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Harbourfront Centre’s daring festival, BRAVE, returns for another spin on what it means to lead a meaningful, multi-faceted life. This year’s iteration of the festival zooms in on “Secret Lives, Second Chances.”

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Raye Zaragoza

8:00pm – 9:00pm

A self-described “songstress on a mission,” Raye Zaragoza is an award-winning singer-songwriter who carries an acoustic guitar and a message

Music

BUIKA

9:30pm –11:00pm

Hailed as one of the 50 greatest voices in the world! Don't miss Buika, for one-night only.

Music

Imprint

Accessible onsite 24/7

Originally designed for the King Street Pilot Project in 2018, Imprint makes its debut at Harbourfront Centre. Play around, hide, and create new shapes!

Family

Visual Arts

Museum of Broken Relationships

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Visual Arts

Repair Café

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Toss it away? No way! This volunteer-run collective will teach you to repair your broken items – and see them in a new light.

Craft & Design

Family

Learning

Fashion Machine

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Are you BRAVE enough to walk the runway after a group of children designers reassemble your clothes?

Music

Lakeview Market

12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Beny Esguerra and New Tradition

4:00pm – 5:00pm

A prominent face in Toronto’s Latin music scene, Ruben "Beny" Esguerra is not just a JUNO Award nominee, but also a poet, educator and activist.

Music

Rwanda's Second Act: Jean-Paul Samputu

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Activist and singer-songwriter Jean-Paul Samputu re-examines the land of 1000 hills, 25 years after the Rwandan genocide.

Music

Imprint

Accessible onsite 24/7

Originally designed for the King Street Pilot Project in 2018, Imprint makes its debut at Harbourfront Centre. Play around, hide, and create new shapes!

Family

Visual Arts

Second Chance Romance

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Excerpts from the entries of our Second Chance Romance writing contest are read aloud by special guests, and the award winners are announced.

Literary Arts

Imprint

Accessible onsite 24/7

Originally designed for the King Street Pilot Project in 2018, Imprint makes its debut at Harbourfront Centre. Play around, hide, and create new shapes!

Family

Visual Arts

Museum of Broken Relationships

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Visual Arts

The Cold Record

8:00pm – 9:00pm

A 12 year old boy tries to set the record for the most days leaving school sick – and the audience promises never to speak about what they witness.

Music

Theatre

In conversation with Reginald Dwayne Betts

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Who said nobody deserves a second chance?” Reginald Dwayne Betts spent eight years in prison, and went on to become a published author and Yale Law School graduate.

Lectures

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