I've done a customized Jazzfest Google Map. This hybrid map/satellite view one lets you view city-wide to show the transport options, pan and zoom in to the neighborhood to see the exact bus and cab dropoffs, or zoom all the way in to see the details of the Fairgrounds.
Unfortunately, the custom markers on the map do not show up when you print.
Other maps are courtesy of Yahoo, and will open in a new browser window.
The main pedestrian entrance is at 1751 Gentilly Blvd. If you are bicycling to the Fest, this is where the racks are. Click for Overview Map, Close-Up Map or Directions.
There is a second pedestrian entrance at the corner of Fortin St. & Sauvage St. If you are walking to the Festival from Downtown or the French Quarter, this is the closer entrance. Click for Overview Map, Close-Up Map or Directions.
Here's the Official Fest Fairgrounds map, showing the stage locations.
The Quarter is bordered by Canal St., Rampart St., Esplanade Ave, and the Mississippi River. The corner of Bourbon and St Peter is in the heart of the Quarter. Click for Map or Directions.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (airport code MSY) is in Kenner, about 12 miles west of downtown. Click for Map or Directions.
The downtown area borders the French Quarter to the southwest. It's bordered (roughly) by Canal St., Claiborne Ave, the Ponchartrain Expy (90), and the River. Click for Map or Directions.
- The Riverwalk Mall is the purple next to the river.
- The Convention Center is the light green south of the Riverwalk.
- The Superdome is the light green near the center of the map, where I-10 splits. The Superdome box office is handling in-person advance ticket sales for Jazzfest 2005.
The Garden District is the area on both sides of St. Charles Ave, southwest of downtown, including the historic landmark area between St Charles and Magazine, from Jackson to Washington. Map
Uptown is the area north of St Charles Ave, around Carrollton Ave and Napolean Ave. Map
Mid City is the area around Carrollton Ave and Canal St. Map
Faubourg Marigny is the area just down-river (ENE) of the French Quarter. Map
Maps and info about these and other neighborhoods can be found on InsideNewOrleans.
Swagland.com custom Transport Summary Map showing bus routes, pickup points, and taxi stands for getting to and from the Fairgrounds.
Look for a map called "New Orleans Street Map and Visitors Guide". In it, you'll find:
- A full street map of the city on one side, from the airport in the west to Six Flags in the east.
- A larger map of the French Quarter and Downtown that shows locations of ATM's and public parking in those areas.
- Route and historical information for self-guided walking tours of the French Quarter and Garden District.
This map is available for free in airport and hotel brochure racks. the French Quarter/Downtown map is available to download at http://www.mapneworleans.com/. You can also order a copy by mail from that site for a $3 S&H fee.
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This page was updated on April 5, 2010 .