11 Shoes To Wear To A Music Festival In The Rain

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If you're a regular at music festivals, there are a few things you'll know to expect, some of which include: Insane queues for the signing tent, the most disgusting toilets you've ever encountered, and tons of mud if it rains. Shoes to wear to a music festival in the rain will become a necessity you're sure to rely on. Because nobody wants to ruin their fave sneakers or get gloopy mud all over their tootsies, while wearing open-toe sandals in the rain.

Appropriate footwear for festivals is even more important if the event you're attending is a few days long. Depending on which festival you go to, showers may be in high demand, expensive, or even non-existent, so you don't want to get caked in mud on your first day and be stuck feeling dirty for the duration of the fest. There's only so much baby wipes can do. Even if showers are easily accessible to you, there's no fun in rushing back to the showers every time you get muddy feet — which will happen a lot if you're wearing sandals — and missing all your favorite bands.

No matter if you're rocking out for an afternoon in the park or spending a long weekend in a muddy field, here are some rad shoes to wear to a music festival when the weather's not looking good.

1. The Classic Wellington Boots

Hunter Original Short Gloss Rain Boot, $140, Nordstrom

You can't go wrong with a classic rain boot made by Hunter.

2. The Sturdy Combat Boots

Lace Up Combat Boots (Wide Width), $52, Torrid

A pair of reliable combat boots won't let you down at a rainy festival.

3. The Designer Wellies

Calvin Klein Jeans Pilot Wellington Boots, $107, ASOS

These Calvin Klein boots elevate the standard "welly" to new levels.

4. The Contemporary Chelsea Boot

Hunter Original Refined Chelsea Rain Boot, $100, Urban Outfitters

White, Chelsea style rain boots make an edgy statement.

5. The Duck Boots

Yoki Faux Leather Duck Boots, $48, Forever 21

Gals who don't fancy rocking full on rain boots will find their perfect pairing in the form of these duck boots.

6. The Floral Dr. Martens

Dr. Martens Pascal Multi Floral 8-Eye Boots, $145, Dr. Martens

A festival wouldn't be the same without a pair of Dr. Martens.

7. The Cute Booties

Rain On Your Promenade Rain Bootie, $39, Modcloth

Whether it's drizzling or pouring, these pretty booties will come to your rescue.

8. The Sassy Ankle Boots

Patent Transparent Heel Ankle Boots Black, $72, Missguided

City gals can step out in these sassy boots for festivals in the heart of the concrete jungle.

9. The Glittering Rain Boots

ASOS Game Chelsea Wellies, $32, ASOS

These sparkling rain boots are sure to get you in the festival spirit!

10. The Patent Booties

Black Patent Ankle Booties, $48, Hot Topic

The rain will be no match for these slick boots.

11. The See-Through Boots

Nude Clear Over The Knee Heeled Boots, $90, Missguided

These are the ultimate statement boots to sport in rainy weather and they're sure to help you stand out from the crowd. Although they may be best for festivals in urban areas, because their heels aren't the most practical for wading through muddy fields.

It doesn't matter if you're in the midst of your city or you're in a mosh pit in the middle of a flooded field, there's a shoe to save you from soggy, muddy feet!

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