Frequently Asked Questions
Entry times and rules
What are the event’s entry times?
The Carnaval begins its celebration with an inaugural party for those with three-day passes on Friday, February 14 with the doors opening at 3:00 p.m. The doors will close on Sunday, February 16 at 6:00 p.m. Attendees will be denied out-of-time access to the Carnaval area. The Bahidorá Camping will open from Friday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m., and depending of your ticket, it will close on Sunday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. ("A" Zone) or on Monday, February 17 at 11:00 a.m. ("B" zone). Those camping will only have access to the Carnaval area and the river during the Carnaval’s opening hours. If you wish to attend the Carnaval since Friday 14, you will need a three-day pass (even if you already have a Camping pass). If you have a general two-day pass, you will be able to access the Carnaval on Saturday 15 from 11:00 am.
What are the set times for the musical numbers?
The doors will open from 3:00 pm. You may check the set times soon.
Can minors access the Carnaval?
No. The Carnaval de Bahidorá is an exclusively 18+ event, thus requiring an official and valid ID.
Is the venue friendly to people with motor disabilities?
Yes, most spaces are flat and friendly to people in wheelchairs. In addition, the Carnaval has resting areas.
Do I need an official ID to access?
Yes, you will need to show an official and valid ID
Can I access with food or drink to the Camping zone?
You are not allowed to access the Camping zone or the Carnaval with food or drink; however, you can bring empty thermos bottles with you.
Am I allowed to bring water or a thermos bottle?
You are allowed to introduce empty thermos bottles, but you cannot access with food or drink.
Can I bring my medication?
Yes. We urge you to bring your medical prescription as well to verify your possession of medication.
What am I not allowed to bring to the Carnaval?
The following items will not be allowed: professional video cameras, selfie sticks, drones, chairs, large pieces of baggage, food and drink (of any kind), pets, drugs and other forbidden substances, glass containers (including perfumes), aerosol cans, flammable substances, chains, sharp objects (like scissors, knifes and blades), and weapons.
Las Estacas Weather
What is the weather like #EnBahidorá?
Warm weather is predominant throughout the day and during the evening; nevertheless, the early morning can get VERY chilly. We recommend bringing sunscreen for the day and warm clothing for the night.
How much is a Carnaval de Bahidorá pass?
We have different types of passes; their prices increase as the Carnaval’s date approaches. Check the specifics for each pass type and the current sale stage in tickets section.
Where can I get my passes?
You can buy your passes online through Boletia. You may also purchase them through independent outlets, with which you can become familiar following the ticket section.
Is the Camping pass individual?
Yes. The Camping pass will grant access to only one person.
Is it safe to purchase secondhand passes?
You can only ensure your pass’s validity if you purchase it directly from the official Bahidorá outlets or from a safe secondhand outlet like StubHub
My pass is not under my name. Can I use it to access the event, or will I encounter any trouble?
You may access as long as your pass is valid. We do not recommend buying secondhand passes, for they might be duplicates.
If I am unable to attend the Carnaval, where can I sell my pass?
Bahidorá only recommends secondhand selling through safe outlets like StubHub. Use this platform if you wish to sell your pass.
Services at the Carnaval
Is there security and medical assistance?
Absolutely. The Carnaval is ready to assist you in case of any incident.
Are there payment terminals for credit/debit cards?
Yes. Charging stations have payment terminals for credit and debit cards.
Are there any ATMs?
Yes. There is one ATM for cash withdrawal. We nevertheless recommend you take with you the cash you will need in advance so as to save time at the Carnaval.
Is it safe to purchase secondhand passes?
Yes. The Carnaval strives to offer you a varied and delicious range of food and beverages. Check the projects partaking in our gastronomical offer section.
Are there any lockers?
There are limited lockers for the general public inside the Carnaval’s area. If you will be camping, we recommend you bring a lock to protect your tent.
Are there any vegan/vegetarian food options?
Yes. There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian food options. Check the projects partaking in our gastronomical offer section.
Is there any collective transport to the Carnaval?
Yes. We offer a round-trip bus route from and to Mexico City. Check prices, schedule and departing points in our tickets section.
Can I change the date of my bus ticket?
No. Once bought, the ticket cannot be transferred to a different date.