Tirgan Festival

July 27, 2017

July 30, 2017

Mostly Free

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

416 973-4000


Events Description

Tirgan Festival is returning to Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, bringing together artists from around the globe to showcase the richness and diversity of Iranian art and culture through their mosaic of world-class talents.

The festival offers something for everyone, from workshops and activities to performances in music, dance, theatre, cinema, literature and the visual arts.

The 2017 program reflects a tremendous ethnic diversity within Iran through music, dance, theatre, cinema, literature, visual arts, crafts market, and cuisine, as well as a traditional teahouse where visitors can socialize and a variety of food offerings at the World Cafe.

Tirgan refers to an ancient festival traditionally held in the month of July (the month of ‘Tir’ in Persian Calendar), inspiring what is currently the world’s largest celebration of Iranian arts and culture, taking place biennially at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. The 2015 festival attracted over 150,000 visitors.


Tickets: Most of the events are free.

Ticketed events: varies

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

Phone: 416-973-4000, press 1

Email:[email protected]

and at the door.


Date: July 27-30, 2017

For detailed schedule, see here.

Venue: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

See here for up-to-date travel (road construction & closures) information & parking.


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