After scrambling for tickets and then patiently counting down the days, Lollapalooza weekend is finally upon us
. The three-day music fest is basically one giant love letter to the city of Chicago, and we couldn't be more amped about it. Whether you're a seasoned Lolla-goer or a festival first-timer, there are certain things that every music maven needs for a successful weekend at Grant Park—and we're breaking the list of essentials down for you.
Besides the obvious necessities like boho-chic (and Instagram-worthy) fashions, and, of course, your passes, we're helping you out with the best Lollapalooza shopping list, ever
. From surviving the inevitable rainy day to the house-music mecca that is Perry's Tent, each and every one of these pieces will get you through the epic event in style. Click through to grab your Lolla survival kit and get ready for fist-pumping, two-steppin', or whatever-moves-you action.