Events

Saturday, December 23

12 Trees: Let There Be Light

A much-loved holiday tradition since 1990, the Gardiner Museum’s annual 12 Trees exhibition continues to be a wonderful event that brings family and friends...

150 Years of Canadian  Christmas at Casa Loma

This December join us to celebrate and take part in the holiday magic at Casa Loma, by celebrating 150 Years of Canadian Christmas. We are excited to host a...

A Christmas Carol

After 22 years, the elves in Ross Petty’s holiday extravaganza factory are jumping for joy. Finally, they can begin creating audience delights for a family...

A Christmas Carol

Soulpepper’s beloved production of A Christmas Carol has become a Toronto holiday tradition. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by three ghosts who...

Arts of the East: 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...

Bat Out of Hell The Musical

BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, Jim Steinman's epic tale of love, rebellion, and rock `n' roll, is set to explode on stage this October! The streets are heating...

Beauty and the Beast

What is there to learn from this beloved musical – this tale as old as time? Sometimes, the hardest thing in the world is to be who you authentically are....

Casa Loma Canadian Winterland Nights

Explore the holiday magic of Casa Loma.. at night! Wander through the dazzling lighting display in the gardens and witness famed illusionist entertainer...

Christian Dior

Explore the brilliance behind Christian Dior’s dramatic creations that revived the Paris haute couture industry after the devastation of the Second World War...

DJ Skate Nights

Sharpen your skates and skills as Toronto's number one outdoor winter party returns with another stellar lineup of DJs that will bring the heat to your...

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...

Disney on Ice

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy set the stage for a star-studded talent extravaganza as Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars. Unleash...

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax

Long before “going green” was mainstream, The Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. The powerful message of...

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...

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry

Painter, poet, designer and feminist are only a few of the words that describe the multifaceted early 20th-century artist Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944),...

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...

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...

Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square

Back for its 2nd amazing year, Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square celebrates the season with an enchanting artisan market, delicious food, festive drinks...

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...

Million Dollar Quartet

On December 4, 1956, history was made when an extraordinary twist of fate brought together then-rising star Johnny Cash, unknown Jerry Lee Lewis, veteran...

Miracle on Mercer Street

This winter, The Second City finally brings back its most beloved holiday show with The Second City Family Holiday Show, Miracle on Mercer Street! Featuring...

Myseum Presents: Music From People City

Experienced through 17 different pop up events, exhibits and experiences (including performances and concerts, backstage venue tours, workshops with renown...

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...

Peter Pan

Pirates. Lost Boys. A ticking crocodile. J. M. Barrie’s classic story about the boy who would never grow up is given a lively musical reimagining for kids...

Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention

“Reviving the Islamic Spirit” convention is an attempt by the young Muslims in the West to help overcome new challenges of communication and integration. ...

Slow Fashion Holiday Pop-Up

Step out of the holiday frenzy and into a slow fashion oasis. This holiday pop-up is the best place in Toronto to cultivate a mindful approach to the...

Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature

For the past thirty-five years, acclaimed Canadian artist Steven Heinemann has transformed the medium of ceramics in Canada. Working in varying scale,...

The Art of Canada: Director’s Cut

Ian Dejardin, Executive Director of the McMichael, is delving deep into the gallery's vaults to make a very personal selection of works of art for his first...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sweater

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or at least…. that’s how the song goes. We invite you to laugh along at The Second City Toronto Holiday Show as we...

The Illusionists – Live from Broadway

The world's best-selling magic show is returning to Toronto! This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible...

The Nutcracker

Created in 1995 by the National Ballet’s former Artistic Director James Kudelka, this stunningly designed and richly choreographed version of the perennial...

The Nutcracker

The classic charm and pageantry of The Nutcracker hits the stage in Toronto for its 10th annual performance. This year will be featuring guest artists from...

Toronto Christmas Market

Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this is month-long event celebrates the sounds, sights and scents of Christmas. Set in the...

Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers

The very best in fast-paced professional National Basketball Association (NBA) action!

Toronto Symphony Orchestra - Messiah

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without Handel’s Messiah—performed with matchless spirit by the TSO! Conductor Matthew Halls, Artistic Director of the...

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...

VIKINGS: The Exhibition

Bloodthirsty plunderers. Pillaging warriors. Seafaring traders. What do we really know about Vikings? Explore the myths and stereotypes of this ancient...

Saturday, December 23