Five Points Jazz Festival

Denver Arts & Venues

Spring is upon us and we are busy planning the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival.  This free festival is sponsored by the City of Denver and takes place the third Saturday of May every year and celebrates the history of Denver's Five Points neighborhood.  Please mark your calendar for - Saturday May 19, 2018 from 11:0 0 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with some venues til 10:00 pm. 

Please join Denver Arts & Venues for the 15th Annual Five Points Jazz Festival. 2017 brings you more stages, more bands and more fun than ever before. This free, family-friendly event takes place annually on the third Saturday in May and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood.

Once known as the Harlem of the Rockies, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more.

Denver Arts and Venues FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016 -- huge success! Thank you for supporting jazz in our beautiful Colorado community. Arturo Gómez led the Fire It Up Brass Band, the Second Line and marching attendees to kick off the 13th  annual free jazz festival in Five Points. 

KUVO will be recreating an historic jazz photo called “A Great Day in Harlem” during the Five Points Jazz Festival this Saturday, May 21.  

This week we are shining a spotlight on some of the talented performers you will hear during the upcoming Five Points Jazz Festival, one of Denver's best annual musical events. For schedule information, go to