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Addictedtoedm / Maria Rosa Flatt

New yr, new competition season. Ultra, EDC, Electric Forest— and certain, Coachella—are throughout the nook. Whether you’re a first-timer or seasoned raver, we have now some solutions that will help you plan in your subsequent competition.

[It is important to note that non-camping festivals are usually stricter with certain things. Always check the website in order to avoid any confiscation of your belongings.]

Inside the Grounds: 

First, there are apparent issues like your ticket/wristband, sunscreen, and ID. If you’re in an enormous group have your rave mother and father designate the requirements. Let’s be actual, each group wants a rave mother or father.

1). Water bottle backpack: There’s CamelBak, Vibedration, and a ton of others to select from. This is a #1 precedence.

2). A Spraying Water Bottle. It is very easy to overheat. 20 Must-Haves For Festival Season - EDMTunes






three). BoomBoom Inhalers or the usual possibility, Vicks VapoInhaler. It smells good and offers you a pleasant increase of power.

four). Fannypack or a waist pack. Difference? Fannypack is a bit chunkier and good in case you’re bringing extra stuff. Waist packs are extra form-fitting and sometimes used for operating so there isn’t as a lot area. Both are perfect for festivals, particularly in case you don’t need to put on a backpack.

5). Cash. Technical difficulties are sure to occur. Also, tip your bartenders and the concession stand staff. They are doing the Lord’s work.

6). Extra socks. Mud, sweat, rain…Consider bringing a backup.

7). Baby wipes: Port-a-potties are inclined to run out of TP…and it’s refreshing in your tush.

eight). Portable Charger. Don’t let your cellphone destroy your day – hold it charged.

9). A Watch. If you occur to overlook your transportable charger and your cellphone dies, having a watch is a godsend. Also, in case you have a FitBit take into account bringing that. Get these steps in.

10). Bandana — however make it style.

11). Deodorant. Seriously, carry it. You know who you’re.

12). Ear Plugs. It may not look ‘cool’ however just do it. There’s solely a lot your eardrums can take.

13 & 14). Comfy Shoes and Breathable Clothes. Denim isn’t one of the best thought. Consider shorts, joggers, Spandex, crop tops, tie-dye tanks, or no matter you assume is cute/appears good. Raves are all about freedom of expression. It’s a secure place to carry out the loopy in you and never really feel judged.

15). Totems (if allowed). Totems normally have a top restriction, which could be irritating as a result of it type of defeats the aim. However, there are methods to get across the limitations. Find the commercial designer in you.

Some Fun Stuff:

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  • Diffraction/Kaleidoscope Glasses

  • Hippie Sticks

  • Kandi. PLUR. We all keep in mind receiving our first Kandi. It’s a particular second. Share that have. Pass alongside the nice vibes.
  • Markers to write down on backpacks or footwear or nevertheless you need to keep in mind this occasion. It might turn out to be useful.
  • Glitter! Sure it by no means comes off, nevertheless it’s enjoyable!


Although you’re not essentially going full-on survivor mode, you do should be ready. We love a very good tenting competition. There’s a stronger sense of neighborhood. Maybe since you’re all nasty and skip showers (Again, deodorant).
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1). Tarps. Important for any tenting journey. Bring an additional.

2). Banners/Flags/Totems. You’ll want these to search out your means again to your campground. Plus it makes your campsite cozy. It’s imagined to really feel like your property away from dwelling.

three). A heat sleeping bag and/or an air mattress (in addition to pillows and blankets). You need your tent to be as snug as doable. After a day of raving, you’ll be nasty and drained and probably chilly relying on the place you’re. A snug sleeping scenario will go a good distance.

5). A Cooler: If you have got cash to drop on a Yeti, by all means, do it. They will final a lifetime. We do have some friendlier-priced options. There’s even this backpack-turned cooler in case you’re attempting to maintain issues mild.

EDMTunes Swag

Shameless plug incoming. We’re launching our personal shirts with Sub Label for competition season. You can decide up yours by clicking the images under!

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Final Thoughts

You’re all adults. Don’t be dumb and have enjoyable.

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