I have heard from several Eagle Rock families—some new to the area—that they’re excited to hit the Eagle Rock Music Festival this Saturday.
Of course they are! It’s an iconic neighborhood event that Eagle Rockers look forward to every year. Last year the festival attracted some 60,000 music lovers.
But the question I’m getting from parents is what about families that have young kids? Can they enjoy the festival together? How do kids deal with the crowds and noise?
I’d love to hear from all you Eagle Rock parents who manage to have a great time with your kids at this event each year. What advice do you have for families who want to experience the festival? What bands do you and your family plan to see together— and why? Any other fun things to do with the kids?
While we’re at it, let’s talk hunger issues. Is it a good idea to eat at home first or wait to sample gourmet food truck fare? Some parents have heard that although there’s always great food at the festival, the lines at food trucks tend to be huge as well. What’s been your experience?
How we can make the most of this festival in our own backyard without facing major kid meltdowns and endless choruses of "I want to go home!?” Thanks for your insights, Eagle Rock Moms and Dads—and see you at the festival.