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Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2018

Visit the world's largest jazz festival listed in the Guinness Book of World Records

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The Montreal Jazz Fest holds the 2004 Guinness World Record as the world's largest jazz festival. Thus, this event needs no introduction.

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in Montreal - Best Season
Best time for Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in Montreal

This festival impresses with its numbers: over 2 million visitors, 3,000 musicians from all over the globe, and 600 concerts on 20 stages. Undoubtedly, every end of June and beginning of July the De Jazz De Montreal becomes the epicentre of the jazz world.

Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in Montreal
Best time for Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Due to a large quantity of locals and tourists who visit the festival, the main streets are closed to traffic throughout the festival, so jazz lovers can fully enjoy the atmosphere of the city. Indoor shows are located in concert halls at the Quartier des Spectacles, while many of the high-quality open air shows can be visited for zero dollars around the heart of a downtown.

Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Through almost 40 years, De Jazz De Montreal hosted Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, and Santana. These days it gathers world-renowned stars of all genres from classical jazz to electro, blues, country, and even pop.

Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Best time to see Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

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