Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Maymont located?

Maymont 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220

Are there age requirements for this event?

The Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont is designed for a mature audience. Any minors attending the festival must be accompanied by an adult.

Can I bring my own food?

Yes. You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages to the Jazz Festival. However, outside alcoholic beverages, including wine and spirits are strictly prohibited. Also, no glass containers are permitted. Coolers and picnic baskets will be subject to search upon entry.

Is seating provided?

As an outdoor event, seating will not be provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and/or blankets.

Where can I purchase tickets?

You may purchase tickets by visiting the "Tickets" page of this site. Also, tickets will also be available on the days of the event at the gate.

Can I purchase tickets at the gate?

Yes, one-day passes will be available for sale at the main gate located at Maymont's Hampton Street entrance. The Richmond Jazz Festival provides complimentary shuttle bus service that drops off at this entrance on a continuous basis throughout the festival. Please note that weekend passes are sold in advance of the event only.

Is the park open to the public on the festival days?

Maymont will be open to festival attendees ONLY on August 10th and August 11th. The Hampton Street gate serves as the main entrance to the Richmond Jazz Festival and only ticket holders will be admitted.

Can I tour the Maymont gardens?

Yes. Festival attendees have full access to the beautiful landscape and gardens of Maymont. Self-guided tours are encouraged!

Do I have to pay admission for my child(ren)?

Children 2 years of age and younger will be admitted free of charge. Children 3 years of age and older will require a ticket for entry.

Is the park/festival handicapped accessible?

The festival does not have designated handicapped parking, however our GRTC shuttles are handicapped accessible. Our GRTC shuttles transport guests between Maymont and our designated parking areas:


Dogwood Dell – Free

6000 S Blvd  Richmond, VA 23220


VCU West Cary Deck - $8

1101 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA

The festival will have golf carts accessible to assist with transporting guests in-between stages and to and from the park entrance.  Also, all Maymont sidewalks and roads are smooth and freshly paved.


Do you have a map of the Festival?

Yep! You can download it here!



Can I cook on the grounds of Maymont during the jazz festival?

No. Cooking (gas grills, charcoal grills, hibachi grills, fondue fountains, open flames, etc.) on the grounds is strictly prohibited.

Can I bring my pet(s) to the park?

No. Pets are not permitted into Maymont.

Is re-entry permitted?

Yes. When you leave Maymont during the event, you will be given a re-entry hand stamp. You are able to re-enter Maymont provided that you have the proper re-entry hand stamp.

May I record the performances?

No. Audio and video recording of performances is prohibited.

Can I take pictures or record video at the festival?

No. Photographs and recordings of any kind (i.e. camera, video recorder, etc.,) are prohibited.

Are umbrellas permitted?

No. Umbrellas are NOT allowed.

How can I become a vendor?

Please send your vendor request for food or merchandise vending to Whitney White at

What number can I call with general questions?

(804) 644-8515