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May 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

In Conversation with Joel Thomas Hynes

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Joel Thomas Hynes, award-winning multidisciplinary artist, will sit with Richard Crouse, film and television critic and author, for an one-on-one conversation about his new book We’ll All Be Burnt In Our Beds Some Night. Do not miss the opportunity to see them both on the IFOA stage!

May 3, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Thursday, May 4, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Theatre Gargantua Presents Raging Dreams: into the visceral

Thursday, May 4, 2017
10:30am

Raging Dreams: into the visceral transports audiences into a dream-like world of haunting melodies and striking images created by a cast of airborne performers.

May 4–6,2017

Stroller Tour

Thursday, May 4, 2017
10:30am–11:30am

Stroller Tours are designed to ease concerns that parents, guardians and caregivers may have regarding crying babies or talkative children in the galleries.

May 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Theatre Gargantua Presents Raging Dreams: into the visceral

Thursday, May 4, 2017
1:30pm

Raging Dreams: into the visceral transports audiences into a dream-like world of haunting melodies and striking images created by a cast of airborne performers.

May 4–6,2017

Film: Hands of History (1994)

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00pm– 9:00pm

This program begins with a short film about Maria Hupfield, setting the context for her choice of Loretta Todd's film Hands of History (1994) as an homage to previous generations of First Nations women artists.

May 4, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Friday, May 5, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

The Belly Dance Blossom Festival

Friday, May 5, 2017
1:30pm–10:30pm

The Bellydance Blossom Festival features discussion, workshops and performances with international artists and scholars. The festival's objective is to create a space where the true soul of Bellydance can reveal itself through collaborative art and discussion.

May 5–7,2017

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company – An Iconic Journey: A Celebration of 35 Years

Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00pm

This award-winning company of dancers and musicians presents a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance performed with passion and elegance. Voted by NOW Magazine readers as Toronto’s Best Dance Company in 2015.

May 5–7,2017

Theatre Gargantua Presents Raging Dreams: into the visceral

Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00pm

Raging Dreams: into the visceral transports audiences into a dream-like world of haunting melodies and striking images created by a cast of airborne performers.

May 4–6,2017

The Belly Dance Blossom Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:00am–10:45pm

The Bellydance Blossom Festival features discussion, workshops and performances with international artists and scholars. The festival's objective is to create a space where the true soul of Bellydance can reveal itself through collaborative art and discussion.

May 5–7,2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Power Tour

Saturday, May 6, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Every Saturday, join a thirty-minute guided tour of The Power Plant’s current exhibitions and engage in a dialogue about art and ideas.

February 18 – May 13, 2017

Theatre Gargantua Presents Raging Dreams: into the visceral

Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00pm

Raging Dreams: into the visceral transports audiences into a dream-like world of haunting melodies and striking images created by a cast of airborne performers.

May 4–6,2017

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company – An Iconic Journey: A Celebration of 35 Years

Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00pm

This award-winning company of dancers and musicians presents a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance performed with passion and elegance. Voted by NOW Magazine readers as Toronto’s Best Dance Company in 2015.

May 5–7,2017

The Belly Dance Blossom Festival

Sunday, May 7, 2017
9:30am– 9:45pm

The Bellydance Blossom Festival features discussion, workshops and performances with international artists and scholars. The festival's objective is to create a space where the true soul of Bellydance can reveal itself through collaborative art and discussion.

May 5–7,2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Sunday, May 7, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Sunday Scene: Aline Morales

Sunday, May 7, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Musician Aline Morales will discuss Jonathas de Andrade’s exhibition On fishes, horses and man.

May 7, 2017

Power Kids: Family Heirlooms

Sunday, May 7, 2017
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Create a collaborative painted family heirloom, preserving a memory of togetherness for all time.

May 7, 2017

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company – An Iconic Journey: A Celebration of 35 Years

Sunday, May 7, 2017
3:00pm

This award-winning company of dancers and musicians presents a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco and Spanish dance performed with passion and elegance. Voted by NOW Magazine readers as Toronto’s Best Dance Company in 2015.

May 5–7,2017

Power Youth Spring Exhibition

Monday, May 8, 2017
6:00pm– 8:00pm

Join us in celebrating the artworks made during the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 sessions of Power Youth.

