Three keys to having a good festival, whether at Okeechobee Music Festival or elsewhere is: 1) Find people who make plans and follow through. My first festival was Bonnaroo 2011. There were five of us planning to go and only two of us bought our tickets. We didn’t know each other yet had to share a tent for four nights. That was an awkward introduction into festivals. 2) Come prepared. You might be coming to the festival to get weird, let loose, and act like a teenager again, but .