History, great music and the beach come together for this event. Come enjoy great jazz, dance the nights away, and support the history of the beautiful coastal area. The kickoff event Thursday night will include beer and wine tasting with John Dillard opening the festival. The food trucks on site for the event will feature an eclectic mix of delicious food. The festival includes a gospel concert and brunch on Sunday. Saad&Shaw will also facilitate a nonprofit workshop on Friday and Saturday. A variety of ticket packages are available for the festival and shuttles will run from Jacksonville and Wilmington. Full event travel packages are also being offered. For the full schedule of events visit the event website. The Ocean City Jazz Festival is a rain or shine event.