Jazz Fest Crafts Application “Call For Entry”

New Orleans, LA (October 12, 2022) – CALL FOR ENTRIES! The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
presented by Shell is now accepting crafts applications for the 2023 event.

The Festival will once again showcase three unique craft areas:

Congo Square African Marketplace: features unique, handcrafted artwork that reflects cultural influences seen
throughout the African Diaspora. Presentations by artists and vendors resonate with the rich African-Caribbean
cultural legacy in Congo Square.

Contemporary Crafts: presents work by both Louisiana and the nation’s most talented contemporary artists. It
features original, handcrafted, one-of-a-kind designs and accepts applicants from all crafts media and disciplines.
Louisiana Marketplace: introduces Festivalgoers to a variety of handcrafted works by only Louisiana artisans and
craftspeople. The Marketplace showcases works that express various aspects of the state’s unique cultural heritage.

How to Apply: Go to or go directly to

Application Fee: $35.00

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Festival Dates: April 28 – May 7, 2023

For more information:

(504) 410-6103

Please specify the craft department(s) needed: Congo, Contemporary, or Louisiana Marketplace
Artists may submit an application to more than one craft area, but may exhibit in ONLY ONE craft area of the
Festival. ONLY Congo Square allows vending of handcrafted imports.

Jazz Fest Crafts Application Social
Thursday, October 20, 5:30 to 7:00 PM
La GUILD at Canal Place
333 Canal Street – Suite 205 – Second Floor


Photo by Hanna Kwasik