The annual Contact Photography Festival stretches across the entire month of May and is jam-packed with free public installations and more than 200 events, all featuring works from Canadian and international artists and photographers.Learn More
Since its inception in 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted more than two million visits to nearly 700 unique locations. It is Canada's largest Doors Open event and one of the three largest in the world. It offers an opportunity to see inside more than 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city.Learn More
The Toronto Jazz Festival has become one of North America’s premier jazz festivals and now attracts in excess of 500,000 loyal patrons.
Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Visit Nathan Phillips Square with an impressive 1,200-seat, fully-licensed main stage marquee and outdoor stage, where many extraordinary events are offered free to the public.
With the focus on the LGBTQ community the heart of the celebration is in Toronto’s gay village, but opportunities for entertainment can be found in bars, restaurants and nightlife spots across the city.
Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Get to Church Street (heart of the village)
early on Sunday to take in the food, music and vendors.
A popular end-of-summer ritual, indulge in classic fair foods, kooky culinary concoctions while flipping inside out and upside down on a kaleidoscope of midway rides.
Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Visit during the thrilling three-day air show, featuring the Canadian Snow Birds and more.Learn More