Author Archives: Harbourfront Centre

Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Beats, Breaks & Culture

Beats, Breaks & Culture returns August 5–7 with a mix of live music, DJs and dance, celebrating all that’s hip-hop and electronic music! Exploring the bridge between these two genres, Beats, Breaks & Culture acknowledges the foundations of soul, jazz, disco and funk that helped create them. Like long lost siblings, the festival brings together these two worlds to explore …

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Take a trip out east this weekend – without leaving YYZ

Our Shield to Shore Festival kicks off this weekend! Experience the best of an east-coast road trip without leaving the city –making stops along the St. Lawrence River with performances from Quebec, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and more. East Coast Comedy Revue July 22, Brigantine Room, 8:30pm Featuring the award-winning Nikki Payne (Last Comic Standing, Video on Trial, Comedy Inc.), Tim Steeves (Rick Mercer Report, This Hour Has …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Island Soul

With the weather heating up, it’s the perfect time to come down to the waterfront and have some fun in the sun. Between July 29 – August 1, Harbourfront Centre will become a fusion of Caribbean countries, as we celebrate all things Caribbean, from the food to the people. A Lakeview Market vendor that will have your mouth watering is Alphonsa’s. …

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Boxcar Social takes over Harbourfront Centre

Toronto! Have you heard? Our friends at Boxcar Social have moved in and we couldn’t be more excited! Swing by the site and visit their new seasonal patio, The Slip and third Boxcar Social location. With a curated, rotating list of coffees from the best roasters in North America, as well as a careful selection of some of the world’s …

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Get ready to rumble at Lucha by the Water

This Sunday, get ready for a battle of brawn at Lucha by the Water featuring the best of Mexico and Canada’s lucha libre talent. And don’t miss a special showdown between Mexico’s Octagoncito and Canada’s Space Monkey. So who will reign supreme? Mexico or Canada? Find out this weekend and get your tickets now for this exciting and entertaining event. Lucha by the Water is a …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Shield to Shore

Join us July 22–24 as Harbourfront Centre takes you on a journey along the St. Lawrence River from Toronto to the Maritimes at the Shield to Shore Festival. From Ontario to Eastern Canada, history is rich with its arts and culture. Join us this weekend to find some amazing gems from around the world at our Lakeview Market and World …

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This viral video is the definition of musical multi-tasking

This past May, our friends over at The Drake Hotel hosted Afrobeats Pop Up + Party, put together by SUPAFRIK, uniquely blending urban sounds with Ghanaian azonto, Angolan kuduro, South African house and more. The video captures a woman flawlessly wrapping her hair while simultaneously dancing, all without missing a beat. Can we all take a moment to appreciate the lady in …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Ritmo y Color: The Streets of Mexico

Have you ever wanted to visit Mexico? Well, now you can! Come down to Harbourfront Centre on July 15–17 to experience our Ritmo y Color: The Streets of Mexico festival. Ritmo y Color is a Latin American Festival now in its 11th edition. This year we’re exploring the streets of Mexico City, bursting with Mexican culture and the smells of delicious …

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Take a musical trip around the globe with the Summer Music in the Garden series

After a cold and unpredictable winter (and spring!) summer is finally here! Summer in Toronto brings many things such as beautiful weather and festivals. It’s a nice change of pace and a chance to slow down, relax and enjoy being outdoors in the city. Harbourfront Centre is bringing all of these great elements together with the return of the Summer …

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Celebrate Canada Day at Harbourfront Centre all weekend long

Harbourfront Centre is excited to celebrate our amazing country this Canada Day. We’re known for being a country that celebrates our differences with a rich and multi-faceted cultural mosaic, which is reflected in our line-up filled with concerts, activities and other exciting events that will remind you why being Canadian is awesome. Our musical acts are the highlight of the weekend and …

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