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WHERE

OCC Campus, Syracuse, NY - 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215


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FREE ADMISSION

Admission is FREE to all 2016 Events, Concerts & Shows. The festival is free and open to the public; all events are non-ticketed.

OPEN SEATING POLICY

Syracuse Jazz Fest has an open-seating policy. Festival seating exists on a first come-first seated basis. Some seating will be provided, but please bring your own lawn chair(s). Thank you.

COOLERS & BACK PACKS

Not this year please; and please do not bring any alcohol to the site.

ALCOHOL & GLASS

Please do not bring any alcoholic beverages or glass to the site, or on to the grounds.

FIREWORKS

Please do not bring any fireworks to the event. A free Price Chopper-sponsored fireworks display will be provided to festival-goers on Friday night at 9:15 pm, right before The Mavericks performance.

VOLUNTEERS

No volunteers are needed for this year's festival, but Thanks for asking.

EVENT PARKING

On campus parking will be $5 from 3pm to 6 pm. Gates will open at 3pm daily , along with food trucks, wine and craft beer stands.

In the event all parking spaces on campus are taken, two (2) overflow parking lots off campus located at the college lots on Rte 173 will be opened, and the fee will be $5 per vehicle, with campus shuttles transporting people to and from campus.

After 6pm, all on campus parking will be $10

VENDORS

Unfortunately, there are no slots available at Jazz Fest 2017 for craft vendors, visual artists, information tables, organizational fund raising, nor for any unauthorized, uninsured and unlicensed food vendors.

A limited number of 2016 self-contained Food Truck slots remain for food trucks only. If you wish to be considered, or if you wish to be placed on a waiting list, any interested parties should reach out to info@SyracuseJazzFest.com with food truck, photos, menus and descriptions.

Artists Submissions

Thanks for your artistry and for your interest in performing at Syracuse Jazz Fest. Unfortunately, all of our 2017 slots are filled, but please feel free to send us a CD and press kit in November or December if you wish to be considered for 2017. Please Snail mail to: SJFP Inc., Suite Two, 314 North Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13206-2833. No EPK's please. Thanks!

PERFORMANCE START TIMES

As an outdoor music festival, we're weather-dependent, and we're also not a concert. We're a festival with several groups performing, and sometimes weather and encores have us running behind. We try to stay as close to the published schedule as much as possible, but because of changing weather conditions and artistic spontaneity, everything schedule-wise is subject to change.

Jazz Fest Requests for all Attendees

A number of common sense safety measures have been put in place at Syracuse Jazz Fest for the enjoyment, safety, and comfort of all festival attendees, artists and staff. Your cooperation and help with this would be greatly appreciated by everyone associated with Syracuse Jazz Fest.

WE ASK THAT YOU OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING

- NO glass containers or bottles

- NO alcohol, please

- NO grills

- NO overnight camping

- NO unauthorized videotaping or audio recording

- NO unattended children

- NO weapons of any kind

- NO cell phone ringers during performances, please

- NO pets

- NO fireworks

- NO backpacks or coolers this year, please

- NO drones 

- NO selfie sticks.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE RECOMMENDED

- Lawn Chairs

- Blankets

- Sunglasses

- Sunscreen

- Umbrellas

- Bug Repellent

- I.D. tags for small children

- Identifying balloons or pennants for car antennae