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Gator By The Bay Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish Festival is the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou. It's held each year around Mothers’ Day weekend, the 2nd weekend in May. Presented by San Diego’s Bon Temps Social Club, it features four days of live music with over 100 musical acts and special performances on seven stages, shaded dance floors, delicious southern food including 10,000 pounds of crawfish trucked from Louisiana, non-stop live music, dancing, and family fun at Spanish Landing Park on beautiful San Diego Bay across from the airport.

Single-day and multi-day passes are available. Kids 17 & Under are admitted Free with Paid Adult.
If you have a promo code, please enter it at check out.

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!

Festival Hours: 
Thursday May 9, 2024 - 4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday May 10, 2024 - 3:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday May 11, 2024- 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM  
Sunday May 12, 2024 - 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Saturday Night Dance: 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

General Terms

GATOR BY THE BAY FESTIVAL (GBB Festival) TICKET PURCHASE TERMS & CONDITIONS: Use of this Ticket constitutes acceptance of the following ticket waiver. This ticket is a revocable license for the time/date listed. Physical possession of this Ticket is being provided to the holder ("Holder") to serve as evidence of the existence of the License. Management may, without refund, revoke this License or refuse admission for noncompliance with Ticket terms and conditions, facility rules, illegal activity or disorderly conduct.

By completing a GBB Festival ticket purchase, you acknowledge there are inherent and incidental risks and dangers involved in attending a festival in an outdoor setting, including but not limited to weather risks, large crowds, which may involve risk of serious injury, loss of life, and/or property damage. You take responsibility for your own health, welfare, and safety during your attendance, and therefore assume all risks whether or not described herein with full knowledge thereof. Accordingly, for yourself, your executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns, in consideration of being permitted to attend the Event and participate in its Activities, you hereby irrevocably waive and discharge any and all claims that you now have or may, in the future, have against GBB Festival and its respective members, affiliates, successors, assigns, officers, directors, employees, agents and licensees, including, without limitation, any and all claims for personal injury, death or property damage, whether or not caused by the negligence of GBB Festival and its affiliates.

Refund Policy

All sales are final. No Refunds or Exchanges. Artist and times are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund for this ticket may be issued at the option of the Promoter and may not include additional ticketing fees.

Item Transfer Policy

Resale of tickets in contravention of applicable local, state, and federal laws is not permitted. GBB Festival takes no responsibility for tickets from unauthorized sources (which may be lost, stolen, counterfeit, or otherwise void). No refunds will be made, nor will lost, stolen, or invalidated tickets be reissued other than in the sole discretion of GBB Festival.

Miscellaneous Policies

You understand your email address may be shared with GBB Festival sponsors and partners. By attending GBB Festival, you consent to your likeness and image being included in audio-visual productions, photographs, and/or other materials created by GBB Festival or its designees for promotional or commercial broadcast. Sound recordings and videography of GBB Festival are expressly prohibited unless prior permission is granted. Skateboards, hoverboards, bicycles, skates, rollerblades are not permitted. Pets are not permitted, including emotional support animals. Exclusion except animals certified as trained to assist.

Ticket holders may not bring food or drink products onto the Festival grounds. For the safety and security of all, attendees may be subject to a bag & security check at the entrance to the festival. Holder consents to reasonable search on entry and waives any related claims. We encourage you to leave bags and backpacks at home or in your vehicle to help expedite your entrance. Items that security find as potentially dangerous to the attendees may be confiscated.
Professional cameras, recording devices are prohibited. Outside alcohol, coolers, drugs, contraband and pets are not permitted.