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How do I get there?
Idyllwild is located in the San Jacinto Mountains on Hwy 243, only two hours from Los Angeles or San Diego, and one hour from Palm Springs or Palm Desert. Hwy 243 is accessible from Interstate 10 at Banning or off Hwy 74 from Hemet or Palm Desert. The festival is held on the Idyllwild Arts campus.

From the Los Angeles area: Take Highway 10 east, past San Bernardino. At Banning, exit on 8th Street. Turn Right and follow the signs for HWY 243 to Idyllwild. Turn right on Tollgate Rd and follow it to festival parking.

From the South: Take Interstate 15 north to Hwy 79 South located at the south end of Temecula. Go east on Hwy 79 for 18 miles. At Aguanga turn left onto Rt 371 to Anza. Stay on Rt 371 for 21 miles and you will dead end into Hwy 74. Turn left on Hwy 74 for 13 miles to Mountain Center. Bear right on Hwy 243 to Idyllwild (about 5 miles).

At Tollgate Rd turn left. A sign says Idyllwild Arts Campus. Follow the signs to the Idyllwild Jazz In The Pines, 52500 Temecula Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549.

From Orange County: Take Highway 91 eastbound toward Riverside.. Exit at Hwy 60 east toward Indio. Hwy 60 will merge with the 10 in Beaumont. Take Highway 10 east to Banning. Exit at 8th Street. Turn Right and follow the signs to HWY 243 and on to Idyllwild. Turn right on Tollgate and follow to Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines.


Where do I park? The Idyllwild Arts campus where Jazz in the Pines takes place is located approximately 1 1/2 miles from the heart of Idylwild. Parking on the campus is limited to the handicapped and those who have purchased the Patrons’ Package. There is ample free parking in town and at several attended sites between the town and the festival. All are serviced by air-conditioned vans and buses offering complimentary rides between the parking areas and the main festival gate.
For those parking on the campus, a fleet of golf carts offer complimentary rides to the Patrons’ gate and to the venues for the handicapped.

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Eventbrite - Idyllwild Jazz In The Pines Festival 2014