Toronto Jazz Festival
International Jazz Festival © Matias Garabedian
No self-respecting Canadian city can be without its annual jazz festival, and Toronto offers one of the best in North America. The 10-day TD Toronto Jazz Festival attracts jazz celebrities from all over the world, and now attracts more than 500,000 spectators, many of whom visit annually for the event. There are about 1,500 musicians featured in the festival, at something like 40 locations in the city. The hub of the jazz festival is Nathan Phillips Square in the heart of downtown Toronto, which is a good place to start for those wanting information on what's showing. Check out the official website listed below for more information.
Venue: Numerous locations in downtown; main stage at Nathan Phillips Square