FAQs

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival
Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How do I get Festival Passes for the Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival and what do they cost?

A: Festival Passes are on sale now. Festival Passes are limited and may sell out. All Festival Pass pricing includes complimentary Jazz Shuttle access and a SWAG bag. Pricing for Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival Pass is as follows:

  • Full Festival Pass - 4 Days, 25 live jazz performances at 11 wineries and venues (Includes SWAG Bag and FREE Jazz Shuttle)
    $89 in advance / $99 at the door

    Saturday Day Pass - 13 live jazz performances at 7 venues (Includes SWAG Bag and FREE Jazz Shuttle)
    $69 in advance / $79 at the door

  • Sunday Shows at the Riverwalk Pavilion are Complimentary

    Note: Festival Pass pricing does not include wine or food. Food and wine will be available for purchase at all performance venues.

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Q: When and where do I pick up my Festival Pass?

A: Festival Passes are not available to be self printed. You must pick up your Festival Pass, Festival Program, and Complimentary SWAG Bag at the Chamber of Commerce located at 216 E. Woodin, Ave. Chelan, WA 98816 phone: (509) 682-3503. Pick up your Festival Pass during the following times: Thursday, May 16: noon-6p, Friday, May 17: 9am - 6pm, and Saturday, May 18: 9am - 6pm

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Q: How do I get Jazz Shuttle passes?

A: Your Festival Pass also serves as your FREE Jazz Shuttle pass, and is good for both Friday and Saturday Jazz Shuttles. Pick up your Festival Pass at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce located at 216 E. Woodin, Ave. Chelan, WA 98816 phone: (509) 682-3503.

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Q: When and where does the Jazz Shuttle run?

A: The Jazz Shuttle runs from the FREE Shuttle Parking Lot at Slidewaters Waterpark to all music venues on Friday and Saturday. The shuttle routes follow the map in the Jazz Festival Program and in your SWAG Bag. You can hop on and off the Jazz Shuttle at any and all stops. The Jazz Shuttle only stops at Music Venues, it does NOT stop at all wineries. See Performance Schedule to plan your route.

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Q: Where do I pick up the Jazz Shuttle?

A: Jazz Shuttles begin and end at the FREE Shuttle Parking Lot at Slidewaters Waterpark, and run in continuous loops on designated routes to music venues throughout the performance schedule.  You can hop on or hop off at each music venue or return to the Shuttle Parking Lot as shown on the Shuttle Map in the Jazz Festival Program and in your Swag Bag.

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Q: Does the Jazz Shuttle run to all the wineries or just the music venues?

A: The Jazz Shuttle runs only to the music venues. For more details on which wineries and venues have performances see the Shuttle Map provided in your Jazz Festival Program and in your Swag Bag. You can hop on and hop off at any music venue or return to the Shuttle Parking Lot at Slidewaters Waterpark from any stop on the shuttle loop.

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Q: What is the schedule for the festival?

A: The Jazz Festival program lists all artists, performance locations and times. The schedule is also available here: chelanwinejazz.com/schedule. Expect about one hour between performances when two shows are at the same venue.

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Q: Is wine and/or food available for purchase at the music venue?

A: Wine and food will be available at every venue – prices, offerings, and food availability varies by venue. Food and wine are NOT included in the price of your Festival Pass. Additionally, consumption of wine or other alcoholic beverages on the Jazz Shuttles is prohibited.

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Q: Can I bring a cooler to performance venues?

A: No. Outside food and drinks are not permitted at any venue.

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Q: Can I bring a lawn chair or blanket?

A: Most venues will have seating.  Contact the venue for details. Venue locations, website info and phone numbers are listed on the map inside Festival program.

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Q: Can I bring my pet?

A: Pets are not permitted at the festival with the exception of service animals.

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Q: Is anything prohibited at the festival?

A: Grills, tents, canopies, outside food/drink, weapons, drugs, fireworks, noisemakers, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, drones, frisbees, and beach balls are all prohibited. Additionally, consumption of wine or other alcoholic beverages on the Jazz Shuttles is prohibited

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Q: Is there enough parking? Where should I park?

A: We encourage patrons to use the convenient FREE Shuttle Parking Lot at Slidewaters Waterpark and hop on the Jazz Shuttle to your preferred music venues. Additionally, all venues will have parking but parking may be limited, depending on the location. Please adhere to the parking signs and to the direction of volunteers. For Jazz Shuttle information see questions above and the shuttle map in the Jazz Festival program.

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Q: Are t-shirts available for purchase?

A: Yes, t-shirts are available for $15 at the Chamber of Commerce located at 216 E. Woodin, Ave. Chelan, WA 98816 phone: (509) 682-3503

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A: Yes – you can donate directly by visiting chelanwinejazz.com and clicking the donate button. The Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival Foundation is a non-profit 501c organization.

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