Summer Music in the Garden 2015

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By Tamara Bernstein The 2015 edition of Summer Music in the Garden is underway, and what a start!  The thrilling first musical notes of the year – the ceremonial opening pitch, as it were – came from the pipi’gwan – First Nation cedar flute – as Odawa composer Barbara Croall gave the world premiere of her powerful new solo, Binesiwag …

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Q&A with host and curator of Free Flicks, Norman Wilner

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Free Flicks, presented by PortsToronto, is back for its 13th edition outside and under the stars! This year’s series focuses on the theme of family ties. We had a chance to sit down and talk with curator and host of this weekly series, Norm Wilner – senior film critic at NOW Magazine. What was the inspiration for the series theme: …

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Fire up your Fridays with deep fried treats, DJs, dance crews and more

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Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with FLOW 93.5, delivers an electrifying start to your weekend every Friday from July 3 – September 4. Each Friday features deep-fried delicacies, DJs, dance crews and big name artists from around the globe on the WestJet Stage. There is nothing this Friday night affair is missing, except a ticket price – it’s free! Your Friday …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Party on the Block

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Prepare yourself for the street party of all street parties. Party on the Block will transport you around the world by incorporating elements of block parties from streets around the globe. Continue the exploration by stopping by the Lakeview Market, where local and international vendors showcase their diverse and alluring products. Make sure to also grab some quality street meat, which no …

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Family Sundays every weekend this summer!

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Spending time with your family is one of the most enjoyable parts of summer. This season, Harbourfront Centre wants to ensure that you and the ones you love have an extravagant experience to enjoy together by showcasing a very special family-focused activity, every Sunday. Expect unique performances and workshops catered to young audiences and families. Family Sundays provides an entertaining …

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Announcing the winners of our Canada Day food competitions!

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By Mary Luz Mejia This Canada Day at the Harbourfront Centre literally brought sweet surprises by the box load to Canadians from near and far. On the food side of things, I was brought in to MC/host our two, Canada food friendly competitions with a Canadiana theme: Mad for Maple and the Great Canadian Candy Crush. In each round of …

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What is Canada Day: The Next Generation?

Canada Day celebrations at Harbourfront Centre are an iconic tradition full of family fun across a range of communities, artists and audiences. This year, all of our our programming is united under the idea of “seven generations” — the philosophy rooted in several First Nations that reminds us that our choices and actions today will manifest themselves in future generations. …

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Kick Up Your Heels with artistic associate Bridget Love

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At the Kick Up Your Heels festival, July 3-5, we invite you to explore a diverse range of dance forms through interactive performances, workshops and participatory classes! From Latin to hip-hop, line dance to contemporary, discover movement from some of Canada’s leading dance artists paired with live music. We asked Harbourfront Centre artistic associate Bridget Love about the inspiration behind …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Kick Up Your Heels

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This weekend you’ll be unable to find idle hands (or feet!) down as Harbourfront Centre hosts Kick Up Your Heels. This festival incorporates a wide range of dance and performance, all accompanied by live music. The World Café and Lakeview Market will complete this takeover of the senses: prepare for a colourful and rambunctious weekend as we celebrate the summer season …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre on Canada Day!

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There’s no better way to celebrate Canada Day than by fully immersing yourself in the sights, smells and sounds of our great nation. You can find all of this and more down at Harbourfront Centre! Enjoy a break in the middle of the week and join us on Wednesday July 1 as the World Café and Lakeview Market open up for …

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