17 Music Festival Essentials to Put on Your Packing List

Here, we rounded up exactly what to pack for your next music festival—from sunscreen to a disposable camera.

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Festival season (opens in new tab) has arrived, and while you've probably spent a few weeks months planning your outfit, less "sexy" essentials like Purell and shower sheets are must-haves to put on your packing list. Ahead, we've rounded up the festival necessities you'll need to make your experience as fun as it looks in your Instagram pics.

Rachel Epstein is an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.