Festivals in Toronto

Upcoming Festivals in Toronto

17 Jan

The Historic Distillery District 55 Mill Street, Toronto

January 17, 2020 To March 1, 2020

Free

The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is returning for the another year to the Distillery Historic District! Visitors will be taken on ...  »

31 Jan

Various Venues, Toronto

January 31, 2020 To March 1, 2020

Discounted Tickets

Starting this January, Toronto’s winter experience takes centre stage with the introduction of Toronto Spotlight, highlighting the city’s celebrated and vibrant arts and culture scene, ...  »

01 Feb

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

February 1, 2020 To February 29, 2020

Free & Ticketed Events

Join us in February as we host Toronto’s longest-running Black History Month celebration. From exhibitions, films, comedy, and panel discussions we cover a plethora of events ...  »

14 Feb

Various Restaurants, Toronto

February 14, 2020 To February 28, 2020

FREE

Each restaurant will presented one delicious signature food and bonded with their special offers. One Dish, One Story. More than 100 Asian restaurants and daily tasting events, there’...  »

20 Feb

TIFF Bell Lightbox and the AGO, Toronto

February 20, 2020 To February 23, 2020

Varies

Pendance is an independent film festival supported by a bevy of great sponsors and key artists in the Canadian film community. The third edition of Pendance will ...  »

21 Feb

Various Venues, Toronto

February 21, 2020 To February 23, 2020

$15 & up

Winterfolk is an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you’ll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music, emulating a multi-stage rural ...  »

21 Feb

Various Restaurants, Downtown Markham

February 21, 2020 To March 6, 2020

$15 to $45

Running from February 21 to March 6, the Dine Out DTM Festival is a celebration of food and drink in Downtown Markham, featuring exclusive prix fixe menus at an ...  »

22 Feb

Various Venues, Collingwood

February 22, 2020 To February 29, 2020

Varies

Collingwood Whiskylicious is a unique 12-day festival that gives Collingwood’s outstanding chefs the chance to share their sweet and savoury creations, inspired by Collingwood Whisky. Whiskylicious ...  »

27 Feb

76 Main Street North, Brampton

February 27, 2020 To March 14, 2020

905-874-3518

Varies

Taste of Brampton is an annual culinary event hosted by the Downtown Brampton BIA and local businesses. The Taste showcases the unique eats in Brampton through prix-fixe ...  »

28 Feb

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto

February 28, 2020 To March 1, 2020

416.599.TIFF

$15-$25

Now in it’s 10th year, the Toronto Irish Film Festival celebrates the very best of Irish cinema and promotes the work of Irish filmmakers to the ...  »

01 Mar

CRAFT Beer Market - Toronto, 1 Adelaide St E, Toronto

March 1, 2020

$45.00

Attention all Witches and Wizards, You are formally invited to the most magical beer festival of the year! Sunday, March 1st, 2020, let us transport you into a ...  »

04 Mar

Various Venues, Toronto, ON

March 4, 2020 To March 15, 2020

Varies

TOsketchfest will welcome over 80 sketch comedy acts from cities across North America and beyond March 4-15, 2020. The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is Canada’s premier festival celebrating ...  »

04 Mar

CRAFT Beer Market, 1 Adelaide Street East, Toronto

March 4, 2020

4379222337

$15-$20

CRAFT Beer Market Presents Brewchella Beer + Beverage Festival: a sampling event of sips and bites. About this Event Featuring local breweries & brews, menu favorites, spirits, wine, ...  »

07 Mar

Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W, Toronto

March 7, 2020 To March 8, 2020

416-902-3973

Free

Celebrate Toronto, the 2-day festival honouring Toronto’s 186th Anniversary, will be held at Nathan Phillips Square. [The Festival] Come by our market, shop from local vendors, ...  »

07 Mar

Various Venues, Toronto

March 7, 2020 To March 29, 2020

(416) 656-2445

PWYC & up

Storytelling Toronto presents the 42nd annual Toronto Storytelling Festival! This is one of the world’s largest and oldest urban storytelling celebrations, and has been a major ...  »

13 Mar

Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

March 13, 2020 To March 15, 2020

(416)640-2412

Free & Ticketed Events

Trigan Nowruz Festival Proudly presents a selection of the best in show from the Persian arts and culture scene. Join us in celebrating Nowruz, the Persian/Iranian ...  »

14 Mar

Sugar Beach, 25 Dockside Dr, Toronto

March 14, 2020 To March 15, 2020

Free

Toronto’s very own cabane à sucre is returning to downtown Toronto Waterfront with one epic weekend fuelled by maple syrup! Warm up with a glass of hot ...  »

14 Mar

Markham Fair Grounds, 10801 McCowan Road, Markham

March 14, 2020 To March 15, 2020

$10 to $20

March Break begins with a family friendly indoor festival filled with inflatables, rides, games, crafts as well as live entertainment, delicious food & drinks. Interactive activities & ...  »

