Events

Friday, October 6

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

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

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon...

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 &...

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...

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...

EDIT (Expo for Design, Innovation + Technology)

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

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...

FALL FOR DANCE NORTH

The critically acclaimed Fall for Dance North festival returns for a third season with three nights of dynamic performances. Each night offers a unique...

Friday Night Live

Summer may be almost over, but the fun is just getting started! Kick off your Friday nights with #FNLROM. Hit the dance floor with top DJs and live indie...

Gabor Takacs-Nagy conducts The Royal Conservatory Orchestra

Founder of the legendary Takács Quartet, Hungarian Maestro Gábor Takács-Nagy has been the music director of the Weinberger Kammerorchestra, Verbier Festival...

Ghost Walks of Toronto North

Starting in front of Toronto's Legislative Building at Queen's Park Featuring the insane ghosts of Queen's Park, the biscuit King's secret life exposed by a...

Ghosts of the University of Toronto

Is Canada’s largest university also its most haunted? The grand architecture and tree-lined paths of the University of Toronto downtown campus is filled with...

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...

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...

Moon Festival at the Pride of Canada Carousel

Celebrate the Moon Festival at the Pride of Canada Carousel. Carousel riders will enjoy free moon cakes (while quantities last) and guests can grab a bite to...

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...

Oakville Farmers' Market

"George Street is closed to traffic to provide a true market experience,” says Blyleven. “"The inventory is always changing at the Oakville Farmers’ Market...

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...

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...

Pride of Canada Carousel Thanksgiving Food Drive

Celebrate Thanksgiving while giving back to families in need at the Pride of Canada Carousel Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donate one food item at the carousel’s...

Riverboat Coffee House: The Yorkville Scene

Opened in 1964 in the basement of a Victorian row house, the Riverboat Coffee House was a launching pad for Canadian singer-songwriters like Gordon...

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.

Sherway Farmers’ Market

“For over 20 years, Etobicoke residents have been coming to the Sherway Farmers’ Market,” adds Blyleven. “We will continue our tradition of providing the...

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...

Snapshots Through Time & Maple Leaf Forever

The Market Gallery in St. Lawrence Market presents Becoming Canadian In Toronto: Snapshots Through Time and Maple Leaf Forever: Toronto’s Take on a National...

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...

The Eloquent Cello

One of the world’s foremost period cellists, Christophe Coin, makes his Tafelmusik debut. He joins us to perform Hadyn’s masterful Cello concerto in C Major,...

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 Films of Guillermo del Toro

Celebrating the only Canadian stop of the exhibition Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) presents two late-night film...

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 Golden Lotus Premieres in the GTA in first tour outside of Asia

Touring outside of Asia for the first time, Beijing Dance Theater’s The Golden Lotus makes its GTA debut at Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre with three...

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...

The Original Haunted Walk of Toronto with Mackenzie House Experience

This October, guides from the Haunted Walk will offer a special Halloween version of their popular Original Haunted Walk of Toronto which features many of...

Toronto Guided Nature Walking Tour

Urban hike to the Evergreen Brickworks through wooded trails runs every weekday morning Monday to Friday from Davisville Subway Station at 10am starting...

Unapologetic Me:  Sharron's Cabaret for Kids

An hour of pop, rock, funk and story from the charming and effervescent Sharron Matthews! This interactive show seamlessly integrates contemporary songs with...

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...

Waiting For Godot

On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends wait. While anticipating, they speculate, quarrel, joke and ponder life’s greater questions....

Wilde Tales - Shaw Festival

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

Wildlife Rescue

Step into the rescue efforts with people who dedicate their lives to Wildlife Rescue. Journey to Africa and Indonesia at the Return to the Wild theatre and...

Friday, October 6