The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

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!


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 »

WW 2015 Tickets on Sale Now!

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Tickets on sale now for Wasteland Weekend 2015! CLICK HERE FOR THE TICKET PURCHASE PAGE Or go to There is no cap on overall ticket sales at this time. VOLUNTEERS AND PERFORMERS: Volunteers and performers CAN earn free or discounted tickets to the event, but volunteer and performer recruitment will not be launched until well after tickets go on sale. Unless ... Read More »

Mad Max Fans Prepare to Live the World of Fury Road

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For anyone under 30, Fury Road will likely be the first time they see a Mad Max film in a movie theater. But as George Miller’s amazing new film creates a new generation of fans (and reignites the guzzoline-filled passions of the older ones), they’ll quickly find that there is already a growing fan community ready to initiate them. Read More »

Mad Max Fans Take Over L.A.’s last Drive-In for Fury Road


Mad Max Fans Take Over L.A.’s last Drive-In for Fury Road So what do you do when you’re a hardcore fan of all things post-apocalyptic and George Miller releases his first Mad Max film in 30 years? Well, first of all, you attend the movie in full costume, as many fans have done all across the country (and the world). ... Read More »

The Best Moments of WW 2014


Curious what Wasteland Weekend is all about?  Are you already part of our mad world and want to relive some of 2014’s best moments? Strap on your dusty seatbelt, hold on, and get ready for an intense ride.   Once you’ve caught your breath, the wild ride continues over on our VIDEOS page. Read More »

Featured Costume Maker: Dimitri Zaitsev


In the fall of 1998, I was a thirteen year old kid with a penchant for science-fiction, living in the suburbs of Moscow. I remember buying my first badly translated copy of Fallout-2 and putting the CD into my brand-new Pentium-1 computer. Long story short, it has changed my life forever. The apocalypse just got hard-coded into my heart I ... Read More »

The World’s Greatest Gathering of Post-Apocalyptic Vehicles

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Wasteland Weekend is well established as the most amazing gathering of post-apocalyptic cars EVER! We’ve got them coming in from all across the country (and even OTHER countries!) You’ll see old fan-favorites as well as cars making their Wasteland Weekend debut. Here are just some of the machines you can expect to see tearing up the desert: The Humungus Machine (the first ... Read More »