Insomniac Announces Expansion of Beyond Wonderland to Chicago in 2024

Today, Insomniac, a globally recognized leader in live events, has announced its partnership with Chicago-based Auris Presents to introduce the enchanting and awe-inspiring experience of Beyond Wonderland to Chicago for the very first time.

Set to take place at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sat., June 1, 2024 and Sunday, June 2, 2024, this two-day electronic music festival will transport attendees on a captivating journey down the rabbit hole, immersing tens of thousands of music enthusiasts in real-life themes inspired by Lewis Carroll’s mesmerizing world of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

Beyond Wonderland Chicago

The “Mad Presale” promotion begins today at 12 p.m. PT. During this promotional period, two-day General Admission, GA+, and VIP tickets will be available for the lowest cost possible, to purchase on layaway with deposits beginning at just $9.99 at

Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, providing breathtaking views of the lake and the Chicago Skyline, Northerly Island will become an interactive realm of wonder, ablaze with kaleidoscopic hues, exclusive culinary delights, captivating art installations, and entrancing electronic music performances. Amidst this enchantment, four elaborately crafted stages, known as Queen’s Domain, Mad Hatter’s Castle, Caterpillar’s Garden, and Cheshire Woods, will whirl amidst the madness of Alice’s Tea Party. Led by The Mad Hatter, the Queen, and an ensemble of curious creatures and characters, the musical odyssey spanning from house and techno to trance and bass will ensure an unparalleled auditory experience.

Since 2010, Beyond Wonderland has captured the hearts of Southern California with nearly 80,000 attendees annually. Its enchanting narrative, filled with intriguing twists and turns, has also traveled to Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, and Mexico. Now, Beyond Wonderland Chicago emerges as the inaugural Midwest chapter, promising to solidify its Chicago presence as the region’s premier music festival experience.

Insomniac, producer of some of the world’s largest music experiences, and Auris Presents, Chicago’s premiere producer of experiential festivals & events, combine for decades of expertise across nightlife, hospitality, and immersive lifestyle event production. Together, kicking off with Beyond Wonderland, Insomniac and Auris Presents will enhance Chicago’s deep nightlife and festival roots that the city has been built upon for more than thirty years.

Back in 2013, Insomniac welcomed 65,000 attendees to the Chicagoland Speedway for Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Chicago. Its 3-day edition in Joliet, IL poured $26.1 million back into the local Chicago area economy. EDC is now recognized as the world’s largest dance music festival.

Two-day General Admission (18+), GA+ (18+), and VIP tickets (21+) for the debut of Beyond Wonderland Chicago will be available during a presale beginning today at 12 p.m. CST at Deposits for festival layaway plans will start at just $9.99.

For the latest updates and as new festival details are revealed, be sure to follow Beyond Wonderland Chicago on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

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