May 8, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

In Conversation with Kerry Clare and Rebecca Rosenblum

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Kerry Clare and Rebecca Rosenblum talk about love, loss and what it means to bear witness. Join them as they discuss the lives of women looking for the truth with Amy Jones. Sheniz Janmohamed will host.

May 10, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Art of Time Ensemble: Doghouse Roses

Thursday, May 11, 2017
8:00pm

Steve Earle’s brilliant storytelling is featured in this program of prose, poetry, and songs presented in new arrangements that honour and celebrate his music.

May 11–13,2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Friday, May 12, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

ILS: Jolene Rickard: Leveraging Indigenous Artistic Pulse Points

Friday, May 12, 2017
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Hear Jolene Rickard discuss Indigenous artistic pulse points in 2017.

May 12, 2017

Art of Time Ensemble: Doghouse Roses

Friday, May 12, 2017
8:00pm

Steve Earle’s brilliant storytelling is featured in this program of prose, poetry, and songs presented in new arrangements that honour and celebrate his music.

May 11–13,2017

Ballet Creole: Kambule

Friday, May 12, 2017
8:00pm

Kambule pays homage to African ancestors and forefathers, who marked the end of slavery by taking banned cultural expressions out of hiding and onto the streets. The Kambule is a powerful manifestation of culture, spirituality, beauty, royalty and pride

May 12–14,2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Power Tour

Saturday, May 13, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Every Saturday, join a thirty-minute guided tour of The Power Plant’s current exhibitions and engage in a dialogue about art and ideas.

February 18 – May 13, 2017

Art of Time Ensemble: Doghouse Roses

Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00pm

Steve Earle’s brilliant storytelling is featured in this program of prose, poetry, and songs presented in new arrangements that honour and celebrate his music.

May 11–13,2017

Ballet Creole: Kambule

Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00pm

Kambule pays homage to African ancestors and forefathers, who marked the end of slavery by taking banned cultural expressions out of hiding and onto the streets. The Kambule is a powerful manifestation of culture, spirituality, beauty, royalty and pride

May 12–14,2017

Winter 2017 Exhibition Season

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

Experience exhibitions by Jonathas de Andrade, Maria Hupfield and Kapwani Kiwanga, with the second iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Project by Latifa Echakhch still on view.

January 28 – May 14, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Ballet Creole: Kambule

Sunday, May 14, 2017
3:00pm

Kambule pays homage to African ancestors and forefathers, who marked the end of slavery by taking banned cultural expressions out of hiding and onto the streets. The Kambule is a powerful manifestation of culture, spirituality, beauty, royalty and pride

May 12–14,2017

Forest of Reading® and the Festival of Trees™ Day 1

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
10:00am– 2:00pm

Don't miss the first day of Canada's largest literary event for children, featuring the nominees for Forest of Reading®'s White Pine™, Red Maple™ Fiction, Red Maple™ Non-Fiction and Blue Spruce™ awards.

May 16, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Forest of Reading® and the Festival of Trees™ Day 2

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:00am– 2:00pm

Don't miss the second day of Canada's largest literary event for children, featuring the nominees for Forest of Reading®'s Silver Birch® Non-Fiction, Fiction and Express awards.

May 17, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Forest of Reading® and the Festival of Trees™ Day 3

Thursday, May 18, 2017
10:00am– 2:00pm

Don't miss the third day of Canada's largest literary event for children, featuring the nominees for Forest of Reading®'s French book awards.

May 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Femmes du Feu: Circus Sessions 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00pm

Now in its third year, Circus Sessions is a week-long creative laboratory where 12 national and international contemporary circus artists work together under the guidance of a mentor. Come witness two performances of new work created throughout this week.

May 19–20,2017

Teeny Tiny Tot Circus and Toddler Trike Hike

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

The Lakeside Terrace is set aside especially for the youngest circus artists, aged 0–3 years.

May 20–22,2017

HarbourKIDS Airbrush Tattoo Parlour

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Step into our HarbourKIDS: Circus Tattoo Parlour. Our guest airbrush tattoo artist will have many a circus design to choose from for very own unique temporary tattoo.

May 20–22,2017

Puppet Karaoke

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am–11:50am

Pick a song, pick a puppet and get ready to rock! This super cool chance to sing and dance to some of your favourite songs is also an interactive lesson on puppetry and performance with art educator and puppeteer Mister Jesse.

May 20–22,2017

Poi Spinning Practice

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Visit our tent and learn the art of twirling the poi and dancing.

