Toronto is the home to many exciting events on a yearly basis. From music festivals to parades, Toronto has it all. We are counting down the days to enjoy an event that doesn’t subject us to the winter chill. Luckily warmer weather and the seasonal events that come along with it are just around the corner! We’ve gathered 10 of the best events to look forward to in the city this year!
Mark your calendars to ensure you don’t miss these Toronto events!
Date: March 17-19
Lovers of comics, anime, gaming, and all things pop culture unite for Toronto’s FAN EXPO! There are always special guests, panels, sketches, workshops, and more! Get your tickets here, as the Comicon date is quickly approaching.
TO Food and Drink Fest
Date: March 31 – April 2
Toronto’s Food and Drink Fest is right around the corner! Enjoy 3 days of incredible food, drinks, shopping, music, and more at this 19+ event. In between (or during) drinking and eating, check out The Chef Workshop where you’ll experience the very best local and celebrity chefs cooking live on stage! Get your tickets here.
Cirque du Soleil: KOOZA
Date: April 7 – June 18
Cirque du Soleil is returning to Toronto this spring with its show, KOOZA! If you want to be wowed by acrobatic greatness, and an unforgettable production, get your tickets here!
Date: May 27, 28
Every year, in May, Doors Open Toronto invites the public to explore the city’s most-loved buildings and sites, free of charge! Become a tourist in your own city and explore! There will even be rare access to buildings that aren’t usually open to the public.
Date: June 23, 24, 25
Pride Toronto is a not-for-profit organization that supports the 2LGBT2QI+ communities of the city and beyond, and hosts one of the largest pride celebrations in the world! The main parade takes place from the corner of Church St and Bloor St all the way down Yonge St to Yonge-Dundas Square. This year it has a Green Initiative to take a more sustainable approach, in hopes of eventually being 0 waste!
Toronto’s Festival of Beer
Date: July 28-30
Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a highly looked forward to event by Toronto locals and visitors! If you like all kinds of beer, bands, and food, you don’t want to miss this event. Every year it’s hosted at Bandshell Park, and you can get tickets here!
Date: August 3 – 7
North America’s largest Caribbean Festival is hosted right in Toronto! The festival always has a great turnout of people who are there to enjoy great food, music, culture, and the infamous parade!
VELD Music Festival
Date: August 4, 5, 6
VELD Music Festival is the largest annual electronic music festival in Canada. And it’s held right at Downsview Park in Toronto! This year’s lineup has already been released and it includes Loud Luxury and Tiësto in the mix! Get your tickets here to ensure you don’t miss out on this highly anticipated music festival!
CNE (Canada’s National Exhibition)
Date: August 18 – September 4
Canada’s National Exhibition AKA The Ex is coming back again this summer! The first CNE event was way back in 1879 and is still going strong today. It’s Canada’s biggest national fair, full of rides, games, food, and more!
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
Date: September 7 – 17
2023 marks the 48th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival! It’s one of the most attended film festivals in the world, and major celebrities are always in attendance to celebrate international and Canadian cinema. Hosted out of the TIFF Bell Lightbox
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