The Strokes. The Killers. Kanye. Those are just a few of the topline music acts appearing this weekend at New York’s world-class annual summer music festival, Governors Ball. But if you’re planning to check them out, you can’t just stroll over to Randall’s Island empty handed. To come correct, you’ve gotta come prepared.
Relax, from skin protection to footwear to libations, our buddies at Bacardí have got you covered in three easy steps.
1. Head over to Mini Bar and order up the Bacardí Ultimate Governors Ball Survival Kit. It’s loaded with all kinds of essential gear, including sunscreen, a Vans gift card, a tank top, party cups and cool lightweight backpack with which to tote everything. Available now in the New York metro area, it’s just 10 bucks!
2. Pre-party right with Governors Punch, a refreshing mix of Bacardí Grapefruit, Bacardí Limon, oranges, grapefruits and limes. Get the recipe at Cocktail Courier, then order a pack featuring all the ingredients to whip up six cocktails for $29.94!
3. Cue up Gov Ball w/ The Knocks, a 21-track Spotify playlist curated by the electronic music duo and guaranteed to get you in the mood for great tunes.
Oh, and now that you’re dressed up, pleasantly buzzed and bobbing your head, we have just one friendly word of advice: No yelling “Free Bird,” OK? Have fun!