Great venue. Positive vibes!
Exciting and Something great and entertaining to do in a local atmosphere. loveit # #MzfabulousMcIntyre
it's a different experience in music
Hey why don't y'all bring the Whispers next year or Mint Condition...
Shavon Bernice Ramsey
Nice venue, good music and great time for family and friends togetherness
omg I had a great time me and my family and friends. 2019was so lit. but I'm already ready for 2010 I hear it's going to be bigger then any thing becausethey are celebrating how long they been around so they may be more celebrities next year is going to be crowded than ever I will be there a little early I can get the best see in the house which is and no hood looking at the big screen don't like charger to hard so I'm good with my own chair
I would recommend everyone go at least 1 time. it is a awesome experience, the food is great the drinks are great the music is amazing, and I think once you go the 1st time you will go back again
Belin Mizell Aldridge
my first time going and I enjoyed it. plan on going again.
Great food and great entertainment and Rickey Smiley is a great host.
Awesome. Had a great time!!!
Melissa M Melissa
The fun, atmosphere, music and food.
The party music played between the shows. The D.Js were phenomenal. You cannot replace Ricky Smiley. Lastly, there was a great representation of vendors on site.
La Verne Reid
Great venue, good music, peaceful vibe.
Bobby Brow don’t come back if you can perform sober. People didn’t pay to see you drunk. Shameful celebrities want support but you don’t respect your supporters!!
guy and black street jagged edge stephine mills.. it's much more excitement
The weather, the food, the fantastic music and the overall atmosphere!!
Stephanie Mills, The Ojays and Lionel Richie
no more brandy we want Betty Wright bring freddy Jackson usher fantasia again thank bring dougie fresh again Keith sweat Johnny gill new edition
we enjoyed ourselves 2019
Douggie Fresh, O'Jays. It was so much love. It was my second time coming .
This was my second year going. Once again I had a great time
Stephanie Mills; The O' Jays; Doug E Fresh & Lionel Richie were the best bet performances. Richey Smiley is always a great host. Continue to keep the theme just add more jazz artist to the lineup. I liked Teddy Riley's performance however I would have enjoyed it more at an event more geared to R&R/Hip-Hop type them. For me Brandy should have been on Saturday night's lineup & Stephanie Mills should have been on Sunday before the O'Jays. More...
Had an amazing time at Jazz In The Gardens!
Doggie Fresh was the best performance of the entire event. Teddy also did his thang along with Guy. Brandy was awesome on Sunday she put on a show so did Lionel and the OJays.
Johna Hicks Veale
Great time!!!! Especially for 40+ who still love to have a good time dancing and singing like no ones watching . Our 7th year in a row and we’ll be back next year.
2019 jazz in the Gardens was great the guy that was wearing a red platinum pants with no shirt was horrible he was either high or something should’ve never came out on the stage It’s sad people pay their hard-earned money to see a great show and enjoy them selves but when you have entertainment that come out on the stage in their high somebody should take notice of that
It’s a great festival to experience whether general admission or platinum. The performer line-ups have been great. My one and only issue is that each year it never fails that there are sound issues that impact the performances.
Overall it's a good show. They need a special area for the photographers. Trying to take photos from the Audience is obstructing everyone else view of stage
I look forward to attending next year. I'm hoping to see Dave Koz one day.
Great people; Great atmosphere; Excellent Event my 14th year LOVE IT!!!
Great music great food and atmosphere love it
Gwen Parrish Florence
I Love u Rickey Smiley. I will c u on the 25th n Birmingham!
I just watched it live with DJ Tony Neal lived it
Watched it Live with DJ Tony Neal!!! It was Lit
watched all the way from Wisconsin. loved it
Belinda Y. Knox
I attended the luncheon on yesterday at FIU and it was phenomenal.
The music, the food, the everything! Didn't care about the gaps - I could catch my breath!
Very nice atmosphere! Holla Pittsburgh!
Nothing. A very well organized events. The family vibes is phenomenal!!!!
Daviada M. Wright-Harris
Awesome time! Some of the performers microphone or bass was not worth everyone’s eardrum. Food taste great!
