Frequently Asked Questions
What should I wear?
Cocktail comfortable. People like to dress up when they visit the Valle de Guadalupe, but keep in mind: You’re going to be on your feet in a dusty environment. Choose shoes for the occasion. Temperatures drop in the evening, so layering is a great idea.
Is food and drink included in the ticket price?
Festival admission includes tasting portions from individual strolling stations of over 40 chefs. Admission to the festival includes free drink tastings (applies to wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages) until 6:30 p.m. After 6:30p.m., drink tickets are required. Drink tickets may be purchased at the festival.
Are children allowed?
Children are welcome until 9 p.m. Children 5 and under are free. We offer discounted prices for children 6 to 14.
Can I bring my dog?
Sorry, no pets allowed.
If I get tired, is there someplace to relax?
There is an abundance of seating available throughout the festival site.
If I use a wheelchair, walker, or cane, can I still enjoy the event?
The main festival has gentle inclines and is soft terrain (dirt).
How do I get there?
Finca Altozano, our festival location, is a 90-minute drive mostly on a divided highway from the San Diego-Tijuana border. We offer shuttle services from San Diego and Tijuana to Finca Altozano, our festival location. Click here for tickets. For more information about transportation, check out our Travel page.
Will there be non-alcoholic beverages at the event?
Yes, we will offer a selection of house-made aguas frescas as well as complimentary water. There will also be coffee drinks for sale.
Are tickets refundable?
Tickets to the Festival and surrounding events are not refundable. They are, however, transferable. Click here for instructions on transferring your ticket.
Can I upgrade my tickets?
Absolutely. Click here for instructions on upgrading your tickets.
Where should I park?
There will be ample parking a short walking distance from the event. If you prefer not to walk, there will also shuttles between the lots and the event. Premium Parking passes for parking directly in front of the festival are included with VIP tickets.
Are there still rooms available for festival weekend?
Yes, there are rooms available in Valle de Guadalupe and Ensenada. Check out the Where To Stay page for details.