2019 DC JazzFest at The Wharf (7-16) Frequently asked questions

June 14, 2019

2019 DC JazzFest at The Wharf (7-16) Frequently asked questions

2019 DC JazzFest at The Wharf (June 7-16) 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the address of DC JazzFest at The Wharf? 

The address is 760 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC

 

Where can I find the DC JazzFest at The Wharf schedule?

 The DC JazzFest at The Wharf schedule is available at www.dcjazzfest.org/jazzfest-at-the-wharf. Note that our schedule is subject to change without notice.

 

Do I need tickets for DC JazzFest at The Wharf?

 All outdoor JazzFest events at The Wharf free and open to the public. Don’t miss our Saturday night headliners at The Anthem! The indoors Anthem event is ticketed.

 

What time does DC JazzFest at The Wharf start? 

DC JazzFest at The Wharf starts at 2: 00 PM on both days, Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17.

 

When will outdoor performances end each night? 

All outdoor performances will end by 10PM on Saturday and Sunday.

 

How may I purchase additional tickets for DC JazzFest at The Anthem?

 Please visit Ticketfly to purchase your tickets online. We will also sell tickets at the Anthem Box Office located at 901 Water Street, SW at The Anthem.

 

What time do doors open for The Anthem and can I leave and come back? 

Doors open at 5:30PM for The Anthem and there is no in or out privileges. Music at The Anthem starts at 7:00 PM and goes until 11:00 PM.

 

Where can I purchase food at The Wharf? 

There are over 33 bars and restaurants at The Wharf where you can purchase food. See the full list here. You can also purchase food and drink at The Anthem. 

 

 Where can I purchase beverages at The Wharf?

 DC JazzFest encourages you to purchase beverages on District Pier at our beverage stations. All beverages sales support our DC JazzFest programs. We will sell assorted soft drinks, LIFEWTR, and beer and wine. Drink and be merry and do so responsibly.

What happens if it rains? DC JazzFest at The Wharf presents rain or shine. If we experience thunder or lightening during a performance, we must encourage patrons to seek shelter until the weather clears. The performance
may be suspended or cancelled at the discretion of The Wharf.
 May I bring my children? Absolutely! DC JazzFest at The Wharf is a family-friendly event.

 

What happens if it rains?

 DC JazzFest at The Wharf presents rain or shine. If we experience thunder or lightening during a performance, we must encourage patrons to seek shelter until the weather clears. The performance
may be suspended or cancelled at the discretion of The Wharf.

 

May I bring my children? 

Absolutely! DC JazzFest at The Wharf is a family-friendly event.
 

May I bring my pets? 

Yes, pets are allowed.

 

Is there parking available? 

Public parking is available at The Wharf. There are three entrances to the parking garage. Space is limited; a great secondary option is the L’Enfant Plaza parking garage at 420 10th Street SW, Wash DC (a short walk over the foot bridge to the Wharf). Click here for a complete list of nearby parking options. Ridesharing (Uber, Lyft, Taxi) and public transportation is highly recommended.
 

Is the DC JazzFest at The Wharf Metro-accessible? 

Yes! The nearest Metro stops are L’Enfant Plaza and Waterfront Stations. Both L’Enfant Plaza (Blue, Orange, Silver, Green, Yellow lines) and Waterfront Station (Green line) are less than a 10-minute walk from the festival entrance. 
 
The Wharf operates a free blue neighborhood shuttle that runs between the L’Enfant Plaza - Maryland Ave Exit and The Wharf every 10 minutes. The Shuttle information, including real-time stop updates, can be found here: https://www.wharfdc.com/getting-here/southwest-shuttle/
 
Buses that stop near the festival entrance include 52, 74, P6, V1 and W9.
 
What is prohibited to bring to DC JazzFest at The Wharf?

 • Coolers and baskets

 • Professional cameras (with a removable lens) and recording devices allowed near stages 

• Tripods or other large camera accessories near stages

 • Grills 

• Outside alcoholic beverages. Patrons must purchase inside the Festival grounds.

 • Selfie sticks, laser pointers or drones 

• Weapons of any kind 

• Lightable tobacco products, vapes or e-cigarettes
 

Will my things be inspected? 

Festival staff reserves the right to inspect any bags or containers.

 
Where are the nearest Capital Bikeshare Stations? There are Bikeshare Stations at the following locations. Please note that bikes are subject to availability. 

• 7th and Maine SW

 • 9th and Maine SW

 • 4th and M Street SW

 

Where can I find lost items? 

Our Lost & Found will be located at the DCJF Command Center on District Pier

 

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