Maria LoveOne Roscoe
Always a WONDERFUL TIME!!! Fun, food, and GOOD MUSIC
The entertainers were great, however gaps in stage time and bad lighting on performers. I will be back tomorrow. Hope its even better.
John John Johnson
I am ready y'all. It is the best event that I have ever been too. Looking to have fun. Let me know where the party is at? Hit me on Face book at John John Johnson. I am coming with my own refreshments. More...
Awesome experience! I have one premium weekend ticket to sell. Contact me via messenger.
its amazing full of love and fun
Everything. Great Lineups Of performers every year, Great venue and great atmosphere!! Love it! Will be there again!!
Yes yes yes yes yesterday yes
It is worth the trip You will have a Dam good time there
Great people. Great food. And great music
Yolanda GodChosen Vaughn
It's such an amazing experience, the music the food and the new people you meet from all over the world it's amazing never miss it
for 2019, we need to add Keith Sweat, Jaheim, TLC, Sade, SWV, Peabo Bryson, Johnny Gill/Ralph Tersvant, Kool &t the Gang, Lakeside etc. The lineup need to be better and these suggestions. We need more . JS More...
PM Tonya L. Woods
Great opportunity to meet new people and listen to a great line up of artist new and old. I had a great experience meeting new people and sharing the JITG experience with my Miami Garden Gang (MGG) in 2018 can't wait for 2019
Great Selection of Artists
Westanna Harvey Bobbitt
Great entertainment, good food, great venue to hang out with old and new friends.
All, The Entertainment, Food, The Surroundings, Everything The Weather Also.
Great value! Great performers!!
Good Music,Good Food, Good Fun, and above all else Good People
Great Atmosphere & Music!!!
The adult atmosphere. The music and comraderie
The variety of music, people, and food!! There is something for everyone.
I ❤️JIG me and my hubby goes every year on both days.... it is a nice grown and sexy vibe... But I feel there should be a age limit on tickets and entrance.. No one under 21 should be allowed... Especially if they are not old enough to drink... More...
Bring in one new artist to open each day. giving the exposure they need
This is my Birthday gift every year love you all...
wish it as for 3 days and and had more artists
One of the best times is had at an event in years!!!
It was an amazing weekend of good music. Friendly people and beautiful weather.
Will definitely be back in 2019 and bringing more people from Cali to share in this experience.
I enjoy my self at Jazz in the Garden my jerk chicken wasn't that good .They need to take time and cook it done. The crowd was excellent mature adults everyone wad great.
The music was great,the food lines were too long of a wait. I had to demand my money back at something Soul, how long does it take to cook chicken wings or shrimp. The screens could have been bigger. First time attending. More...
We love coming to Jazz in the Garden (Miami Gardens, Miami, Florida from Clarksville Tennessee, flying or driving and renting a room and purchasing tickets for the two day event. Those two days features different Artists each day. This is our fourth year attending this event for our anniversary. This we brought friend from South Carolina and Maryland. More...
This was my 4 year attending JITG enjoyed most of the event even though Chaka was terrible. Hope she will be ok. Who the heck booked Trick Daddy this is supposed to be JAZZ not a foul mouth person on Sunday evening.
Smokey, Anita, Fantasia and Trombone Shorty did excellent. Again they are not Jazz artists. The band that performed during the change set was great the dancers full of energy. I will check the lineup for next yr and if I don’t see more jazz artists I will not attend.
The sound system and Jumbotron was fantastic big improvement from yrs past.
All in I had a good time More...
This was my first time attending and overall I was impressed. The acts were good, with the exception of Chaka Khan, the sound was good, and most acts had ample stage time (except Avery Sunshine which I was mad about). Anita Baker, hands down, was the the BEST performer of the weekend. There were some hiccups, however. The lines for the food were ridiculous and when I finally got my chicken it was bland. The $5 wrist band for access to the "nice" bathrooms were pointless because the lines to use them were so long that people ended up using the port-a-potties. And the seats were entirely too close together. But overall I was impressed and would attend more concerts in the future if the opportunity presented. More...
