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A bold and innovative force in Canada’s cultural scene, we bring together brilliant new artists and art forms from around the world for a year-round roster of new and fan-favourite festivals and series.

No matter the season, our diverse and dynamic programming offers an eclectic experience of sights, sounds and flavours on Toronto’s scenic waterfront.

Current Festivals

Toronto Biennial of Art 2019

September 21 – December 1, 2019

The inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art is an international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself.

(Exhibitions)

The Borderless Citizen Project

November 18–20, 2019

The Borderless Citizen Project will explore human migration through the lens of the intersection of culture, leadership and public policy, and seek new solutions to...

(Symposium)

Upcoming Festivals

Art of Time Ensemble 2019/20

December 5, 2019 – May 9, 2020

Art of Time Ensemble's new Concert Series is an eclectic collection featuring music by The Beatles, Erich Korngold, Tom Waits, Maurice Ravel and more!

(Performance Series)

Festival of Cool: The Arctic

December 10–15, 2019

The second edition of the Festival of Cool sheds light on the Arctic with an exploration of Indigenous languages in the Arctic Circle.

(Weekend Festivals)

DJ Skate Nights 2019/20

December 14, 2019 – February 15, 2020

Sharpen your skates and skills as the city's number one outdoor winter party returns on Saturday nights!

(Weekly Series)

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