What to Wear to Lightning in a Bottle Festival 2024, Buena Vista Lake, Bakersfield, California

What to Wear to Lightning in a Bottle Festival 2024, Buena Vista Lake, Bakersfield, California

Our 2024 Festival Clothing Guide | Furrocious Furr

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What is Lightning in a Bottle?

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Are you ready to get lit at Lightning in a Bottle Festival? This magical event is a fusion of music, art, and sustainability that will leave you electrified! From May 22-27 over Memorial Day weekend, head down to Buena Vista Lake in Bakersfield, California to join the tribe of festival-goers for a celebration of creativity, consciousness, and community.

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With an impressive lineup of world-renowned musicians, visionary art installations, a wide variety of artisanal vendors selling amazing jewelry, fashion and so much more, and workshops on everything from yoga to permaculture, this festival is a one-of-a-kind experience.  

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The Lightning in a Bottle Festival is not just an incredible music and arts event - it's a feast for the eyes! The festival grounds are transformed into a magical wonderland, with breathtaking art installations, stunning lighting displays, performers in outrageous costumes, artists creating and unique stage designs that will leave you speechless.

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Everywhere you turn, there's something new and exciting to discover, from hidden dance floors to interactive art exhibits.

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And the best part? The decorations change and evolve year after year, so even if you've been to Lightning in a Bottle before, you're in for a whole new experience every time. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of color, creativity, and pure festival magic!

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So get your camping gear ready and come dance, explore, and connect under the stars at Lightning in a Bottle!

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What Should You Wear to Lightening in a Bottle?

Are you planning to attend Lightning in a Bottle Festival but unsure of what to wear? Fear not, we've got you covered! This vibrant event calls for a playful and eclectic fashion sense that embodies the festival's free-spirited and creative atmosphere.

When it comes to dancing, the key is to dress for movement! Opt for flowy pieces, lightweight fabrics, comfy knits and clothing that won't hold you back from busting a move on the dance floor.

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For all you adventure seekers out there, stretchy fabrics, leggings, sports bras, shorts and tanks are a must for yoga and other daytime workshops. Plus, don't forget to pack some swimwear and fun coverups for taking a dip in the lake or lounging on the shore.

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And last but not least, remember to dress for fun! Bright colors, playful prints, and creative outfits are always welcome at Lightning in a Bottle Festival. So let your inner fashionista run wild and don't be afraid to show off your unique style!

black mens festival outfit Outfit by @eternal.mode

Don't let the warm daytime temperatures fool you! When the sun sets at Lightning in a Bottle, the temperatures can drop faster than the bass. Be sure to pack some layers and mindful nighttime outfits to keep you warm and comfortable while you dance the night away. Remember, it's better to be over-prepared than underdressed!

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Day Time Outfit Ideas

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Outfit by @Zenma_design

Women's Top & Bottoms

Ladies let your imagination run wild with flashy bikini tops and short skirts, patterned rompers, stretchy mini dresses or high-waisted shorts paired with crop tops, cut out bodysuits, mesh/ see through layers, flowy shorts/ shorts, booty shorts, textured fabrics, fun patterns, shine & sparkles, tie-dye, neon brights or soft pastels, or all boho looks.

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Outfit by @warriorwithindesigns

Some of our favorite hand made women's festival fashion brands: 











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Leggings by @kapowmeggings

Men's Top & Bottoms

Gentlemen, keep it cool and comfortable with colorful button-up shirts and breathable shorts, or express your style with graphic tees or tank and joggers that won't restrict your dance moves.  

Men's hand made festival fashion brands: 









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Kimono by @kimonodave

Layering Pieces

Don't forget to pack some lightweight layers that will take your festival fashion to the next level in addition to shielding  you from the sun or breezy weather.  Bring colorful, printed or interesting fabricated kimonos, dusters, hoodies, vests, scarfs, and wraps. These pieces can make a fashion statement as well as keeping you looking cool and feeling comfortable throughout the day.

