• Toronto Vegan Food & Drink Festival (Garrison Common, 2015)

    Sat. August 8
    Toronto’s first-ever all vegan festival catering to a 19+ crowd offers  the very best in comfort food, craft brews, wine, and spirits from a variety of reputable vegan vendors. This daylong festival takes place outdoors and will include live performances by local vegan bands such as Marico Novelli, Matt Kadovich, Dream Awake, Hot Apollo, and Midnight Lemonade, as well as a special act by Netflix vegan comedian Mqk Kaplan!

  • TIME (Toronto Independent Music Experience, 2015)

    Sat.  August 15
    Independent music festival featuring Die Antwood, Mac Demarco, Ariel Pink, BadBadNotGood, Yung Lean, Alison Wonderland, and more.

  • New Generation Steelband Festival (Fort York, 2015)

    Sun. July 19
    A celebration of Caribbean steel pan music featuring GTA youth steelbands, award-winning ensembles Pan Fantasy and Afropan, and special guest artists Fusion Steelband Orchestra of Trinidad and Tobago, all performing outdoors.  Enjoy authentic Caribbean food, all ages steel pan workshops, Dance Caribe Performance Company, DJ C-Lex de Soca Flex, and special soccer demonstrations. Come participate in Toronto's vibrant Caribbean community and support youth engagement with this proud tradition. Hosted by MC Itah Sadu. Presented by Fort York and the Pan Arts Network.
    Free admission

  • Historic Cooking Classes, Salad Herbs (2015)

    Sun. August 16, 10 am to 3:30 pm 
    In the 1826 Officers' Mess Kitchen
    Using wholesome green herbs and vegetables from the Fort York garden, participants will build fresh salads and make dressings using historical recipes and techniques.
    Lunch and recipe packages are included. $75 + HST
    Pre-registration and payment are required, 416-392-7484.

  • Lolë White Tour (Garrison Common, 2015)

    Sat. August 22
    Unroll your yellow mat and be guided by inspiring teachers to the rhythm of renowned musicians. Share a unique experience with thousands of other yogis all dressed in white as a symbol of peace. Connect with your mind, body, and soul to feel all the power of this major gathering.

  • Mad Decent Block Party (2015)

    Sat. August 29
    An electronic music festival that brings a beat-blasting block party to cities across North America, this is the tour’s only stop in Canada, aside from one other date in Vancouver, so fans of electronic music should  not to miss it. This year’s performers are Thugli, Jauz, Major Lazer, and many more.

  • TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival, 2015)

    Fri. to Sun. September 18 to 20
    TURF will be closing out a jam-packed summer of music festivals in the city when it returns to Fort York Garrison Common for its third instalment. This year's lineup features fifty-two artists including the Pixies, Lucinda Williams, Of Monsters and Men, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Wilco, the Avett Brothers, Neko Case, UB40, Cake, Lord Huron, Desaparecidos, Deerhunter, Built to Spill, and many more.

  • TIFF in the Park (Fort York) 'The Sapphires' (2015)

    Fri. September 25, 7:30 pm
    2015 marks TIFF’s fortieth anniversary and Fort York joins the celebration by hosting the final screening of TIFF's popular city-wide outdoor film series, TIFF in the Park, with a screening of The Sapphires. Premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, it is an entertaining and inspirational tale set in the heady days of the late ‘60s about a quartet of talented young singers from a remote Aboriginal mission in Australia.
    Free admission

  • On Common Ground Festival (2015)

    Sat. and Sun. September 26 and 27 
    A family friendly festival of culture and community, On Common Ground will energize Fort York with an awesome mix of mobile music, site specific dance, puppet theatre, multi-media installations, storytelling, and crafts.
    Free admission

  • The Holiday Season at Fort York (2015)

    December 14 to December 31
    Mon. to Fri. 10 am to 4 pm; Sat. and Sun 10 am to 5 pm
    Enjoy a visit to Fort York National Historic Site this festive season. Sample baking from the 1826 Officers' Mess kitchen and soak up the warmth of a crackling wood fire. Be sure to browse the Museum Store to find special gifts for all ages and interests.
    Regular admission.