Events in Toronto

From star-studded festivals like the Toronto International Film Festival to cultural celebrations like the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, the city hosts countless events that will fuel your curiosity, no matter your interests.

With a jam-packed lineup of events each week, it’s easy to be spontaneous in this city. Check out Now Playing Toronto for an up-to-date calendar on everything in the city today, this weekend and this week.

If you’re looking to plan ahead, look no further than Toronto’s year-round annual events calendar, with world-renowned events each season, from professional sports to Toronto Pride.

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Annual Events & Festivals

Annual Events & Festivals

Canadian Music Week

June 5 to June 10, 2023 - A must-see event for concert fans and music industry members.

Cavalcade of Lights

November 26, 2022 to January 7, 2023 - Annual holiday festival at Nathan Phillips Square.

Do West Fest

June 9 to 11, 2023 -  A celebration of music, arts, food, fun, and community along Dundas...

Interior view of Osgoode Hall in Toronto with people walking around

Doors Open Toronto

May 27 & 28, 2023 - An intimate peek at some of the city’s most storied structures.

Glow Christmas

2023 dates to be announced - Celebrate the holidays beneath a million twinkling lights.

Honda Indy Toronto

July 14 to 16, 2023 - See exciting street races in the IndyCar series at Exhibition Place.

Marquee sign for JFL42


September 21 to 30, 2023 - Witness some of the best comedy in Canada.

Luminato Festival

June 7 to 18, 2023 - Enjoy performances, visual art, concerts and interactive exhibits.

National Bank Open

August 5 to 13, 2023 - Experience the third-oldest tennis tournament in the world.

Nuit Blanche is a free all-night contemporary art event featuring installations throughout the city

Nuit Blanche Toronto

September 23, 2023 - An all-night art event splashed across Toronto.

Performers on stage at a North by Northeast concert in summer


June 13 to 17, 2023 - Witness emerging artists from Canada and around the globe.

Taste of the Danforth is a yearly food and culture festival held in Toronto, in the Greektown area along Danforth Avenue

Taste of the Danforth

August 11 to 13, 2023 - Immerse yourself in culture in Toronto’s Greektown.