Hand crafted kimonos we love: 






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Women's LED sequin vest

Night Time Outfit Ideas

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Women's Night Time Fashion

When it comes to female nighttime festival fashion, the sky's the limit!  Take your festival clothing to the next level with holographic outfits, rainbow sequins, metallic stripes, bright colors, bold prints, cool textures.  We love body con festival dresses, sparkle mesh over lays, sexy cut outs, boho looks, fringe, chains, dangly sparkle pieces, flared pants, cool leggings, sexy onesies, matching sets, etc. These looks will have you looking and feeling nothing but fierce and fresh.  Just remember to pack some warmer pieces to layer over your nighttime outfits, as temperatures can drop quickly after dark.

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Outfit by @eternal.mode

Men's Night Time Fashion

Fellas, it's time to step up your fashion game and show off your nighttime festival style! Swap out those daytime shorts for a pair of unique pants, printed leggings, rave pants, or trendy joggers paired with a bold graphic tee or button-up shirt.  Kimonos, vests or dusters with a bare chest are also a popular look.  And for those cooler evenings, don't forget to bring a cozy hoodie or light jacket to keep you warm while you're dancing the night away.

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Outfits by @aumi

Men & Women hand made festival fashion:

Festival party-wear @aumi

Hippie festival wear rave outfits @warriorwithindesigns

Desert wear nomadic designs @yoshizencouture

Desert wear @glorka, @theomnicollection

Steampunk @firekult

Tie-dye @psytiedye

Psychedelic graphics @jumbieart

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Warm Coats/Jackets

When it comes to nighttime festival fashion, you can never be too prepared! Don't let a sudden drop in temperature ruin your vibe - bring an outerwear option like a vest, light coat, or thicker warmer coat to keep you cozy and comfortable all night long.

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And if you're looking for a stylish and super comfy option, a faux fur coat or vest from Furrocious Furr is the way to go! With plenty of pockets and signature backpack straps, you can easily switch from hot to cool and from cold to warm by wearing the coat or vest like a backpack. Talk about a festival game-changer! So don't forget to pack your favorite outerwear options to stay comfortable and stylish no matter what the weather brings. 

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Women's LED Petite Playa Coat, LED Temptress Coat

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Outfit and boots @dollskill

Festival Footwear 

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As the sun sets and the party heats up, you'll want to make sure you have a pair or two of closed-toed shoes or boots.  Not only do they keep your toes safe from the crowds, but they'll also give you the support you need to dance the night away without a care.  Comfort is key, make sure your shoes can keep up with your dance moves.  From cool sneakers to trendy ankle boots your footwear is a way to add some style to your festival look.

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Accessorizing is a great way to add some personality and fun to your festival outfits! With so many unique and colorful accessories available, you're sure to find something that perfectly complements your style and adds a pop of excitement to your festival look. So why not embrace the festival spirit and add some playful accessories to your wardrobe?

black mens festival outfit Outfit by @eternal.mode

Accessories such as sunglasses, hats, parasols, holsters, and jewelry are a must to complete your festival look. Keep in mind that comfort is key, as you'll be dancing and exploring all day long. So, let your creativity run wild, and embrace the festival's colorful and carefree style! 

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Shorty Duke Coat in Hot Pink Wolf, fanny pack by @sojourner

Back Packs, Fanny Packs, Holsters, etc

A backpack or fanny pack is not only stylish, but it's also super useful for carrying all your festival essentials. And if you're feeling extra adventurous, a holster can keep your phone, ID, and money safe and secure while you dance the night away.

Shop Sojourne@mysticfables, or Ellko and Uber Gypsy fashion on Etsy

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Holster by @wildjunedesigns

Leather holsters

Leather Holsters are a popular way for carrying your essentials. We like @mysticfables, or Ellko and Uber Gypsy fashion on Etsy.  For vegan leather holsters check out @wildjunedesigns.


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Hat by @whocares_whynot

Sunglasses & Hats

Don't forget to protect your eyes and skin from the desert sun with some funky sunglasses and a stylish hat!

Shop hats from LoveKhoas, @tribechians, @thatdomepiece

Shop sunglasses from Wherelight, @medusacomplex_fashion, @mywillows, @ayaheye

body jewelry
Body Jewelry by @grace_bijoux


For the ultimate festival vibes, add some fun jewelry like neon earrings, layered necklaces, and stacked bracelets. Body chains and jewelry can add a sexy touch to any outfit.  If you really want to stand out in the crowd, go all out with some fairy wings or other playful accessories. At EDC, the fashion game is next level, so don't be afraid to get creative with your accessories!