The name needs to be changed because there was very little jazz. However, the Jazz artist that were there, were great. I walked out on Chaka Khan's performance, she looked great, but sounded horrible. Fantasia recycled the same show and outfit she has done before, but she was decent. Smokey and Joe were pretty good, Walter Beasly, Avery sunshine and pieces of a dream were wonderful. I will never understand why Trick Daddy ( we walked out on his performance) was on the same bill with the classy Ms. Anita Baker. That woman threw down!!!! I have heard rumors that she's not very nice in person but the way she interacted with that young lady in the audience who had a picture of her was so heartwarming. Her performance was absolutely incredible. She sounded and looked so good. More...
Excellent event! It was very well organized! You can tell the City's project management team worked very hard to make this a classy enjoyable event. I will definitely travel to attend this again. More...
live music good music good food. alot dancing singing and no drama. i love it and will be back!
A great time, great show, great atmosphere, tasty food, good people having a good time.
The concert overall was good. Chaka Kahn was clearly under the weather.. the food was extremely overpriced and was surrounded by flies. The porta toilets were nasty they did not have toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and they smelled awful. For the ticket price the facilities should have been a lot better. More...
It is a Great Experience! You will love It! I have two 2 day passes already for 2018 event, however due to emergency unable to make the event this year. If you are interested please message me. More...
Yolande V. Ambrose
This years line up is the best of the last 3. Looking forward to enjoying with my beautiful Sisters and Brothers
Tina Mgm Marie
The best first vacay of the year. Jazz In The Garden will always be the bomb place to be every year in March. No one can convince me otherwise.
I have never been to such a warm (friendly), fun and safe-feeling concert in a large outdoor venue where liquor is served all day. I challenge fellow Northerners to say otherwise. While it’s common to experience an event with two out of that list of descriptors, you never get all five together.
I understand the high ticket pricing since attending. It’s actually worth it just for the atmosphere. As the city is a beneficiary, in part, I could recommend a way to beef up revenue further: more bar staff, more facilities (toilet trailers), and more food vendors. The reason is that the demand far outweighs the available resources. The lines are so, so long. With pricing this high (it’s $5 cash to use a trailer toilet instead of a port-o-john, for example) then faster, more efficient service would make much more sense for everybody involved.
I saw people wait for a half hour in the bar line to buy a $5 cup of ice. First of all, this is inhumane; ice and water (also $5) are necessities in the heat and people are dancing. When somebody really needs something you have to think about ease of access. So, offering these in the same line as a full bar is silly. Bar orders take way more time, so long as there is a selection. There should be an ice and water express lane and it should cost less. More would sell. Of course they should be available at a full bar too, but I saw some obviously dehydrated people waiting too long for a very simple order.
The ample talky bits between acts was far too long to cover for break down and set up/run crews. I was thinking: I guess they are giving so much extra time because they want people to be able to get through the service lines between acts? But the DJs work better than the sustained forced stretching, even though the mc was fun.
Sound great. Jumbotrons great. Crowd extremely lovely. Talent supreme. More...
Kenneth Bernard Lofton
i love it I love it I love it
Great event. We will be back again
My wife and i Went down to Miami Florida we had an awesome time
This was my first time attending this event..it was a blast...Anita Baker and Joe and the other jazz musicians did a great job!!
W had a great time. Looking forward to returning for more JITG
I got there late but had a great time the parking was crazy
This was my 1st time attending. I plan to make this an annual trip going forth. Everyone was excellent excluding Chaka Khan.
Thank you JITG2018 was the BEST...ANITA BAKERS brought IT #memories
Thanks for this years line up! Day 2 was Epic! The DJ’s were great. The MC was awesome. The artist were phenomenal.
Im having a great time don't know what happened to Chaka Khan i guess she was not feeling well the portable toilets was nasty im glad i come with my supplies the need more hand sanitizers
I attend every year and it just gets better....long lines but definitely worth it.
Handicap parking was to much then the long walk just not fair.
Went Saturday and had a great time, I enjoyed all the entertainers, ate conch salad, fried crabs, souse going back today.
Angela R Chisholm
The food vendor lines is the only thing that is a downer. The lines are rediculous. You miss an entire act waiting in line
Greatest Music Festival in the World! Can't wait until next year... Blessed!! JITG
Always wanted to attention from conception. This year I will finally get to go celebrating my friend Joanne Bassett 50th - Fabulous Birthday Celebration.
