DjangoFest is a series of music festivals celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt and other forms of gypsy jazz and traditional gypsy music. There are three annual festivals DjangoFest Northwest produced by Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, DjangoFest San Francisco, a three day festival held at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley, California, DjangoFest Los Angeles a one day festival held in Laguna Beach, and DjangoFest Colorado held in Mt. Crested Butte
This unique blend of Eastern European melodies, Parisian Musette, Spanish Flamenco and American Swing was created and perfected by the genius of Django Reinhardt and his fellow Gypsy musicians in the Cafes of Paris during the thirties and forties, and is quickly becoming one the most distinctive and enjoyed jazz hybrids on the music scene today.
There are related festivals in other parts of the world such as Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival.