Levitation Festival: The Ultimate Campsite

Just under three weeks until Austin residents and music lovers escape the city to a ranch alongside the Colorado River for three days of mind-mending psychedelic rock.  That ranch is Carson Creek Ranch, where Levitation Festival takes place May 8-10 bringing some of the psych rock world’s best – 13th Floor Elevators, Flaming Lips, Jesus & Mary Chain, Tame Impala… just to name a few. I’ve never been to this festival, but from what I’ve heard it’s a celebration of all the things that make Austin so wonderful, with an emphasis on the weird. Camping festivals always seem to be their own little alternative universes, places where saying things like “meet me by the giant snail” or “let’s go shower in the mushroom fountain” are totally commonplace. For a few days, attendees can let go of all traces of reality, and slip into a strange and beautiful world where you can be anyone you want to be, or an alternate version of yourself. And when it comes to your campsite, the place you’ll call home for these few days, there’s no limit to how creative you can get.  We’re not talking about your typical, functional campsite here – you don’t have to be practical at a festival. Let your imagination run wild, and create a space where you can feel comfortable and free. To inspire the festival goers out there, the ladies of the Prism Cult Collective styled this incredible setup in the woods of Carson Creek Ranch – if you’re attending the festival be sure to stop by their retail tent!

If you haven’t yet, get your camping passes here and tent rentals can be purchased here!

Prism Cult Collective is comprised of Laced with Romance, The Fox Den Plant Boutique, and RVRB Records.

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Thank you to our models Victoria and Dalt of Three Bones!

Check out the full festival lineup here.

Camping at Levitation is provided by Habitat Camping Rentals.

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6 years ago

Oh wow, this tent and space looks absolutely gorgeous- so cosy and comfy- I could stay there all day!

Emma xo // Wallflower Wardrobe

6 years ago

What an exotic and stylish space! I would love to keep this concept in mind when decorating my own apartment!

6 years ago

That tent looks absolutely gorgeous! Love this space, that would have been amazing to see in person.

http://stainedsilverblog.com

6 years ago

Love, love, love that set up. I went to Austin Psych Fest a couple years ago (before the name change). It was one of my favorite music festival experiences, to date. You really can’t beat the location and the lineup is always spot on. I wish I was going this year, but I’ll have to settle for dreaming about it.

Dee | http://www.daundra.com/blog

6 years ago

These are some incredibly dreamy scenes – love all of the green in that forest.

Warm Regards,
Alexandra
http://www.littlewildheart.com

6 years ago

love this! I will be going, inspiring me to camp!
I’m traveling alone so if anyone is going would love to meet up!
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6 years ago

Gotta say, this tent looks a lot more inviting than other, more traditional camping methods. I feel like this festival is one I’ll have to experience for myself some day….can’t wait for that day to come but right now I’m still in Manila so it’s a little bit of a commute to get there.

xx

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Jen
6 years ago

Love this!
They are real free people!

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hoeyvey
6 years ago

see you there!

Xx
Liz

6 years ago

Groovy! Love these photos; a perfect little band of gypsies <3