Annually the City of Toronto hosts thousands of events that contribute to the vitality of our city.  From local block parties to international championships that engage communities and bring visitors to Toronto, all events are unique.

The key to a successful event is preparation! To assist those planning events on public property, these pages list resources, tips and tools, event-related permit and service information, and links to sites and venues.

Permit and Application Contacts

Tips for event producers, required applications, event information and more.

Sites & Locations

Information on booking Civic Centres, Public Squares, Cultural Spaces and Parks

Quick Permit, Fee and Timeline Chart

A chart with details for several City divisions.

Event Criteria, Definitions & Examples

Event categories defined with examples.

Significant Events Hosted in Toronto

One-time significant events that City is hosting.

Bidding & Hosting Strategy

City of Toronto Bidding and Hosting Strategy for Significant Special Events.

Toronto Significant Event Investment Program (TSEIP)

Grant information and guidelines for significant one-time special events hosted in Toronto.