From world-class concerts, museums and galleries to bustling festivals, thrilling sports and eclectic neighbourhoods, there are unforgettable experiences waiting to be discovered across Toronto.

The TORONTO Sign at City Hall

Experience one of Toronto’s most photographed locations, the TORONTO Sign at City Hall. In the winter, the reflecting pool in front of the Sign turns into an outdoor skating rink.

Learn More About the Sign

Toronto History Museums

Visit 10 historic City-owned sites that present stories unique to Toronto. The histories told here are not tales penned by a select few, but represent a diversity of perspectives. General admission is free, but some programs may require an additional fee.

Visit Museums

Toronto Attractions

Immerse yourself in history and art, visit North America’s only castle or take in the wonders of the natural world. Toronto’s museums and attractions are not to be missed. Save on admission to attractions with the Toronto CityPass or learn about the Toronto Museum passes.

Explore Attractions

Indigenous Experiences

Toronto has the biggest Indigenous population in Ontario and the fourth biggest in the country. Take a glimpse at the cultures, traditions, art and goods offered by the people who first inhabited this land.

Experience Indigenous Cultures

St. Lawrence Market

Toronto has many food halls but none more famous than the historic St. Lawrence market at 92–⁠95 Front St. E. It offers an unparalleled atmosphere, regular events and tasty treats to delight the taste buds.

Visit the St. Lawrence Market

Kensington Market Neighbourhood

Kensington Market is a neighbourhood with an eclectic bohemian vibe and is a maze of streets located between Bathurst Street, Spadina Avenue, College Street and Dundas Street West.

Visit the Kensington Market

Distillery District

No visit to Toronto would be complete without exploring the Distillery District, a European-style walking and patio district with galleries, theatres, cafés, restaurants and one remaining distillery. Don’t miss the Distillery District’s famous Christmas markets that take place each December.

Visit the Distillery District

Neighbourhood Itineraries

Explore Toronto’s neighbourhoods for free with StrollTO, 158 self-guided strolls that cover the breadth of the greater Toronto area. Each tour comes with its own playlist by Canadian artists, inspired by the specific locale.

Find a Stroll

Themed Itineraries

Toronto’s neighbourhoods offer a variety of experiences to suit any lifestyle. Explore these neighbourhood guides for a taste of what it’s like to live like a Toronto local.

Find an Itinerary

Neighbourhood Music Compass

Toronto is Canada’s largest centre for music and home to hundreds of live music venues and record stores, dozens of music festivals and thousands of talented artists. Explore musical neighbourhoods and find local favourites across Toronto.

Find Neighbourhood Music

Local Tours

Tour the city by bike, boat or helicopter; try a photograph tour; or follow your taste buds with a food or beer tour. There are so many ways to enjoy Toronto and a wide variety of tour guides ready to take you on a new adventure.

Find a Tour

Bus Tours

Two main companies offer bus tours around Toronto. City Sightseeing Toronto lets you choose from over 24 official stops and the ticket is valid for up to seven days (including Niagara). Gray Line also offers two-hour tours of Toronto and excursions to Niagara and Ottawa.

Book a Bus Tour

Helicopter Tours

Toronto Heli Tours provides an exciting way to experience the city from 610 m (about 2,000 ft) in the air.

Book a Helicopter Tour

Signature City Events

Some of Toronto’s most loved annual events are ones produced by the City of Toronto. Find out what Torontonians get excited about each year with this selection of signature events that feature everything from art and architecture to Indigenous cultures and global cuisine.

Find Signature Events

Festival Favourites

Toronto hosts festivals for just about everything, highlights include the Toronto International Film Festival, Pride Toronto and Toronto Caribbean Carnival just to name a few.

Find a Festival

What’s On Today

Find events, street festivals, art shows, concerts, family-friendly activities and more, happening in Toronto during your stay.

Browse the Calendar

Major Sporting Events & Concerts

Toronto is home to seven professional sports leagues and attracts high-profile performing artists to its various stadiums and concert venues. Find out if your favourite artist or sports team is coming to town during your stay.

Browse Tickets

FIFA 2026

Along with 15 cities in Canada, Mexico and the United States, Toronto is a host city for the FIFA World Cup 26™. Showcasing its profound love for soccer, the city welcomes fans from around the world for matches kicking off in June 2026.

Get FIFA Ready

Enjoy inspiring performances by some of Canada’s leading arts organizations, right here in Toronto. From theatre and comedy to classical music, opera and ballet, treat your sense during your stay and find out what’s playing at the following institutions:

Please note that these are just a small selection of the performing arts organizations that operate in Toronto.

Enjoy the great outdoors in North America’s fourth largest city. Explore one of the world’s largest ravine systems or check out popular greenspaces like Toronto Island, High Park and Scarborough Bluffs. From paddle boarding and fishing in the warmer months to skating and tobogganing in winter, there’s an outdoor adventure to enjoy for every season.

Find Outdoor Adventures

AccessTO is a blog-based website for reviews of the physical spaces in Toronto including restaurants, bars and concert venues.

For details about the accessibility of specific attractions (e.g. Art Gallery of Ontario), please check each organization’s website for information.

Learn more about accessible transportation options. [Link to open Getting Around accordion]

Dive into the stories of Toronto with literary works evocative of the city, set in its neighbourhoods or written by local authors.    

Toronto Neighbourhood Reading Lists

Toronto Public Library staff compiled lists of books, primarily fiction, that take place in Toronto neighbourhoods. 

Find a Toronto Story

Library Cards for Non-Residents

Toronto Public Library is the largest public library system in the North America with 100 branches across the city. Non-residents can access library resources and borrow materials with a non-resident library card, which can be purchased at $50 for three months and $150 for 12 months. Some exceptions apply. Non-resident library cards can be purchased at any branch upon presentation of valid identification.

Find a Library Branch

Toronto Book Award Winners

Each year the City of Toronto honour books of literary merit by local authors that are inspired by the city. These may include everything from novels and works about social issues to biographies, children’s books and graphic novels.

Pick a Winner

Toronto Lit Up Book Launches

Meet local authors and join them in celebrating the launch of new books or simply find some of the hottest new releases by Toronto authors. 

Find a New Release