The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

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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Food Vendors

WASTELAND WEEKEND ON-SITE FOOD VENDORS 2024 We are no longer accepting applications for food vendors for 2024. While attendees are certainly welcome to bring their own food and drinks (including your own alcohol), we also have some great food for sale on site. You’ll find them all in or near the Bartertown area (check out the official map here). They …

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Wasteland Weekend: The EASY Way!

Wasteland Weekend: The EASY Way Helpful tips for first timers (and veterans too)! This includes a lot of helpful Wasteland links in one place! There are a lot of misconceptions out there from people thinking about going to Wasteland for their first time. Questions we hear all the time are things like: How do I get a ticket? TICKETS are …

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Wasteland Film Festival 2022

The only post-apocalyptic film festival that takes place IN the wasteland! Screen short films from around the world as they compete for the coveted withered laurel. Applications open on June 10th. You’ll be able to submit via the website here. The Wasteland Film Festival highlight short films with especially post-apocalyptic subject matter and, in addition, alternative films displaying a certain …

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A New World Of Immersion – NEOTROPOLIS

From the creators of Wasteland Weekend comes a new, fully-themed festival in April 2022: NEOTROPOLIS Explore a future cyberpunk outpost on a distant desert planet. This event takes place on the same property as the current version of Wasteland Weekend and has many other features Wastelanders will be familiar with. It will be a Springtime sister event to our post-apocalyptic …

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Thank You Wastelanders For An Amazing Return!

Our tear down and clean up crew are still out on site, heroically returning Wasteland Valley to its natural splendor, but we wanted to take a moment to thank you all and acknowledge what an incredible effort everyone made to bring Wasteland Weekend back in 2021! The world’s greatest post-apocalyptic party came roaring back in a big way and we …

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New Wasteland videos!

If you’re not following us on social media, you may have missed a couple of new videos we released.  First up is a new promo video to get you ready for Wasteland 2021 this September: https://youtu.be/LPjwfkxjY4c Second is a video with a bunch of never-before-seen aerial / drone footage from Wasteland 2019! https://youtu.be/yxji0m4JWS8 We’ll be posting more updates over the …

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Wasteland Weekend: The State Of The Community

September, 2020. WHERE WE’VE BEEN The very first Wasteland Weekend in 2010 wasn’t much more than a few hundred people camping in a field. For the most part, we were all strangers in makeshift costumes, meeting each other for the first time at a small patch of desert none of us had ever been to before. As event managers, we …

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Wasteland Weekend’s Code Of Conduct

Wasteland Weekend has always had rules and guidelines. The full list can be found on the FAQ / RULES tab. But we felt like this was a good time to remind people about the specific guidance spelled out in our code of conduct / harassment policy, So we will highlight it here. SHORT VERSION: All members of the Wasteland Weekend …

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