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What to Eat
One of the great things about festival season in New Orleans is the food, and Jazz Fest is no exception. It's a great place to sample regional dishes and get a flavor for the city, which brings together so many different cultures and cuisines. Here’s a list of some of my favorites.
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What to Drink
If you’ve been to Jazz Fest before then you know it's important to stay hydrated. Check out this list of some can't miss beverages that will keep you happy throughout those hot festival days.
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Where to See Music
It is impossible to catch all of the great performers at Jazz Fest, but this list will definitely get you started on the acts that you should check out this year. Create a lineup to make sure you don’t miss any of your favorites.
Artist At The Fest
Jazz Fest is all about letting the good times roll and these tips will help you do just that. Make sure you come prepared so that you can get the most out of your experience.
Pack your sunscreen
Drink water (lots of it)
Try the food, it’s delicious
Create your own lineup - lineup.nojazzfest.com/login
Wear proper footwear – maybe even your shrimp boots
Bring hand sanitizer
Pack Koozies to keep your beer cold
Carry a small soft cooler – they will pack your beer on ice for you!
Pack Tissues… you never know…
If you can’t make it down to New Orleans for Jazz Fest, check out these recipes from the fest that will get you in the spirit. You’ll be booking your ticket for next year in no time.