Events

The Summer Fun Guide Event Calendar is your best place to find things to do in Ontario today, this weekend or next month. With loads of great events for singles, couples, and families, everyone can find a festival or event for a day off, a beautiful Sunday or a holiday.

The event calendar has everything from Music festivals, Food and Wine festivals (Ribfests too!), Film festivals, Cultural Festivals, and Family Festivals to Arts Festivals, Craft fairs, Busker Festivals, Comedy festivals, and Theatre festivals, to seasonal festivals (Fall, Halloween, Pumpkin, Christmas, Maple Syrup), Sports events and Fireworks shows. These are only a few examples and the list goes on.

Don't forget to check the listings in the rest of the directory for events too. In the Museums & Galleries category, you will find special historical exhibits, re-enactments and art themed events, in the Parks, Trails, Beaches & Gardens category, look for maple syrup, hiking and nature events, in the Wineries & Microbreweries and Culinary Experiences & Artisanal Foods categories, bring your tastebuds for food, wine and beer events...even the Fishing category has free fishing day events!

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Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights-event-photo

Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights

Nov 16 2019 to Jan 12 2020

Region : Niagara Region      City: Niagara Falls

Enjoy the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, Canada's foremost illumination festival in its most famous address – Niagara Falls – as we capture the magic of the holiday season.T...  » Read more

Nov 16
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Jan 12
River Lights Winter Festival-event-photo

River Lights Winter Festival

Nov 16 2019 to Jan 05 2020

Region : Southwestern Ontario      City: Amherstburg

November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2019 100’s of themed light displays light up the downtown core of Amherstburg immersing you in the holiday spirit. Make it a family tradition to walk amongst the li...  » Read more

Nov 16
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Jan 05
First Light at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons-event-photo

First Light at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons

Nov 21 2019 to Dec 07 2019

Region : Central Ontario      City: Midland

Now in its 20th year, Sainte-Marie's "First Light" is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles. The magic beg...  » Read more

Nov 21
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Dec 07
Chase Away Winter Fun at The Museum of Illusions-event-photo

Chase Away Winter Fun at The Museum of Illusions

Nov 22 2019 to Jan 08 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

What could be better than snowflakes and chestnuts roasting on an open fire? How about 80+ illusions, installations, exhibits and dilemma games for the whole family to enjoy! Make this holiday season ...  » Read more

Nov 22
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Jan 08
Holiday Hills Christmas Market-event-photo

Holiday Hills Christmas Market

Nov 22 2019 to Dec 22 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

eat, drink, shop, play, make, see, and connect this holiday season at stackt market.   The newest Christmas Market, Holiday Hills, will feature unique activations in...  » Read more

Nov 22
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Dec 22
Google Nest Presents Legends of Arendelle at CF Toronto Eaton Centre-event-photo

Google Nest Presents Legends of Arendelle at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Nov 25 2019 to Dec 08 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

To celebrate the beginning of the holiday season and help you catch up with what’s been happening in Arendelle as Disney’s “Frozen 2” hits theaters, Google is bringing an interactive experienc...  » Read more

Nov 25
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Dec 08
Alight at Night Festival at Upper Canada Village - Opening Night-event-photo

Alight at Night Festival at Upper Canada Village - Opening Night

Nov 29 2019 to Jan 04 2020

Region : Eastern Ontario      City: Morrisburg

Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Close to one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees and fences of Upper Canada Village creating a magical b...  » Read more

Nov 29
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Jan 04
Burlington's Lakeside Festival of Lights-event-photo

Burlington's Lakeside Festival of Lights

Nov 29 2019 to Jan 08 2020

Region : Southwestern Ontario      City: Burlington

Come share your holiday spirits with family and friends while strolling through the 60 magical lighting displays set up at Spencer Smith Park from November 29, 2019 to January 8, 2020. The lights are ...  » Read more

Nov 29
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Jan 08
Simcoe Christmas Panorama River of Lights-event-photo

Simcoe Christmas Panorama River of Lights

Nov 30 2019 to Jan 05 2020

Region : Central Ontario      City: Simcoe

"Lights On" Saturday November 29th - Opening Night Ceremony 6pm "Lights Off" Sunday January 5th, 2020 is the final nightThousands of lights and themed displays will trans...  » Read more

Nov 30
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Jan 05
Blumination Dream Trail -event-photo

Blumination Dream Trail

Nov 30 2019 to Mar 28 2020

Region : Central Ontario      City: Blue Mountains

Spectacular lights. Sensational sounds. It’s a one-kilometer winter stroll through the heights of innovation to the edge of your imagination. Follow the trail along beautiful, tree-lined pedestrian ...  » Read more

Nov 30
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Mar 28
Evergreen’s Winter Village-event-photo

Evergreen’s Winter Village

Nov 30 2019 to Dec 22 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

Celebrate the holidays in a place like no other in Toronto - a reimagined historic brick factory. Skate on the picturesque outdoor skating rink, shop local craft goods at one of the largest sustainab...  » Read more

Nov 30
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Dec 22
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies all Over Ontario-event-photo

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies all Over Ontario

Dec 01 2019 to Dec 07 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

Enjoy Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Festivities all over Ontario!Dec. 1 - Hastings www.hastings.com Dec. 1 - Toronto at Fairbank Village www.fairbankvillagebia.caDec. 6 - Bradford  ww...  » Read more

Dec 01
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Dec 07
Flight of White - Experience a Snowball of Butterflies!-event-photo

Flight of White - Experience a Snowball of Butterflies!

