Planning Your Music Festival Experience

Posted by Thierry Duthil on 31st May 2012

Planning Your Festival Experience

There are a huge range of fantastic festivals taking place over the summer months, right through to the end of the year, If you want to get the most out of your festival experience, then it can be a good idea to do a little planning in advance. Here are just the a few things which you may wish to consider before you pack you tent and head off in search of festival fun.

Before you even arrive at the festival, you should make sure you have something to keep you entertained on your journey there. Many people travel exceptionally long distances to reach the festival of their choice, and being weighed down with tents and backpacks can mean that you forget to take anything to occupy you during the journey. However, while you might not be able to take a laptop tp play online games at partypoker , or a DVD player to watch your favorite movies, you can easily squeeze a book or a magazine into your backpack. If you are choosing to take an MP3 player (which you should only do if you have somewhere safe to store it) then why not download some new music and a few podcasts to keep you entertained en route. This can often make the journey pass much more quickly.

Make sure you know how to put up your tent. Some tents are more complicated than others, and you may require an instruction manual. Even though you will be keen to head down to the main arena and start enjoying the festival, it is worth taking the time to put your tent up properly. After all, you don't want it to collapse on you once it's got dark. After your tent is up, however, you can start planning the rest of your stay. Get hold of a festival programme, and make a note of the acts that you most want to see. This can be a great way to plan where you want to be for the duration of your stay.

For more ideas on how to plan your next music festival trip, read our previous post, Ultimate Guide to Ultra Music Festival, all the same ideas apply.