Accessibility at the Music Festival

The annual San Diego Pride Music Festival in Balboa Park includes multiple stages of entertainment, more than 200 musicians, bands, comedians, and dancers; marvelous shopping at dozens of vendor booths an art exhibit, cultural presentations; and great food!

Everyone with an open heart and open mind is welcome to the San Diego Pride Music Festival! **Please note: Balboa Park is a smoke-free zone.

Theme: Allied in Action: United for Justice
Date: Saturday, July 15th & Sunday, July 16th
Time: Saturday 12pm – 10pm; Sunday, from 11 am – 8 pm
Location: Marston Pt., Balboa Park (6th Ave. & Laurel St.)
Main Gate Ticketing Lines: Enter Music Festival at Balboa Dr. and Laurel St. Rd

 Written information for Guests with visual impairments in MS format

  • This page
  • Entering the Music Festival - narrative
  • Key locations – Coming soon
  • Accessibility Services and Accommodations
  • Large-Print Map indicating all ramps, safe passage routes, and accessible key features – Coming soon
  • 3 music stages: list of performances – Coming soon
  • Workshops for the Leather Realm, Rainbow Wellness Project in – Coming soon
  • Lists of Booths and Vendors in MS Word format – Coming soon
  • Getting Here: narrative of Shuttle Stops for Naval Hospital parking and Music Festival – Coming soon

If you would like the written information to be emailed to you, please make a request to [email protected]

Admission Tickets: Buy Tickets Here!

Accessibility - Services & Accommodations:
For a complete list visit the Services & Accommodations page here.

Main Gate Accessibility Ticket Line

  • Why use the Accessibility line? To avoid waiting in long lines, request a companion ticket, or request assistance.
  • Need help? Ask anyone from the Accessibility team or any of our new Festival Ambassadors seen roaming both inside and outside the Music Festival. Accessible Volunteers will have a teal blue shirt with accessibility icons on the back.
  • Accessible pathways and routes throughout the venue including ten (10) wheelchair ramps

It is requested that Guests using wheelchairs limit their speed to the pace of pedestrian traffic

Parking and Transportation
For accessibility information on Bus, Car, Parking and Shuttle please visit our Getting Here page.

Senior Cool Zones - Two (2)
Located in upper and lower level.

  • For Guests 50+, with a Disability or need a quiet place
  • Relax in the shade
  • Water and snacks (while supplies last)
  • Service Dogs welcome to escape the heat or to take a break

Sponsored by our community partner FOG (Fellowship of Older Gays).

Sign Language Interpreters
Interpreters will be provided at the following locations:

  • Main Stage – Saturday & Sunday
  • Mundo Latino Stage
  • Leather Realm
  • 211 San Diego and Rainbow Wellness Center which are both located outside of Main Gate
  • Request an Interpreter at the Accessibility Booth for your assistance when visiting vendors, informational booths and other attractions

Please explore the links below, and if you have further questions, email us at [email protected].