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From small towns to big cities, Ontario is host to a myriad of major events and annual festivals.
Take in the delicious Food and Wine Festival in Ottawa or in Toronto. Sample the hop and the grape at Kitchener-Waterloo's Oktoberfest, the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival or at the Wassail Wine Festival in Prince Edward County. While in Prince Edward County, tour its culinary highlights along the Taste Trail. More on Foodie Favourites.
Toronto's Harbourfront Centre celebrates with international festivals and events each summer. Check out the TD Ottawa’s Jazz Festival, the unorthodox Busker Festival and so much more in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. Toronto sizzles with a celebration of the arts at Luminato and Nuit Blanche to the Caribbean rhythm of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Street performers entertain during Kingston’s Buskers Rendezvous. Find artistic inspiration at Kempenfest, Barrie’s famous waterfront arts and crafts festival. Head to Hamilton for some of the hottest new acts during Supercrawl, a celebration of music, art, fashion and culture. Get more information on summer music festivals in Ontario.
Celebrate PRIDE with colourful celebrations, a dazzling pride parade, and other fun events. Make a trip to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) for end-of-the-summer fun. See the capital in full bloom during the popular Canadian Tulip Festival, a symbol of friendship between the Netherlands and Canada. Sway to the beat of the music during the Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival or move to the to the Caribbean rhythm of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival.