FAQs

Acceptable Cooler size

 

 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSIC CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL
 
 
 
DISCLAIMER
 
What if it Rains or Inclement Weather?
 
The Music City Jazz Festival is a Rain or Shine Event.  Safety of all Patrons, Artist, Vendors and Staff is our first priority.  Unless really severe weather presents a danger to the artist or guest, every act that can perform, will perform.  There are no refunds for inclement weather or Acts of God.  It will be the discretion of Local Officials, Governing Authorities and Promoters to delay, suspend or cancel a show due to the above conditions.  If Rain Only, Bring a plastic poncho and enjoy the show!  
 
 
Rules:  NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED, No Knives or Weapons Allowed, No Glass Containers, No Open or Unsealed Containers, No high-back chairs with umbrellas that impede visibility, No Rolling Coolers, No drugs and drug paraphernalia, No tents, No grills, No pets, No video cameras, No professional cameras with a removable lens (DSLR), No audio recording, No flags, No camelbacks, canteens, or Bota Bags, All attendees will be subject to search.
 
Bags/Coolers:  SMALL SOFT-SIDED (See picture above). COOLERS ARE ALLOWED.  NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED IN RIVERFRONT PARK.
 
WIDE ASSORTMENT OF FOOD & BEVERAGE VENDORS WILL BE ONSITE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.  .  
 
ALL COOLERS, CHAIR BAGS, BACK PACKS & PURSES WILL BE CHECKED UPON ENTRY
 
All tickets will include Local and State Taxes, Riverfront Park facility fee, processing and shipping charges added to your total.
 
Q.  Is there seating for people with Disabilities?  
A.  Yes.  There is General Admission Seating for those who may have Disabilities. You can Purchase ADA Seating Tickets in the General Admission Tickets Tab.  Seating is located to the right of the stage.  There will be ample signs directing to this seating area.  Please see Venue Map.
 
Q.  Is there parking for people with Disabilities?
A.  Yes. Public Square Parking Garage has parking for those with Disabilities. It is located under Public Square Park, 10 Public Square, Nashville, TN. You can also click on the following link for other parking options near Public Square Park. Link to other parking: http://www.parkitdowntown.com/maps/interactive-map
 
Q.  What time gates open Friday, May 26th? 
A. Gates open at 4:00pm on May 26th, show starts at 5:00 pm.  You will be allowed to come in and setup your chairs and reenter the festival as long as you have on an armband which you will get upon initial entry into the festival. 
 
Q.  What time gates open Saturday, May 27th?
A.  Gates open at 10:00 am on May 27th, show starts at 11:00 am. You will be allowed to come in and setup your chairs and reenter the festival as long as you have on an armband which you will get upon initial entry into the festival. 
 
Q.  Haven’t got my ticket, where will they be sold?
A.  If you haven’t purchased your ticket by May 25th, they will be sold at the Main Box office located in front (Main Entrance) of Public Square Park. WE SUGGEST YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS EARLY. PLEASE HAVE THEM PRINTED OUT.
 
 
Q.  Where can I park?
A.  Parking is located all around Public Square Park. Click on the following link: http://www.parkitdowntown.com/maps/interactive-map Nissan Stadium across the. Please make sure your car is secure.  
 
 Q.  I have General Admission Tickets, where do I enter?
A.  General Admission ticketholders enter the General Admission Line at the gate
 
Q.  I have VIP Tickets, where do I enter?
A.  VIP ticketholders enter the VIP Ticket Line at the gate.
 
Q.  I have VIP Seats, VIP Table Seats or Umbrella Table Seats, can I bring a chair?
A.  NO. Chairs will be provided for VIP Tables, VIP Chairs and Umbrella Tables SMALL SOFT-SIDED COOLERS ARE ALLOWED AT TABLES AND SEATS, HOWEVER NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED IN PUBLIC SQUARE PARK
 
Q.  What can I bring for General Admission Seating Area 
A.  The Music City Jazz Festival is an outdoor event.  Bring your own bag chair seating, blankets, and lighting for after dark, sunglasses/sunscreen, binoculars, insect repellent, etc. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CAN BE BROUGHT INTO THE FESTIVAL- however, alcoholic beverages may be purchased at the event. SMALL SOFT-SIDED COOLERS WITH OUTSIDE FOOD ARE ALLOWED in PUBLIC SQUARE PARK.  FOOD AND BEVERAGE VENDORS WILL BE ONSITE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.
 
Q.  May I bring a cooler?
A.  YES.  SMALL SOFT-SIDED COOLERS (ONLY) ARE ALLOWED IN PUBLIC SQUARE PARK.  If you have a MEDIUM OR LARGE COOLER, a festival staff member will ask you return it to your vehicle. This is for the safety of all patrons and requirement of the Homeland Security Act. There will be both nonalcoholic & alcoholic beverages available for sale by our great Food & Beverage Vendors.
 
Q.  May I bring a picnic lunch?
A.  YES.  Please bring enough food for your comfort and enjoyment.  Please note:  Large Roll Coolers are not allowed in Public Square Park.  Food & Beverage Vendors will be onsite to serve the needs of our guest and add quality to the event.
 
Q.  What if it Rains?
A.  The festival is a Rain or Shine Event.  Unless really severe weather presents a danger to the artist or guest, every act that can perform, will perform.  There are no refunds for inclement weather.  Bring a plastic poncho just in case.  
 
Q.  Can I have an umbrella up if it’s hot during the show?
A.  No. Umbrellas are not to be in the up position while artist are performing.  Umbrellas are permitted up between shows only.
 
Q.  Are credit/debit cards accepted at the festival?
A.  Yes.  Tickets may be purchased with cash or credit/debit cards in advance or on the day of the festival.  Most, if not all vendor purchases are CASH ONLY on the day of the event.  PLEASE BRING CASH…
 
 
Q.  Are pass outs allowed?
A.  Yes.  If you have to leave out please make sure you have an armband to regain access back into the festival.  NO ARMBAND, NO ENTRY.
 
Q.  Are pets allowed?
A.  No. Pets are not allowed at our event. (ONLY SERVICE PETS ARE ALLOWED FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES).

CONTACT US

/ keep in touch

Music City Jazz Festival Location of our 2017 concert series

10 Public Square, Nashville, TN 37201,

Nashville, TN 37201

Phone. (205)705-3131

Email. info@musiccityjazzfest.com