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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

The world-renowned and beloved New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors to their annual festival celebrating the cuisine, music and overall culture of New Orleans, Jazz Fest is a local and national staple.

In honor of their 50-year milestone, Jazz Fest is celebrating with a special addition: an extra day of Jazz Fest fun on the Fairgrounds. Fest organizers have added “Locals Thursday” to the festival lineup this year, offering specially-priced tickets for locals with a valid Louisiana State ID.

For two weekends, April 25-28 and May 2-5, fest-goers can expect a special 50th-anniversary edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Jazz Fest Music Lineup

A bonus fest day means more talent to grace the Jazz Fest stage. Stay tuned for what is sure to be yet another all-star lineup of local, regional and national artists. Past performers have included Stevie Wonder, Maroon 5, Snoop Dogg, Sting Kermit Ruffins, Tank and the Bangas and many more. The special 50th-anniversary lineup will be announced in December. Check back for updates!

Jazz Fest Food Vendors

With two dedicated food areas and additional vendors spread throughout the Fairgrounds, Jazz Fest is a food festival just as much as much as it is a music festival. Attendees make yearly trips to enjoy the plethora of Cajun and international eats offered at the fest. Favorites such as the signature Crawfish Monica, Mago Freeze and Crawfish Bread can be spotted every which way while roaming the fest. Make sure to come with an empty stomach and an open mind to try all that the fest offers.

Jazz Fest Tickets

There are several days and ways to enjoy Jazz Fest. Fest like a local with the bonus day, fest like a pro with weekend packages and bundles, or fest in luxury with a number of VIP options and experiences. Whichever route you take, you’re sure to have a good time.

All tickets include access to all performances day of validation, but food, drink and craft vendor purchases are not included in the ticket price.

For more information on ticket packages, policies and to stay up to date on ticket release, visit here.


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