Experience Gator By The Bay Festival 2024

09may4:30 pm10:30 pmExperience Gator By The Bay Festival 2024The largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou

Event Details

Mark your calendars for an extraordinary celebration of music, food, and Southern charm at the Gator By The Bay Festival. Known as the most authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival outside of the bayou, Gator By The Bay returns to the scenic Spanish Landing Park on San Diego Bay this Mother’s Day weekend, from May 9-12, 2024.

Daily Hours and Activities:

  • Thursday, May 9: 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Friday, May 10: 3:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Saturday, May 11 (Morning to Evening): 10:30 AM – 8:20 PM
  • Saturday, May 11 (Sat Night Dance): 9:00 PM – Midnight
  • Sunday, May 12: 10:30 AM – 7:40 PM

Music and More:

Boasting seven stages with live music, the festival features over 100 musical acts including zydeco, blues, Cajun, and jazz performances. This year, attendees will enjoy the soulful rhythms that have defined Louisiana’s cultural landscape. Whether you’re a fan of upbeat dance music or smooth jazz, Gator By The Bay has something to offer every music lover.


Delight in authentic Southern cuisine with a spotlight on over 10,000 pounds of crawfish flown in directly from Louisiana. Alongside, enjoy a plethora of Southern favorites from gumbo and jambalaya to po’boys and beignets. The festival’s culinary offerings are as rich and varied as its music.


Tickets are available online and must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite. No tickets will be sold at the door, ensuring a streamlined and exclusive experience for all festival-goers.

Special for Families:

Children aged 17 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult, making this an ideal family outing. Experience a blend of culture, cuisine, and music at Gator By The Bay and create lasting memories.

Come Celebrate:

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Gator By The Bay, where every corner of the festival vibrates with energy and the spirit of Louisiana. From the live music and dance to the irresistible array of food, this festival promises four days of fun and excitement against the backdrop of beautiful San Diego Bay.



May 9, 2024 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm(GMT-07:00)

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