USA

RVN '69

A Vietnam immersive festival that is part reenactment, part 1960's costume party, with a Huey helicopter landing and a whole day reserved for Airsoft battles.

Costumes are required - everyone is a participant in this movie-like setting. Uniforms are encouraged, but civilian styles of the era are welcome (check out our Facebook page or website for tips).

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Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas is part of the larger Electric Daisy Carnival franchise, organised by Insomniac Events. EDC Las Vegas is a contender for largest electronic dance music festival held in the United States. It is estimated that some 300,000 people attended the event over the course of three days, beating the previous year's attendance figures of 240,000.

The festival draws some of the biggest names in Electronic music and is a must-go event for American lovers of EDM.

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7000 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Cost: 
$249 for three day pass
Capacity: 
100,000

Internet Cat Video Festival

The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is a North American film festival featuring cat videos as chosen by a panel of judges. The festival was conceived as a modest celebration to bring online communities together in the real world. #catvidfest has since become its own viral phenomenon, drawing more than 10,000 fans to each of festival debuts and winning the attention of local, national, and international audiences and media.

Holy Ship!

Holy Ship! is a festival in a category all of its own. The premise is simple: a three day festival on a luxury liner. The festival/ship departs from Miami and goes to the Bahamas, stopping at several islands, and returns. Parties featuring DJs are held both on-board the ship, and on the islands. The ship, the MSC Diva, is a brand new luxury liner and includes a disco, restaurants, a spa, a pool, and a casino.

Organiser's book big electronic dance music acts every year, so the music is not just a gimmick, it plays a central part in the festival.

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$699 per person for a double cabin

SnowGlobe

Set in the pretty campus of the Lake Tahoe Community College, SnowGlobe promises to be an unusual experience. Spanning from a couple days after Christmas to New Year's, organisers have taken advantage of a time most people take off work, to capitalise on the holiday spirit. Although the festival has been going on for only three years, those running the festival have managed to book consistently impressive line ups.

Location: 
South Lake Yahoe
Cost: 
$164 for General Admission