Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is an international annual electronic dance music festival held in the Spring, Summer, and Fall months in the United States, Puerto Rico and the UK as of 2013. Founded by Insomniac Events, the festival has been hosted by venues in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Puerto Rico. Originally a one day Southern California event, the EDC spread to multiple venues in multiple states from June through August. In 2009, the festival was expanded to a two-day event. The Las Vegas event lasted 3 days in 2011 and drew a grand total of 230,000 people and the 2012 event drew a grand total of 300,000+ people. It is the largest North American electronic music festival and dance music event.