Music Hall




We’re committed to doing everything we can to ensure we can continue bringing amazing live concerts to fans. Prior to entry into House of Blues, ALL shows will require attendees to provide proof full COVID-19 vaccination (at least two weeks after final dose) or an Antigen tests taken within 24hrs of show date or a PCR tests taken within 48hrs of show date will be accepted at entry. Negative Test results must be dated, and time-stamped to gain entry into the venue. Proof must be a PRINTED copy of a negative test result or vaccination, or the original vaccination card.

Rapid testing is available on-site through Test SD for $25, please plan at least 15-20 minutes to perform the test and wait for your results. 

Please note that requirements and venue protocols, such as testing and vaccination are subject to change, so be sure to check back closer to your event date for the latest information.


What kind of COVID-19 test is considered a diagnostic test?

A PCR (48 hours) or Antigen (24 hours) COVID-19 test will be accepted - please be sure to bring printed proof of your negative test result, dated and time-stamped.

To find a testing site near you, click here.

Will at home COVID-19 tests be accepted?

At-home covid test results will only be accepted if there is a link to results you can print from a medical platform.

I have received my first COVID-19 vaccination dose, will my first dose vaccination card be accepted at entry?

Proof of full vaccination requires the last vaccination dose to be administered at least two weeks prior to the event date. If your dose is from a vaccine series that requires two doses, full vaccination status requirement would be met only 14 days after the second dose. For those guests who have only received the first of two doses, proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test will be required, Antigen tests taken within 24hrs of show date or PCR tests taken within 48hrs prior to the event date.

How soon to the event date should I take a COVID-19 diagnostic test?

Per the California Public Health Department, only Antigen tests taken within 24hrs of show date or PCR tests taken within 48hrs of show date will be accepted at entry. Negative Test results must be dated, and time-stamped to gain entry into the venue.

A member of our group is under 12 years of age and is ineligible for vaccination, can he/she still attend an event requiring vaccination?

When an event requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination, any unvaccinated fans under 12 years of age will be required to provide printed proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test taken 24 hours (Antigen) or 48 hours (PCR) prior to the event.

I am ineligible for vaccination due to underlying health conditions, am I still able to attend my event?

When an event requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination, unvaccinated fans with a valid medical restriction will be required to provide printed proof of a negative 19 diagnostic test taken 24 hours (Antigen) or 48 hours (PCR) prior to the event.

Will I have to wear a mask?

Face coverings are required for fans regardless of vaccination status, unless actively eating or drinking, per the California Public Health Department guidelines.

Bag Policy


To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, we have implemented the following bag policy: we will allow clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC tote bags no larger than 12"x6"x12" and/or small clutch bags (4.5"x6.5" - do not need to be clear). If your bag does not meet these requirements, you will be asked to return them to your car and get in line again.

Box Office Hours


Due to the ongoing global pandemic, and to protect the health and safety of our guests and venue staff members, the box office at House of Blues will be open on-day-of-show only.

If you’d like to purchase tickets, please visit us at If you’re looking to obtain a refund for a show that was either canceled, postponed or rescheduled, please visit us at for more information.  We look forward to seeing you at our next show at House of Blues!

How do I make a special needs request?


Please call the Box Office for all special needs accommodations at 619-299-2583, option 1 then 2.

How do I find the concert or event calendar?


The event calendar is available online by clicking here.

What are the age restrictions?


For an all-ages show, guests of all ages are welcome with an admission ticket. Children age 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Age restricted shows will be notated when purchasing tickets. Please review or inquire about any age restrictions prior to purchasing tickets.

How do I get VIP tickets or upgraded seating?


HOB has some of the best ways to view a show in the city! We’ve got you covered! For VIP ticket or upgraded seating inquiries, click here or call us directly at 619-525-1969 or call us directly at 619-525-1969.

Can I upgrade my tickets on the day of the event?


Absolutely! As long as there are still VIP areas available. If you are interested in upgrading your tickets on the day of the event, click here.

If you are already at the venue, please stop by the Box Office or ask any staff member for assistance.

How is your Music Hall set up?


The Music Hall is General Admission Standing Room Only. We are built for dancing and rocking out! That means there is no seat to go along with your ticket despite those pesky little numbers that may be printed on it.

For those of you looking to upgrade your experience, we do have some VIP Seating options including loge seating and table seating. Loge seats are fold down stadium style seating located on the balcony. Tables include 4 stools and are located in either wing of the balcony. For more information regarding these VIP areas, please contact us here

How can I get early entry into the show?


Have you heard of PASS THE LINE? For most shows, you can make a purchase of $25 or more per person in the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar or at the Gear Shop on the day of show. This pass will give you priority entrance into the show before the general public. You can either purchase PTL in advance or just come on in before the show and grab a meal or souvenir and your receipt will be your pass!

To make reservations at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar, click here or by calling us at 619-299-2583.

To browse our rockin’ gear, click here.

Do you allow re-entry into the show?


No, there is no re-entry. But why would you want to leave? The show will be great!!

My tickets are at will call. How & when can I pick up my tickets?


Will call tickets can be picked up on day of show at the Box Office. Box Office opens 2 hours prior to door times. You will need a valid photo ID and the credit card used for purchase.

If you are trying to pick up your tickets in advance, please call the Box Office at 619-299-2583.

I forgot to print my tickets; can you scan them from my Smartphone?


Of course! Make sure you have a full charge when you arrive!

Will I pay any fees if I purchase tickets in person at the Box Office?


Yes, there is a minimal service fee per ticket. (lower than online!)

The show I bought tickets for got cancelled. How do I get my money back?


Tickets for cancelled shows can be refunded at the point of purchase. If you purchased tickets online through or, your refund will automatically be processed in 3-5 business days.

My ticket location says Voodoo Room at House of Blues. Where do I go?


Voodoo Room entrance is on the 5th Ave side of the property underneath the marquee. If you input 1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 into your mapping program, it will take you right to the Voodoo Room entrance.

What is not allowed to enter the venue?


(Keep in mind priority number 1 is to HAVE FUN! Just please do it without the items listed below)

  • No guns, knives, weapons, pepper spray, projectiles of any kind, or any other item that could be used to inflict harm.
  • Replicas of any type of weapon are NOT permitted
  • No drugs, drug paraphernalia or illegal substances of any kind
  • No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, selfie sticks, drones, masks or laser pointers.
  • No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment - (including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms or commercial use rigs)
  • No unsealed liquids or gels of any kind
  • No jewelry or clothing that could inflict harm
  • No large bags over (10” x 10”), backpacks, Camelbacks or Bota bags
  • No stuffed animals or toys of any kind

This list of prohibited items is subject to change at the discretion of venue management. Please click here for more details.

Can you smoke in the Music Hall?


Smoking of any kind is not permitted in the venue. This also includes vape cigarettes. There is a designated area outside for smoking.

Are food and beverage available for purchase during a show?


Of course!! We have a variety of food & beverage options available for purchase, including local craft beers, tasty bites and a full bar available during shows.

Where can we eat before the show?


Well, House of Blues Restaurant & Bar of course!!! Our Restaurant & Bar also features live music on selected nights! It’s a great way to pre-game before the show!

To make reservations or to view the menu, click here or by calling 619-299-2583.

For most shows, by spending $25 or more per person in the restaurant, you can receive a Pass the Line voucher that will give you priority entrance into the show before the general public. Way better than standing in line!

Restaurant and Bar FAQ

Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant and Bar FAQ


What are your restaurant hours?


Thursday & Sunday: open at 4:00pm until 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: open at 4:00pm until 11:00pm

*Closed Monday-Wednesday except during scheduled concerts. See Box Office or check out our website’s event calendar for upcoming events and shows.

To make reservations or to view the menu, click here or by calling us at 619-299-2583.

General Venue


What is the address?


1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Music Hall and Box Office are located on 6th Street.

Where do I park?


Being that we are located in downtown San Diego we have numerous parking options within a few blocks of the venue. You can check rates here.

Additionally, you can take advantage of services provided by Parkwhiz. Just download the app and follow the instructions.

Can I rent House of Blues for a private event?


Yes, you can absolutely make our House, your HOUSE! Our incredible space is the perfect location to host your next corporate event, private concert, social gathering, wedding, reception or private dinner. For more information, please call us at 619-525-1932 or click here.

Where is the lost and found?


If you had so much fun that you lost something during your time with us, please click here.

Do you have an ATM?


We have TWO!!! One located in the Music Hall and one located inside the restaurant.

Didn’t find the answer you were looking for?


Just ask us here and we’ll get back to you right away!