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New Year’s Festival Safe & Successful

New Year’s Festival Safe & Successful

Posted: January 6th, 2012

With more than 24,000 fans in attendance over two days, Los Angeles based Insomniac successfully kicked off 2012 by hosting their first all-new 21+-music festival “White Wonderland.”

The two-day, all-white winter wonderland themed festival took place at the Anaheim Convention Center on December 31, 2011, and January 1, 2012, and featured world class musicians including Dada Life, Benny Benassi, Paul van Dyk and Steve Angello. Its spectacular display of special effects, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, and sparkling all-white clad aerialists and performers transformed the Convention Center into an unforgettable White Wonderland experience.

“Large electronic dance music (EDM) festivals require a tremendous amount of planning and Insomniac is aware that our success was made possible with the efforts of our partners, the City of Anaheim and the staff at the Anaheim Convention Center,” said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. “I am appreciative and thankful for both the City and venue’s participation and support.”

As part of the two-day White Wonderland experience fans were required to adhere to an all-white dress code. “White Wonderland was one of the first large-scale EDM events we’ve hosted here at the Anaheim Convention Center,” said David Meek, Manager of the Anaheim Convention Center. “We were very pleased with what a professional and safe show the Insomniac team produced. Everyone had a great time and we know the hotels appreciated the dramatic increase in bookings.”

Additionally, Insomniac reported that with over 24,000 attendees over the 2-day event there were only a handful of arrests and only minor medical issues.

“Our fans asked for Insomniac to produce a New Year’s event in Southern California that would be something special.With its unique blend of musical talent, an  all-white theme, and a fantastic venue, we’re really excited with the outcome and looking forward to White Wonderland becoming an annual festival.,” concluded Rotella.


White Wonderland Lost & Found

White Wonderland Lost & Found

Posted: January 4th, 2012

Did you lose any personal items at White Wonderland?   
You still have a chance to retrieve your item! 

Lost ID or Credit Card: Please email lostandfound@insomniac.com with your full legal name, DOB, address on your ID, credit card number, type of card, or any other information that would help us identify your ID or card.

All other items that were turned in to lost and found during Escape From Wonderland are pictured below. If you see something that matches your lost item, please email us at lostandfound@insomniac.com with the number of the item in the photo and follow the instructions below.  We care about your belongings and would like to return them to you! 

We will be holding all lost belongings until WEDNESDAY January 11, 2012, so please reach out to us by that date. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity or discarded where applicable. 

Please email all lost and found inquiries to lostandfound@insomniac.com.


Lost Keys: Please email us with a description of key chains, lanyards, and items, which are attached to your keys. If you lost car keys, please include the specific make/model/year of the car that the key is for. 

Lost Cell Phone: Please email us with the type of phone and your provider, the number of your lost phone, notable scratches, marks your phone should have, and the name (and number if possible) of the last call you made with the phone, describe photos taken on your phone, your wall paper, etc. If your phone might be locked, please give us instructions on how to unlock your phone as well so we can verify the information you provide.

Lost Wallet/Purse: Please emails us with a detailed description of the wallet or purse along with its contents – if you had your ID in your wallet, please provide your full name, address on the ID, DOB, and any other information to identify that it is yours.

Lost Camera: Please email us with the type of camera, any notable scratches, marks it may have and please describe some photos on the camera that are not from Escape From Wonderland.

Other Items: Please email us with any applicable brands, notable scratches, marks that your item might have. If you lost a bag, please provide a detailed description of the contents.

Please be as detailed as possible with your descriptions – the more information we have, the more we will be able to specify that the item is yours.

Good luck!


Thank You!

Thank You!

Posted: January 2nd, 2012

As the Anaheim Convention Center empties out and we begin to sweep up the confetti, we reflect on what an amazing year 2011 has been. From finding a new home for the 15th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival to the successful debut of two new festivals, and everything in between, we are extremely grateful for such a passionate fan base whose energy and enthusiasm never ceases to amaze us. Looking out over the crowd and seeing everyone move in unison in their all-white attire was truly a moving experience. White Wonderland fostered a unique sense of togetherness that will never be forgotten.

After each event, we cannot thank our fans enough for their continued support. We are very happy to share our ideas and visions with you and we loved getting to celebrate the New Year together.

With the start of the New Year, it is time to start planning another incredible year to come. We hope you will join us for our next festival, Beyond Wonderland, which will take place in Southern California on March 17th. Stay tuned for more details. Monday night, join us for the White Wonderland Recovery Party featuring Trent Cantrelle at the Music Box in Hollywood. 2012 is off to a great start!

Remember, tickets for Electric Dasy Carnival Las Vegas go on sale tomorrow at noon!


Doors Open: Day 2

Doors Open: Day 2

Posted: January 1st, 2012

We hope your got your rest and dusted off your white attire because day 2 of White Wonderland is about to begin! After all the fun and excitement that went down at the Anaheim Convention Center last night, we cannot wait to welcome you back to see what the Size Matters lineup has to offer. The lights are up, the speakers are booming, and Night 2 is ready for you! Come celebrate the beginning of a great year with Insomniac.


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