15 Mar

Bloor St W & St George St, Toronto

March 15, 2020

Free

Join us for for the biggest St Patricks day parade to hit the streets of Toronto. A community event in its 33rd consecutive year celebrating Irish culture ...  »

20 Mar

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto

March 20, 2020 To March 22, 2020

$27.24

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe. Immediately after the Festival ends in November, a selection of the best ...  »

25 Mar

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema,506 Bloor Street West, Toronto

March 25, 2020 To March 29, 2020

4`6-302-9318

$2 to $12

Lights! Camera! Action for Water! A unique film festival about all things water, Water Docs presents a fascinating film program on issues facing local and global water ...  »

28 Mar

The 519, 519 Church Street, Toronto

March 28, 2020

Free

OPEN THE DOOR TO A WHOLE WORLD OF UTTER DELICIOUSNESS! 2nd Annual Caribbean Street Food Festival…the end of winter edition. We know, that you know that ...  »

23 Apr

Revue Cinema, Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto

April 23, 2020 To April 24, 2020

The festival will showcase short and feature-length genre films directed by Canadian female filmmakers over the course of two nights. Screenings of both features and shorts will ...  »

02 May

Historic Downtown Bowmanville, ON

May 2, 2020

Free

There’s nothing more Canadian than freshly harvested Maple Syrup! Come celebrate the start of spring in Historic Downtown Bowmanville on the first Saturday in May. This ...  »

12 Jun

Various Venues, Toronto

June 12, 2020 To June 21, 2020

Free & Ticketed Events

NXNE is a ten day music and arts festival. Primarily a music focussed festival, NXNE also includes films, Interactive and Gaming Conference and talks. The festival will ...  »

12 Jun

Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Dr, Toronto

June 12, 2020 To June 13, 2020

$21 to $35

Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, is celebrating twelve years of bringing you some of the best wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live ...  »

13 Jun

Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Road, Toronto

June 13, 2020 To June 14, 2020

4162494000

$0 - $8

Toronto’s fourth annual Foodalicious Food Festival takes over Downsview Park. Enjoy great food, live music and attractions from some of Toronto’s top local vendors and ...  »

19 Jun

Toronto Waterfront

June 19, 2020 To June 21, 2020

Free Admission

The Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport, is back on the Toronto waterfront June 19 to 21, 2020 with carefree fun, endless entertainment and classic summer eats! The ...  »

17 Jul

Downsview Park, 70 Canuck Ave, North York

July 17, 2020 To July 19, 2020

647 700 6934

free

TASTE OF CULTURE ONTARIO 2020 Join us at what will be Ontario’s largest celebration of Canada’s multiculturalism from the 17th to 19th of July 2020. Travel around ...  »

24 Jul

Bandshell Park, 200 Princes' Blvd. , Toronto

July 24, 2020 To July 26, 2020

$50 - $115

Toronto’s Festival of Beer, presented by The Beer Store features hundreds of brews, seriously good eats, live entertainment, and plenty of beer love from July 24 to 26 ...  »

01 Aug

Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd, Toronto

August 1, 2020 To August 2, 2020

$159.50 & up

The eighth annual Veld Music Festival is presented by INK Entertainment, Canada’s leading lifestyle and entertainment company. Spanning across two days with over 30 internationally acclaimed Dance ...  »

06 Aug

Burl's Creek Event Grounds, 8 Line South, Oro-Medonte

August 6, 2020 To August 9, 2020

$49.99 & up

Boots & Hearts Music Festival is Canada’s largest country music festival, held annually in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds. #Boots2020 Headliners: Kick-off Party ...  »

29 Aug

Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto

August 29, 2020 To August 30, 2020

416-710-8710

Free

ARE YOU READY FOR ANOTHER TASTE OF THE MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL (TOME2020) IN THE HEART OF THE CITY? We’re bringing you more energy, more fun, and ...  »

12 Sep

Cabbagetown, Toronto

September 12, 2020 To September 13, 2020

Free

Join Us For The 2020 Cabbagetown Festival With Food, Entertainment And Fun For All! This September, Cabbagetown will once again celebrate its annual FREE festival on Saturday, September 12...  »

02 Oct

York-Durham Heritage Railway, 19 Railway Street, Uxbridge

October 2, 2020 To October 4, 2020

905-852-3696

$ 34.99 - $ 54.99 + Applicable Charges

This weekend festival brings to life the Wizarding World filled with interactive shows, potions classes, maze, magic shows, and workshops on how to defend yourself against the ...  »

19 Oct

Fairview Library theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive, North York, ON, Canada

October 19, 2020 To October 22, 2020

4163474353

$6 - $100

The Ontario International Film Festival is an annual event that takes place every October in Toronto. It’s a festival that gives independent filmmakers from different cultures ...  »

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    1. Greg Escaper

      I think this list is not complete as I have heard about a liquor festival in the city, so I wanted to get information about it. I think I will have to go ask the guys about it directly.

      May 5, 2019 at 1:10 PM

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