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Events

Saturday, June 29

 A Little Shop of Horrors

IT’S FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN GROW Skid Row florist’s clerk Seymour Krelborn is too shy to declare his love for his co-worker Audrey – until a mysterious exotic...

2019 Summer Music Series

The GTA's best buskers perform throughout the Distillery District every weekend this summer

9 & 99: The Howe - Gretzky Exhibition

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest...

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

A SHOW TO MAKE YOUR SPIRIT SHINE Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy...

Brazil at Cinesphere

A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state. DIRECTORS SERIES at Cinesphere! This...

Brigadoon

What would you give up for love? Stumbling upon a magical village that appears out of the Scottish mist for one day every century, Tommy, a modern boy, meets...

Brigadoon

What would you give up for love? Stumbling upon a magical village that appears out of the Scottish mist for one day every century, Tommy, a modern boy, meets...

Bud Light Dreams

Bud Light Dreams Music Festival is a 19+ boutique festival experience for a discerning electronic music fan, taking place at East Island - Ontario Place in...

Celebration Canada

Visit Canada’s Wonderland from June 29 through to July 14 and join us in honoring our country with a birthday celebration. During your visit to the park,...

Dear Evan Hansen

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one...

Disney Presents The Lion King

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from...

Drawing Insects - "The Life of a Dead Tree"

Artist and Illustrator, Matthew Wells, leads a series of workshops that focus on drawing on insects. Open to all ages and levels, participants will learn the...

Fantastic Planet Art Exhibition

Watch out! Ginormous illuminated alien figures have landed and are taking over The Distillery District. Keep calm…they are just quietly and gently...

Getting Married

Edith and Cecil were supposed to tie the knot. But a pamphlet has arrived warning them of the dangers of getting married. So now they’ve called it off,...

Gods in My Home: Chinese New Year with Ancestor Portraits and Deity Prints

Offering a fresh perspective on ancestor worship, this ROM-original exhibition focuses on concepts such as shared family values, ritual concepts, the belief...

In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An unprecedented collection of almost seventy paintings - including works from Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, and Jacob van Ruisdael - provides...

Invasive or not? | With in-museum scientist Alexandra Ntoukas

Throughout The Life of a Dead Tree, insects will be collected as they emerge out of the ash tree on display. This workshop begins with an introduction on...

Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning

Louie Palu’s (b. 1968, Toronto) project documents the vestigial legacies of the Cold War and the increased military presence in the Arctic today. The changes...

Maud Lewis: Paintings for Sale

One of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis (1903–1970) is known for her brightly-coloured paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her cabin...

Othello

WHEN PASSION MEETS POISON Undeterred by the differences in their backgrounds and life experiences, Othello and Desdemona defy prejudice to be united in...

PRIVATE LIVES

YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE – BUT IT’S FUN TO TRY Divorced for five years, Elyot and Amanda are reunited by chance – while honeymooning with their new spouses....

ROPE

Murder comes home to the Royal George. Two college students in 1920s London commit murder and host a party for the victim’s friends with his hidden body as...

Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport

Oh buoy! The Tall Ships return to Toronto’s waterfront Canada Day weekend 2019. From June 29 – July 1, tour a fleet of majestic vessels docked along the...

She The People

The future is here and it’s female! The ladies of Second City return with a brand new version of She The People – a sketch show entirely created, designed,...

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

An annual 10-day event in June featuring some of the biggest names in jazz as more than 500000 music lovers are entertained all across the city.

THE BLACK DRUM

WORLD PREMIERE Soulpepper is pleased to partner with the DEAF CULTURE CENTRE on this extraordinary, signed music musical to elevate the Deaf community’s...

THE FIREBIRD

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s fantastic 2018/19 concert season culminates with an explosive orchestral coda, as Gustavo Gimeno, the TSO's next Music...

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

MISTRESSES OF MISCHIEF Pursuing two respectably married women at the same time, a would-be seducer fails to anticipate that his targets will, quite...

THE NEVERENDING STORY

FIND YOURSELF IN A WORLD OF FANTASY Hiding in a closet to avoid school bullies, ten-year-old Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the...

TIFF Picture Palace

Immerse yourself in the magic of moving pictures and sound. Learn more about how that magic is made, with lighting, colour, framing, movement, sound, and...

The Boy and His Horse

WORLD PREMIERE. Whisk your family off to Narnia in this mesmerizing story about four runaways — a boy, a girl and their horses — who find themselves called...

The Funhouse

The Funhouse is an immersive experience brought to life by visual artists from across Toronto, with featured environments inspired by local musical...

The Glass Menagerie

In his autobiographical masterpiece, Tennessee Williams recalls growing up in the Depression-era Midwest with his shy sister and their overbearing mother. A...

The Great Ontario Salmon Derby

Sponsored by the Toronto Sun, the Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby and takes place in the Canadian...

The Russian Play

A small-town flower girl falls for a gravedigger in Stalinist Russia. What can go wrong? Well, it’s a Russian play, so: everything. Written by award-winning...

The Shaw Festival Presents: SEX

Mae West created for herself the role of Margy LaMont, a quick-witted, sharp-tongued prostitute in Roaring Twenties Montreal who is looking for a better...

Tour and Taste Weekends

Enjoy an afternoon tour of the 1850's farmhouse, then relax over tea and homemade cookies at our harvest table in the historic kitchen.

Treasures of a Desert Kingdom: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with the Mehrangarh Museum Trust of Jodhpur, this ground-breaking exhibition is the first...

URBANI_T

In the heart of the city, the outdoor Fashion & Design Festival is a huge creative hub and a leading platform featuring the best of local & International...

Ultimate Thrills Circus

The Ultimate Thrills Circus will entertain guests with edge-of-your-seat thrills including the Aerial Lyra, One Wheel Wonder, Globe of Death, and the Human...

Union Summer- Presented by TD

Union Summer- Presented by TD, returns May 31st for the annual summer market, bringing together Toronto’s top chefs, musicians, film screenings and live...

VIJA CELMINS: TO FIX THE IMAGE IN MEMORY

Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory is the first major North American retrospective of the celebrated artist’s work in over two decades. One of the few...

Walking On Bombshells

Look both ways before you enter the rapid crossfire of this fast-paced, hilarious take on the minefield we’re all living in. From toxic masculinity to turtle...

itee Pootoogook: Hymns to the Silence

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to present a retrospective of over 80 drawings and ephemera by Itee Pootoogook (1951–2014) as part of an...

Saturday, June 29