Festivals in Toronto

Upcoming Festivals in Toronto


14 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 14, 2018 To September 22, 2018

Free & Ticketed Events

Toronto Beer Week (TBW) is a collective series of events dedicated to the celebration and advancement of the craft beer movement. TBW showcases authentically brewed and flavourful ...  »

20 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 20, 2018 To September 29, 2018

$25 & up

JFL42 features some of the most hilarious, riveting and relevant comedians we could find, over a 10-day period in Toronto.  »

20 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 20, 2018 To September 29, 2018

416-476-8788

free to $75

Join us Sept 20-29 for the 13th Annual Toronto Francophone Music Festival, a jam-packed 10-day deep dive into the rich Francophone musical diversity that thrives in Toronto. ...  »

22 Sep

300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

September 22, 2018

Free

The Dragon Lion Dance Festival is a vibrant and dynamic event that celebrates Chinese culture. This traditional Chinese dance is typically performed to celebrate Chinese New Year, ...  »

22 Sep

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto

September 22, 2018 To September 23, 2018

Free

The Word On The Street is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canadian reading, writing, and champions literacy primarily through a free, annual outdoor festival. Each September, in ...  »

22 Sep

Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park, 1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill

September 22, 2018 To September 23, 2018

Free

Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival celebrates Richmond Hill’s diverse multicultural community. The festival opens Saturday evening with the fun continuing on Sunday. Don’t miss ...  »

22 Sep

Mel Lastman Square Rink, 5100 Yonge St, North York

September 22, 2018 To September 23, 2018

4165000007

0

The Canada Kids Festival 2018 is an amusing family event, free to attend by all. We strive to achieve our goal of packing as many non-stop, fun-filled, and ...  »

22 Sep

Woodbine Beach, 1675 Lakeshore Blvd E, Toronto

September 22, 2018 To September 23, 2018

Free Admission

BEACH – SUN – SAND! Join us for the last and largest summer beach festival! FREE & FUN Invite friends, bring your flip flops and your appetite to – INDULGE ...  »

26 Sep

The Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen St E, Toronto

September 26, 2018 To September 28, 2018

+16466550670

$0.00

The Toronto Arthouse Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing innovative and exciting work by risk-taking filmmakers from around the world. Aesthetically and thematically varied, these films mark ...  »

27 Sep

Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Rd, Markham

September 27, 2018 To September 30, 2018

905-642-3247

$5 - $15

Canada’s largest four-day agricultural fair! The Markham Fair is one of the Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a ...  »

27 Sep

Ontario Place, 995 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto

September 27, 2018 To September 29, 2018

$20 & up

Want to experience a traditional Oktoberfest celebration? Toronto’s Oktoberfest is the closest you’re going to get without hopping on a plane to Germany! Join thousands ...  »

27 Sep

St Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Front Street East, Toronto

September 27, 2018 To September 30, 2018

$25 and up

Buffer Festival is a showcase of YouTube video premieres, celebrating artistic and innovative content from acclaimed digital creators.  »

28 Sep

Various Locations, Ontario, Canada

September 28, 2018 To September 30, 2018

Free

With over 2000 FREE activities scheduled to take place in more than 170 communities across Ontario–day or weekend tripping has never looked so good! The Culture Days weekend ...  »

29 Sep

Various locations, Toronto, ON

September 29, 2018 To September 30, 2018

Free

For one sleepless night, the familiar will be discarded and Toronto will transform into an artistic playground, offering a series of exhilarating contemporary art experiences in unexpected ...  »

30 Sep

Morningside Park, 390 Morningside Ave, Toronto

September 30, 2018

Free

Come celebrate nature at the Annual Salmon Festival at Highland Creek as we showcase the salmon run in Morningside Park! The Salmon Festival is a free, family-oriented ...  »

30 Sep

Chinese Cultural Centre Of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough

September 30, 2018

416.788.6412

$10-$100

The 5th Annual Toronto International Dance Festival ( Tidf 2018 ) – World Dance Forms – All On One Stage! ** 20 Professional Dance Companies Presenting Their Production **showcasing More Than 25 Dance Styles Bharathnatyam, ...  »

02 Oct

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St E, Toronto

October 2, 2018 To October 6, 2018

$15

Fall for Dance North (FFDN) proudly presents an eclectic and acclaimed line-up of world-class companies and artists, October 2 – 6, 2018 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and, ...  »

03 Oct

Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

October 3, 2018 To October 14, 2018

Free to $25

RUTAS connects the Americas through the Arts: from the ancestral to the contemporary, artists at this year’s festival investigate rites, rituals, and community, with women and ...  »

03 Oct

Jackman Hall, Dundas Street West, Toronto

October 3, 2018 To October 6, 2018

$10 to $75

The aluCine Toronto Latin Film+Media Arts Festival is Canada’s longest-running Latin film festival. The festival functions as a vital Canadian outlet for emerging and established ...  »

