Festivals and Events


City-Produced Events

by Economic Development & Culture

The City of Toronto's Economic Development & Culture division develops and promotes dynamic and innovative events and festivals to celebrate the richness and diversity of this great city, enriching the quality of life for residents and attracting world-wide tourist audiences.

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Doors Open Toronto

Explore Toronto's buildings and discover the story behind every door. May 28 & 29, 2016.

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Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's birthday at Mel Lastman Square. July 1, 2016.

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Toronto's delicious prix fixe summer foodie event. July 8 - 24, 2016.

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Sunday Serenades

Swing, big band and jazz at Mel Lastman Square. July 5 - August 16.

Skaters at Cavalcade of Lights

Cavalcade of Lights

Glittering lights, music & skating at Nathan Phillips Square. November 26, 2016.



Toronto's winter culinary celebration and events. January 27 - February 9, 2016.

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Media Room

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