Ottawa Jazz Festival -June 23 - 30, 2023


Spanning all genres and inspirations of jazz, diverse cultures, traditions and an array of styles that covers the spectrum from pop, rock to lush harmonies, the Ottawa Jazz Festival (from June 23 – 30) has been a trailblazer for more than 40 years. As the only outdoor music festival with a grand presence in the city’s downtown core, the Festival highlights consummate, celebrated and diverse artists with international reputations, as well as, new and emerging talent. Set against the stunning backdrop of downtown Ottawa at Confederation Park, Ottawa City Hall, and the National Arts Centre, audiences have a selection from ticketed and free shows.

2023 featured headliners include: Lord Huron, Melody Gardot, Avishai Cohen Trio, Buddy Guy, Snarky Puppy, Herbie Hancock, the Brad Mehldau Trio, and many more.

Visit for the complete lineup, passes, day passes and for more information.

  • Hours of Operation : Throughout the day from 11:30 - midnight
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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