4 DAYS of LIVE MUSIC, DANCE, FOOD & FUN! MAY 11-14, 2017
The Full Line Up and Schedule Now Posted!

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It’s the Most Fun You’ll Find This Side of The Bayou!

Zydeco, Blues, Cajun, Swing, Jazz, Salsa

Live Music!

7 Stages!  Non stop Music! Zydeco, Blues, Cajun, Swing, Salsa, Country & Jazz.  The link below will take you to our 2017 line up page.

Dance on huge wooden dance floors


If you’re smiling, you’re doing it right! It’s a Bon Temps way of life. Free dance lessons by some of the finest instructors in the country!

Top Instructors
Delicious Cajun & Creole food


Delicious Creole & Cajun Food including 10,000 pounds of live crawfish straight from Louisiana! Cooking demos by Southern chefs!

Mardi Gras Parades


It’s Mardi Gras in May! This spirited 4-day music & food festival features entertainment for the whole family! Kids 17 and under admitted Free.

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Many Thanks to Our Event Sponsors & Patrons!

Financial support for Gator By The Bay is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.  Many thanks to them and our other major platinum level event sponsors. Our full List of sponsors is available through this LINK.