Insomniac Announces Premier New Year’s Eve Celebration, 5th Annual Countdown NYE 2018

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Tickets On Sale on Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. PT
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LAS VEGAS – Today, an extraterrestrial message from Insomniac announced an out of this world celebration – Countdown NYE 2018 – the largest New Year’s Eve party on the West Coast, returns to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA on Monday, Dec. 31. Blasting off into the New Year, Earthlings will bid farewell to 2018 and ring in 2019 amidst interstellar décor, brand-new stage productions, new VIP offerings, and unforgettable performances from galaxy-renowned dance music artists across four uniquely epic stages. Tickets for this premier New Year’s Eve event will go on sale Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. PST at
As Countdown NYE traverses the wide, infinite reaches of outer space and toasts to new beginnings, four new stage designs will debut with iconic productions and explore the outer limits of dance music. The Mothership, The Nebula, Area 51, and Twilight Zone will each cross over into another dimension of sound, sight, and mind while bringing subterranean vibrations emanating from distant galaxies.
Last year, Insomniac’s premier New Year’s Eve party celebrated with a record-breaking 78,000 headliners. The NYE celebration included an impressive lineup with Porter Robinson, Diplo and Flosstradamus in addition to more than 50 of the world’s top dance music names spread across three stages. While celebrating the New Year to come, Headliners marveled in state-of-the-art production, enclosed heated seating areas, and plenty of champagne popping under a sea of glowing lanterns and raining confetti. Details surrounding this year’s elevated offerings will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Tickets for this 18-and-over New Year’s Eve celebration will go on sale Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. PST with General Admission starting at $99.99 before taxes and fees, VIP passes starting at $199.99 plus taxes and fees and the exclusive SkyDeck experience also available at Layaway plan options will also be offered.


Stay tuned for more information on Countdown NYE with full festival information in addition to updates and exciting announcements at You can also follow Countdown NYE on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To stay up to date with the latest Insomniac news, visit 


About Insomniac

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next-generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority.


Throughout its 25-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 2,000 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 5 million attendees across the globe. Insomniac's events are held across the globe. The company's premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America and attracts more than 400,000 fans over three days.


The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993. In 2013, Insomniac entered into a partnership with global entertainment company Live Nation.

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