10 Festival Gear Items You Don’t Know How You Lived Without

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Festival season is one of the greatest times of the year. You get to spend an entire weekend with your best friends filled with an absolute abundance of love and music in the air.

But after your first festival or two, you may begin to envy the people around you with the most innovative gear you wished you had packed.

Fear not — we’ve got some standout items that are worth investing in for your next fest.


#1 BirkSun backpack

Not only is this backpack waterproof and durable, it has a solar panel that can charge multiple devices at once with optimal charging speed. This trendy, eco-friendly bag is also a perfect carry on for school or any travelling needs. No more draining your car battery and it can charge your electronics WHILE you fest — major key!

Snag one here: https://www.birksun.com/collections/all-products

birksun solar backpack

#2 Biolite Nanogrid

Light your site at every festival with the 3-in-1 Biolite Nanogrid. This all-in-one powerful flashlight, portable power source, and lantern ensures you are bound to change the way you spend your festival nights. The small and handy nanogrid is designed to attach easily to fabric loops and tents. Illuminate your campsite with this ultimate festival gadget.

See for yourself: https://www.bioliteenergy.com/collections/lighting

#3 USB Micro Phone Fan

Plug this fan into your phone and stay cool at every set! The USB Micro Phone Fan is affordable and not only keeps you cool, but can help you take the ultimate festival selfies. Hair blowing in the “wind,” anyone?

Get it here: https://www.amazon.com/Micro-Phone-xFF0C-iphone6-iphone/dp/B014KJXO0Y


#4 Uno Chair

Looking for a perfect chair that is not only comfortable but can slip right into your backpack? The Uno chair is the perfect height for all festival regulations and durable enough to last you years. This compact and affordable chair can also transform into a sweet side table for any campsite needs.

Check it out: https://www.thermarest.com/seating/uno-chair-10


#5  Eco Highway Hydration Pouch

You never hear someone say they “overhydrated” at a festival. This hydration pouch is eco-friendly and literally takes up no space in your bag. No more excuses for not drinking enough water!

Check it out: http://thermos-and-water-bottles.com/product/eco-highway-hydration-pouch-collapsible-reusable-20oz-water-bottle/


#6 Glow tape

Stay illuminated for hours. This tape is ideal for marking low light areas and is adhesive to pretty much everything. Glow tape is perfect for campsite identification or finding your friends through a crowd at night. Get creative and stay glowing with this fun durable glow-in-the-dark tape! Plus, it’s way more eco-friendly than glow sticks.

See for yourself: http://us.rosco.com/en/product/glow-tape


#7 Braven BRV-1

This wireless speaker was made for the ultimate adventurous festival goer. It is basically indestructible. It ensures durability with waterproof features and rubber exterior. Use the BRV-1 to charge all your devices and keep the music moving at your campsite or in between your favorite sets.

Cop it: https://www.amazon.com/Braven-BRV1BCB-Portable-Wireless-Speaker/dp/B00NSYEWE0?psc=1&SubscriptionId=AKIAID2HUF7VPZYSVYFQ&tag=i0914a-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B00NSYEWE0&ascsubtag=41-3526250-06-3655911

braven speaker

#8 Light Speed Outdoor Canopy Tent

This canopy tent is worth every penny you spend on it. It is incredibly easy to set up and take down and keeps you out of the blazing festival heat. With plenty of room for your friends and festival gear, you are bound for a great – and dare we say relaxing? – time.

Check it out: https://www.lightspeedoutdoors.com/quick-canopy.html


#9 Earlove Earplugs

If you are the headbanger at the barricades, you will need a pair of Earlove earplugs. They protect your ears all while still allowing you to hold conversations clearly and take in an intense dose of music. These are great quality, affordable, and even come in a keychain carrying case! Trust us — this is something to care about now before it’s too late. You can’t get your hearing back once it’s gone.

Learn more: https://www.earlove.net


#10 PAX 2

Be mindful when blowing your smoke in large crowds. The rechargeable PAX 2 is perfect for all the loose leaf matter enthusiasts at festivals. It’s sleek design fits right into your pocket with four fun colors to choose from.

Learn more: https://www.paxvapor.com/pax-2/

pax 2 dry herb vape

Check out our full festival camping packing list here!

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