May 20–22,2017

Pedal Power

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Scruffing, Hitchhiker, Dumptruck, Steamroller, Whiplash. What do these words have in common? They are all fancy flatland BMX tricks. We’ve brought four accomplished flatland cyclists to the festival to show off their moves.

May 20–22,2017

Fly

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Come fly with us! An impressive group of designers have created an interactive installation. Lay in a rigged hammock and hover above the clouds amidst light and sound while tracing your journey beneath you.

May 20–22,2017

Roaming Artists

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

While enjoying all the amazing shows, activities and circus atmosphere, keep an eye out for some charming roaming characters.

May 20–22,2017

Hula Hoop Practice

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Take a spin over to the hula hoop tent where our experts will teach you all the tricks using your waist, hands, jumping through the hoop and much more.

May 20–22,2017

Lego

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

To keep with our own traditions, we will be putting out our buckets of Lego and inviting you all to come and build to your hearts content.

May 20–22,2017

Nursing Room

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

A quiet place for nursing mothers to rest in a private space with their little one.

May 20–22,2017

Natrel Circus Challenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Kids are invited into the big tent to take the Circus Challenge with Marsha Kennington and our expert Circus Camp Staff. Go head over heels on trapeze, hoop and hammock, learn balancing skills on the tight wire, and try to make it all the way across the rope obstacle course.

May 20–22,2017

Becoming the Human Cannonball Art Station

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own super human cannonball costume to wear in case you shoot off to the sky! Led by Toronto visual artist, Aleks Bartosik.

May 20–22,2017

Propeller Hats

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own fabulous wind powered propeller hats with colour and movement.

May 20–22,2017

The Space Chums and Cirque-ability

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:30am–12:15pm

Come join the rock and roll Circus! The Space Chums are blasting down to HarbourKIDS: Circus with some extra special extraterrestrial stowaways in tow. Get ready to blow off some steam, singing and dancing with this pop-powered spectacular of interactive fun.

May 20–22,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Joe's Party

Saturday, May 20, 2017
12:10pm– 1:00pm

Magic Man Joe is hosting a party and you’re invited! No need to RSVP, just bring a friend and Joe will bring the fun.

May 20–22,2017

Magic with Mark Correia

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Comedy magician Mark Correia uses audience participation, mime, magic and mind-reading techniques to entertain and amaze. Anything goes in this magic show and every moment is a surprise, usually for Mark as well.

May 20–22,2017

The Philip & Lucinda Dino-Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:20pm– 2:10pm

Birdwatchers Philip and Lucinda discover a book filled with dubious dinosaur facts and a mystery at this acrobatic comedy and Jurassic adventure for the whole family.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:30pm– 2:20pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Circus of Industrious Fleas

Saturday, May 20, 2017
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Buster Canfield, the world’s greatest flea circus impresario, returns to Toronto to astound and amaze audiences of all ages with his menagerie of mite sized mini-marvels!

May 20–22,2017

Mr. Mess

Saturday, May 20, 2017
3:00pm– 3:50pm

Mr. Mess wants to do his show but nothing’s going to plan. Expect lots of uppity umbrellas, bursting balloons and strange suitcases in this charming performance.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017
4:00pm– 4:50pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Adventures of Hero Girl!

Saturday, May 20, 2017
4:10pm– 5:00pm

Tired of being just a sidekick and stuck at the back of the toy shelf, Hero Girl strikes out on her own to test the full range of her powers.

May 20–22,2017

Femmes du Feu: Circus Sessions 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017
8:00pm

Now in its third year, Circus Sessions is a week-long creative laboratory where 12 national and international contemporary circus artists work together under the guidance of a mentor. Come witness two performances of new work created throughout this week.

May 19–20,2017

HarbourKIDS Airbrush Tattoo Parlour

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Step into our HarbourKIDS: Circus Tattoo Parlour. Our guest airbrush tattoo artist will have many a circus design to choose from for very own unique temporary tattoo.

May 20–22,2017

Natrel Circus Challenge

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Kids are invited into the big tent to take the Circus Challenge with Marsha Kennington and our expert Circus Camp Staff. Go head over heels on trapeze, hoop and hammock, learn balancing skills on the tight wire, and try to make it all the way across the rope obstacle course.

May 20–22,2017

Roaming Artists

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

While enjoying all the amazing shows, activities and circus atmosphere, keep an eye out for some charming roaming characters.

