Monday, June 17, 2024

New Orleans Jazz Fest Expands To 8 Days In 2024

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell announced the addition of an extra day to the 2024 Festival as the event will now begin on Thursday, April 25, creating two equal four-day weekends:

Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28 

Thursday, May 2 – Sunday, May 5

Held at the historic Fair Grounds Race Course, Jazz Fest features over 5,000 musicians across 14 stages performing virtually every style of music plus mouth-watering food, a prestigious juried crafts fair and much more.  Started in 1970, the Festival now annually draws almost 500,000 people to celebrate the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Expands To 8 Days In 2024
Photo Credit: Amy Harris/The Travel Addict

Additional information on the 2024 Jazz Fest will be released in the coming months.  Follow Jazz Fest on all social media platforms or join the mailing list at nojazzfest.com for the latest Festival information.

The festival announcement did not say whether the additional day would be a local’s Thursday or a ma

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc., is the nonprofit organization that owns the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The Foundation uses the proceeds from Jazz Fest, and other raised funds, for year-round activities in education, economic development and cultural enrichment.  For more about the Foundation, please visit www.jazzandheritage.org.

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