summer festivals

Meet the Artist: David Rudder

We had a few questions for one of the most successful calypsonians of all time, David Rudder, who brings his powerful, genre-defying sound to Harbourfront Centre as part of Island Soul‘s stellar lineup on August 6.

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A Glimpse into Volunteering at Harbourfront Centre’s FLAUNT Festival

Harbourfront Centre hosted its distinctive FLAUNT festival this year from July 24-26, 2015. Everyone was encouraged to show their authentic self in this welcoming environment. As a place of inclusion, self-expression, and acceptance, Harbourfront Centre offered the LGBT community a place to feel supported and encouraged in a family-friendly atmosphere. The LGBT community was given a place to feel encouraged …

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Inspiration and legacy at this year’s Island Soul

Roots, culture and plenty of vibes take over Harbourfront Centre for Island Soul, running July 31 to August 3. We asked our programmers to share some highlights that visitors can expect from this year’s fest! Island Soul is one of the season’s most popular festivals. What are you excited about this year? This year’s festival has a lot of emerging …

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Fashion becomes theatrical performance at the FLAUNT Fabrique Fashion Show

Harbourfront Centre has a new summer festival and it wants to turn heads! FLAUNT is a three-day extravaganza that delves into the world of the elaborate and spectacular, showcasing bold artistic expression and individuality across disciplines. A queer, multiracial dance troupe? Check. A Ukrainian ‘ethno-chaos’ quartet with a musical sound unlike any other? Absolutely. A DJ party where participants whip …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for FLAUNT

Immerse yourself in the spectacular, the extravagant, and the elaborate at FLAUNT, July 24-26. A celebration of all things bold, it’s worth stopping by the Lakeview Market and finding items to help you make your own statement! The World Café will also be open all weekend long, serving up delicious international dishes. At the Lakeview Market stop by Cre8cure’s booth. Gorgeous illustrations are …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Kick Up Your Heels

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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South-North Griots Summit comes to Harbourfront Centre, May 29-31

Harbourfront Centre is thrilled to present a jam-packed series of weekend festivals in the coming months. Among the dozens of events planned, South-North Griots Summit, co-produced with Northern Griots Network, is surely one to look forward to. Encouraged by the diversity of spoken word, South-North Griots Summit presents artists from around the globe featuring music, movement, rhythm, voice, screenings, panel discussions …

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No matter your taste, Hot & Spicy Food Festival has you covered

Taste buds rejoice! Harbourfront Centre’s Hot & Spicy Food Festival makes its triumphant return August 15–17. This years Hot & Spicy Food Festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. With this idea in mind, the festival showcases a range of culinary delicacies as well as exciting hot rhythms and spicy grooves from …

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