Doors Open Toronto
Sat. and Sun. May 28 and 29, 10 am to 5 pm
Fort York opens its doors for this annual celebration of history and architecture. Enjoy special tours of some of Toronto's oldest architecture and original War of 1812 buildings, or stroll the grounds of this National Historic Site.
Saturday is Artillery Day featuring displays of historic and modern guns and demonstrations, presentations, and firing through the day.
Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the 48th Highlanders of Canada at the Tattoo on Saturday from 2 to 3:30 pm
Free admission all weekend
Sat. and Sun. June 4 and 5
Toronto’s downtown community music and arts festival.
Indigenous Arts Festival @ Fort York
Fri. to Sun. June 17 to 19
Energizing Fort York with powerful traditions and contemporary creations the 4th annual festival celebrates traditional and contemporary music, dance, theatre, storytelling, visual arts, crafts, and food by Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island. Produced by Fort York in collaboration with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.
Na-Me-Res Traditional Outdoor PowWow
Sat. June 18, 12 noon to 5:30 pm
Native Men’s Residence Traditional PowWow is held to recognize National Aboriginal History Month. The event features traditional dancing, drumming, feast, giveaway, kids’ area, and craft vendors. More than one hundred traditional dancers are expected to participate. The day begins with a sunrise ceremony and the Grand Entry takes place at 12 noon.