Lakefield Jazz, Art, and Craft Festival on the River

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Name: Lakefield Jazz, Art, and Craft Festival on the River
Date: July 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

A day by the Otonabee River...
The  Lakefield Jazz Art Craft Festival invites you, your friends and family to come to a breezy day of outdoor summer living beside Lakefield's scenic Otonabee River, to enjoy a wide variety of Jazz music, colourful works for sale by artisans and crafters, local food vendors, Black's Distillery and Publican House Brewery!

Admission is $8 for an all day wristband, Kids under 12 are free!

  • Arts and Crafts Exhibits open at 10:00 AM
  • Musicians begin performing at 11:00 AM. and until  10:00 PM

Join us on June 23rd for the Lakefield Jazz Tour!

Join us as we Celebrate Lakefield, Celebrate Jazz, Celebrate the 20th!

In celebration of the 20th Jazz Festival there will be Jazz in Cenotaph Park in Lakefield (Intersection of Queen & Bridge Street). There will be a live band in the afternoon in the park with a festival memorabilia tent and live music in other locations throughout the Village.

Location and Artists Schedule

Time Slot




Chocolate Rabbit

Pete Woolidge-Federico Pontani/Keyboard- Guitar


Lakefield Pantry & Happenstance

Sean Hully/Sax


Cenotaph Park

The L'll Big - 17 musicians


Stuff Store

Sean Hully/Sax


Lakefield Greek Restaurant

Biff Hannon-Donna Collison/Keyboard/Vocalist


Cassis Bistro

Chris Smith/Guitar and vocalist


Flannigan’s Butcher Shop

Al Grant-Tom Bell/Keyboard/Double Bass


The Nutty Bean

Pete Woolidge- Federico Pontani/Keyboard - Guitar


The Thirsty Loon

Chris Smith- Guitar and Vocalist


Tragically Hipp

Al Grant- Tom Bell/Keyboard- Double Bass


TBD-stay tuned

Jazz Jam--

Click here for more information and musician bios. 

Our 2017 Festival was a Great Success!!

Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers that helped make the day possible. Thank you to all the people who came out on July 8, 2017 and enjoyed a variety of jazz, artisans and crafters displays, and great food and beverages.

Thank You to our Presenting Corporate Sponsor, Scotiabank, which allowed us to rent a large shade tent, which was needed on another beautiful summer day. Thank you to Publican House Brewery for providing craft beer, and to all the sponsors, food vendors, crafters and musicians.

You will not want to miss the 2018 Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival. 

Contact Information

Contact Us at one of the email addresses below or phone Ed at 705-292-7627
Sponsorship and other inquiries to Committe Chair:
Arts & Crafts inquiries: 
Selwyn Township Municipal Office: Recreation Department



The Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival takes place in Lakefield at Isabel Morris Park, which is located behind the Lakefield Community Centre on the Otonabee River.  Jazz Fest parking areas will be posted and nearby streets also offer limited parking.


Our volunteers will be available throughout the day and more than glad to offer information about the Festival and the Village.

Looking for community service hours or interested in becoming a Volunteer? Please complete and send us your Application to Volunteer.


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