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Festivals & Series


Day of the Dead 2019

November 9-10, 2019

A family-oriented exploration of the ancient and contemporary traditions of Mexico’s oldest cultural celebration of life, heritage and family...

(Weekend Festivals)

40th Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 24 - November 3, 2019

Join us in celebrating the 40th Anniversary Edition of Canada’s largest and longest-running festival of words and ideas.

(Literary Festival)

The Word On The Street

September 22, 2019

The Word On The Street, Canada’s largest outdoor book and magazine festival, returns to Harbourfront Centre to celebrate its 30th anniversary!

(Weekend Festivals)

Veg Food Fest 2019

September 6- 8, 2019

Attended by 40,000 visitors each fall, Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg!

(Weekend Festivals)

Labour Day Weekend Festival 2019

August 30 - September 2, 2019

Big Voices, Big Stages: Wrap up the summer with an eclectic array of musicians who bring down the house with their larger than life sounds.

(Weekend Festivals)

TAIWANfest 2019

August 23-25, 2019

TAIWANfest continues its “Dialogue with Asia” series this year with Riding the Waves with Vietnam.

(Weekend Festivals)

Barbados on the Water 2019

August 16-18, 2019

The largest cultural celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food, and more!

(Weekend Festivals)

Habari Africa 2019

August 9-11, 2019

Habari Africa displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa.

(Weekend Festivals)

Island Soul 2019

August 2- 5, 2019

Harbourfront Centre brings the rich legacy of Caribbean music to Toronto’s waterfront with our four-day weekend festival.

(Weekend Festivals)

Tirgan Festival 2019

July 25-28, 2019

Tirgan Biennial returns to showcase the richness and diversity of one of the world’s oldest cultures.

(Weekend Festivals)

BRAVE 2019

July 11-21, 2019

BRAVE returns for another spin, zooming in this year on “Secret Lives, Second Chances.”

(Weekend Festivals)

Dancing on the Pier 2019

July 4 - August 29, 2019

Learn to dance on Toronto's waterfront to the rhythmic beats and swinging sounds of live bands! Free every Thursday!

(Weekly Series)

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