Area 404

Area 404

Following on from its unveiling to the world over Halloween, Area404 will throw open the gates once again to ring in the New Year in true Boomtown style. Over the 31st December and 1st January, we will be welcoming you in from the wastelands to rave together under one roof in an industrial complex, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before…

Step into the dystopian dreamscape of AREA 404 for a spectacular Boomtown New Year’s Eve Gathering and New Year’s Day Special like no other - propelling the world of indoor parties into a new dimension entirely … 

Area 404 // New Year’s Eve Gathering - 31st December 2019
You’re recruited to become a survivor in the nuclear quarantine zone of AREA 404. Get immersed in an otherworldly realm of sound and vision across five distinct audio zones…

Our co-headliners for New Year’s Eve will be the legendary David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan and a DJ set from festival favourites Chinese Man… Keep an eye on official comms for more line up reveals.
Get ready for a one-off, theatrically immersive experience as well as an extra special midnight spectacular!

DRESS CODE: Think wasteland scavengers, radioactive mutants and toxic zombies…more inspiration here.
Area 404 // New Year’s Day Special - 1st January 2020 An inclusive party in a post-apocalyptic paradise… express yourself at a one-off New Year’s Day extravaganza with some of the best LGBTQ+ collectives from the festival & beyond…!

We’ve teamed up with the iconic London collective Little Gay Brother, Bristol’s own B.Please, Metropolis Pleasuredome heroes Viva La Disco and Fallout Disco aka Shambarber. DSTRKT 5 favourites Red Rash Inn will be transforming the Engine Room with their own brand of risqué cabaret.

Hot Chip will headline with a three hour DJ set along with the best in house, disco, techno across all other rooms as well as some unexpected surprises!

Kicking off at 2pm with a midnight close - this all-day extravaganza is the best way to start 2020…

DRESS CODE: Dress up to get down… think post-apoca-fabulous & wasteland chic. Anything goes on NYD!