EDC: By the
Numbers

A (Sorta) Statistical Analysis of EDC

When you think of Electric Daisy Carnival, you don’t think “math.” And yet, when you look at the numbers (like we did), it’s pretty damn impressive...

Year of the first EDC: 1997

Attendance at first EDC: 5,000

Expected attendance at this year’s EDC Vegas: 115,000... each night

Expected Ferris wheels attendance at this year’s EDC Vegas: 1

Days it’s spanning: 3

Hours of music: 32

Approximate times the beat will be dropped: 2,800

Capacity of the largest stage at EDC: 80,000

Acres of land EDC covers: 1,200

Estimated number of DJs and artists performing: 225

Total artists announced when it sold out: 0

Distance in miles from the EDC venue to the Vegas Strip: 15.3

Number of casino chips you could line up side by side in 15.3 miles: 24,140,160

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