The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

George Miller meets the Wastelanders!

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On February 8th, 2016, the American Cinematheque hosted a special screening of Mad Max: Fury Road & The Road Warrior at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Director George Miller was there in person to speak between the films. Wasteland World made sure that some members of the Wasteland staff and costume community were there to welcome him (including head ... Read More »

Wasteland Weekend 2016 – Dates Announced

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Wasteland Weekend VII – 2016 will take place from Thursday, September 22nd to Sunday, September 25th. Look for ticket sales to begin in late February. Volunteer and performer recruitment is scheduled to begin around that same time. More details in the coming weeks. photo by Jeff Vaillancourt Read More »

Wasteland Clothing Sale at War Mart (aka Camosurplus)

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Saturday, February 13th 2016 the largest military surplus clothing warehouse on the West Coast will be opening its doors just for Wastelanders. Camosurplus (known as War Mart at Wasteland Weekend and formerly as K&K Surplus) is a wholesaler of real military surplus in Los Angeles. Normally closed on weekends, Camosurplus opens its warehouse doors several times a year to host ... Read More »

Check out some of the world’s greatest post-apocalyptic costumes!

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We were honored to have the Stan Winston School involved with this past year’s Wasteland Weekend costume contest. Read all about it on their blog and see photos of the costumes! https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/blog/wasteland-weekend-2015#   Photo by Keri Kilgo   Read More »

Wasteland Weekend 2015 – THANK YOU EVERYONE!

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What a weekend! What a lovely weekend! Wasteland Weekend 2015 is now one for the history books. Our largest and best event ever, hands down (at least that’s what our veteran attendees have been shouting at us). We are JUST NOW getting back from tearing down and cleaning up, so we haven’t had much time yet for all the recaps and ... Read More »

Entertainment for Wasteland 2015

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Wasteland Weekend 2015 has a wide variety of post-apocalyptic entertainment! *We sometimes update the schedule with changes more info a few days before the event, so be sure to check this page again before you head out to the wastes!* (Lineup subject to change) The full daily/hourly schedule of events can be downloaded here: WASTELAND WEEKEND 2015 EVENT SCHEDULE (Printouts of the ... Read More »

Music Lineup for 2015

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Wasteland Weekend features live bands and DJs brought in from far and wide to play you a variety of hard-driving music. (Lineup is always subject to change) The full entertainment schedule, including music, can be downloaded soon. Read More »

Thunderdome is coming to Wasteland!

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New for Wasteland 2015: Death Guild is bringing the THUNDERDOME! Famous for years on the Burning Man playa, a faithful recreation of the battle dome from Mad Max and a legendary symbol of post-apocalyptic badassery is now coming to Wasteland Weekend. Performances nightly! Read More »

Wasteland DJs 2015

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Dance while the world burns! Only at the PIT. Wasteland’s notorious bonfire dance area will be lit up again, featuring an awesome stable of DJs spinning late into the night all weekend long. Also featuring: DJ Romance DJ Corpse Toe And the Lord Humungus himself! You can also find Wasteland DJs at our main stage area, interspersed with live bands. Read More »