Toronto Jazz Festival

Looking for something fun and exciting to do in Toronto this summer? Check out the annual Toronto Jazz Festival, one of the hottest events in the heart of the city. Toronto’s downtown core comes alive each summer for ten days with more than 350 performances by over 1,500 musicians, from up and coming talent to the living jazz legends. And the best part is many of the performances are free! Click to book your Toronto tours.

A Showcase of Jazz

Herbie Hancock at the 2018 Toronto Jazz Festival
Photo Credit: Toronto Jazz Festival
There is a reason why over half a million music lovers head to the Toronto Jazz Festival each year. Since it began in 1987, it has showcased some of the most celebrated jazz and blues musicians in the world including Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Sonny Rollins and Harry Connick Jr. It is now Toronto’s largest music festival and an exciting destination each summer for locals and tourists alike. For the 2019 Festival, some of the artists that are headlining include Norah Jones, Diana Ross, Tower of Power and more. Click for a calendar of 2019 year's lineup.

The Venue

Toronto Jazz Festival performances take place at over 10 venues in downtown Toronto. The hub of the Festival is in the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood where free concerts are presented daily from noon to 10pm, during the run of the Festival. There are two stages set up in Yorkville as well as free concerts in venues in and around the area. Click to book your Toronto tours.

Visiting Toronto Jazz Festival

While many of the festival performances are free, some are ticketed. For the upcoming Toronto Jazz Festival line-up, a map of the festival venues and for more information and on purchasing tickets visit the Toronto Jazz Festival official website.

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Published On: 2018-10-24
Updated On: 2019-05-01

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