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Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival

47th Annual Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

June 29 & 30, 2024

2 days, 2 stages and 22 electrifying artists from jazz to funk, blues, indie and pop.

Kick off summer with good times and great vibes! Enjoy craft beer, tasty eats, a fine arts fair, family fun and more!

Saturday, June 29

Lake Street Dive

Lake Street Dive 

Samara Joy 

The Yussef Dayes Experience

Joey Alexander Trio with special guest Theo Croker 

Cimafunk with special guest Pedrito Martinez 

The New Orleans Groove Masters featuring Herlin Riley, Jason Marsalis & Shannon Powell 

Tia Fuller 

Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra 

Theo Croker 

Coco Montoya 

Harold López-Nussa: Timba a la Americana

Sara Caswell Quartet 

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Sunday, June 30

Norah Jones


Stanley Clarke N*4Ever

Terence Blanchard Sextet

Cory Henry

Pedrito Martinez Group

Miguel Zenon Quartet


Helen Sung: JazzPlasticity

Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty All-Stars Centennial Celebration of Max Roach, Bud Powell & J.J. Johnson featuring Clay Jenkins, Steve Wilson, Steve Davis, Mike Moreno, Bill Cunliffe, Todd Coolman & Dennis Mackrel


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2-Day Pass

Purchase tickets for both days of the festival and save $20!

Discount will be applied automatically when tickets for each day are added to your cart.

Good Times, Great Vibes!

A group of people standing in front of a pizza truck.

Tasty Eats 

Fuel your day (and dancing!) with delicious food options from New Orleans BBQ to wood-fired pizza and more. Plus, visit The Jazz Bar in the Hall of Springs across from the Charles R Wood Jazz Discovery Stage for a refreshing drink. 


T-shirts and hats are displayed on a table.

Snazzy Jazzy Swag

Don’t miss your opportunity to take home our annual festival t-shirt and poster, plus other fun Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival merchandise.


Two women looking at hats and jewelry at an outdoor market.

Fine Arts & Crafts Fair

Shop unique artisans and exhibitors for handmade finds, like fine arts, jewelry, clay and pottery, soap and skincare, textiles and wearables, African art, home goods, and more! 

For a Jazz Fest Crafts Market Application email:


A crowd of people in the amphitheater at Jazz Festival.

2 days & 2 stages. That’s a lot to experience! Make your way into the amphitheater in between sets to catch some swag from the t-shirt cannon! Visit the Charles R. Wood “Discovery” Stage, powered by PlugPV, to dance the day away with electrifying artists! Check back for our official festival grounds map to be released closer to the event. 

A little girl is drawing on the ground with chalk.

Whether you bring your sidewalk chalk to decorate SPAC’s Broadway St, your hula hoop to show off your skills, or your competitive spirit for playing our lawn games with family & friends, there’s plenty of fun to be had throughout the festival, for all ages. Remember- Children 12 and under are free on the lawn for Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, thanks to Fenimore Asset Management

2024 Preferred Hotel Partners

Special Hotel Offers for 2024 Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

Anne’s Washington Inn

Save $50 when you book for 2+ nights!

Email or call 518 584-9807 and mention ‘SPAC Jazz Fest Rates’

Valid only on your first booking at Anne’s Washington Inn.

Gideon Putnam

Save 15% off

Call 518-584-3000, ask for Eric Lansing and say you are part of the SPAC Jazz Festival group.

Offer ends June 10

Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta

Save 15% online when you book online with promo code cr199145

OR refer to plan SJAZZ via phone.

Valid for reservations June 28, 24 – July 1, 2024

Book Now

Homewood Suites by Hilton Saratoga Springs

Enjoy special rates starting at $299 by booking online

with group code CHWFRE.

Valid for reservations June 27, 2024 – July 1, 2024

Book by April 30, 2024

Book Now

The Hotel Saratoga

Enjoy a 10% discount by booking online

Valid for reservations June 27, 2024 – July 1, 2024

Book Now

Courtyard By Marriott Clifton Park

Enjoy special rates on King Bed rooms

starting at $275 by booking online.

Valid for reservations June 28, 2024 – June 30, 2024

Book by June 8, 2024

Book Now

La Quinta Inn and Suites

$219 + tax (20% discount)

Valid for reservations June 28, 2024 – June 30, 2024

Book by June 15, 2024

Book Now

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clifton Park

$150/night, 2-night minimum

Group Code: SJZ

Book by May 28

Book Now

72 hour cancellation policy

Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival Ground Rules

Applicable for Friehofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival only. View classical event ground rules hereView Live Nation event ground rules here.

Permitted Items

  • Food, beverages, and disposable utensils.
  • Picnic blankets and breathable ground coverings.
  • Umbrellas and chairs are permitted, but will be restricted by sizing for use on the main amphitheater lawn, as follows:
    • Lawn chairs must not exceed 43” when collapsed.
    • Lawn chairs on the center amphitheater lawn must not exceed 26″ in height when opened.
    • Only personal-sized umbrellas will be permitted on the lawn.

Items Not Permitted

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Glass containers
  • Plastic tarps
  • Lawn chairs over 43” when collapsed.
  • Tents are prohibited from the Amphitheater lawn as well as the area immediately in front of the Jazz Discovery Stage.
  • Grills, cooking equipment, or any flame that uses a liquid, gas, or gel accelerant.
  • Laser pointers
  • Drones
  • Professional audio or video recording equipment
  • Cameras with detachable lenses
  • Bikes, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, etc.
  • Pets (except ADA approved service animals)


  • To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all SPAC visitors and staff, all containers and packages will be inspected. This includes coolers, baskets, tote bags, purses, diaper bags, strollers, and all other containers. Any item that is not permitted to come onto the SPAC grounds should be disposed of or returned to your vehicle.
  • Smoking is permitted on the SPAC grounds in designated areas only. Please ensure that all cigarette butts are disposed of properly.
  • Guests are welcome to bring blankets and umbrellas but please consider others around you- if your items are disruptive to others, you may be asked to remove them.
  • Reentry is permitted for this event.Guests must obtain a reentry wristband from staff at the gates prior to exiting the venue.


  • Bags and coolers are permitted in the Amphitheater so long as they can remain on your lap for the duration of the performance or fit underneath your seat. Items must be smaller than 11”x16”x11” to fit underneath your seat.  Any item larger than these dimensions will need to be left, at your own risk, on the concrete apron at the entrance to the amphitheater. Please note that SPAC is not responsible for items that are left unsupervised.
  • Food and Beverages are permitted in the Amphitheater.Please ensure that all waste is disposed of in the appropriate receptacle.
  • Please avoid blocking the view of others.
  • Video, photography, audio, or cell phone recording during performances is prohibited.
  • Guests that hold a General Admission/Lawn ticket are permitted to dance on the concrete apron at the rear of the amphitheater, while guests with a seated ticket are permitted to dance in the areas beside sections 4 and 5.
  • SPAC has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment of any kind, including but not limited to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender presentation, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion, and citizenship. Harassment includes but is not limited to stalking, verbal or physical intimidation, offensive verbal comments, physical assault and/or battery, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome physical attention. If you are made to feel uncomfortable or unsafe, please immediately report any concerns to SPAC staff or security personnel so appropriate action can be taken.

All SPAC ground rules are subject to change. By entering the SPAC grounds, guests agree to abide by the rules listed above. Management reserves the right to modify these rules or can request to see the contents of any belongings brought on property at their discretion. We appreciate your cooperation in maintaining the utmost levels of safety and convenience for our guests and staff.

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