Festival of India 2018

Festival of India 2018

The Festival of India (aka Ratha-Yatra) kicks off with the ever popular Parade down Yonge St and continues celebrations over on Centre Island for the weekend.

An expected crowd of over 40,000 people will line the streets and participate in the weekend festivities. The festival is open to the public and is FREE for everyone (except for ferry across to island – info below!).

Parade
July 14 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm):  Parade is ONLY on the Saturday.
Starts at Yonge & Asquith (near Toronto Reference Library),  proceeds down Yonge Street, ending at Queens Quay [Route]
Festival
July 14 –  July 15:  Toronto Centre Island
Highlights include:
  • Massive, outdoor tented pavilion
  • music, dance, & drama performances
  • South Asian Bazaar
  • outdoor yoga festival – Yoga Meltdown
  • Bhakti Cloud; a fun-filled/educational children’s area incl. yoga for children
and more!
Beaches International Jazz Festival 2018

Beaches International Jazz Festival 2018

Toronto’s beloved music festival and summer mainstay, the Beaches International Jazz Festival, returns from July 6 to 29, 2018 to celebrate its 30th year of unparalleled music from both established and emerging artists.

Featuring multiple stages and venues, the return of festival favourites and leading musical talent, the 30th annual Beaches International Jazz Festival is one that can’t be missed.
Toronto Ribfest 2018

Toronto Ribfest 2018

Since 1999, Toronto Ribfest has been delivering family entertainment to Toronto with the most exciting Canada Day weekend party around! Between the live entertainment, exciting midway and Kids Zone, and of course, the mouth-watering food, everyone has fun and no one leaves hungry.

But Toronto Ribfest is about more than just the food, fun, and music. We’re proud of the fact that 100% of the proceeds from Toronto Ribfest goes back into our community and to select programs that make our world a better place. Through the hard work of Rotary Etobicoke, our community sponsors and partners, and hundreds of volunteers, we’ve raised close to $4 million since we started 18 years ago – and every penny goes to support our causes.
Canada Day Weekend – Harbourfront 2018

Canada Day Weekend – Harbourfront 2018

All music, all weekend long: Join us on Canada Day weekend as we celebrate the diversity and creativity of peoples and cultures that call Canada “home.” From June 29 to July 2, Toronto’s waterfront is the place to be as popular artists from across the country come together for One Land: Many Nations. Featuring voices that are feminist, Indigenous, People of Colour, queer, newcomer and otherwise underrepresented within Canada – or Kanata – these concerts will showcase the many talents that live, learn and create together on this land.
Canada Day 2018 in Toronto

Canada Day 2018 in Toronto

Celebrate Canada Day 2018 across the city! Events in Toronto for Canada Day weekend 2018 are set to keep you busy while celebrating our glorious country.
Toronto Brew & BBQ Festival 2018

Toronto Brew & BBQ Festival 2018

Get your taste buds ready for one of the most delicious events of the summer - our Brew & BBQ Festival!

Come indulge in some of your favourite BBQ dishes including ribs, burgers, pulled pork (and more), while sampling refreshing brews and ciders from some of the best local breweries around! And with over 70 craft beers/ciders to choose from, you won't be disappointed.

Enjoy a day of fun at the park, and take in some good music and great eats at our third annual Brew & BBQ Festival. Entry to the event is FREE with park admission!
Toronto Craft Beer Festival 2018

Toronto Craft Beer Festival 2018

Toronto Craft Beer Festival is back, and we've added an extra day due to popular demand!

Join June 22nd to 24th to celebrate independent craft brewers. The festival will feature finely made craft beers and ciders, as well as delicious food, fun activities, and live music for 19+ festival-goers.
TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2018

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2018

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz festivals produced annually by Toronto Downtown Jazz, a Canadian registered charity. The festival attracts in excess of 500,000 loyal patrons annually over 10 days as more than 1,500 musicians entertain all across the city. More than 100 free concerts will be presented throughout stages in Yorkville, multiple Grammy award-winner Aaron Neville will be headlining the Festival’s Yorkville Avenue stage.
Redpath Waterfront Festival 2018

Redpath Waterfront Festival 2018

Three days of free entertainment and events are happening along the waterfront from Spadina to Lower Sherbourne. This year’s Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport, invites you to a giant beach party on Toronto’s Waterfront!
Toronto Pride Parade 2018

Toronto Pride Parade 2018

Pride Toronto expects everyone to behave with openness, respect, and support. After all, the Pride Parade is not only about Pride in Toronto’s LGBTTIQQ2SA community, but celebrating diversity and the variety of life in Toronto while respecting differences amongst its citizens and visitors, and creating an inclusive experience for all.