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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Fair Grounds Race Course1751 Gentilly Boulevard, New Orleans, LA, 70119 | 504-410-4100
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Experience New Orleans Jazz Fest At Its Best - Music, Art & Food

Mahalia Jackson, a legendary gospel singer, sang along with Eureka Brass Band followed by Duke Ellington in 1970 during a parade at the Louisiana Heritage Fair of what is now known as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. This 10-day event welcomes thousands of visitors each year to experience the best of music on multiple stages, traditional Louisiana food, and artistic craftsmanship. Hear everything from jazz and R&B to zydeco, Afro-Caribbean, Latin, rap, rock, and country. Big-name performing artists have graced the stages of this Jazz Fest including Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Al Green, Dave Matthews, Bob Dylan, Lenny Kravitz, Eric Clapton, and Bruce Springsteen just to name a few. Stay at our hotel, just 10 minutes from one of the best cultural events in the nation.


Prices -

10am - 7pm last weekend of April until the 1st weekend of May.

Hours -

Click here for detailed ticket information.

Events -

  • Music bands & artists
  • Cultural dances
  • NOJHF Foundation Gala


  • Concerts
  • Congo Square African Marketplace
  • Dining
  • Louisiana Marketplace
  • Contemporary Crafts
  • Folk demonstrations
  • Shopping


  • Where is Jazz Fest New Orleans?

    The Jazz Fest New Orleans takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course, centrally located at 1751 Gentilly Boulevard, only 10 minutes from the Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter. There are many festivities that also take place during the Jazz Fest weekends at the New Orleans nightclubs.
  • What should I wear to Jazz Festival New Orleans?

    You should dress in cool, comfortable clothing that is lightweight or cotton as the weather can get uncomfortably hot. Even though there are some areas with shade, you'll be out under the sun for the most part so sunscreen, a hat or visor, and sunglasses are highly recommended. You should also wear comfortable walking shoes.

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or Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans French Quarter
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Distance from attraction: 3.07 miles
Why Stay at Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans French Quarter?
  • Located in Prime French Quarter Location
  • Walking Distance to All New Orleans Attractions
  • Hotel is Connected to Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant
  • Ideal for Large Conventions and Meetings
  • Hotel is Walking Distance to The Convention Center
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