The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is the largest jazz event in the Twin Cities. It happens annually in June in downtown St. Paul. Recognized as one of the region’s premiere music festivals, the Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a three-day festival with performances on three public stages in Mears Park, as well as at dozens of local jazz clubs. The festival attracts top Jazz artists to Saint Paul to share the joy of jazz with thousands of people. Admission remains free due to the support of many generous sponsors and supporters.