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Attending the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) doesn’t have to be the only thing you do while you’re in Vegas this May. While EDC alone will provide an unforgettable experience for electronic music fans and revelers alike, you can catch many other activities that make the whole weekend a memorable experience for everyone.

Top Things to Do EDC 2024 Weekend

In addition to attending EDC at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from May 17 to 19, here are some of the best things to do.

Pools and Dayclub Events EDC Weekend

Since EDC takes place in the middle of the night, dayclubs and pool parties might be what you will do the rest of the time while visiting Vegas.


When: May 18 – Starting 11am
Location: Tao Dayclub at The Venetian
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

No introductions are needed. Your favorite OG Dutch DJ, Tiesto, will naturally perform in Vegas during EDC week 2024.

General admission pricing for Tiesto starts at $30 for women and $50 for men. VIP options with terrace tables start at a $1,700 minimum F&B spend up to bungalows, with a $17,500 minimum F&B spend.

If you miss him during EDC week, Tiesto signed a deal with Tao and Groot Hospitality for a Vegas residency.

Zedd at Wet Republic

When: May 17 – Starting 11am
Location: Wet Republic at MGM Grand
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

Zedd is a widely known singer, songwriter, and producer who has collaborated with or worked with stars such as Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Selena Gomez.

General admission pricing for Zedd starts at $30 for women and $50 for men. VIP options with daybeds begin at a $1,700 minimum F&B spend up to bungalows, with a $10,000 minimum F&B spend.

Note that Tao Hospitality Group offers an all-inclusive pass for entry into its dayclubs and nightclubs during EDC week. Check the details and conditions.

Calvin Harris at LIV Beach

When: May 19 – Starting 11:30am
Location: LIV Beach at Fontainebleau
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

As one of the most well-known DJs in the world, Calvin Harris needs no introduction when he performs at the swanky new LIV Beach during EDC Weekend.

General admission pricing for Mr. Harris starts at $40 for women and $75 for men. VIP options are available with Terrace Reserve for up to six guests, starting at a $3,000 minimum F&B spend, up to the Beach Villas for up to twenty guests, with a $26,000 minimum F&B spend (we love the exclusive restroom!)

EDC Before and After Parties

If you want to get the party started before heading out to EDC, here are some nightclub events to check out.

The Chainsmokers

When: May 18 – Starting 10:30pm
Location: XS Nightclub at Encore
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

During EDC Weekend, you can get a little ‘Closer‘ to the New York performer/DJ duo of Alex and Drew at Encore. The duo periodically DJs at XS and, based on what we’ve seen of past performances, ‘Won’t Let You Down.’

General admission tickets for The Chainsmokers start at $75 for women and $125 for men.

Dreamstate Las Vegas

When: May 16 – Starting 10:00pm
Location: Area 15 – 3215 S Rancho Dr.
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

AREA15 ignites the party before EDC with an epic trance event. Join other dreamers Thursday, May 16th at AREA15 for EDC Week! . Get ready to lose yourself in two stages of pure trance featuring Ferry Corsten & Markus Schulz, Infected Mushroom & Blastoyz, Giuseppe Ottaviani, and many more.

Tickets start at $40 while VIP tables for up to eight guests start at $2,000 minimum beverage spend.

Dreamstate was formed in 2015 and is a global trance movement that has held festivals around the world.

PREMIER TIP: Even if you don’t attend Dreamstate, Area 15 still offers fun and unique attractions that would fit right in at EDC. Discover the top attractions at AREA15 here.

Steve Aoki

When: May 18 – Starting 10:30pm
Location: OMNIA at Caesars’ Palace
Tickets: General Admission  VIP Options

Another classic DJ, who happens to live in Vegas, hits the stage at OMNIA on Saturday night.

General admission pricing for Steve Aoki starts at $30 for women and $50 for men. VIP options with tables start at a $1,500 minimum beverage spend up to main floor tables, with a $10,000 minimum beverage spend.

Other Activities to do EDC Weekend

In addition to the special events during EDC Weekend, we recommend some other Vegas activities for EDC goers.

Pearl Jam

When: May 16 & 18 @ 7:30pm
Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Tickets: Concert Details

If you are older (by age only of course), Pearl Jam’s Dark Matter World Tour 2024 comes to Vegas for two performances during EDC week. Tickets are available for both performances on second-hand resellers with more availability for the Thursday night show.


Check out our list of best Vegas arcades if you’re in the gaming mood.

Hiking, Biking and Outdoors Activities

If you are too amped up after partying all night and need to burn off some energy, Vegas offers a number of outdoor activities to get away from the bustle of the city.

Cannabis Dispensaries

It’s EDC weekend. Enough said.

Check out our dispensary guide here.

If you had enough energy to finish this article, you will definitely be ready to experience some of these events during the 2024 EDC weekend!

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