Refresh. Relax. Refuel. Repeat.

Centrally located in the La Jolla Playhouse Theatre District, the Festival Village is the perfect spot to recharge between shows, connect with friends and enjoy a bite and a beer.

Entrance to the Village is free with ample seating and a selection of dining options from James’ Place, as well as coffee and dessert stations. Enjoy an acoustic music set or catch a complimentary performance, such as the cosmic and awe-inspiring The Spheres.

Whether you plan on spending the full day or a few hours – save time to relax in the Village and immerse yourself in the ever-changing, dynamic scene that is the WoW Festival.

Entertainment Schedule

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Interactive Exhibits in the Festival Village

Message Tree

Message Tree

"Message Tree” is an interactive sculpture by Tim Nottage that invites festival goers to write and read secret messages to each other, created almost entirely out of reclaimed materials and found objects.



Rhodopsin by WSOHOIDPS (A Ship in the Woods) is an original light and sound installation aiming to encourage visitors to think about the process of perception.

Artist Chats

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Services Available in the Festival Village

  • Box Office (new ticket sales)
  • Will Call (pre-purchased ticket pick-up)
  • Information Booth
  • Program Guides + Festival Maps
  • James’ Place Restaurant (open during all Festival Hours)
  • Food & Beverage Stations – some food vendors accept cash only
  • Wine & Beer Bar (ID required for beer/wine purchase)
  • Public Restrooms
  • First Aid

Festival Village Hours

Friday, October 9, 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday, October 10, 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday, October 11, 11:00am-10:00pm

Festival Village