Frequently Asked Questions
Got questions about the Festival? We've got answers here.
How much does it cost to attend?
Admission to the festival and activities are free! But be sure to bring cash if you’d like to enjoy the many food options.
Is there a charge for parking?
Yes, Cal Expo charges $10 for parking, but you can also park offsite for free. For more details download parking information.
Fees are daily and there are no in and out privileges.
Where is parking?
Download this parking map for more information.
There is a no fee drop off and pick up area at the main entrance of Cal Expo on Exposition Blvd and Heritage Lane.
There will be trams running in the Cal Expo parking area for those in need.
How do I get there?
Get the directions you need here!
Once I get to Cal Expo where do I go?
How do I volunteer for the event?
If I’m bringing a big group in a bus what should I do?
Will there be special needs accommodations?
There will be a respite tent for those in need as well as interpretation for the deaf during the stage activities both Saturday and Sunday.
Can I bring my dog/pet?
Please leave the pets at home. And just think how happy they will be when you get home to see them!
Can I bring a cooler, food, chairs, umbrellas, pop-up tents?
Feel free to bring your own food and enjoy the festival! (no alcohol permitted). Remember to bring plenty of water, especially if it's going to be a hot day. Be sure to bring chairs and blankets for this outdoor festival. Please leave behind pop-up tents and umbrellas that will obstruct the views of other attendees.
Is there food and drink available?
From nachos and chicken wings to ice cream and refreshing beverages, your favorite festival foods will call out your name. Bring cash!
Will there be ATMs onsite?
Yes there will ATMs onsite, but there will be an ATM fee charged.