Events

Saturday, August 12

 ARTvolution & Ford Waterfront Night Market

2017 ARTvolution Artisan Market and The 8th Annual Ford Waterfront Night Market LOCATION: The Hearn Generating Station | 440 Unwin Ave Toronto, ON - M4M...

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

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

2017 World Driving Championship

Standardbred Canada is proud to present the 2017 World Driving Championship. Eleven drivers from around the world will compete in 20-25 races at five...

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 &...

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...

CARLOS MORGAN – R&B JAZZ SONGBOOK

Solroc Music Presents: “The R&B Jazz Songbook” Ft. Carlos Morgan @ “The Jazz Bistro”; 251 Victoria St. in Toronto on Friday Aug. 11th & Saturday Aug....

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...

Cavalia’s Odysseo

Following two very successful engagements in Toronto in 2012 and 2015, Odysseo by Cavalia returns to Ontario next summer with its debut run in...

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 …

Dancing in the Park

Music moves outdoors this summer! Enjoy community folk dances and workshops, dance-inspired films, rhythms that will keep you moving — and delicious food to...

Day out with Thomas the Friendship Tour 2017

Get up and close with Thomas the Tank Engine™ at the 3rd Annual Day Out With Thomas™ in Uxbridge, Ontario What is Day Out With Thomas™? Day Out With Thomas™...

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...

Driftwood Theatre Group

William Shakespeare’s searing tale of race, jealousy and revenge is set against the backdrop of recent history when, in 1974, Canadian peacekeepers are...

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...

Free Black North

Drawn from collections at Brock University and the Archives of Ontario, these photographs are of men, women and children living in Ontario in the mid-to-late...

Gallery City

Gallery City is Toronto’s first Crosstown art crawl! From July 3 to August 25, Eglinton is transformed into an art gallery along the avenue. Rediscover...

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...

Grandstand Social

Woodbine Racetrack launches its first ever Grandstand Social taking place every Friday and Saturday from July 7 to September 2. This brand-new event series...

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...

Habari Africa Festival

Habari Africa festival is a multi-disciplinary music and arts festival that displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa. Join us for a weekend 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...

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...

JerkFest

JerkFest is an annual event celebrating jerk cuisine and Caribbean culture organized by not-for-profit organization Caribbean Promotions Arts & Culture Inc....

Kensington Market Sweet & Savoury Food Tour

Travel the world in one lunch as we chow down a variety of multicultural dishes in the colourful streets of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown....

Krinos Taste of the Danforth

Taste of the Danforth is a signature event in Toronto, showcasing the best of Mediterranean food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Rogers Cup presented by National Bank

Welcoming back the best in women's tennis to compete in Rogers Cup presented by Natiaonl Bank at Aviva Centre, York University. Visit rogerscup.com, or call...

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.

Shawn Mendes

Due to overwhelming demand, Shawn Mendes has added four new North American shows to his first-ever arena world tour, now making a stop at Air Canada Centre....

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...

SummerWorks Performance Festival

SummerWorks is home to Canada's largest curated performance festival of innovative new Canadian theatre, dance, music, and live art running for 11 days of...

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...

The Body Shop Canada Invites Renowned Pet Photographer, The Dogist in support of its #ForeverAgainstAnimalTesting Campaign

The Body Shop Canada will be inviting global pet photographer and author of "The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs" to Toronto's "Paws in the...

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...

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'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...

Waterfront Artisan Market

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

Welcome to Koreatown

Annyeong! Join Heritage Toronto for a walk through Koreatown to learn about the first Korean immigrants who came to Toronto and the experiences of the...

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...

Music City Summer Series

Featuring the best in emerging Canadian talent, the Music City Summer Series features, Folk, Trad, Blues, Bluegrass and more from the best artists on the...

Saturday, August 12