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America's 15 Best Small-Town Festivals

Fodor's Logo By Annie Bruce of Fodor's | Slide 1 of 15: <p><strong>Where: </strong>Elkhart, Indiana</p><p>Since launching in 1988, the <a href="http://www.elkhartjazzfestival.com/">Elkhart Jazz Festival</a> has grown from 67 musicians and 3,000 attendees to more than 100 performers and more than 15,000 audience members. The annual festival takes place in June in northern Indiana and is run by more than 200 volunteers. Known as the Band Instrument Capital of the World, Elkhart is home to more than 2,000 people who build instruments, many of which are showcased in the festival. </p><p><strong>Plan Your Trip: </strong>Visit <a href="http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/indiana/">Fodor’s Indiana Travel Guide</a></p>

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Where: Elkhart, Indiana

Since launching in 1988, the Elkhart Jazz Festival has grown from 67 musicians and 3,000 attendees to more than 100 performers and more than 15,000 audience members. The annual festival takes place in June in northern Indiana and is run by more than 200 volunteers. Known as the Band Instrument Capital of the World, Elkhart is home to more than 2,000 people who build instruments, many of which are showcased in the festival.

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