Events

Saturday, October 7

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...

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.,...

Mariposa Cruises Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise

On Saturday October 7th, Mariposa Cruises livens up the Toronto Harbour with a 3-hour German-themed Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise. Lederhosen-clad guests will...

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...

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...

Picture This

For a group of struggling artists, a visiting Hollywood producer could be the key to a glamorous career in show business. Their dreams all hinge on filming a...

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.

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 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...

The Haunted Walk Experience at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Join guides from The Haunted Walk this Halloween season as they explore the supernatural side of Toronto’s historic pioneer village – in the dark! Featuring...

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 Argonauts vs Saskatchewan Roughriders

The very best in professional Canadian Football League (CFL) action at BMO field

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers

The best in professional National Hockey League (NHL) action!

Toronto Symphony Orchestra - Adizokan

Celebrate the evocative culture of Canadian Indigenous peoples in a singular concert curated and directed by Sandra Laronde, founder and artistic director of...

Toronto's Ultimate Chocolate Tour

This is every chocoholic's dream tour. You can't call yourself a real chocolate lover if you haven't been on the only chocolate tour in Toronto that divulges...

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....

Waterfront Artisan Market

Discover local craft and food at a unique, open-air market on Toronto’s Waterfront.

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...

Saturday, October 7