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    Sep 30, 2018

    28 Photos That Capture The Best And Worst Parts Of Going To A Music Festival

    Expectations vs. reality.

    1. First, there's music festival beverage expectations:

    And music festival beverage reality:

    2. Here's what you expect festival food to look like...

    And here's what you actually end up eating:

    3. Of course, you want the weather to be like this...

    But somehow, it always ends up like this:

    4. And you always think the lodging situation will be like this...

    When it's really this:

    5. You might think "glamping" is a thing...

    Until you find out it's just, well, camping:

    6. And maybe you held out hope that the bathrooms would look like this:

    But like, come on, you already knew that was too good to be true, right?

    Conundrum / Via pr0gramm.com

    7. These are your festival footwear expectations...

    And this is the reality:

    8. And you figure you'll put that kiddie pool to good use...

    And well, you do. Kind of.

    9. These are your tent life expectations:

    And this is tent life reality:

    10. And if you thought car camping would be more glamorous...

    You should know that it's mostly this:

    11. Staying protected from the elements isn't just cute...

    It's a matter of survival:

    12. And just in case you still have beverage-related expectations...

    Just know that this is more of the reality:

    13. This is how you think you and your crew will bond:

    And this is how you actually do:

    14. And finally, you'd expect that heading home, at least, will be uneventful...

    But it never really is, is it?

    15.

    This article was translated and edited from the original in German.