The best festival fancy dress-up for kids

It’s time for facepaints, feathers, floral crowns and fancy dress - are your kids festival ready? They all be with these outfits, accessories and adornments...

Seven ways to a stress-free family festival

Here’s our shortlist of the best face paints, glitter kits and show stopping fancy dress outfits  – and all those extras (we’ve even thrown in a cool tent) every little one needs to make it through festival season. Not booked a festival yet? (where have you been hiding?) then check out our lowdown on the best family festivals for 2019

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First up, why not buy something extraordinary off the peg from our favourite kids’ costumiers Atelier Spatz or, you could even commission something bespoke? The results will definitely be magical and insta-worthy.

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Count the Queen of the fairies in your number with this gorgeous wings and crown set. Fairy Wings and Flower Crown Costume, £32, Meri Meri, smallable

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Perfect for little cookie monsters on Chillier Nights. Pile all-in-one suit, £17.99, H&M

The crowing glory to any festival ensemble.. Feather Headdress £16.50 Meri Meri

These are the cat’s whiskers…and tail! Alice band and tail, £7.99, H&M

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Not for wallflowers. This rainbow bright ensemble will guarantee you’re main stage material. Leotard with a tulle skirt, £17.99, H&M
Roll them in glitter with this fabulous eco brand that comes in every shade. Biodegradable Cosmetic Glitter Set, £17, Eco Glitter Fun

Put your ‘wands’ in the air like you just don’t care…Velvet and sequin Wands £15 each Fable Heart

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A pop up play tent will provide a base camp and keep the sun off their heads. Pop up Tent, £48, Otis and the Wolf
Every festival needs a superhero (and is the them of Camp Bestival 2019 too!0 Super Hero Costume £47 Numero 74 at Smallable
They’ll be over the rainbow with this amazing facepaint and we’re sure they’ll let you borrow some too… DiamondFX Split Cake Facepaints – 30g £7.45, Firetoys

Whats a festival without a floral headband? Flower hairband £5.99 Zara Kids

This stamp set will provide hours of fun. Face Paint Stamps, £7, Snazaroo

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Festival or no festival, everyone needs a pair of these. Multi Glitter Cat Ears, £8, Mimi & Lula
Who wouldn’t want to be an shiny emerald green dragon? Dragon cape dress-up £45 Meri Meri

Perfect for summer of love circa 2019. Pixie sunglasses from $95 Sons + Daughters


Did you even go to a festival if you don’t return with some (fake) tattoos? Rainbow Tin $45 Tattly