The Big Jiveswing Festival 2024

Event Date:

July 28, 2024

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Event Location:

The Band Stand, Cassiobury Park and Watford Borough Council presents, one of the biggest FREE ‘JiveSwing and Jazz Festivals’ ever, to be held in the UK for both dancers and musicians to jam together in a HUGE Park.

Normally attracting over 3000 people from around the UK dressed vintage or casual, The BIG JiveSwing Festival will have a much bigger stage and larger area to allow social distancing and dancing this year, but still featuring a major line up, with some of the latest and biggest international names for Swing Dance and Jazz bands, DJ’s etc from around the UK, plus swing dance classes and dance shows for all the family.

Love music and dance? Don’t miss it!!
Whilst this should be at least £60 – £90.00 to attend, it’s subsidised to make it FREE for everyone!!

Please share with everyone you know

DATE: 28th July 2024 

The Band Stand Area, Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7HY
(Enter via Shepherds Rd entrance, near the Cha Cha Cafe)

12.00pm to 6:15pm

2023 ARTISTS (2024 TBA)
The Colin Bray Swing Band
The Last Chance Ragtime Band
The Gary Wood Swing Band
The Jive Aces
Pat Da Kat
Charlie’s Angels
The Jiveswing Hoppers

It’s going to be a very busy day so we would suggest that people bring their own seats, blankets and picnics etc, but we will also have a variety of food & drink vendors on the day.

This is a big achievement to get something like this organised, so if successful, they will do it again. PLEASE SHARE this amazing FREE event with everyone on your profile and let’s increase live music and dance for FREE.

Watford Tube takes you to the entrance. Minutes from Watford Junction or Watford High train station or London.

2023 SCHEDULE (2024 TBA)
11:45 –  Vintage DJ Pat Da Kat
12:00 – The Gary Wood Swing Band
13:00 – DJ Pat Da Kat & Performances
13:45 – The Colin Bray Swing Band
14:45 – DJ Pat Da Kat & Performances
15:30 – The Jive Aces
16:00 – The JiveSwing Hoppers
16:30 – DJ Pat Da Kat & Performances
17:15 – The Last Chance Ragtime Band
18:15 – The Big JiveSwing Stroll

Please allow an extra 20mins on your journey time and arrive early to get a good picnic spot near the band stand area. Toilets will be available onsite including disabled facilities.

There is parking at Cassiobury Park itself plus surrounding residential areas.

Each year many people bring pop up tents, picnic blankets, with larger gazebos and tents set up nearer the outer limits of the festival to avoid blocking the stage view.


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Event Location:

  • The Band Stand, Cassiobury Park
  • Shepherds Road
  • Watford
  • WD17 7HY
  • United Kingdom

Event Schedule Details

  • July 28, 2024 12:00 pm   -   6:30 pm
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