Insomniac announces 2021 return of Nocturnal Wonderland

nocturnal wonderland 2018
Nocturnal Wonderland 2018

Insomniac Events, curator of the world’s most renown dance music festivals, has announced the return of Nocturnal Wonderland to Glen Helen Regional Park, Sept. 18 – 19, 2021.

2021 will celebrate the eighth year of Nocturnal Wonderland at San Bernardino’s Glen Helen, bringing new and exciting experiential features to transform the venue into a neon paradise, including new stage designs, art installations and characters.

Headliners will once again be able to sleep under the stars with the return of camping, offering endless entertainment, activities and amenities all weekend while creating an unforgettable festival experience.

Tickets for the 2021 event go on sale this Thursday, Sept. 17 at noon PT via link. Tickets start at $99.99 (plus applicable taxes and fees) or Headliners can choose a payment plan with a $9.99 deposit. Three-night camping passes will also be available for purchase on Sept. 17 for $179.99 (plus applicable taxes and fees) or a payment plan with a $9.99 deposit.

Nocturnal Wonderland 2021

Headliners awaiting next year’s festival can tune in this Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 and Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 for the second Nocturnal Wonderland Virtual Rave-A-Thon, streaming live on Insomniac’s YouTube and Twitch channels.

Beginning at 6 p.m. PT each night and hosted by Insomniac’s very own Pasquale Rotella, fans will hear new sets from a wide array of electronic hitmakers, including Benny Benassi, Borgore, Drezo, Nitti Gritti and more.

The virtual Nocturnal Wonderland Rave-a-Thon lineup includes:


Barely Alive

Benny Benassi



Chris Lorenzo


GG Magree

Justin Martin

Luke Andy

Mark Knight


Nitti Gritti

Rabbit in the Moon (Live)



Throughout the stream, Insomniac will continue their partnership with Rave Recovery, in association with In Place of War by collecting voluntary donations. Rave Recovery was created to support those within the dance music community who are experiencing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Place of War’s COVID-19 emergency funds support community leaders in 24 conflict zones throughout the world in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Headliners will be reminded that their voice counts this election season and will be encouraged to register to vote via, a non-partisan organization, reaching young voters with the power of music.

To encourage fans to “Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay Positive,” Insomniac Events founder Pasquale Rotella continues to broadcast Insomniac REWIND, a 24/7 livestream where fans can relive performances and watch archive festival footage from their favorite festivals.