San Diego’s favourite festival CRSSD Festival is back for a 2019 spring edition. The two-day electronic music event is hosted at San Diego’s Waterfront Park and features live music, food trucks, craft beer and more. The stunning 12 acre beachfront venue hosts the biannual event in spring and fall each year.
“Pop your parasols, spring ’18 is on the horizon!”
This year’s spring edition features 50 artists spread out across three stages. The Ocean View Stage features headliners Odesza and Phantogram among other popular names. Petit Biscuit, Whethan, Ladytron and a number of live acts make up the the main stage talent. The Palms Stage features 19 acts ranging from big names such as Lane 8 and Armand Van Helden, to San Diego locals Boys Don’t Disco. Finally, the City Steps stage features many popular names such as The Martinez Brothers and Stephan Bodzin.
CRSSD Festival takes place in the Southern Californian city of San Diego. The two day event is hosted at Waterfront Park, San Diego. (1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101, USA).
Getting around San Diego is quick, easy and can also be quite entertaining. A wide range of transport options are available throughout this waterfront city. The nearest major airport is San Diego International Airport, located less than ten minutes away from the city centre. Most major domestic and international airlines operate throughout this airport.
Renting a car is the easiest way to get a round all corners of the city. Rental offices are available at the airport as well as within the city. If you are planning to stay within the city centre, a car is not necessarily required. A range of public transport options are readily available throughout the city. A number of public bus routes including MTS Bus, Rapid Express and NCTD Breeze are available for visitors. Uber and Lyft is also readily available around the clock and rides can be ordered directly from your phone.
Aside from the traditional modes of transport, San Diego offers many fun alternatives. Dockless bikes and scooters are readily available throughout the entire city. Popular brands such as Bird Scooters and LimeBike can be found just about anywhere in the city and rentals start at only $1! Pedicabs and horse-drawn carriages are also a unique alternative way to travel around the city and explore the downtown and waterfront areas. On the water, the Coronado passenger ferry operates between the Broadway Pier and the downtown Convention Centre.
Located between the international airport and city centre, there are many accomodation options around Waterfront Park. Most visitors opt to stay either in the city centre or around the airport as the venue is easily accessible by public transport. There are several hotels located within walking distance of the venue the festival and can be explored below.
The waterfront city of San Diego offers a range of things to see and do. During your visit to San Diego, be sure to visit Balboa Park, a 1200 acre multi-attraction park. Home to the San Diego Zoo, 17 museums and a range of gardens and more, it’s impossible not to love this park!
The Gaslamp Quarter is also a popular destination for both visitors and locals. The lively downtown neighbourhood is known for it’s wide range of dining options, cocktail lounges, bars, theatres and bustling nightlife. Little Italy is also another popular pedestrian-friendly neighbourhood filled with trendy bars, pubs and restaurants.
A number of nearby beaches are also available for swimming, surfing, hiking and exploring wildlife. Popular beaches include Black’s Beach, Coronado Beach and La Jolla Cove. Mission Beach is also home to San Diego’s Sea World aquatic theme park.
With an impressive lineup of headlining acts and upcoming artists, theres plenty of music to choose from. Here are our top three artists you should see at CRSSD Festival 2019.
Odesza – American duo Odesza have changed the game in the electronic music scene with their unique and striking sound. Their addictive beats and irresistible sounds have made them one of the most sought out artists in the festival world. Their explosive growth is just one of many reasons why you need to add them to your festival schedule.
Petit Biscuit – French DJ and producer Petit Biscuit has created hit after hit with his signature tropical house sounds. Popular tracks such as ‘Sunset Lover’ and ‘Memories’ will take you back to summer.
Lane 8 – American DJ and producer Lane 8 is known for his deep and progressive house sounds. Crowned as one of ’25 artists to watch in 2015’, this artist will play the perfect sound track for the spring event.
CRSSD Festival packs a lot of action into a single weekend so there are a lot of things to see and do during your visit. Here’s Rad’s bucket list for CRRSD Festival 2019 to help you have the ultimate spring experience.
Try the Craft Beers – Aside from the wide range of talent, CRSSD Festival is home to some of the best local craft beers. A number of brewing companies will be at the event for your tasting pleasure. Make sure to check out and support local west coast breweries such as 10 Barrel Brewing, Golden Road Brewing and Mother Earth Brewing.
Eat Spicy Pie – Spicy Pie is without a doubt one of the most popular festival food vendors in the country and should definitely be tried at any opportunity. The ‘gigantic delicious slices in your mouth’ must be experienced at any festival.
Catch a Set at Each Stage – With three waterfront stages filled with the best musical talent, the only thing left to do is choose who to see! Each stage offers a different style of music and is home to an entirely different vibe so make sure to catch a set at each stage to get a full taste of the CRSSD Festival experience.
The spring edition of CRSSD Festival will take place from March 2-3, 2019.
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