For three days every year, two famous vintage wooden windmills and 180,000 people turn San Francisco's Golden Gate Park into a veritable musical epicenter. Headliners abound (this year they include the likes of Kanye West, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Killers and Macklemore), and they're joined by the city's best culinary talents, its craftiest craft brewers and so much more.
Whether this is your first time attending or your fourth, navigating the Outside Lands Music Festival (Aug. 8-10) is, well, no walk in the park. This handy insider's guide from a festival veteran has the essential tips that will help get you through it.
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