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Festivals & Series


Festival of Cool 2021

January 15 - February 7, 2021

This year’s edition of the Festival of Cool looks a bit closer to home and showcases artists from Northern Ontario.

(Seasonal Festivals)

Material Sampling: A Making + Thinking Symposium

November 14-21, 2020

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Craft Ontario, delivers a symposium that brings together craft and design professionals to explore and...


Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos

November 1- 8, 2020

Toronto’s longest-running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important traditions returns to Harbourfront Centre for an eclectic, all-digital 17th...

(Seasonal Festivals)

41st Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 22 - November 1, 2020

Bringing a New World into Focus: 200 virtual events and activities with conversation, readings, performances, podcasts & more. Start planning your...

(Literary Festival)

Summer Music in the Garden at Home

July 5-23, 2020

This summer, we’re bringing the joy, spirit and community of Summer Music in the Garden to your homes!

(Performance Series)

Virtually JUNIOR

May 16-18, 2020

Join us this Victoria Day weekend for exciting new ways to enjoy some of JUNIOR’s talented artists – virtually!

(Children's Festivals)

Kuumba 2020

February 1 - March 1, 2020

Celebrate Kuumba25 as we examine the past through cultural expression, ritual and memorabilia.

(Performance 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)

Art of Time Ensemble 2019/20

December 5, 2019 - May 9, 2020

Art of Time Ensemble presents an eclectic collection featuring music by The Beatles, Erich Korngold, Tom Waits, Maurice Ravel and more!

(Performance Series)

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)

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