August 16, 2018

The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide

The annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is a fantastic event celebrating live music and community.  This year Enjoy CT Live is prepping you for the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz with The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide!  The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz welcomes guests of all ages, and admission is free.  Read about the history of the Hartford Jazz Festival here.

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Last year’s Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz was hot hot hot!

Check the Schedule

We know this seems obvious, we just don’t want you to miss out on any great performances! Planning out which performances you would like to see eliminates any rushing, and gives you enough time to settle in.

Preview the schedule here.

Bring Friends & Family

Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz from a past year.

This event is all about building community!  Experience live jazz with your friends and family; admission is free and there are no age restrictions.  The entire festival is a family-friendly environment.

Create a Festival Pack

Enjoy CT Live Hartford Jazz Fest Guide

  • Lawnchairs
  • Portable Tables
  • Blankets
  • Cameras
  • Change of Clothes (for kids)
  • Frisbees
  • Cards
  • Hats
  • Ponchos
  • Umbrellas

The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz welcomes you to bring your dog for a great day outside!  Please bring a leash and water for your pup; we also ask that you clean up after your dog.

DO NOT bring portable grills.

Make a Donation

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Free admission is made possible due to the variety of generous sponsors.  If possible, we ask that you make a small cash donation when the festival volunteers come around with baskets!