Toronto Events

Events

Sunday, August 4

 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...

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...

Chinese Acrobatic Show

The Chinese acrobats will showcase their amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control as they push the envelope of human possibility with...

Cyrano De Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac is a swashbuckling 17th century swordsman who can do anything … except tell Roxane, the woman he loves, how he feels. He’s just too...

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...

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...

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...

KidZfest

Join us for a special celebration just for kids, at KidZfest! Live entertainment, dance parties, foam pits, and more! Plus, special visits from your...

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...

McMichael Art Bus

From June through October, get on board the Art Bus that will travel from downtown Toronto directly to the McMichael in Kleinburg. For only $15 + general...

OVO FEST

NINTH ANNUAL OVO FEST SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 & MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2019 BUDWEISER STAGE - TORONTO Tickets on sale Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 10:00am Tickets...

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....

Queen Street West Stages: CARIBANA BLOCK PARTY!

Toronto’s local artists are taking over its coolest neighbourhood this summer for the city’s FIRST annual outdoor concert series—QUEEN STREET WEST STAGES....

Queen Street West Stages: CARIBANA BLOCK PARTY!

Toronto’s local artists are taking over its coolest neighbourhood this summer for the city’s FIRST annual outdoor concert series—QUEEN STREET WEST STAGES....

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...

Rogers Cup presented by National Bank

The best of the ATP men’s tour return to Toronto this summer, as Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is set to take over Aviva Centre for another...

Saddle Up for the 15th Anniversary of the CNE’s HorseCapades

The CNE’s beloved interactive horse program returns for its 15th consecutive year to delight audiences with a thrilling trick riding show and free pony...

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...

THE CRUCIBLE

ONE MAN’S SIN. EVERYONE’S TRAGEDY In the Puritan town of Salem, Massachusetts, farmer John Proctor has been conducting an illicit relationship with a young...

THE DISTILLERY FAMILY YOGA SERIES

90 minutes of free kids’ outdoor yoga classes Sunday mornings throughout the Summer. Each Sunday morning, two family-oriented free outdoor yoga classes will...

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...

Take Me Out To The Improv

The best and brightest comedy bench strength comes together again to celebrate what The Second City is all about! This show features an all-star roster of...

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...

Tile Painting: Flora and Fauna

Ceramics has always been inspired by nature. Take a trip to our Chinese and Japanese Galleries on the second floor to see objects decorated with...

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show (TOPS)

Screenings take place in parks across Toronto. All TOPS events are free to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted. Screenings always begin at sundown....

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show at Christie Pits Film Festival!

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show (TOPS) is a local not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing high quality, diverse, and engaging outdoor film programming...

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...

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...

Walk the Six West

Witness the magic of outdoor theatre in the Sculpture Garden as we celebrate the human history of the Humber River during the 20th anniversary year of the...

Walk the Six West

Witness the magic of outdoor theatre in the Sculpture Garden as we celebrate the human history of the Humber River during the 20th anniversary year of the...

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...

Sunday, August 4