Electric Zoo Will Carry On in Face of Hurricane Ida

New York City’s Electric Zoo festival will go on as scheduled this Labor Day Weekend. In a tweet, festival organizers praised the cities infrastructure and drainage systems as the key factor in EZoo’s green light. This is a much more positive outcome than the which buckled under the plight of Hurricane Ida.

Weather.com predicts less than a five percent chance of rain for Friday and Saturday, under 25% for Sunday. A dreamy mid-seventies temperature means this will be pleasant weather this weekend…although the grounds may be a bit muddy.

Electric Zoo is an urban festival that takes place every labor day weekend. It is located on Randall’s Island: smack dab in the middle of Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx, in the middle of the East River. Given the unpredictable weather of a New York September, it is common to experience heat waves, lightning storms, and, in this case, Hurricanes.

The Good News

Electric Zoo is unveiling a brand new stage system called ‘The Hive’ for 2021. It will be complete with an expanded dance floor, over a thousand LED panels, and built-in Pyrotechnics. See the teaser here.

The Festival lineup will include , , , , , and on the main stage, with , , , , and (among others) rounding out the alternative stages.

In regards to Covid, there is no mention of vaccine, negative test, or mask requirements for Electric Zoo. However, they do have a refund policy, where if you have proof of positive test in the 14-day isolation window and submit it by September 5th, you are eligible for a full refund.