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The Ultimate Guide to Electric Zoo
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The Ultimate Guide to Electric Zoo

Electric Zoo is a little under two months away so get ready! The three-day event will take place in New York City from September 2nd through the 4th. This is New York’s premiere electronic dance music festival and one you don’t want to miss.

Event and Lineup

Electric Zoo takes place at the beautiful Randall’s Island Park located along the East River between Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx, the island is in the heart of the Big Apple. It includes numerous fields of spaces to dance and wander around, along with beautiful waterfront views. It’s the perfect venue for those whose hearts belong to the city and the rave scene.

Passes are still on sale for those who are deciding to make the event last minute. Three-day general admission is starting at $279.99. VIP is starting at $599.99 and three-day Platinum is starting at $949.99. There are also two-day, single-day, and ferry and shuttle passes still available on the website as well. Check out the website here for more information.

The event will feature performances from Seven Lions, Porter Robinson, Slander, Gem and Tauri, Jason Ross, Wax Motif, Svdden Death, Armhmr, Whipped Cream, Jauz, John Summit, Dabin, Diplo, Will Clarke, and Subdocta to name a few. This lineup caters to multiple genres of EDM and will be a perfect place to discover a new favorite artist. There will be four different stages to dance your heart out to. There’s Mainstage, Hilltop Arena, Riverside, and The Grove. Four beautiful stages with the gorgeous New York City skyline in the background. Sounds like a dream.

Travel and Hotels

There are numerous to get to this event. For those flying in, the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK),LaGuardia Airport (LGA), andNewark Liberty International Airport (EWR)are the three major airports to fly into. JFK and LaGuardia are easy to fly into if you're staying in Brooklyn or Manhattan. If you're staying in Manhattan, you can also fly into Newark and get into the city in less than an hour. I recommend staying in Midtown if you're new to New York and want to be able to get to the festival easily. It will still be around an hour to the festival, but you'll be staying in a part of the city that has a lot to check out and do—plus it's located pretty centrally.

Randall's Island doesn't have its own MTA station, so you'll have to take the subway up to Harlem or the Bronx and then get a Lyft or Uber or you can just Uber there directly. The 4, 5, and 6 trains will get you really close to the festival, and you can easily hail a ride from anywhere between 116 street and the lower Bronx. If you're not familiar with the NYC subway system, I recommend just taking a rideshare or cab or getting directions from an app like Google Maps.

Electric Zoo has gone above and beyond to make sure that your stay in New York City is as easy as possible. If you need a hotel, you can head over to to book your hotel room for the weekend. There are multiple hotels still available on the website, so don’t worry. Anywhere in New York City is going to be a good time, so don't worry about booking a hotel as close as you can get to the venue. Enjoy New York!

What To Wear

So, you’ve got everything planned down to transportation and lodging but have no clue what to wear. Don’t worry, iHeartRaves always has your back. For my Jauz fans, we have the entire Jauz x iHeartRaves Bite This! collection online and ready to ship. There are bodysuits, pasties, earrings, cropped jerseys, necklaces, and chaps. Numerous new arrivals will help you stand out from the crowd and live your best life during the three days. The lightning-speed top, bottoms, and arm sleeves will have you looking your absolute best at the event. There is an outfit for you no matter what your style is. Head over to our website to start shopping for the perfect fit.

Bratz Be Like Outfit

Go Hard Outfit

Space Daze Outfit

Swirling With Magic Outfit

Electric Escape Outfit

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Happy Hardcore Outfit

Lexi Horsey is a blogger at iHeartRaves.

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