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August 2019

Harbourfront Centre strictly adheres to Ontario Public Health guidelines, ensuring a safe return for our audiences and artists.

Love Boats

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Thursday, August 1, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Thursday, August 1, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

“New and Special Ways”

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00pm

The New Zealand String Quartet performs music by Haydn, Janacek, and Puccini. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Dancing on the Pier: Music of the Fania All-Stars

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

Learn how to salsa and join us for a night of open-air dancing as we celebrate the music of the legendary Fania All Stars. Formed in 1968, the group showcases the artists of Fania Records, the leading salsa music record label of the time.

Love Boats

Friday, August 2, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Friday, August 2, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 2, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Island Soul 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

Tun up for some of that island soul and celebrate Caribbean culture through music.

Lakeview Market and Food Lab

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Black Reaction

Friday, August 2, 2019
7:00pm – 8:00pm

The award-winning soundcrew from Toronto performs live on the Stage in the Round.

AIRMOVES Silent Disco: Island Soul Edition

Friday, August 2, 2019
7:30pm –10:30pm

Don’t enjoy the loud music of a night club? Put on a pair of wireless headphones and dance the night away in a relaxed outdoor setting.

Island Soul Comedy Night with Trixx and Friends

Friday, August 2, 2019
8:00pm

Island Soul invites top Comedians to hit the stage for an evening of hilarious stand-up performances. Featuring Trixx, Eva Evans, Haitian V and Jean Paul.

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Friday, August 2, 2019
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Chelsea Stewart

Friday, August 2, 2019
8:00pm – 8:30pm

Don’t miss Canada’s rising Reggae star, Juno-nominated Chelsea Stewart.

Black Reaction

Friday, August 2, 2019
9:00pm – 9:30pm

The award-winning soundcrew from Toronto performs live on the Stage in the Round.

Afro B and Nailah Blackman

Friday, August 2, 2019
9:30pm –11:00pm

DJ Power and rising stars Afro B and Nailah Blackman hit the stage with a dance mix of African pop, soca and dancehall.

Late Nite with Nailah Blackman and J Niice

Friday, August 2, 2019
11:00pm – 3:00am

The party continues straight from the Concert Stage and right into the morning with Nailah Blackman, DJ Power and J Niice. 19+ event.

Calypso Dreams

Friday, August 2, 2019
11:00pm –12:30am

Calypso Dreams is an intimate portrait of some of the true calypsonians in Trinidad & Tobago, in performance and in conversation.

Love Boats

Saturday, August 3, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Saturday, August 3, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Island Soul 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

Tun up for some of that island soul and celebrate Caribbean culture through music.

Lakeview Market and Food Lab

Saturday, August 3, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Family Carnival Crafts

Saturday, August 3, 2019
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

The Recipee Band

Saturday, August 3, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

With their roots in the origins of Rock, Soul, Funk, Country, Jazz, Reggae and Blues, The Recipee Band is ready to make their mark on the recording industry.

AIRMOVES Silent Disco: Island Soul Edition

Saturday, August 3, 2019
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Don’t enjoy the loud music of a night club? Put on a pair of wireless headphones and dance the night away in a relaxed outdoor setting.

Afiwi Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 3, 2019
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Come and dance with the award-winning Afiwi Groove School and feel uplifted with positive self-esteem and connect to the rich culture of African Diaspora.

Calypso at Dirty Jim's

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm

This film provides an opportunity to recapture the legendary singers and the sound of classic calypso in all of its splendor at Dirty Jim’s

The Recipee Band

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7:00pm – 8:00pm

With their roots in the origins of Rock, Soul, Funk, Country, Jazz, Reggae and Blues, The Recipee Band is ready to make their mark on the recording industry.

Nature Ellis

Saturday, August 3, 2019
8:00pm – 9:00pm

International reggae artist Nature Ellis is among the top five best performers out of Jamaica, and joins us for one night only!

Pan Fantasy Steelband

Saturday, August 3, 2019
8:00pm – 9:00pm

You won’t want to miss this high-energy, award-winning youth ensemble as they inspire you to move to the sounds of Calypso, Soca, Raggae, Latin, R&B and more.

