Washington DC Jazz Festival
Come to Washington DC between June 1 and June 13 for the DC Jazz Festival and enjoy more than 100 performances in dozens of venues all over the city. The DC Jazz Festival is by far the biggest music festival in Washington DC. It is also a very highly anticipated cultural event in the nation. The festival presents music education throughout the year, and concerts for DC residents and students. The Festival is held at venues across DC by talent that is locally, nationally, and internationally-known. Artists at the Festival will include Paquito D’Rivera, Dianne Reeves, Roy Hargrove, the Berklee College All-Stars, and many more.
The DC Jazz Festival’s mission is to help boost tourism and economic development, and provide entertaining and enriching jazz programs for everyone. Also they aim to continue to highlight the legacy of Duke Ellington and other great jazz musicians, and show Washington DC to have a vibrant culture. The Jazz Festival establishes itself as being one of the finest jazz festivals in the world with its year round programming. If you plan on attending the DC Jazz Festival and need a hotel, browse through our great selection of hotels in the Washington DC area.
While you are in DC enjoying the history of jazz, you may wish to experience the rich history of our country. We offer several informative and interesting activities in Washington DC. For example, enjoy the City Sightseeing Double Decker Hop On/Off Pass and tour major DC attractions. You will receive a hop on/off pass that allows you to tour the city at your own pace.
If you want to experience even more exciting history, see the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. This dinner and show takes you back in time to witness six knights compete in high speed jousts and sword fights to prove their chivalry and valor.