Take the 5 freeway and exit Poinsettia. Head west and then make a left onto Carlsbad Blvd. After you pass the campground, you will see the South Ponto parking lot entrance on your right (past volleyball courts on beach). If you have hit La Costa Avenue you have gone too far.
Start Time / End TimeStart time is flexible, as long as you have a peace officer present. Beaches must be cleared and vacant by Midnight at the latest.
Food and AlcoholFood and alcohol are allowed with the presence of a peace officer, with a few restrictions and guidelines.
Beach AccessThere are one or more locations within the venue that are directly on the beach itself, and will be made available for your private use.
Amplified MusicAmplified music is permitted, as long as you comply with a handful of restrictions. For example, the music must be played at a reasonable volume level, and be appropriate to the location. All amplified music must be off by 10:00 pm.
ParkingAll designated parking is paid and provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Other street or neighborhood parking may be available. Additionally, you may want to arrange for shuttle service or group transportation for your guests.
- no glass containers are allowed
- no firepits provided
- no electricity or water hookups provided
- no pyrotechnics
- no inflatables
- no special events on beaches on Saturdays or Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day