Diane Hilton Arnold
Is it TRUE or is this a RUMOR that Anita Baker and Fantasia is no longer coming to JITG 2018? PLEASE! I HOPE THIS IS A RUMOR! REFUND!!
I’ve been waiting for Anita Baker forever (bought my tickets at 10 am 8/12)! NOW JITG....to make this show epic for me.....PLEASE add Stephanie Mills!
A Great event!!! Each year they have outstanding performances!
Last year was AMAZING, can't wait to attend the 2018 event. If you've never been you should go, don't think about it just go.....
This is an experience you will never forget. For my 50th birthday I had a blast with my family and friends. They enjoyed it so much that we are making it one of our annual getaways.
I THINK THIS YEAR WAS NOT ONE OF THE BEST, THE FOOD WAS NOT GOOD, THE PARKING IS OVER PRICED SO WAS THE FOOD. PLEASE BRING SOME GOOD ENTERTAINERS NEXT YEAR LIKE UNCLE CHARLIE AND JOHN AGAIN, THE ISLEY BROTHERS AND BRUNO MARS...PRICELESS...
This will be a yearly event scheduled on my calendar from this year forward!
I'm trying to find out the name of the food vendor that serve the conch in cups/containers. They also said they sell n the flea market. She was n the back. Does anyone know? More...
We had such an AMAZING time!!!!!! The acts were great - Robin Thicke was AMAZING and far exceeded what we expected to see! The food was great, the drinks were amazing - everything was organized and made for a GREAT experience! This was our first time but will ABSOLUTELY not be our last!!! More...
Sebrina R. Burkes-Taylor
I had an absolute blast this year. In my opinion it's about living life! My friends from Atlanta, New York, South Carolina, & North Carolina were in attendance. Now, were we feeling Herbie Hancock after dark? Hell No, but we made the best of it! Did we enjoy Audra Day after dark? Hell No, but we made the best of it! The Roots should've came on after her, but we made the best of it!! There are EXTREMELY limited options for us in Miami, so I will continue to support along with my friends from all over the country. Anxiously awaiting 2018!! PLEASE BRING USHER, MARY J., PATTI, CHARLIE WILSON, JEFFREY OSBORNE & BRIAN CULBERSON BACK. NEWBIE REQUEST: BRUNO MARS & DIANA ROSS!!! Please & Thank You!! More...
Very nice love it but parking is too much JUST sad.but common and LLCool J was GREAT but PLEASE we must have a better line up for next YEAR. And price must go down for food. the vendor are over price and some vendor's must have clothes on. The one vendor that had on the swim suit (two ladies) just sad.very sad we must do better but over all had a great time.with my group of ladies.. More...
I had a great time this year..my only complaint was the food vendor prices..ridiculously high..corn 5 it's not that much at the Youth Fair..I refuse to buy anything else... the vendors are going to lose money with these escalating prices More...
I've enjoyed being entertained at the Jazz In The Gardens Music Festival for the last few years, and I really like mingling in the "upscale tropical" atmosphere with friends and the people that attend the event. I would like to make a few suggestions, if I may: Parking: As already stated in the previous reviews about the price, it would be nice to pay one flat fee if you attend both days of the event, instead of paying twice. Also, can they maybe consider a shuttle service from the parking lot to the gates of the event as well? All the surrounding parking lots are a distance from the venue, and it takes time to walk from where you are parked to the entrance.****The Artists Lineup: Since this is a 3-day event, why not feature some smaller entertainment during the Pre-Party on Friday night (like they did 3 years ago)? It gets people hyped for the weekend festival. On Saturdays, they should keep the Jazz and/or Neo-Soul artists at the beginning or middle of the lineup, then feature R&B upbeat artists at the latter part of Saturday evening. On Sundays, keep the Gospel artists first (like they did this year), only upbeat R&B artists in the middle, and then have the Old School Hip Hop artists last to close it out on Sunday's lineup. If you need any ideas on the Old School Hip Hop entertainment (Salt-N-Pepa, Ice Cube, hello?), I would be happy to help. :-) P.S. Please feature more Old School bands, such as Ohio Players, Parliment Funkadelic, & Cameo. More...
