Festival Estereo Picnic Guide

Inspired by the best music festivals in the world, Estereo Picnic Colombia will be happening for the 8th time this year. With visitors from all over Latin America, this festival is getting an important place on the top of best music festivals in South America.

AllTheRooms has put together a guide for this year’s Estereo Picnic Festival:

(Read: The World’s 10 Best Music Festivals)

 


Photo: Festival Estereo Picnic Facebook Page

 

Where and When is Estereo Picnic?

Estereo Picnic takes places in Bogotá at Parque Deportivo 222.

This year’s festival will be during the 23rd-25th of March.

Where to stay?

The festival doesn’t offer camping options. If you’re an out-of-towner you would need to book a place to stay. Since Bogota is a huge city, we highly recommend to book your accommodation as close to the venue as you can.

Find all the places to stay near to the Estéreo Picnic Festival site

 

Photo: Festival Estereo Picnic Facebook Page

Line up

This year’s line up is bringing some of the best artists from around the world to Colombia.

The line-up includes Justice, The Strokes, The XX, Flume, The Weekend, Glass Animals, Martin Garrix, Sublime with Rome and Two Door Cinema Club and so many more.

Tickets

Tickets are available at TuBoleta.com. Choose the option that matches better with your preferences and of course, budget.

Regular 1-day price: $265.000 COP + $35.000 COP service

3-day-combo V.I.P price: $1’250.000 COP + $155.000 COP service

Photo: Andrés Alvarado.

Transportation

The festival venue is actually located a bit outside the city, just after the famous Cafam Club. Don’t worry, the festival has you covered with various transportation options.

Choose between buses, private vans, cars and even, yes, a helicopter.

Book your transportation at the Estereo Picnic official site 

Traveling by car? The venue has a parking option as well.


Photo: Juan Felipe Rubio

What to bring

It might or might not rain. Bogota’s temperature variates between 7°C and 19°C, and March is rainy season in Colombia, so be prepared! Add these items to your packing list.

Rain poncho

Boots or leader shoes – it gets muddy!

A change of socks, just in case

A small backpack

Jacket or sweater (if they have pockets with zippers, you’re winning!)

Scarf

Refillable water bottles

A torch for the night

Backup charger

Blanket to sit on

Wipes – useful for everything!

 

Pro Tips

Get there on time so you don’t have to queue forever to get in

The fun extends beyond the stages. Several brands have fun activities for you to do around the festival grounds

Don’t leave your transportation to chance, make sure you arrange it beforehand

Don’t bring food or beverages, they’re not allowed

Always arrange a meeting point with friends, in case you can’t find each other and your phone is low on battery

Stay hydrated

If you wait until everybody else is hungry to purchase food/drinks, you’ll be waiting for a long time. Queue early!

Don’t forget to apply sunscreen, even if is cloudy!

And…have the time of your life!

 

Photo: Festival Estereo Picnic Facebook Page

Festival Estereo Picnic is the top musical festival in Colombia and an experience that you definitely won’t forget !

Andrea believes that there’s too much beauty in the world, and she likes to travel because she loves to see -and feel- it!. She has friends in all continents, loves chocolate and wine, reads a lot and collects quotes. She stopped buying clothes when she figured out that everything she needs, she can fit in her backpack.

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