bag policy

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 4.5” x 6.5 “, 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.

general FAQs

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 the 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”.

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.
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

Yes please schedule your trip here

Yes, you will need to present and scan your printed tickets both days in order to be allowed into the festival.

Lyte ticket exchange is open to safely sell or purchase verified tickets. If you’d like to sell your tickets, you can register on the returns page to be added to the e-mail waitlist. Head to LYTE to register.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not offer refunds and do not accept returns. If there is resale demand for your tickets Lyte network may at their discretion accept them and attempt to match you with a buyer. Resale via the Lyte platform is not guaranteed.

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 CRSSD Festival will be posted on our website, social media pages, and mobile app a few days before the festival.

Nope. The County of San Diego’s Waterfront Park is a 100% smoke free venue. As such we are a NON-SMOKING event! No cigarettes, e-cigs or vapes please. We think it’s a very small price to pay for using such a beautiful space– thank you for understanding!

While we very much support California’s progressive stance on recreational marijuana, see above — We are a NO smoking event.

Fans who violate the smoking policy will be asked to leave the venue.

Re: Drugs.
CRSSD Festival has a zero tolerance policy in regards to drugs.
The possession and/or dealing of drugs is prohibited and violators will be turned over to the San Diego police.
For your safety and security, all ticket holders are subject to search at entry.

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.

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:
– Any US government-issued driver’s license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth
– US or foreign government-issued passport containing a photograph and date of birth

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: customerservice@crssdfest.com

We’ll get a little wet 🙂
Rain or shine the show will go on, but we are typically lucky here in San Diego (fngrs crssd).
Alternately hats, shades and sunscreen (sealed) always a good idea!

See the 10 day forecast for San Diego

Very limited exclusive CRSSD merch will be available at our merch tent near the entrance!
We ONLY sell merch at the fest, so get it while it’s hot.

Free up your hands and avoid losing any personal items during the fest & get your phone charged! If you’d like to have a safe and secure place to store your stuff throughout the day, make sure to pre-book a locker!

Options:

  • Single day lockers: $20
  • Both days: $35

Pre-book here:  CRSSD FESTIVAL LOCKERS FALL ’21

If it is SEALED, yes.
Makeup MUST be in new, sealed packaging. NO open makeup (compacts, lipsticks, etc)
If you have open makeup you will be asked to return it to your vehicle or dispose of it prior to entry.

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.)

Nope- sorry. No DSLR or professional cameras (any cameras with a removable lens)

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.

Lost something?
If you lose your ID OR WALLET on Saturday, if they are found they will be at the BOX OFFICE for pick up. All other items, if found, will be at the MERCH BOOTH.If you lose your ID OR WALLET on Sunday or any other item, if they are found, they will be available for pick up on the fest site at the trailers behind Ocean View/Main Stage UNTIL 2 PM.

Yes. First aid stations will be clearly indicated on site and marked both on your festival guide and mobile app.

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.

We appreciate you asking please email Team@CRSSD.com with your information.

[PLEASE NOTE: PROHIBITED ITEMS MAY BE RETURNED TO VEHICLES PRIOR TO ENTRY OR SURRENDERED AT ENTRY]

NO:

  • SMOKING (NO CIGARETTES, E-CIGS, VAPES)
  • Blocking, standing on, redirecting, or sitting on fountain jets
  • Food / eating /drinking in the fountains
  • Re-entry

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • CIGARETTES, E-CIGS, VAPES
  • Outside food + drink [sealed outside food allowed for those who have a documented need (must have Dr.’s note that matches ID)]
  • Drugs / drug paraphernalia
  • CamelBaks / bladders (water stations provided + one empty 24oz (or less) transparent plastic bottle (Nalgene style) or clear plastic water bottle OK)
  • Large backpacks (ONLY CLEAR BAGS-SEE CLEAR BAG POLICY)
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • GoPro/selfie sticks (GoPros ok)
  • Audio recording devices
  • Professional photo / video cameras
  • Drones
  • Umbrellas (parasols ok)
  • Open makeup
  • Totems
  • Hula hoops
  • LED gloves, Flowlights, etc
  • Nudity, pasties, thongs (Clothing must not when wet expose parts of body under County Code 32.1002 prohibiting public nudity)
  • Chalk, markers, sharpies
  • Chains / chain wallets
  • Stickers / flyers / solicitations
  • Pets (guide/service dogs OK)
  • Cleated shoes

[AN AMNESTY BOX WILL BE PROVIDED AT ENTRY.]
[LACK OF COMPLIANCE WITH EVENT RULES MAY RESULT IN EJECTION.]

