FESTIVAL INFO

LOCATION:

VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001

WAYS TO GET HERE

CAR:

DIRECTIONS TAKING 101 SOUTH

From the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) southbound, take the Seaward Ave. exit, make an immediate right on Harbor Blvd. and proceed to Ventura County Fair at Seaside Park.

DIRECTIONS TAKING 101 NORTH

From the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) northbound, take the Seaward Ave. exit or the California Street exit. Turn left towards the ocean to Harbor Blvd., turn right on Harbor and continue until you reach The Ventura County Fairgrounds at the corner of Harbor and Figueroa.

DAY PARKING: $20

TRAIN:

Pacific Surfliner Amtrak Train

PLANE:

SBA – Santa Barbara Airport

LAX – Los Angeles International Airport
BUR – Burbank Airport

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FESTIVAL HOURS:

DAY 0: THUR 4/18 – WELCOME PARTY – MUSIC: 2:00PM > 11:30PM
DAY 1: FRI 4/19 – LUNAR NEW YEAR – MUSIC: NOON > 11:30 PM
DAY 2: SAT 4/20 – NEW YEAR’S EVE – MUSIC: NOON > 11:30 PM
DAY 3: SUN 4/21 – MARDI GRAS – MUSIC: NOON > 10:00 PM

ENTRY PASSES

GENERAL ADMISSION 3 DAY + BONUS DAY ENTRY PASS

  • Entrance to Venue All 4 Days
  • Access to Camping Areas

PRIMO (VIP) 3 DAY + BONUS DAY ENTRY PASS

  • Entrance to Venue All 4 Days
  • Access to Camping Areas
  • Express Venue Entry Line
  • Intimate Performance Viewing Area
  • Private Bar Access
  • Private Upgraded Restrooms
  • Primo Access at Two Stages
  • Shaded Seating Areas
  • Note: Primo Cost Is The Same For All Ages Due To Space Limitations

ADA OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR BOTH

For questions please email info@skullandroses.com

YOUTH – AGE 13-17

Youth General Admission Passes are available at an extremely reduced rate for fans between – Age 13-17. For PRIMO access you need to purchase a PRIMO ticket. There are no youth Primo tickets available due to space limitations. The wristbands need to be picked up at the Box Office using the attached PDF ticket and a valid youth ID. An adult with a GA or Primo wristband/pass must be present along with the youth.

CHILD – UNDER 13

Child General Admission Passes are completely FREE.For PRIMO access you need to purchase a PRIMO ticket. There are no child Primo tickets available due to space limitations. An Adult with a GA or Primo wristband/pass must be present along with the child. Maximum of 2 Child Passes per one Adult Pass is permitted.

Child wristbands must be picked up at the Box Office using the attached PDF ticket.

THEME NIGHTS

START PACKING NOW FOR YOUR FAVORITE THEME NIGHTS!

THURSDAY:::LUNAR NEW YEAR
FRIDAY:::NEW YEARS EVE
SATURDAY:::4/20
SUNDAY:::MARDI GRAS

CAMPING + PARKING

Camping will be available at the Fairgrounds by the beach – one of the most potent Deadhead power spots on Planet Earth. This is 100% authentic Grateful Dead rock & dirt parking lot camping. No frills.

No showers but the World’s Largest Bathtub – the Pacific Ocean – is directly adjacent to the campground. As SKULL & ROSES occurs at the waterfront plan for every type of inclement weather known to man – Hot, Cold, Wind, Rain, Dust, Dirt, Rocks, Mud, Sand, Fog, Mist, Hail, DEW and anything else that may cross our path on the Golden Road to Glory! Rain or Shine.

DETAILS:

  • Each Vehicle Needs Its Own Camping Pass
  • Each Camper Needs Their Own Entry Pass

AUTO CAMPING

Camp Space is 18×18 – One Vehicle Per Space. Multiple Campers are allowed to camp in single space as long as all people and equipment are completely within the boundaries and not intruding on neighboring campsites in any way.

R.V. CAMPING – 34′ – 39′

R.V. Space ranges from 18’x34’ – 18’x39’. One Vehicle Per Space – Companion Vehicles require their own camping pass. Entire RV (including sides & awning) must fit within allocated space. Tents, Furniture, etc… may be set up as long as within. No hook ups

R.V. CAMPING GRASS – PARTIAL HOOKUPS

R.V. Space 40’ and under with Partial Hookups – access to water and power. Pumping services can be ordered and paid for separately if needed. One Vehicle Per Space – Companion Vehicles require their own camping pass. Entire RV (including sides & awning) must fit within allocated space. Tents, Furniture, etc… may be set up as long as within.

