The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

The Fallout Universe and Wasteland Weekend

By now, chances are you’ve seen the first teaser for Prime Video’s upcoming “Fallout” television series based on Bethesda’s hugely popular video game of the same name. Because that franchise is so well known, it leads to a lot of theme questions we get. While we do have some strict rules when it comes to staying in-theme at our events, …

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Bands Who Have Played Previous Wasteland Weekend Events

In 2013, our friend Ray Smyth gave us with an awesome art poster in the style of a comic book cover, featuring all the bands for that year. We loved it so much that we’ve asked him to provide one every year since. Now we present all of them here so you can enjoy them together, and see the progression …

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Have You Heard About Wasteland Weekend’s Cyberpunk Event, Neotropolis?

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re here for information about the world’s largest “Mad Max” post-apocalyptic-inspired festival, Wasteland Weekend. But did you know we actually have another event too? It takes place in the exact same location as Wasteland, but has an entirely different theme! NEOTROPOLIS is a 5-day, fully-immersive cyberpunk and science fiction inspired festival. It’s like stepping …

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We Will Return in 2024!

We have just closed the gates of Wasteland City following 2023’s EPIC event. Our hard-working crew is just starting the annual tear down process, but we wanted to let everyone know about next year’s dates! Wasteland Weekend will return to our home in the Mojave Desert September 25th-29th, 2024. Tickets will go on sale sometime in the Spring, probably after …

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WHAT’S THE WEATHER LIKE?

We get this question a lot. After years of holding the event in the same spot in the Mojave Desert, at the same time of year, we still can’t tell you for sure what the weather will be more than about 7 days out. Desert weather is too unpredictable to be accurate farther ahead than that. Even then, it CAN …

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Want to be an Official War Boy?

Have you wanted to volunteer for Wasteland Weekend, but none of the available positions involved enough body paint, war cries, baggy pants, and yelling (playful) taunts at passersby? Well here’s your chance! Wasteland Weekend is looking for new, official War Boys and Imperators. This volunteer performer position gets you a complimentary ticket to the event, and the required hours are …

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Official Entertainment- Wasteland Weekend 2023

The official entertainment lineup Wasteland Weekend 2023! Taking place September 27th-October 1st, you can expect to see internationally-known performers ranging from bands, solo artists, and various acts on our Main Stage, and throughout the event. Read about our official event rules here, and check out the map here.           Yes, the Death Guild Thunderdome will return! In order …

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Wasteland Weekend Returns September 27th-October 1st, 2023!

Wasteland Weekend will return September 27th-October 1st, 2023! Tickets are on sale now. Prices and tiers will remain the same as 2022. Applications for volunteers are live now. Keep an eye on our social media for updates.Some confirmed performers for 2023 include V2A, AHTCK, Jason Charles Miller, FleischKrieg, Militia Vox, Old Blood, and Arno Corps., with more official entertainment to …

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Wasteland Weekend 2022 was an epic return to the apocalypse!

Wasteland Weekend Once Again Throws Epic Party At The End Of The World  LOS ANGELES, CA October 2nd, 2022 – Thousands gathered in full-costume (a requirement) at the world’s most unique immersive music & arts festival – Wasteland Weekend in Southern California. Attendees were back in bigger numbers as the actual global pandemic starts to fade so that the fictional …

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Wasteland Weekend 2022 Official Gallery

A little taste from our official Wasteland Weekend photographers of what you missed during the event, which took place September 28th-October 2nd, 2022. We will be updating this gallery with additional materials, so check back for more! You can see previous year galleries here. FOR USE, you must credit Wasteland Weekend, [Photographer’s Name], and link back to our website or …

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