FAQs

WHAT ARE THE FESTIVAL HOURS?

Gates Open:
Saturday – 11:00am – 9:30 pm
Sunday – 11:00am – 8:00 pm

WHAT IS THE FRENCH QUARTER?

The French Quarter is a little bit of New Orleans that we have recreated at the festival. Food, arts & crafts as well as various other “shops” are lining Bourbon Street in a festive Mardi Gras atmosphere.

WHAT DO THE FULL PRICE FESTIVAL TICKETS PROVIDE?

Tickets provide access all day to all public areas of the festival.

WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?

Tickets can be purchased in person at our office located at 3505 Long Beach Blvd. Suite 2G, Long Beach, CA 90807, online, or by calling 562.912.4451. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate on the day of the event.

WHAT CAN I BRING TO THE FESTIVAL?

Blankets, low-backed lawn chairs, sun block, hats and sweaters (for the evening). Small canopies are allowed in designated areas. There is no need to bring food or beverages they are available for purchase.

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

No audio or video recording devices. No private sound systems. Alcohol and drugs are strictly prohibited (beer and wine are available for purchase at the festival). Please no pets. Coolers are not allowed into the festival.

WHAT ABOUT PARKING?

Parking is available across the street from the festival grounds at the Marina Green off of Shoreline Drive, as well as the Convention Center Parking Lot off of Seaside Way. RV parking is available in some locations but overnight parking is not permitted. Parking and free shuttles to the festival are also available from downtown Long Beach. Look for the Passport shuttle (red buses) that pick up and drop off along Ocean Blvd, Shoreline Drive and other areas.

I DON'T WANT TO DRIVE. WHAT ABOUT USING THE METRO?

For trip planning using the Metro Blue Line or the Metro System to the Long Beach Bayou Festival call 1-800-COMMUTE or click on www.metro.net.

RV parking with hookups is available at Golden Shore RV. Click on GoldenShore RV for details.