Dancing on the Pier

Dancing on the Pier 2015: Mid-Season Recap

Can you believe how quickly the summer is moving? We can hear the back-to-school ads starting any day now (they always start too soon!) With summer reaching the halfway point, you need to make every moment count and there’s no way to enjoy it more than being active and outdoors among friends. Dancing on the Pier may be halfway through the …

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Seven reasons to visit Harbourfront Centre, one for every day of the week!

Monday: The city is the Pan-Am Spirit, and so are we! Explore the massive structure that’s been set-up on our site; it’s beautiful during the day, and even more gorgeous when lit up at night! Visit Ontario’s Celebration Zone (open seven days a week, until August 16) for concerts, kid’s events, food, zip-lining and so much more. Tuesday: Cool off from the heat …

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Get ready for another swingin’ season of Dancing on the Pier

Harbourfront Centre’s Dancing on the Pier returns for its fifth season, bringing live bands, smooth music and plenty of picturesque space to shake and jive. For 11 weeks, three signature bands will be on rotation, providing a different musical style for the evening. Grab your dancing shoes and a partner (or find one here!) and spend your summer evenings how …

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Dancing On The Pier kicks off with the Toronto All-Star Big Band

This week we’re launching our Dancing On The Pier season with live bands and dance-styles from around the world that’ll have you on your feet in no time. We are leading off with Dancing on the Pier staple, the Toronto All-Star Big Band, who are paying homage with The Crooners & Songbirds of Yesterday & Today, with a little help from Toronto Swing Dance Society, Canada’s longest-running Swing Dance group.

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Harbourfront Centre TV: Dancing On the Pier

The 2013 Dancing On The Pier season is in full swing. Our own Althea Linton was on hand during the first evening with Toronto All-Star Big Band (who are no stranger to Harbourfront Centre). She chatted with event programmer Diana Webley, as well as with weekly host Martin Samuels about what audiences can expect each Thursday night. How much more convincing do you need? Get your dancing shoes on and come join the fun this summer!

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Get your dancing shoes out, Dancing on the Pier is back

Say goodbye to your two left feet and learn to move to the rhythm of theToronto All-Star Big Band, showcasing the style and sounds of the roaring ’30s – the golden age for big bands, and The Ricardo Barboza Band, serving up salsa at its finest!

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