Outside Lands: Besides the Music
If you're headed to San Francisco's Outside Lands this weekend, you have a lot more than three days of music ahead of you. Known for creating the ultimate festival experience, Outside Lands hosts a range of exciting and unique activities to keep you engaged between sets, with food, beer, wine, comedy, and entertainment.
Check out the full rundown below, and be sure to visit our Outside Lands Festival guide for tips and recommendations that will help you make the most out of your weekend.
A TASTE OF THE BAY AREA
Outside Lands is as much of an exploration of food as it is music. With savory eats ranging from seafood to Vietnamese sandwiches, there is something to tickle everyone's tastebuds. Check out the full vendor list of participating restaurants and exactly what delectables they're offering.
Whether you prefer crisp beer or fine wine with your food and music, Outside Lands has you covered. At either Wine Landsor Beer Lands, festivalgoers have the opportunity to take pleasure in award-winning wines and beers from local vineyards and breweries.
The infamous Barbary tent is back and featuring the top names in comedy, magic, and music. With comedy presented by SF Sketchfest, Adult Swim, and Nerdist Industries, laughing until you cry is the ultimate goal here. That really won't be difficult to achieve with a lineup that includes David Cross, Neil Patrick Harris, Reggie Watts and many many more.
ECO LANDS AND OUTSIDE LANDS GREENING
Get the ultimate lesson in sustainability at Eco Lands. Located in the nook of Hellman Hollow, across from Wine Lands, take part in urban gardening workshops, a farmers market, locally sourced food vendors, refillable water stations, and a recycling store. Also see alternative energy at work while listening to good music by checking out the solar powered Panhandle Stage.
ALL ACCESS LOUNGE POWERED BY AT&T
Be sure to stop by the All Access Lounge powered by AT&T for Outside Lands bonuses, including private performances, Q&As with you favorite artists, food and wine tastings, a live feed of the main stage, free WiFi, and more. Visit the Outside Lands activities page for the full schedule.
OCEAN BEACH CLEAN UP
Start your festival weekend on a feel-good note by helping clean up a beach. On Saturday, August 11th from 10am to 12pm, the clean-up will take place at the western edge of Golden Gate Park where the park meets the Pacific Ocean. Park across the lot from the Beach Chalet and meet at stairwell 17 to work with other music fans in making Ocean Bean safe and clean. Click here for more info and RSVP to the Ocean Bean Cleanup.
Juxtaposed magazine has curated an exciting visual experience with a select group of artists that are sure to capture your imagination. Take in daily live paintings by the likes of Dabs Myla and Skinner Davis, installations in the woods, and a stellar music theater performance.
CLUB ULTRABOOK HOSTED BY INTEL
Stop by Club Ultrabook to listen to DJ Quan spin some beats while you decorate yourself with Henna and temporary tattoos. Relax, recharge, your phone, and use one of the Ultrabook laptops to share your festival experience.
CONVENIENCE STORE POWERED BY PAYPAL
If you've forgotten some essentials for the weekend -- sunscreen, blankets -- head over the the Convenience Store powered by Intel. The store for all that you need also has lockers that you can use for the day or rent for all three days. While you're there, pick up delicious Jamba Juice smoothies or the festival's slap bracelet for a chance to win an an instant VIP upgrade.
DIGITAL MUSIC LOUNGE HOSTED BY STUBHUB
Get free tracks from Outside Lands' notable artists, charge your phone, cool down with a drink, and participate in fun games. The lounge hosted by Stubhub is the perfect stop to relax and recharge in between sets.
BEER CAMP HOSTED BY SIERRA NEVADA BREWING CO.
Hang out the Beer Camp pub at sip on tasty and unique brews from the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Hear about their beer heritage, listen to good music, and meet new people with a similar love of beer.