Everything You Need For Outside Lands This Year!

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 1

The 2019 Outside Lands is quickly approaching and we want to get you prepared.

The festival not only offers 3 days of incredible music on three different stages but a variety of attractions, food, and drinks. But before you enter, there are a few rules. Like most venues/festivals, there is a strict bag policy.

You may bring in a clear backpack, a small fanny pack, drawstring bags with only one opening, and a hydration bag. No large bags are allowed.

The website also lists items you can and cannot bring:


  • Blankets
  • Two factory-sealed water bottles up to one liter each
  • Empty drinking container (e.g., Nalgene and Klean Kanteen water bottles)
  • Binoculars
  • Bags and backpacks made of clear plastic, vinyl or PVC.
  • Small bags, fanny packs, and purses, smaller than 6” x 8” x 3”
  • Drawstring bags with only one opening, up to 13” x 16”
  • Empty hydration packs with a bladder capacity under 2.5L, with no more than two additional pockets


  • All other backpacks and large bags with multiple pockets larger than 6” x 8” x 3”
  • Weapons of any kind (including pocket knives)
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the festival)
  • Glass containers of ANY kind
  • Cans of ANY kind
  • Video equipment (including GoPros - no video recording will be allowed)
  • Professional still camera equipment with a detachable lens longer than 2 inches, tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
  • Bicycles (Not allowed inside festival grounds)
  • Strollers, wagons or carts of any kind
  • Hammocks
  • Fireworks and explosives
  • Instruments and laser pointers
  • Umbrellas
  • Selfie sticks of ANY kind, including GoPro sticks
  • Spray paint, large markers or Aerosol cans
  • Picnic baskets
  • Coolers
  • Lawn furniture or any chairs with legs
  • Large Inflatables
  • Tents
  • Pets (Except animals that assist people with disabilities)
  • Drones
  • Totems or flags
  • Threatening signs or apparel
  • American Indian Headdresses
  • No illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized or unlicensed vendors are allowed

More details below!

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