Dec 01 2019 to Jan 31 2020

Region : Southwestern Ontario      City: Cambridge

Flight of White: Experience a Snowfall of Butterflies!December 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020 (see website for holiday date closures)See thousands of free flying Rice Paper butterflies - Beautiful Lu...  » Read more

Dec 01
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Jan 31
Christmas on the Farm - Santa's Weekend Workshop-event-photo

Christmas on the Farm - Santa's Weekend Workshop

Dec 04 2019 to Dec 15 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Milton

Weekends from November 23 to December 15 (10am to 3pm),visit Santa’s Workshop upstairs in the Springridge barn where children can enjoy two festive activities. Each child will have the opportunity t...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Dec 15
Casa Loma's Christmas Winter Wonderland-event-photo

Casa Loma's Christmas Winter Wonderland

Dec 04 2019 to Jan 05 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

Casa Loma will present again its wonderful Christmas Winter Wonderland. With lots of activities and events happening for everyone including their breathtaking holiday decorations to see! Starting...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Jan 05
Tunnel of Glam-event-photo

Tunnel of Glam

Dec 04 2019 to Jan 06 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

The sparkling sequin-filled tunnel return to Yonge and St. Clair in time for this holiday season.  It's the largest interactive single use of sequins! Get your shine on as it is the perfect ...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Jan 06
Gift of Lights-event-photo

Gift of Lights

Dec 04 2019 to Jan 04 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Kitchener

Bring the family out from now until January 4 and enjoy the spectacular,  huge drive-thru holiday light festival lets you get in on that Christmas fun from the comfort of your car as yo...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Jan 04
Christmas Glow Toronto-event-photo

Christmas Glow Toronto

Dec 04 2019 to Jan 04 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Etobicoke

One of the largest indoor Christmas festivals in the world has opened in Toronto! Christmas Glow Toronto, a festival featuring over 80,000 sq feet of space, playgrounds, illuminated sculptur...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Jan 04
Union Station - Opens New Massive Outdoor Skating Rink!-event-photo

Union Station - Opens New Massive Outdoor Skating Rink!

Dec 04 2019 to Jan 04 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Toronto

Toronto has a brand new HUGE skating rink, and it's located right outside of Union Station!!!  The city's busiest transit hub is now home to a glassy patch of ice right on Front Street. ...  » Read more

Dec 04
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Jan 04
Christkindl Market-event-photo

Christkindl Market

Dec 05 2019 to Dec 08 2019

Region : Southwestern Ontario      City: Kitchener

Willkommen! Welcome! We invite you to the sights, sounds and tastes of Christmas. Visit Canada's original Christkindl Market and relive a centuries-old tradition. Our festival of German Christmas is...  » Read more

Dec 05
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Dec 08
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights-event-photo

Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights

Dec 05 2019 to Jan 08 2020

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Burlington

The Burlington Festival of Lights is Burlington’s longest-running festival, lighting up the waterfront from dusk to dawn over the holiday season. 2019 marks the 24th year for this special seasonal f...  » Read more

Dec 05
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Jan 08
Extended Shopping Hours (Thursdays & Fridays)-event-photo

Extended Shopping Hours (Thursdays & Fridays)

Dec 05 2019 to Dec 20 2019

Region : Central Ontario      City: Midland

Enjoy FREE 3 hour parking for the month of December Downtown Midland! In addition, 25+ businesses have extended hours (Thursday & Fridays) leading up to Christmas: www.downtownmidland.ca/extendedhours  » Read more

Dec 05
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Dec 20
Ignite the Fort-event-photo

Ignite the Fort

Dec 07 2019 to Dec 08 2019

Region : Northern Ontario      City: Thunder Bay

Celebrate the holiday season at Fort William Historical Park’s Ignite the Fort. This family-friendly event will kindle your holiday spirit with plenty of fun seasonal activities. The festivities wil...  » Read more

Dec 07
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Dec 08
Xmus Festival and Market-event-photo

Xmus Festival and Market

Dec 07 2019 to Dec 07 2019

Region : Greater Toronto Area      City: Huntsville

Now in its third year, Xmus Festival is growing and we are moving to Canvas Brewing in Huntsville on December 7th, 2019. This festival is a day full of savouring Ontario craft beers, local distillerie...  » Read more

Dec 07
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Dec 07
Perth & District Santa Claus Parade of Lights-event-photo

Perth & District Santa Claus Parade of Lights

Dec 07 2019 to Dec 07 2019

Region : Eastern Ontario      City: Perth

Perth & District Santa Claus Parade of Lights The annual parade starts on Sunset Blvd. at 5 pm sharp, making its way south through town via Wilson and Gore Streets, onto Cockburn and finishing near th...  » Read more

Dec 07
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Dec 07

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