May 20–22,2017

Lego

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

To keep with our own traditions, we will be putting out our buckets of Lego and inviting you all to come and build to your hearts content.

May 20–22,2017

Teeny Tiny Tot Circus and Toddler Trike Hike

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

The Lakeside Terrace is set aside especially for the youngest circus artists, aged 0–3 years.

May 20–22,2017

Hula Hoop Practice

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Take a spin over to the hula hoop tent where our experts will teach you all the tricks using your waist, hands, jumping through the hoop and much more.

May 20–22,2017

Nursing Room

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

A quiet place for nursing mothers to rest in a private space with their little one.

May 20–22,2017

Poi Spinning Practice

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Visit our tent and learn the art of twirling the poi and dancing.

May 20–22,2017

Fly

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Come fly with us! An impressive group of designers have created an interactive installation. Lay in a rigged hammock and hover above the clouds amidst light and sound while tracing your journey beneath you.

May 20–22,2017

Propeller Hats

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own fabulous wind powered propeller hats with colour and movement.

May 20–22,2017

Puppet Karaoke

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am–11:50am

Pick a song, pick a puppet and get ready to rock! This super cool chance to sing and dance to some of your favourite songs is also an interactive lesson on puppetry and performance with art educator and puppeteer Mister Jesse.

May 20–22,2017

Pedal Power

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Scruffing, Hitchhiker, Dumptruck, Steamroller, Whiplash. What do these words have in common? They are all fancy flatland BMX tricks. We’ve brought four accomplished flatland cyclists to the festival to show off their moves.

May 20–22,2017

Becoming the Human Cannonball Art Station

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own super human cannonball costume to wear in case you shoot off to the sky! Led by Toronto visual artist, Aleks Bartosik.

May 20–22,2017

The Space Chums and Cirque-ability

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:30am–12:15pm

Come join the rock and roll Circus! The Space Chums are blasting down to HarbourKIDS: Circus with some extra special extraterrestrial stowaways in tow. Get ready to blow off some steam, singing and dancing with this pop-powered spectacular of interactive fun.

May 20–22,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Joe's Party

Sunday, May 21, 2017
12:10pm– 1:00pm

Magic Man Joe is hosting a party and you’re invited! No need to RSVP, just bring a friend and Joe will bring the fun.

May 20–22,2017

Magic with Mark Correia

Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Comedy magician Mark Correia uses audience participation, mime, magic and mind-reading techniques to entertain and amaze. Anything goes in this magic show and every moment is a surprise, usually for Mark as well.

May 20–22,2017

The Philip & Lucinda Dino-Show

Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:20pm– 2:10pm

Birdwatchers Philip and Lucinda discover a book filled with dubious dinosaur facts and a mystery at this acrobatic comedy and Jurassic adventure for the whole family.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:30pm– 2:20pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Circus of Industrious Fleas

Sunday, May 21, 2017
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Buster Canfield, the world’s greatest flea circus impresario, returns to Toronto to astound and amaze audiences of all ages with his menagerie of mite sized mini-marvels!

May 20–22,2017

Mr. Mess

Sunday, May 21, 2017
3:00pm– 3:50pm

Mr. Mess wants to do his show but nothing’s going to plan. Expect lots of uppity umbrellas, bursting balloons and strange suitcases in this charming performance.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Sunday, May 21, 2017
4:00pm– 4:50pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Adventures of Hero Girl!

Sunday, May 21, 2017
4:10pm– 5:00pm

Tired of being just a sidekick and stuck at the back of the toy shelf, Hero Girl strikes out on her own to test the full range of her powers.

May 20–22,2017

Pedal Power

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Scruffing, Hitchhiker, Dumptruck, Steamroller, Whiplash. What do these words have in common? They are all fancy flatland BMX tricks. We’ve brought four accomplished flatland cyclists to the festival to show off their moves.

May 20–22,2017

Nursing Room

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

A quiet place for nursing mothers to rest in a private space with their little one.

May 20–22,2017

Natrel Circus Challenge

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Kids are invited into the big tent to take the Circus Challenge with Marsha Kennington and our expert Circus Camp Staff. Go head over heels on trapeze, hoop and hammock, learn balancing skills on the tight wire, and try to make it all the way across the rope obstacle course.

May 20–22,2017

Becoming the Human Cannonball Art Station

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own super human cannonball costume to wear in case you shoot off to the sky! Led by Toronto visual artist, Aleks Bartosik.

