Date + Hours

Friday, September 15 – Sunday, September 17, 2017

Gates open at 11:30 daily.

Outdoor live music and amplified sound will end by 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, and 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Indoor entertainment will feature extended hours on Friday and Saturday nights.

Each guest will be permitted one exit and re-entry per day. All guests that leave during the day and wish to re-enter, must be back inside of the gates by 7:00 p.m.

Gates will close for admission at 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights (including Encore).

Box Office

There are no physical box office locations at this time.

Lost and Found

For more information on retrieving any misplaced items at KAABOO, please visit our lost and found page. CLICK HERE

ADA Accessibility

For more information on ADA accessibility. CLICK HERE

What to Bring


  • Blankets
  • Beach towels
  • Backpacks (under 17″ x 12″ x 10″)
  • Empty water bottles
  • Binoculars
  • Point + shoot, non-professional-grade cameras
  • Strollers
  • GoPros (no poles or extenders)
  • Wheelchairs/medical scooters
  • Lighters


  • Weapons of any kind
  • Drugs/drug paraphernalia
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Glass containers
  • Outside food or beverages
  • Factory sealed water bottles
  • Coolers
  • Large bags or backpacks (over 17″ x 12″ x 10″)
  • Fireworks or explosives
  • Flags or totems
  • Laser pointers
  • Umbrellas
  • Musical instruments, including whistles
  • Lawn furniture
  • Chairs
  • Tents
  • Pets (except service animals with current rabies certification – enter through ADA Gates)
  • Audio/video recording equipment
  • Professional quality cameras
  • Personal shade tents or canopies
  • Inflatable items
  • Yard games
  • Frisbees
  • Bicycles (inside fairgrounds)
  • Rope or items to reserve spaces
  • Skateboards or scooters (except for medical scooters)
  • Drones
  • Stickers
  • Stuffed animals or dolls
  • Spray Paint
  • Unsealed eye drop containers
  • Opened over the counter medications
  • Opened bottles of vitamins
  • Marker pens
  • No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
  • No unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.

Security + Safety

Security, medical and law enforcement personnel will be on duty throughout KAABOO. If you have a security or medical question, please locate a police officer or any KAABOO team member to help you.

Parking + Transportation

Please visit our Getting There page for more information on parking.

Overnight parking for the purpose of camping in the Del Mar Racetrack + Fairgrounds parking lot or off-site KAABOO lots is strictly prohibited. If you are looking for camping options, please note that San Diego offers some RV park and campgrounds. Many are accessible to San Diego public transportation to bring you to KAABOO. For more information on city camping, please visit:

Rent Your Locker Today!

  • You will have ALL DAY Access to your locker and can come and go from your locker as you please!
  • Locker dimensions are: 11” wide, 13 ½” high, and 18” deep
  • If you rent for a multi day locker, you can leave your items in your locker overnight!
  • After pre-purchasing your locker below, you will receive an email 48 hours prior to the event containing your locker location, locker #, and lock combination.

To make your reservation, please click here.