Save the date for the 6th annual Toronto Newcomer Day! All Torontonians are invited to join us in welcoming newcomers in Toronto with activities and entertainment at this showcase of Toronto’s diverse communities.

Date: Thursday, May 21

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.

Event Highlights

  • City Hall tours
  • Entertaining performances
  • Citizenship ceremony
  • Colouring for children
  • Free Tim Hortons beverages
  • Food trucks
  • Interactive activities
  • Information fair
  • Newcomer marketplace
  • Newcomer food fair
  • Prizes and giveaways
  • “Welcome Gesture”

First proclaimed in 2015, Toronto Newcomer Day is an annual event held in May that welcomes newcomers to Toronto, helps them understand and access a wide range of services, and celebrates their contributions to the city. The event features a number of activities including a formal stage program, a citizenship ceremony for new Canadians, tours of City Hall, a newcomer marketplace, and an information fair.

Toronto Newcomer Day includes an information fair that promotes newcomers’ knowledge of programs available to them. To apply to be an exhibitor, please express your interest by completing the Information Fair Exhibitor Application.

Deadline to apply: March 20, 2020

All sponsorship negotiations for Toronto Newcomer Day 2020 are now closed.

For more information, please contact Muna Gaye at or Allan Olexson at

2020 Event Sponsors

Logo for Tim Hortons
Meridian logo
Star Metro Land Media logo
Purple and orange logo for Chatr mobile TM
Royale logo - white kittens on blue background
New Canadian TV Show logo - red play button with Canada goose

2020 Community Partners

  • Dreamwalker Dance Company
  • LEGO Foundation
  • Muse Arts
  • Neighbourhood Arts Network
  • Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre
  • Toronto Ward Museum
  • Toronto East Quadrant Local Immigration Partnership
  • Regent Park Catering Collective