to play you a variety of hard-edged 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, so check back  Read More »

Rictus Erectus aka Nathan Jones coming to WW 2018!

Wasteland Weekend is thrilled to welcome a very special guest this year: The one and only RICTUS ERECTUS aka actor NATHAN JONES will be joining us! He’ll be participating in some of the entertainment as well as just enjoying the event with his fellow Wastelanders. He’ll also be setting aside a few hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for photos ... Read More »

Nuclear Snail crawls to the Wasteland!

If you’ve ever checked Youtube for costuming tips, you’re no doubt familiar with the Nuclear Snail channel – Featuring one of the best-known, most talented post-apocalyptic costumers out there. “Lord Snail” gives a wealth of helpful info, which has been instructing wastelanders for years. Now, he’s finally going to come out and DO IT LIVE! NUCLEAR SNAIL WORKSHOPS: GET LIVE ... Read More »

In-person Workshop with Mark Cordory coming to Wasteland 2018!

photos by Roy Smallpage Mark Cordory has established himself as one of the world’s best post-apocalyptic costume and prop makers. We are excited to be able to have him out this year from the U.K. to teach his techniques to our attendees! For Wasteland 2018, Mark will be teaching a class on post-apocalyptic doll-making (which will include classroom-style and one-on-one ... Read More »