Our seaside venue is located at 1600 Pacific Coast Highway. Just across from the San Diego bay and sharing space with the County of San Diego administration building.
Waterfront Park is an urban oasis with water fountains, green grass and walking paths for you to enjoy.
The San Diego International airport is just a mile away, and we’re walking distance from Union Station for Amtrak trains and trolleys.
We think you’ll find the park to be a very special place– we call it home and hope you’ll treat it as yours!
Early bird gets the worm! Doors open at noon daily, and the best time to arrive is before 4PM. Entry may be slowed at peak times during the afternoon (4pm-6pm). Grab an Express Pass to beat the line if you plan on arriving at peak times!
We highly recommend ride sharing to and from the fest. There will be designated Uber & Lyft drop off.
Yes, all backpacks must be clear and my not exceed 12” x 12”.
All persons and bags are subject to search. Clear tote bags (including handbags/purses) that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” will be admitted inside after inspection. Small clutch bags or wallets that do not exceed 6.5” x 5.5", with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the venue along with one of the clear bag options (clear tote or storage bag). Oversized bags (i.e. backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, laptop bags, etc.) and camelbacks are prohibited.
No, Fanny packs do not need to be clear (but may be subject to further search).
No, these items do not need to be clear, just within 6.5” x 5.5” limit.
Yes, however, if they are too dark they may be subject to search.
Camelbaks aren’t allowed, but bring a 24 oz clear (Nalgene style) water bottle to use the free refill station throughout the weekend.
We ask that no outside food or beverage be brought into the festival. If you have dietary restrictions and need to bring in outside food, please bring a note from your doctor or nutritionist and our security guards will be happy to help approve items upon arrival.
Nope- sorry. No DSLR or professional cameras (any cameras with a removable lens)
We want to ensure that your time at Waterfront Park is comfortable and safe. We’ll have a healthy dose of dancing in the sun so please don’t forget your sealed sunblock, nalgene style clear water bottles and a towel/blanket to have a seat on the grass. Gopros (no selfie sticks due to viewing) also heavily encouraged!
Other items that you’ll need to leave at home:
No need to reserve. Outside lockers (subject to availability) are complimentary, and we’ll have some clear bags available for those in need as well.
Yep! There are several hotels located near the festival that are easily accessible and within walking distance.
To find a place to stay over the weekend, check out hotels recommended by the San Diego Tourism Authority here
This is a cashless event. We accept Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Apple Pay & Google Pay.
YES! We are a 21+ ONLY event and you MUST have a valid Government form of ID to enter the festival (ID Card, Drivers License, or Passport).
If you lost your ID, do NOT delay on getting a replacement – we CANNOT accept DMV temporary IDs, and CANNOT guarantee entry without proper identification!
For entry you MUST have:
Yes, you will need to present and scan your tickets both days in order to be allowed into the festival.
Nope, we do not match tickets with and ID’s. Although please be aware of scammers and fake third party ticket vendors when buying re-sell tickets.
Sorry. Tickets are good for one entry to the fest per day. No re-entry.
Set times for DAY.MVS XL will be posted on our website and social media pages prior to the festival.
Yes. We have a wide assortment of food including vegan and vegetarian options. If you have dietary restrictions and need to bring in outside food, please bring a note from your doctor or nutritionist and our security guards will be happy to help approve items upon arrival.
Please don’t! While we 100% invite and encourage you to dance in the fountains, we ask that you do not eat near, block, sit, or stand on the fountain jets.
Yes. There is a free water refill station located near the circle bar in the middle of the festival.
Fans are permitted one 24oz Nalgene style clear bottle for refills. No Camelbaks or bladders will be allowed at entry.
Yes. First aid stations will be clearly indicated on site and marked on the festival map.
Prescribed medication (in container with matching ID to be checked at entry and only containing the number of doses needed for duration of event as prescribed on the pill container.)
YES. CRSSD Festival is ADA compliant and our goal is to ensure that everyone who attends the CRSSD has a great experience.
We have several ADA entrances and viewing locations for fans to enjoy their time at Waterfront Park.
If you have any questions or need assistance with entry, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.