Ultimate Survival Tips and Tricks for Raves and Festivals

Ultimate Survival Tips and Tricks for Raves and Festivals

Ultimate Survival Tips and Tricks for Raves and Festivals


EDM music festivals and raves are all about having fun, enjoying the music, and dancing with friends. However, with large crowds, unpredictable weather conditions, and long hours on your feet, it's important to be prepared for anything. In this article, we'll share some of our top survival tips and tricks to help you have a safe and memorable festival experience.

Packing Essentials

  • Create a packing list to make sure you don't forget anything important
  • Don't forget to bring a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated
  • Pack sunscreen, hand sanitizer, and wet wipes to stay clean and protect your skin
  • Bring a small backpack to carry all your essentials, but make sure it meets the festival's bag policy
  • Consider bringing a portable charger to keep your phone charged

Staying Safe

  • Know the location of the medical tent and emergency exits
  • Don't accept drinks from strangers, and keep an eye on your own drink at all times
  • Stick with your friends and make a plan to meet up if you get separated
  • Watch out for signs of heat exhaustion and seek medical attention if necessary
  • Be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe

Dressing for Success

  • Wear comfortable shoes that you can dance in for hours
  • Dress in layers and be prepared for unpredictable weather conditions
  • Consider wearing a hat or sunglasses to protect your face from the sun
  • Pack a poncho or raincoat in case of rain
  • Don't forget to bring a fanny pack or money belt to keep your valuables close

Fueling Your Body

  • Eat a balanced meal before you head to the festival to fuel your body
  • Bring snacks to keep your energy levels up throughout the day
  • Stay hydrated by drinking water regularly, especially if you're dancing and sweating a lot
  • Consider bringing electrolyte supplements or sports drinks to replenish lost nutrients

Other Tips and Tricks

  • Bring earplugs to protect your hearing from loud music
  • Pack a bandana or face mask to protect your lungs from dust and dirt
  • Make a plan to meet up with your friends in case you get separated
  • Bring cash, as some vendors may not accept credit cards
  • Download the festival's app to stay up-to-date on schedules and important information


With these survival tips and tricks, you'll be prepared for anything that comes your way at an EDM music festival or rave. Don't forget to check out MyLittleRave.com for all your festival outfit and accessory needs to help make your festival experience even better!

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