19TH Annual Gator by the Bay Festival Returns in 2022

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the 19th annual Gator by the Bay Festival, Southern California’s largest Louisiana-themed music, food, and dance festival, with hundreds of live performances and lots of crawfish.  It returns to Spanish Landing Park, Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8, 2022. Tickets are now available for purchase at the early bird rate for a limited time.

Presented by the Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego, Gator by the Bay brings the spirit of New Orleans and bayous of Louisiana to the picturesque San Diego Bay for a memorable celebration that is best described as Southern California’s Mardi Gras in May.

“Gator by the Bay is a one-of-a-kind event that brings joy and lasting memories to people of all ages,” says Festival Producer Peter Oliver. “Each year over 15,000 passionate enthusiasts attend this event to get a taste of Louisiana’s rich culture on the West Coast. After two years of dormancy we are happy to be back with all the fan-favorite Mardi Gras experiences including samples of the history, food, music, dancing, and more.”

Hosting everything from A to Zydeco, this four-day, family-friendly event features more than 100 live musical acts and special performances. The event includes over 10,000 pounds of crawfish from Louisiana, a chef-led gumbo cook-off, flowing libations, seven stages – five with wooden dance floors, a Mardi Gras costume parade, and a full weekend of fun to coincide with Mother’s Day weekend. Each day during Gator by the Bay brings new experiences, live entertainment, and unforgettable moments at every corner with activities designed for music lovers, food enthusiasts, dancers, and more.

Gator by the Bay kicks off Thursday, May 5 with an evening concert and an optional seated dining experience featuring the best flavors of Louisiana. Festivities continue Friday afternoon and evening with live music and dance lessons, and into the weekend with two jam-packed days of food, fun, dancing, costume parades, and music.

There are several ways to experience Gator by the Bay, including single day, multi-day and hotel ticket packages. Early bird pricing is available beginning December 1, 2021, with current discounted tickets.

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.gatorbythebay.com.

Gator by the Bay provides live music by local and national artists.


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