The City produces dozens of major events, inclusive cultural programs and celebrations to highlight the vibrancy and diversity of Toronto, attract tourism and promote local and national artists. The Festivals & Events Calendar features all City-produced events alongside hundreds of events created by the community.

Festivals & Events Calendar

Browse the City of Toronto's Festivals & Events Calendar and discover concerts, art exhibits, film screenings, theatre listings, family events and more.


An international forum for real-world applications of geographic information systems (GIS) technology. November 21, 2018

Cavalcade of Lights

Glittering lights, music, skating and spectacular winter fireworks at Nathan Phillips Square. November 24, 2018.

Toronto Sports Summit

Torontonians involved in community sports gather for a day-long networking and capacity building event. November 24, 2018.

Scarborough Sunday Concert Series

Enjoy live bands performing at the Scarborough Civic Centre twice a month from September to June.

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year at Nathan Phillips Square on December 31, 2018 with free entertainment and a stunning midnight fireworks display.


Savour Toronto's winter culinary scene with prix fixe menus at the city's top restaurants, plus unique food events. January - February 2019.

High Park Cherry Blossoms

Each Spring thousands of people visit High Park to take part in the century-old Japanese tradition of Sakura Hanami or "cherry blossom flower viewing."

Doors Open Toronto

Explore more than 100 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across Toronto each year at the end of May.

STOMP Urban Dance Competition

Hundreds of young performers take to the stage every May to showcase their urban dance styles.

Youth Week Toronto

Each May celebrate the abilities and talents of Toronto's youth in the areas of civic engagement, recreation, arts and sports.

More City-Produced Events

There's even more great events scheduled for later in the year. Plan ahead to attend upcoming arts and culture, food, heritage, music and sporting events.