FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES
All times are Eastern
SATURDAY, OCT 8
SUNDAY, OCT 9
Noon - Gates & Will Call Open
1-2:10 pm - The Cat Daddy Blues Band
2:40-3:50 pm- John Bull Trio
4:20-5:30 pm- Joel DaSilva
6:00-7:30 pm - Mr. Sipp
Noon - Gates & Will Call Open
1-2:10 pm - The Nouveaux Honkies
2:40-3:50 pm - The Pitbull of Blues Band
4:20-5:30 pm - 2nd Place IBC Winner
6:00-7:30 pm - JP Soars' Gypsy Blues Review
The event will take place at George Core Park, located at 162 Miss Zola's Dr., in Port St. Joe, overlooking St. Joseph Bay.
Festival Parking is located on 4th Street, West of Highway 98. Follow the signs to the Gate and Will Call.
All sales are final; there are no refunds.
Tickets/Wristbands are non-transferable and non-exchangeable.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen Tickets/Wristbands.
Single day tickets (Saturday and Sunday) will be available on site. V.I.P. Passes and Weekend Passes will NOT be available on site. Purchase your tickets here now.
Free festival admission for children under 12 years of age.
If you purchase a V.I.P. Pass or a Weekend Pass, you must wear your admission wristband for the duration of the festival.
Artists and times are subject to change without notice; the festival is rain or shine.
V.I.P. PASSES include:
- admission to the festival site
- up front exclusive seating, chairs provided
- free bottled water
- private restrooms
- mingle with the artists backstage!
See the top of this page.
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) is located 18 miles northwest of Panama City, 58 miles from Port St. Joe.
If you decide to come early and stay late, be sure to make a pit stop at Bradfordville Blues Club, right outside of Tallahassee, before catching your outbound flight at The Tallahassee International Airport (TLH).
By motor vehicle:
From Panama City, South Walton and Destin - Port St. Joe is located just 40 minutes east of Panama City, and an little over an hour and a half East of the Destin / South Walton area. Drive East on Highway 98. You will enter Port St. Joe shortly after passing Mexico Beach.
Check out lodging tips here.
Re-entry through check point/entry is permitted.
Will Call will be set up at the festival site. Wristbands pick up will be available at Will Call both Saturday and Sunday between noon and 7 pm ET.
\\ENTRY & SECURITY
All bags will be checked.
All festivalgoers are subject to being searched prior to entry into the Event, including members of the media. Event Organizers shall, at all times, reserve the right to either deny any person entry into or to eject any person from the Event, who in the sole and absolute discretion of Event Organizers are in violation of Event rules, which rules may be updated from time to time, with or without notice. Please note, camping will not be permitted.
\\ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES & FOOD
Available for purchase on-site.
Average day temperature upper 80s - average night temperature in the mid 70s.
\\THESE ITEMS ARE ALLOWED
Bags that are a standard size backpack or smaller - 12x12in.
Unlimited ins & outs
Digital and point & shoot cameras
Cell phones/tablets (remember to Facebook and Instagram while you’re at the festival)
Sunscreen (protect yourself)
Umbrellas (please do not block the view of other patrons)
Chairs or blankets
Two factory sealed water bottles are allowed per entrance (no larger than 1L)
Cash/Credit/ATM cards (re-entry will be allowed with your admission wristband)
\\THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED
NO glass containers admitted
NO outside alcohol
NO outside food
NO inflatables (Beach Balls, Footballs, Volleyballs, etc.)
NO chains/chain wallets
NO laser pointers
NO SLRs or professional cameras with removable lenses. (only small digital cameras or disposable cameras allowed)
NO pets (with the exception of service animals)
NO drugs & drug paraphernalia
NO large backpacks
NO musical equipment/instruments
NO fireworks / paper lanterns etc.
NO bicycles (free bicycle parking is available OUTSIDE the festival gates)