General Questions


What are the dates of the 2017 Daytona Blues Festival? October 6, 7, and 8.

What time will the gates open? The gates will open ONE HOUR before the music starts on the days of the festival. Gates will open at 1:30 on Friday and at NOON  on Saturday and Sunday.  Music starts at 2:30 pm on Friday and at 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

How do I buy tickets? Early bird tickets are NOW on sale on this website .We use PayPal’s secure server for our online ticket transactions. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT TO BUY TICKETS.  You can check out as a guest in PayPal. Tickets are not refundable.


We’ll have volunteers at WILL CALL for those of you who order your DBF tickets online. Bring your PayPal receipt and ID to pick up your tickets!


I plan to order my tickets online. Where do I pick them up? Go to the WILL CALL area to pick up your Daytona Blues Festival tickets. Just show your ID and PayPal receipt. WE DO NOT MAIL TICKETS TO YOU.

I bought tickets for the 2016 festival which was cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew. Are my tickets still good? Yes, your tickets are still valid. We have a list and you will pick up your tickets at WILL CALL at the 2017 festival. Bring your valid ID and PayPal receipt.


What are the 2017 ticket prices?  2017 EARLY BIRD TICKETS are $75 for a 3 day ticket and $30 for a 1 day ticket.Tickets are non-refundable.

After September 4, 2017 ticket prices will be $90 for a 3 day ticket and $35 for a 1 day ticket. Tickets are non-refundable.

You will pick up your tickets at WILL CALL with your PayPal receipt and valid ID.


What about tickets for children? The festival is an all ages event. One child under the age of 14 will be admitted FREE with one paid admission.

What time will be music start? The music will start at 2:30 pm  on FRIDAY and at 1 pm on SATURDAY and SUNDAY. Gates will open one hour before the music starts each day.

What time will the music end? The music will end by 10:30 pm  Friday and Saturday and by 9:15 pm on Sunday.


Covered grandstand seating at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.


Where is the festival held? Jackie Robinson Ballpark, 105 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. The ball park is home of the Daytona Tortugas and is referred to as “The Jack.”




What about parking? There is a free parking lot adjacent to historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark. There are approximately 5000 parking spaces within a 5 minute walk of the ball park, according to the Daytona Tortuga’s website.

What about handicap parking? Handicap parking is available in the parking lot on a first come, first serve basis.

Is there a shuttle service from my hotel to the festival?  Shuttle service is NOT available from our lodging partner hotels to the festival. Taxis and rental cars are available in Daytona Beach

What’s near the ball park? The ball park is located in historic downtown Daytona just across the street (Beach Avenue) from shops and restaurants.

What about seating? The ball park has grandstand (covered) seating, bleacher seating(not covered), and you can stand or dance in front of the stage.

Is the ball park wheelchair accessible? Yes. Jackie Robinson Ball Park has wheelchair accessible seating and restrooms.

Can I leave and re-enter the ballpark during the festival?  Yes. You may leave and re-enter the ballpark as you please. Just take your ticket with you for re-entry.

Can I bring my dog? Only service dogs are allowed in Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Can I bring a chair? No. Chairs are not allowed. You may bring a seat cushion.

Can I bring an umbrella? Yes, but the grandstand is covered so umbrellas are not necessary in inclement weather.

Can I bring a camera? Yes.

Can I bring a cooler? No, the ballpark policy prohibits coolers. And Jackie Robinson Ballpark security employees and  Daytona Blues Festival security employees have the right to inspect your bags. It’s for the safety of everyone.

Is food available at the ball park? Yes. Reasonably priced food and beverages are available for sale.

Is there an ATM at the ball park? Yes.