|Nov 29 - Dec 15, 2013||Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market +|
Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas Market, while showcasing hundreds of unique and local handcrafted products.
Nov 29 - Dec 15, 2013 | More about Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market
|January/February 2014 (tba)||Winterlicious +|
Experience a series of mouthwatering culinary events and indulge in creative cuisine from around the world at great prix fixe value with the ever popular Winterlicious. Try something new, try something exotic, try something traditional or try it all!
January/February 2014 (tba) | More about Winterlicious
|February 6 – 9, 2014||Toronto Sportsmen’s Show +|
The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has introduced many generations to Canada’s outdoor heritage during its 65-year history. Many youth and adults alike had their first fishing, archery and outdoor experiences at the show.
February 6 – 9, 2014 | More about Toronto Sportsmen’s Show
|February 14 - 23, 2014||Canadian International AutoShow +|
To mark its 40th anniversary, the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow combined a glorious past, the best of the present and visions of the future. Over 600,000 square feet of dazzling displays, big prize giveaways and engaging exhibits!
February 14 - 23, 2014 | More about Canadian International AutoShow
|March 18 - 22, 2014||World Mastercard Fashion Week +|
Whether you’re a fashion lover or fashion designer; whether you’re looking to see or be seen, or just interested in the scene altogether, Toronto Fashion Week is the place to be as some of the biggest names in Canadian fashion (and from all over the world) gather to showcase their collections.
March 18 - 22, 2014 | More about World Mastercard Fashion Week
|April 24 - May 4, 2014||Hot Docs International Documentary Festival +|
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of more than 150 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe.
April 24 - May 4, 2014 | More about Hot Docs International Documentary Festival
|May 1 – 31, 2014||Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival +|
CONTACT, the world’s largest annual photography event, is a month-long festival of photography with over 1000 local, national and international artists at more than 200 venues across the Greater Toronto Area in May.
May 1 – 31, 2014 | More about Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
|May 6 - 10, 2014||Canadian Music Week +|
Canadian Music Week is one of the premier entertainment events in North America, and features Canadian Music Fest spanning 6 nights of performances, with 1,000 bands at more than 60 live music venues in downtown Toronto.
May 6 - 10, 2014 | More about Canadian Music Week
|May 22 to June 1, 2014||Inside Out LGBT Film Festival +|
For more than two decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto’s LGBT community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world.
May 22 to June 1, 2014 | More about Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
|May 24 & 25, 2014||Doors Open Toronto +|
Toronto was the very first city to host Doors Open in North America! Over 130 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings open their doors for the weekend and highlight the people who built the city. All for free!
May 24 & 25, 2014 | More about Doors Open Toronto
|June 6 - 15, 2014||Luminato Festival +|
For ten days each June, the Luminato Festival transforms theatres, parks and public spaces across the city and creates a home for artists to come play, share and create.
June 6 - 15, 2014 | More about Luminato Festival
|June 9 - 15, 2014||NXNE: North by Northeast Music & Film Festival +|
North by Northeast is all about rocking the city with a week of great music and the coolest music-related films from around the world. You’ll hear original music you’ve never heard before and get a first look at hand-selected music movies.
June 9 - 15, 2014 | More about NXNE: North by Northeast Music & Film Festival
|June 13 - 15, 2014||Mississauga Waterfront Festival +|
Spend some memorable family time at Port Credit Memorial Park, a beautiful, world-class waterfront park in Mississauga. Enjoy a colourful carnival, outdoor concerts, theatre and a petting zoo. Be sure not to miss this event for kids of all ages.
June 13 - 15, 2014 | More about Mississauga Waterfront Festival
|June 2014 (tba)||Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto +|
A unique festival that provides on-water and on-land programming, while positioning and promoting Toronto locally, nationally and internationally as a waterfront destination.
June 2014 (tba) | More about Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto
|June 2014 (tba)||TD Toronto Jazz Festival +|
Brought to you by North America’s premiere jazz festival producers, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival delivers the sounds of the world’s greatest jazz musicians from the quaint and most intimate of venues to the large concert halls. Be sure to schedule this smooth festival into your summer calendar.
June 2014 (tba) | More about TD Toronto Jazz Festival
|June 20 - 29, 2014||Pride Toronto Festival + WorldPride 2014 +|
World Pride 2014 is happening in Toronto. And what better place to celebrate than in a city with one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the world? Join us, as we become the first North American city ever to host this ultimate celebration of Pride.
June 20 - 29, 2014 | More about Pride Toronto Festival + WorldPride 2014
|June 28 - 29, 2014||Digital Dreams Festival +|
Electronic Nation presents the Digital Dreams Festival. Canada’s largest EDM festival.
June 28 - 29, 2014 | More about Digital Dreams Festival
|July 4 - 6, 2014||Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition +|
As the largest outdoor art exhibition in Canada, the TOAE offers a fresh-air and free alternative to conventional art shows and galleries. Approximately 500 artists participate and over 100,000 visitors attend the exhibition every year.
July 4 - 6, 2014 | More about Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
|July 2014 (tba)||Toronto Fringe Festival +|
Fringe festival-goers measure the quality of the experience not by the script (or absence thereof), but rather, by the pure enthusiasm of the performance. It’s city’s liveliest grassroots theatre festival.
