Frequently Asked Questions
Where is North Bayfront Park?
North Bayfront Park is located on Shoreline Boulevard in downtown Corpus Christi. The main entrance to Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo is located on Resaca Street between Water Street and Shoreline Boulevard.
How much do tickets cost?
$100 for VIP two-day pass, $25 for two-day pass, $15 for Friday ticket, $15 for Saturday ticket; ticket prices will increase on the day of the festival to $20 per ticket, per day. VIP passes will be sold until sold out. All children 7 and under are free. Only single-day tickets will be sold at the entrance gate; no two-day passes will be sold on the day of the festival.
Where do I buy tickets for Fiesta de la Flor?
Tickets for Fiesta de la Flor may be purchased in advance on eventbrite.com and at participating H-E-B stores in the business office until Sunday, April 7.
Are there VIP Tickets?
Yes, due to fan demand FDLF is offering a limited number of VIP tickets in 2019! VIP Tickets are $100 per person.
What do I get with my VIP tickets?
Priority seating in the Selena Auditorium for One Person Unites Us
One hour early entrance into the festival on Friday and Saturday
Priority access for festival lines (merchandise booths and bar only)
FDLF 2019 bag of exclusive festival merch (items are subject to change)
Exclusive VIP Wristband
FDLF Bottle of Water
Access to VIP Chill Zone
Access to VIP Merchandise Tent
Access to VIP Beverage Station
Do my children receive VIP benefits as well?
Children 7 years-old and younger will be admitted with a VIP ticket-holding adult – including access to VIP Chill Zone, One Person Unites Us, and line jumping. Limit 2 children per VIP ticketed adult.
If you want your child to have the swag that VIP ticket holders receive, they will need to have their own purchased VIP tickets.
When can I purchase tickets?
VIP two-day passes ($100), Two-day passes ($25), Friday ($15) tickets and Saturday ($15) tickets will be available for purchase at eventbrite.com until Thursday, April 11.
Tickets will be made available again on eventbrite.com on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13, while supplies last. Friday ticket price increases to $20 and Saturday ticket price increases to $20. Two-day passes will NOT be available beginning Friday, April 12.
Tickets will also be sold at participating H-E-B business offices until Sunday, April 7.
May I still purchase tickets at the front gate?
A limited number of tickets will be available at the front gate located at the corner of Chaparral Street and Resaca Street starting at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 12 and 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13. Two-day passes will not be available at the gate. Friday ticket price will increase to $20 and Saturday ticket price will increase to $20 at the gate.
How does my two day pass work?
Guests who have purchased two day passes either through eventbrite.com or at participating H-E-B stores must present their two-day pass ticket upon entry on both Friday and Saturday. To ensure re-entry into the festival, guests are required to keep their two-day pass ticket.
If a festival guest would like to exit and re-enter the festival grounds, they must be hand-stamped upon exit for both Friday and Saturday re-entry.
If I decide to leave the festival, will I be allowed to re-enter the same day?
Yes, festival-goers opting to leave the festival must be hand-stamped upon exiting at the gates in order to be allowed re-entry on the same day. There are two different hand stamps for both festival days.
Please note, guests with any size bag larger than 4.5”x 6.5” must pass through the separate bag inspection line upon re-entry.
Are bags allowed into Fiesta de la Flor?
Diaper bags, cinch bags, backpacks and bags larger than 4.5” x 6.5” will be allowed into the festival. However, all bags, purses, diaper bags, etc. will require inspection at the entrance gates. Guests wishing to enter the festival grounds with any size bag larger than 4.5”x 6.5” must pass through the separate bag inspection line.
What items are prohibited inside the festival?
Prohibited items include:
Bottles, cans, coolers or similar containers
Lawn chairs or folding chairs
Bicycles, skateboards, motorized scooters, Segways or hoverboards
Food, drinks or illegal substances
Any weapon, including chains, studded bracelets, brass knuckles, firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, sticks, clubs, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas, knives, box cutters or any other type of blades
Video equipment, professional cameras, monopods, tripods, selfie sticks or recording devices.
Laser pointers, aerosol cans, noise-makers, fireworks
Pets or non-service animals
Any other items determined to be unacceptable or dangerous by management
All ADA/Handicap vehicles and equipment ARE permitted on festival grounds.
Where do I park?
There are no official Fiesta de la Flor parking lots at the festival site. However, there are several lots in the area that are individually owned & operated. Many of these lots will be offering paid parking to festival-goers. Visit Corpus Christi and Fiesta de la Flor event staff are not associated with these lots. Any issues pertaining to the parking in these lots will need to be handled directly with the companies and/or staff managing the lot.
Park and Ride Location – Park and Ride pick up will be available at Corpus Christi City Hall and the Nueces County Courthouse. Drop off location will be on Chaparral St. in between Resaca St. and Fitzgerald St. Park and Ride will be available on Friday from 4:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. This service is free and open to the public!