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Summer 2013 by the Numbers
This past summer our site boasted 3,170 campers, 965 artists, 566 Lakeview Market & World Café Vendors, 80 chefs, 46 Street Stage performers, nine Free Flicks, three new public venues, one incredible fireworks display and – most importantly – YOU!
Thanks to all of you that made this year's festival lineup a part of your summer. From dance performances to Dancing on the Pier, Donut Holdups to Taco Takedowns, HarbourKIDS to Hot & Spicy and so much more, we certainly hosted the world in one place.
Bookmark this page as we'll be updating it with Summer 2014 information early next year. In the meantime, get yourself bundled up for what's promising to be our most invigorating winter season yet!
The World in One Place
From May to October, we're offering a world of inspiration, including festivals from across the globe, outdoor dancing, films under the stars, concerts in a garden setting, the city's best summer camps, Toronto's tastiest menu and, of course, our gorgeous view.
We can't wait to enjoy another fantastic summer – with you!
Classical and traditional concerts in a magical setting. Presented by TD Bank Group.
The waterfront sizzles with the best live bands, social dance clubs and instructors. FREE!
Your favourite films – lakeside and under the stars.
The hottest DJs – with a side of your favourite fried gourmet cuisine. On the Redpath Stage. FREE!
Offering the best cuisine from around the world.
Featuring fab finds from all corners of the globe!
Toronto's most entertaining street performers animate the site!
Enjoy a relaxing paddle with the family!
Photo gallery, food concessions, recreational activities and more!
This Victoria Day weekend, daredevils, acrobats, buskers and more take over our site. Co-produced by Zero Gravity Circus.
Join us for family-friendly programming and access to TALL SHIPS® along Toronto's waterfront at the Redpath Waterfront Festival. Plus, the grand opening of Ontario Square!
A multidisciplinary, culturally diverse, innovative and fun extravaganza in celebration of Canada's birthday with fireworks!
Now in its ninth edition, this festival showcases the cultural tapestry and vibrancy of today's diverse Latin American communities.
An innovative music-based festival that pushes envelopes and challenges your perceptions about live music. Also featuring short-listed nominees for our SoundClash Music Award.
Through music, dance, theatre, cinema, literature, visual arts, food and crafts, Tirgan highlights the richness of the contemporary and traditional art and culture of Iran.
A global twist on classical brass music – from French horns and trumpet voluntaries to Indian wedding bands, brass bands and boat blasts!
One of our most popular festivals. Island Soul celebrates the rich artistic traditions, emerging art forms, innovative expressions and vibrant lifestyles of the Caribbean.
The best dishes, restaurants, music, dance and artists from East Asia to Southeast/South Asia. Come see what’s cooking in this influential continent.
One of the largest celebrations of Philippine heritage and culture in Canada. Enjoy colourful parades, traditional and contemporary entertainment, world-renowned fashion and authentic culinary delights.
Featuring tantalizing cooking demonstrations and musical performances by some of the top acts in Taiwan and much more. This year’s theme is “Children of the Ocean.”
Set your temperature soaring! A fiery palette of hot and spicy food, music, dance and the always-popular Iron Chef Competition.
Regarded as the largest event of its kind in North America, the annual Vegetarian Food Festival gives you an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a diverse cross-section of vegetarian cuisine.
Experience the cultural diversity of the 41 countries of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean with restaurants, chefs and national and regional cuisines, art, music and folklore of the Western Hemisphere.
Bring your whole family down to Harbourfront Centre and help us say goodbye to our summer season with one last outdoor festival.
New and exciting exhibitions in visual arts, photography, craft and architecture.
A first-time event for Harbourfront Centre. Enjoy exploring new tastes in food! Come and see what new, independent, local food producers have to offer. Buskers and other entertainment will be on-site.
The 19th annual NXNE festival brings some of the world's most exciting and buzz-worthy musicians to our stages.
Turn up the jazz! Toronto’s largest musical festival takes over the city for 10 days, uniting half a million fans at more than 60 locations – our site being one of them.
A one-day extravaganza of top Canadian calypso and soca singers, along with the U.K.’s 2012 Calypso Monarch, steelpan and traditional carnival mas' characters.
Weekly readings, interviews, round table discussions and special events continue throughout the summer.
Celebrate an explosion of films from the Caribbean diaspora with screenings and networking sessions.
Time for adventure! Over 55 fantastic summer camps including sports, arts, sailing, French language and overnight.
Free outdoor yoga classes for all ages and experience.
Free outdoor tai chi classes for all levels.
Come watch the most amazing feats of canine ability known to dogkind!