Although it has been traditionally called a "special relationship," the truth is that under the surface, there's competition brooding between the United Kingdom and its domineering progeny the United States. One drinks coffee, the other drinks tea. One drives on the left, the other on the right. But they both hate Canada!

Perhaps MOST importantly, the two share distinct festival cultures. From styles of music to weather to attitudes and security, going to a festival in the UK is way different than going to a festival in the US. We got to thinking about some of the funniest ways in which they're different...

 

CELEBRITIES AT AMERICAN FESTIVALS

 

CELEBRITIES AT UK FESTIVALS

 

CAMPING AT AMERICAN FESTIVALS

 

CAMPING AT UK FESTIVALS

 

SECURITY AT FESTIVALS IN AMERICA

 

SECURITY AT FESTIVALS IN THE UK

 

DRINKING AT US FESTIVALS

 

DRINKING AT FESTIVALS IN THE UK

 

TOILETS AT FESTIVALS IN THE US

 

TOILETS AT FESTIVALS IN THE UK

 

BALLOON FESTIVAL IN THE US

 

BALLOON FESTIVAL IN THE UK

 

WEATHER IN THE US

 

WEATHER AT FESTIVALS IN THE UK

 

MUSIC AT FESTIVALS IN THE US

 

MUSIC AT FESTIVALS IN THE UK