We’ve already gone over a few items that’ll help you out at Lollapalooza (think of them as festival cheat codes). With the festival just a short time away, now is the time to make sure what you have packed in your bag can actually be brought in to the festival.
Here’s a list (via Lollapalooza’s website) of allowed items at the festival.
Backpacks (Standard school sized. No frames or camping gear)
Blankets, Sheets, Towels
Cameras – only nonprofessional photos and video cameras will be allowed, and must be without equipment attachments such as selfie sticks, tripods, and monopods
Empty CamelBak water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles
Umbrella (Hand-held ONLY and no bigger than 42 in. when open)
Water – you may bring two factory sealed bottles of water and refill them throughout the day at our free water filling stations
And now for the list of prohibited items at Lolla.
Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
Any and all professional audio recording equipment
Professional cameras and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks) or other commercial equipment.
Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed
Drones or any other remote flying device
Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
Glass and metal containers of any kind
Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind, except 2 factory sealed bottles of water (up to 1 liter each)
Pets (except service animals)
Professional radios or walkie-talkies
Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, etc.
Weapons or explosives of any kind
Large chains or spiked jewelry
Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)
Chairs of any kind
Visit Lollapalooza’s information page for a list of frequently asked questions and other tidbits to help you enjoy the weekend.