Organic jewelry @thirdeyepinecones

Crystal jewelry @goghaus 

Lazer cut jewelry @lasertrees

Handmade macrame jewelry @JahdoraGemsShop

Talismanic, earth-inspired jewelry designs Chrysalism

Lazer cut light up pendants @aglowgeo

Shop body jewelry, @MukoShop @grace_bijoux, ForvitniFr 

When it comes to festival footwear, comfort is key! During the day, you'll want to rock a pair of breathable shoes or sandals that will keep your feet cool and comfy as you dance and explore the festival grounds and the lake.

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Men's Green Acid Playa Coat, Men's LED sequin vest

Get the Perfect Warm & Cozy Faux Fur Fashion from Furrocious Furr

In conclusion, dressing for a festival like Lightning in a Bottle is all about comfort, style, and fun. And when it comes to staying warm and cozy during the chilly nighttime hours, there's no better choice than a high-quality faux fur coat or vest from Furrocious Furr.

With their handcrafted designs, luxurious materials, and wide range of styles and colors, Furrocious Furr coats, vest, hoods, scarves are are the perfect addition to any festival outfit. So why settle for less when you can stay warm, stylish, and oh-so-comfy with Furrocious Furr? 

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"Cotton Candy" Women' s Petite Playa Coat

When it comes to our faux fur coats for both men and women, we pride ourselves on delivering the perfect fit. By referring to our detailed size chart, you can be sure that your Furrocious Furr coat will feel like a cozy and comforting embrace. And if your measurements fall outside of our standard sizes, we offer customizations to ensure the perfect fit just for you. With Furrocious Furr, you can enjoy both style and comfort without compromise.

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And if you can't find your dream coat or accessory, we offer custom ordersso you can create the perfect piece just for you.

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Men's Faux Tie Dye Vest

In Stock, Ready to Ship

For last minute shopper you can always check our in stock items that are ready to ship

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 To add a fun layer of warmth to your outfit check out our Simian Hoods

Fur Hoods, Scarves etc.

Explore our furry accessories collection that includes animal hoods, boot covers, scarves, infinity scarves, and paws. We can customize them in any faux fur of your preference.

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Men's LED Sequin King CoatWomen'd LED Petite Playa Coat

LED Coats & Vests

If you are really wanting to stand out from the crowd be sure to check out our exclusive LED Collection.  We guarantee hours of fun with 200 Light changing patterns controlled with a blur tooth app on your phone.

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Yes, Lightning in a Bottle Festival has a camping area. They offer car camping, RV passes, and glamping packages.

Yes, Lightning in a Bottle Festival is held outside at Buena Vista Lake in Bakersfield, California.

It can get cold at night at Lightning in a Bottle Festival. Temperatures are in the 80's to 90's during the day and can get down to the 50's at night. The days get a bit too hot to handle and the nights get so cold you can see your breath. Be prepared to seek shade in the day, and bundle up at night!

Over 27,000 people attend Lightning in a Bottle Festival (LIB).

Lightning in a Bottle Festival (LIB) began in 2004.

Lightning in a Bottle is a unique experience beyond any ordinary music festival and produced by the Do LaB. There is art, culture, performance, community, workshops and so much more.

Depending on the weather, faux fur coats can be great for night time at Lightning in a Bottle Festival. The temperatures can drop at night and a faux fur coat is going to be cozy and comfortable.

Furrocious Furr makes the best faux fur coats for Lightning in a Bottle Festival. Furrocious faux fur coats are not only stylish and fashionable but completely functional for all your festival needs. They have a wide variety of styles for men and women to choose from. Furrocious Furr coats are extremely comfortable and cozy. Each coat is made of the softest faux fur and most high quality materials, super cozy lining, has multiple pockets, and backpack straps so when its too hot you can wear you coat like a cape and never have to put it on the ground. Save your self the trouble of illuminating yourself with blinky string lights and get a LED Furrocious Furr Coat. You are immediately lite up with the push of a button and ready for a safe night in the dark forest.

Furrocious Furr makes the warmest festival coats compared to other brands. In addition to thier wide range of faux fur from thin to thick, to super thick, to various faux chinchilla qulaities, they use a plush minky cuddle lining that adds extra warmth and coziness to each coat. They have the level of warmth each person needs.

