Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

The City produces dozens of major events, inclusive cultural programs and celebrations to highlight the vibrancy and diversity of Toronto, attract tourism and promote local and national artists. The Festivals & Events Calendar features all City-produced events alongside hundreds of events created by the community.

Festivals & Events Calendar

Browse the City of Toronto's Festivals & Events Calendar and discover concerts, art exhibits, film screenings, theatre listings, family events and more.

TO Canada with Love

Toronto's cultural love letter to the country offers a year-long program of city-wide celebrations to honour Canada's 150th birthday in 2017.

Cultural Hotspot

From May through October 2017, a spotlight will shine on arts, culture and community in East York.

Nuit Blanche Toronto

Toronto's free all-night contemporary art event. Experience the city transformed by artists on September 30, 2017.

Cavalcade of Lights

Glittering lights, music, skating and spectacular winter fireworks at Nathan Phillips Square. November 25, 2017.


Savour Toronto's winter culinary scene with prix fixe menus at the city's top restaurants, plus unique food events. January - February 2018.

Doors Open Toronto

Explore more than 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across Toronto. May 26 & 27, 2018.

Clean Toronto Together

Toronto's annual spring cleanup by thousands of residents, students, businesses, organizations and community groups.

Indigenous Arts Festival

Celebrate Indigenous and M├ętis culture at Fort York National Historic Site, June 21 to 24, 2018.

Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square

Celebrate Canada's birthday with live music, dance performances, family activities, and a spectacular fireworks show. July 1, 2018


Toronto's delicious prix fixe summer foodie event offers three-course menus at more than 200 of Toronto's top restaurants. July 2018.

Lovin' Local Food Fest

Keep it local with some of the best local food and drink, cooking demonstrations, live music and more. The 2017 festival has been cancelled.

More City-Produced Events

Looking for more great events? Check out a variety of music, dance and theatre events plus farmers' markets, runs and more.