On The Water, Hosted by Slightly Stoopid is a weekend long celebration of the California sun, chill music, great food & beer and good people. Enjoy sets from Slightly Stoopid (electric and acoustic), Dirty Heads, 311, Chronixx, J Boog, The Interrupters, Alborosie, The Expendables, Hirie, The Expanders, Law plus others to be announced!
On The Water will feature something for everyone. Enjoy the TASTE OF BAJA which features amazing fish tacos, fresh fish dishes, fruit bowls and wash it all down with a cold beer or fresh margarita.
Also making a debut will be Slightly Stoopid's vintage poster exhibit with rare tour and festival posters available for purchase and auction for charity. Come early and enjoy!
These limited packages can only be described as once in a lifetime! Elevate your On The Water Festival adventure with behind the scenes access, watch the show from exclusive viewing areas and treat yourself to luxury amenities.
Packages range from backstage tours,exclusive access to backstage artist lounge and viewing areas, memorable photo ops, door-to-door car service and more! Please email your personal Concierge at [email protected] for questions and to begin planning your experience.
Limited packages available, once they are gone, they’re gone.
Don’t miss out!
Saturday, October 12
12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sunday, October 13
12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
On The Water will be Oct 12 & 13 on the sandy beaches of Huntington State Beach.
This event is all ages
Doors open at noon
No "In's and Out's"
The FESTIVAL is all ages. Must have valid ID to enter. Children aged 5 and under are free to attend the general admission portion of the event with any paid adult admission. All VIP must have a VIP ticket.
*VIP Cabana's are for guests 21 years of age or older only. All guests must have valid ID in order to access Cabana's.
THIS IS A “RAIN OR SHINE” EVENT – NO REFUNDS
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
ADA Viewing platform: Yes
Layaway Plan Available Through July 12th.
A Layaway Plan will be offered for orders with a minimum of $80.00
Here’s how it works:
Upon checking out you will have the option to Pay in Full or select the Layaway Plan. You will additionally find your payment schedule and balance on your receipt.
On The Water is a fully accessible event, and we are dedicated to continually improving our efforts to ensure you have access to all the festival amenities. We welcome and encourage all feedback and suggestions from our patrons. Please email [email protected] for the ACCESSIBILITY Guide that explains the services provided this year.
We will do our best to help you have an awesome experience.
If you are flying in to On the Water, Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA) is best.
The festival entrance is located on Pacific Coast Highway between MAGNOLIA and BROOKHURST, which is all southeast of the Huntington Beach Pier.
Put this in your GPS or tell your Uber driver:
The shuttle stop will be conveniently located near downtown Huntington Beach hotels as well as most of the larger parking lots on Pacific Coast Highway. There is only one shuttle stop- BEACH & PCH
The shuttle ONLY goes from Pacific Coast Highway & Beach Blvd, down to the festival entrance near Brookhurst & PCH and back.
Hours are 11:30am until 9:30pm and run all loop all day.
Shuttle passes are $10 per person, per day, round-trip. Children under 10 years-old can ride for free with paid adult shuttle pass.
Shuttle passes for sale (per person, per day) can be reserved ahead of time here:
Parking is available in the State Park parking lots at (21779-21889 Pacific Coast Highway) for a fee per vehicle, paid to State Parks upon arrival. Space is limited and it will be first come, first served. Arrive early, you have been warned.
Additional paid lots suggested to try are:
All three options are a close walk to the ONLY shuttle stop at Pacific Coast Highway & Beach Blvd. A shuttle pass will be required to ride the shuttle down to the festival entrance and back at the end of the night.
Bicycle parking is available near the festival entrance near PCH & Brookhurst. BRING YOUR OWN LOCK. Bikes not parked in the designated areas will be impounded at the owner's expense. Bicycles are NOT allowed on the shuttle.
At the end of the night, Uber/Lyft can pick you up from near Magnolia and Pacific Coast Highway.
Will re-entry be allowed at the festival?
Not on the same day, no.
Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items.
Please note, all personal belongings will be searched prior to entrance, so please adhere to these rules so that others will not be delayed during the entrance process.
For general inquiries about On The Water
For any questions regarding passes or confirmation codes please email:
For more info to become a sponsor:
For more info to become a food vendor:
For more info to become a vendor (not food):
For all press inquiries:
For all vip inquiries:
For all ADA inquiries: