Decadence boasts that it's one of the world's largest New Year's Eve parties. People do drugs, dance, blast out their ear drums and stumble around in the cold before and after over two nights starting December 30. Social media, of course, gives people the ability to broadcast all that in real time.
The first round of tweets about Decadence have started spreading across the Internet. Here are fifteen of our favorites:
Tai was ready to party from the moment the alarm went off:
Sadie offered a ton of good advice:
everyone going to Snowglobe, Decadence AZ, Decadence CO, OMFG Nye, and Snowta, PLEASE BE SAFE TONIGHT! drink water, don’t push yourself too much if you take any substances, travel safely, and most importantly, have fun!! i love you guys and pls send me videos:’)— Sadie??????Decadence SLC???????? (@sadie_cook1) December 30, 2018
Ahead of the show, Zeds Dead waxed philosophical about the true meaning of "decadence":
Decadence is a way more interesting word than I thought. It’s always used when people are talking about cakes and desserts so I thought it just meant delicious. But it actually means “moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury”— ZEDS DEAD (@zedsdead) December 31, 2018
The Decadence team wanted to remind fans that anybody who attempts to give someone medical help is not liable if things go wrong:
Remember to stay safe, hydrated and to look out for one another at the show! Free water stations are located throughout the venue, and Colorado's Good Samaritan law exempts anyone helping someone get medical attention from ANY liability. pic.twitter.com/fOmIo8at70— Decadence (@DecadenceNYE) December 29, 2018
Ahead of the night, Sante Guajardo was hanging out with his dad at the Broncos game when the two decided to go to Decadence. They're looking for tickets for Dad's first rave.
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Out here in Denver with my dad for a @Broncos game! I told him about Decadence and he thought it was awesome. He's a big EDM fan, but has only ever been to small venue shows. He agreed he'd go to his first rave if I got us tickets for tomorrow night! Any help is appreciated! pic.twitter.com/DwNodJsvbc— Sante Guajardo (@Santegoeshardo) December 30, 2018
Lalaland is the kind of upstanding guy who can't wait to spend the night with rave girls (thankfully, for Denver, he's going to the Arizona event instead...):
RAVE BOOTY ARE THE BEST.— Lalaland????DECADENCE,AZ???? (@LawsonThai) December 28, 2018
RAVE BOOBS ARE THE BEST.
RAVE BODYS ARE THE BEST.
RAVE SOULS ARE THE BEST.
RAVE GIRLS ARE THE FUCKINNNNNG BEST!!!!!!!
Tam's dressing like she wants to, even if she freezes:
IDGAF HOW COLD IT IS AT DECADENCE IM DRESSING LIKE A HOE :)— Tam ???? (@tammmss) December 30, 2018
These two fans appear ready to rob a bank:
Does anybody make a Decadence calendar? This nest of gym rats, crunching in one last workout, seems ready to pose for it.
Fred, a Lyft driver, had his first Decadence ride of the night. He couldn't help but snap a selfie:
The show was supposed to start at 6:30 p.m. — so why weren't the doors open at 6:32 p.m., wondered Jason:
Once the party got started, Denver chanted louder than Alison Wonderland's music — and that's not easy:
Woah what the fuck the crowd at @DecadenceNYE just threw down so hard I could hear them chanting louder than my own music tonight. I’m 100% coming back Denver in 2019. I swear on it.— ALISON WONDERLAND (@awonderland) December 31, 2018
Above & Beyond offered the crowd some contemplative observations:
Tue couldn't stand the pushy crowd — especially Skrillex fans:
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The crowd at Decadence is easily the worst crowd I’ve ever seen lmaoooooo. People here don’t say excuse me they just push and shove you to go through, and everybody was doing that especially right before and during Skrillex ???????— Tue (@migituesday) December 31, 2018
Though ZENergizer Bunny found Skrillex's set to be jaw-dropping: