Paradise Blue

We are proud to announce Paradise Blue, Excision’s first-ever vacation destination event! Paradise Blue will bring Headbangers together from around the world for a dream escape. Relax in luxury, experience intimate performances with your favorite artists, and bring home lifelong memories of headbanging on the beach with your best friends.

This three-day all-inclusive destination experience will take over the Four-Diamond Paradisus Resort and the luxurious Marriott resort in Cancún, Mexico, and will feature three unique sets from Excision, multiple stages including a mainstage directly on the beach, and a lineup hand-picked by Excision.


The magic of Paradise Blue begins on Friday, April 29th, and continues through 2:00 AM on Monday, May 2nd. A full schedule & itinerary is live now on the Paradise Blue Festival app.


Off-site excursions and on-site resort activities will be offered to all patrons and including catamaran expeditions, horseback riding, rappelling, and many other activities.

Schedules and more details will be shared soon.

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COVID 19 Policy & Guidelines

The health and safety of attendees is our top priority. As a result of rapidly changing circumstances surrounding the global pandemic, we will be updating you on our health and safety procedures closer to the event. Rest assured, the event will comply with all applicable COVID-19 regulations.


Make the most of our time at the event with a quick peek at the general festival guidelines. Become familiar with what you can and cannot bring along, ensure you have the proper identification, and prepare accordingly.


Paradise Blue is open to fans who are ages 18 and above. Attendees will be required to show a valid Passport or Government Issued ID.

Airport Pickup

All Paradise Blue attendees will be provided free shuttle service to and from the Airport! Paradise Blue is located 15 minutes from the Cancún Airport.

AMSTAR shuttle representatives will be outside the main doors at Cancun airport to take you to the resorts. They will have Paradise Blue signs.

Remember! DO NOT take taxis or pay for transportation, these shuttles are included in your package. Keep your passport readily available on your person for shuttle service.


The Paradise Blue main stage is located directly on the beach. In addition to daytime pool parties and late-night shows at the resorts.

Resort Location

Paradisus & Marriott are located in the heart of the Hotel Zone in Cancún, Mexico.

Paradisus: Blvd. Kukulcan km 16.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Marriott: Boulevard Kukulcan Km 14.5, Chac L-41, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Cancellation & Rescheduling

All sales for Paradise Blue are final unless protected by ticket insurance at the time of purchase.

In the unlikely event that Paradise Blue is canceled, purchasers will be issued a full refund within 7 days.

In the unlikely event that Paradise Blue is rescheduled, purchased tickets will be honored for the new dates. If you are unable to attend in the new timeframe, you will be issued a refund for your ticket.

Ticket Insurance

All purchases for Paradise Blue are final unless protected by ticket insurance. In order to protect yourself from unforeseen circumstances that may prevent you from attending the festival, it is highly recommended to purchase ticket insurance.

Ticket insurance will be available during the checkout process and will only be available at the original time of purchase.

Policy details can be reviewed at website and by reading the Terms and Conditions PDF.

Attending the Event

You may only attend the event if you purchase a hotel package.


If the event sells out, a waitlist link will be posted. This allows you to sign up and be notified if any rooms become available and allow you to purchase them. There will likely be some rooms that become available later on, so be sure to sign up!

Gifting Packages

You may purchase packages for another individual just be sure to list the correct names on the purchased package and that the individual is at least 18 years of age.

Other Guests

Only Paradise Blue attendees will be allowed on the property at the Paradisus and Marriott hotels and festival site.

Additional Nights

Many event attendees will choose to extend their vacation.

Paradisee Blue attendees will be offered a special group rate at the Paradisus and Marriott starting on Tuesday, April 26th, and ending on Thursday, May 5th.

Pre / Post nights are purchasable at check out and after initial purchase within Festicket.

Food & Drink

Paradise Blue is an all-inclusive event! Paradisus offers an incredible 10 restaurants and 7 bars on-site and will be sure to exceed expectations.

If you have specific questions regarding options for those with dietary restrictions, please submit your inquiry via the contact form below.

Guests staying at the Marriott will have full access to the food and beverage at the Paradisus. Please note that extended nights at the Marriott will not be all-inclusive.

Restaurant Reservations

Reservations will be necessary for all specialty restaurants in advance to guarantee availability and your preferred seating times.

Reservations will be made in person upon arrival at the resort.

Browse the available restaurants and menus.


Paradise Blue is offering a selection of packages at the Marriott and Paradisus. Together, those hotels will comprise the festival site.

Both hotels are approximately a one-minute walk on the beach apart, and there is direct access between the two resorts.

Please note, The Marriott is not an all-inclusive resort. Marriott reservation holders will be given all-inclusive wristbands for use at the Paradisus for food and beverage. Additionally, any extended stays at the Marriott will not be all-inclusive.


Paradise Blue will be fully ADA accessible.

Each stage or venue will have an ADA section, and staff will be on hand to assist & direct as needed.

Questions? Submit your inquiry via the contact form below.


Sponsorship packages for Paradise Blue are tailored to the goals of the sponsor and can take many shapes. Inquiries can be submitted via the contact form below.


Paradise Blue will have various curated vendors on site. Vendors looking to participate in the inaugural edition of Paradise Blue may reach out via vendor inquiry form.

Item Policy

Few things are necessary to enjoy the show, but there are a couple of items that you shouldn't leave home without. When in doubt, please take a moment to reference our guide covering everything you can and cannot bring past the front gates.

If at any time an acceptable item is deemed harmful to other patrons, it may be confiscated and retrieved after the event.


  • OK Dust and Surgical Masks.
  • OK Disinfectant Gel and Wipes.
  • OK Reusable Aluminum Water Bottles (Arrive empty).
  • OK Hydration Backpacks, Camelbaks, Bota, etc. Bladder must be removable, transparent and subject to inspection. (Arrive empty).
  • OK Glowsticks, Flow-wands, Batons, or Orbs.
  • OK Orbits, Flowlights, Poi, or Pixel Whips.
  • OK Hula Hoops (Including LED).
  • OK Handheld Camera Devices (GoPro, Digital Phone, Point-and-Shoot Cameras, Disposable Cameras)
  • OK Binoculars.
  • OK Selfie Sticks.
  • OK Mobile Phones.
  • OK Portable Battery Chargers.
  • OK Lighters.
  • OK Earplugs.
  • OK Sunglasses, Kaleidoscope Glasses, and Goggles.
  • OK Hats.
  • OK Ponchos.
  • OK Glowing/Illuminated Costumes or Jewelry.
  • OK Lip Liner, Lip Gloss, Lipstick, Sealed Chapstick.
  • OK Plastic Tarps and Blankets.
  • OK Fatheads and Posters.
  • OK Flags, Decorated Pool Noodles, and Totems that DO NOT contain metal pieces, sharpened elements, or are capable of being pounded into the ground or hurting others. Totem Guidelines: Maximum height 10 feet, made from a lightweight material (foam, PVC, etc.). Poles must be no thicker than one inch in diameter and cannot contain solid metal pieces. Decorated pool noodles recommended. Any item deemed dangerous, promoting illegal activity, or hate speech will not be permitted. Totems are subject to inspection.


Illegal substances are prohibited and strongly discouraged at Paradise Blue.

  • NO Animals (except service animals).
  • NO Laser Pointers.
  • NO Spray Paint.
  • NO Large Chains.
  • NO Tactical Gear.
  • NO Fireworks, Flammable Products, Projectiles, or Explosives.
  • NO Weapons of any Kind (Including Pocket Knives, Pepper Spray, etc).
  • NO Professional Recording Equipment - Photo, Video, or Audio (Including Detachable Lenses, Tripods, Big Zooms, etc).
  • NO Vending Without Permit.
  • NO Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
  • NO Bicycles, Scooters, Go Carts, Skate Boards, Hoverboards.
  • NO Open Fires or Grills.
  • NO Items deemed as posing a threat to the safe enjoyment of the concert by management.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is airfare included in package pricing?
Airfare is not included in the price of your package.

When do I need to have the additional guest names for our room?
You will receive an email form to submit your guests' names and contact information closer to the event. These names cannot be changed after they are submitted via the travel form.

Can I purchase a Paradise Blue ticket and stay at another hotel? Will day passes be offered?
Paradise Blue festival passes are available only to patrons of the Paradisus & Marriott. Day passes will not be available for the festival.

Can we purchase more than one room on a card? Can we use multiple cards for one room?
A maximum of two rooms per credit card can be purchased. At checkout, the purchaser can opt to have links sent to the other members of their party, who then pay their portion of the cost. Packages using Pay With Friends must be fully settled within 48 hours. Note: Payment plans are not available for the Pay With Friends option.

Can I attend the event without a hotel package?
Sorry, but you may only attend the event if you purchase a hotel package.

What is the maximum number of packages I can buy?
Each individual may purchase a maximum of two packages.

When is check-in and check-out?
Hotel check-in begins at 3:00 PM and check out time is 12:00 PM. Early arrivals will be accommodated based on availability. If you arrive early, the resort can hold onto your luggage, and you can enjoy the pool and all of the other great amenities.

Can we change or transfer names on the room?
Name changes and package transfers are possible on packages that have been fully paid for. If a name needs to be changed after purchasing a package, please submit your inquiry via the contact form below. All room transfers will be subject to a $60 fee.

What if a group member is unable to attend the event?
All Paradise Blue sales are final unless protected by ticket insurance. However, packages & wristbands can be transferred on fully paid packages. For additional questions, please reach out via via the contact form below.

Travel Basics

Documentation (Passports / I.D.'s)
If you are not a Mexico resident, a valid passport will be required to enter the country. You will also need a valid I.D. to check-in to the hotel and obtain your credentials.

Wifi is free and provided by the resorts.

Outlet Converters
The Resorts use U.S. Outlet format, no converters necessary.

Laundry is available for a small fee, and is provided by the resorts.

U.S. Currency
The Resorts Accept U.S. Currency

Phone Plans
It is recommended to contact your phone provider before traveling to get a temporary international plan. This will avoid the risk of long-distance fees.


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