The Tradition Continues

Experience all Downtown Jacksonville has to offer as it comes alive with the sounds of jazz greats and modern favorites at the 40th Annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival on Memorial Day weekend. Join the City of Jacksonville May 21 - 24 and experience two stages of live jazz, local food, drinks, shopping and entertainment.  Since first taking place in 1980, the Jazz Fest has become one of the largest jazz festivals in the country, offering a fun and vibrant street festival atmosphere, and in 2020 you can experience it throughout downtown Jacksonville - all for free!

Remember the amazing 2019 lineup!


This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how the National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit

2019 Sponsors

2019 Media Partners

2019 Community Partners

Thanks to JTA, JaxParks, and Duval County Courthouse.
A very special thanks to the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for their outstanding efforts to keep festival attendees safe and traffic flowing smoothly.


For information on becoming a sponsor of the Jacksonville Jazz Fest email Kelsey Smith at or call (904) 630-3690.


Though free to attend, there are many exciting ticketed events within the festival