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25 Items to Snag on Amazon Before Movement 2024

Movement 2024 is Memorial Day Weekend, and if you’re like me, you probably have certain needs to cover your ass when it comes to going to a festival. Thankfully, after visiting this festival every year since 2009, I’ve got you covered on things you should have on hand when you pass through the Hart Plaza gates.

 

Keep in mind, small bags, single-compartment backpacks, plush backpacks, and purses (maximum 12″x12″) are what is allowed for attendees at the festival.

 

Megababe Thigh Rescue Anti-Chafe Stick

If you’re a “thicc homie” you understand that chafing really sucks and it hurts. If you want to avoid feeling all of that, here’s a “Thigh Rescue” for you! And if you are a guy, don’t worry, they have “guy branded” versions too.

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4 Pack Cooling Towel

 

It gets hot in Hart Plaza, and depending on how well you handle heat, these cooling towels might be worth packing to keep yourself from overheating.

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Multi USB Charging Adapter Cable Kit

 

If you’re constantly capturing memories, your phone is probably going to die at some point. This kit keeps you equipped with the right cords for today’s smartphones and has multiple adapters to keep everyone powered up — just pair it with the perfect power bank and you’re all set!

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Body Glide Foot Glide Anti Blister Balm

 

We don’t know about you, but we’ve had our fair share of blisters after walking and dancing 3 days all day long in Hart Plaza. Try out this anti-blister balm to avoid the pain!

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Portable Travel Door Lock for Hotel Room

Whether you’re traveling to Movement alone, with friends, or your partner, make sure you protect yourself as much as you can. If you’re hitting up a hotel or an AirBnB, this portable travel door lock will keep you extra secure. Can’t hurt, right?

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Sony ZV-1 Digital Camera for Content Creators

 

This Sony point-and-shoot camera is set for content creation, so if you’re an aspiring influencer or didn’t get a media approval this year for Movement, being strapped with more than your phone can help you capture the event as best as possible. Plus, Sony Zeiss lenses are some of the best around, and the 1.8-2.8 notes on the front of the lens indicate that it will operate well in low-light scenarios. Just don’t start posting 100 photos in albums on Facebook, this isn’t 2006.

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Ear Plugs

 

These are described for Sleeping Noise Cancelling, Reusable Silicone Sound Blocking Earplugs, Waterproof Noise Reduction Ear Plugs for Swimming, Concerts, Snoring, and more. They come with 50 pairs, but given that the cost is so low, this will set you and your friends up for the future fests you attend after Movement! While there are a lot of really expensive earplugs out on the market, when you’re going to festivals, sometimes going cheap is the way to go – that way you don’t lose your earplugs and lament over it for years to come (we have experience in this area).

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High-Waisted Black Biker Shorts for Women

 

Statistically, it’s always pretty hot at Movement. And if you’re looking for a way to stay cool, dry, and aren’t into wearing ravewear, these shorts come with a pocket to hold your smartphone.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini EVO Instant Camera

Are you interested in having tangible photos? The Instax Mini Evo is digital, but you can get Polaroid-style film for it to print your digital shots when you want them!

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Clear Backpack for Stadium Events 12x12x6

Having the right size bag to carry all your essentials is… well… ESSENTIAL. This 12x12x6 backpack is the approved size for Movement Festival, and the 360-clear style will help you get through security a lot faster.

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Tile Slim 1-Pack. Thin Bluetooth Tracker, Wallet Finder

Look, we’re not saying you’re irresponsible. We’re just saying shit happens. We’ve lost our wallet before and we’ll still lose our wallets in the future, but this may actually help you if you do lose yours. This tile is the size of a business card that is Bluetooth-tracked up to 250 feet. It’s also water resistant and is compatible with iOS and Android.

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3-PACK Velvet Hair Tie Scrunchies, THE ORIGINAL HIDDEN POCKET SCRUNCHIE with Zipper Pocket Storage

Keep your money right at your wrist, hold onto your party favors, and stay in style with this 3-pack that you wear either in your hair or on your wrist. This also can help you avoid pickpockets.

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Undercover Bra Wallet, Hidden Travel Pouch, Secret Stash Pocket

If carrying a wallet stresses you out as a woman, here’s your new best friend. As long as you’re not wearing ravewear, you can conceal your belongings by connecting your cards to your bra.

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URBAN DECAY All Nighter Setting Spray

We’ve got a testimonial for you: If you’re wearing makeup and want to keep it on, there’s no better than Urban Decay’s All Nighter setting spray. We have used this for past Movement Festivals and our makeup stayed intact, even on 90-degree days. For the best application, spray your primed face, apply your foundation, spray again, add your eyes, eyebrows, lips, etc, and spray again. While your lips are going to wear over the day (eating, kissing, drinking), the rest of it’s gonna stick around unless you’re trapped in a hurricane.

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Collapsible Water Bottle

 

Keep your water close, you gotta stay hydrated! These collapsable water bottles come in clutch, and you can shove it in your bag when it’s empty until you hit a refill station. This bottle also comes with a carabiner so you can clip it to your backpack while you’re on the move.