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9:00pm –10:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Etana

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9:30pm –11:00pm

Grammy nominee Etana brings her unmatched musical style to our Concert Stage this summer.

Island Soul Late Nite

Saturday, August 3, 2019
11:00pm – 3:00am

Tun up at the city's hottest reggae-fusion after-party with the only Willy Chin! 19+ event.

Love Boats

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, August 4, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Island Soul 2019

Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

Tun up for some of that island soul and celebrate Caribbean culture through music.

Family Carnival Crafts

Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

Lakeview Market and Food Lab

Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

The Arsenals

Sunday, August 4, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The Arsenals play the history of Jamaican music, from authentic Studio One Ska and rocksteady to classic reggae.

The Recipee Band

Sunday, August 4, 2019
3:00pm – 4:00pm

With their roots in the origins of Rock, Soul, Funk, Country, Jazz, Reggae and Blues, The Recipee Band is ready to make their mark on the recording industry.

Island Soul Daytime Lime Presented by Gumbo

Sunday, August 4, 2019
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Don’t miss the multidimensional party with Gumbo, where Afrobeats and Soca intersect with Dancehall, overlap with Samba, Baile funk and Afro-house and mix in a dash of hip-hop and R&B.

Pan Fantasy Steelband

Sunday, August 4, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

You won’t want to miss this high-energy, award-winning youth ensemble as they inspire you to move to the sounds of Calypso, Soca, Raggae, Latin, R&B and more.

AIRMOVES Silent Disco: Island Soul Edition

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Don’t enjoy the loud music of a night club? Put on a pair of wireless headphones and dance the night away in a relaxed outdoor setting.

Afiwi Dance Workshop

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Come and dance with the award-winning Afiwi Groove School and feel uplifted with positive self-esteem and connect to the rich culture of African Diaspora.

Calypso Dreams

Sunday, August 4, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Calypso Dreams is an intimate portrait of some of the true calypsonians in Trinidad & Tobago, in performance and in conversation.

The Recipee Band

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00pm – 8:00pm

With their roots in the origins of Rock, Soul, Funk, Country, Jazz, Reggae and Blues, The Recipee Band is ready to make their mark on the recording industry.

Johnny Osbourne

Sunday, August 4, 2019
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Don’t miss the “Godfather of Dancehall” Johnny Osbourne, one of the most popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall singers of all time.

Calypso at Dirty Jim's

Sunday, August 4, 2019
9:00pm –10:30pm

This film provides an opportunity to recapture the legendary singers and the sound of classic calypso in all of its splendor at Dirty Jim’s

Jay Douglas

Sunday, August 4, 2019
9:30pm –11:00pm

With fancy footwork and incredible on-stage charisma, Jay Douglas returns to Harbourfront Centre.

Love Boats

Monday, August 5, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Monday, August 5, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Island Soul 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Tun up for some of that island soul and celebrate Caribbean culture through music.

Family Carnival Crafts

Monday, August 5, 2019
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Families come join visual artist Karen Bell-Higgins in making carnival masks and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces in the Kids Tent.

Lakeview Market and Food Lab

Monday, August 5, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Pan Fantasy Steelband

Monday, August 5, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

You won’t want to miss this high-energy, award-winning youth ensemble as they inspire you to move to the sounds of Calypso, Soca, Raggae, Latin, R&B and more.

Calypso Stars

Monday, August 5, 2019
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us for Calypso Stars, the annual collaboration concert between Harbourfront Centre and the Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes.

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle

Monday, August 5, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Come and experience the journey of Calypso Rose, a militant and authentic woman and the uncontested diva of Calypso music.

Love Boats

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Love Boats

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Love Boats

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Thursday, August 8, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Thursday, August 8, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

From Greece to Granada

Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00pm

Songs by Theodorakis, Federico García Lorca, and Manuel de Falla, performed by Maria Soulis (mezzo-soprano), William Beauvais (guitar, and Tanya Charles Iveniuk (violin). Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Dancing on the Pier: The 20's, 30's and 40's

Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

Learn to swing dance with Shonesee Devereux and dance the night away to music from the 20s, 30s and 40s played by the Toronto All-Star Big Band.

