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RV Rentals at Jazz And Heritage Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana

Oct 08 2021 - Oct 17 2021

Price: To be announced

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 400,000 visitors each year. The Louisiana Heritage Fair showcases unforgettable music on multiple stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work. The Louisiana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course over the course of 2 weekends. They are October 8, 9, 10 & October 15, 16, 17, 2021.

ON-SITE AMENITIES

There are ATMs on site.

There is a dedicated area for mothers to pump or nurse is located on the west side of the Grandstand on the third floor. Patrons can follow directional signage to the location. Changing stations are located in the women’s restrooms on the 1st floor of the Grandstand. Visit the Access Center in front of the Grandstand for additional information

The food areas offer a wide range of items, from the familiar to the exotic: truly something for everyone. You won’t go hungry.

LOCATION

The Heritage Fair takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course, centrally located at 1751 Gentilly Boulevard, 10 minutes from the French Quarter. Hours are 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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The Festival celebrates the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana, so the music encompasses every style associated with the city and the state: blues, R&B, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Afro-Caribbean, folk, Latin, rock, rap, country, bluegrass and everything in between. And of course there is lots of jazz, both contemporary and traditional.

RVING AT THE EVENT

Unfortunately, there is no RV camping at the Jazz fest. However, there are plenty of great campgrounds nearby. Provided below are a couple of different options. Check out RVshare's Top 10 New Orleans Campgrounds.

Pontchartrain Landing

Right on the waterfront just minutes from the French Quarter, it doesn’t get much better than this. Pontchartrain Landing is right off of I-10, next to the airport and part of Pontchartrain Park. If its location wasn’t convenient enough already, they also offer a free shuttle into the French quarter every day and evening. Learn more on the location’s website!

Three Oaks & a Pine RV Park

Next to Jude Travel Park, this park is a great low-cost way to enjoy the sights of the area. You’re just five miles from the French Quarter and right next to the intersection of I-10 and Hwy 90. This park is also conveniently located for those who want to get off the beaten path and explore East New Orleans and the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Preserve. Learn more on the location’s website!

WHERE TO STAY

The Festival has secured some special Jazz Fest Hotel rates which can be found here:

• The Festival’s official host hotel is the Sheraton New Orleans. For reservations call 504-595-5500 or 800-253-6156.

• A useful travel resource is the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau.

HOW TO GET THERE

Gray Line Tours will operate continuous round-trip transportation – the Jazz Fest Express – from the Sheraton Hotel (500 Canal St.), the Steamboat Natchez Dock (Toulouse St. at the River – next to Jax Brewery), and a CITY PARK LOCATION at the Wisner Blvd. Lot (at Filmore Blvd.; “5700 Wisner Blvd.” on Google Maps) daily from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

A special entrance will be used only by Jazz Fest Express vehicles to avoid traffic and bring Festival-goers inside the gates of the Festival. Add $22 to the price of a Festival admission ticket for this round-trip transportation service, or $60 for a 3-Day pass. Admission and Jazz Fest Express tickets are available for sale on the days of the Festival from these locations or in advance here {link to tickets}. A one way ticket from the Festival to downtown will be available for $11 at the Fest. For more information, call 504-569-1401 or visit https://www.graylineneworleans.com/all/seasonal/jazz-fest-express

TICKETS & PRICING

General admission tickets include access to all performances on day of use, as well as the wide variety of food and beverages available for purchase, art exhibits, crafts booths, and much more.

3-Day Weekend Passes

Early-Bird Ticket $200

Advance Ticket $225

Big Chief VIP Experience $1600

The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. A limited number of tickets are sold (first-come, first-served). The Big Chief VIP Experience often sells out – patrons are encouraged to purchase early!

Grand Marshal VIP Experience $1500

The Grand Marshal VIP pass allows exclusive access to a standing-room-only section at the front of the Festival’s three largest stages: the Acura Stage, the Shell Gentilly Stage and the Congo Square Stage. A limited number of Grand Marshal tickets are sold (first-come, first-served). Grand Marshal VIP often sells out – patrons are encouraged to purchase early.

Krewe of Jazz Fest $800

Jazz Fest attendees have the opportunity to view all the action at the Acura Stage in an exclusive covered viewing area. A limited number of tickets are sold (first come, first served). Krewe of Jazz Fest VIP often sells out – patrons are encouraged to purchase early.

WRAP UP

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Please note, this is not the official source of the event information. While we try to be as comprehensive as possible, some details may have changed since the time of this article was written. Please confirm final details with the official event page.