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mophie Power Bank

 

This is a rapid-charge power bank that is slated to charge your phone up to 50% within 30 minutes. It includes a USB-A to USB-C cord, but if you have an iPhone you’ll need to bring your own cord. You can also charge 2 devices at once, and it has light indicators to let you know how much power is left inside the bank. Definitely worth it if you tend to record video for your memories.

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BURTS BEES Cooling Body Wipes 30Ct

 

Burts Bees wipes are pretty popular when it comes to facial cleansing, but these are a new level of help. Not only do these body wipes bring a helpful cooling feeling, but it is also said to deodorize, leaving you fresh throughout the day at Movement.

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant and Non-Greasy Sunscreen Lotion, Broad Spectrum SPF 70

We give our full support to this particular sunscreen. While a lot of people will scoff at the 70 SPF and maybe opt for 40, you have to remember that much of Hart Plaza doesn’t have a ton of shade cover unless you’re in VIP, so stacking yourself up with at least 70 will almost guarantee no sunburns, and having 3 FL OZ of it will be enough to cover you for reapplication through the weekend. This is a cream, as aerosols are not allowed at Movement.

 

Native Whole Body Deodorant Stick Deodorant for Men and Women | 72 Hour Odor Protection, Aluminum Free with Coconut Oil and Shea Butter | Unscented

As someone who’s participated in a lot of comic-cons and anime conventions, reminding people to wear deodorant isn’t us copping out on a spot on this list. In fact, there are a lot of people who apparently don’t think or don’t know they smell. Don’t be one of those people and pack this full-body deodorant that lasts for “72 hours.” I’d still reapply when I feel as if it was needed. And just a friendly tip – pack this in a ziplock bag in case the heat gets out of control. Once again, aerosols are not allowed at Movement, so this stick is your best-case scenario.

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Women’s UPF 50+ Sun Protection Shirt Long Sleeve Athletic Hoodies

Sometimes it gets chilly near the water at night, so packing a long-sleeved shirt that’s thin enough to not make you sweat is totally worth it. This SPF protection hoodie is lightweight and will be thick enough to help that waterfront chill but not be too toasty for the evening.

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Men’s UPF 50+ Rash Guard Swim Shirt Long Sleeve Athletic Hoodies Lightweight

Same setup as the previous listing for the Women’s version, sometimes it gets chilly near the water at night, so packing a long-sleeved shirt that’s thin enough to not make you sweat is totally worth it. This rash guard protection hoodie is lightweight and will be thick enough to help that waterfront chill but not be too toasty for the evening.

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Dr. Scholl’s Walk Longer Insoles for Walking, Hiking, and Standing on Feet All-Day – For Women

Standing, walking, and sometimes running to your sets all day long will wear you out and make your feet hurt. Prepare yourself by snagging some inserts for your shoes. These inserts for women have shock absorbers, and are said to protect joints, boasting that you can walk 50% longer without muscle fatigue to stop soreness in the feet and legs.

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Dr. Scholl’s Work All-Day Superior Comfort Insoles (with) Massaging Gel, 1 Pair, Trim to Fit – Men

As we said for the women’s listing, Standing, walking, and sometimes running to your sets all day long will wear you out and make your feet hurt. Prepare yourself by snagging some inserts for your shoes. These inserts are for men, and boast a gel that reduces the impact to shock on muscles and joints while walking on hard surfaces so you and your feet stay energized.

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Folding Designer Sunglasses For Men & Women

You’re gonna want sunglasses no matter what, but these cheap and foldable sunglasses are perfect for packing into your very small backpack for the weekend. A lot of people will wear sunglasses on their head when they’re not using them, but this foldable design makes it easier to stash them when you’re not using them. Plus, if you do lose them, they’re not more than $20 so no harm done.

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Handheld Mini Fan, 3 IN 1 Hand Fan, USB Rechargeable Small Pocket Fan with Power Bank, Flashlight

If you know you get hot, this portable fan might be the right tool for you. It comes with a wrist strap so you can keep it on you for convenience, and doubles as a power bank and a flashlight. We’ve got one of these and it’s super convenient. While we do suggest packing a longer-lasting power bank overall, this could be your emergency backup if your other power bank dies.

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Purell Advanced Refreshing Gel Hand Sanitizer, 1 Oz, Clean Scent

Maybe the topic of hand sanitizer is still triggering post-pandemic, but keep those germs at bay and make sure you pack some hand sanitizer to use before you eat some food from one of the many food stalls in the center of Movement Festival.

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Ami Nicole AKA ACRONYM is a Swiss Army Knife of Creativity. Her talents range from Photographer to Journalist, Content Creator to Director, and Arts & Music Event Curator. Fluent in Social Media Strategy, Promotions, and Concert Coverage (Photo & Written), she has bylines in 'High Times Magazine,' 'Merry Jane,' 'The Oakland Press,' 'The Macomb Daily,' and over 60 Beasley Media Group Radio Station sites across the U.S.. Keep up with her adventures at @acronymis.jpeg on Instagram, @acronymis on TikTok, Twitter, and more.

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