May 20–22,2017

Lego

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

To keep with our own traditions, we will be putting out our buckets of Lego and inviting you all to come and build to your hearts content.

May 20–22,2017

Teeny Tiny Tot Circus and Toddler Trike Hike

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

The Lakeside Terrace is set aside especially for the youngest circus artists, aged 0–3 years.

May 20–22,2017

Fly

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Come fly with us! An impressive group of designers have created an interactive installation. Lay in a rigged hammock and hover above the clouds amidst light and sound while tracing your journey beneath you.

May 20–22,2017

Puppet Karaoke

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am–11:50am

Pick a song, pick a puppet and get ready to rock! This super cool chance to sing and dance to some of your favourite songs is also an interactive lesson on puppetry and performance with art educator and puppeteer Mister Jesse.

May 20–22,2017

Propeller Hats

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Create your very own fabulous wind powered propeller hats with colour and movement.

May 20–22,2017

Roaming Artists

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

While enjoying all the amazing shows, activities and circus atmosphere, keep an eye out for some charming roaming characters.

May 20–22,2017

Hula Hoop Practice

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Take a spin over to the hula hoop tent where our experts will teach you all the tricks using your waist, hands, jumping through the hoop and much more.

May 20–22,2017

HarbourKIDS Airbrush Tattoo Parlour

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Step into our HarbourKIDS: Circus Tattoo Parlour. Our guest airbrush tattoo artist will have many a circus design to choose from for very own unique temporary tattoo.

May 20–22,2017

Poi Spinning Practice

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00am– 5:00pm

Visit our tent and learn the art of twirling the poi and dancing.

May 20–22,2017

The Space Chums and Cirque-ability

Monday, May 22, 2017
11:30am–12:15pm

Come join the rock and roll Circus! The Space Chums are blasting down to HarbourKIDS: Circus with some extra special extraterrestrial stowaways in tow. Get ready to blow off some steam, singing and dancing with this pop-powered spectacular of interactive fun.

May 20–22,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Joe's Party

Monday, May 22, 2017
12:10pm– 1:00pm

Magic Man Joe is hosting a party and you’re invited! No need to RSVP, just bring a friend and Joe will bring the fun.

May 20–22,2017

Magic with Mark Correia

Monday, May 22, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Comedy magician Mark Correia uses audience participation, mime, magic and mind-reading techniques to entertain and amaze. Anything goes in this magic show and every moment is a surprise, usually for Mark as well.

May 20–22,2017

The Philip & Lucinda Dino-Show

Monday, May 22, 2017
1:20pm– 2:10pm

Birdwatchers Philip and Lucinda discover a book filled with dubious dinosaur facts and a mystery at this acrobatic comedy and Jurassic adventure for the whole family.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Monday, May 22, 2017
1:30pm– 2:20pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Circus of Industrious Fleas

Monday, May 22, 2017
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Buster Canfield, the world’s greatest flea circus impresario, returns to Toronto to astound and amaze audiences of all ages with his menagerie of mite sized mini-marvels!

May 20–22,2017

Mr. Mess

Monday, May 22, 2017
3:00pm– 3:50pm

Mr. Mess wants to do his show but nothing’s going to plan. Expect lots of uppity umbrellas, bursting balloons and strange suitcases in this charming performance.

May 20–22,2017

Voyages in Circus Show

Monday, May 22, 2017
4:00pm– 4:50pm

Step right up! This steampunk extravaganza has something for the whole family. Witness acrobats on a flying bicycle, marvel at jugglers and take in some vaudeville comedy.

May 20–22,2017

The Adventures of Hero Girl!

Monday, May 22, 2017
4:10pm– 5:00pm

Tired of being just a sidekick and stuck at the back of the toy shelf, Hero Girl strikes out on her own to test the full range of her powers.

May 20–22,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Oistins Fish Fry

Friday, May 26, 2017
6:00pm–12:00am

Come experience Barbados’ traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

May 26–28,2017

DJ Niterider

Friday, May 26, 2017
6:00pm– 8:00pm

Come down to listen and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend!

May 26–28,2017

Comedy with Laff-It-Off and Rum & Koke

Friday, May 26, 2017
7:30pm–10:00pm

Join us as Laff-It-Off gives a satirical look at local and regional scenarios with a mix of written script, improvisation and a tradition of including significant "late-breaking" developments.

