By Anthony Donatelli

Coastal Country Jam will be happening this weekend September 23- 24 at Huntington State Beach, featuring Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion, Brett Young and more!

Related: Set Times Announced for Coastal Country Jam

Before you make your way out to the party this Saturday and Sunday, here are some things you need to know (via

Q: What time do the doors open?
A: Doors open at 11am.

Q: What time does the festival end?
A: The festival ends at 9pm.

Q: Can I enter anytime?
A: As long as you are holding a ticket that has not yet been scanned that day, you may enter anytime during the event.

Q: Is re-entry allowed?
A: No! Ins-and-outs are not allowed.

Q: Where does this take place?
A: At Huntington State Beach at Brookhurst and PCH.

Q: I’m at Huntington Beach and don’t see a festival for miles, where are you?
A: Please make sure you are at Huntington STATE Beach, as Huntington Beach is a different beach. We are at Lifeguard Tower 5.

Q: Where do I park?
A: There are many options for parking. State Parks offer parking, but capacity is limited and fills up quickly. There is metered street parking as well as several paid parking structures close to Main Street and PCH. Please visit our Transportation page to find out how to get to Coastal Country Jam.

Q: Do I have to pay for parking on top of my ticket?
A: If you park in State Parks parking lots, parking is additional. Fees are set and collected directly with State Parks.

Q: Will the same acts be playing both days?
A: No! There will be a different lineup for each day.

Q: When will set times be released?
A: Get set times here.

Q: Do you take credit cards at the bars?
A: Yes! All bars take cash. We also have ATM’s on site to get cash. At times, internet signals can be challenging so using cash ($20’s and smaller) is always quickest.

Q: What can I bring into the festival?
A: Please refer to our Guidelines for what items you can and cannot bring into the festival.

Q: Can I see a festival map ahead of time?
A: Yes! Maps showing stage location, VIP area, attractions, food, bathrooms, etc. will be available prior to the event on this site. Find our map here.

Q: Can I rent a locker?
A: Yes! Store your stuff securely and keep your cell phone powered up all weekend long with a portable mobile charger. Purchase your lockers here.

Q: What kind of ID do I need?
A: You must present a current, government-issued identification to enter the festival and/or buy alcohol. Ages under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and will not need ID.

Q: I’ve lost something at the festival! Is there a lost and found?
A: Yes! All lost items will be logged and stored at our headquarters. If you have lost something, please email describing the item. If you have found something, please give it to any event staff on site, or email and we will help return it for you.

Here are items that you CAN bring in:

Beach Towels (highly recommended)
Beach Chairs (Must be no taller than 32”)
Small Bags, Single Compartment Backpacks, and Purses (maximum 12”×12“)
Fanny Packs
Cell Phones
Sealed/Wrapped Tampons
Non-Professional Flash/Still Cameras
Flags/Banners or Handmade Signs (No corporate/company branded and no hard
Handheld Camera Devices (e.g., Sony Action Cam, GoPro. Must be 6” in size or less)
GoPro extendable poles
Selfie Sticks
Smiles, Energy, Positive Attitudes and Good Vibes

Here are items that you CAN’T bring in:

Illegal Substances
Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia
Glass, Cans, Cups or Coolers
Weapons of any Kind (Includes Pocket Knives, Pepper Spray, Fireworks, etc.)
E-Cigs or Vapes
Professional Recording Equipment – Photo, Video, or Audio (No Detachable Lenses,
Tripods, Big Zooms or Commercial Use Rigs)
Markers, Pens or Spray Paint
Large Chains or Spiked Jewelry
Stickers, Flyers
Oversized Backpacks
Laser Pointers


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