You’ve got your ticket, sleeping bag and your tent, you’ve packed your bags. You’re ready to go camping. But wait, what about food? Festival food is incredible, but it can get expensive when you need 3 meals per day! This article contains our picks for the best portable camping stoves for festivals.
Festival food is something that I always look forward to, the delicious variety of street food is mouth-watering.
Mouth-wateringly expensive that is!
A meal and a soft drink can cost you upwards of £10-15 in 2022. When you need 3 meals per day for 4 days – that can become very expensive.
When you factor in the fact that you’ve already bought tickets, paid for transport, car parking passes, etc, something as simple as food can easily be overlooked.
Many festivalgoers have gone back to basics and use portable camping stoves to prepare quick and simple meals to keep themselves refuelled.
If you’re taking a portable camping stove to a music festival, you’ll want to make sure that it’s compact enough to carry without causing too much extra weight. You’ll also need to ensure that you have a supply of gas cannisters for the duration of the festival.
Other Camping Stoves Suitable For Use At Festivals
If you still haven’t found your perfect camping stove, try one of these below. Let’s hope that one of these suits your needs!
How About Some Gas?
Tips for buying a portable a camping stove
Always check with the manufacturer which size of gas cannister you’ll need. Most of these stoves will not come with gas and you’ll have to purchase this seperately.
How do you know which gas cannister fits your camping stove?
There are so many different sizes and nozzle shapes for portable camping stoves, so you’ll have to check with the manufacturer before buying gas.
Can you use camping gas and portable camping stoves at a festival?
In most festivals, yes, providing that the stove is small and compact – and of course that you use it safely. Some festivals do not allow camping stoves an barbecues so it’s important that you check first.
You should also use your camping stove responsibly, don’t use it too close to tents (they’re extremely flammable!) and certainly never use it inside your tent, or you’ll soon run out of oxygen to breathe!
Best Portable Camping Stove: Conclusion
There is a variety of portable camping stoves on the market that can help you make the most out of your festival experience. Cooking your own food at a festival means that you won’t have to queue up at the food stalls (all the best ones have queues!)
The features of each stove can vary, however there are a few key considerations that you should think about before making your final choice—such as, weight, fuel efficiency, and most of all – safety.
It’s a useful item to have – you can use it in the garden or at the beach for a hot meal on a day out, as well as take it to a festival.
Don’t forget to check out this guide on the best food to bring with you a festival!