There are hundred of reasons to visit San Sebastian to visit San Sebastian at any time of the year, but during the summer there is a week in which the city is transformed and in which the festive atmosphere reigns. It is due to the celebration of Jazzaldia, an international jazz festival that brings great internationally musicians to the city every year.
Whether you're a jazz lover or not, the Jazzaldi is a good time to stay in Donosti. There are several points in the city where there are concerts every day. The best known is the stage of the Zurriola Beach, next to the Kursaal, but there is also music in the Trinidad Square, where the Festival was born, in the Victoria Eugenia Theater, in the San Telmo Museum, in the Nautical and in a lot of other places.
The atmosphere that is lived in the city during the days that the festival lasts is always special. A festival that has been celebrated since 1966, which makes it the oldest in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe. However, it has been in the last 25 years when it has gained relevance, reaching 171,500 people in 2018.
For the 2019 edition, which will be between July 24 and July 28, highlights the presence of artists such as Diana Krall or Jamie Cullum, Neneh Cherry or Joshua Redman. All of them will be playing on the same stage that have already seen artists like BB King, Liza Minelli, Van Morrison or Ray Charles.
Every year in Always Easy we host people during the festival that enjoys some wonderful days in the city and we encourage all the people to come to the city.