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Annual Festivals & Events

Food, music, art, culture—whatever your passion, there’s a festival for it in Toronto.

Check out even more events on our Toronto Events Calendar.

Canadian Music Week

Part industry conference, part performance festival and all music, CMW rocks Toronto for a week each...

Cavalcade of Lights

Kick off the holiday season with the lighting of Toronto’s official Christmas tree at this...

Doors Open Toronto

Toronto was the very first city to host Doors Open in North America! Architecturally, historically,...

Honda Indy Toronto

Honda Indy Toronto is a world-class motorsports festival which takes place annually on a...

Marquee sign for JFL42


42 Things. 10 Days. 1 Pass. Just for Laughs presents a new kind of interactive festival, JFL42.

Luminato Festival

Each June, the Luminato Festival transforms theatres, parks and public spaces across the city and...

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

Nuit Blanche Toronto

A contemporary art event that magically transforms Toronto’s streets and public spaces into an...

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

Bringing the delectable cuisine of Greece out of local restaurants and into the streets, GreekTown...

Crowd watching performance at TD Jazz Festival, in front of Roy Thompson Hall

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

Delivering the sounds of the world’s greatest jazz musicians from the most intimate of venues...

The Toronto Light Festival offers a visual journey and a playful adventure throughout the walking streets of The Distillery District. The Festival exhibits local and international light artists.

The Toronto Light Festival

The city’s original light festival artfully illuminates the Distillery Historic District every...

The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting four-week cultural celebration of Caribbean music, cuisine and revelry. It is the largest cultural event in Canada and the largest outdoor festival in North America.

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

A cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry and visual and performing arts, for over...

People participate in Toronto's Pride festival parade

Toronto Pride

One of the largest Pride celebrations in the world, Toronto Pride has an estimated attendance of...