Festival Rules – Saturday


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

  • Large Beach/Table Umbrellas
  • Tents of any kind
  • Coolers/cooler bags of any kind
  • Other Containers of any kind
  • Outside food or drink of any kind
  • Alcohol

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 ⇒

  • 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 but canopies must be dropped during all performances)
  • 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 ⇒

  • 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.
  • 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.