Donate to EDC Charity Initiative for chance to win tickets, unique festival experiences

Insomniac Events today announced the launch of the fifth annual EDC Charity Initiative ahead of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas 2019.

This year’s fundraiser will benefit Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada. Now through May 3, fans have the chance to win a variety of exclusive EDC experiences by either purchasing tickets in a raffle-style sweepstakes or bidding on auction items at givesurreal.com/edc2019.

The sweepstakes option is new this year, with each winner being chosen at random. Tickets start at $5, with each ticket purchase increasing one’s chances of winning. Sweepstake packages include meet and greets with top artists, helicopter rides, and skip-the-line carnival ride passes (see full list below). EDC tickets, round-trip airfare, and hotel/camping accommodations are included in each sweepstakes package.

Auction bids start at $20 and packages up for grabs include artist meet and greets, a personal backstage trailer, art car ride-a-longs, an EDC Week all-access pass, a “Kinetic Honeymoon” on-stage wedding proposal package, and more (see below for full details).


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“We created the Charity Initiative as a way to give back to our Las Vegas community while also giving our ‘Headliners’ the chance to experience EDC in a way very few people ever have,” said Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac Founder & CEO.

“Communities In Schools is an organization that provides a crucial network of support for families and helps ensure kids have all the tools they need to graduate and pursue their dreams. Their commitment to strengthening and uplifting their community is inspiring, and I’m honored to partner with them for this year’s event.”

Since the charity initiative began in 2015, Insomniac has raised more than $410,000 for local Las Vegas charities, including Culture Shock Las Vegas in 2015, The Shade Tree in 2016, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada in 2017, and Las Vegas Academy in 2018.

Electric Daisy Carnival returns to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway May 17, 18, and 19. A limited amount of EDC 2019 tickets are still available.


SEE ALSO: EDC Week 2019 Schedule of Events


EDC Charity Initiative Sweepstakes Packages

  • EDC Backstage Tour + Tiësto & Martin Garrix Meet & Greet: Hang out with Martin Garrix, meet Tiësto backstage, and go on a behind-the-scenes golf cart tour of EDC Las Vegas with an Insomniac team member. Round-trip airfare for two to Las Vegas and a four-night hotel stay is also included.
  • Camp EDC VIP & Flyover + Yultron & Born Dirty Meet & Greet: Hang out with Yultron, meet Born Dirty backstage, fly over EDC in a Maverick helicopter tour of the Speedway, and receive full accommodations in a Camp EDC Desert Rose ShiftPod2 complete with a $100 food credit from various vendors in the campgrounds. Round-trip airfare for two to Las Vegas is also included.
  • Electric Sky Arrival + Kaskade & Alesso Meet & Greet: Hang out with Kaskade, meet Alesso backstage, and fly on a helicopter into and out of the festival on one day of your choosing. Round-trip airfare for two to Las Vegas and a three-night hotel stay is also included.
  • Carnival Ride Super Pass + Diplo & Valentino Khan Meet & Greet: Hang out with Dillon Francis, meet Valentino Khan backstage, and receive a front-of-the-line carnival ride pass so you NEVER have to wait in line. Round-trip airfare for two to Las Vegas and a three-night hotel stay is also included.

EDC Charity Initiative Auction Packages

  • Personal Backstage Trailer + Diplo & 4B Meet & Greet: Receive your own personal backstage trailer, hang out with Diplo, and meet 4B backstage. Winners will receive four Guest passes to EDC Las Vegas.
  • Golf Cart Guest Star with Kayzo: Be featured on Insomniac’s Golf Cart Confessions YouTube series as you ride along with Kayzo while filming his episode. Winners will also ride in an Art Car during one night of the official EDC Parade, receive a personal chauffer out of the festival each night to their car, shuttle, or ride-sharing lot, and receive signed merchandise from Alison Wonderland.
  • Kinetic Honeymoon + Insomniac Golden Ticket: Have a once-in-a-lifetime wedding proposal on-stage at EDC Las Vegas, receive the Insomniac Golden Ticket which includes two GA tickets to every Insomniac festival from HARD Summer 2019 through EDC Las Vegas 2020. Access to the Insomniac SkyDeck on the night of the proposal, a three-night hotel stay on the Las Vegas Strip and a photo-shoot with a professional Insomniac Team Photographer are also included.
  • EDC Week All Access + Steve Aoki Meet & Greet*: Hang out with Steve Aoki and receive two GA tickets to every single EDC Week event that you wish to attend, along with a three-night hotel and spa package on the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Owl’s Eye View + Black Tiger Sex Machine & NGHTMRE & Slander Meet & Greet: Pick one night to watch the fireworks from the best spot in the Speedway, see the crowd from front-of-house for an epic photo op, hang with NGHTMRE & Slander, and head backstage to try on Black Tiger Sex Machine’s iconic helmets.
  • SayMyName Ultimate Weekend: Meet SayMyName backstage, take a photo on stage during his EDC Las Vegas set and watch from the wings, receive four backstage tickets to his Encore Beach Club show, signed merchandise, and a one-night stay, courtesy of SayMyName, at Encore.

To view all items, purchase sweepstakes tickets, and place bids, visit givesurreal.com/edc2019.


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