Toronto Summer Events

Caribana Festival

Caribana Festival

Caribana is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions held each summer. The carnival is North America’s largest street festival with over 1.3 million visitors each year for the festival?s final parade.

Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto Film Festival (TIFF), one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, lasts for 10 days and screens between 300-400 films at approximately 23 screens in Toronto?s downtown core.

Taste of the Danforth

Taste of the Danforth

The Taste of the Danforth celebrates the fun and flavours of Greece and runs every year in August. It’s located in Toronto’s Greektown and is Canada?s largest street festival welcoming over 1 million people.

Beer Festival

Beer Festival

The Toronto Beer Festival is a celebration of Canada?s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the country. This festival is also known as Beerlicious or Beerfest.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

The Scotiabank Nuit Blanche event is an annual all night arts festival. For one night, the city becomes the artistic playground for a series of exhilarating contemporary art experiences.

Summerlicious

Summerlicious

Summerlicious is a food festival that runs during the first 2 weeks of July. The festival takes place at various participating restaurants all over the city who offer a promotion price on lunch and dinner.

Sunday Serenades

Sunday Serenades

Sunday Serenades is a weekly concert series that runs annually at Mel Lastman Square bringing the smooth sounds of the city’s best swing, big band and jazz acts to Toronto’s warm summer evenings.

Tasty Thursdays

Tasty Thursdays

Tasty Thursdays is an entertainment series in the heart of Toronto that runs from mid July to late August. The event combines delicious food at great prices and a free noon-hour concerts.

Fresh Wednesdays

Fresh Wednesdays

Fresh Wednesdays is an event held during Toronto’s summer months, which features free live noon hour concerts to complement shopping at Nathan Phillips Square’s annual Farmers Market.