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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, better known as Jazz Fest, returns in 2021 on the weekends of October 8 and October 15 with a celebration of New Orleans’ culture, cuisine and, of course, music.

The world-renowned and beloved New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors and locals enthusiastically celebrating the cuisine, music and overall culture of New Orleans.

Jazz Fest Music Lineup

The 2021 lineup has yet to be announced.  

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 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, Mango 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. Either route you take, you’re sure to have a good time.

All tickets include access to all performances day of validation, food, drink and craft vendor purchase access and art exhibits and official merchandise booths.

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

Looking for even more Jazz Fest planning tips? Check out our:

Ultimate Guide to Jazz Festival

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