We, at EDM All Day, hate to be the carrier of bad news! The Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the major festivals in North America, will be postponed to October. Those who already purchased their tickets for the previously set date will have the option of refunding their money or simply keeping it for October.
The organizers of the event released an announcement explaining the reason behind the latest decision. Pasquale Rotella added that As we expected and were assured prior to announcing the festival for May, Nevada state officials announced they would lift social distancing requirements as of May 1, creating a path for EDC to happen with strict safety guidelines in place.”
He also added that “Unfortunately, the rate at which people get vaccinated before EDC is out of our control. It might happen in time, it might not. Either way, we can’t take that risk.”
Below is Rotella’s official announcement:
I am sorry to say that EDC Las Vegas needs to move to October. I want to thank everyone who has put their heart and soul into this show—the Insomniac team, artists, agents, managers, production crews, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway staff, the government … https://t.co/z2Jhy2gf5K pic.twitter.com/Pqpz9eKbR6
— Pasquale Rotella (@PasqualeRotella) April 21, 2021