May 26–27,2017

The Mighty Grynner and 2 Mile Hill

Friday, May 26, 2017
8:00pm– 8:55pm

Come down and experience Barbados on the Water with The Mighty Grynner and 2 Mile Hill.

May 26, 2017

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre: Serious Games

Friday, May 26, 2017
8:00pm

Highlights of this CCDT offering include David Earle’s classic Serious Games and Deborah Lundmark’s Rain Horse, which features a live performance by harmonica maestro Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels trio.

May 26–27,2017

King Bubba, Nikita and Edwin Yearwood

Friday, May 26, 2017
9:00pm– 9:55pm

Come down and experience Barbados on the Water with special musical guests King Bubba, Nikita and Edwin Yearwood.

May 26, 2017

Lil' Rick and Rupee

Friday, May 26, 2017
10:25pm–10:55pm

Experience two major soca sensations as Lil' Rick and Rupee get the party started over two nights at Barbados on the Water!

May 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS: Family Crafts

Saturday, May 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty, making Crop Over masks and accessories!

May 27–28,2017

Food Demo: Chef Taymer Mason

Saturday, May 27, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Come and witness Chef Taymer's island inspired dishes, with a standout vegan flair!

May 27–28,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Saturday, May 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Earl La Pierre

Saturday, May 27, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Experience one of Toronto’s premier steel pan players.

May 27–28,2017

Oistins Fish Fry

Saturday, May 27, 2017
1:00pm–12:00am

Come experience Barbados’ traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

May 26–28,2017

DJ Niterider

Saturday, May 27, 2017
1:30pm– 2:00pm

Come down to listen and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend!

May 26–28,2017

The Gibbs Brothers

Saturday, May 27, 2017
2:00pm– 2:45pm

Don't miss this unique occasion to see the Gibbs Brothers reunited on stage!

May 27, 2017

Storytelling with Sheila Mitchell

Saturday, May 27, 2017
2:00pm– 2:30pm

Bring the family down to listen to stories from Sheila Mitchell.

May 27, 2017

DJ Puffy

Saturday, May 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Come party with Barbados' very own prodigy, DJ Puffy.

May 27, 2017

Live Painting by Dwayne Mayers

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00pm– 7:00pm

Dwayne Mayers is a multidimensional artist whose work includes landscapes, portraits, realism, architecture and abstract pieces.

May 27, 2017

Food Demo: Chef Creig Greenidge

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Experience the culinary flavours from one of Barbados' most famous chefs, Creig Greenidge!

May 27–28,2017

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00pm– 9:00pm

Come by and taste what Barbados Rum has to offer – served by Barbados' 2015 Bartender of the Year, Philip "Casanova" Antoine.

May 27–28,2017

Face Painting

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00pm– 8:00pm

Get closer to Barbadian culture and let the creative Happy Time Clowns transform you with their amazing face painting activities!

May 27–28,2017

Earl La Pierre

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Experience one of Toronto’s premier steel pan players.

May 27–28,2017

Eddie and Quincy Bullen

Saturday, May 27, 2017
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Experience the versatile musical talents of Eddie and Quincy Bullen, as father and son come together in music!

May 27, 2017

Storytelling with Roger Gibbs

Saturday, May 27, 2017
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Bring the family down to listen to stories by Roger Gibbs.

May 27, 2017

Nikita

Saturday, May 27, 2017
5:30pm– 6:00pm

A vision of Caribbean beauty, Nikita takes you on an escape to a world of soul, expression and richness with her signature fusion of R&B/soul and pop.

May 27, 2017

Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend

Saturday, May 27, 2017
6:00pm– 6:45pm

Don't miss two days of seamless fashion shows, showcasing and highlighting local fashion at its best as Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water!

May 27–28,2017

The Ryan Lewis Project

Saturday, May 27, 2017
6:00pm– 6:45pm

Don't miss prolific R&B/soul singer and songwriter Ryan Lewis at Barbados on the Water.

May 27, 2017

Comedy with Laff-It-Off and Rum & Koke

Saturday, May 27, 2017
6:30pm– 9:00pm

Join us as Laff-It-Off gives a satirical look at local and regional scenarios with a mix of written script, improvisation and a tradition of including significant "late-breaking" developments.

