Events

Saturday, July 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 &...

Artist in Residence: Zachari Logan

Zachari Logan’s artist residency at the McMichael, and related artwork commissioned by the gallery, folds seamlessly into Passion Over Reason as a...

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,...

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

BEAUTIFUL — The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her...

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...

Billy Bishop Goes to War

The story of irreverent hero and Canadian WWI flying ace Billy Bishop remains one of the most critically-acclaimed Canadian plays of all time. Returning to...

Brampton Celebrates Canada 150

Celebrate Canada 150 right here at home. Chinguacousy Park is once again the place to be on Canada Day!

Bryan Adams’ Canadians Returns to the ROM for  Canada 150 Festival Weekend

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will bring back Canadians, an installation of photographs by award-winning photographer and Canadian music icon Bryan Adams,...

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...

CONFEDERATION PART II: SCANDAL & REBELLION

VideoCabaret spectacularly conjures the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts. Scandal – Business barons compete to...

Canada 150 Fireworks Cocktail Cruise

C​elebrate Canada 150 with​ cocktails, ​ ​ hors d'oeuvres ​and unobstructed views of the Canada Day fireworks show backdropped by the Toronto skyline!​...

Canada 150 at Rogers Centre

To kick off a month-long celebration of Canada 150 at Rogers Centre, the Toronto Blue Jays will host two home games against the Boston Red Sox on July 1 and...

Canada 150 at the CN Tower

The July 1st weekend celebrations are highlighted with several activities along the bustling Bremner Blvd. CN Tower will celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary...

Canada Day 150 at Celebration Square

Join 100,000 of your friends to celebrate Canada’s 150th in the heart of Mississauga, at Celebration Square. Inspired by new beginnings the Canada 150 event...

Canada Day Celebrations 2017 at Aga Khan Museum

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the Aga Khan Park with food and fun-filled activities for the entire family!

Canada Day Fireworks at Canada's Wonderland

On select dates throughout the 2017 season, Canada's Wonderland will present its spectacular fireworks display when the Park closes at 10:00pm (weather...

Canada Day Tea

Enjoy a cool homemade iced tea on our new patio, as part of a special Canada Day menu featuring a pinwheel sandwich tea plate, finished with a celebratory...

Canada Day a Queens Park

July 1 is Canada Day. Ontario celebrates this holiday at Queen’s Park with fun activities for families and people of all ages. Canada Day at Queen’s Park...

Canada Days at Humber Bay Park West

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Canada Days at Humber Bay Park West! The family-friendly event features two stages with a full line-up of exciting...

Canada Days at Mel Lastman Square

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Canada Days at Mel Lastman Square! The long-standing event – where Toronto celebrates Canada Day – continues with a...

Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square! From June 30 to July 3, Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square will bring...

Canada Days at Scarborough Civic Centre

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Canada Days at Scarborough Civic Centre! The multi-stage event will feature performances by local, national and...

Canada's 150th at Steam Whistle Brewing

Steam Whistle Brewing, in partnership with The Hudson Bay Company, will be celebrating Canada's 150th in true Canadian fashion; Live music, great Canadian...

Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Weekend

Canada’s Wonderland is pleased to announce a special offer for Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans from Friday, June 30 through Monday, July 3. All...

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...

Celebrate Canada 150 aboard a Fireworks Cocktail Cruise

Embark on a three-hour Toronto Harbour cruise this Canada Day! Mariposa Cruises' Fireworks Cocktail Cruise offers views of Toronto's iconic skyline and an...

Celebration Canada 150

Come celebrate our country’s 150th birthday with an exciting month-long celebration! Enjoy all-new Canadian-themed live entertainment, special events,...

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...

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...

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...

FILO MACHADO ENSEMBLE FEATURING BABI MENDES

Filo Machado, from São Paulo, is recognized globally as one of Brazil’s most highly revered jazz artists. A singer, prolific songwriter,...

Fireworks Dinner Cruise lighting up Canada 150

Celebrate Canada 150 aboard Mariposa Cruises' 140-foot Northern Spirit yacht for a three and a half-hour Fireworks Dinner Cruise with unobstructed views of...

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...

Hockey Hall of Fame Celebrates Canada 150

Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary this summer at the Hockey Hall of Fame. On display from June 30 – September 4, 2017, enjoy access to the boards that...

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...

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...

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,...

Our Home on Native Land

This Canada Day weekend, join Harbourfront Centre in celebrating the diverse sounds and stories of the land known as Turtle Island by acknowledging the...

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...

Party Like its 1867!

Experience the excitement of a 19th century carnival as performers juggle fire, attempt daring feats of strength and amaze you with unbelievable magic...

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...

Queen’s Plate

Horse racing fans are invited to enjoy an action-packed, two-day event over the 2017 Canada Day long weekend. Celebrate the nation’s finest three-year-old...

Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport

Mark your calendars for July 1-3 and join the fun on the waterfront! The Redpath Waterfront Festival presented by Billy Bishop Airport will be Canucking It...

Rita Letendre: Fire & Light

Critically acclaimed, Rita Letendre is one of the most eminent living abstract artists. Her painting career began in Montreal in the 1950s, when she...

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.

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...

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...

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

An annual, world-class jazz festival, TD Toronto Jazz Festival showcases more than 1,500 international artists and attracts over 500,000 people. It's...

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 Great Ontario Salmon Derby

Sponsored by the Toronto Star, the 21st annual derby is North America's largest freshwater fishing derby is North America's largest freshwater fishing derby...

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 ONTARIO 150 Tour presented by Redpath Sugar

The ONTARIO 150 Tour presented by Redpath Sugar, will travel to six ports in Ontario this summer to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. ONTARIO 150...

Time Travel Trail Adventure - Toronto

Have you ever wanted to go back in time? Now you have your chance as you explore the The Time Travel Trail with your very own time-traveling tour guide!...

Toronto Wolfpack RLFC vs. York City Knights RLFC

The new Toronto sports team, The Toronto Wolfpack is in town! Come out and support the newest edition to the city! Tickets available at (416)-548-9737, or...

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...

True North, Strong & Free: Canadian Citizenship in Toronto

Discover the meaning of Canadian citizenship on this tour of downtown Toronto. The walk features engaging stories about key symbols of Canadian identity and...

Ultimate Thrills Circus

The Ultimate Thrills Circus will entertain guests with edge-of-your-seat thrills including a Motorcycle High Wire, Globe of Death, Extreme Trapeze and even a...

VIMY

A group of Canadian soldiers convalesce in a field hospital after facing the horrors of Vimy Ridge in this striking WWI drama from Governor General’s...

Vox Sambou

Haitian-born, Montreal-based Vox Sambou captivates audiences with his infectious melodies and relentless rhythms about social injustice and inequality and...

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, July 1