Jazz Fest Express
2018 NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL DATES:
APRIL 27, 28 & 29 (1st Weekend: Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
MAY 3, 4, 5 & 6 (2nd Weekend: Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
THE ONLY SHUTTLE THAT TAKES YOU INSIDE THE GATES OF THE FESTIVAL!
Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation to and from the Fair Grounds.
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.
DOWNTOWN DEPARTURE LOCATIONS
Steamboat Natchez Dock (Toulouse St. at the Mississippi River) & Sheraton Hotel (500 Canal Street).
- Roundtrip Shuttle Only: $20 per person
- Admission & Roundtrip Shuttle: $100 per person
CITY PARK LOCATION
Wisner Blvd. Lot - (includes parking) - "5700 Wisner Blvd." on Google Maps (near intersection of Wisner Blvd & Filmore Blvd. Follow the signs.)
- Roundtrip Shuttle Only: $15 per person
- Admission & Roundtrip Shuttle: $95 per person
Driving Directions to Wisner Blvd. Lot:
Traveling Eastbound from Baton Rouge / Lafayette:
Driving on 1-10 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 left on Canal Blvd. and drive North 1.1 miles. Take a right on Filmore Ave. and go 1.2 miles. Take a left on Wisner Blvd., go .3 miles and turn left. (Follow the signs.)
Traveling Westbound from Slidell / Gulf Coast:
Driving on 1-10 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 right on Canal Blvd. and drive North 1.1 miles. Take a right on Filmore Ave. and go 1.2 miles. Take a left on Wisner Blvd., go .3 miles and turn left. (Follow the signs.)
To purchase JAZZ FEST EXPRESS and ADVANCE ADMISSION TICKETS by phone, call us at 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628 through 4pm on April 26th (for the first weekend) and through 4pm on May 2nd (for the 2nd weekend).
JAZZ FEST EXPRESS and ADVANCE ADMISSION TICKETS are also sold at the following locations from 8am - 4pm on only APRIL 26th (for the first weekend) and on May 2nd (for the 2nd weekend)
- Steamboat Natchez Dock at Toulouse St. & the River, next to Jax Brewery
- Sheraton Hotel lobby (500 Canal St.)
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).
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, date and approximate departure time in order that we may better serve you.
To purchase Jazz Fest Express and Jazz Fest admission tickets online through Ticketmaster, click