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Welcome to our EDC information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on EDC. We know EDC is a big trip so our goal is to arm you with all the information you need before headed off on your trip. If you ever have specific questions not answered in our guides, or have an idea for a useful article, feel free to let me know by email at Contact@EventTrk.com. For now you can see all our articles on EDC below.


Using Hotwire to Save Money on Your EDC Hotel

Using Hotwire to Save Money on Your EDC Hotel

Article Summary

  • Hotwire can save you some serious money on your EDC stay if you are willing to accept its risks
  • Better Bidding is a fantastic website for narrowing down which hotel you are looking at
  • Hotwire is perfect for Las Vegas stays as it’s a small, condensed area with many great hotels

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EDC Shuttle Passes - How to Get to EDC

EDC Shuttle Passes - How to Get to EDC

Article Summary

  • It is my personal opinion that you should just pony up for the shuttle pass: you can drive but unless you have someone who truly doesn't mind being sober just get the shuttle pass
  • EDC has recently outlawed third party shuttles such as JusCollege so we only recommend going with the official EDC shuttle
  • Shuttle pickup locations inclue The Linq, Downtown, Las Vegas Festival Grounds (near Circus Circus), Las Vegas Village (near Luxor), and Mandalay Bay (Premium Shuttle)

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Best EDC Hotels - Luxury Options for EDC

Best EDC Hotels - Luxury Options for EDC

Article Summary

  • Vegas offers many 5-Star level resorts to choose from, at more reasonable prices than you will find in other cities
  • The top luxury hotels come down to personal preference.  The top hotels in Vegas are (in no order): Aria, Venetian/Palazzo, Wynn/Encore, Bellagio, and Cosmopolitan
  • For the prices offered during EDC I believe Venetian/Palazzo is the best option of the top hotels

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EDC 101 - All The Basic Info You Need

EDC 101 - All The Basic Info You Need

Article Summary

  • EDC is the country’s largest EDM festival that occurs every mid-June at Las Vegas Motor Speedway just outside of Las Vegas, NV
  • The festival offers shuttles to get you from the Strip and downtown Vegas to the festival
  • Tickets begin at $335 and go on sale in November typically
  • Most people stay on the Strip or near it
  • The festival occurs at night and goes to the early morning hours.  The temperatures are still in the 70s/80s typically as Las Vegas is very hot in June

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EDC Lineup - Current & Past lineups

EDC Lineup - Current & Past lineups

Article Summary

Whether you are being nostalgic for EDC of past years, or curious what type of music the festival provides yearly, it’s always nice to see the official lineup posters from years past.  Here you can find the official Coachella lineup for all of the recent years.

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How much does EDC Cost? We break it down!

EDC Tips - Survival Tips for EDC First Timers

EDC Tips - Survival Tips for EDC First Timers

Article Summary

  • You're going to have an amazing time, but let's also make sure you survive
  • A list of the best tips and advice I've compiled from attending EDC over the years
  • Make sure you have everything you need, use our List of Essentials as a reference

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2017 EDC Tickets - When, where, how much & everything else

2017 EDC Tickets - When, where, how much & everything else

Article Summary

  • When EDC Las Vegas Tickets go on sale
  • Presale and Early Owl Pricing 
  • Ticket Levels Available for EDC Las Vegas
  • Information on the EDC Payment Plan

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EDC VIP vs. GA - Which should you get?

EDC VIP vs. GA - Which should you get?

Article Summary

  • EDC GA passes are $325-$355 while the VIP costs are over double the cost at $699
  • If you have the money EDC VIP passes are one of the few VIP passes for a festival I recommend
  • The best VIP benefits include private VIP areas that will be far less crowded than the GA area, private bathrooms, and a private entrance that gets you right into EDC with no line

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EDC Vegas Hotel Rankings - From Worst to First

EDC Vegas Hotel Rankings - From Worst to First

Article Summary

  • I rank every Las Vegas Strip hotel from worst to first
  • Do not stay at Circus Circus
  • The best bargains on the Strip for what they offer relative to their price in my opinion are Excalibur, Flamingo and MGM Grand
  • Caesars Palace is the most overpriced hotel on the Strip
  • My top overall hotel is Wynn/Encore

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EDC Hotels - Budget / Cheap Options for EDC

EDC Hotels - Budget / Cheap Options for EDC

Article Summary

  • Las Vegas has hotels for every budget
  • I look at my favorite cheaper hotels on the Strip and downtown you should consider for EDC
  • There are plenty of decent options for anyone trying to squeeze EDC into the budget

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EDC Hotels - Where to stay, how to get there & more

