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

Event List

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The McMichael Toronto ART BUS is back for Canada 150!

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is proud to announce that its Toronto-based Art Bus is back - just in time for summer! Perfect for the urban-dwelling...

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...

Canadian National Exhibition

One of the largest annual fairs in North America, the CNE offers a variety of entertainment, including shows and concerts, Kids' World, a large carnival...

Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival is the world's largest public film festival, screening more than 300 films from around the world in venues across the...

EDIT (Expo for Design, Innovation + Technology)

The inaugural edition of EDIT, a biennial expo exploring design, technology and innovation addresses global issues.

Nuit Blanche

Toronto's annual all-night celebration of contemporary art returns. For one sleepless night, from sunset to sunrise, Toronto is transformed by 90 art...

Downtown George Brown

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with us by exploring the life of George Brown, a Father of Confederation and the founder of The Globe and Mail. Learn...

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The largest of its kind in the world, The Royal is 10 days of family entertainment with +5,000 animals, top chef competitions, the aMAZEing food journey,...

Cavalcade of Lights

Toronto’s festive annual holiday kickoff, a Cavalcade of Lights special edition happens in Nathan Phillips Square.