Whether you’ve just gotten into the EDM sound or have been listening for years, nothing beats going to one of the yearly festivals held all around the world. Although they can be a bit pricey, it is an experience you’ll never forget with a great group of people who all enjoy a particular style of music. Even in just day long festivals, you create a sense of community with your fellow EDM lovers. In order to make sure your time at the festival is a great one, there are a few things to make sure you prepare for.

Drink Lots of Water
One of the biggest tips for anyone attending any sort of festival, especially ones that you will surely dance the night away, is to stay hydrated. Carrying a water bottle around with you to each event is highly suggested in order for the rest of your time to be enjoyable.

Pack Accordingly
A great way to ensure a good time at an EDM festival is by being conscious of what you pack. If the festival allows for attendees to bring backpacks, then consider doing so. It is a great item to have in order to allow free hands for constant dancing and enjoyment. Make sure to pack the essentials, for example, an extra pair of clothes, possibly some earplugs, snacks, money and a portable phone charger.

Be Alert and Aware of your Surroundings
Due to the fact that music festivals, especially EDM, can be very loud, it’s a great idea to get to know your surroundings, including where your parking spot is, the location of the campsite and knowing where exactly you and your friends are in relation to different stages and attractions. Carrying a map and learning the lay of the land will help you when your ears are being drowned out by the music.

Let Loose and Enjoy Yourself
The last thing to expect while attending an EDM festival is a great time. Let loose and enjoy the atmosphere, music and EDM community. You don’t want to miss out on the experience and memories you will make by being too overcautious.

No matter if it’s your first time attending an EDM festival or your 20th time, gathering advise from other festival goers will get you ready for the experience of a lifetime. Knowing what to expect and preparing yourself for any possibilities that can happen will ensure a great time for all involved.