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.

Toronto Light Festival

Every winter Toronto’s Distillery District glimmers when the switch flips on the Toronto Light Festival. Just a few years old, the Toronto Light Festival blends festive beverages, live entertainment, international artists, and of course thousands and thousands of colourful lights. 

The entire neighbourhood turns into an outdoor interactive art gallery from January to March, packed with the kind of installations you might expect to see at Burning Man or Bonnaroo, or if you stepped inside a Yayoi Kusama exhibit. 

Most reflect Toronto’s multicultural character and catching all the various concepts can sometimes feel like a scavenger hunt. Things to do at the Toronto Light Festival include viewing the work of design collectives and artists from around the world come together to create an experience well worth braving Toronto’s famous winters, whether you have a toddy or hot chocolate in hand.

Date(s): January - March 2022
Location: Toronto Distillery District
Website: https://torontolightfest.com/

2022 Toronto Light Festival Highlights 

Things to see at the Toronto Light Festival include:

  • Light displays
  • International art
  • Cocktails
  • Concerts

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