Events

Friday, June 16

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

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

All-Star Gala

On Friday June 16th 2017, the third annual All-Star Gala in support of SickKids will bring over 1,250 celebrities, young professionals and pro athletes...

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...

Art and Innovation:  Traditional Footwear

At the top of the world, the Arctic spans over fourteen million square kilometers and includes eight countries. While its landscape seems harsh and...

As If Sand Were Stone: Contemporary Latin American Art from the AGO Collection

For the first time ever, the AGO presents its extensive collection of Latin American contemporary art as the focus of its own exhibition. The artists,...

Becoming Canadian in Toronto: Snapshots Through Time

This exhibition looks at Toronto’s changing demographics and key events in the city's history in relation to the development of Canadian identity. It...

CONFEDERATION PART I: CONFEDERATION & RIEL

VideoCabaret spectacularly conjures the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts. Confederation – John A. Macdonald...

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...

Casa Loma Escape Series

Escape from the Tower, the first installation of the Casa Loma Escape Series, blending fact with fiction and theatre with gaming. Escape the Tower is a...

Cold Climate Wine Tour of Niagara

Avoid big bus tours and get cozy with our intimate Niagara wine experience. Your sommelier guide will pick you up from downtown and take you to learn about...

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...

Everything is Great Again

Trump is in the White House and O'Leary is on the rise. Are we reaching the era of peak a$$hole? We're still trying to figure this all out, but we know...

Georgia O’Keeffe

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is set to present a major retrospective of pioneering American painter Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), featuring over 100...

Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery

With tales of gruesome accidents, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of...

Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

Lawren Harris sought greater and greater heights as his career progressed; from mountains to states of mind, he aimed to go higher. This iconic Canadian...

Huicholes– A People Walking Towards The Light

Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light showcases the art and lives of the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back...

Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections

Portraits and Collections is the culmination of an ongoing project by Toronto artist Katherine Knight. Her multi-dimensional documentation of Jane Webster’s...

Kind Words Can Never Die: A Personal Collection of Victorian Needlework

Kind Words Can Never Die is the first public exhibition of Jane Webster’s comprehensive collection of Victorian stitched mottos. These textiles represent a...

Luminato Festival

Luminato Festival is Toronto's global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance and more. in june 2017 the Festival...

Luxury Prince Edward County Wine Tour

Everyone goes to Niagara, why not try The County? This region has been garnering fame and recognition locally and worldwide over the past decade for their...

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...

Men's U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

International tournament featuring over 400 athletes, coaches, officials, delegates, and volunteers. 42 games over eight days of competition at the Mattamy...

Night at the Aqueerium

Come celebrate PRIDE with all of the colours of the rainbow at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Your o-fish-al deep-sea adventure awaits with an evening of music...

North by Northeast

NXNE has been all about great music for 22 years. This year we added a brand new music venue in the Port Lands, in Toronto’s east end, right by the lake. Our...

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,...

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story

Share in the journey of the ROM scientists, who worked with the local communities of Trout River and Rocky Harbour Newfoundland, to recover two rare blue...

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...

Pride Toronto

One of the premier arts and cultural events in Canada, and the largest pride celebration in North America, Pride Toronto's 10-day festival highlights...

ROM Friday Night Live:

#FNLROM: Indigenous Now Friday, June 16, 2017 | 19:00 Honour Aboriginal Heritage Month with contemporary Indigenous artists, and explore our special...

SAMAH: Dance of Bharatanatyam to the Mystic Poetry of South Asia

Join acclaimed dancer-choreographer Janaki Rangarajan for an evening devoted to Bharatanatyam, an ancient form of classical Indian dance. This performance...

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...

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

A new musical is born at every performance of this incredible Olivier Award winning show, each created on the spot by the acclaimed musical comedians The...

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...

Sound of Music Festival

For nine days, music takes over Burlington's Downtown and Waterfront. The largest local music event of the year features an electric combination of emerging...

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Get ready to fall in love with STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, the dazzling new show based on the much-loved hit Australian film. This joyous musical has...

Swan Lake

One of the supreme achievements of 19th century classicism, Swan Lake has remained, since its premiere in Moscow in 1877, one of the most enduringly...

Syrian Symphony

The Aga Khan Museum opens Syrian Symphony: New Compositions in Sight and Sound, an immersive, interactive and multi-sensory portrayal of the current...

Syrian Symphony: New Compositions in Sight and Sound

Syrian Symphony orchestrates music, painting, and media arts by some of Syria’s leading artists and musicians. Along with contributions from other...

Taco Fest

What to expect at Taco Fest? - Toronto's Top Tacos- Margarita + Sangria Bar- Hot Sauce Bar and Tastings- Nacho and Salsa Samplings- Mexican Street Corn +...

Taste of Little Italy

Everything today is fast-paced. From our food, to our phones, to our lives. We at the Little Italy Business Improvement Area invite you to slow down and...

Taste of Toronto

The world's greatest restaurant festival is back for its fourth year! Featuring Toronto's most celebrated chefs and rising stars, fooodie entertainment and...

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 Final Clue?

Welcome to Bawdy Manor! A surprise birthday party has been planned for the wealthy matriarch Lady Lucille Bawdy, but the biggest surprise comes when she is...

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 Mississauga Waterfront Festival

Held every Father's Day weekend at Memorial Park in Port Credit, the Mississauga Waterfront Festival offers headline concerts, a kid's stage, Family Fun...

Theatre Performances - Art Battle

Art Battle is live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching...

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, June 16