• Awesome People We Met on Day 3 of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016

    Day three, only for the hardcore! If you can keep your awesome game strong after 48 hours of raving, you’re pretty special. These dedicated Headliners caught our eye.

    SEE ALSO: Awesome People We Met on Day 1 of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016

    SEE ALSO: Photo Gallery: Best of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016 Day 1

    SEE ALSO: Awesome Campers We Met on Day 2 of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016

    SEE ALSO: Photo Gallery: Best of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016 Day 2

    SEE ALSO: Photo Gallery: Best of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016 Day 3

    SEE ALSO: Photo Gallery: Best Totems of Nocturnal Wonderland 2016

    Name: Julia
    Age: 20
    Hometown: Stockton, CA
    Occupation: Drama student and food runner at a restaurant
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? All the detail put in. Everything was so carefully planned, like each stage; somebody took a lot of time and thought and let their creativity come alive. I can really appreciate that as an artist.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? My mom. I mean, it’s biased, but I think she tries to keep the peace. She’s very fun, down-to-earth, forgiving, and she seeks out the best in everybody.

     

    Name: Clayton
    Age: 21
    Hometown: East Bay, CA
    Occupation: I go to raves; I recently got let go of my job, so I’m a full-time raver for right now.
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? This is the best festival I’ve ever experienced. The whole experience with camping—the vibe with everyone is amazing. I came with a bunch of friends. We have two campsites with about 20 people.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? Lil B, the “Basedgod.” Not for his work in rapping, but for all of the work he does offstage, behind the scenes. He goes to a bunch of colleges and preaches love and brotherhood, and honestly, that’s something we really need in our society.

     

    Name: Roger
    Age: 32
    Hometown: Dos Palos, CA
    Occupation: Field scout
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? It’s my birthday, and my girl got us VIP, so here we are. The VIP section is really nice—lots of comfortable spots to sit down. I was actually surprised about how good the food was.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? They are just a puppet for the world stage; it’s not for me to decide.

     

    Name: Casey and Alyssa
    Age: 19 (Casey), 19 (Alyssa)
    Hometown: Long Beach, CA (Casey), Lakewood, CA (Alyssa)
    Occupation: Students
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend?
    Casey: This is actually our first day coming, so the memories are still yet to be made!
    Alyssa: Getting interviewed!
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want?
    Casey: Pasquale Rotella! Duh.
    Alyssa: Bernie Sanders.

     

    Name: Lindsay
    Age: 30
    Hometown: London
    Occupation: Interior designer. I design hotels.
    Number of Nocturnals: Many, many. I’ve been raving for 10 years, so I lost count.
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? I just got here. My highlight already is I ran into a friend of mine in line, and we’ve been hooping it up everywhere. It’s been super awesome.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? I’m gonna say my dad; he’s my hero, and he’s the smartest person I know, and he would handle shit.

     

    Name: Melissa
    Age: 20
    Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
    Occupation: I work at Angel Stadium.
    Number of Nocturnals: 2
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? I would have to say 3lau b2b with Audien, Laidback Luke, TJR, Showtek and Knife Party.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? Bernie Sanders, honestly. I’d have to go with him.

     

    Name: Faron and Gustavo
    Age: 22 (Faron), 21 (Gustavo)
    Hometown: Las Vegas
    Occupation: Hostess at Gordon Ramsay Burgr (Faron), service manager at Chipotle (Gustavo)
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend?
    Faron: I think camping. Everybody is so nice. It’s just a good experience; it’s really amazing.
    Gustavo: They did a good job on the visuals, and making sure they make an experience, and the characters. It’s awesome. You come in here, and it’s [like going] somewhere else.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want?
    Faron: I don’t think we should have a president right now; I think we should have a council of a few people.
    Gustavo: My girlfriend, Jasmine, because she’s a very kind person. She’s always in control of the situation, and she’s very caring, and she has a good heart.

     

    Name: Melissa and Isaac
    Age: 24 (Melissa), 20 (Isaac)
    Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA
    Occupation: Pharmacy technician (Melissa), “I fly drones for a living” (Isaac)
    Number of Nocturnals: Second time (Melissa), first (Isaac)
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend?
    Melissa: The people on the stilts; it’s pretty cool. I like the uphill of the stage, because you can be in the back and still see everything.
    Isaac: The environment—everyone is so friendly, no matter who you are.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want?
    Melissa: Pasquale, because he’s all about the PLUR.

     

    Name: Vivian
    Age: 18
    Hometown: Pomona, CA
    Occupation: Right now, I’m going to school for psychology and currently working at a lame-ass job, saving up money to rave.
    Number of Nocturnals: First
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? Just the vibes here—everyone is just so nice. I feel free.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? Pasquale, because he’s awesome. He created this; this is peace, and that’s what we need in this world.

     

    Name: John
    Age: 44
    Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
    Occupation: Animal control officer
    Number of Nocturnals: 2
    What’s been the highlight of your weekend? Walking around. It’s really beautiful out here, the scenery.
    If you could nominate anyone for president, who would you want? Britney Spears. I think she’d make things better. Thing might be a little simpler, because it’s Britney, bitch.

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