Neon Carnival at The Desert Music Festival: From Prince Harry to Rihanna, The A-Listers in AttendanceMar 26
Neon Carnival is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for music lovers and celebrities alike at the desert music festival. Founded by Brent Bolthouse, a prominent figure in the Los Angeles nightlife scene, the annual after-party takes place in a massive carnival-style setup in the desert outside of Palm Springs. Bolthouse’s expertise in event production and extensive connections in the entertainment industry have made Neon Carnival one of the most talked-about after-parties in Hollywood.
Neon Carnival is a true spectacle, featuring carnival rides, games, and music, as well as plenty of food and drinks. But what really sets it apart is the impressive lineup of celebrities in attendance. Over the years, the party has been graced by the likes of Rihanna, Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Drake, and Beyoncé. In 2018, even Prince Harry was spotted dancing with friends in the VIP section, adding to the event’s allure.
In addition to the A-listers, Neon Carnival also draws a host of up-and-coming stars and influencers. Attendees can rub shoulders with Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski, Vanessa Hudgens, and Paris Hilton, to name just a few. The event also attracts some of the biggest names in music, with performers like The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and Post Malone all making appearances in past years.
But Neon Carnival is more than just a hotspot for celebrity sightings. The event itself is a vibrant, neon-lit carnival atmosphere with a lively energy that’s impossible to replicate anywhere else. With colorful lights, neon signs, and an electrifying atmosphere, Neon Carnival is a must-see for anyone attending the desert music festival.
As the years have gone on, Neon Carnival has become a staple of the desert music festival experience, attracting a growing number of attendees each year. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of music, celebrities, or just a good party, Neon Carnival has something for everyone. With its carnival rides, lively music, and impressive lineup of celebrity guests, it’s no wonder that Neon Carnival is one of the most talked-about after-parties in Hollywood.
THE LEVI’S® BRAND PRESENTS NEON CARNIVAL WITH SPECIALTY DRINKS BY TEQUILA DON JULIO
The Iconic Afterparty, Created by Brent Bolthouse Returns on April 15th
for its Twelfth Year During Music’s Most Celebrated Desert Festival
Neon Carnival, the highly anticipated late-night party of the year will make its triumphant return to light up the desert night sky during the famed music festival weekend on Saturday, April 15. Celebrating its 12th year, the coveted outdoor dance party created by LA’s original nightlife mastermind Brent Bolthouse and producing partner Jeffrey Best will once again come to life exclusively for one night only.
The iconic denim and lifestyle brand Levi’s ® is back to headline this year’s event alongside Mexico’s original luxury premium tequila, Tequila Don Julio. Smirnoff ICE Neon Lemonades and Path Water have joined the party for their second consecutive year, and we welcome newcomer Ghost® Energy to the festivities.
The stage is set, and the unrivaled party will be held at the famed Desert International Horse Park. The sprawling space welcomes back the biggest names in entertainment and consumer lifestyle to its all-grassy knoll spanning the length of three football fields, equipped with carnival-style games and exhilarating amusement park thrills for festivalgoers. No strangers to the bright lights and late-night party scene, Neon Carnival resident DJs Ruckus, Kayper, and Mel Debarge return to the iconic event to keep the party moving into the early hours the next morning.
“I can’t wait to return to the desert and celebrate 12 years of Neon Carnival. When I first created this event 15 years ago, I never dreamed it would still be going and have grown into the iconic cultural moment it has become,” said Brent Bolthouse.
Presenting sponsor Levi’s® celebrates 150 years of their iconic 501® jeans that revolutionized fashion and style around the world. This year they return to the desert illuminating the sky with their Levi’s® branded Ferris Wheel for their fifth consecutive year. Tequila Don Julio is back for their seventh consecutive year, serving up handcrafted libations from the Airstream Speakeasy and Tequila Don Julio 1942 bottle service to VIPs.
GUESTS MUST BE 21+ TO ATTEND, AND WE REMIND ALL ATTENDEES TO PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. PLEASE NOTE THAT NEON CARNIVAL IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE ANY MENTION OF COACHELLA WHEN COVERING NEON CARNIVAL.
About the Levi’s® Brand
The Levi’s® brand epitomizes classic American style and effortless cool. Since their invention by Levi Strauss & Co. in 1873, Levi’s® jeans have become one of the world’s most recognizable garments of clothing – capturing the imagination and loyalty of people for generations. Today, the Levi’s® brand portfolio continues to evolve through a relentless pioneering and innovative spirit that is unparalleled in the apparel industry. Our range of leading jeanswear and accessories is available in more than 110 countries, allowing individuals worldwide to express their personal style. For more information about the Levi’s® brand, its products, and stores, please visit levi.com.
ABOUT TEQUILA DON JULIO
Founded on the pioneering agricultural principles of Don Julio González and his personal pursuit of perfection, Tequila Don Julio revolutionized the tequila industry and set the standard for ultra-premium tequila. The original luxury tequila of choice in Mexico, Tequila Don Julio uses only the highest caliber, fully matured and ripened Blue Agave that has been hand-selected from the rich, clay soils of the Los Altos region of the state of Jalisco. The Tequila Don Julio portfolio includes Tequila Don Julio Blanco, Tequila Don Julio Reposado, Tequila Don Julio Añejo, Tequila Don Julio 70, Tequila Don Julio Rosado, Tequila Don Julio 1942, and Tequila Don Julio Ultima Reserva. For more information on Tequila Don Julio, please visit www.DonJulio.com.