Whether your festival of choice is art, music, food, or a little of everything, it’s hard to beat crisp fall weather and a day of enjoying the outdoors with like minded people. But the right gear can make your festy experience event better.
From solar powered string lights to a backpack with a cooler pocket, Frugal Backpacker has all the gear you need for a next level experience. Check out our team’s top picks below.
1 – Luci Solar String Lights – $40.00 Add a little festiveness to your campsite with these solar powered string lights. They even have a built in USB port to keep your devices juiced up.

2 – Kelty Ranger Doug 4 Person Tent – $319.95 This funky print is sure to make your campsite the hippest spot around. Plus, it has a really cool story behind it.

3 – Columbia Fireside Sherpa Fleece – Was: $90.00 Now: $59.99 Be ready for chilly mornings and brisk evenings with an unbelievably cozy jacket at a frugal price.
4 – Simple Modern Summit 40 oz Insulated Bottle – $24.99 Stay hydrated and say “no” to single use plastics with a great insulated water bottle.
5 – Dakine Campus 25 Backpack – $50.00 This versatile pack is just the right size for keeping your valuables close by, and it has a front cooler pocket for toting frosty beverages.
6 – Klymit KSB20 Sleeping Bag – $249.95 A good night’s sleep is critical to making sure you get your money’s worth out of those festival tickets; stay toasty and comfortable with this lightweight bag.
7 – Big Agnes Air Core Ultra Sleeping Pad – $69.95 No sleep system is complete without a cushy sleeping pad. We love Big Agnes’s lightweight, yet luxe, options.