The ultimate festival packing list: Don’t forget these essentials!

You’ve got your tickets and you’re ready to go! Festivals are a blast, but a little planning can help you have the best experience possible. Here’s your essential guide to festival must-haves.

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Nerve Media at Summer Ball 2023

Summer Ball is fast approaching (tomorrow festival goers!), and now that you're gearing up to go, I made a list of essentials you'll need to enjoy the music.


      1. The essentials:

  • Your ticket and ID: Can’t get in without these!
  • Cash and cards – For all the delicious food and drinks to keep you energised


       2. Stay hydrated:

  • Water bottle: Keeping hydrated is crucial, especially under the sun.


     3. Hygiene: Festival hygiene facilities can be hit or miss, so be sure to pack these essentials to stay fresh 

  • Wet wipes: For a quick refresh
  • Hand sanitiser: To keep germs away


     4. Sun protection: Avoid bad tan lines and potential heatstroke. Since you’ll be dancing and jumping around for hours, choose comfort over fashion

  • A hat: To shade your face 
  • Sunscreen: To protect your skin


     5. Clothing:

  • Footwear: Decide between blister inducing new shoes or your most comfortable pair. Trust me, comfort wins every time. 
  • Fanny pack: Carry your essentials hand-free with a practical and stylish bag.


Fun reminder: Most importantly, remember to have fun! With these survival essentials, nothing can go wrong.

Get ready to enjoy your festival experience to the fullest with this ultimate packing list!