Lollapalooza is enormous — no surprises there.
Stretching through Chicago’s Grant Park for one mile from end to end, the yearly festival includes seven daily stages of music as well as a “Kidzapalooza” to aid in distracting anyone under the age of 10 from melting down smack dab in the middle of a headlining set.
Kids actually aren’t the only festival-goers prone to meltdowns. Since Lollapalooza expanded from three days to four in 2016 — with the schedule of after-shows also ballooning — navigating the fanfare of the festival (while keeping fresh in the process) has become something of an art form.
Below, find some tips for thriving during Lollapalooza weekend: