Your 2020 Festival Checklist

Summer will soon be approaching, which means we get to enjoy barbeques, sunny days, and most importantly Music Festivals – here are the top UK festivals and lineups for 2020. If you’re attending a festival with your friends, there is a lot to think about, especially if you are staying for a long weekend. You will need to think about all of the important essentials needed for a festival, but you will also need to take into consideration the limited tent space to store it. Here is a checklist of festival supplies, and essentials you will need.

Festival Supplies

There are lots of camping supplies needed for a festival if you plan on staying over – it does, of course, depend on the duration of the festival. Are you planning on cooking your own meals, or would you prefer to buy food from stalls? Common festival supplies needed are:

  • A Tent
  • Air Bed, or Roll out Matt
  • Sleeping Bag, and Camping Pillow
  • Tent Pegs, Poles, and Mallet
  • Tent Light
  • Torch
  • Festival Trolley
  • Duct Tape (for fixing)
  • Flag (to put on top of your Tent to find it)
  • Gas Stove, and Camping Kettle
  • Reusable Water Containers
  • Lighter or Matches

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Festival AddOns

These are not essentials but could be brought along to make your stay that little bit more comfortable. You need to take into consideration the different weathers, and landscapes; if you’re attending a festival that is knowingly muddly, you may want to bring extra supplies to prepare for that.

  • Blankets (for cold nights)
  • Pillow Case (to put over your camping pillow)
  • Towels
  • Black Bin Bags
  • Cool Box, or Picnic basket
  • Camping Chairs
  • Camping Tables
  • Instant Food Pots (like porridge pots, or pot noodles)
  • Extra drinks and snacks
  • Portable Phone Chargers
  • Picnic Rug
  • Melamine Cups and Plates
  • Water Bottle
  • Washing Up Liquid
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Toiletry and Personal Essentials

When going away for a weekend, it is important to bring everything you will need, including personal, and toiletry essentials. Be sure to prepare for all kinds of situations such as pesky insects, high temperatures, and portaloo disasters.

  • Tablets/ Medication Needed
  • Sanitary Products
  • Deodorant
  • Baby Wipes
  • Feminine Wipes
  • Hand Sanitiser Gel
  • Contraception (if needed)
  • Sun Cream/ After Sun Cream
  • Insect Repellant
  • First Aid Kit
  • Glasses/ Contact Lenses (if needed)
  • Face Cleanser
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Dry Shampoo
  • Hair Brush
  • Tissues (for your bag)
  • Spare Toilet Paper
  • Hair Ties.
  • Make – Up and Face Glitter
  • Make – Up Wipes
  • Body Spray

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The Don’t Forget Essentials

These are vital essentials that you will need, so it is best not to forget the items on this list.

  • Money and Bank Card
  • Mobile Phone
  • Festival Tickets
  • VIP Passes

Clothing and Accessories

You will, of course, need a range of clothing and accessories for your festival weekend. Although it is great to look the part, you will need to bring clothing that is practical too. Make sure to bring a variety of warm and cooling clothing for all types of weather; online stores such as, sell cotton Farah Shirts that are cooling and breathable, this will prevent you from sweating on the hot days.

Clothing and accessories needed are:

  • A few T-Shirts
  • A Jumper
  • Jeans and Leggings
  • Shorts or Skirts
  • Linen Trousers, or Harem Trousers
  • Waterproof Coat
  • Welly Boots
  • Thick Welly Socks
  • Underwear (and spare)
  • Socks (and spare)
  • Trainers
  • Flip Flops, or Sandals
  • Summer Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Cute Festival Accessories
  • Jewelry
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