33rd Annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival | New York by Rail

june, 2021

18jun(jun 18)9:00 am27(jun 27)5:00 pmTD Toronto Jazz Festival9:00 am - 5:00 pm (27) Throughout the city of Toronto, 82 Bleeker St, Toronto, ON M4X 1L8, Canada Event Organized By: Toronto Downtown Jazz

Event Details

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

100+ free performances spread throughout the city.

In its 33rd year, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival spread more than 100 free performances  throughout the city. Toronto Downtown Jazz, a Canadian charity, organizes the festival annually. 2021’s installment commences on June 18 at 5:30 p.m. and runs June 27. 

Since its inception in 1987, the festival has hosted more than 33,000 musicians at over 3,200 public events. The internationally-recognized jazz showcase now draws 500,000 music-lovers over the course of the 10-day festival. The event has won countless awards, including Best Jazz Festival at the National Jazz Awards Canada and the #1 Music Event in BIZBASH Magazine.

Explore Yorkville, the stylistic and culture-rich neighborhood in downtown Toronto that serves as the central hub of the festival. 40 different venues offer an eclectic range of atmospheres for enjoying the music: from formal music halls to underground dive bars. The chic restaurants and luxurious hotels the area has to offer make it the perfect base of operations for the event.

Jazz Festival Performers

The festival’s reputation has drawn legendary artists from the jazz world. Miles Davis, Roberta Flack, and Tony Bennett were the headliners the first year.

Performers for the festival in 2021 have yet to be announced, but each year the event promises fantastic performances. A few of the most notable performers from the 2019 TD Toronto Jazz Festival included JV’s Boogaloo Squad and Sydanie & Kelson Fredericks with The Dirty B-Sides.

Discover numerous outstanding jazz musicians at the during your stay in Toronto. For a complete list of this year’s acts, visit the official schedule. For performances that are not free admission, tickets can be purchased directly from the official TD Toronto Jazz Festival website.

Toronto Downtown Jazz also sponsors hyper-local jazz artists emerging in the area. The TD Discovery Series brings the newest and freshest acts from Toronto for your listening pleasure. 

Take Amtrak to Toronto Jazz Festival

Explore downtown Toronto and enjoy jazz via Amtrak to Union Station in Toronto, ON—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Toronto Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Toronto office today at: 416-425-3777.


18 (Friday) 9:00 am - 27 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Throughout the city of Toronto

82 Bleeker St, Toronto, ON M4X 1L8, Canada