Festival Camping | Checklist

Don’t stress over the minor details of planning your next country music festival camping adventure! Whether you’re camping in an RV or a tent, we’ve put together the ultimate checklist to make sure you’ve got everything you need to have the best tailgate ever!

Festival Essentials

  • TICKETS! | These should always be the first thing you pack.
  • ID | It’s pretty common to lose an ID at a festival, consider bringing a backup ID like a passport as well.
  • Spare Key | There’s nothing worse than being stranded hours from home because you lost your keys at a music festival.
  • Backpack | It’s so much easier than carrying a purse.
  • Fanny Pack | Perfect for holding just what you need.
  • Money | It’s always a great idea to have cash on hand if your credit or debit card gets lost.
  • Health Insurance Card | Hey, accidents happen. It’s better to have this card with you just in case.
  • AAA Card | Flat tires suck.
  • Watch + FitBit + Apple Watch | Gotta tell the time and get those 10 thousand steps!
  • Phone Chargers | Wall, Car, and portable chargers. We always carry two portable phone chargers with us.
  • Cowboy Boots
  • Cowboy Hat

Personal Items + Toiletries

  • Prescription Medications | Only legally prescribed meds to you, obviously.
  • Midol | Bloating while sporting a crop top is the worst. We take this to prevent bloating from drinking beer. It works!
  • First Aid Kit
  • Vitamins | Milk thistle is a life saver for your liver.
  • Contacts + Contaction Solution
  • Deodorant
  • Makeup | Nobody wakes up pretty.
  • Makeup Remover Wipes
  • Self Tanner
  • Face Wash
  • Hairspray
  • Hair brush
  • Curling Wand + Curling Iron + Flat Iron
  • Tweezers + Nail Clippers
  • Perfume + Cologne
  • Ear Plugs
  • Shampoo + Conditioner
  • Razor
  • Lotion | The desert air is dry!
  • Chapstick
  • Insulated Water Bottle | Stay hydrated!
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repelleent
  • Condoms | Nothing like finding your true love (for the weekend) at a country music festival.
  • Baby Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste
  • Sunglasses | Be sure to pack a backup pair just in case.
  • Socks + Underwear
  • Tampons | Ugh.

Weather Essentials

  • Beach Towel
  • Bikini + Coverup
  • Rain Coat
  • Umbrella
  • Poncho
  • Running Shoes | It’s always a good idea to have these in your car if your feet hurt from wearing cowboy boots all day.
  • Flip Flops
  • Warm Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Beanie

Party Supplies

  • Decor for your campsite!
  • Costumes
  • Folding Tables
  • Tailgating games | Beer Pong, Flip Cup, Cornhole (Bags), etc.
  • Card Games | Deck of Cards + Cards Against Humanity
  • Blow Up Pool
  • Slip n Slide
  • Bike
  • Outdoor Lights

Food + Drink

  • Cooler + Ice
  • Water | Always bring more than you need.
  • Gatorade
  • Coconut Water
  • Pedialyte | A life savor for rehydrating your body after a full day and night of drinking.
  • Snacks
  • Veggies | Healthy AF.
  • Booze | Be sure to check the festival guidelines on bringing alcohol into camp grounds.
  • Mixers
  • Gum + Candy
  • Granola Bars
  • Napkins + Paper Towels
  • Sandwich supplies
  • Hot Dogs + Hamburgers
  • Grill

Camping Supplies

  • American Flag
  • Duct Tape
  • Super glue
  • Popup Tent
  • Tent
  • Hammer
  • Air Mattress + Pump
  • Generator
  • Sleeping Bag + Blankets + Pillows
  • Tarps
  • Chairs
  • Camping Stove + Pots and Pans + Cooking Utentsils
  • Camping Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Mat | Keep your RV or Tent Clean from dirt
  • Lantern
  • Blankets to put on the ground
  • Garbage Bags

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