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Festivals & Series


DJ Skate Nights 2019/20

December 14, 2019 - February 8, 2020

Sharpen your skates and skills as Toronto’s number one outdoor winter party returns with another stellar lineup of DJs that will bring the heat to...

(Weekly Series)

The Festival of Cool: 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)

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...


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)

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.


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)

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