I loved Jazz In the Gardens! First time attending. I can look at L.L Cool J allday long. My only negative was the little flying bugs.
I enjoyed the lineup my classmates, friends new and old and of course my family that lives n the area pages sweating, Cletus Harrison, cynthia n Charles Johnson wife n cousin cynt n Kayla n her brothers. The weather was awesome couldn't hv been any better it was very warm n the daytime n it cooled off at nite. More...
Jazz in the Gardens was good, this is my 10th time however, the parking price was to expensive!!! A bottle of water or soda for $4.00 is a bit to much when the vendors or getting it so very cheap. The entertainment should have all the well known artists at the end. Bring in artists that everyone listens to on a regular basis such as Tyrese, Mary J, Kem etc. Will return next year but the entertainment this year was a little boring. More...
First time but wont be the last, sad my girls did not make it down for the show, so i only went for one day and hubby joined me. I did manage to have fun at the cellphone charging station. We laughed and talked about everything. Sad i missed LL but had a great time!! More...
The best moment was singing FAMUs Alma Mater with my crew and surrounding Rattlers joining in. It was BEAUTIFUL!
I am a frequent J.I.T.G. attendee and the experience has always been amazing! Parking could be a little less expensive and maybe there could be a perk or two for the Platinum seats like a free drink, a complimentary meal, or a photo op with one of the celebrity performers. Also, the seating is very, very uncomfortable; especially when you're sitting so close to your neighbors. Although I was very pleased with the lineup, it would be helpful to know who will be performing a month prior to when tickets go on sale. #platinumwithgoodcredit More...
Id love to host it one day...... I mean new flavor I'm funny and very processional
I had a wonderful time. The only complaint is, the staff should make sure its tissue and sanitizer at the bathroom station.
My second year in a row!! Had a fabulous time!! I can't wait for 2018!!!
As always, I had a great time at South Florida's premier outdoor music festival for Black and Brown folks to enjoy. For me, it has become the must do event of the year where you know you're going to hear great music, see old friends , taste new foods and get an eye full of fashion!
Denise Gulley Givan
This was my 1st time attending Jazz in the Gardens and my husband and I had an awesome time. Making the flight from Houston, TX was well worth it. My boy Rickey Smiley was a delight.....So proud of you, keep doing what you're doing, Rickey!!! The artist were awesome both days!!! More...
La Tanya Robinson
I had an awesome time. I love JITG, gives me a chance to catch up with old friends and listen to good music.
My wife and I always have a good time at JITG. Great atmosphere , great food, relaxation you know what more can you ask for Keep up the good work.
I've attended JITG since 2010. This has been the BEST lineup by far. Great blend of various artist. EVERYONE brought their 'A' game������
Always a good time , love the music and the atmosphere. Food is decent also.
Felisha McMiller Simmons
Traveled from Orlando with my girls to hang for the weekend. This was my first Jazz Fest. I really enjoyed myself. I only took issue with two things: $4 for bottled water? Really? if you aren't allowing me to bring my own then don't make it unaffordable. That's just rude. And there should have been a parking discount if you were paying for two nights. $50 for parking was steep even by baller standards. But overall I had a great time and plan to attend next year. More...
Robin Thick Mims
I'm reading comments and wondering WTH...the main artist are announced when the tickets go on sale. It's a music festival, supposed to be Jazz at that, however, JITG gives us more of a variety. I knew when I heard the line up this year, the majority of "Miamians" will be complaining. It's a certain class of Miami folks that would appreciate Herbie Handcock, Esperalda Spalding, JITG All Stars, The Roots, etc.....the Miami crowd is not into real jazz and neo soul like up north or on the West Coast....with that being said, the quality of artists I just named, how in the heck could the ticket prices be any cheaper......ticket prices are GREAT!!! Parking, oh well this is Miami and it's Hard Rock Stadium, come on people the prices are the same game day and no different going to the AAA or the JL Knight for an event. Car pool and share the cost. The food prices...no different than going to a Food and Wine Festival, the Seafood Festival, Food Truck Invasions and hell even the Youth Fair.... I do agree that the line up order could have had a better flow on both days...but Jill Scott was the Head liner on Saturday so she was expected to be last up... The weed smoking is out of control, one of the reasons I refuse to sit in General Admission. Also reasons why others choose to sit back there. The DJs always do an awesome job with the crowd, shout out to DJ Oli and Big Man Kelly our locals.... I think they should invite Wanda Smith from Atlanta 103 station to host next year, she is from Miami and funny as hell... Overall the JITG was great!!!! It's attracting people from all over the world and this year it was probably more visitors than locals and that's cool. It helps the economy better, visitors come and spend more money. Isn't that the real reason behind the Music Festival in the first place. To raise money for the city.......... More...
