50+ Epic Gifts for Festival Goers [Updated for 2021]

23 Nov, 2021 | Festival Tips, Popular, Shopping & Events, UK

The Ultimate festival lovers christmas and birthday present ideas list

I’ve pulled together the ultimate That Festival Life Christmas Gift Guide (or birthdays, or Valentine’s Day or just because!) with over 50 gifts for festival-goers, with festival gift ideas suitable for all of the fest lovers, partygoers & rave professionals in your life. I’ve used over a decade’s worth of festival experience to bring you a list chockablock with absolute festival essentials as well as beautiful wares from independent festival traders themselves!

What Present Should you Get For a Festival Lover!?

This festive season, be the best for our planet and prioritise gifting EXPERIENCES, your time and non-tangible things – like the first item on my list!! The rest of this list of festival gifts is made up of wonderful things to cherish or practical things to use – you’ll find no gimmicks or pointless single-use items here! Where possible I have chosen from small ethical and independent brands – brands that need your support after a summer with no trading.

From festival art to beautiful coffee table books, handmade accessories and eco-friendly cosmetics I’ve gathered some of my favourite things into this epic list of 50 epic gifts for you and yours… plus, I’ve included some handy discount codes exclusively for That Festival Life readers!


Festival Tickets
Camping Festival Gifts
Festival Books
Festival Gadgets
Festival Art
Festival Toiletries
Festival Clothing (for women & men)
Festival Accessories
Gifts for Glastonbury Lovers
Gifts for Burning Man Fans

Gift Festival Tickets

Give the gift of an actual festival – of course! This is a great time of year to get tickets whilst they’re on cheaper tiers.

Camp Bestival

Ticketmaster has a load of amazing UK weekend festivals on sale now, choose from Camp Bestival, Download, Latitude, Isle of Wight, Wilderness, Kendall Calling & more on their festival finder!

Ticket voucher gifts for festival goers

Since you can’t put e-tickets under the Christmas tree, why not get one of these cute custom ticket vouchers made to add a special touch?

Field day tickets

Full weekend ticket bit too much of an investment? How about a ticket to a nice little city day festival like Field Day?

Festival Gifts Under £10

Looking for some Christmas stocking fillers for festival lovers? Check out these sweet gift ideas that are all less than a tenner…

Glittery festival hair clip stocking filler idea

This cute sparkly resin hairclip would make the perfect stocking filler!

Biodegradable glitter for all the wannabe mermaids in your life

Festival checklist

Personalised carabiner torch. How nifty is this?

Camping Festival Gifts

Camping equipment and accessories are a great festival gift to help make a festival fan’s summer stays more comfortable!!

This deluxe eco festival gift bag includes everything your festival loving friend might need for their next season!

Vintage Folding Camping Stool; there definitely a surplus of broken plastic camping chairs heading to landfill every year so why not go retro with your campsite comfort!

Stripy boutique festival bell tent

Feel like festival royalty and never lose your tent again with this stunning red and white striped bell tent.

festival or camping spork

A handy all-in-one hard-wearing reusable bit of festival cutlery; this Titanium spork would be the envy of any camp mate!

Festival Gift Books

From Woodstock to Secret Garden Party, “Festivals: A Music Lover’s Guide to the Festivals You need to Know” is a beautifully written guide to the best festivals across the globe. A perfect gift for any festival lover, this beautiful, colourful book, is heavy with stories, history and stunning photographs.

Festival book

Where’s my Welly; “The World’s Greatest Music Festival Challenge” A very cute picture book exploring some of the biggest festivals in the world with an added interactive element!

Gift ideas for festival lovers

Chronicling half a century of the world’s greatest festival, Glastonbury 50 is the official account from the Eavises themselves and would make a great gift for any festival goer.

Check out my post about 15 must read Festival Books for more ideas for festival gifts!

Festival Gadget Gifts

Festival essentials

Give someone the present of power – this Anker power bank is the ultimate practical gift for festival-goers. It’s what I use and it will last you a whole weekend of phone charging!

Give the gift of memories with a Kodak Film Camera – such a fun festival accessory and the photos are a special sentimental thing to get developed after all your festival adventures.

Gadgets for festival goers

EarPeace HD High Fidelity Hearing Protection; I swear by these EarPeace earplugs. Hearing protection is sexy & so important in a festival environment. They come in a handy little metal tube you can clip on yourself.

Art to Gift to Festival Goers

Art prints for festival goers

Commemorating and reimagining arguably the world’s most legendary festival, check out Silversun Studio’s Woodstock Print. If you love a retro or art nouveau style, check out the rest of their prints, depicting other festivals as well as icons from the 70s. I love the Stevie Nicks one!

Art for festival lovers

ShangrilART, the art publishing company behind the infamous Glastonbury area, have still got some of their incredible limited edition prints from last year’s festival available… some of my favourites were Big Mikes by Rueben Dangoor,  Aida Wilde’s ‘Lousy Print‘ and my absolute favourite Hayden Keys’ ‘Hypnotic’.

Prints for festival goers

Kate Chidley Festival Map: Kate is so talented, you might recognise her distinctive work as she illustrates whole site maps of many festivals around the country. I’ve got her Shambala one from a couple of years ago with my stall right in the middle! If you’re looking for something extra special you could even contact her for a custom piece.

Cosmetic, Beauty & Toiletry Gifts for Festival Goers

Hygenic gifts for festival goers

A lush little, plastic-free eco-friendly festival pack complete with everything you could need from a small torch to bio glitter.

