Love live music and a picturesque setting? Don't miss central Wisconsin's largest Jazz Festival as it returns to the Stevens Point Area this Labor Day weekend! Before you head out to the Riverfront Jazz Festival, here are the five things you need to know.


Riverfront Jazz Festival is FREE 

This family-friendly event is free to attend, thanks to generous area businesses and individual sponsors! Want to help ensure the event continues? Learn how to donate to support the festival here

Held Labor Day Weekend

The Riverfront Jazz Festival is held on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in the Stevens Point Area. Save the date to join the fun each year, for this two-day festival, known as central Wisconsin's largest free Jazz Festival! 

When: Saturday, September 4 and Sunday, September 5 from 3:00 PM to 8:30PM
Where: ​Pfiffner Pioneer Park (along Wisconsin River off Hwy. 66 W)
Want more: Learn more about the Riverfront Jazz Festival here.

Six acts take the stage

Before you head out, be sure to check out the live music line-up, to help plan your visit. Six live acts will be featured, including the Victoria Garcia Septet, the Donny McCaslin Trio, Shades of Blue, Lucia Newell, Sullivan Fortner, and the Buchman-Robinson Quintet featuring Lexie Lakmann. Learn more about the artists featured for the Riverfront Jazz Festival this year, and check out the scheduled line-up.

Enjoy Live Music & a River View

The Riverfront Jazz Festival in the Stevens Point Area welcomes more than 5,000 music-lovers to the shores of the Wisconsin River for the weekend, in addition to promoting the involvement, advancement, and enjoyment of jazz-based music in the community!

Plan to bring chairs and blankets to relax and enjoy the show. Food is available for purchase on-site, too!

Jazz Fest Gives Back to the Community

The festival started in 2004 and has continued to grow each year. Originally, this Stevens Point Area staple festival was known as the Stevens Point Jazz Festival. It was created to promote local talent, bring the community together, and raise funds for the UWSP Jazz Music Program. 

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