Gates open at 11am and Close at 10pm. Tickets can be purchased for $25/day at the door. A list of stages with links to each stage schedule can be found here:

We have extensive security and medical staff onsite. If, at any time during the festival, you need any assistance, seek out the medical tent, or look for a nearby security officer or festival staff member. Security is of paramount importance, as it is our priority to provide a safe and enjoyable weekend for all of our guests.

No, because the bar will be open after 6 p.m.

Fans can enjoy a variety of appetizing food choices from the traditional festival and fair food to gourmet food trucks. More details about the party culinary experience coming soon.

No, we are not affiliated with the Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Center. The Center can be reached at Center Hours: M-F 10am-9pm, Sat. 10am-4pm Community Help Desk: (562) 434-4455

TICKETS- Entrance to the festival is $20 pre-sale and $25 at the door. (Each Day) Children under age 12 are FREE but must be accompanied by an adult. Senior Citizens over 65 are free with valid ID as well as Veterans and Active Military with ID. No children under age 12 allowed on festival site after 5:30pm. No refunds after admission is paid shall be honored. Guests must request optional admission discount upon entry.

Yes. Tickets will be available online. Military personnel and Veterans with a valid ID may be admitted free upon request at the gate.

Volunteers who work a minimum of 4 hours for LBLGP (not to be confused with a vendor at the festival or parade) may request free entrance into the festival.

There are three entrances to the festival: MAIN GATE (On Shoreline Drive south of Ocean Blvd.) PINE GATE (On Shoreline Drive and Shoreline Village) LINDEN GATE (From the Convention Center parking lot)

Parade steps-off is at 10:30am on Ocean and Lindero Ave. Parade proceeds west along Ocean Blvd. to conclude at Alamitos Blvd. near the Festival grounds. Parade Volunteers are always welcome, and are asked to report to the Volunteer Check-In at Ocean Blvd. and Coronado Ave.

For everyone’s safety, these conditions will be strictly enforced by Festival Security and Staff: NO Broadcast or Industrial Cameras are allowed without going through the Media Application process. NO distribution of pamphlets, fliers, handbills, etc., will be allowed on festival grounds. NO roving solicitation of any kind. NO outside beverage containers allowed into the festival grounds. NO PETS. Neither EXOTIC nor DOMESTIC animals will be allowed on the festival grounds. Service animals (with authentication documents) will be the only exception. NO folding chairs, bikes, skates or rollerblades.

NO, we strictly enforce a ZERO-TOLERANCE policy on underage consumption of alcohol. Any guest under the age of 21 found consuming alcohol will immediately be evicted from the festival.

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