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 Nuit Blanche Toronto 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.

Event 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.

Significant Events


2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

Toronto is proud to host the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship from December 26, 2016 to January 2, 2017 and bring the best junior hockey players for 10 countries to Canada.


2017 North American Indigenous Games

The Games will be held July 16 to July 23, 2017 and will bring together 5000 aboriginal youth from across North America to celebrate Indigenous culture and compete in a variety of traditional and non-traditional sports.

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Invictus Games Toronto 2017

The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 will take place from September 23 to 30 in Toronto and will see more than 600 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women form 16 allied nations compete in 12 adaptive sports.