How to organise a small music festival – in 9 steps

How to organise a small music festival – in 9 steps

Live music, light nights, open skies and feel-good vibes – not much can rival the atmosphere of a summertime music festival.

If you’re a serial Glasto-goer or are obsessed with your local music scene, you might be thinking about organising your own. Go for it, we say! Whether it’s to turn a profit, or simply put on an amazing event for your mates, planning a mini music festival can be a thrilling experience. It’s also a great way to start building up a portfolio if you’re looking to get into event planning as a career. Festivals can be fantastic as fundraisers, too, giving you the chance to raise money for a good cause while having a whole lot of fun.

Whatever your reasons for wanting to plan your own small music festival, you’ll need to be armed with knowledge before you get started.

Kick things off by reading our quick how-to guide👇

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How to get into music festival planning

How to get into music festival planning

For live-music aficionados, nothing quite beats the thrill of watching a revered band or DJ perform as the sun sets over atmospheric festival scenes. If this sounds like you, and you also happen to have exceptional organisational skills plus a passion for bringing people together – a career in music festival planning could be a smart move.

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