Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside coming to Jimmie Simpson Park

The Beaches International Jazz Festival is returning west this year and combining Leslieville and Riverside for a weekend-long musical showcase.

Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside takes place July 7-9 at Jimmie Simpson Park, and will help kick off the three-week festival that runs until July 30. 

The event is free to all and will feature music and food vendors Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday afternoon before winding down.

At the same time, Leslieville will also be holding Sidewalk Fest, an event showcasing local retailers with sales, promotions and samples.