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Also known as 'Jazz Fest', the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival brings much more than just jazz music to the city. In fact, all types of music with their roots in the south can be heard towards the end of April and beginning of May: Blues...more
1751 Gentilly Blvd, Fair Grounds, New Orleans, LA 70119-2133
Traveled from Santa Monica, CA to the Jazz Fest 3 of the last 5 years. We love it! Music is fabulous, the set up is great, food is the best. Easy ride to and from on the bus from the Sheraton Hotel. People are so...More
Music for everyone--multiple stages and tents with Rock, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Zydeco, etc. (no Country). You will not find festival food here! Food is delicious restaurant cuisine of all types. I read the negative reviews about the crowds and cost. Really? Would you ever think...More
A HUGE undertaking each year, IMHO THIS is the world's greatest FESTIVAL of Music / Heritage / Culture.
Over two weekends: week one 3 days / week two 4 days, I was blessed to attend ALL 7 days.
Easy access in / out free monitored...More
I really enjoy this music fest because of the different genres. You can practically hear any kind of music. The food is delicious. There are so many different regional dishes to select from that it is hard to decide which to purchase. Also, I like...More
Seeing that money is the root of all evils, looks like the decision makers are leaning towards corporate big money, instead of the original intent. I understand it takes a lot of money to put on such a great experience; but there are better alternatives...More
This is for all you music, food, crafts and people lovers out there. I'm calling you out because you have to put New Orleans, my hometown, on your "must visit" list. The time to plan for a visit next year is the last weekend +...More
According to my local contacts, this festival was enjoyable years ago, when it was more about music than about profit. Today, with slick publicity and music blaring from a dozen massive tents, the crowd size is overwhelming and the marketing of unrelated products is relentless....More