Furrocious Furr makes the softest faux fur coats for Lightning in a Bottle Festival. They only use the highest quality faux fur which are all extremely soft. The faux chinchilla furs are by far the softest.

You can get a nice faux fur coat made in China for under $100 on Amazon. But there is no guarantee how well it will fit and how long it will last. It also won't have multiple pockets and other design features that a more expensive faux fur coat will have. If you are looking for fast disposable fashion you can buy a cheap nice faux fur coat but it you want a quality faux fur coat that will last and be eco friendly a more expensive coat is the better option in the long run.

Depending on how cold you get, we recommend a shorter style coat made lighter weight fur or a vest. LEDS, Novelty fabrics and sequins are also great options for faux fur coats or vests.

Yes, a faux fur coat is warm enough for Lightning in a Bottle Festival. With temperatures dropping into the 60's at night, its nice to have a warm and cozy faux fur coat for outside festivals. Faux fur coats range in thickness and levels of warmth. You should choose a faux fur coat that matches your level of tolerance in cold temperatures.

Faux furs coats CAN get wet, but it not recommended. It's best to keep it dry whenever possible. Rain won't ruin a faux fur coat and will dry hung in a ventialted area. Use a brush to fluff the fur back to life after it dries.

Yes. We recommend dry cleaning your faux fur coat at a reputabe cleaner for best results. You can also hand wash in cool water with a mild detergent or shampoo. Hang to dry. No heat.

Yes, you can wash a coat covered in dust and dirt. You must you a machine gental cylce. Too much agitation will ruin the fur. Air dry. No Heat!

It is recommended that you dry clean your faux fur coat after going to a festival to refresh it. You can also hand wash in cool water with a mild detergent combined with vinegar. Hang dry the coat in a ventilated area and fluff with brush.

A faux fur coat is made of synthetic acrylic and polyester fibers.

A faux fur coat is 100% ethical and moop free making it the perfect eco conscience choice to wear at Lightning in a Bottle Festival. You may loose a hair or too but its less than the amount you will shed from your head.

Faux Fur coats are not toxic to wear and cause no allergic reactions.

Faux fur is made out of synthetic materials in an attempt to mimic the appearance of animal fur but is made only of synthtic man made fibers making it 100% vegan and animal free.

Faux Fur coats are the not only the fashionable thing to wear at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival but also an essential item to wear to survive cold desert nights. With so many options in faux fur coats today you can express your personal style with a fashionable faux fur coat.

The most important thing to look for in a faux fur coat for festivals is quality, durability, fit, and feel. There are a few things to think about when deciding on which faux fur coat or vest to buy for Lightning in a Bottle Festival. 1. The Fit. You need to make sure the coat is comfortable, feels cozy, and fits over what you plan to wear under it. 2. The Fur. How thick do you need the fur to be? How cold do you get? 3. The style. Do you want a hood? A collar? or perhaps a zip off hood. 4. The Length. Do you want the coat short? mid thigh? knee length? or to the ground?

Fun faux fur was already a part of the rave and club cultures in the 1990's. Faux Fur coats have become an essential part of most people's festival wardrobe.

So many festival goers wear faux fur coats because most importantly they are warm, cozy, and comfortable. They are also love faux fur coats as a way to express their own unique persoanl style.

The style of the faux fur coat a person needs for Lightning in a Bottle Festival depends on that individual's needs and personal taste. For example many guys run hot and don't need the same type of faux fur coat a female who gets cold very easily will need. A faux fur vest is often the best solution for men that run hot. There are also different thicknesses/ warmth levels of faux fur to consider as well as different lengths of faux fur coats ranging, from waist length to floor length. Vests are a great option especially because they come with back pack straps.

Quality faux fur coats are made to be worn and with stand any harsh environment like the desert. Dry cleaning your coat at a reputable cleaner after wearing it at a weekend festival will result in your coat looking like new again. Standard dirt and dust will completely dissolve in the dry cleaning process. Cheap poor quality faux fur coats will just not look as good after a week at festival.

High quality faux fur coats are not moopy. Less faux furs will fall off than hairs on your head. A cheap poor quality faux fur coat may moop.

Furrocious Furr makes the best LED/light-up faux fur coats. They are by far the most durable, high quality LED faux fur coats in the market. The Furrocious Furr LED collection has the widest variety of styles and colors of LED faux fur coats for both men and women.