Hampton Jazz Festival Pro Tips

Hampton Jazz Festival
Photo by Emmanuel Debrand

Some of the world’s best musicians are converging to Hampton to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Hampton Jazz Festival. Taking to the stage this year are Jill Scott, The O’Jays and Maze. Here are some top tips to help you make the most of the festival weekend.

1. Check the festival times

The festival begins at 7 pm on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 pm on Sunday.

2. Arrive early

Doors for the Hampton Jazz Festival typically open one hour before the event

3. Stay up-to-date

Join the Hampton Jazz Festival mailing list to keep up-to-date with any announcements in the lead-up

4. Things not to bring

No food and drink can be taken into the Coliseum. There will be food and drink stalls at the venue.

5. Easy money

There are ATMs located conveniently throughout the building – so you can draw out cash as and when you need.

6. If you’re driving

Great news – parking is free and plentiful. Check out the map for the Hampton Coliseum.

7. Read-up

Read our full Hampton Jazz Festival Event Guide for all the information you need about the festival.


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