Events

Sunday, October 1

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

A modern Canadian classic about the uprising that paved the way for nationhood.

Androcles and the Lion - Shaw Festival

In ancient Rome, a group of early Christians wait to be thrown to the lions in the Colosseum. Some are more eager to be martyrs than others; the Romans just...

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Anishinaabeg: Art &...

Canada: The Thinking Man's America

On stage every Monday & select Fridays now until October 2017 Join The Second City Touring Company for a comedic look at Canada’s 150th birthday! We’ve...

Cultural Hotspot

From May through October 2017, the Cultural Hotspot initiative will shine a spotlight on arts, culture and community in East York; inspiring new ideas about...

Culture Days

A celebration of Canadian culture that takes place coast-to-coast, with many free activities across the Toronto region.

Culture Days Weekend at the Gardiner Museum

Enjoy three full days of free admission as part of Culture Days, Canada’s national celebration of community arts. Explore the Gardiner’s world-renowned...

DRACULA - Shaw Festival

What if your darkest fear was your deepest desire? Sexy, funny and scary, Bram Stoker’s Gothic classic will leave your senses on fire. Tighten your corsets …

Detective escape game at the historic George Brown House!

The Secret of Station House No. 4 is a theatrical escape game set inside the historic George Brown House. Detective Murdoch is missing and as Toronto’s...

Diligence and Elegance: The Nature Of Japanese Textiles

Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles presents over 50 textiles and garments from the Textile Museum of Canada’s collection of 19th and...

Downtown George Brown

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with us by exploring the life of George Brown, a Father of Confederation and the founder of The Globe and Mail. Learn...

EDIT (Expo for Design, Innovation + Technology)

The inaugural edition of EDIT, a biennial expo exploring design, technology and innovation addresses global issues.

Elora Singers in Concert

Here’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a concert by the internationally-acclaimed Elora Singers before they embark on their tour of the Maritimes. Under...

Every. Now. Then:  Reframing Nationhood

This summer the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th birthday with an ambitious contemporary exhibition that critically explores three urgent...

Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters

From the fantastic to the frightful, don’t miss this rare glimpse into the world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and his cabinet of curiosities....

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse...

Halloween Haunt

Canada's Wonderland is transformed for 14 terrifying nights in September & October to Halloween Haunt. This year will be bigger, better, and more terrifying...

Highlights from the Bruschettini Collection

The Bruschettini Foundation is world-renowned for its collection of Islamic and Asian art. This special exhibition will showcase a fascinating selection of...

Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection

From lavish textiles and intricately patterned carpets to colourful paintings, polychrome Iznik wares, and precious inlaid metalwork: the world premiere of...

Inventorium

Where can you make a circuit, create a critter and spin a giant climbable web? The Ontario Science Centre of course! There are few things more powerful than...

Kensington Market Sweet & Savoury Food Tour

Travel the world in one lunch as we chow down a variety of multicultural dishes in the colourful streets of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown....

Legends of Horror at Casa Loma

An immersive theatrical interpretation of all of the classic horror figures as we lead our audience through a one hour, 1.75 km self-guided walking tour...

Lela & Co

Discord and Din Theatre in association with Seventh Stage Productions is producing the Canadian premiere of Cordelia Lynn’s searing feminist play Lela & Co.,...

Me and My Girl - Shaw Festival

Book and Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber Book revised by Stephen Fry, with contributions by Mike Ockrent Music by Noel Gay Directed by Ashlie...

North By Northwest

Roger O. Thornhill is a suave and successful advertising executive, abducted by thugs who insist he is a man called George Kaplan. There's obviously been a...

Ontario Science Centre presents Canada 150: Discovery Way

Canada 150: Discovery Way, the Ontario Science Centre’s year-long installation about the stories behind transformational Canadian inventions and innovations,...

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow

The funniest people in town have created a hilarious new show filled with unforgettably funny characters, killer one liners and incredible improv. The cast...

Parviz Tanavoli

Experience the work of Parviz Tanavoli, acclaimed Iranian-Canadian artist, at the Aga Khan Museum! Three of Tanavoli’s sculptures — Poet in Love, 2009; Big...

Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland

Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland pays tribute to two groundbreaking Ontario-born artists. The title of the exhibition is a deliberate...

Saint Joan - Shaw Festival

Who was Joan of Arc? The saviour of France … or a deluded country girl? Bernard Shaw’s greatest play about the most remarkable teenage girl in history.

Skate Girls of Kabul at the Aga Khan Park

Exhibited for the first time in North America, this free outdoor photography installation features portraits of the fierce and feisty young girls who are...

Starting in front of Toronto's Old City Hall

Starting in front of Toronto's Old City Hall Capturing the city's roots from theatres rivaling Broadway to Toronto's most haunted house Public ghost...

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo is back in town with a great line up of over 120 exhibitors; universities and colleges from...

Sunday Fall Colours

What better way to enjoy the fall colours of the Oak Ridges Moraine than from your seat on-board our heritage train. Interested in a shorter ride? See our...

The Family Camera

The Family Camera invites you to see family photographs differently. Tucked away in a box, framed on the wall, or saved to the cloud, personal photos are all...

The Flying Adventure of the Google-Eyed Mole and Mr. Han River Bird

The Flying Adventure of the Google-Eyed Mole and Mr. Han River Bird is a children's book published in South Korea, 2015. The book was written by Mi Jeong...

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project will take over the length of one of McMichael’s most honourable spaces. Eight masterwork guitars, commissioned from seven...

VOLTA - Cirque du Soleil

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels...

Wilde Tales - Shaw Festival

Magical. Touching. Wildly imaginative. Four Oscar Wilde tales to delight your inner child.

World of Taste:  Tourism and Gastronomy Exhibition

Eco traveller World of Taste invites you to the tourism and gastronomy exhibition to experience different country pavilions from around the world. Access to...

Yoga & Wellness Show

Yoga and wellness enthusiasts from across the Greater Toronto Area will gather to learn, teach, shop, discuss and enjoy all things associated with a healthy...

Sunday, October 1