The Ottawa Jazz Festival is a fantastic event. Tickets are around $85.00+ and increase a little each year.
I've been a couple of times before and always had an excellent time. Average audience size would be around 300,000+ over the 12 or so days.
It was founded in 1980 and has been growing ever since.
The venue (Confederation Park) is perfect for the event. The last couple of years there has... more
In my opinion this is Ottawa's most underrated festival.
There are two reasons for that -- on the calendar it falls very close to the hugely popular Bluesfest and also coincides with Canada Day festivities and is often missed by people.
Those two factors also make this festival better because it's a much cheaper option than Bluesfest and on Canada Day you can usually catch a free show in the... more