7th Annual Vanport Jazz Festival — General Admission

Friday, August 2 — Saturday, August 3, 2024

Friday — 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Stokley Williams 
  • Jarrod Lawson 

Saturday — 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Najee
  • Richard Elliot & Rick Braun
  • Patrice Rushen
  • Eric Darius

This year's festival will feature our opening night event on Friday, August 2, featuring jazz and R&B, followed up by the traditional Main Event on Saturday, August 3. 


Friday Admission - $65

Saturday Admission - $80

Silver Package (2-day admission) - $130

  • Includes 2-day general admission for Friday and Saturday
  • Lawn chairs are not provided by the festival

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 


  • Parking - Available for purchase online, or CASH ONLY on the day of the festival. Visit this page for more parking information
  • ADA - Our venue is a grass golf course. Wheelchair access is possible but not easy. To assist with overall access, we will have ADA shuttle services from all parking lots to the gates entrances.  
  • Rideshare - We encourage all festival attendees to consider using ride-share services. The drop-off and pick-up location is near parking Lot A, view rideshare location on a map.


What does General Admission seating look like?

  • General Admission seating is comprised of low-back lawn chairs and/or blankets. 
  • All lawn chairs brought with you should comply with the dimensions listed on the Vanport Jazz Festival FAQ's page. 
  • All high-back chairs and large umbrellas will be required to be set up at the rear of the venue. This policy will be strictly enforced for the convenience of all patrons.  
  • Lawn chairs are not provided by the festival. 

Outside food and drink allowed? 
No outside food or drink will be permitted inside the festival. You may be asked to empty your water bottle at the gate.

Minors allowed? 
This event is strictly 21 and over. Minors will not be allowed inside the festival, tickets will not be refunded.

Festival re-entry allowed? 
Yes. Guests can come and go throughout the day, as long as an unaltered festival wristband is worn.

Purchased tickets but didn't receive a confirmation email?  
Email [email protected] to recover your tickets.

More questions? 

21 & over. 
Tickets are non-refundable.  

7th Annual Vanport Jazz Festival - General Admission

Date / time August 2-3, 2024 Buy Tickets

Venue info Colwood Golf Course 7313 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR, 97218

Purchase Tickets

Friday General Admission | $65.00
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Saturday General Admission | $80.00
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Silver Package 2-Day Admission | $130.00
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Taxes are included in ticket price