About 4,000 people have flooded California's Mojave Desert for the annual post-apocalyptic festival called Wasteland Weekend, and the pics looks out of this world. The festival, which was inspired by the Mad Max film series, is unlike most desert parties because it requires all attendees to be in costume. Yes, even staff members and journalists. The idea is to create a full-immersion effect, making everyone feel like they’re inside a Mad Max universe for 5 days. And it works.

More info: wastelandweekend.com

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Cindy Burrell 1 month ago

Awesome makeup

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This year, the event ran from September 25thto September 29th., and included a number of themed distractions from the real world. There were live bands, DJs, car cruises, costume contests, a film festival, a post-apocalyptic swimsuit competition, Thunderdome battles, and much, much more.

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Pretty Pangolin 1 month ago

Eerie as hell. Well done.

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"We’re going to pull out all the stops for our tenth year celebration," Wasteland co-founder and event director Jared Butler said in a press release. "It’s amazing that we’ve been able to have this home-grown post-apocalyptic fantasy world last this long. It took a lot of hard work and dedication by our whole community and we want to celebrate that."

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NanZ 1 month ago

Wow, this one had to take forever to create. It is very cool and they covered

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The event has sold five years in a row, and another sellout is pretty much inevitable. "Wasteland is run by a small staff and an army of volunteers. We want those volunteers to grow their skills with the event, so that our staffing and infrastructure never get overwhelmed by the size of the population," Butler said. Wasteland Weekend art director and Chief of Operations, Adam Chilson, added: "When we grow at a reasonable pace, it means veteran attendees always outnumber the newcomers. It helps the event keep the feeling of being one big returning family."

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ADHORTATOR 1 month ago

all these details....

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Lulu 1 month ago (edited)

Oh hey this me 🥰🥰🥰 my ig is @andtheforestbegantosing if you'd like to see more pictures!

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Elisaurous uwu 4 weeks ago

such a precious design! must've taken a lot of work, and it was well worth it! <3

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ƒιѕн 1 month ago

Trying to steal a look from Lexa from The 100

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反社会的 1 month ago

I got Rick and Morty vibes from this vehicle.

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Juririn 1 month ago

🖤🖤🖤🖤

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Chris Green 1 month ago

She has the beard of a 90's WWF superstar.

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Nyqolas Corvinus 1 month ago

Blue Araujo did my hair and did a fantastic job. She’s based out of West Covina. I’d definitely go back to her for braids and any hair color you’re trying to pull off with an extensive hair color background. She really takes care of you!

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Gregg V 1 month ago

Nice to see Humungus's (from Road Warrior) daughter has stepped up to threaten Mad Max. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2gVXd7FzhQ

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Bonnie Blue Bird 1 month ago

LOL ... That does NOT look comfortable.... But she does look good!

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Gregg V 1 month ago

If that is your Daddy, your are a bastard.

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Gregg V 1 month ago

Not a Progressive. Gas and guns? So not a global warming type of supporter.

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Elizabeth 1 month ago

Yay... people who don't look like models :) I do love the realness

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Ben Steinberg 1 month ago

Wait, isn't this from Fallout?

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Pretty Pangolin 1 month ago

The one on the left reminds me of the "Warrior woman" in The Road Warrior.

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Michelle Line 1 month ago

Need someone chained on the front.

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Kjorn 1 month ago

the car is cool, i wanna roll with it on the street

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Coco 1 month ago

awesome.

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Juririn 1 month ago

Now, I want to see this one in the next movie

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Sassy Angel 1 month ago

hey dad, can u make me a metal cube?

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Orillion 1 month ago

Onwards, mighty steed!

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Nathan Bragg 1 month ago

Album cover art for a rage metal band named Cheese-Grater Enema.

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Bonnie Blue Bird 1 month ago

I love that this person just had a spare Huey laying around to create this vehicle.

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ADHORTATOR 1 month ago

these boots are awesome

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Gregg V 1 month ago

Love the new 2020 Nissan 300ZX. Needs the optional guns.

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darubyprincess 1 month ago

Tatooine!

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Gregg V 1 month ago

Jesus Christ Superstar meets Apocalypse Now - coming soon!

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Sassy Angel 1 month ago

i love those boots

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Pretty Pangolin 1 month ago

That's one hell of a wedgie, but totally worth it.

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Kostas 1 month ago

oh it's kato steamgirl

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Mind the Gap...

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Ed Souza 1 month ago

she's pretty. I love the dude's hair.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Reminds me of a Star Wars android.

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darubyprincess 1 month ago

His WEAPON

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

That's some guy's Ball and Chain and I like the turret.

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ƒιѕн 1 month ago

Damn girl on the left got an overbite....

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反社会的 1 month ago

Girls day out!

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

LOCK JAW...that's what stepping on a rusty piece of metal will do to ya.

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Hard 2 Guess 1 month ago

You can tell this would be bad guys camp in apocalyptic movie because they are wasting water.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Bumble Bee...less cooler edition.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

She's gotten a little dirtier since the last picture...

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Kjorn 1 month ago

makes me think more of Skyrim than MadMax

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

All fun and games...until you lose that finger.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Seems to be a couple of these android-ish types running around.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

I now pronounce you Mad and Madder...you may now kiss the dust.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Those boots are a 500 XL...they do look a little LARGE

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

If that bikini line keeps getting any lower...she'll be known from crack to crack.

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

Where Must We Go...We Who Wonder This Wasteland In Search Of Our Better Selves? - First History Man

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Troy Currie 1 month ago

I wonder if Joe's face stuck like that after all the pictures

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