The Fair Grounds Race Course extended its partnership with the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival with a new agreement that ensures the Jazz Fest will be held at Fair Grounds through 2020.

The deal was announced Tuesday.

The Fair Grounds has hosted the Jazz Fest since 1972.

“Coming to the Fair Grounds in Mid-City for Jazz Fest is a New Orleans tradition,” Fair Grounds President Tim Bryant said. We are proud to announce that the tradition continues.”

This year’s Jazz Fest will be held Apr. 24-26 and Apr. 30-May 3. Additional information and tickets are available