• Frequently Asked Questions 

    1. Where do I purchase tickets?
      Tickets are available for advanced purchase through sweetjazzfest.com. Tickets are also available at the main admissions gate the day of the concert (if the concert is not sold out).
    2. How much are tickets?
      Early Bird tickets are $60 and will be available from April 6, 2018 - April 29, 2018
      General Admission tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the gate
      VIP tickets are $150
    3. Are tickets refundable?
      All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges allowed.
    4. What if it rains?
      Concerts are held rain or shine. In the event of rain, you are welcome to drive to Handicapped Parking to drop off your guests, then return your car to General Parking. Some shelter is available on a first-come first-served basis.
    5. What time do gates open?
      The gates open at 1:00pm.
    6. What time does the festival start?
      The festival run from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    7. Where can I park?
      General Parking is located on the main road leading to the Winery. Watch for signs as you enter the property. The main road will end in a “T” at the white farmhouse. Turn left to concert parking directly on the left.
    8. Is handicapped parking available?
      Yes, handicapped parking is available. Watch for signs as you enter the property. The main road will end in a “T” at the white farmhouse. Turn right and follow signs around the lake.
    9. Are there outdoor restroom facilities?
      Yes, 20 Port-a-Johns will be provided.
    10. Is food available for purchase?
      Yes, food is available for purchase from a variety food trucks.
    11. Can I bring a picnic?
      You are welcome to bring food to the concerts; however, no outside alcohol is permitted per ABC law.
    12. Is outside alcohol permitted?
      NO! Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited at Tarara Winery per ABC law. All coolers are inspected by security. You must remove the alcohol or it will be confiscated.
    13. Is wine tasting available at the concert?
      No.  However the VIP package includes 4 wine tastings.
    14. Is smoking permitted at Tarara?
      The concert is located at an outside venue; therefore, smoking is permitted in designated areas ONLY. Watch for signage at the concert. Smoking will NOT be allowed outside of the designated area.
    15. Is there an age limit of 21 years old to attend since this is a wine event?
      No. There is no age restriction.  However, we do not recommend children under the age of 12 as we do not want unattended younger children disturbing our concert goers.  There are NO discounted tickets for children.
    16. Are pets allowed?
      Pets are not allowed at the concert venue with the exception of service dogs that have on a proper vest.
    17. What items are prohibited from bringing to Sweet Jazz Fest?
      NO Outside Alcohol (a bottle of water or a soda is OK)
      NO Tents
      NO Umbrellas
      NO Large Blankets
      NO Video Cameras
      NO Audio Recording Devices
      NO Tripods
      NO Camelbacks
      NO Bota Bag or Canteen
      NO Pets
      NO Instruments (including percussion)
      NO Knifes/Weapons/Firearms
      NO Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
      NO Flags
      NO Grills
      NO Bicycles