Music on the Bay 2020 – FAQs
Absolutely NO coolers (either small personal or larger) are permitted at the event.
Bag Check for coolers, back packs, chairs and large bags will be checked at Registration & entrance gate.
CASH IS KING! – ATM Available in Whiskey Joe’s Restaurant in the lobby (service fee per transaction).
Chairs - can be set-out on Thursday after 12pm. Set-up is in process prior to 12pm and your chair can be moved. Friday morning, chairs may be re-arranged to accommodate more registrants.
Rental Chairs – Can be picked up at the Information Tent Thursday, 2/26 at 3pm and returned on Sunday by 1pm.
Parking – Event parking is in the Waterford Building parking garage near Shriner's. (After 3pm on Friday through 11pm Sunday) – Short term WJ Valet cost is $5. Beach parking will also be available after 6pm on Friday in the lot closest to Whiskey Joe’s. There may be a charge for beach parking.
ALL DAY EVENT PARKING IS NOT AVAILABLE AT WHISKEY JOE'S.
Beach Gear - You may bring a beach chair to the event. There is 24 hour security available throughout the weekend. No canopy chairs or pop-up tents. Space on the beach is reserved for low and bagged chairs with no canopies (they limit view). Canopy chairs can be set-up away from the stage area. A Limited number of beach umbrellas may be used, but away from the stage.
Registration – Whiskey Joe’s Parking Lot at Beach Entrance
Sunday: 10am-1pm (on ramp)
Sunday Registration End Time Tentative
If you are registered and need to arrange to pick up credentials outside of hours listed above, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is non-transferable - a photo ID is required for registration.
ALL ATTENDEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR LANYARDS AND WRIST BANDS (worn on wrist) AT ALL TIMES AT WHISKEY JOE’S
Event is 21 or older
Proper beach attire is required (no thongs or string bikinis) You will be escorted out.
Wednesday, 2/26- 1:00-11:00pm
Thursday, 2/27 - 1:00-11:00pm, 1am at The Godfrey
Friday & Saturday, 2/28 and 2/29- 9:00am-1:00am
Sunday, 3/3 - 9:00am-7pm
Pets – No pets allowed on Whiskey Joe’s Barefoot Beach Bar area.
Auctions and Raffles -
50/50 Raffle -
$5.00 for 1 ticket, $10.00 for 3 tickets and $20.00 for 7 tickets.
Credit cards accepted. Thursday evening, drawing at 9 pm and Sunday, drawing at 3pm.
Chinese Auctions each day, drawings will take place, Friday & Saturday, drawing at 8pm. Winning Raffle Numbers will be posted at 9 pm.
Chinese Auction tickets for baskets are 25 for $20.
Special Raffles held on Friday & Saturday at 9pm, $5 per ticket or 5 tickets for $20. Credit cards accepted.
Items must be picked up the evening of the raffle by 10pm and no later than 5pm on Sunday, 3/1/20, including 50/50. Any items left will become property of Music on the Bay.
MOTB Merchandise & Entertainers Merchandise –
Entertainers Merchandise - Cash and Checks, check with musicians for Credit Card purchase
MOTB Merchandise is sold by Whiskey Joe’s – Cash and Credit Cards and at the Information Tent
Beverages – All beverages must be paid for with cash or credit card. No outside alcohol. Alcohol in goody bags won’t be let back into the event.
Transportation – During the event days and at the end of each night, multiple shuttles and limos will transport attendees to and from the event hotels, The Godfrey Hotel, Chase Suites, Sailport Waterfront, Holiday Inn Express, Doubletree Suites and Sailport garage.
Shuttles will have MOTB logo signage displayed.
Tipping is encouraged!
Shuttle service is for transport to and from hotels and Whiskey Joe’s only.
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