DragonCon Packing List

General – DragonCon Packing List – Updated for 2017!

  • Blue Postcard! – You don’t have to have it, but you definitely need your ID to pick up your badge.
  • Costumes:
    • List each costume and pieces for it. I actually have a spreadsheet of this I do yearly.
    • Wigs and wig caps
    • Accessories
    • Wig stand and styling tools
    • Shoes
    • Props
  • It takes planning...Clothes:
    • Shirts
    • Pants / shorts
    • Underoos
    • Socks
    • Comfy shoes
    • PJs
  • Toiletries:

    • Shampoo / conditioner
    • Deodorant
    • Body wash
    • Loofa
    • Makeup remover
    • Hairspray / gel / mousse
    • Extra towels (if sharing a room!)
    • Extra toilet paper – There never seems to be enough
    • Poo-pourri spray (trust me, you’ll thank me later)
  • Hair dryer (The hotel one sucks)
  • Brush / Comb
  • pack-all-the-things1Flat iron
  • Makeup
  • Contacts & Solution
  • Glasses
  • Phone charger
  • Battery packs / portable chargers (You’ll need them)
  • Laptop & charger (if needed – hotels charge for wifi)
  • Camera, Memory cards, batteries/charger, film if you’re going that route
  • Extra batteries
  • Foodage:
    • Snacks
    • Adult beverages
    • Non-alcoholic beverages
    • WATER
    • Refillable water bottle
  • Bedding (If you’re on an air mattress)
  • Con-Survival Kit:
    • Safety pins
    • Ibuprofen
    • Needles and thread
    • Hot glue gun / E6000
    • Duct tape
    • Extra insoles for shoes (You’re going to do a lot of walking)
    • First aid kit
      • Bandaids
      • Neosporin
      • Peroxide or alcohol wipes
      • Cold compresses
  • Money
    • Cash – There are ATMS nearby including Bank of America
    • Debit/credit cards
  • ID and Insurance Cards – For obvious reasons

And be sure to leave extra room in your suitcase for swag!! It’s kinda difficult if you’re flying, but definitely try to make room.

That should keep you covered!!

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