One of Toronto’s largest festivals celebrating Black History Month. For three days, Harbourfront Centre explores the idea of black identity, legacy and the Canadian connection to the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement.

Join us for this and other fun events that showcase the vitality of Toronto’s African and Caribbean communities through music, comedy, dance, film, family activities and more.

This event is part of the TD Then & Now Black History Month Series.

Info

Discipline:

Venue:

Patty Fest

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Family

Food

Shopping

Come out and taste a variety of patties from across the world. In partnership with The Art of Catering.

Kuumba Comedy Night: Celebrating our Identity

8:00pm – 1:00am

Theatre

Music

Canada's top comedians – Trixx, Jay Martin, Nick Reynoldson and Marlon Palmer – hit the stage for an evening of hilarious stand-up performances. Featuring music by DJ Lissa Monet.

Kuumba Film Series: Black Identity - Home Again

8:00pm

Film

A searing, fast-paced drama. A Q&A with with director Sudz Sutherland will follow the screening.

Kuumba Film Series: Black Identity - Invisible City

10:30pm –12:00am

Film

A moving story of two boys from Regent Park crossing into adulthood.

Adinkra Print-Making

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Family

Learning

Create paper prints inspired by West African adinkra textiles with symbols that express your unique legacy.

Kuumba Silhouette and Self-Portraits

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Family

Learning

Kids learn how symbols represent specific messages during this hands-on drawing and collage activity.

Kuumba Family Postcards: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement in Canada

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Family

Learning

Celebrate the brave Canadian men, women and children who fought for their civil rights and for the rights of those who followed by writing postcards to the past.

Patty Fest

12:00pm –10:00pm

Family

Food

Shopping

Come out and taste a variety of patties from across the world. In partnership with The Art of Catering.

Kuumba Marketplace

12:00pm –10:00pm

Family

Shopping

Come down to the Kuumba Marketplace to shop from the best designers in the city. Featuring a variety of products for all ages to enjoy.

Storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Family

We invite you to learn about Miss Lou as you listen to our wonderful volunteer storytellers share stories from around the world.

Where you are:   Home / What's ON / Winter 13/14 / Seasonal Festivals
SEARCH THE SITE
Box Office eNewsletter Donate Marine Venues Visitor Info Volunteer

Harbourfront Centre is a registered Canadian charity and we rely on the generosity of people like you to help us deliver the incredible programming we offer throughout the year.

Charitable Registration Number: 10746 6575 RR0003