12 Instas That Remind Us Why We Love Festival Season

It's August, people. If you haven't yet had your fill of outdoor concerts, it's time to get on that! Already this season, thousands of music fans have donned their best and quirkiest, painted their bodies, crowned their heads with flowers, and waded into the masses to dance and sway with kindred spirits. They've jumped in the mud and trudged through the dirt to get from stage to stage, wandered into sets of their new favorite band they'd never heard of until just then, and raced to hear that DJ someone told them about before trekking out for the headliner they've loved since high school. In the wee hours, they stumbled into their tents or luxury hotels or friend's couches, their ears ringing, their limbs aching, to catch just a tiny bit of sleep before doing it all again the next day. Here we've gathered a few gorgeous shots from fans and performers at Lollapalooza, HARD Summer, Outside Lands, Bonnaroo and other fests, to look back at the crazy fun that was had there. They will definitely inspire you to get out to the next big fest coming your way.

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