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Festival Fashion

June 27th, 2019 | ,

Festival fashion: what to bring to Bluesapalooza 2019

Feel free to bring your Festival Fashion A-game to Bluesapalooza, but don’t forget that Mammoth Lakes (and The Woods, especially) are a little more intense than your average fest venue. With that in mind, here are our survival tips:

  • Wear closed-toed shoes! The Woods at Mammoth Lakes is outdoors amongst the pines.
  • Protect yourself from the sun. The thin air means more UV rays, so wear a hat and sunglasses, and be sure to apply SPF.
  • Drink lots of water. 8000′ of altitude takes some adjustment, and it’s easy to get dehydrated even when you’re not tasting beer from 85+ craft breweries.
  • The early-August days are warm, but the nights get chilly! Bring a sweatshirt for the evenings or in case of rain.
  • Bring a blanket or low-back beach chairs for the concerts. If you can roll a basketball under the seat of your chair, it’s too high.
  • If you like getting up close and personal with the Bluesapalooza Main Stage, protect those eardrums.
  • Most importantly, have fun and bring your friends!

Sources: sunglasses, beaded brooch, sunscreen, Infinite Music enamel pin, stainless steel water bottle, backpack, sweatshirt, espadrilles, outdoor blanket, earplugs.