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The guide to the Electric Zoo 2016 Festival

Electric Zoo's eighth festival brings together electronic dance music's leading lights and superstars-in-the-making

Photograph: Bennett Sell-Kline
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Look out New York City dance clubs, the Electric Zoo 2016 Festival is poised to take over Labor Day weekend, bringing hoards of EDM fans to Randall's Island for the event's eighth summer. The festival has become an unmissable attraction on the electronic-dance-music circuit, featuring a wide range of artists both top name and underground. Get on your dancing shoes and best festival clothing and enjoy the tunes.

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When is Electric Zoo Festival?

This year, Electric Zoo will take place Friday, September 2, 2016–Sunday, September 4, 2016.

Where is Electric Zoo Festival?

Electric Zoo takes place at Randall's Island Park, New York City.

How do I get tickets?

Buy tickets at the official festival website, electriczoofestival.com.

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Comments

2 comments
Brian L
Brian L

Looks and sounds like great fun. I truly wish I were younger too be able to go. But, all of you that do go I'm with you in spirit!

brad c
brad c

I attended Electric Zoo, or “ezoo”, last year. It was the most fun event I’ve ever been to. From the bright lights, to the epic bass, this is a crazy event that any EDM lover must attend. Just make sure not to go TOO crazy, as there is lots of on-site police. Another thing to be wary of is hydration; this is a day-long event where you’re constantly screaming and jumping.  Either bring a bottle of water, or a camelback.  I had a great time last year, and already bought my tickets to go again! Also make sure you arrive relatively early if you want to get good spots for the opening acts.