Big Chief VIP Experience
ALL THE FUN OF JAZZ FEST. MORE COMFORTS.
The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the Jazz & Heritage Festival.
A limited number of tickets are sold (first-come, first-served). The Big Chief VIP Experience typically sells out – patrons are encouraged to purchase early to avoid being shut out. Each ticket includes the following:
* Limited Number of Tickets Sold
(first come, first served).
* Daily Admission to Jazz Fest
including entry and re-entry for each day you hold a Big Chief ticket (pedestrian only).
* Access to VIP Viewing Stands
Big Chief customers have access to raised and covered private viewing areas with beverage concessions and restrooms at two of the Festival’s main stages, Acura and Gentilly. Seating is first-come, first-served. Big Chief ticketholders will also have semi-private access to a viewing area at the Congo Square Stage, the Jazz Tent and the Blues Tent.
* Access to an air conditioned private VIP Hospitality Lounge
Where Big Chief patrons can renew and revitalize with with full service cash bar plus complimentary light refreshments and restrooms.
* Special Reserved On-site Parking
at the Fair Grounds Race Course is available for purchase with a limited number of Big Chief packages.
* VIP shuttle tickets
Big Chief patrons can choose to purchase VIP shuttle tickets for easy travel to and from the Festival.The downtown stop will be at the Pan American Building/InterContinental Hotel, located at the corner of Poydras
Street and St. Charles Ave. The downtown location is about 5 miles from the festival grounds and the trip will take
approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic. GPS Address: 601 Poydras Street | New Orleans, LA 70130.
Quantities are limited, so please purchase the VIP shuttle tickets before they sell out.
* A Jazz Fest Program Guide
(subject to the publication of the program)
Big Chief Tickets
1st Weekend (April 28, 29 & 30)
Three full Festival days
Daily on-site parking can be added for $225 per pass. (VIP Parking no longer available)
VIP shuttle tickets can be added for $120 per pass. (VIP Shuttle Tickets no longer available)
2nd Weekend (May 4, 5, 6 & 7)
Four full Festival days
Daily on-site parking can be added for $300 per pass. (VIP Parking no longer available)
VIP shuttle tickets can be added for $160 per pass. (VIP Shuttle Tickets no longer available)
VIP ticket packages are inclusive of all service charges.
Only a $25 shipping fee will be assessed in addition to the listed prices.
Ticketmaster Charge By Phone
American Express, Visa, MC, Discover
* VIP viewing areas will be limited in size, and access may become unavailable, if necessary, to keep
the space from exceeding capacity.
* A Big Chief ticket is required for all children over the age of 2 to access the Big Chief viewing areas.
* The Festival offers a layaway opportunity for all VIP purchases.
* Big Chief VIP tickets will be mailed in late March.