Festivals and Events


Special Events Office

The City of Toronto's Special Events Office is a full-service unit of the Economic Development & Culture division.

With a mandate to develop and promote dynamic and innovative events and festivals, the Special Events Office celebrates the richness and diversity of this great city, enriching the quality of life for residents and attracting world-wide tourist audiences.

The Special Events Office produces more than 30 festivals and events and consults with hundreds more every year. Here you'll find detailed information on all events produced by this office.

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Doors Open Toronto

Explore Toronto's buildings and discover the story behind every door. May 23 & 24, 2015

Canada Day fireworks

Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's 148th birthday at Mel Lastman Square. Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SL14 Sun


Toronto's delicious prix fixe foodie event. July 3 - 26, 2015

Skaters at Cavalcade of Lights

Cavalcade of Lights

Glittering lights, live music and skating at Nathan Phillips Square. November 28, 2015



Toronto's winter culinary celebration. Delicious meals and events. January 29 - February 11, 2016.

Media Room - City Hall

Media Room

Media releases and photo galleries for events produced by the Special Events Office.