From mind-blowing kaleidoscope rave glasses to essential hydration supplies, how you pack for a rave can make or break the experience. Bringing a combination of fun and functional items will ensure that you have a blast while also staying safe and comfortable. Don’t be that person borrowing everything from your better-prepared friends!
We put together a list of essential items to bring along to make sure you have a fantastic time, whether you’re dancing the night away at a local warehouse party or camping out at Electric Daisy Carnival. Consider this your official rave packing list!
1. Kaleidoscope Glasses
Our incredible rainbow tie-dye glasses bend and transform lights into amazing sunburst and rainbow patterns that are sure to enhance your visual experience in a major way. They take an already great rave and make it a breathtaking sensory whirlwind. It’s next-level entertainment that you won’t want to do without.
Our kaleidoscope rave glasses come in all sorts of shapes, colors, and styles, including longer-lasting plastic diffraction glasses for personal use, as well as single-use paper frames that are perfect for handing out to old and new friends alike.
Besides enhancing lights and lasers, our kaleidoscope glasses also double as fireworks glasses—perfect for outdoor festivals like Burning Man, Coachella, or Tomorrowland.
2. Portable Battery Pack & Charger Cable
Finding an opportunity to plug in and watch your phone is a rarity at raves, and that’s if they even have outlets available at all.
Fortunately, portable battery packs are pretty affordable these days, and you should have no problem finding one that fits right into your backpack, fanny pack, or even your pocket. Look for a pack with at least 10000mAh, which means it will be able to charge most devices a few times over.
3. Fanny Pack
A fanny pack can hold all your small items, including your kaleidoscope glasses (when you’re not wearing them), your chapstick, gum, cash, ID, and other items you’ll want to keep on your person at all times.
A purse or small bag can easily be left behind or stolen, and they’re not exactly dance-friendly. Also, depending on where you’re going, you may not be allowed to bring a handbag into the club.
4. Comfortable Shoes
You’ve got your kaleidoscope rave glasses on your head, but what do you have on your feet? When you’re thinking about the right kind of footwear for your next rave, think form and function. You want your shoes to be stylish and on-point just like your kaleidoscope glasses, but you want to make sure they’re comfortable too.
Make sure whatever shoes you pick have been worn a time or two before you head to the rave; the last thing you want is a blister from having to break in a new pair of flats. After all, you’ll be standing—and dancing—for hours at a time!
5. Glow-in-the-Dark Stickers
While you look amazing in your kaleidoscope glasses, dancing under the neon lights, and all the other hijinks that come your way, bringing small party favors to a rave is a great way to make new friends. Our glow-in-the-dark stickers are small enough to fit in your pocket or fanny pack to bring into the rave, but bright enough to draw attention. These nostalgic stickers can be passed out, be a fun conversation starter, and any light will recharge its glow!
6. Other Must-Haves
In addition to your kaleidoscope rave glasses, here are some other ideas to add to your packing list:
- Antibacterial cleansing wipes
- Clothes for layering
- Ear plugs
- Headlamp or small flashlight
- Hydration pack and powder
- Reflective, neon, holographic, and glow-in-the-dark accessories
Order Your Kaleidoscope Glasses Today
Going to a rave should be an exciting night of heart-pounding music, good friends, and exciting experiences. We’re thrilled to offer a selection of rave glasses that will make your night truly unforgettable. We can even create custom rave glasses and custom neon fireworks glasses just for you and your crew. Savor every magical moment with diffraction glasses from Rainbow Symphony!