All That Worldly Jazz Festival
Fri., Sep. 17 | St Jacobs Ball Diamond Outfield

All That Worldly Jazz Festival

Enjoy a free festival of live world jazz with the flavours of Brazil, Turkey, Africa, Ireland and Latin. Join us at the baseball diamond behind the St Jacobs Firestation in the Village of St Jacobs for 3 evenings of music, food, workshops and fun.
Free Outdoor Event - Everyone Welcome!

Time & Location

Sep. 17, 3:30 p.m. – Sep. 19, 9:30 p.m.
St Jacobs Ball Diamond Outfield, 3 Water Street, St Jacobs, ON

About the Event

All That Worldly Jazz Festival, Neruda Arts' celebration of world jazz, will bring three magical nights of music to the charming village of St Jacobs, Ontario.  Enjoy live music with the flavours of Brazil, Turkey, Africa, Ireland, Latin and Youth jazz; interactive music and dance workshops for children;  food, drinks, treats and local vendors. Everyone welcome, from children to grandparents, to gather outdoors in a safe, socially distanced, all-inclusive event.




For your safety ...

  • For the safety of festival participants, volunteers and performers the venue is enclosed with fencing and capacity is limited to allow plenty of space for social distancing.
  • Covid-19 screening, with contact tracing, is required at the entrance. We ask that you wear a face mask and maintain social distancing when not with your group, and when joining one of the workshops.

For your comfort ...

  • We'll have water coolers to dispense drinking water, generously provided by Crystal Clear Water Centres - please bring your own water bottle.
  • We will have a small seating area, but we suggest that you bring your own folding chairs or blanket to sit on the grass. 
  • Bring along a picnic, or order from Those Pizza Guys at the festival.  Lotus Cafe & EcoCafe will be there with coffee and sweet treats and there are several wonderful restaurants in the Village, just a short stroll away.
  • We have two portable washrooms on site, and the public washroom is located next to Block 3 Brewery (located on our program & map

For your enjoyment ...

There's a workshop each day with limited capacity to allow for safe distancing in the workshop tent.  Sign up for one of the workshops - registration is on Eventbrite:


We look forward to seeing you

Download the Program & Map here

GATES OPEN:  Friday at 3:30 pm; Saturday at 2:30 pm; Sunday at 2:30 pm


  • 1 hour

    All Ages Drumming Workshop with Alison Feuerwerker

    Children's Workshop Tent

  • 15 minutes

    Opening Ceremonies

    Main Stage
11 more items available
Free Outdoor Event - Everyone Welcome!

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A note about Covid-19 Safety

Your safety, and the safety of our artists, volunteers and the community at large is of utmost importance to us. To ensure that we do the very best that we can to keep everyone safe we ask that all attendees:

  • complete a COVID-19 self assessment no earlier than 24 hours before attending. This can be competed on-line or at the entrance. Any attendee failing to pass the screening test will not be allowed to enter the event premises.

  • use hand sanitizer and a mask before entering the event space. We will have extra masks and hand sanitizer on hand.

  • provide your name and contact number for contact tracing purposes

  • wear a mask and maintain a 2-metre (6 feet) distance from other attendees/workers while purchasing food and/or beverages, socially engaging, attending workshops, travelling between tables/stations/portable toilets, etc.