May 09, 2022 | 0 COMMENTS

Are you in love with the deep, dark beats of techno and house music? If so, Movement Festival is the place to be! Even if you aren’t too versed in the world of techno, this is a fun festival no matter what and the vibes are out of this world. Movement Festival is taking place this Memorial Day Weekend, May 28th-30th in Detroit at the Hart Plaza. Here is everything you need to know to prepare for this festival!


The one thing you absolutely need to attend Movement Festival is tickets! You can cop them here and have the choice between GA and VIP. VIP has a few extra perks added this year, such as a dedicated entrance, additional bars, AC bathrooms, and a viewing deck! Tickets are still available, and there’s options for single day tickets as well so make sure you get yours before it sells out!

Place to Stay

If you’re coming from out of town for this festival, make sure you have an accommodation booked! If you haven’t yet, there’s still plenty of time to figure out a place to stay for the weekend. Since it’s located in downtown Detroit, there’s plenty of hotels available as well as looking into Airbnb’s. If you’re still looking for a place to stay for the weekend, you can find accommodations here directly from the Movement Festival website to see official hotel partners for the festival.

Know the Lineup!

Movement is stacked with over 110 acts from various genres featuring some amazing DJs like Adam Beyer, Chris Lake, The Martinez Brothers, Maceo Plex, Richie Hawtin, Skrillex, and many more. Taking place over three days across 6 different stages, this festival is stacked hour to hour with some amazing acts and you will for sure find a set and stage that you will enjoy.

If you want to go into the festival prepared, make a plan of who you want to see and make sure you know where the stages are, especially the first day. Going into a festival with no plan is also fun! If you want to explore the stages and DJs spontaneously, Movement will be a blast as well, and there’s going to be amazing sets all day long for you to check out.

You can find the complete list of DJs that will be performing and what day here.

Pre and After Parties

Are you staying in Detroit a few days earlier or later? If so, there are plenty of pre-parties and after parties that you can attend! You can find a list of pre-parties here and after parties here. Make sure you get your tickets for these in case they sell out! These events are usually held in smaller venues across Detroit. You do not want to miss out on more opportunities to party!

Things to Bring

Movement Festival takes place in Detroit over Memorial Day Weekend and it is a three day event so you want to make sure that you are fully prepared to go into the festival! Here are some items that will make your festival experience great.


  • Photo ID
  • Festival and pre-party and after party tickets
  • Wallet
  • Phone
  • Portable charger
  • Sunscreen

Other useful items:

  • Earplugs
  • Sunglasses
  • Face mask
  • Hats
  • Rain jacket or hoodie in case it gets cold or rainy
  • Hand fan
  • Hand sanitizer and hand wipes
  • Hydration bag, fanny pack or backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Kandi to hand out to other ravers!


At Movement, you want to look amazing and be able to party all weekend long! It can be helpful to plan your outfits before leaving so that you can pack compact and are ready to go into the festival. Haven’t decided what to wear yet? You can get plenty of outfit inspiration here. Techno crowds and ravers love to wear black so if you’re out of ideas, you can never go wrong with a dark outfit.

Movement Festival is coming up soon and lots of people go into the festival anxious with excitement and not sure what to expect. This guide will hopefully get you prepared for the three day long adventure into the techno universe and so that you can go into the festival ready to party with your crew and other ravers.

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