Welcome back! We look forward to seeing you at the 11th annual Scottsdale Jazz Festival on April 29th & 30th, 2023.



Smoking of any type and vaping is not permitted anywhere within the Festival site.


Your ticket allows one (1) entry to the Festival site. Ticket holders must exit and enter through the Main Gate on 75th St. for readmittance. If you have questions prior to the Festival, please send an email to andrew@scottsdalejazzfest.org or call 480-463-4797. If you have questions during the Festival, please ask one of our many volunteers.


An array of food and vendor shopping will be available throughout the Festival site.


Every person is subject to a security search. Please be prepared for Security to search your belongings. Security reserves the right to refuse entry to the Festival site. The Scottsdale Jazz Festival works with a professional security firm, and the City of Scottsdale police department to ensure the safety of our patrons.


The following items are not allowed

  • Food, coolers, glass bottles, containers, or alcoholic beverages
  • No blankets in the lawn section due to limited space
  • Camera or cameras with detachable lenses of ANY SIZE
  • Flash for photos, tripods, monopods, laser pens, laser lights
  • Audio or video recording devices
  • Pets. No dogs allowed.
  • Smoking of any kind is not allowed in the Festival site
  • All cell phone ringers must be turned off during the performances
  • Strollers are not allowed in the Festival site
  • Security may confiscate items or have you remove items from the Festival site.


The following items are allowed and encouraged

  • Electronic ticket or a print-at-home ticket
  • Personal items and medications
  • Additional clothing for changing weather conditions and temperatures
  • One sealed plastic bottle of water per patron is permitted
  • If you purchased a Lawn Seat, don’t forget your low-backed lawn chair. Chairs will be available to rent.
  • A smile and a good attitude!


We want all of our fans to have an enjoyable and safe experience at the Scottsdale Jazz Festival. Please help us ensure everyone’s security, comfort, and convenience by following these rules. Thank you and enjoy the Festival!


ADA seating is available close to the stage. Please call 480-463-4797 if have any specific questions. A passenger Loading/Unloading area with ADA access is located at the Main Entrance to the Festival site on 75th St.

A limited amount of ADA parking spaces are available on 75th St. near the Festival Main Entrance. Parking is first-come, first-served.


We invite you to enjoy a wide variety of food and beverages available for purchase at the Scottsdale Jazz Festival. As per the State of Arizona and Maricopa County, food, glass, and beverages in containers cannot be brought into the Festival site with the exception of one bottle of water. A stainless steel or other non-breakable individual-use water container is allowed. No picnic baskets, coolers, or barbeques are allowed. No alcohol may be brought into the Festival site. Alcohol and containers will be disposed of at the entrance gates and not returned. Every person who enters the Festival site is subject to search by security personnel.


The health and safety of our audiences, artists, and staff is our top priority. We are committed to ensuring that you have a wonderful Festival experience this year, with confidence in the procedures designed for a safe environment for all. As we get closer to the event, we will be announcing the onsite protocols regarding proof of vaccination, negative tests, and masking. We are planning an outdoor Festival to ensure the comfort, health, and safety of our audience. Click HERE for the most recent policies.


Free street parking, lot parking and garage parking is available within walking distance of the Festival site. Here are some options:


Civic Center Library Parking Garage: 3803 N Drinkwater Blvd.


Scottsdale Passport Office: 7447 E Indian School Rd. This surface lot has access off of 1st Ave.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church: 7655 E Main St. – $10/vehicle


We recommend utilizing local rideshare services (Uber and Lyft) to avoid limited parking availability. Parking lots and garages open well in advance of the gate opening time. Come down to Old Town Scottsdale early to enjoy brunch at one of the many great restaurants.