Support the Jazz Fest!
This FREE festival costs over $150,000 to host. We rely exclusively on sponsorship revenues and contributions from people like you who love to come and enjoy two days of free entertainment!! We welcome contributions of any amount. Send your tax deductible contribution to the Lewiston Jazz Festival, PO Box 1522, Lewiston, New York 14092Donate Now!
Application to perform at 2016 Festival
The Historic Lewiston NY Jazz Festival!
Don't miss the 15th Anniversay of the Annual Lewiston Jazz Festival on August 26th and 27th. The Lewiston Jazz Festival offers FREE Jazz performed by world class musicians on 4 different stages along Center Street in Historic Lewiston, New York. In addition to hearing some hot jazz, visitors will have the opportunity on Friday night and Saturday to taste some very delicious food as the region's finest chefs come out of their kitchens and onto the street to showcase their culinary talents. To whet your appetite, a selection of wines from the Niagara Wine Trail will be available for your enjoyment. Also, don't miss our Premiere Jewelry Show! For more information call 716.754.9005.
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Jazz Cruises on the Niagara Belle!
Riverboat Jazz on the Niagara Belle - Saturday August 29th - 1:00pm-4:30pm, boat shuttles departing every 20 minutes...Read More
Rising Star support for Lewiston Jazz Festival
The annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns on August 28th and 29th along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston drawing thou...Read More
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival accepting applications for music scholarship!
The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is pleased to announce the availability of a $1,000 Scholarship to be awarded to a deserving High ...Read More
The Lewiston Jazz Festival offers a wide variety of jazz styles. Our "rising stars" of the twenty to thirty something age group, will grab you with their emerging interpretations of this musical genre. Our more seasoned musicians will perform jazz tunes that span six decades of straight on-jazz, latin jazz or pop-infused favorites. In between we have solos, trios and big bands. It's all about jazz here but there's enough of a variety to make you want to see every single performance. 2016 performers TBA
Fabulous Food and Wine
In addition to hearing some hot jazz, visitors will have the opportunity on Friday night and Saturday to taste some very cool food as the region's finest chefs come out of their kitchens and onto the street to showcase their culinary talents, offering everything to delight your palate... from grilled ravioli to rice balls to greek souvlaki to traditional WNY Beef on Weck. To whet your appetite, a selection of wines from the Niagara Wine Trail will be available for your enjoyment. 2016 particiapting eateries TBA
Jewelry & Jazz Wearables
The Jewelry tent is always a festival favorite! Under the tent, you will find extraordinary jewelry vendors featuring everything from vintage to contemporary pieces. Don't leave the Jazz Festival without stopping by the Jazz Shoppe, located in front of Stuart Sports near North Fifth Street at 486 Center Street. Here you will find our signature Jazz Festival apparel and an assortment of Jazz related wearables.
Classic Car Show
Stay tuned for 2016 information!
Take advantage of our free parking available in Artpark's Lower Level Parking Lot located off of North Fourth Street.
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