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7 things to experience at Governor's Ball Music Festival

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Governor's ball music festival is less than a few hours away, which features performances by the likes of La Roux, Skrillex, Chance The Rapper and more. Depending on your music fix, Governor's music ball has all of your music desires covered for this 3-day weekend in New York City. Included in this weekend's fest are other activities, including: art instillations, special promotions, lounges, after parties and more for this completely sold out fest!

We give you the top 7 things to experience, this weekend, at Governor's Ball music festival 2014!

The food
The food

The food

This year Gov Ball has a wide array of food vendors and options. Whether you're a vegan, prefer gluten free or have a preferred taste, Gov Ball has you covered with Zagat's top rated deli, Mile End Deli to Luke's Lobster to even sweet treats. All your food pleasures can be found in what is new to the festival this year, the shade and food oasis. 



Outkast is back and better than ever, taking on various music fest stages throughout the summer and the next stop is Gov Ball! Don't miss the infamous duo take the GovBallNYC stage today as they close out the opening night of the festival. 

Download the Paypal mobile app
Download the Paypal mobile app

Download the Paypal mobile app

Gov Ball has various vendors - from the delicious food vendors, the mixology tent and let's not forget about merchandise! This year, Paypal is bridging the gap between music festivals and tech by offering a easy way to make all your fest purchase via you phone. No more worries about losing your credit card, cash or trying to locate a ATM during the music festivals - because everything is done with your phone and you simply have to "check in" to make a purchase!

By downloading the app, you will also have special advantages like skipping the line and special discounts/offers from select vendors

Sober Ball NYC
Sober Ball NYC

Sober Ball NYC

Want to avoid the pressure to "indulge" at Gov Ball. The sober ball is the place for like-minded individuals who want to experience the Gov Ball activities with out over-indulging (sober) - you can connect with and enjoy the festival with! 



The Strokes
The Strokes

The Strokes

It's been three years since infamous band, The Strokes, took the stage and are hitting the Gov Ball stage this weekend! This is what to be a treat for many of their fans/supporters and what can be considered on the list of one of the most highly anticipated performances of Gov Ball. 

Tequila Don Julio Airstream Trailer
Tequila Don Julio Airstream Trailer Hunter Public Relations

Tequila Don Julio Airstream Trailer

Stop by this vintage 1967 vintage Airstream trailer that has been completely decked out into a mobile, craft cocktail bar! Stop by the Freeloaders lounge and try the official Governor's Ball drink, Tequila Don Julio Paloma. Recipe below: 

Tequila Don Julio Paloma

1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Reposado
1 ounce Soda Water
1/2 ounce Grapefruit Syrup
1/2 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
Grapefruit Peel for Garnish

1.     Combine Tequila Don Julio, grapefruit syrup and fresh lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
2.     Strain contents over ice into a highball glass.
3.     Top with soda water.
4.     Garnish with a grapefruit peel.

Ideal Serving:
Highball Glass

1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz alcohol

Capture memories via Photo/GIF booths
Capture memories via Photo/GIF booths

Capture memories via Photo/GIF booths

Leave your expensive SLR at home and actually enjoy the music, activities and more by stopping by the Gov Ball photo/gif booth - where you can have your memories (your four photos) with the option to print them out immediately or have the GIF or JPEG emailed to you.


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