Food & Beverage Policies

We invite you to enjoy a wide variety of food and beverages available for purchase at the Monterey Jazz Festival, including a variety of brews from North Coast Brewing Company, celebrating their 10th anniversary as Official Beers of the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2015, and wines from Scheid Family Wines.

As per the State of California and the County of Monterey, food, glass, and containerized beverages cannot be brought onto the fairgrounds with the exception of one unopened plastic bottle of water. A stainless steel or other nonbreakable individual use water container is allowed, which may be filled at the free Pure Water stations. Containers are also available for purchase.

No picnic baskets, coolers or barbeques are allowed. No alcohol may be brought onto the Fairgrounds. Alcohol and containers will be disposed of at the entrance gates and not returned. Every person who enters the Fairgrounds is subject to search by Security personnel.