R.V. CAMPING BEACH SIDE – FULL HOOKUPS

R.V. Space 40’ and under with Full Hookups – access to water and power and pumping. Closet camping spaces to the beach within the Fairgrounds. One Vehicle Per Space – Companion Vehicles require their own camping pass. Entire RV (including sides & awning) must fit within allocated space. Tents, Furniture, etc… may be set up as long as within.

AUTO & RV FAMILY/ SOBER/ QUIET CAMPING

Designated Area -18′ x 18′ space. Family & Sober area. Each vehicle needs a Camping Pass. Each person needs an Entry Pass. Dry Camping. No hookups. This area observes quiet hours.

CAMPSITE VENDING

There won’t be an Official Vendor Row; we are going old school lot style…vend where you camp. If you need extra room you can buy extra camping passes. There will be a specific area of the camping lot for vendors. NO FOOD, NO DRINK, NO ILLEGAL (or legal for that matter) SUBSTANCES. You need to purchase a 3-Day Admission Pass for each person who will be entering the campground as well as a Camping Pass.

CAMPING DETAILS:

THURSDAY: APRIL 18
LOAD-IN – 9:00 AM TO 9:00 PM
LOAD-OUT – NO INS & OUTS

FRIDAY: APRIL 19
LOAD-IN – 9:00 AM TO 9:00 PM
LOAD-OUT – NO INS & OUTS

SATURDAY: APRIL 20
LOAD-IN – NONE
LOAD-OUT – NO INS & OUTS

SUNDAY: APRIL 21
LOAD-IN – NONE
LOAD-OUT – NO INS & OUTS

MONDAY: APRIL 22
LOAD-OUT – BY NOON

NO INs AND OUTs

Once a camping vehicle enters, it shall remain in place, parked until time of departure from the festival.
Gates are open 24 hours to EXIT on foot.
For “Foot” guests re-entering the festival, the gates will be closed 2am to 7am for entry.

ALLOWED AT CAMPSITE BUT NOT IN CONCERT AREA

Backpacks, Ice Chests, Coolers, Tents, E-Z Ups, In-Ground or Free-Standing Umbrellas, Food & Beverage.

OUTSIDE ALCOHOL
Outside Alcohol is Prohibited in the Concert Area. R.V. campers may possess alcohol inside their R.V. but not outside the Camping Area. The venue staff will monitor this closely throughout the event.

CAMPSITE FOOD & BEVERAGE
Campers may bring and prepare food but open flames and fire of any kind are strictly prohibited. PROPANE CAMPING STOVES ALLOWED but NO: BBQ’s, Hibachis, Charcoal, Campfires, Tiki Torches or other open flame of any kind. Food and alcohol options will be available onsite.

THE FOLLOWING ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED:

ANIMALS – Service animals are permitted throughout the venue. NO emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals.

OPEN FIRES – No Campfires, Charcoal, BBQs, Hibachis, Tiki Torches or any other Open Flames.

VEHICLES IN CONCERT AREA – NO Bicycles, Skateboards, Roller Skates, Scooters, Hoverboards.

REMOTE CONTROL DEVICES – Aircraft, Drone, Cars, etc.

NITROUS OXIDE – ** NO GAS ALLOWED!! ** Total Bust!! All Security Staff will be on high alert.

Anyone affiliated with nitrous tanks will be removed and tanks confiscated.

Anyone selling N20 will ‘Spend the Night in Jail’

PROMOTER & VENUE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN GOODS

Valuables should be secured within a locked vehicle or preferably left at home.

DRUMS, INSTRUMENTS, & ACOUSTIC MUSIC ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED.

** NO AMPLIFIED NOISE IS ALLOWED AFTER 11:30 PM. **

DAY PARKING: $20

Parking is available in the Day Lot at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Parking is available from 8:00am to 1:00am daily for a fee. No Camping in the Day Lot!!

HOTEL

CROWNE PLAZA
Stay just a 10 min beach walk from the venue at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel. Rooms range in sizes and date availability. Hotels always sell out early so book ASAP.

DISCLAIMER
SKULL & ROSES is not associated with, responsible for, or in partnership with any vending/selling/gifting/trading outside of the concert area. In that regard, SKULL & ROSES will remain harmless from any and all claims, loss or damage to personal property, liabilities and costs, including attorney’s fees, as a result of participation with any vendors outside of the concert area.
Campers vending wares from their campsite must abide by all local, state and federal regulations, including applicable sales permits and declaration of income. No food or beverage sales is permitted and violators are subject to immediate removal from the Ventura County Fairgrounds without a refund.
No illegal substances, weapons, or outside food and beverage will be allowed within the concert area and SKULL & ROSES reserves the right to remove violators of any kind from the Ventura County Fairgrounds without a refund at any time.