Featured Events & Exhibitions

Longer nights and bright lights mean more to time to revel in evenings with friends and family exploring Toronto.

Here are just a few of the many big events coming up and for a full range of goings on, check out our calendar of Toronto events.

Toronto Light Festival

January 27 to March 12

See Distillery Historic District transformed into an open-air gallery of light.

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Canadian International Autoshow

February 17 to 26

See the first appearance in North America of the Aston Martin concept hypercar! And so much more…

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Canada Blooms & National Home Show

March 10 to 19

Celebrate the arrival of spring at the largest flower and garden festival in the country and get inspiration for that next home improvement project.

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Sugar Shack TO

March 11 to 12

Sweeten up your March Break with Sugar Shack TO at – where else – Sugar Beach!

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March Break in Toronto

March 11 to 19

Laughs, thrills and hands-on family fun are all part of the package during spring break in the Toronto region.

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One of a Kind Show & Sale

March 29 to April 2

Indulge your craving for creativity at One of a Kind this spring.

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Art Gallery of Ontario

Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation

December 8 to April 2, 2017.

Creating art that is equal parts poetic, political, beautiful and absurd, Francis Alÿs (Belgian, born 1959) engages directly with urgent social issues, from the war in Afghanistan to border politics around the world. At the centre of this exhibition are three films and each of these large-scale video works is amplified by a selection of Alÿs’ paintings and drawings.

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Ontario Science Centre

Biomechanics:The Machine Inside

February 4 to May 7, 2017.

Take a fascinating look at the marvels of natural engineering in a highly interactive, specimen-rich experience that brings the science of biomechanics to life.

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Toronto Zoo

Giant Pandas

For only the second time ever, two giant pandas (named Er Shun and Da Mao) came to Canada to be exhibited. With the birth of the panda cubs (Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue) in Toronto in the fall of 2015, there are now 4 Giant Pandas to visit! See the pandas now at the Zoo!


Royal Ontario Museum

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story

March 11 to September 4, 2017.

Get up close to one of the world’s most mysterious – and largest – animals on the planet in this ROM original exhibition. Follow the 2014 story of the blue whales that captured the hearts of a nation.

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Hockey Hall of Fame

Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial Exhibit

July 1, 2016 to March 6, 2017.

A must-see for every hockey fan, the Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial Exhibit is an immersive tribute to 100 years of pride and passion. The exhibit is an homage to those who have worn the blue and white and highlights some of the most iconic moments in the Leaf’s history. Artifacts on display include a stick used by Tim Horton during game seven of the 1964 Stanley Cup final, Bill Barilko’s Stanley Cup-winning OT puck, Mats Sundin’s jersey from the final game at Maple Leaf Gardens and many more unique treasures. Watch for info on the NHL 100 Years Exhibit opening March 10, 2017!

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Aga Khan Museum

Syria: A Living History

October 15, 2016 to March 26, 2017.

For millennia, this region has witnessed great world civilizations comingling on its soil and producing art, literature and culture that constitute the country’s rich legacy. Going beyond the recent stories of conflict and turmoil that dominate our understanding, Syria: A Living History inspires new understanding of Syria’s past and present.

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