Music and Festivals

The Ultimate Camping Festival Packing List

To me, camping festivals are ONE MILLION times better than city festivals. Better vibes, better people, and the party goes all night! However, things can get a little dicey if you don’t bring the right items. I learned the hard way that in order to have an amazing experience, it’s all in the gear!

Below you will find my essential camping festival packing list that I personally use and love!

 

Camping Festival Packing List

Festival camping gear I use at each and every music festival

 

Coleman 2 Person Sundome Tent

The ultimate festival tent- it’s cheap, and fits 2 comfortably!

 

 

Tarp

   Just in case it rains (believe me, it ALWAYS does!)

 

 

 

Air  Mattress

This is a game changer for your back

 

 

Sleeping Bag

comes in red, navy, and blue!

 

 

 

Camping Chairs

I always try and bring my own 

 

 

 

Inflatable Sofa

These things are gold for relaxing during a set!

 

 

Canopy

To get out of the sun

 

 

 

Camping Light

Makes a big difference at night

 

 

 

Roller Cooler

Rolls so you can drag it to the campsite easy

 

 

 

Rainproof Blanket

For when it gets extra cold at night

 

 

 

Foldable Table

For putting food on or playing pong on

 

Inflatable Sofa

Perfect for after hour cuddle puddles!

Miscellaneous Festival Necessities

Camping Festival Packing List

Duct Tape

Trust me, you will use it

 

 

Trash Bags

For keeping our earth green

 

 

 

Paper Towels

For spills

 

 

 

Jumper Cables

For when your car battery dies

 

 

Baby Wipes

For cleanliness

 

 

Solar Shower

For when the lines to the shower are insanely long

 

 

 

Deet Free Sunscreen

For keeping mosquitos off at night

 

 

Camel Pak

I also use this on my hiking and camping trips!

 

 

 

Bandana

Shit gets dusty

 

 

 

Bikini

Zaful is my go-to for cheap/cute swimwear!

 

 

 

 

Jolt Portable Charger

THE ULTIMATE FESTIVAL CHARGER! It has both android and Iphone, and charges up your phone super fast, and it gets 3 charges. 

 

 

5HTP

For bringing back your serotonin

 

 

Multivitamin for Women

For energy and nutrients

 

 

 

Hammock

For relaxing during the day in the trees

 

Ear Plugs

For protecting your ears from the BASSS

 

 

 

Purell Hand Sanitizer

Your hands will get dirty!

Red Solo Cups

For drinking and Pong

 

 

 

Ping Pong Balls

For pong

Fun Things to Bring to A Music Festival

I always bring these items with me, because whats a festival without glitter and beads!

Camping Festival Packing List

 

 

Clothes Pins

Write a fun caption and pin it to strangers!

 

 

Biodegradable Glitter

Because plastic, ESPECIALLY MICROPLASTICS, are bad for the environment!

Vasoline

To get the glitter to stick!

 

 

 

Beads

BECAUSE PLUR

Fan

These fans from Clack That Fan won’t break and are THE BEST FANS EVER

 

Best Food To Take To A Festival

Camping Festival Packing List

  • PB&J
  • Apples/oranges/bananas
  • Trail Mix
  • Cliff Bars or protein bars
  • Crystal Light to mix with water for a chaser!
  • Pretzels and chips and party snacks
  • Gum
  • Coffee grounds for the morning
  • string cheese if you have a cooler
  • Mixers – 10 points to gryffindor if you bring mixers for mimosas and bloody marys!
  • Advil
  • LOTS OF WATER!
  • Beer/liquor
  • PINEAPPLE BECAUSE WHY NOT

My Favorite Shops For Festival Clothes and Outfits

Show Po

This was one of my fave festie outfits ever!

 

American Eagle’s Leotards

Their leotards are perfect – show just enough skin!

12th Tribe

For boho style and fun accessories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vibedration Hydration Paks

I have the laser kitty one!

 

Biodegradable Glitter From Eco Star Dust

Because glitter is plastic, which is SO bad for the environment!

 

Clothes To Bring

  • Rainjacket
  • warm clothes for nighttime (jacket/sweatshirt)
  • underwear and extra socks!
  • long pants/leggings
  • shorts
  • T-shirt
  • closed toed shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy
  • sandals
  • rain boots (for when everything gets flooded and walking to the bathrooms)
  • 2 pairs of cheap sunglasses (I always lose mine!)
  • Bathing suit
  • 1 costume
  • hat
  • bandana for the dust

 

Camping Festival Packing List

Laura’s 7 Camping Festival Tips!

  1. Your phone will die, so bring a couple portable chargers, and when charging your phone in the car, make sure not to kill the car’s battery! Happens every year! Also, make sure you set a meeting point at the end of the night with your friends in case your phone does die.
  2. Designate a spot in the at the sets viewing area where you and your friends can go! That way if someone wants to venture off, they can find you guys later
  3. Don’t be a #mainstagequeen! My favorite sets have actually been ones I wasn’t expecting or I didn’t know the artist. Festivals can be stressful if you’re only focused on seeing certain people – let loose and explore! It’s about the vibes and the experience after all!
  4. Always make sure your camel pak is filled and drink lots of water!
  5. PLEASE BE SMART and if you’re going to buy drugs from strangers – GET THEM TESTED! So many people OD’d at festivals this year because their drugs were laced with Fentanyl. Be careful.
  6. Attend a workshop or go explore during the day!
  7. If you find someone who is lost or anxious, try and be a good person and help them or find some help.

 

Do you have a favorite music festival? Let me know in the comments below! Mine is for sure Holy Ship! – read about my experience HERE!

 

In need of a camping festival packing list? I've been to more music festivals than I can count, and this guide encompasses EVERYTHING you will need! #musicfestival #musicfestivalpackingguide #festival

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