Jazz Fest Express
The Only Shuttle That Takes You Inside the Gates of the Festival!
Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation to and from the Fair Grounds.
To purchase Jazz Fest admission and Express shuttle tickets by phone, call us at 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628 through 4pm on April 23 (for the first weekend) and through 4pm on April 29 (for the 2nd weekend). To purchase both Jazz Fest admission tickets and Express shuttle tickets online through Ticketmaster, CLICK HERE.
If you already have admission tickets and need to purchase Express shuttle tickets online through Ticketmaster, CLICK HERE.
Shuttle & Festival admission tickets will be on sale at the Shuttle Departure Locations listed below on the days of the Festival beginning at 9:30am. All shuttles begin operating at 10:30am (gates open at 11:00am) and will operate until all patrons have been transported from the Fair Grounds.
Accessibility: If you are in need of a lift vehicle to transport you in a wheelchair or motorized scooter, please call us in advance at 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628 to identify your departure location (listed below), date and approximate departure time in order that we may better serve you.
DOWNTOWN DEPARTURE LOCATIONS
Steamboat Natchez Dock (Toulouse St. at the Mississippi River) and Sheraton Hotel (500 Canal Street).
- Roundtrip Shuttle Only: $19 Day of or Advance.
- Admission & Roundtrip Shuttle: $89 Day of, $77 Advance (See description below).
CITY PARK DEPARTURE LOCATION (includes parking) - Rugby Field - 30 Zachary Taylor Dr. (near Marconi Dr. and Harrison Ave. Follow the signs.)
- Roundtrip Shuttle Only: $15 Day of or Advance
- Admission & Roundtrip Shuttle: $85 Day of, $73 Advance (See description below).
Driving Directions to City Park:
- Traveling Eastbound from Baton Rouge / Lafayette:
Driving on I-10 East, after passing the Bonnabel Blvd. exit in Metairie, get in the middle lane, take 610 East, then get in your right lane and take the Canal Blvd. exit. Take a right on Canal Blvd. and go .3 miles (3 tenths of a mile). Take a left on Navarre Avenue and drive .5 miles (1/2 mile). Take a left at the dead end on Marconi Drive. Drive .5 miles (1/2 mile). Take a right on Zachary Taylor and follow the signs.
- Traveling Westbound from Slidell / Biloxi:
Driving on I-10 West, after crossing the Industrial Canal "High Rise" bridge, get in your right lane, take 610 West, travel past a few exits and then take the Canal Blvd. exit. Take a left on Canal Blvd. and go .3 miles (3 tenths of a mile). Take a left on Navarre Avenue and drive .5 miles (1/2 mile). Take a left at the dead end on Marconi Drive. Drive .5 miles (1/2 mile). Take a right on Zachary Taylor and follow the signs.
JAZZ FEST EXPRESS and ADVANCE ADMISSION TICKETS are sold at the following locations on only APRIL 23th (for the first weekend) AND ON APRIL 29th (for the 2nd weekend).
- Steamboat Natchez Dock at Toulouse St. & the River, next to Jax Brewery (8am – 4pm)
- Hilton Hotel Concierge Desk (Poydras St. at the River) (8am - 4pm)
- Sheraton Hotel lobby - Camp St. side (500 Canal St.) (8am – 4pm)
Admission tickets will not be sold separately but must be purchased with shuttle tickets. If you have already purchased your admission tickets, you may purchase only the shuttle tickets from us but must present your admission ticket(s) to purchase a shuttle ticket(s).