Announcing the winner of our Bring Back the Pack contest...

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It's Amy! She was chosen out of dozens and dozens of entries to win our fully loaded TicketNetwork fanny pack. We'd like to thank everyone who entered; it shows how much people still love and cherish the wonder that is the fanny pack.

Although the contest winner was chosen randomly, we'd like to highlight some of our favorite entries of the week. Enjoy!

  • "because I like saying 'Fanny'" —Andrew
  • "Nothing screams Patriotism more then sporting my Red, White, and Blue Stars and Stripes sequin Fanny Pack! They are a multipurpose accessory for any occasion!" —Nick, the founder of International Fanny Pack Day
  • "At concerts they are a great way to keep everything close and secure so Ya can rock!! LOL" —Denise
  • "To carry everything you might need for an event without having to carry anything." —Susan
  • "Ain't nothin' lackin' when you're fanny packin'" —Andrew
  • "People say they are geeky or uncool. I think they are great!!! I am always right!" —Meredith
  • "Because when you're bike touring with thousands of people, the girl with the neon fanny pack makes the most friends." —Amy (yes, THAT Amy)

Don't forget to check out the last week of fanny pack posts if you haven't already. Stay tuned for future contests!

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It's the last day of our Bring Back the Pack week here at the TN Team Blog, which means it's also your last chance to enter to win a fully loaded TicketNetwork fanny pack! Click here to enter!

In case you've missed the awesomeness that has been on our blog this past week, here's a review of what was posted:

5 reasons why fanny packs are so cool: Mike kicks off our Bring Back the Pack campaign with five great reasons to start using fanny packs in your everyday life.

A not-so-true history of the fanny pack: I give a completely (not at all) true account of famous fanny packs throughout history.

Awesome Fanny Packs Photo Gallery: Danielle and Erin bring you some amazing photographic evidence of just how versatile fanny packs can be.

Happy International Fanny Pack Day!: Erin provides the origins of International Fanny Pack Day and asks that you contribute to your local food back to celebrate.

Who says fanny packs can't be stylish?: Our guest fashion blogger Hannah shows you three stylish ways to pull off the fanny pack look.

Using your fanny pack at a festival: Mike gives tips on what to carry in your festival fanny pack to be prepared for all eventualities.

What's Inside Celebrity Fanny Packs?: Tim guesses what celebrities keep in their fanny packs.

Contest ends tonight at midnight! Winner announced tomorrow!

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Bring Back the Pack: What's inside celebrity fanny packs?

For the past week, we have talked extensively about fanny packs and all their uses as part of our Bring Back the Pack Contest (Only 2 days left, click here enter!). The wonders of fanny packs have not gone unnoticed by celebrities who have been caught on camera rockin' some sweet fanny packs.

So that got me wondering...what do these celebrities put inside their fanny packs? I found pictures of some celebs and took my best guess at what they needed to keep with them at all times.

Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough

Items Include:

  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Dancing shoes
  • Her self-titled album
  • Bronzer
  • Proactiv

Bring Back the Pack: Using your fanny pack at a festival

As you ought to know by now, the grand prize for the Bring Back the Pack contest is a fanny pack with a fully-loaded music festival survival kit (if you didn't know, click here to enter!). The festival season is coming up quickly, so soon many people will need a place to put all the essentials, and what better way than a fanny pack? I myself am heading to Bonnaroo this summer, so I too will be stocking up a lot of things to get myself through the weekend. Keep reading to see what you should bring, and how a fanny pack will help you keep it all organized.


Coachella is in April, so it seems like a false sense of security could be established in the "ahh, it won't be so bad!" variety, particularly if you're from the cold northern states or from the Californian coast. Dates can be deceiving, however. During the last Coachella, the temperature pushed 100 degrees every day. And with high temps comes dehydration. So be sure to always carry water around with you wherever you go. You can try to find some of those short water bottles. They'll fit in the big pocket of even some of the smallest fanny packs. However, you should probably go with a bigger supply than even that, in which case you may want to try for an aqua fanny pack, as described here.


Along with dehydration, a festival-goer can expect high levels of UV radiation. So sunscreen is an absolute requirement, unless you plan to wince every time you take a shower. Get a travel-sized bottle and apply often. Keep the sunscreen in a separate pocket, if possible. You don't want the bottle to get the sunscreen everywhere if it's accidentally opened while grooving.


Bring Back the Pack contest update: only 3 days left!

We are now five days into our Bring Back the Pack contest, and we can tell that there are a lot of people out there who truly love fanny packs and want to see them make a huge comeback. So far, people have talked about how fanny packs are great for traveling, going to amusement parks, keeping things safe and for going to concerts. We have also had people who just like saying the word "fanny" (I'm looking at you Andrew G.). One thing is for sure, fanny packs are incredibly versatile and great for everyone!

As of 11:45 this morning, we have nearly 80 entries in the Bring Back the Pack contest, but we want more! Click on the banner below to enter the contest for yourself.

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