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Electric Daisy Carnival by the numbers


We are but four days from the return of electronic dance music marathon Electric Daisy Carnival to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday.

How big an undertaking is the three-day event?

Here’s a breakdown of EDC by the numbers:

  • Total attendance in the first three years: 845,000 tickets sold (2011-2013)
  • Total attendance in 2014: 400,000 tickets sold
  • Total economic impact in the first three years: $621 million
  • 2014 visitors coming from 40 countries and all 50 states
  • Hours of EDC from Friday through Sunday: 31.5
  • Number of DJs 2014: 182 plus 15 Discovery Project winners
  • Total number of minutes of fireworks shows in the first three years: 108 minutes
  • Largest stage at EDC: Kinetic Field, area holds 80,000 fans
  • 1 million pounds of scaffolding used in the creation of 2013’s Kinetic Field

At EDC 2013:

  • 15,120 pounds of paper confetti and 102 confetti blowers used
  • Production crew size: 1,220
  • Volunteers: 692
  • 4.6 million pounds of steel
  • 920,000 watts of speaker power
  • 18,000 milliwatts of lasers
  • 5.2 megawatts of electricity

Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476. Follow @JasonBracelin on Twitter.