So we are less than a week short for the festival and I wanted to ask you for a few recommendations for the festival such as what to bring, prices, security tips, etc.
Definitely pack for hot, dry weather. The temperature can reach 100F+ and there is virtually no shade in the polo grounds. Sunscreen for sure. Prices range anywhere from $3 for a breakfast burrito up to under $10 for a full meal. There is also a farmers market full of local fruits and vegetables. Beer is usually $8 a glass inside festival.
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Yes it gets very cold at night or it least it feels much colder because you've been in the hot sun all day! I brought a packable sweater and leggings into the fest with me because once the sun goes down it's freezing!!!
Also I didn't bring my sleeping bag last year and it was too cold not to have it so bring one!
And as others have said SUNBLOCK is a must!!!! :-)
It's nice to bring water too just because it's cumbersome getting water at the fest... and it's nice to have at the campsite! I didn't shop last year at the market but I do believe I recall them running out of stuff....
Thank you for the amazing recommendations, I am quite excited and my journey will begin tomorrow so well see what happens.
Do u know if theres a wal mart nearby or should i buy the sleeping bag before i get to indio
Not sure but there probably is since there are Walmarts everywhere. I would just google Walmart Indio California! :-)