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Toronto … Festivals & Events
Winterlicious January 27-
Explore and savour Toronto's internationally renowned and diverse cuisine during the gastronomic celebration Winterlicious.
Canada Blooms March 16-
The Toronto Flower and Garden Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada's largest horticultural exhibition.
Wizard World Fun Park March 11-
Wizard World Fun Park, Toronto's Largest Indoor Family Fun Park.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 11, 2012
Toronto St. Patrick's Day Parade, one of the largest in North America, has grown to include 100 organizations, 32 Irish county associations, 2,000 marchers, 30 floats, 14 bands as well as an assortment of wolfhounds, leprechauns and talking shamrocks.
Toronto Wine And Cheese Show March 16-
A World of Award-
Desifest May, 2012
Toronto Marathon May 6, 2012
The 2012 edition promises to be a record breaker as athletes again come to Toronto from all over the globe to enjoy the fast, scenic course held for the first time in the beautiful spring weather of May.
Carassauga Festival of Cultures May 25-
Experience the tastes and sounds of more than 64 countries at the largest multicultural Festival in Ontario.
Toronto Doors Open May 26-
Doors Open Toronto — one weekend, once a year — close to 150 buildings of architectural,
historic, cultural and social significance open their doors to the public for a city-
Waterfront Blues June 1-
The Waterfront Blues: Metro Toronto’s only genuine Blues festival. Come out for a
weekend of live music at the annual Waterfront Blues Festival in The Beaches -
Woofstock June 9-
Woofstock is the largest outdoor festival for dogs in all of North America.
North by Northeast Festivals and Conference (NXNE)
North by Northeast (NXNE) is Canada’s biggest and most important music festival. During the past decade, NXNE has developed a worldwide reputation for discovering and exposing new and emerging talent to music fans and industry professionals.
The Beach BBQ & Brews Festival June 15-
Come out to this FREE RIBFEST to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations, Craft Vendors and of course the Beer Garden.
Pride Toronto June 22-
Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures,
creativities, families, friends and lives. It includes a three-
Toronto Jazz Festival June 22-
The TD Toronto Jazz Festival has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz festivals. Attractions include more than 350 performances with over 1,500 musicians performing at approximately 40 locations around Toronto.
Dragon Boat Race Festival June 23-
Organized by the Toronto Chinese Business Association and Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival, the Festival in 2012 will once again expect 180 to 200 teams with over 5,000 athletes.
Toronto Fringe July 4-
The Fringe Festival is Toronto’s largest theatre and performance festival. 140+ productions are featured at 25+ venues across the west end of Toronto, drawing more than 70,000 people over 12 days each year.
Summerlicious July 6 -
Take advantage of the incredible value and exclusive three-
Festival of South Asia July 7-
The Festival of South Asia creates a window into the East to celebrate and experience the culture and cuisine of South Asia. From Bhangra to Basmati to Bollywood music, this event has all the ingredients to make festival visitors feel like they've traveled the world.
Toronto Caribbean Carnival
Every summer, Toronto, Canada blazes with the excitement of calypso, steel pan and elaborate masquerade costumes during the annual Caribbean carnival formerly known as Caribana.
Beaches International Jazz Festival July 20-
The Festival takes place across a number of venues. Stage concerts are held in several
different parks within the area and also along a 2 kilometre stretch of the Beach
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Toronto’s Festival Of Beer July 27, 2012
Over the past years, Toronto's Festival of Beer has become the ultimate culmination of great brew, good music and beer revelry.
Mabuhay Festival 28 July, 2012
Mabuhay is one of the premier festivals in Toronto and is the largest celebration of Philippines’ heritage, arts and culture in the country.
Taste of the Danforth August 10-
Toronto's favourite street festival has a whole new way to celebrate the fun flavours of Greece and summer in the city. Every year in August, the city of Toronto flocks to GreekTown on the Danforth.
Canadian National Exhibition (The Ex)
The CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events, midway rides and games,
a working farm, parades and sports, international food and shopping, Kids’ World,
and a three-
Hispanic Fiesta August 31-
Hispanic Fiesta is ready to fill Mel Lastman Square with the splendid sounds, tempting treats and colourful culture that the Hispanic heritage is famous for. Hispanic Fiesta will feature the best known local & International Hispanic performers covering 20 different countries, that speak Spanish.
Toronto International Film Festival September 6-
Founded in 1976, the TIFF is now one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.
Terry Fox Run September 16, 2012
In keeping with the approach of its founder, The Terry Fox Run (1981 -
Toronto Ukrainian Festival September 14-
The Toronto Ukrainian Festival is a celebration of Toronto’s diversity. It has established itself as one of the premier Ukrainian festivals in North America.
The Word On The Street September 23, 2012
The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and the written word.
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair November 2-
From thrilling animal attractions to the world-
Gourmet Food & Wine Expo November 15-
The Gourmet Food & Wine Expo offers 38,000 guests an unparalleled opportunity to sample over 1,500 fine wines, beers and spirits from around the globe.
Canadian Aboriginal Festival November, 2012
The Canadian Aboriginal Festival offers something for everyone from shopping, food, spectacular dancing, lacrosse, contemporary music,and many other items.
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A combination of live music and food hot off the grill makes for the perfect summer lunch hour escape at Nathan Phillips Square.
Fresh Wednesdays feature live noon-
Dance under the stars this summer! Sunday Serenades features the very best in swing, big band and jazz acts to complement Toronto's warm summer evenings at Mel Lastman Square.
Late November, 2012
Cavalcade of Lights at Nathan Phillips Square is a spectacular 45-