FAQ

FLIP FLOP FESTIVAL IS AN ALL-AGES FESTIVAL; 
WE WILL HAVE ENTERTAINMENT & FUN FOR EVERYONE!
FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES
FRIDAY, AUG 30
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
SUNDAY, SEPT 01
Evening
All Day
All Day

\\ADMISSION

Friday night - $15 Presale. Children 16 and under Free.
Saturday before 4 p.m. - Free.

Saturday after 4 p.m. $15 Presale. Children 16 and under Free.

Sunday before 4 p.m.- Free

Sunday after 4 p.m. $15 Presale. Children 16 and under Free.
Weekend passes - $25 Presale

Tickets available at https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/15088/bayfront-peninsula-park

 

\\VIP TICKETS

VIP tickets include: Admittance to the Concert, Flip Flop Event T-shirt, 2 Beer Tokens, Weekend Pass, VIP Pass and Lanyard, Special Lawn Seating, Commemorative Cup, and Flip Flop Koozie.

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\\ENTERTAINMENT

The festival kicks off Friday when music-goers get settled for an evening full of fun with Bag of Donuts. On Saturday evening, get ready to rock with Carrie Marie, The Romantics and headliner STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas!

 

 

\\TRAVEL OPTIONS

Port Lavaca has several options for overnight accommodations. Whether you are looking for an RV community, a vacation property rental or a stay at one of our hospitable hotels, we have many choices for you to plan your weekend as you wish.

 

 

\\FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Make plans to ride our FREE shuttle from the Bauer Community Center parking lot, located at 2300 TX 35. Port Lavaca, TX 77979. The shuttle will only be running on Saturday.

 

 

\\RESTROOM FACILITIES

We now have 2 restroom buildings on the Bay Front Peninsula. We will also have several port-o-potties available for our guests!

 

 

\\ATMS

Need cash? We've got you covered. The Flip Flop Festival will once again have ATMs for you to access your cash as you need it! We aim to make your visit convenient!

 

 

\\KID ZONE

While we have several rides without water, we will have our splash pad on during the festival. Please plan accordingly if you would like to bring a towel or change of clothes for your children. Don't forget sunscreen!!

 

 

\\PARKING

Due to the space we need to put on a first-class festival, we will not have general parking available on the peninsula. There are several parking areas around town, and we will have a shuttle running continuously on Saturday from the Bauer Community Center. Handicap parking is available at the festival location.

 

 

\\CONTESTS

Who said life wasn't fun and games? We will have the Annual Fling Flong Contest and plenty of kids activities and contests.

 

 

\\ENTRY & SECURITY

The Flip Flop Festival will have security provided by our Port Lavaca Police Department and Calhoun County Sheriff's Office all weekend long. We are thankful for our officers' service on Labor Day weekend and all year long!

 

 

\\ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

We will have ice cold beer and wine available at the Flip Flop Festival.

 

 

\\WEATHER

Labor Day Weekend is typically a sunny weekend for Port Lavaca, TX. Prepare accordingly. Don't worry! We will have plenty of shade in our HUGE beer garden, food pavilion, and shopping pavilion!

 

 

\\THESE ITEMS ARE ALLOWED

Please bring sunscreen and dress comfortably! We will have lawn chair seating available, so bring out your chairs and relax the day away. Flip flops are welcome, but not required. (Though you will need them if you plan on participating in our Annual Fling Flong Contest!)

 

 

\\THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED

Outside food and drink, Alcohol or ice chests of any type will not be allowed into the festival area. Our proceeds help benefit our community. Help support our event by leaving your drinks and ice chests at home!