Events

Saturday, September 23

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

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

A Joyous Welcome

Fanfares herald the new season and Tafelmusik’s new Music Director, Elisa Citterio! A late summer breeze blows into this gala opening concert with a...

Ali Wong at the Winter Garden Theatre

One of comedy’s fastest rising stars and top selling artists ALI WONG is coming to Toronto on September 23, 2017 for a special event within JFL42, Toronto’s...

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 …

Dali Exhibition

Yorkville Village,, is proud to announce a world-class art and fashion exhibition curated around surrealist master Salvador Dalí’s transcendent influence on...

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...

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...

GO GLOBAL EXPO 2017

Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas? Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the 2017 Go Global Expo!...

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...

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...

Handel Water Music

Last performed as part of Tafelmusik’s debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009, we kick off our season with perennial favourite, Handel’s Water Music. Composed in...

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...

Invictus Games Toronto 2017

In May 2016, Prince Harry announced that Toronto, Ontario, will step up to host the next Invictus Games. The 2017 event will take place from September 23 to...

JFL42 at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

JFL42, Toronto’s Comedy Festival, features the most hilarious, riveting and relevant comedy acts we could find over a 10-day period in Toronto. Thu Sep 21 –...

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....

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.,...

Liberty Reclaimed: History of the Village

Explore the west end’s Liberty Village, one of the fastest-growing condominium and creative districts in the city. The community’s rich heritage can be seen...

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...

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...

Oktoberfest at Canada's Wonderland

Back by popular demand for TWO weekends, our 2nd Annual Oktoberfest event at the Park will include authentic German-themed food and beverage specials,...

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,...

Palestine Festival of Literature at TPFF (PalFest)

To celebrate both TPFF and Palestine Festival of Literature turning 10 this year, we are proud to present: Palestine Festival of Literature at TPFF. The...

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...

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...

Queen West Art Crawl

A festival of creativity and community taking place in Trinity Bellwoods Park, Queen West Art Crawl celebrates and cultivates the unique character diversity...

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...

Spirit of Canada: Art Exhibition

This Artists’ Network acknowledges Canada’s 150th year with members in a soul searching reflection upon the past, present and future of Canada as it heads...

TPFF Concert: Trio Joubran ft. Youssef Hbeich On Percussion

The Toronto Palestine Film Festival is proud to announce that internationally acclaimed Le Trio Joubran featuring Youssef Hbeisch on percussion will help us...

The 10th Toronto Palestine Film Festival

Join us for the 10th The Toronto Palestine Film Festival happening Sept 21 -24 2017 at TIFF Bell Lightbox and pre-fest artist talk with world-renowned...

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 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 Original Haunted Walk of Toronto

Ghosts, graveyards, hangings and haunts. Hear some of the most spine-tingling ghost stories from the earliest days of the city, including haunted theatres,...

Toronto Argonauts vs Montreal Alouettes

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

Toronto Beer Week

Celebrate Toronto's thriving craft beer scene during the 8th annual Toronto Beer Week. Featuring over 70 bars/restaurants, 35 breweries and 150+ events. ...

Toronto's Just for Laughs Festival

JFL42 features the most hilarious, riveting and cool comedy-related things we could find over a 10-day period in Toronto. Including amazing headliners and...

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...

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...

Visit Palestine Exhibition

Take an elevator to the 4th floor at TIFF and experience the land and culture of Palestine in 3 interactive sessions: Take a walking tour of Old Jerusalem;...

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.

Saturday, September 23