Celebrations for Canada’s 150th are taking place all across the Toronto area, all year long. Join in the fun.

Event List

Janet Macpherson:  A Canadian Bestiary

Canadian ceramist Janet Macpherson is widely acclaimed for her technically complex use of slip-cast porcelain in the creation of intricate animal forms. Some...

Louis Riel

Hero, martyr, or traitor? The story of the polarizing Métis leader and Canada’s westward expansion is told in this landmark work. Composed by Harry Somers...

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...

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...

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...

Hot Docs

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary festival. Each year, the festival presents a selection of...

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...

Alternative Futures with Drew Hayden Taylor and Camille Turner

The most important moments in Canada’s history remain in the future. For a look beyond 150, we turn to two Canadian science-fiction visionaries. Drew Hayden...

Peller Estates Barrel Cellar Dinner Series:  O Canada! Celebration Dinner

Did you know that 98% of the ingredients Chef Parsons uses in the kitchen are sourced from within Canada? This dinner celebrates all things Canadian as our...

Doors Open Toronto

The 18th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on May 27 and 28. In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, the theme is "15 Decades of...

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...

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...

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...

Splash! - Canada 150

This 5-part themed series will transport you into another world. Whether you splash back to the 90’s or splash into Oktoberfest, this NEW series will...

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...

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...

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

The 2017 Redpath Waterfront Festival is a Canadiana-themed celebration with nautical programs, live music, food and more.

CANADA 150 CELEBRATION TRAIN

Celebrate Canada's 150 Birthday with YDHR! Wear red & white! Special fares for Sunday, July 2, 2017 ONLY! Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a ride...

Canada Day 2017 at the Aga Khan Museum

Join us on Canada Day Monday from 10 am to 6 pm! Explore our Permanent Collection and current exhibitions. Pick up a free Family Exploration Kit, or take a...

Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival

The Toronto Fringe Festival showcases 145+ stage productions from Canada and around the world, at 30+ venues in downtown Toronto. Tickets are $12 max, and...

Albion Islington - Fusion of Taste Festival

Join the Albion Islington Square BIA in celebrating Canada turning 150 years old. This signature event is a celebration of cultures, live performances, over...

Toronto Summer Music Festival

Toronto Summer Music Festival celebrates Canada's 150th Birthday with great Canadian artists, music, and more! A complete listing of concerts will be...

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...