I, PERSONALLY, NJOYED "JAZZYINDAGARDENS" AS I DO EVERY YEAR ... THE LINE-UP THIS YEAR WASN'T ALL THAT GREAT, BUT THAT DIDN'T STEAL MY JOY ... CUZ WHEN I PARTEY, I PARTEY HARDY � ... I'M ALL GOOD WHEN EV'RYBODY IS GETTIN' ALONG ... "ONE BIG, HAPPY FAMILY!" I CAN HARDLY WAIT FOR JAZZ IN THE GARDENS 2018 ... BRING IT ON, YESSS!!! More...
Awesome event this year. I've been to JITG 6 times. Each year builds on the previous year. Happy the organization reads the reviews for improvement. See you next year. Seats are alittle too close, otherwise great event ‼️ More...
Pat B Bynes
I have been attending Jazz In the Gardens for the last 8 years. I'm an event promoter here in Tampa and I constantly promoted this event for FREE on my 3 social media pages. I'm only asking for VIP MEDIA ACCESS and a parking pass for 2-Days. After paying $25 to park on Day 2, was a little upset. Overall GREAT SHOW, WONDERFUL WEATHER AND GROWN FOLKS FUN. More...
What a great show (Sunday) Common and LL Cool J was outstanding! Atmosphere was great! Parking was easy and shuttle ride to the park was a cool idea.
Our first time and didn't know what to expect. We flew in and didn't know to bring chairs and coolers could be brought in for lawn seats. We lucked up and sat at a table near the food booths and there was a big screen back there. The sound was great, Ricky Smiley was hilarious and the acts were phenomenal. I haven't danced that long in years. More...
Yessssssssss, we had FUN, FABULOUS Jazz In The Gardens time... The weather was so beautiful outdoors... The setting was just so right... Have to do it all over again...next year! More...
It was my first experience at JITG I had great seats and an awesome time!
Second time at the event. Had a great time. Morris day and the time, Common, the roots plus more....all in a weekend . What's not to like...
L Rochelle Edwards
Great atmosphere. Awesome lineup. Definitely adding this to my yearly event list!
This was my 12th year, and it's always good music. Me and my wife always have great time, but wants more jazz acts. Will be there next year.
I had a Wonderful time both nights as always because that's what I come to do however if your going to raise the price on the event don't cut us short on the entertainment I have attended All 12 years and we have always been allowed to party way into the night for the Saturday show I didn't understand why Jill Scott's session was cut short. I also feel like since we have such a mix of cultures that attend this event the artists should reflex that especially including our island entertainers. Also I noticed that the Hard Rock included additional security which was worse than before the ones of us who splurge to sit in the Platinum seating area should not have to worry about people coming from other areas standing in front of us. Overall All of the artists were Great. Please remind the DJ that we like line dancing � SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!! More...
It has been a great experience for the past 5 years. I strongly suggest everyone to try it once.
I had a great time! The event was well organized... and I enjoyed seeing one of my fav artist LL Cool J �
I had a wonderful time....next year make sure the line up will be fresh faces, faces we haven't seen perform yet please. Like Anita Baker, Tamia, Joe, Stephanie Mills, etc!!! More...
The concert was fad but those little black bug had to go. The parking was great and the crowd was just right
Traveled from Orlando for a girl's weekend with the besties and we had a great time! Looking forward to going again next year...
Billie R Rosas
I just moved to the Miami area and this was my first local event. It was a great time, the music was amazing. I look forward to making this a event I will not miss.
BRabbit J Lavin
An amazing experience. Thank you all of city of Miami Gardens. The crowd was awesome.
