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Crush Arizona 2018 Set Times, Festival Map, & More!

Crush Arizona is coming up this weekend and we are definitely ready to celebrate love with this Valentine’s Day rave. Returning to the Rawhide Event Center, this single day event will feature both the wubs and the feels, the perfect combination for single pringles and couples alike.

EDM is built on a platform that embraces love, and on this day especially, that theme shines. I took a couple of friends to last year’s Crush Arizona event for their first time, and it was an eye-opening experience for them. With artists like Carnage, Getter, and Grand Theft on the lineup you know it will be a party, and Kaskade will close out the night with all the feels. So dress up, wear your kandi, and spread the love!

Be sure to open your heart to our playlist for Crush ahead of the event!

Crush Arizona 2018 Essential Info:

Dates: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Show times: 5pm – 2am
Venue Address: Rawhide Western Town and Event Center – 5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85226
Ages: 18+

Acceptable Forms of Identification for Entry
  • Arizona Driver’s License
  • Arizona Identification Card
  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • Resident Alien Card
  • US Driver’s License

Although any government issued ID will gain you entry, it should be noted that vertical driver’s licenses are not acceptable for the purposes of purchasing alcoholic beverages in Arizona.

Crush Arizona 2018 Set Times:

Crush Arizona 2018 Set Times

Crush Arizona 2018 Festival and Parking Maps:

Rawhide Event Center Parking

Be sure to bring $10 for parking!

Crush Arizona 2018 Do’s & Don’ts:

Things to Leave at Home
Things to Bring With
NO Illegal Substances
NO Drugs or Drug Paraphenalia
NO Pets
NO Massagers
NO Laser Pens / Pointers
NO Eye Drops
NO LED Gloves or LED Microlights used for Light Shows
NO Pacifiers or Dust Masks
NO Eyedrops
NO Glass, Cans, Cups, or Coolers
NO Markers, Pens, or Spray Paint
NO Large Chains or Spiked Jewelry
NO Stickers, Flyers, or Posters
NO Hard Balls, Frisbees
NO Tents, Large Umbrellas, Chairs, or Blankets
NO Backpacks Over 12″x12″ (except Camelbacs)
NO Bota Bags
NO Large Purses or Bags (Anything over 12″×12″)
NO Open Cigarettes, Lipstick, Chapstick, or Tampons (Upon entry)
NO Outside Food, Beverage, or Alcohol
NO Knives, Firearms, Pepper Spray, Fireworks, or Weapons of Any Kind
NO Toy Weapons or Real Weapons of Any Kind
NO Professional Cameras – SLR or Detachable Lens
NO Video or Audio Equipment
NO Native American Headdresses
OK Small Bags and Purses (maximum 12″×12″ inches)
OK Reusable Insomniac Aluminum Water Bottles (must be empty upon entry)
OK Camelbaks (empty upon entry)
OK Fanny Packs
OK Non-Professsional Still Cameras
OK Cell Phones
OK Small, Personal Umbrellas
OK Hats
OK Lighters
OK Sealed Packs of Cigarettes
OK Sealed / Wrapped Tampons
OK Sealed Packs of Gum
OK Earplugs
OK Sealed Chapstick and Lipgloss
OK Sunglasses
OK Removable Bandanas
OK Glowsticks
OK String Glowstick / LED Poi is permitted by must be performed 5′ from others (Please be responsible!)
OK Glowing / Illuminated Costumes or Jewelry
OK Hula Hoops (especially LED hoops)
OK Festival Totems (Pool Noodles or Lights, hollow decorated poles) See below for more info
OK Inflatables (deflated upon entry)
OK Flags/Banners or Handmade signs (no corporate or company-branded ones)
OK Handheld camera devices (eg Sony Action Cam, GoPro)
OK Plush Backpacks
OK GoPro Extendable Poles
OK Disposable E-cigs/Nicotine Vaporizer pens are OK, but none with refillable chambers containing visible liquid
OK Sealed, Unopened Hand Sanitizing Wipes
Totem Guidelines:
  • Maximum height is 10’.
  • Totems must be made from a lightweight material (e.g., foam, PVC / no solid metal).
  • Collapsible/telescoping camera extenders that follow the above guidelines are OK (lightweight/hollow aluminum/polycarbonate).
  • PVC, light wood, aluminum poles must be no thicker than 1” in diameter.
  • Decorated pool noodles work great for easy entrance through security.
  • Inflatables attached to totems must be deflated upon entry.
  • Any item deemed dangerous will not be allowed.

Reminder To Mind Your Belongings

Unfortunately, many people have reported pickpockets, bag slashings, and theft of wallets, smartphones, purses and other valuables during this festival season. While this small number of bad apples in the bunch doesn’t define an entire crowd, there are opportunistic people who come to these events to take advantage of unsuspecting partygoers and it’s important to be mindful of your valuables while at Crush Arizona.

Pay attention to who’s around you and what’s going on around you. Keep your wallet and phone in your front pocket(s) if you can. Treat your phone the same way you would treat cash; don’t set it down on a table or bar and look away. If a friend isn’t standing behind you in a crowd, be careful of your backpack or purse, and don’t put valuables in a pocket that could easily be unzipped by someone behind in a crowded spot without you realizing.

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