What To Pack When Bringing Your Kid To Outdoor Music Festivals

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Just because your band has a new member doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy music festival season. Below you can find a vetted list of what to bring filtered by


utility, packability, third-party ratings and price.

 

1. Ear Protection

 

Em’s 4 Bubs

 

 

 

 

    • Originally created by a professional musician for his daughter

       

 

    • With a 22dB noise reduction rating, Em’s 4 Bubs are the world’s smallest hearing protection earmuffs, designed just for infants

       

 

    • Adjustable headband to hold them in place, which helps to disperse pressure more evenly

       

 

    • Certified by the American National Standards Institute for ear protection

       

 

    • Amazon rating of 4 stars

       

 

    • $28.99

       

 

 

2. Sun Protection

 

Schylling Infant UV Play Shade

 

 

 

 

    • Protects your kid with the highest UPF rating available at 50+ UPF

       

 

    • Patented structure pops up and down in seconds and packs into a small travel bag

       

 

    • Waterproof and equipped with pegs and sand pockets

       

 

    • Measures 15.75” x 2” x 15.75”

       

 

    • Amazon rating of 4.5 stars

       

 

    • $41.99

       

 

 

Babiators

 

 

 

 

    • 100% UVA and UVB Protection

       

 

    • 100% rubber plus Impact and shatter-resistant lenses

       

 

    • Lost & Found Guarantee: If your child’s Babiators are lost or broken, Babiators will replace them

       

 

    • Free from BPA, phthalates, and lead-based paint

       

 

    • Amazon rating 5 stars

       

 

    • $19.99

       

 

 

J Crew Rash Guard

 

 

 

 

    • UPF 50 sun protection

       

 

    • They have a snug second-skin fit made of Nylon/Lycra® spandex

       

 

    • $36.00

       

 

 

3. Hydration

 

Swell Water Bottle

 

 

 

 

    • Keeps your drinks cold for 24 hours

       

 

    • 18/8 double-walled stainless steel, non-toxic, non-leaching and BPA free

       

 

    • 25oz holds entire bottle of wine

       

 

    • Mouth is wide enough for ice cubes and drip-free sipping

       

 

    • A portion of the proceeds from this bottle sold will go back towards WaterAid

       

 

    • $35.00

       

 

 

4. Nicks and Bruises

 

Baby First Aid Kit

 

 

 

 

    • This infant grooming kit is a combination of efforts of The First Years and the American Red Cross.

       

 

    • Contains all the essential grooming products including a digital thermometer, nasal aspirator, capped medicine spoon, nail clipper with a magnifying glass, and a storage bag.

       

 

    • 6 months and up.

       

 

    • Amazon rating of 4 stars

       

 

    • $18.92

       

 

 

5. Style Points

 

Band Shirt

 

 

 

 

 

    • Classic band shirts made as onesie and baby shirts

       

 

 

    • You can’t wear them, but your kid can

       

 

    • $15 – $22

       

 

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