YES:

  • Clear bags, backpacks, totes, purses that are plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 12” x 6”
  • Small clutch bags, fanny packs or wallets that do not exceed 4.5” x 6.5
  • 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.)
  • Cell phones
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Blankets/towels
  • Hand sanitizer and/or wipes (open/unsealed ok)
  • Sunscreen (contents to be checked at entry)
  • Sealed gum
  • Sealed chapstick
  • Sealed lipstick
  • Sealed eyedrops
  • Empty 24oz (or less) transparent plastic bottle (Nalgene style) or clear plastic water bottle

FESTIVAL TIPS / Heavily Encouraged:

    • GoPros (w/o sticks)
    • Sunglasses
    • Earplugs
    • Sunscreen (contents to be checked at entry)
    • Good times

Heavily Discouraged:

    • Rave attire
    • No furry boots. Some kandi is ok, but overboard will be turned away. Use your judgment.

There is an inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 in any public place where people are gathered. Covid-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness or death. People over the age of 65 and/or those with underlying medical conditions are of higher risk. Per your attendance at CRSSD Fest you voluntarily assume all risk associated w/ Covid-19.

 Please follow social distancing and mask recommendations to help protect yourself and others. If you are experience fever, cough, or other symptoms of Covid-19 please do not attend.

prohibited items

Prohibited items:

  • Totems
  • Hula hoops
  • LED gloves, Flowlights, etc
  • Nudity, pasties, thongs (Clothing must not when wet expose parts of body under County Code 32.1002 prohibiting public nudity)

Other items that you’ll need to leave at home:

  • Drugs / drug paraphernalia
  • Cigarettes, E-Cigs, Vapes
  • Outside food + drink [sealed outside food allowed for those who have a documented need (must have Dr.’s note that matches ID)]
  • Laser Pointers
  • Lighters
  • CamelBaks / bladders (water stations provided + one empty 24oz (or less) transparent plastic bottle (Nalgene style) or clear plastic water bottle OK)
  • Large backpacks (CLEAR BAGS ONLY – SEE CLEAR BAG POLICY)
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Selfie sticks
  • Audio recording devices
  • Professional photo / video cameras
  • Drones
  • Umbrellas (parasols ok)
  • Open Makeup
  • Chalk, markers, sharpies
  • Chains / chain wallets
  • Stickers / flyers / solicitations
  • Pets (guide/service dogs OK)
  • Cleated shoes

 

Heavily Discouraged:

  • Rave attire
  • No furry boots. Some kandi is ok, but overboard will be turned away. Use your judgment.
  • Fan Slapping (You may be asked to stop. If you don’t, you may be asked to leave. Please respect your neighbors!)

what can i bring?

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! top steroids

  • Clear backpacks, totes, handbags, plastic that are vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 12” x 6”
  • Small clutch bags, fanny packs & wallets that do not exceed 4.5” x 6.5
  • 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.)
  • Cell phones
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Blankets/towels
  • Hand sanitizer and/or wipes (open/unsealed ok)
  • Sunscreen (contents to be checked at entry)
  • Sealed gum
  • Sealed chapstick
  • Sealed lipstick
  • Sealed eyedrops
  • Sealed makeup
  • Empty 24oz (or less) transparent plastic bottle (Nalgene style) or clear plastic water bottle

Heavily Encouraged:

  • GoPros (w/o sticks)
  • Sunglasses
  • Earplugs
  • Good times

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