Thank you to those who attended and celebrated the ninth annual Toronto Newcomer Day at Nathan Phillips Square. We look forward to seeing you next year.


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 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.

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
  • Henna artist
  • HistoricTO Neighbourhood Walking Tours


Toronto Newcomer Day includes an information fair that promotes newcomers’ knowledge of programs available to them. This year, over 100 exhibitors participated in the information fair.

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