Art programs have been cut from schools. Museum funding has been stripped away. Nevada may to lose $700,000 for local arts programs next year.
Lyft is partnering with Fired Up Management to create the Intergalactic Art Car Festival on Saturday, June 9, with all proceeds benefiting local art programs through the First Friday Foundation.
Get your Free Ticket to the Festival
To make the festival accessible to everyone, Lyft has made general admission tickets free while supplies last with RSVP at artcarfestival.com. “Philanthropist” ticket packages start at $75 per person and feature various festival upgrades including an open bar at Atomic Liquors, free credit with Lyft to encourage safe rides, and express entry to the festival. Ticket buyers also have the opportunity to make a donation to be entered to win a ride in an art car during the procession.
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The festival will convene the largest collection of art cars outside the playa created by some of the country’s most brilliant installation artists, including 30-foot alien creatures, praying mantises, rhinos, monsters, alligators, swans, and even a stapler.
At 7 PM, the art cars will proceed from Llama Lot at Ogden and 9th Street, run down Las Vegas Blvd and make their way to Harmon before turning to return to Llama Lot.
An all-ages, art-filled immersive experience festival will follow from 8 PM to 2 AM with fire dancers, live DJ performances, food trucks, and artist demos. Vehicles on display will feature multiple fire shows, LED screens, massive sound systems, and can also stretch to be more than 25 feet long and over 30 feet high.