06 Oct

Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Rd., Markham

October 6, 2018 To October 8, 2018

416-414-2466

$8-$25

Kidapalooza Fall Festival will take place both INDOORS and OUTDOORS at the Markham FairGrounds on Thanksgiving Day Weekend. EXPANDING TO OUTDOORS = MORE INFLATABLES, LARGER PLAY AREAS & ...  »

06 Oct

Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Drive, Toronto

October 6, 2018 To October 8, 2018

4162494000

FREE

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family ...  »

09 Oct

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, 1749 Meadowvale Rd, Scarborough

October 9, 2018 To October 14, 2018

Free

Experience the natural colours of the fall season with the 2018 Fall Walks Festival in Rouge National Urban Park. In collaboration with OPG Biodiversity, and Toronto and Region ...  »

11 Oct

Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond Street West, Toronto

October 11, 2018 To October 19, 2018

$13.50 & up

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of new Horror, Sci-Fi, Action and Cult Movies. Thrilling new Feature Films and Shorts ...  »

12 Oct

Mississauga Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

October 12, 2018 To October 13, 2018

1-647-669-1000

Free

Join us for a celebration to kick off Diwali with fun and food for all ages. Initiated by Indo-Canada Arts, the festival features Dandiya, Ramlila, Bollywood performances, ...  »

13 Oct

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St W, Toronto

October 13, 2018 To October 14, 2018

(416) 795-9067

Varies

Please join us for a selection of South Africa’s top on-screen talent for the 5th annual Toronto South African Film Festival. We will be showcasing some ...  »

14 Oct

506 Bloor Street West, Toronto

October 14, 2018

4164596776

$20

The 100 Words Film Festival is just that… films with EXACTLY 100 words in them. Professional and student film makers from around the global working in all genres of ...  »

17 Oct

Various, Toronto

October 17, 2018 To October 21, 2018

$6-$125

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is the world’s largest festival showcasing film, video, audio, and digital & interactive media made by Indigenous screen content creators. ...  »

18 Oct

Harbourfront Centre, Queens Quay West, Toronto

October 18, 2018 To October 28, 2018

Free & Ticketed Events

From October 18 to the 28, engage with the literature of our times, explore the world of books and get acquainted with the authors and their ideas. These 11 days ...  »

19 Oct

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

October 19, 2018 To October 21, 2018

$13.26 - $120.00

Cask Days celebrates the love for cask ale: unpasteurized, unfiltered and naturally carbonated beer that is served direct from a cask barrel, and showcases more than 400 beers ...  »

19 Oct

Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel, 33 Carlson Court, Mississauga

October 19, 2018 To October 21, 2018

9059990486

$25.00-$45.00

Come celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Flaming Star Elvis Festival. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled weekend of Elvis music. This Festival is centred around 30 ...  »

20 Oct

Garrison Common, Fort York, Toronto

October 20, 2018 To October 21, 2018

0 - $15

TORONTO SOUP FESTIVAL is a two-day outdoor festival serving up some of the best soups in the City! This inaugural food festival will feature local restaurants and ...  »

02 Nov

Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Blvd, Toronto

November 2, 2018 To November 11, 2018

416-263-3400

Varies

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every November in the City of Toronto. Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across ...  »

06 Nov

Multiple Venues, Toronto

November 6, 2018 To November 11, 2018

$8 - $99

INDIE WEEK CANADA 2018 Music Festival + Industry Conference 250+ Acts • 25+ Venues • 6 Nights • 4am Last Call Indie Week Canada has become one of Canada’s premiere indie music festivals showcasing 250+ ...  »

22 Nov

Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, 255 Front Street West, Toronto

November 22, 2018 To November 25, 2018

905-522-6117

$20-$35

Canada's largest food and drink event is back with more than 1,500 wines, beers, spirits and gourmet foods to experience. Journey around the globe with cooking pros, talk ...  »

04 Dec

Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St, Toronto

December 4, 2018 To December 5, 2018

$35 to $78.

The 120 voices of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir are joined by the Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army and the Toronto Youth Choir for a joyous welcome-to-the-season ...  »

25 Jan

Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre, 3063 South Service Road, Burlington

January 25, 2019 To January 26, 2019

$25 to $30

The Annual Burlington Winter Beer Festival is the culmination of the Festival of Beer, an exciting celebration of beer and beer food pairing in partnership with local ...  »

13 Feb

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, Toronto

February 13, 2019 To February 24, 2019

$20 + Applicable Charges

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR MEL HAGUE Canada’s longest-running new works festival returns for a 40th year. Rhubarb transforms Buddies into a hotbed of experimentation, with artists exploring new ...  »

23 May

Yonge–Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St E, Toronto

May 23, 2019 To May 26, 2019

FREE

Join us at Yonge-Dundas Square to try some of Canada's best food trucks and over 50 varieties of gourmet poutine.  »


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