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Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival

Wonderfront Festival

November 22-24, 2019. We are proud to host three days of music, arts and discovery on our #Wonderfront. 
7+ stages, 80+ bands, 3-day music, culinary, and arts festival along the stunning waterfront of downtown San Diego.

The hottest emerging artists and the stars you already love. And that’s just the  beginning. This is a party that completely takes over San Diego’s waterfront & downtown. Most festivals pull you out to deserted locations, whereas Wonderfront integrates one of America’s most vibrant downtowns right into the festival.


Did you know that there are free shows and public access during Wonderfront Festival?

Wonderfront Music and Arts Festival is just around the corner and San Diego is getting more excited each day! The festival will take place Friday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 24th amongst ten different stages, two of which will have free shows for the public. 

Festival set up will begin Sunday, November 17th through breakdown on Wednesday, November 27th, creating limited access to Broadway Pier, Seaport Village parking lots, Embarcadero Marina Park North, Ruocco Park, and Hilton Bayfront Park. Although the festival footprint spans over a mile, Embarcadero Promenade and Seaport Village businesses will remain open for business the entire duration of the festival.

Wonderfront values the San Diego community and is proud to incorporate local musical talent in the festival. Many locals will be featured at Ruocco Park, such as Aviator Stash (Wonderfront’s Battle of the Bands winner), along with some touring artists, as well as San Diego legend, Tony Hawk’s Huckjam.

The free SDG&E “It’s On” San Diego 250 at Ruocco Park stage schedule for free public shows is as follows:

Friday, November 22:

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM - Seis en Linea
  • 5:45 - 7:00 PM - Banda Tierra Brava
  • 7:45 - 9:16 PM - Los Crecidos

 Saturday, November 23:

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Brewfish
  • 1:40 - 2:40 PM - Grandma
  • 2:45 - 3:35 PM - Tony Hawk Huckjam
  • 3:45 - 4:45 PM - Jesse Baez 

Sunday, November 24:

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Glades
  • 1:40 - 2:40 PM - Cydeways
  • 2:45 - 3:35 PM - Tony Hawk Huckjam
  • 3:45 - 4:45 PM - Battle of the Bands Winner: Aviator Stash

In addition to the free events at Ruocco Park, the Headquarters stage will also be open to the general public, free of charge. Headquarters attendees will have the opportunity to experience salsa, reggae bands, as well as an exhibition from the region’s best vineyards and brewers, all in one setting. 

The free Headquarters stage schedule is as follows:

Friday, November 22:

  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Bulevar Descarga
  • 8:00 - 10:00 PM - San Diego Latin Jazz Collective
  • Saturday, November 23:
  • 2:00 - 4:00 PM - Juanito Ayala
  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Jimmy & Enrique
  • 8:00 - 10:00 PM - Brewfish

Sunday, November 24:

  • 2:00 - 4:00 PM - San Diego Latin Jazz Collective
  • 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Timmy Curran
  • 8:00 - 10:00 PM - Rocio La Dama de La Cumbia

 Events to the public will extend beyond these stages with the Street Theater at Seaport Village,  where street performers and buskers will entertain crowds all weekend. In addition, the Tuna Harbor Dockside Market, an open-air seafood market featuring fresh caught seafood and aqua farmed seaweed direct from local fishermen and aqua farmers, will be open on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 As a way to open up accessibility to the San Diego community to experience all Wonderfront has to offer, there will be 220 free parking spaces at Santa Fe Depot’s station Ace Lot. For those who choose not to drive, Santa Fe Depot station is conveniently half a mile, a short ten-minute walk, from Wonderfront’s northernmost point, Broadway Pier. Additionally, FRED (Free Ride Everywhere Downtown) will provide a free WonderFRED shuttle service to the public and Festival attendees, offering a continuous loop through Wonderfront venues and downtown, as well as the free Santa Fe Depot Ace Lot.

WonderFRED’s route map is below:

Map for WonderFRED route

Any additional information regarding Wonderfront Festival’s shows, performances, parking, transportation, public access, and more, can be found online at A Wonderfront hotline, 619.356.1639, will be open the following times to answer all questions public and festival goers may have:
 Prior to festival:

  • Sunday, November 17th - Thursday, November 21:
  • 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Festival Weekend:
  • Friday, November 22nd - Sunday, November 24th:
  • 8 AM - 12 AM
  • After festival:
  • Monday, November 25th - Wednesday, November 27th:
  • 8 AM - 5 PM

 Wonderfront Music and Arts Festival is truly a music lovers festival, for San Diego, put on by San Diegans. With endless opportunities and experiences, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy, regardless of age or music taste. We are looking forward to seeing you at the festival!

 WONDERFRONT Music and Arts Festival continues its mission to celebrate and exemplify San Diego culture and life for everyone. This is San Diego’s festival, where EVERYONE DESERVES MUSIC!

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