Monterey Jazz Festival Information

The 61st Annual Monterey Jazz Festival will take place at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, located at 2000 Fairground Road in Monterey, California, from September 21-23, 2018.

Over 500 artists will be performing nonstop on 8 stages for 3 nights and 2 days of the world's best jazz.

Voted “World's Best Jazz Festival” by the readers of JazzTimes Magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2016, the Monterey Jazz Festival offers 20 acres of magnificent oak-studded grounds for fans to enjoy, featuring films, conversations with the Festival's stars, exhibitions, food and beverages, an international shopping bazaar, and 8 stages of live jazz entertainment spread throughout the grounds.