Base Camp

  1. tent & gear
    • festival tent - make sure you have all of its gear
    • rain fly - double check that this is in your tent bag
    • poles - triple check that these are in there too
    • stakes - these are essential for unexpected wind gusts
    • mallet - bring one to share with your neighbors
    • light - you're tent will be way cooler with a ceiling light-fan
    • tarp - put your tent on top of this to add a protective layer
  2. bedtime essentials
  3. camp lighting
    • hanging lights - put these up high in your festival campsite
    • led lanterns - long lasting lights are crucial for festival nights
    • solar lights - forget the batteries on purpose this time
    • floor lights - dance around your campsite without tripping
    • decorative - get into the festival spirit with pretty lights
  4. shade canopy 
    • 13 x 13 shade canopy - this super festival essential is crucial
    • side walls - the more shade the better - that's what I say
    • stakes - don't let your canopy trample your neighbors
    • light - use a hanging ceiling light for an even spread of light
  5.  festival chairs
    • shaded seats - stop fighting for spots under the shade
    • zero gravity - unwind from the festival grind and put your feet up
  6.  table essentials
    • folding table - eating off the floor is over rated - keep your base camp classy
    • table cover - I might sound like your mother but these are mess savers
    • table clamps - clamps are crucial to deal with the wind
  7.  festival cooler
  8.  water container
  9.  charging station
  10. portable speakers

Stay Clean

  1.  cleansing wipes
    • for the body - wipe off the grime with refreshing body wipes
  2.  shower gear
    • portable shower - don't waste time in line with a 3-hour festival shower
    • shower caddy - keep shower time simple by organizing all the essentials
    • biodegradable shampoo - lather. rinse. repeat... or at least do it once
    • camping towels - choose towels that stay clean while you dry
    • waterproof sandals - you will definitely want to bring these along
  3.  better bathroom

Festival Clothing

  1.  adventure underwear
    • women | men - moisture-wicking technology - stay dry down there
  2.  sweat-proof socks
    • women | men - dry foot technology - fewer blisters & less smell
  3.  serious shorts
    • women | men - hiking quality shorts - music festivals will make you move
  4.  comfy-cool shirts
    • women | men - summer time styles - beat the heat with comfort and style
  5.  festival pants
    • women | men - comfortable & durable - remember the ABC's - always be cool
  6.  big jackets
    •  women | men - late night jackets - you'll need one when it get's cold at night
  7.  warm gloves
    •  women | men - cozy festival gloves - don't let the cold slow you down

Festival essentials list and gear suggestions

We designed this festival essentials list to help you pack like a pro for your next music fest

This list covers the basic gear and essential items so all your needs will be met throughout the weekend. Then you can let go of your worries and focus on the festival moments at hand, comfortably. Most of these items are available on Amazon via the links next to the gear suggestions throughout the festival essentials list (we may acquire a small percentage of certain items - so thank you for the support).

Drop us a line if we forgot anything that you feel is essential to making the best music festivals even better.

Be sure to stop by our music festival gear outlet as well.

Happy Festivaling!



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