Free Events

Free events – Upcoming free events including free family events, free concerts, free theatre and other fun events.

    Sharing Dance – Free dance classes
    16 Jan

    Canada's National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis Street, Toronto

    January 16, 2017 To May 31, 2017


    Want to learn a fun, uniquely Canadian choreography? Here’s your chance. Ahead of Sharing Dance Day (on June 2 @ Yonge-Dundas Square), Canada’s National Ballet School is offering FREE dance classes three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Read More >>

    21 Feb

    Kidnetix, 100 Bridgeland Ave, Toronto

    February 21, 2017 To December 19, 2017



    Join North York Community House at Kidnetix Yorkdale every Tuesday starting February 21, 2017 for Read & Move. A FREE interactive learn & play program filled with song, dance & circle story time starting at 10:30am to 12pm. Enjoy social time with other parents in our indoor playground. Snacks included. Read More >>

    16 Mar

    Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building, B150 144 College Street Toronto

    March 16, 2017 To March 30, 2017



    Live-only experience where you can interact with real entrepreneurs. Curious about entrepreneurship? Have questions you’d like answered? Join us to have conversations with people who have actually done it. Learn more and be inspired by real-life stories of hard work and success. Read More >>

    23 Mar

    Susan Hobbs, 137 Tecumseth Street, Toronto

    March 23, 2017 To April 29, 2017



    Stupidity is in the air. The rise of fake news, click-bait headlines, alternative facts and a stream of recent books and articles remind us that we are stupid and getting stupider. Often, this rise in stupidity’s currency is described as a turning away from intellectualism. Read More >>

    Toronto Storytelling Festival
    24 Mar

    Various Venues, Downtown, Toronto

    March 24, 2017 To April 2, 2017

    Free and ticketed events

    Founded in 1979, the TORONTO STORYTELLING FESTIVAL has grown into one of the world’s biggest celebrations of the arts of voice and story. Over ten days of concerts, storytalks, and workshops, the finest storytellers from Canada and around the world make Toronto the centre of the storytelling renaissance. Read More >>

    28 Mar

    Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto

    March 28, 2017 To April 2, 2017

    Free to $38

    16th Kalanidhi International Festival of Indian Dance and Symposia: ‘Whirling Streams’ Goes Global with Live and Live-Steamed Performances, Symposia, Film Retrospective The 16th Kalanidhi Festival of Indian Dance,“Whirling Streams” production is dedicated to Sudha Khandwani Founder and Artistic Director who passed away in November, leaving an extraordinary history of International… Read More >>

    28 Mar

    Green Beanery, 565 Bloor St. West, Toronto

    March 28, 2017



    Canada has officially recognized the ISIS genocide of the Yazidis yet, inexplicably, also capped the number of Yazidi refugees we will welcome this year at 1,200. Read More >>

    Riverside Winefest
    04 Apr

    Riverside, 761 Queen Street East, Toronto

    April 4, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    Free/By Donation

    Delight in tasting new and established Ontario wines while getting to know the local shops, eateries and bars in Riverside better! Riverside’s 3rd Annual Winefest is a week-long celebration of wine paired with local food and shopping. Read More >>

    09 Apr

    Colonel Samuel Smith Park, Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Etobicoke

    April 9, 2017


    Join the Humber Dog Squad for an afternoon of fun in Etobicoke! We welcome you to come meet local vendors, sample food from local food trucks, play games, and take advantage of our photobooth to snap a picture of you and your pooch. Read More >>

    15 Apr

    Holiday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto

    April 15, 2017 To April 16, 2017



    The MRKT is a public shopping event produced by The Toronto Creative Entrepreneurs. Open to members of the community, The MRKT features up to 50 vendors including fashion, beauty, art, handmade goods, home décor, food merchants, live entertainment, on stage demonstrations, and much more. Read More >>

    15 Apr

    Bridlewood Mall, Warden Avenue, Scarborough

    April 15, 2017



    Music Duo Team T&J help welcome the Easter Bunny to Bridlewood Mall for free meet and greet, photos, and Easter chocolates! Who is it for? family-kids Free Admission WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Saturday April 15th, 2017 | 1pm – 4pm Run time: Musical Performance at 1pm Venue: Bridlewood… Read More >>

    19 Apr

    Cineplex Yonge & Dundas, 10 Dundas St E #402, Toronto

    April 19, 2017



    On April 19, Regent Park Film Festival celebrates National Canadian Film Day 150, a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial. NCFD 150 promises to be the largest film festival in the world. Read More >>

    22 Apr

    Trinity Bellwoods Park, Queen Street West, Toronto

    April 22, 2017



    April 22nd is Earth Day! This year, Earth Day Canada is hosting ParkPLAY for Earth Day in Toronto. Show your support for outdoor adventure play by bringing your little ones (and your not so little ones) to our “Wild About Canada” POP-UP Adventure Playground. Read More >>

    23 Apr

    The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane, Toronto

    April 23, 2017


    Leslieville Flea – Winter Market The Leslieville Flea is back at The Distillery! Step out of the cold and into The Leslieville Flea! We are a curated market selling vintage, salvaged, up – cycled goods, furniture, antiques, collectibles and work from select artisans. Read More >>

    27 Apr

    Various Venues, Toronto, ON

    April 27, 2017 To May 7, 2017


    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, will present its 24th edition from April 27 to May 7, 2017, screening 200+ films from across the globe and welcoming hundreds of international filmmakers and industry delegates to Toronto! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH… Read More >>

    30 Apr

    13300 11th ConcessionSchomberg, ONL0G 1T0, 

    April 30, 2017



    YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre invites you and your family to spend an afternoon with us on Healthy Kids Day! A great opportunity for those thinking about registering for summer camp or those already registered to see the site. Read More >>

    The Toronto Comic Arts Festival
    13 May

    Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

    May 13, 2017 To May 14, 2017


    Toronto Public Library and The Beguiling present TCAF 2017 – The Toronto Comic Arts Festival With over 400 cartoonists from more than 20 countries on their way to Toronto this May, we’re getting ready celebrate the very best in comics, graphic novels, bandes dessinées, and manga! Prepare yourself for a… Read More >>

    18 May

    Yonge & Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St E, Toronto

    May 18, 2017 To May 21, 2017


    RIB FEST & BBQ BASH at Yonge & Dundas Square will feature the BEST RIB TEAMS IN CANADA along with bbq foods from many of the cities different cultures! May is BBQ MONTH and what better way to celebrate our favourite way to cook food then with a massive BACK… Read More >>

    20 May

    The Distillery District, 55 Mill Street, Toronto

    May 20, 2017 To May 22, 2017



    Celebrating painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music and more from Canada’s top artists. Set throughout the cobblestone lanes of the Distillery Historic District in downtown Toronto. Read More >>

    26 May

    Memorial Park, 20 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit, Mississauga

    May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017



    Artfest Port Credit launches the summer celebrating over 100 of Canada’s top artists & artisans! Featuring pottery, glass, jewellery, paintings, wood turning, gourmet foods, live music and more. Artfest Port Credit offers children’s art classes. Located in beautiful Memorial Park in the picturesque downtown of Port Credit. Read More >>

    27 May


    May 27, 2017 To May 28, 2017



    The 18th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28. The event will offer free and rare access to more than and offers an opportunity to see inside more than 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. Read More >>