dancers on main stage at Nathan Phillips Square

Save the date for the 8th 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: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

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

Event Highlights

  • Entertaining performances
  • 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.

2022 Event Sponsors

All sponsorship negotiations for Toronto Newcomer Day 2022 are now closed.

For more information, please contact Merona Abbas Estiphanos at or Allan Olexson at