Feast your eyes on all the essential information you’ll need for Same Same But Different, including the set times, festival map, and more!
Same Same But Different is just around the corner, and we’re ecstatic to return to Lake Perris for another edition of the beloved Southern California camping festival. The event takes place September 28 – October 1 and will host a variety of musical acts, including headliners Polo & Pan, GRiZ, Louis The Child, and Big Wild, in addition to a stacked undercard with huge sets in store from artists like Moontricks, Megan Hamilton, SunSquabi, The Motet, and What So Not, among many others.
Related: Want to dive deeper into the lineup? Check out our top artists to catch at this year’s edition of SSBD.
The music won’t be the only thing to keep you engaged and stimulated throughout the festival with activations like the Karnival of the Arts’ Creation Station. In this space, attendees can look forward to workshops such as Igniting Your Inner Poet, Whoa: Upcycled Make Your Own Clothing, Wire Wrapping, and Blacklight Body Painting. There will also be many fun camp activities, ranging from dodgeball and floatie races to hula hoop contests and burlesque.
The fun doesn’t stop there. Inner Space will be home to various yoga and stretching workshops and a plethora of speakers that dive deeper into topics like conscious dating, twerkshops, and sound baths, to name a few. Whether you’re getting down to music all weekend, making time to expand your mind and explore different workshops, or splashing around in the lake, there’s so much to look forward to this year at Same Same But Different. As the weekend of the festival approaches, be sure to check out all the essential information below, including set times, festival maps, Thursday night pre-party deets, and more, to dial in your weekend plans.
Same Same But Different 2023 – Essential Info:
Dates: Thursday, September 28 – Monday, October 1
Hours: Wednesday 2pm – 6pm (Early arrival only. Please Enter through the west park gate only); Thursday 11am – 11pm; Friday 10am – 12am; Saturday 10am – 12am; Sunday 10am – 9pm
Venue Address: 18095 Lake Perris Drive, Perris, CA 92571
Tickets: Purchase HERE
Facebook Event Page: RSVP HERE
Same Same But Different 2023 – Set Times:
Same Same But Different 2023 – Festival and Camping Map:
Reminder To Mind Your Belongings:
Unfortunately, many people have reported pickpockets, bag slashings, and theft of wallets, smartphones, purses, and other valuables during this festival season. While this small number of bad apples in the bunch doesn’t define an entire crowd, some opportunistic people come to these events to take advantage of unsuspecting partygoers, and it’s important to be mindful of your valuables while at Same Same But Different.
Looking for tips to keep your belongings safe? Check our post highlighting some ideas!
You can bring alcohol into the camping areas. You must be 21 to consume alcohol. No kegs. No outside alcohol will be allowed in the festival grounds – alcohol will be sold inside the festival grounds. Alcohol is limited to 1 case of beer OR 1 box of wine OR 1 plastic alcohol bottle per car. You can’t bring glass to SSBD.
Same Same But Different – Do’s & Don’ts:
ALLOWED IN THE CAMPGROUND
- Camping Gear
- Your own alcohol for personal use
- Food and Water
- Enclosed propane stoves
- Bluetooth speakers
- Floaties, paddle boards and rafts
- Good attitudes and vibes all weekend!
NOT ALLOWED IN THE CAMPGROUND
- Generators of any kind
- Sound Systems
- Illegal Drugs
- Glass Bottles
- Motorized vehicles
- Pets (email [email protected] for documented service animals)
- Fires outside designated fire pits
ALLOWED IN THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS
- Empty Reusable Water Bottles
NOT ALLOWED IN THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS
- Outside alcohol
- Glass Bottles
- Illegal Drugs
- Offensive costumes or attire
- Motorized vehicles of any kind
For additional information regarding Same Same But Different, please review the general FAQ section on their website.