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Diary of Events and Happenings in Toronto, Ontario.

York BIA - Little Jamaica Festival

Saturday 13 July 2024 - A dynamic two-day celebration of Caribbean culture, community and diversity, fostering unity and celebration. Visitors can immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of Caribbean culture, crafts, mouth-watering cuisine, information from the Jamaican Consulate, and lively performances by Tarrus Riley, the Black Soil Band and other local and Jamaican artists. All powered by the producers of Crave the Event. Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact - - Event Details

Creative Festival

Saturday 13 July 2024 - Shop from local art and fine craft vendors, enjoy live performances, a plein air painting competition, as well as free art workshops, and more! This is an all ages event! - 56 Neilson Dr, Toronto, ON M9C 1V8, Canada - Event Details

Beaches Artisan Market

Saturday 13 July 2024 - BEACH LIFE Come join us in Kew Gardens for a day filled with creativity and fun! The park will be lined with local artists, vendors, and small businesses showcasing the best of Toronto's vibrant arts scene. Don't miss out on this exciting celebration of community and culture! See you there! Pet Friendly! - 2075 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1J1, Canada - Event Details

GWN Sport Regatta

Saturday 13 July 2024 - The 25th Annual GWN Sport Regatta is one of Ontario’s top dragon boat sport racing regattas. Soak up the excitement along the city’s waterfront, featuring a full day of on water racing and on land festival grounds offering a variety of activities for all participants and spectators. Join us for in cheering on the athletes while exploring the Health and Wellness Zone, Vendor Village, Food Truck area, and much more! - Marilyn Bell Park, 1095 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 2R5, Canada - Event Details

Family Fest Weekend

Saturday 13 July 2024 - Our third annual Family Fest! Featuring a variety of performances and activities from theatre to music to poetry to hula hoops. From toddlers to teenagers to kids at heart, there's something for everyone at Family Fest. This year's featured artists: Frog in Hand - roving performance Douzie - Métis fiddler Poesy - personalized poetry Spirit of Africa - dance and drumming Trash Panda Brass - brass band music performance The Grand Salto Theatre - clown theatre Roseneath Theatre - Theatre for Young Audiences Scarborough Uke Jam - Ukulele play along Hoop You - interactive hula hoop event Sinfonia Toronto String Quartet - classical music performance For details and a full schedule visit our website. - 201 Guildwood Pkwy, Scarborough, ON M1E 1P5, Canada - Event Details

Finding Home (Arts in the Parks)

Saturday 13 July 2024 - The story of two best friends who also happen to be salmon from Lake Ontario. Beagle and Sojo do everything together, as true best friends always do. Until one day Beagle starts to change and gets the urge to set off on an adventure upstream–whether Sojo wants to come or not. The piece has been nominated for five Dora Mavor Moore Awards, and won for Outstanding New Play – Theatre for Young Audiences. The show is produced by Theatre Direct, created by Animacy Theatre Collective, and presented by Crossroads Theatre. - Memorial Park, 22 Little Ave, York, ON M9N 1K6, Canada - Event Details

SummerSeries in Trillium Park

Saturday 13 July 2024 - SummerSeries is back with live music, arts and culture, and wellness programming. Weekend programming has been carefully curated by our program partners to deliver a summer season with entertainment for all ages! - 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 3B9, Canada - Event Details

Mixto Festival Toronto

Saturday 13 July 2024 - A unique Toronto festival - rooted in the dance floor and representing music from across the globe. Mixto is a celebration of rhythm without borders designed to foster inclusivity and cultural appreciation. The festival's diverse lineup spans continents and genres, offering a rich mix of cross-cultural performances and genre-defying acts. Folks of all ages and walks of life can enjoy music and dancing alongside children’s programming, hot food and cool treats from local vendors together with a licensed bar, art installations and overall impeccable vibes - there’s something for everyone at Mixto. - 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 3B9, Canada - Event Details

Through the Generations: Community Arts Workshops

Saturday 13 July 2024 - Join us for a series of community workshops led by artist Kanisha Dabreo (and supported by STEPS Public Art) that will lead to a final mural. Through the Generations is a community co-created public art project that centres intergenerational exchange through an Afrofuturistic lens to transmit cultural traditions, stories and beliefs to younger generations while working together to envision an equitable and vibrant future for Black people within the Jane and Finch community. Registration is encouraged but drop-ins are welcome for this City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot Signature Project. - 1785 Finch Ave W, North York, ON M3N 1M6, Canada - Event Details