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Toronto’s largest Pan Latin festival returns, July 17-19

Get ready for the 10th edition of Ritmo Y Color at Harbourfront Centre, July 17-19. This three-day festival showcases myriad artistic talents including dance, rhythm, craft, film, art, sport and music through the lens of traditional Latin American culture with contemporary aesthetics. Hustle on down to Harbourfront Centre for three days of non-stop exhilarating fun. Not to mention – it’s completely FREE! Some of …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Ritmo y Color

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Join the World Café and Lakeview Market this weekend, July 17-19, as we participate in the 10th edition of Ritmo Y Color! The Lakeview Market continues to be a top-notch spot in the city to find beautiful and unique jewellery. This weekend check out Colombia Piensa En Ti. Designs are made from high quality materials such as fresh water pearls, semi …

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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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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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Vendors at Harbourfront, June 27-28

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Come down to the waterfront this weekend for some shopping and tasty treats at the Lakeview Market and World Café. Here’s a sneak peek at what you will find: Chokka Jewellery collections are produced from the finest natural materials coming to you from Canada and around the world. A beautiful selection of Fresh Water Pearls, semi-precious stones and the finest 925 …

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Vendors at Harbourfront, June 20-21

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This weekend Harbourfront Centre opens the Lakeview Market and World Cafe! During this family-friendly weekend be sure to take your taste buds on a delicious adventure at the World Cafe. There will be tasty treats and dishes available for purchase, such as Maritime Pasty Co‘s delicious lobster rolls. Saffron Spice Kitchen will also be on-site. After some flavourful exploration why not come and …

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Don’t be sheepish – celebrate the Lunar New Year

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Fun fact: Did you know that traditional Lunar New Year celebrations last for fifteen days! To ensure we are a part of this two week long celebration we, in partnership with Asian Canadian Special Events Association, are hosting our annual LunarFest ten days into the fifteen-day tradition, February 28-March 1. This memorable and lunarlicious two-day festival is infused with the …

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Day of the Dead: A Carefully Crafted Celebration for the Entire Family

    Every year, Harbourfront Centre celebrates Latin American tradition with our Day of the Dead festival, presented by Scotiabank. Starting months in advance, the festival is carefully crafted to insure our title as “Toronto’s Most Authentic Day of the Dead Celebration,” remains true. Key to this process is the festival’s lead artistic associate, Umair Jaffar, who shared some of …

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Great vendors to visit during Ashkenaz festival

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This weekend marks the return of North America’s premier festival of global Jewish music and culture, the 10th biennial celebration of Ashkenaz! This year there will be over 200 artists from more than a dozen countries showcasing the vibrancy and brilliance of Jewish artistic traditions, from traditional styles to cutting-edge, cross-cultural fusion. In our Lakeview Market and World Café, be sure to check out Chokka Jewellery, Designs by Nature, Eli’s Body Shop, Beavertails, Free Times Café and Burgy’s!

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