Festival Rules | Saturday

The information contained on this page is to make your experience at the Saturday Main Event of the Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival enjoyable. Please read before attending.

Festival Rules | Saturday 1
  • Large beach/table umbrellas
  • Tents of any kind
  • Coolers/cooler bags of any kind
  • Other bags or containers of any kind
  • Outside food or drink of any kind
  • Book bags, tote bags or any other types of bags, boxes or containers (purses allowed)
  • Alcohol or illegal drugs

NOTE: If you have a medically-necessary reason to bring in your own food or beverage to the event, you must notify event organizers at least 2 weeks (14 days) ahead of the event for approval. CONTACT US ⇒

Festival Rules | Saturday 2
  • Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Purses (no backpacks or any other tote bags allowed)
  • Wallets
  • Medically-necessary medications
  • Small personal umbrella in case of shower
  • Lawn/portable chairs (canopy chairs are permitted)
  • Lawn Blanket

NOTE: No animals of any kind are permitted inside the event unless they are officially-certified service animals. If you have an officially-certified service animal, you must notify event organizers at least 2 weeks (14 days) ahead of the event for approval. CONTACT US ⇒

Festival Rules | Saturday 3
  • PARKING: Parking is Free. Gates open at 10:00 AM and no sooner. No cars will be parked before 9:30 AM. In case of inclement weather, parking will be directed off-site and event attendees will be shuttled to the venue from the parking area.
  • The event venue on the lawn of the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, MD opens to the public at 10:00 AM on July 9, 2022. The public will not be permitted inside the event grounds before that time.
  • Souvenir shirts, posters and other memorabilia will be available for purchase.
  • A variety of food and drink vendors are available throughout the festival grounds. LEARN MORE ⇒
  • FREE water will be provided at stations around the event locale (NO outside food or drink).
  • Mobile ATMs will be available to festival attendees.
  • Festival attendees must wear the wristband provided upon entry during the duration of the event. This wristband also allows re-entry of the grounds during the day of the festival.
  • The festival is held rain or shine. Refunds will not be given in the event of inclement weather or any other reason.
  • The event grounds are ADA accessible, but any individuals needing assistance are encouraged to notify event organizers at least 2 weeks (14 days) ahead of the event. CONTACT US ⇒

NOTE: Due to recent St. Mary’s County Government regulations banning smoking on or near county-owned property and facilities, no smoking, vaping or e-cigarettes of any kind will be permitted inside the event perimeter or on museum grounds.


Festival Rules | Saturday 4

COVID-19 protocols have been lifted in the State of Maryland:

  • Due to the lifting of restrictions, masks are NOT required. We highly recommend, in accordance with guidance and best practices, that anyone who is not vaccinated to still wear a mask.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available to attendees at locations throughout the festival.
  • Industrial air purifiers have been installed in the museum building to constantly circulate air in an effort to keep it pathogen free.