Festival Info


Portland Metro Arts
9003 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 408-0604


General admission day passes are available for purchase only at the box office during festival hours on both days. Seating is limited, re-entry is not guaranteed, and no refunds are given. Each day pass costs $15-30 sliding scale.

Arts for AllMontavilla Jazz Festival is proud to offer Oregon Trail card-holders the opportunity to purchase up to two (2) MJF day passes for $5 each, when they present their Oregon Trail card at the MJF box office.

MJF is proud to partner with the “Arts for All” program to introduce this new offering to the festival. Click here to learn more about the program and to see a list of participating arts organizations.


On-street parking is available on neighborhood streets surrounding Portland Metro Arts. Please be respectful of our community residents and their property.

The Montavilla Jazz Festival has limited accessible parking located behind Portland Metro Arts.
Jazz Lounge & Student Stage
  • Student Stage: We are pleased to announce that once again the student stage will feature talented rising young musicians. Student performances will be scheduled throughout both days of the festival. Attendees must purchase a day pass to enjoy all MJF 2017 acts.
  • Amenities: Hand crafted pizza by East Glisan Pizza Lounge, beer brewed by Montavilla Brew Works, and wine will be available onsite. Beverages are permitted in the air conditioned theatre performance space and festival areas.

Student Stage Schedule

After Hours Jam Session
To celebrate the community spirit of the festival, we continue the tradition of hosting an after-hours jam session at East Glisan Pizza Lounge on Saturday evening from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. The session will be hosted by the Alan Jones Academy of Music as part of the acclaimed AJAM series of jam sessions and educational events. Musicians from across the city are encouraged to participate with many festival performers participating on stage and hanging out in the audience. East Glisan Pizza is located at 8001 NE Glisan St Portland, OR 97213.

Dates & Times

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017

2:00 – 9:30 PM, doors open at 1:00 (both days)