Phoenix Lights 2016 this past weekend was a colorful experience, to say the least.
The two-day electronic dance music festival, which invaded Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, was filled with vivid and vibrant hues from start to finish. There were all the colored lights and lasers emanating from both of its stages, of course, not to mention the alien-like illuminated creatures and objects perched around the park that glowed like rainbow-colored beacons after dark.
And then there were the thousands of wildly dressed EDM fans in attendance at Phoenix Lights 2016, each of which were colorful in their own right. Some came dressed in either full-on costumes or DayGlo everything, while others sported a vibrant variety of plastic kandi or other unique apparel.
We had close encounters with many of these Phoenix Lights attendees throughout the weekend and have assembled a photo-heavy list of the most memorable at the event.
These dudes are in touch with their inner animals.
The king and queen of the EDM scene.
One of many groups of friends in attendance at Phoenix Lights 2016.
Hanging with a friend from out of town.
The Eyes Have It
Colored contacts add a little something extra to any EDM fan.
A full-on brodeo at Phoenix Lights 2016.
They spin you right round, baby, right round.
Unidentified Funky Object
Sporting a festival totem that's very much in the spirit of Phoenix Lights 2016.
Rally 'Round the Flags
Repping their respective homelands with pride.
Getting in some great views atop one of the many glowing objects at Phoenix Lights 2016.
A public display of affection that's totes adorbs.
Dance Dance Revolution
Moving to the music at the Invasion Stage.
Bird is the Word
You can be my wingman anytime, Goose.
Sound waves travel through the ocean, don't they?
Making spectacles of themselves.
Ren and Stimpy FTW.
A flock of femmes fatale in the crowd at Phoenix Lights 2016.
A poncho that's both functional and stylish.
The mantra of anyone who lives in the moment.
When you wanna stay cool and look cool at the same time.
Mermaid to Order
Enchantment under the sea.
Taking the phrase "supporting your friends" quite literally.
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So that's where he's been hanging out lately.
Light It Up
Smoke 'em if you got 'em.
Hats All, Folks
Got to keep the sun off your noggin somehow.
Under Her Umbrella
When they shine, they shine together.