Love Boats

Friday, August 9, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Friday, August 9, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 9, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Lakeview Market

Friday, August 9, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Kaabi Kouyaté

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:15pm – 8:00pm

Kabiné (Kaabi) Kouyaté continues the tradition, inspired by his late father, of tying the past to the present while thrilling audiences around the world with his charismatic performances.

The Maghreb Project

Friday, August 9, 2019
8:00pm

The Maghreb project brings the desert sounds of the Sahara region of North Africa to life and crosses cultural borders.

Arabesque Dance Canada & Arabesque Earthshakers

Friday, August 9, 2019
9:15pm – 9:45pm

Founded by Yasmina Ramzy, Arabesque Canada has its artistic roots in Egyptian and Syrian culture and lineage.

Zahara

Friday, August 9, 2019
9:45pm –11:00pm

Zahara, birth name Bulelwa Mkutukana, creates original music that blends several musical genres including neo-soul, Afro-pop sounds, traditional Xhosa rhythms, gospel, reggae and blues.

Love Boats

Saturday, August 10, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Saturday, August 10, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Lakeview Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Mohamed Diaby & Manding Foli Kan Don

Saturday, August 10, 2019
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Mohamed Diaby brings over 23 year’s experience in multi-disciplines of Guinea’s musical instruments, dance styles and traditions to the stage.

Siraba Drum Workshop with Amadou Kienou

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Join Master drummer and griot Amadou Kienou at the Siraba ("the meeting place on the road") as he shares the universal language of the drum. Djembes will be available for participants.

Kalimba Orchestra with Njacko Backo

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

In this interactive fun children's workshop, Njacko Backo invites you to join the Kalimba Orchestra – play and create your own sounds!

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 10, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing forest spirit, using specially designed kid-sized training stilts.

Sangele Headwrap Workshop with Sani Abu

Saturday, August 10, 2019
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Learn the creative art and cultural traditions of "SANGELE", traditional African head-wraps in this interactive workshop led by Sani Abu Mohammed of ijovudu Dance Company. OGE-SISE!

Brian Litvin & Jabulani

Saturday, August 10, 2019
3:30pm – 4:15pm

Based in Toronto, Brian Litvin brings his homegrown blend of Zulu folk music, township jive and Cape Town jazz to audiences across Canada. He has performed as a solo artist and together with his band Jabulani.

aKasha

Saturday, August 10, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Writer/director Hajooj Kuka takes a self-assured step towards fictional storytelling in this comedy pivoting on an unlikely love triangle between a boy, a girl and an AK-47 in rebel-held areas of Sudan.

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Saturday, August 10, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone.

DJ Moussa & ZahraMoves

Saturday, August 10, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

ZahraMoves perform traditional West African dance as DJ Moussa delivers an intoxicating mix of music.

Afro Fusion Dance with Percy Anane-Dwumfour

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00pm – 6:45pm

Afro Fusion is the fusion of African dance genres such as hip hop, house, and jazz. It's a fun workshop that uses Soulful House, Afro House and Hip Hop music to get a killer workout and all out body moving experience.

Elvis Bokosha

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Elvis Bokosha is a passionate singer, guitarist and songwriter from Zimbabwe. His music styles include Afro-jazz and reggae.He has released a number of albums with popular artists, and his latest release is titled Shanda.

I Am Not A Witch

Saturday, August 10, 2019
7:30pm – 9:00pm

A fictional tale of a nine-year-old girl in Zambia, accused of witchcraft and given a stark choice: to accept her supernatural branding and live a tethered life as a sorceress, or cut her ties with local tradition and be transformed into a goat.

Adam Solomon

Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Born in Kenya, this Juno award winner is a masterful guitarist and composer with a unique sound that combines African blues, jazz and popular music spiced with traditional coastal East African rhythms.

Rama Club Dance

Saturday, August 10, 2019
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Rama Club, a non-profit organization focused on promoting Burundian culture through arts and social activities in the GTA, presents the traditional dance, Ikirundi.