July 2014 (tba) | More about Toronto Fringe Festival
|July 2014 (tba)||Summerlicious +|
Enjoy mouth-watering fare offered by some of the city’s best restaurants. Three course, prix-fixe menus for lunch or dinner. Check out several of the over 150 participating restaurants and you will experience an excellent variety of some great cuisine. Bon Appetit!
July 2014 (tba) | More about Summerlicious
|July 2014 (tba)||Honda Indy Toronto +|
Honda Indy Toronto is among the most respected motorsports events in North America and features a week-long festival-like atmosphere that includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.
July 2014 (tba) | More about Honda Indy Toronto
|July 2014 (tba)||Salsa on St. Clair +|
Brought to you by TLN Telelatino, Hillcrest Village BIA and the City of Toronto. Join in on the fun as St. Clair Avenue West transforms into a showcase of Latin life.
July 2014 (tba) | More about Salsa on St. Clair
|July/August 2014 (tba)||Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival +|
Feel the vibe at the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (formerly Caribana) – an exciting cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry and visual and performing arts. Over nearly fifty years, it has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America.
July/August 2014 (tba) | More about Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival
|August 2014 (tba)||Rogers Cup +|
Rogers Cup welcomed the best in women’s tennis in 2013. 32 of the Top 35 women competed in Toronto, including Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Vika Azarenka and 2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli.
August 2014 (tba) | More about Rogers Cup
|August 2014 (tba)||Pilaros Taste of the Danforth +|
Greektown hosts the annual Pilaros Taste of the Danforth festival. This event brings the delectable cuisine out of local restaurants and into the streets. Listen to Greek bands while getting your fill of authentic souvlaki, stuffed grape leaves, grilled lamb and moussaka.
August 2014 (tba) | More about Pilaros Taste of the Danforth
|Aug/Sept 2014 (tba)||Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) +|
This annual fair is fun for the entire family. Midway rides bring chills and thrills. The National Trade Centre boasts an International Marketplace with goods spanning the globe along with innovative products. Horse shows and dog shows entertain both young and old.
Aug/Sept 2014 (tba) | More about Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
|August 2014 (tba)||Scotiabank Buskerfest +|
The Scotiabank BuskerFest is Toronto’s wildly successful international street performer festival – a showcase for hundreds of the most spectacular street performers on earth!
August 2014 (tba) | More about Scotiabank Buskerfest
|September 2014 (tba)||Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle +|
Get the blues along with over 50,000 others at Port Credit’s Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle and also enjoy the great pick-me-upper jazz acts throughout the festival. Over 150 Canadian and international acts.
September 2014 (tba) | More about Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle
|September 2014 (tba)||Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) +|
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the world’s largest public film festival, screening more than 300 films from around the world in venues across the city. Visit the TIFF Bell Lightbox to get into the Festival spirit year-round.
September 2014 (tba) | More about Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
|September 2014 (tba)||Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival +|
Three days of music featuring some of Canada’s most popular and iconic performers. The Festival is held at a variety of venues in downtown Toronto and features over 100 performances, most of them free.
September 2014 (tba) | More about Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival
|September 2014 (tba)||JFL42 +|
42 Things. 10 Days. 1 Pass. Just for Laughs presents a new kind of interactive festival, JFL42. It’s a 10-day festival featuring 42 ‘cool things’ happening in the city.
September 2014 (tba) | More about JFL42
|October 2014 (tba)||Toronto Oktoberfest +|
Experience an Authentic Oktoberfest Festhalle at Toronto Oktoberfest at the Kool Haus/Guvernment Entertainment Complex.
October 2014 (tba) | More about Toronto Oktoberfest
|October 2014 (tba)||Scotiabank Nuit Blanche +|
For one sleepless night experience Toronto transformed by hundreds of artists. One night only. All night long. Nuit Blanche is a contemporary art event that magically transforms Toronto’s streets and parks into an artistic playground with exhibitions, live performances and creative programs.
October 2014 (tba) | More about Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
|Oct/Nov 2014 (tba)||International Festival of Authors +|
IFOA presents the finest international novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and biographers, and provides Canadian writers with an internationally recognized forum in which to present their work.
Oct/Nov 2014 (tba) | More about International Festival of Authors
|October 2014 (tba)||Toronto Zombie Walk & Halloween Parade +|
Join the undead horde of 10,000 zombies at Nathan Phillips Square! Includes spooky entertainment, contests, and the new Halloween Parade.
October 2014 (tba) | More about Toronto Zombie Walk & Halloween Parade
|November 2014 (tba)||The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair +|
Once a year, the country comes to the city bringing along over 300 vendors, regal horse shows, entertaining dog shows and everything else in between. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the largest of its kind and truly is part of Canadian tradition.
November 2014 (tba) | More about The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
|November 2014 (tba)||Santa Claus Parade +|
The Santa Claus Parade has been a Toronto tradition since 1905. Fantastic animated floats leave the corner of Christie and Bloor Street in the company of two dozen marching bands and a couple of thousand costumed participants, cheered along by excited kids.
November 2014 (tba) | More about Santa Claus Parade
|November, 2014 (tba)||Cavalcade of Lights +|
Toronto’s 48th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented by Great Gulf returns to Nathan Phillips Square with the first lighting of Toronto’s official Christmas tree, live performances and a spectacular fireworks display.
November, 2014 (tba) | More about Cavalcade of Lights