Toronto Events

Events

Saturday, July 20

 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...

BRAVE: Secret Lives, Second Chances will show Toronto  what it means to be ‘brave’

Harbourfront Centre’s daring arts festival features Grammy-nominated artists KELIS and BUIKA, convict-turned-lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts, the Ontario debut...

Beaches International Jazz Festival

The Beaches International Jazz Festival features more than 100 bands. Admission is FREE for 4 weeks of entertainment in The Beach. Queen St. E. and Woodbine...

Brew & BBQ

Canada’s Wonderland's Annual Brew & BBQ Festival will feature 70+ craft beers and ciders from the province's best small batch craft breweries and cideries....

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...

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...

FOOL FOR LOVE

Some people you just can’t quit. On the edge of the desert, passions are buried deep, and secrets even deeper. Eddie has come to bring May out of hiding and...

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...

Hair We Are

Part of the Community Arts Space: What we long for The Youth Project Co-presented by Art Starts The beauty salon and barbershop have long served as special...

Halal Food Festival Toronto

North America's largest halal food show is back! Halal Food Fest TO is taking place on July 20th and 21st at the International Centre and will bring together...

HideSeek

HideSeek has extended its run in Toronto until July 28th! Inspired by childhood nostalgia, HideSeek is an interactive multi-sensory experience designed to...

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...

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...

It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection

Famous guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of classic horror and sci-fi...

JUNIOR CARNIVAL AND FAMILY DAY

Junior Carnival is an annual parade that gives children the opportunity to celebrate Caribbean culture and share it with their community. Young...

Janet Nungnik: Revelations

This exhibition of new textile works by Baker Lake artist Janet Nungnik (b.1954) was produced over a period of more than 15 years. Nungnik’s embroidered and...

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

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...

Moon Landing Festival

Marking 50 years since humans first set foot on the moon, we bring you lunar-inspired festivities, including a chance to make moon music, a screening of For...

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...

Regal Heights Village BIA FREE movie nights

Regal Heights Village BIA will be hosting FREE movie nights under the stars all summer long! Movies will be shown on the following dates; Saturday July 6,...

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,...

Summer at the Castle

Experience the excitement this summer at Medieval Times! Enjoy a four-course feast fit for royalty while you witness the beautiful pageantry and the...

Superpower Dogs at Cinesphere

Date and Times: July 6, 7, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 4:30pm August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 at 4:30pm September 1 at 4:30pm Website Link:...

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...

THE PROMISED LAND: STEINBECK THROUGH SONG

Bruce Springsteen, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, and Bob Dylan and more - America’s master storytellers and songwriters have captured the struggle to realise 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...

Toronto Summer Music Festival

Don’t miss Toronto’s summer classical music event! The 2019 Festival will take place from July 11 – August 3rd. Concerts are at the beautiful Koerner Hall,...

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...

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...

Victory

Brutal and brilliant, this controversial play by Howard Barker is set in the aftermath of Charles II’s Restoration on the throne of England. The central...

Waitress

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara...

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...

Saturday, July 20