Olivier Tshimanga

Saturday, August 10, 2019
9:30pm –11:00pm

Guitarist, singer and songwriter Olivier Tshimanga, considered one of the greatest Congolese guitarists of the 21st century, makes his Toronto debut.

Love Boats

Sunday, August 11, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, August 11, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Lakeview Market

Sunday, August 11, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 11, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing forest spirit, using specially designed kid-sized training stilts.

IZimba Arts

Sunday, August 11, 2019
1:30pm – 2:00pm

IZimba Arts is a collective of African performing artists who pursue art as an instrument for community engagement. The group specializes in performances and workshops that include high-energy traditional and urban dances from Southern Africa

Kalimba Orchestra with Njacko Backo

Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm

In this interactive fun children's workshop, Njacko Backo invites you to join the Kalimba Orchestra – play and create your own sounds!

Yasmina Ramzy Dance Workshop

Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:00pm – 2:45pm

Yasmina Ramzy is a prolific choreographer and internationally recognized master teacher. Her work is best known for its originality, elaborate staging and full range of emotional expression.

Fig Tree

Sunday, August 11, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Ruth Mathiang

Sunday, August 11, 2019
3:15pm – 4:00pm

Ruth Mathiang has quickly become one of the rising stars of African music in Toronto. Her elegant melodic sound has been described as “a mixture of traditional African music with hip hop, afro beat, jazz and reggae-inspired.”

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Sunday, August 11, 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone.

Indian Ocean Roots Dance Workshop

Sunday, August 11, 2019
3:45pm – 4:30pm

Indian Ocean Roots is a group of women hailing from islands of the Indian Ocean who got together to represent their region of Africa, including Mauritius, Reunion Island, Madagascar.

Raags of Love and Devotion

Sunday, August 11, 2019
4:00pm

Ramneek Singh (voice), Ravi Naimpally (tabla), and Hardeep Chana (harmonium) weave mesmerizing improvisations on Hindustani classical raags. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Benkadi

Sunday, August 11, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Benkadi presents an authentic experience of West African traditions.

West African Dance Workshop with Mabinty Sylla & Mohamed Diaby

Sunday, August 11, 2019
5:15pm – 6:00pm

Join professional dancer, choreographer and instructor, Mabinty Sylla, and master drummer Mohamed Diaby in a fun and challenging workshop on West African dance, for people of all experiences and skill levels!

Sadakah

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join the ijo vudu Dance International parade to the centre of Habari Africa. Everybody is welcome to join, drum, dance, clap and sing along!

Love Boats

Monday, August 12, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Monday, August 12, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Monday, August 12, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Love Boats

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Love Boats

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Love Boats

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Thursday, August 15, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Thursday, August 15, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Voices from Eastern Europe

Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00pm

The all-female quartet Blisk brings ancient vocal and dance traditions of Eastern European into the modern world. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Dancing on the Pier: Latin Fusion

Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

Dance the night away to music from Latin Fusion band La República as Martin Samuels and Briia Comilang teach you how to salsa, bachata and cha-cha.

Love Boats

Friday, August 16, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Friday, August 16, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

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

DJ Niterider

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Punch Up: Barbados Edition presented by Rum Royale

Friday, August 16, 2019
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Celebrate National Rum Day with a battle for the best rum punch. Sample & vote!

Laff-It-Off

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm –10:00pm

Celebrate the 34th Season of Laff-it-Off with the 2019 production Catspraddled.

DJ Puffy

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm – 8:45pm

Don’t miss DJ Puffy, the Barbadian DJ who shook the world with an energy as vibrant and infectious as the Caribbean hits that spin from his Technics 1200s.

Friday Night Concert by the Water

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm –11:00pm

A night of Caribbean music kicks off the Barbabos on the Water Festival concert stage with DJ Puffy and more!

Oistins Fish Fry

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:30pm –11:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Susan Grogan

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:50pm – 9:00pm

Lead vocalist and band leader of Neu Jenerashun, Susan Grogan leads one of the top Caribbean dance music bands in Canada.

Lil’ Rick

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:05pm –10:25pm

It's been over ten years since Lil' Rick blasted onto the Barbadian soca scene with mega hits Hard Wine and Bumper Inspector, and in that time he has become one of the most popular soca entertainers from the Caribbean.