Practical present for festival lover

Born in Bristol – Magic Mirrors are so handy, as well as being shatterproof they also fold out to full length so you can see your outfit, The essential gifts for festival-goers.

ethical gifts for festival goers

Go Full Circle Festival kit  – another great little kit with everything you need! I’m obsessed with their no water body wash.

useful gifts for festival lovers

Yarrow’s all-natural Wilderness Kit is a natural first aid kit with everything you need to treat stings, bits, cuts and sprains.

Eco gifts for festival lovers

Sack off the wet wipes and replace them with a cute set of these reusable makeup wipes. Use them with a botanical micellar water for a fresh face in the morning!

travel towel for camping or festivals

Travel Towels– I love mine! A generous sized travel towel that folds up super small, made out of mega absorbent super soft fabric that’s made from recycled bottles.

essential gifts for festival lovers

An absolute festival essential, Dry Shampoo powder will get you through a festival with no shower access and give you a bit of volume in the process!

Eco gifts for girls

A lovely eco friendly deodorant that promises 24 hour protection so you can dance all night long!

sparkly gift ideas

What’s a festival without a little glitter!? This festival gift pack includes biodegradable glitter and pressed floral face decorations.

Check out my ethical festival beauty guide for more ideas.

Festival Clothing for Women & Men


All L.O.M everything!! An iconic festival wear brand known for their original prints paired with pom-poms and fringing galore. This Tribal Tales Lycra Fringe Playsuit is fabulous, or see the whole range here.

Eco gifts for girls

Raincoats made from recycled tents left at festivals! What an amazing idea. You can custom order them in whatever colours you choose from Billygoats & Raincoats & they do both kids & adult sizes.

The ULTIMATE party pants, get yourself some Lady Jane sequin shorts to take you all the way through from NYE until Festival season! Check out mine in action at Wonderfruit festival!

Something for the fellas – this crazy patchwork print shirt. Ethically made in Ghana by Ashanti Empress, a regular on the festival circuit.

The BEST sequin meggings from Sparklebutt a sparkleriffic London based sequin brand. They also do womenswear and fab accessories so check them out!

MADWAG reversible waistcoat. Another excellent connoisseur of meggings MAGWAG specialises in bright prints and sparkly lycra!

Explore the very best festival catsuits here!

Festival Accessories

Beautiful printed African fan, useful for festivals and taking nice photos.

Keep cool & stand out of the crowd with a Fashionable African print Kente handheld fan! Personally made by TheBrandGH in Ghana. Great for the warmer weather and for taking cute pics.

Fabulous festival sunglasses

LOVE SPECS! Magical festival essentials that refract light into tiny hearts – and they raise money for important charity work in Malawi.

Colourful festival earrings

I love this pair of Dakota Rae Dust earrings, they are lovingly also handmade in the UK from reclaimed fabrics… check out the rest of her amazing wares here.

A whole row of appreciation for the queen of outrageous accessories Victoria AKA Pica Pica Feathers, starting with her iconic reversible sequin and velvet head wraps, great to wear in winter too.

Next up are her incredible embellished sunglasses, they are so extra and come in all different shapes and sizes.

It’s not just sunnies though, Vix embellishes everything! Her embellished hat collection ranged from military hats to visors, cowboy hats and more.

Statement festival earrings

Kokomo YES PAL earrings, handmade by my lovely friend Jess in Bristol these are bound to make a statement!

Festival headpiece

Zoe AKA Zedhead has been a festival trading pal of mine for years and her festival crowns and headpieces are epic gifts for festival-goers!

Bumbag festival gifyt

The original bum bag queen, a Beksies Boutique bum bag would be an amazing festival gift to cherish for life!

Head to my post for The Best Festival Bumbags or Festival Headdresses for some more gifts for festival-goers!

Present Ideas by Festival

If you’re looking for something special for a specific festival fan then look no further, I’ve split some great gifts up for lovers of some of the biggest festivals in the world

Gift ideas for Glastonbury Lovers

Festival Christmas Baubles

These are so cute! Not just Glastonbury Pyramid Stage themed but lots of general festival scenes and I think I spotted a pink Latitude festival sheep in there too! These are a great addition to your Christmas tree and can be hung with your own recycled festival wristbands!

Glastonbury Festival Calendar

An unofficial Glastonbury Calendar filled with 12 beautiful dramatic artworks of the festival by Alice Harfield.

Pyramid Stage Embroidery

How sweet is this little Pyramid stage embroidery? I think it really captures the colour and vibrancy of the festival.

Festival Gifts for Burners

Essential goggles for protecting from that Playa dust – with a bit of added bling of course.

Burning Man books

The Art of Burning Man by NK Guy, a photo book chronicling 16 years of Burning Man art.

You won’t get lost in the Burning Man desert with these rainbow LED wings lighting you up!

I hope you found my Ultimate Gift Guide for Festival Goers useful! If you’ve got any suggestions you think I should have included do let me know in the comments below! And for even more practical gift ideas, check out the ultimate festival packing

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Disclaimer: Most of the links used in this post are affiliate links which means that I get a very small percentage if you choose to buy something – at no extra cost to you!! This is what helps to fund this blog, so thank you so much. I’ve also included a few things without affiliate programmes, just cause I love them, and lots of these gifts for festival goers are produced by my pals! As ever, all opinions are my own and I would never promote anything I didn’t think was great. ❤️ Thank you for supporting That Festival Life!


  1. Keeley

    Love this !! So many great ideas.. I actually got 2 copies of the Glasto book for presents then didn’t draw the person for secret Santa. So that’s one copy going away for a birthday and the other a gift to ourself ?

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      Haha yeah I’d like to get one to gift myself!! x

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