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27 September 2013

30,000 People Begin Streaming into TomorrowWorld for the Start of the Olympics of EDM

Friday, 27 September 2013, marks the official start of TomorrowWorld, billed as the Olympics of Electronic Dance Music (EDM).

From the wee hours of Thursday morning, thousands of people began streaming into Georgia towards their final destination; a horse farm in south Fulton County that will host 150,000 individuals from seventy-five different countries over three days this weekend. Some folks drove twelve hours or more from places like Pennsylvania, Texas, and California just so they could be at Bouckaert's Farm when TomorrowWorld opens the Book of Wisdom.

The Union City Wal-Mart served as a meeting point for these people to gather and meet friends.

(People of TomorrowWorld gather for a group picture in the Union City Wal-Mart parking lot before heading to TomorrowWorld.)


As early as 4:30AM, cars were converging on the local Wal-Mart parking lot. Folks were flocking to the store, picking up their last minute supplies. As the sun rose, people began throwing the football around. Eventually, the Wal-Mart manager came out, caught a few passes, took some pictures of the crowd gathered, and brought news of specials and sales going on in his store.

Not to be outdone, Larry's Beverage Outlet sent an associate over with word of their drink specials.

With the 9 o'clock hour approaching, the caravan of cars began assembling to begin the last leg of their journey to TomorrowWorld.

Drawing more than a few curious onlookers as they made a right onto Hwy. 138, with horns honking, the car cavalcade left the Union City Wal-Mart. After a few twists and turns on the road (as well as some congested traffic), the people of TomorrowWorld arrived home and began setting up camp in a city built just for them; Dreamville.