Red Plastic Bag

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:30pm –11:00pm

Winner of the Barbadian Calypso Monarch Competition a record 10 times, don’t miss Stedson Wiltshire, one of the most popular performers throughout the Caribbean.

Love Boats

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

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

Oistins Fish Fry

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

Harmony Choir

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:15pm – 2:25pm

Don’t miss The Harmony Children’s Choir, an important part of the Niagara Community and a popular program that trains children to feel the power of being part of a group of singers.

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:50pm – 3:50pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

The Gibbs Brothers

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:00pm – 4:25pm

Join Robin Gibbs as he hits the stage with his unique guitar style on Saturday afternoon.

Chef Chantel Selman

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chantel Selman, Iridologist and Herbalist as she re-introduces the power of the plant-based cuisine movement.

ZigE Walcott

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:30pm – 4:50pm

Enjoy a night of Calypso, traditional jazz and classic R&B with tenor pannist ZigE Walcott.

The John Roett Project featuring Leigh Phillips

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:00pm – 5:25pm

Leigh Phillips pairs up with the legendary John Roett as she blends neo-soul and Caribbean rhythm that is sure to make you stop and listen.

Riddim Tribe

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:30pm – 5:40pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:45pm – 7:00pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Barbados Fashion Weekend

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Come and view local fashion at its best as the Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water.

Culinary Demos: Javon Cummins

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Experience the culinary art of award-winning chef Javon Cummins, Executive Chef at Treasure Beach Hotel in Barbados.

Laff-It-Off

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Celebrate the 34th Season of Laff-it-Off with the 2019 production Catspraddled.

Riddim Tribe

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:05pm – 7:25pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

DJ Puffy

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:30pm – 8:15pm

Don’t miss DJ Puffy, the Barbadian DJ who shook the world with an energy as vibrant and infectious as the Caribbean hits that spin from his Technics 1200s.

Saturday Night Concert by the Water

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:30pm –11:00pm

Join us Saturday night for more music on our concert stage featuring DJ Puffy, Biggie Irie, King Bubba, Lil' Rick and more.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00pm –10:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Hypasounds

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:10pm –10:25pm

Don’t miss hypasounds, one of the most popular disc-jockey, soca artist, songwriter, and producer in Barbados.

Lil’ Rick

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:30pm –11:00pm

It's been over ten years since Lil' Rick blasted onto the Barbadian soca scene with mega hits Hard Wine and Bumper Inspector, and in that time he has become one of the most popular soca entertainers from the Caribbean.

Love Boats

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Accessible 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Oistins Fish Fry

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Museum of Broken Relationships

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

DJ Niterider

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Paula Hinds

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:30pm – 2:00pm

As one of Barbados’ top vocalists, Paula Hinds energy and captivating smile will engage every vibe of your being.

Chef Chantel Selman

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Join Chantel Selman, Iridologist and Herbalist as she re-introduces the power of the plant-based cuisine movement.

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

John Yarde

Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:15pm – 2:45pm

Singer, drummer, and Church pastor, John Yarde joins Harbourfront Centre with some inspiring gospel music.

The John Roett Project featuring Alix Cage

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Alix Cage takes the stage with one of the most respected musicians in the Caribbean, John Roett.

Culinary Demos: Chef Creig Greenidge

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Experience culinary flavours from Barbados by one of the most famous chefs of Caribbean cuisine.

Riddim Tribe – Flash Mob with Tuk Band and Costume dancers

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

Laüsa: Spark of Gascony

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm

Laüsa adds their contemporary flair to the vibrant traditional music of Gascony, in southwest France. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

G-Syndicate

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm – 4:30pm

The perfect blend of Caribbean Reggae, spouge, son montuno and soca with jazz, is the only way to describe G-Syndicate, Barbados’ premiere a Capella group.

Barbados Fashion Weekend

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:35pm – 5:20pm

Come and view local fashion at its best as the Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water.

DJ Niterider

Sunday, August 18, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Arturo Tappin

Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:30pm – 7:10pm