The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. A limited number of tickets are sold (first-come, first-served). The Big Chief VIP Experience often sells out – patrons are encouraged to purchase early! Each ticket includes the following:
• Unlimited re-entry at pedestrian gates
• Access to Big Chief Viewing Stands – Enjoy raised and covered private viewing areas at Acura, Shell Gentilly and Congo Square Stages as well as front-of-the-house bleachers at the Jazz Tent and Blues Tent.
• Private beverage stands (with beer, wine, water, and soft drinks for purchase) and Restrooms at the Acura and Shell Gentilly Stage viewing areas.
• Access to an indoor, air-conditioned Big Chief Hospitality Lounge with restrooms, full-service cash bar, and complimentary light refreshments and snacks.
• Souvenir laminated ticket
• Express VIP entrances at Gentilly and Sauvage pedestrian