When do the gates close?

It closes at different times each day. Please see gate schedule above for gate hours. Once the gate is shut for the day they are shut, no more vehicles are allowed onto the festival site. Please plan your trip accordingly, and if you arrive after the gates close, stay in Santa Barbara overnight and arrive once gates are open the following morning.

Vehicles on site are permitted to leave after the gates close, so long as they are parked in the parking lots and NOT in the campgrounds. Vehicles parked with Car or RV Camping stickers are not permitted to move after dark, for the safety of everyone.