Ella J. Dale
Made the annual voyage this year from Indianapolis. This has been a girls weekend for me and my girl friend for years. Love the atmosphere, food and all the venders. Lineup was awesome. My problem is the price for parking $25 and other items like water and drinks. I don't mind paying money for entertainment etc. I would like to see a report or give out numbers as to how much money came in for the 2017 year during the 2018 JITG. Also give information about attendance. I'm curious as to how many people showed up for event. See you in 2018. #PlatiniumStatusWithGoodCredit #CashMeInTheGardenHowAboutDat More...
I had a really great time, my sister and my cousins have made it our annual event. All the artist were great, but my favorite artist was Andra Day and Esparanza Spaulding they were fabulous. It could be that there were new to my experience in their genre of music. I felt though refreshments like water for $5 and a simple bag of peanuts was ridiculous. Parking was too much even for general admission. For both night was a bit much...I hope to attend next year, but overall it's a great time! More...
This was my first year and I loved it. Stayed at a hotel near by and took Uber both days. I'm coming back next year with a group of friends.
I Love the line up. But I am handicap and the service for that was terrible.
Thoroughly enjoyed the all the acts this year only two issues Herbie Hancock probably should have been moved up as well as the food vendors not the best this year and way overpriced not as much selection as usual. Over all had an awesome time!
I get every year that the Talent is going to be all over the place to please everyone. But as others have stated the fact that if you're coming there for two days and you have to spend $50 on parking that does take away from your money you want to spend with the venue and a different entrepreneurs that you allowed to sell certain items inside. Being that it was $20 the last couple years and that is even steep. More...
I LOVE ❤️ being able to reconnect with old friends that I haven't seen in a while. Great music, Great Food.... Awesome
Great job I had a BLAST! Mayor Gilbert Oliver & the City Commissioners I especially enjoyed the highlights where the city showcased of its accomplishments in the past year kudos to Mayor Gilbert in the City Commissioners for really showing what City Miami Gardens has the offer. Ricky Smiley and the DJ did really really well this year entertaining the crowd in between performances and hats off for honoring Betty Wright, Carol City Seior high school state championship football team and the cast of Moonlight, Jaden Piner, Alex Halbert the principle of Norland Elementary school and the drama teacher. My congratulations goes out to circle of one marketing team, all of the staff and security who helped to put incident free event. Herbie Hancock needed to come in a little earlier, and close out the show with Robin Thicke. Sunday's lineup was fantastic perfect wouldn't change a thing. Congratulations , JOB WELL DONE! More...
Yvette Nicol Harris
Kudos to Mayor Gilbert, Suzan and her awesome Circle of One Team!! I attended Saturday and had a great time. Loved, Loved Marion Meadows and Herbie Hancock was the ice on the cake. More Jazz on Saturdays. #jitg #review More...
Jazz in the Gardens is soothing to the soul! Saturday's lineup was my favorite, however, the entire JITG experience is always phenomenal. It's like a big, beautiful family reunion with awesome music, great food, spontaneous dancing and LOVE.Great job Circle of One, City of Miami Gardens and the rest of the team! More...
Good music and good vibes. The food was great! Robin Thicke was amazing.
This my first JITG and I enjoyed it tremendously. But I have to agree with everyone parking was expensive and the drink and food vendors were way overpriced for the portion size of food that was given. The lineups for the music could have been different. I loved the paid bathrooms because they were clean and sanitary. I also felt that security should have been more strict on who they allowed in the reserved and prime seating area because it was hard to see with others coming in at there own pleasure from other areas. I will definitely come back next year though!! But please consider the changes. More...
Outstanding blend of artists who all brought great music!!!!! Thank you all from the City of Miami Gardens Civic Leaders to the Consulting Companies who organized and worked hard to the many volunteers on all days. Amazing event!
Antoinette Aj Johnson
This was my 1st time & I REALLY enjoyed myself, food, people,entertainment. Enjoyed it all..
Had a fabulous time with friends and my oldest daughter....we'll make it an annual event to join yearly....
Had a ball, met so many people from all over. It was my first time and I will be back!
I'm ready to go again....and again...and again...and again. Always a great time, great atmosphere of grown folks enjoying music, fellowship with new people and life.
Great people, great energy, beautiful office, great work :)