Your All-Access Guide to Lollapalooza 2019
Lollapalooza is a multi-genre music festival in Chicago, IL, pulling crowds of over 160,000 attendees. This 4-day festival is August 1-4, featuring headliners such as Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers, Childish Gambino, and The Strokes.
Lollapalooza 2019 Lineup
Who To Look Out For
This lineup is stacked with lunchbox team favorites, from Tame Impala to Lane 8 to San Holo. Also be sure to check out Whipped Cream, Gryffin, Fisher, and RL Grime (can you tell we're biased towards EDM...).
What Should I Have That I Might Not Think To Bring?
- EARPLUGS: Noice induced hearing loss is a serious issue at music festivals. Protect your hearing without compromising the music with a high fidelity pair.
- PASHMINA: While it can be hot during the day, nights can cool down. Don't be caught unprepared and bring our favorite festival accessory!
- EXTERNAL BATTERY: Stay powered through 10+ hour days with a fully charged external battery and charging cables. Bonus points if you have a bag that can run a charging cable from the bag to your phone!
PSA: CHECK THE BAG POLICY
Don't get caught without anything to carry your stuff.
According to Lollapalooza's website, "bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Bag size may not exceed 14” x 11” x 5”, and must have no more than one singular pocket or opening. Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited." While this means you won't be able to bring backpacks with multiple pockets, your bag won't need to be clear like at some festivals.
In addition to bags, lollapalooza allows hydration packs that are "emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir." This means one bladder pocket, one pocket to hold your stuff.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is re-entry allowed?
A: Lollapalooza ticket holders are allowed to enter the festival 3 times per day! Just make sure you scan out if you plan to leave.
Q: Is theft a problem at Lollapalooza?
A: Like at most festivals in the U.S. and around the world, theft is an issue at Lolla. Most of the people are amazing, but a few bad eggs can quickly ruin your festival experience, Make sure to protect yourself and your valuables by investing in an anti-theft hydration pack like lunchbox!
Q: What kind of shoes are best Lollapalooza?
A: Go for comfort over everything else! Lollapalooza is a 4-day festival so you’ll be on your feet a lot.
Q: Does Lollapalooza have lockers?
A: Yes, they have lockers available for rental inside the festival grounds. They even come with a portable charger and cable! They can fill up though, so to ensure you get one make sure to go early in the day.
Q: Is there parking at the venue?
A: Yes! If you plan on driving, we recommend booking your parking spot in advance.
Q: Does the festival have an age limit?
A: No! Lollapalooza is an all-ages event.
Have a question that's not answered here? Head over to the Lollapalooza website for more information:
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