It’s also a good idea to find shade when possible, and consider bringing a small fan to help you cool off. If you forget one, you can stop by the Tidelands Health tent, where members of the health system’s team will be giving away complimentary sunscreen, fans and hand sanitizer, while supplies last.
One of the most important things festivalgoers should remember is to drink lots of water, Dr. Turek says, to help stay properly hydrated.
“A bit of forethought goes a long way,” Dr. Turek says. “By making a plan to beat the heat, you’ll be able to focus more on having fun and less on how sweaty or hot you are.”