Ocean City Jazz Festival  
Fourth Annual Jazz Festival                                 2649 Island Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC

2014 Ocean City Jazz Festival -  July 4 and 5, 2014 - 5PM   

Check back soon for announcement of 2014 line-up!

The 2013 Ocean City Jazz Festival Artist line-up included: The John Brown Quintet, The Stanley Baird Group, and Kim Pacheco with Richard Harris White, Jr. and Rob Jiggert

What do you get when you combine the best in  jazz together with devoted fans, a beautiful white sand beach, and good old "Crystal Coast Charm"? You get the most exciting, most talked about contemporary jazz festival in the North Carolina! The Ocean City Jazz Festival celebrates its 4th year with a tried and true formula of the top names in jazz and the vacation destination of  North Topsail Beach ! 


The 2013 Ocean City Jazz Festival is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources



Need  a hotel room, just mention the "Ocean City Jazz Festival" and receive a discount at the 
Topsail Shores Inn (https://topsailshoresinn.com/) (910-685-0969) or the 
Holiday Inn Express (910-327-8282).  
Or rent a vacation home at Island Real Estate (
http://www.topsailvacation.com) 910-328-2323 or Lewis Realty (http://www.lewis-realty.net/) 910-328-5211

Food and Beverage

Our food  truck oasis and merchandise market will feature a eclectic mix of delicious food, beverages and  souvenirs for purchase.  No picnic baskets or coolers allowed.  Beer and wine tickets will be for sale and beverages sold with tickets only. Remember, 21 to drink in North Carolina.

Ocean City Signature Wine
To celebrate the 4th Annual Ocean City Jazz Festival, the jazz festival has teamed up with Duplin Winery to produce an exciting variety of wines for all tastes and seasons. All wines for sale at the event by the bottle. THE  ULTIMATE SOUVENIR OF YOUR JAZZ FESTIVAL WEEKEND EXPERIENCE!!

Parking  will be available at the North Topsail Beach Public Works department (3315 Gray Street) and at all beach access parking areas.

Children and Pets
Animals and pets are not permitted in the event facility or neighboring outdoor event groups except in conjunction  with aids to the disabled.
Children under 6 are admitted free with paying adult.

Leave No Trace 
More like create no trace.  All that should be left behind are the echoes of your sweet sweet
memories.  Reduce waste, and help and encourage others to do the same-please
 place all litter in designated receptacles.

Ocean City Silent Auction
The OC Silent Auction will be held in conjunction with the Jazz Festival, visit the Community Center to bid on auction items.  All proceeds benefit the Wade H Chestnut Memorial Chapel.  Checks, cash and all major credit cards will be accepted.

Festival Tee-Shirts and Merchandise
Festival merchandise will be on sale at the merchandise tent.  Merchandise will sell out early and will not be available on line after the festival.


You will be given a colored armband and can come and go freely after admission. Please do not take off your armband as you will be asked to leave the venue.

Medical Emergencies
If you have any concerns, or you feel anything less than well, please see a staff member.

Radiate Positivity
Don’t just sponge up the good times – kick them back to others. Embrace new people, and
ideas—and help others do the same. Making it better for everyone makes it better for you, which
makes it better for everyone and yet even better for you. It’s a ping pong match of amplified positivity.

Be In There
Your Ocean City Jazz Fest experience is a snowflake that will soon melt. Leave the world out there, and while you’re In Here, take advantage of your shot to make the most of your experience. Savor every flavorful  jazzy moment.

Play As a Team

Out There, it’s an I’ve-got-mine, dog-eat-dog world of animals fighting and rats a racin’. Not In 

Here. Ocean City is the antidote to the common life—a real community built on helping each other, learning from each other and, yes, loving each other. Share your heart and also your stuff to contribute to a healthy ecosystem thriving on an environment of generosity. Use a buddy system to make 

sure your friends are doing as well as you are. Look out for those around you as well and don’t be afraid 

to help out which by definition makes you a hero.

Map Location of Jazz Festival

PHOTO GALLERY - 2012 Ocean City Jazz Festival
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