Visitor Info

The festival began in 1989, when local jazz artists were booked to perform at the Kew Gardens Bandshell in the beach area of Toronto. Now celebrating her 31st anniversary, the festival has blossomed into a month long mid-summer event that attracts thousands of fans and makes a major contribution to promoting Canadian jazz excellence locally and on the world stage.

The Beach Village Area

It’s Ontario’s best small-town Main Street. There’s always action in The Beach Village BIA, not least among them during Beaches International Jazz Festival time. The restaurants serve up great food and there are many unique shops and services to visit. An amazing boardwalk with sandy beaches, along with beautiful parks and Lake Ontario are just steps away.

For local Beach news check out the Beach Mirror.

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Tourism Toronto

July 3–26, 2020

Beaches Jazz Festival

Beaches International Jazz Festival || Telephone: 416-698-2152 ||