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Iowa City Jazz Festival

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About The Iowa City Jazz Festival

Come down for a three-day weekend of live Jazz performances, delicious dishes, and cap off the weekend with a full blown fireworks display over the University of Iowa’s Pentacrest lawn.

You’re sure to enjoy the music from all four stages, which showcase a variety of well-known jazz musicians and up-and-coming talent alongside national and international artists to encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages.

Bring a blanket, chair, or come sit in our beverage garden and get ready for a weekend Jazz extravaganza!

Additional Jazz Opportunities

Twin Cities 2017The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a non-profit organization with a mission to keep the art form of jazz alive and well in the Minneapolis/St. Paul community. The 18th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival, June 22 – 24, 2017, continues as a free family-friendly event expecting to attract over 30,000 people to the vibrant, joyful sounds of jazz. Festival events are held in and around beautiful Mears Park in the heart of downtown Saint Paul’s historic Lowertown neighborhood.

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Maps and Parking

Festival Map

Download the 2017 Jazz Festival Map


There are four parking ramps in downtown Iowa City providing over 3,000 parking spots! Find out more including detailed locations and cost by clicking on one below:

2017 Information

Enjoy well-known and up-and-coming jazz artists, delicious food, and fireworks!

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325 E. Washington St., Ste. 301 | Iowa City, IA 52240 | 319.337.7944