San Diego's Mardi Gras in May!
100+ Performance on 7 Stages!
Zydeco, Blues, Swing, Cajun, Rockabilly, Latin and Country!
Huge Shaded Dance Floors!
Delicious Cajun & Creole Food!
San Diego’s annual Gator By The Bay, the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou will be held May -8, 2022. 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, southern cuisine 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.
Dates: May 5 - 8, 2022
Times: Thurs., May 7: 6 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., May 8: 12 noon – 10:30 p.m.
Sat., May 9: 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sun., May 10: 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Since its inception in 2001, the festival has grown to showcase an array of music choices from blues, salsa, zydeco, Cajun and a taste of country, including Grammy-winning artists directly from Louisiana, legendary Chicago and California blues artists, rockabilly and roots performers and award-winning salsa and Latin bands. The festival has become an annual must-do for enthusiasts of all ages who have traveled from throughout California, and 39 other U.S. states, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia.
View the full line-up on the website at GatorByTheBay.com
Gator By The Bay Festival takes place at Spanish Landing Park
3900 North Harbor Drive, San Diego
Directly across from the San Diego International Airport
Please refer to the website for parking options.
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