The downside of music festivals

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Many people are usually excited about attending a music festival because they will have an opportunity to see their favorite artist perform live on stage. Also, they will have the opportunity to meet new people, make friends and engage in a lot of fun activities.

Festivals can give you memories that are going to linger in your brain for a long time. That said, it is important that you have it at the back of your mind that music festivals are not all sunshine and rainbows, it has its fair share of woes.

In this article, we are going to be looking at the downside of going to a music festival.

Getting there

Getting to the venue of a music festival is often very difficult. And this is because of the intense traffic you are likely going to contend with. If you had a few drinks petty early, you are going to find it very difficult to find a toilet to easy yourself.

Finding a good location to camp

Finding a good camping spot is likely going to wear you out. If you are able to find a good site, carry your refreshments and belongings there is also going to be very difficult for you. At the end of the day, you are going to be tired and wasted.


If you want to sleep well during a music festival, then bring an air mattress. If you are not with one, you are likely going to have to sleep on the ground. Sleeping on the ground is by no means comfortable.

Also, the noise from other tents close to you is might prevent you from falling asleep or having a good night rest.

Tying to find your family or friends

A lot of people usually attend a music festival. This will indirectly make it very difficult for you to find your friends or family members.


A heavy downpour can ruin your experience at a music festival. First, you are going to be stuck in your tent until the rain subsides. Secondly, you are going to find it very difficult to move around because everywhere is still wet and muddy.

Final note

Music festivals are fun and exciting. But it has its downside. If you want to have a great time, you have to prepare in advance. Also, you have to ensure that you are security conscious at all times.