EDC Hotels - Where to stay, how to get there & more

Article Summary

  • I highly suggest staying on the Strip for EDC, especially if you don’t go to Vegas often.  Downtown Las Vegas is also a good option
  • Shuttles going to EDC are most accessible from the Strip or downtown
  • There is a hotel for every budget in Las Vegas.  In my opinion Excalibur is the best ‘budget’ hotel and Venetian is the best luxury option

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Non-EDC Vegas Activities - Pool parties, Nightclubs & More

Non-EDC Vegas Activities - Pool parties, Nightclubs & More

Article Summary

  • There's tons to do in Vegas besides EDC, especially if you have a few extra days
  • If you want to party, Vegas has the biggest and best pool parties and nightclubs 
  • Tourist attractions include rides, shows, restaurants and more
  • On a budget, there's a ton of free things to do on the strip

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Staying Downtown for EDC - Pros, Cons, Shuttles & More

Staying Downtown for EDC - Pros, Cons, Shuttles & More

Article Summary

  • Downtown Las Vegas is a great, more inexpensive option for EDC
  • The atmosphere won’t be as lively as the Strip but there is still plenty of drinking and gambling downtown.  It’s just an older, different crowd
  • There are many cheap, solid hotels downtown with the best probably being the Golden Nugget
  • Downtown is closer to EDC so your shuttle ride will be shorter in distance and avoid all of the traffic on the Strip

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Vegas Hidden Fees - Costs To Know Before Your EDC Trip

Vegas Hidden Fees - Costs To Know Before Your EDC Trip

Article Summary

  • I break down some of the costs you should be aware of in Las Vegas before you head off to EDC
  • If you have been to Vegas before you will know these, but if you haven’t been to Vegas before they may be new to you
  • Resort fees, parking fees, airport transportation, EDC ticket fees, and other fees can add several hundred dollars to your EDC trip you may not have been anticipating

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Every Date You Need to Know for EDC Las Vegas

Every Date You Need to Know for EDC Las Vegas

Article Summary

  • Article goes over all the key dates you need to know for EDC
  • EDC announced earlier tickets sales and dates for 2018 
  • Commonly asked questions including tickets sales, lineup and set times

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EDC Essentials: What you should bring to EDC

EDC Essentials: What you should bring to EDC

Article Summary

  • A list of things you will need to enjoy and survive EDC
  • Because it’s hot I highly recommend a Camelbak, as well as sunglasses, sunscreen and chapstick
  • Your phone will die, bring a portable charger or battery case to EDC so you can call your friends at the end of the night or order an Uber
  • Always bring some cash with you

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Going to EDC Alone: Why its OK, tips, advice, & more

Going to EDC Alone: Why its OK, tips, advice, & more

Article Summary

  • Having to go alone is no reason to not attend EDC
  • A lot of people attend EDC alone, you will not be the only solo person at EDC
  • It’s easy to make friends at EDC
  • Most of your time is spent watching shows so being alone is no big deal.
  • You get to choose all the artists you will see and don’t have to deal with who other people want to see
  • The biggest downside to going to EDC alone is the lack of people to split the costs of accommodations

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All The Pros And Cons of EDC Las Vegas

All The Pros And Cons of EDC Las Vegas

Article Summary

  • Main cons of EDC: It is expensive, overcrowded, and the EDC location is in the middle of nowhere with awful traffic getting there
  • Main pros of EDC: It has amazing music lineups, great vibes,and the production value is top notch. The fact that EDC happens in Las Vegas isn’t bad either.

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EDC Weddings, Yes They're Real!

EDC Weddings, Yes They're Real!

Article Summary

EDC weddings come in two forms, a full wedding package and a renewal/commitment ceremony.

The full wedding package includes:

  • EDC themed minister of your choice
  • The use of a Electric Daisy bouquet, you don't get to keep it
  • Six (6) ceremony photos, you do get to keep these!
  • Music option during ceremony
  • Legal Marriage Filing
  • Commemorative certificate

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EDC Payment Plan: How To Use It, How It Works & More

EDC Payment Plan: How To Use It, How It Works & More

Article Summary

  • EDC has a payment plan that allows you to split up your wristband into up to six payments
  • The payment plan can be applied to both GA and VIP passes
  • Once you sign up payments will automatically process

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EDC Camping Guide: Pros & Cons, Costs, How It Works & More

EDC Camping Guide: Pros & Cons, Costs, How It Works & More

Article Summary

  • EDC now offers camping right on site at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • EDC offers basic camping, upgraded VIP camping and RV Camping
  • Camping packages begin at $1,199

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