Living In Toronto

Festivals and Events

Toronto offers a unique mix of celebrations all year round, including many festivals and events that are produced by the City of Toronto. Find out what's happening in your city!

Special Events Office

From the dazzle of the Cavalcade of Lights and delicious Winterlicious/Summerlicious culinary celebrations to the all-night exhilaration of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche and the adventure of Doors Open Toronto, the Special Events Office creates events that celebrate the richness and diversity of Toronto.

Festivals and Events Calendar

A year-round guide to festivals, events and celebrations in Toronto, as submitted by city-wide event producers.  Find out what's happening in the city by date, event name, category or location.

2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games

The Pan American Games will be held from July 10 - 26, 2015 and the Parapan American Games will run from August 7 - 14, 2015. Ten thousand athletes, coaches and officials from 41 countries across the Americas and the Caribbean, and 250,000 visitors will be inspired by Toronto's hospitality, diversity and dynamism during the Games.

Toronto Special Events Planning Guide

Tools and resources for planning a special event in Toronto including guidelines, applications, event examples, quick reference charts and contacts in the Event Support Unit.

Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Explore parks and trails, beaches, golf courses, ice rinks, ski and snowboard slopes, swimming pools, gardens, playgrounds, sports fields, special events and more.