Pacific Festival 2014

Pacific Festival at the Dunes was awesome. You could feel the warm sand beneath your feet as the water lightly lapped. You could dance in the water as live bands played in the background. You could sit around in your donut floaty & sip on a brewski. Pacific Festival, held at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, grew as the hours went on. Festival-goers were sparse up until 3 p.m. when more people started to arrive. Oh it was gorgeous. The music was perfection. It was an all-around magical time.

pacific festival

pacific festival

pacific festival

There's something about music on the beach. I've never experienced it, but it was magnificent. You could watch Poolside perform while moving your body to the music, shuffling your feet in the sand. Guys were sporting tropical button up shirts, tank tops, & board shorts. Girls wore their bikinis, fringed kimonos, & I spotted a lot of metallic, geometric temporary tattoos. 

pacific festival

pacific festival

pacific festival
Cherry Glazerr was pretty rad. Although they didn't seem to enjoy it because they tweeted, "Just played the most unorganized festival EVER! Woo! We out! Fuck #pacificfestival". Yikes. I guess you never really know what's going on in another person's world. I had a decent time y'all.

pacific festival

pacific festival

pacific festival

Bikinis. Board shorts. Sand. Music. Dancing. Drinks. Water. Sun. Palm trees. It truly was your typical California experience. Next time I attend a beach music festival I'll know how to dress accordingly. Bikini, sunscreen, & flip flops it is. Standing & walking in the sand should only be done in certain shoes. Dun dun  dun. Now I know at least. 

pacific festival

pacific festival

pacific festival

There's always overpriced food & beverages at festivals. It just wouldn't be the same if you didn't have to pay $7 for a gross, watered down beer. From a business perspective, they know people are fiending to get drunk or feel like they're on some sort of level. But to be honest, the cool breeze as the sun set across the water whilst music boomed in your ears was better than any beer.

pacific festival

pacific festival

Me & my boo thang got something called "Drunk Tots" from one of the food trucks. It consisted of tater tots, sauerkraut, ketchup, mustard, & cheese. It was an intriguing combination, & I'm pretty sure I know why it's called "Drunk Tots." This is something one would concoct in a highly inebriated state. One of my favorite moments was sitting in the sand with my boyfriend as the sun started to go down. The palm trees, the orange sky, the rippled water, & one couple in their canoe. Heaven.

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22 comments

  1. Love these images, what a great post x

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  2. Looks like such a cool festival, never heard of it before! I've always wanted to go to a festival on a beach, sounds just perfect.

    Helen xx
    uhhelsyeah.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Yeah, it was definitely a new experience, so it's something I can prepare for better next time. :]

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  3. Looks like you had an amazing time! Lovely blog:) xo, Hayley www.dailydoseofdarling.com

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  4. this looks like so much fun! jeaaallloooouuus

    xo from LA
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  5. Looks like a great time! So funny about that band having a bad experience! Love your blog:)

    Heidi D.
    www.wishesandreality.com

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    1. It was so weird to read as I researched the band. #awkward. :p

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  6. That looks like an amazing location for a music festival - jealous! And I really love all pictures you snapped - it's hard to pick a favourite.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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    1. Thankyou, Courtney. It truly was a lovely location. :]

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  7. Great photos. Looks like an absolute blast! So jealous

    Made in Mauve

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  9. I think the last photo is my favorite! and kinda crazy that that band even tweeted that! it looked like it was a fun time, I've never been to a beach festival either, would love to though :)

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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    1. I thought the same thing, Jessica. Kind of odd especially since people all over are reading their tweets.! :]

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  10. This looks amazing, you must have had a great time.

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  11. i have yet to attend a proper music festival. this looks hella fun!! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  12. I love this kind of events a lot. I mean, the setting is so perfect for a festival and the music is great too...so all I want is to enjoy these kind of moments ;)

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  13. Ah this looks so good! Really would've liked this kind of weather for my last few festivals but here in the Netherlands it's mostly raining :(

    -X-

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  14. It looks like a lot of fun and your photos are really pretty too! :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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