Reasons To Rent: Jazz Fests 2012
May 24, 2012
Bust out your jazz hands everyone, it's that time of year again! Canadian summers are chalk-full of music festivals including a Jazz Festival in almost every major city!
Jazz-up your next journey and book a short-term condo or apartment for a unique urban experience you'll never forget! And, if you're a property owner with spare space in any of the below cities, we suggest you list your property ASAP so you can capitalize on the incoming flux of festival goers.
Here's a list of the Canadian festivals happening this summer! They're fast approaching so start planning!
SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival - Starting June 22nd, the second largest Jazz festival in Western Canada, SaskTel will take place featuring hundreds of artists until July 1st.
Thousand Islands Jazz & Blues Festival - Running between June 9-17 this festival will hold several concerts and events for Jazz fans to get a fix before some of the bigger events that take place later in June!
TD Sponsored Series:
Toronto Jazz Festival - Produced by Toronto Downtown Jazz, this is one of North America's premiere festivals and has been since 1987. Between June 22-July 1 there will be more than 350 performances in 40 locations around Toronto, the main area falling in Toronto's Entertainment District - Metro Square.
Vancouver International Jazz Festival - This festival is powered by the Costal Jazz and Blues society and has been running since 1986 - currently holding the title for the largest Jazz fest on the West coast.
Festival International de Jazz de Montreal - Boastfully deemed the "World's Largest Jazz Festival" by Guinness World Records this festival is necessary for the true Jazz fans around the globe. With over 3,000 musicians and 1,000 concerts and activities (most of which are free) it really is a Jazz lover's perfect paradise! Falling between June 28 and July 7 this festival can easily be attended in addition to the others (eg. Ottawa or Toronto).
Ottawa International Jazz Festival - This festival hosted in Canada's capital is yet another must-see! Located in Confederation Park and beginning on June 21st (to July 1st) it kicks off Jazz Festivals in Ontario!
Victoria International Jazz Fest - This island Jazz fest is run by the Victoria Jazz Society for 10 days (June 22-July 1).
Halifax Jazz Festival - Running from June 6-14 the East Coast will be toe tappin' in Halifax and the TD International Jazz Festivals will commence nation-wide!