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Maps and Lodging

The Kinser Jazz Festival daytime events are held at Casper College. With the completion of the new Music Building, all ensemble events occur in several spectacular spaces in one phenomenal venue.

The evening headliner concerts are held at John F. Welsh auditorium at Natrona County High School.
930 S Elm street, Casper, WY. 

Campus Maps & Directions

Bus Parking Information

In anticipation of your visit to our campus please review the procedures that will contribute to the safe and efficient movement of all the participants.

Buses must drop all passengers in the marked unloading area (a diagram will be emailed to you prior to the festival. BUSES MUST NOT ENTER THE MUSIC BUILDING PARKING LOT. Buses should be parked in the large lot to the east of the Gateway building and south of the Krampert Theatre Building.

Special issues such as handicapped access must be brought to the attention of coordinator, Kathy Coe, in advance of your arrival.

Please remember to secure all vehicles that are left unattended, always yield to pedestrians and obey posted speed limits.

Directions to the John F. Welsh Auditorium from Casper College 

Turn left from Campus Drive onto Wolcott/Casper Mountain Road (going north). Turn left at 9th Street/CY Avenue. Go four blocks and turn right onto Oack Street. Go about two blocks. Parking lots are on the left side of the street across from the school. John F. Welsh auditorium at Natrona County High School: 930 S Elm street, Casper, WY. 


The Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 800 N Poplar, Casper, WY is the official hotel the 2015 Kinser Jazz Festival. Don't forget to mention the Casper College Kinser Jazz Festival when booking your rooms to ensure your group gets the best rate in town!

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.



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