Everything You Need to Know About Going to the Surf Rodeo
Looking for the answers and what to expect at the Surf Rodeo? The following information will help you plan your day for our unique and one of a kind festival.
Where do I get tickets?
How do online tickets work?
When you complete the purchase of your ticket(s) HERE you will receive an email (Be sure to enter an active email account). That email will have links to your tickets. You will need to print out the barcoded ticket and bring it with you to the gate to be scanned. The print out is your ticket. If you are participating in a contest please print your ticket and bring with you to the event.
Can I purchase tickets the day of the rodeo?
Yes! Tickets will be available for purchase at the event. We recommend purchasing before the day of as they may sell out.
Do kids pay?
Kids 10 and Under are Free!
Where is the entrance? Do I need a ticket?
New this year, Surf Rodeo is fully enclosed including Vendor Row. A paid ticket is required to enter the event. The main entrance is located under the Ventura Pier an additional entrance is located just south along the strand.
Where do I park?
We highly recommend biking and or ubering to our event
599 E. Santa Clara St. Ventura, Ca. 93001 (0.5 miles)
Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W Harbor Blvd. 93001 (0.5 miles)
Buenaventura State Beach 98 S. Chestnut St. 93001 (0.6 miles)
Surfers Point at Seaside Shoreline Dr. 93001 (0.5 miles)
Parking Structure N. of Pier on Harbor Blvd. (0.1 miles)
Where is Uber and Lyft Pick-up and drop off?
Uber/Lyft pick-up and drop off is located at the corner of Kalorama St and Front St. Please walk over the bridge and you will be at the Surf Rodeo
Where do I find which bands are playing and which day?
What time is the rodeo & when do all the contests happen?
What can I bring on the beach?
What you can bring
Small coolers (No Alcohol) - all drinks must be unopened
Food - but we will have lots of amazing food trucks to choose from
Small bag (one per person). Preferably clear
Beach chairs, blankets and beach towels
Standard non professional cameras
Sun umbrella - NO EZ UPS or large umbrellas
Medications with a prescription and valid ID matching.
What you can't bring
No weapons, knives, firearms or anything that security/police deem a weapon
No narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Marijuana is still illegal to consume in public
No Alcohol - Please do not sneak booze. We don't want the State Beach Department to shut us down
No colors/Patches Of Affiliation
No Pets (except service dogs with proper paperwork) No exceptions
No large tarps
No EZ Ups
No glass of any kind, including glass bottles
No tents of any kind
No drones or any other unmanned aircraft
No water guns and water balloons
We will have valet parking for bikes - No bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, scooters (motorized or push), hoverboards, Segway’s will be allowed inside the Surf Rodeo.
No chains or other spiked jewelry
No fireworks or other explosives
No totems / flags / flag poles
No megaphones, PA systems, air horns
No large coolers
No Video recording equipment
No professional cameras and camera equipment
No audio recording equipment
No amplified sound devices (wireless speakers, etc.)
No flyers / stickers without approval
No selfie sticks
No sales of any kind without the purchase of a vendor space
All personal belongings will be searched prior to entrance
If you can’t find what you are looking for please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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