Dresden International Dixieland Festival
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Dresden International Dixieland Festival: Europe's jazz classic

One of the nicest legacies of the former East Germany's cultural calendar is the International Dixieland Festival in Dresden, which has taken place in the second week in May every year since 1971. It is now Germany's oldest old-time jazz festival and a firm fixture in the European scene.

The Dixieland family festival at Dresden zoo sounds the musical starting signal for a week full of swing and high spirits at 28 venues right across the city. One of the annual highlights is the riverboat shuffle on the Elbe, when the world's oldest and largest fleet of paddle-steamers becomes a floating stage and festival-goers are invited to step aboard.

Further information

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Venue

Verschiedene Locations in Dresden
Hauptallee
01219 Dresden

All information on prices, dates and opening times are subject to change without notice.

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