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

Event List

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...

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...

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...

The Complete 150

It's Canada's hundred-and-fiftieth birthday, and Ottawa's throwing a party! Not just any party - a nationwide, year-long celebration of everything that makes...

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, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...