May 26–27,2017

Paradise on the Harbour: An Afternoon of Caribbean Cuisine and Soulful Rhythms

Saturday, May 27, 2017
6:30pm– 8:00pm

Join Chef and YouTube personality Chris De La Rosa, and renowned Barbadian Saxophonist Arturo Tappin at Harbourfront Centre for a culinary and musical experience!

May 27, 2017

DJ Niterider

Saturday, May 27, 2017
7:30pm– 8:00pm

Come down to listen and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend!

May 26–28,2017

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre: Serious Games

Saturday, May 27, 2017
8:00pm

Highlights of this CCDT offering include David Earle’s classic Serious Games and Deborah Lundmark’s Rain Horse, which features a live performance by harmonica maestro Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels trio.

May 26–27,2017

Susan Grogan, Peter Ram and Biggie Irie

Saturday, May 27, 2017
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Saturday has come so get ready to move to the Sounds of Susan G, Peter Ram and Biggie Irie!

May 27, 2017

Marvay and Red Plastic Bag

Saturday, May 27, 2017
9:05pm– 9:50pm

Saturday has come so get ready to move to the music!

May 27, 2017

Lil' Rick and Rupee

Saturday, May 27, 2017
9:25pm–10:25pm

Experience two major soca sensations as Lil' Rick and Rupee get the party started over two nights at Barbados on the Water!

May 26–27,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

DJ Niterider

Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:00pm–12:45pm

Come down to listen and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend!

May 26–28,2017

HarbourKIDS: Family Crafts

Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty, making Crop Over masks and accessories!

May 27–28,2017

Sonia Collymore

Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Juno Award-winning artist Sonia Collymore lays her strong calypso, jazz and R&B vocals over a steady reggae beat. Her unique sound and bold, interactive style is known for getting the audience moving.

May 28, 2017

Food Demo: Chef Taymer Mason

Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Come and witness Chef Taymer's island inspired dishes, with a standout vegan flair!

May 27–28,2017

Face Painting

Sunday, May 28, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Get closer to Barbadian culture and let the creative Happy Time Clowns transform you with their amazing face painting activities!

May 27–28,2017

Oistins Fish Fry

Sunday, May 28, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Come experience Barbados’ traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

May 26–28,2017

Pasquin

Sunday, May 28, 2017
1:15pm– 2:00pm

Join Gospel sensation Pasquin as he shares his R&B influenced love songs with everyone.

May 28, 2017

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Come by and taste what Barbados Rum has to offer – served by Barbados' 2015 Bartender of the Year, Philip "Casanova" Antoine.

May 27–28,2017

Film: Barrow: Freedom Fighter and Q&A

Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:00pm– 4:00pm

A man relentlessly preaches a gospel of economic self-reliance and self-respect to the people of his native Barbados and beyond.

May 28, 2017

Earl La Pierre

Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Experience one of Toronto’s premier steel pan players.

May 27–28,2017

Food Demo: Chef Creig Greenidge

Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Experience the culinary flavours from one of Barbados' most famous chefs, Creig Greenidge!

May 27–28,2017

Kellie Cadogan

Sunday, May 28, 2017
3:30pm– 4:15pm

Barbados' rising star Kellie Cadogan enchants the Stage in the Round for a show no one should miss!

May 28, 2017

Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend

Sunday, May 28, 2017
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Don't miss two days of seamless fashion shows, showcasing and highlighting local fashion at its best as Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water!

May 27–28,2017

DJ Niterider

Sunday, May 28, 2017
4:45pm– 5:30pm

Come down to listen and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend!

May 26–28,2017

Food Demo: Kreative Karving with Marlon Waterman

Sunday, May 28, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Come and witness the making of a Kreative Karving masterpiece with Marlon Waterman.

May 28, 2017

Arturo Tappin Band

Sunday, May 28, 2017
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Don't miss the smoothest, saxiest horn man the Caribbean has to offer. Arturo Tappin's dynamic and spirited live performances have won him fans all over the world.

May 28, 2017

Grand Finale

Sunday, May 28, 2017
6:30pm– 7:00pm

Join Arturo Tappin Band along with special guests as we close Barbados on the Water on a musical note! Musical guests include: Lil' Rick, Biggie Irie, Marvay, Peter Ram, Red Plastic Bag and The Mighty Grynner.

May 28, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Spring 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our spring exhibitions take us across this vast country through the photographic lens of three artists. Featuring work by Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Joanne Ratajczak and Morris Lum.

January 21 – June 18, 2017

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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