Summer Fairs & Festivals in the GTA

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Summer is festival season! We’re rounding up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area. Covering Toronto, York, Durham, Peel, Halton and Grey Simcoe Counties – you’ll find loads of summer fun to add to your family calendar.

Head out to food festivals, community fairs, ethnic and cultural celebrations, fireworks, dancing, kids activities, ribfests, cotton candy, music and more! We are always adding to these listings so keep checking back and have a fun summer!

June Festivals

Wee Festival
May 31, 2022 
to Jun 12, 2022
Multiple Venues in the GTA
The WeeFestival of Arts & Culture for Early Years, Canada’s only festival of its kind, will return with live, in-person performances in Toronto, the GTA...
Brooklyn Spring Fair
Jun 2, 2022 
to Jun 5, 2022
Luther Vipond Arena — Brooklin Memorial Park
The Brooklyn Spring Fair theme for 2022 is ‘Together Again’! We are so excited to bring the Brooklin Spring Fair back to our community after...
Bread and Honey Festival
Jun 4, 2022 
to Jun 4, 2022
Streetsville Milk & Honey Festival
Hello Everyone! The Bread and Honey Festival is proud to be back and celebrating it’s 50th year anniversary!! For this year we are changing the...
Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival
Jun 11, 2022 
to Jun 11, 2022
Downtown Midland
If you love butter tarts you don’t want to miss this festival! Thousands of butter tarts will be available for sale at Ontario’s Best Butter...
Vaughan Pizza Fest
Jun 17, 2022 
to Jun 19, 2022
Improve Canada
North America’s Largest Pizza Festival! Presented by La Piazza Wood Ovens, Vaughan Pizza Fest is North America’s largest pizza festival. Sample pies from more than...
Taco Fest
Jun 17, 2022 
to Jun 19, 2022
Ontario Place
The highly anticipated return of Taco Fest! This three day Fiesta celebrating all things Mexican alongside Toronto’s most celebrated chefs is sure to bring out...
Brew & BBQ
Jun 24, 2022 
to Jun 26, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Canada’s Wonderland’s Annual Brew & BBQ Festival features dozens of craft beers and ciders from Ontario’s best small-batch craft breweries and cideries. Enjoy an afternoon...

July Festivals

TD Salsa in Toronto Festival
Jun 1, 2022 
to Jul 31, 2022
Greater Toronto Area
TD Salsa in Toronto Festival, June & July 2022 across the GTA. Canada’s #1 Latino-themed cultural celebration, the TD Salsa in Toronto Festival features a series of city-wide...
Aurora Canada Day
Jul 1, 2022 
to Jul 1, 2022
Lambert Wilson Park
It’s time to have some fun and celebrate Canada’s Birthday in Aurora! 10 am Canada Day – Parade Location – Yonge Street 11 a.m. to...
Stouffville Strawberry Festival
Jul 1, 2022 
to Jul 3, 2022
Memorial Park Stouffville
The Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival takes place over the Canada Day weekend and is run for the benefit of our community – all the Festival organized...
Celebration Canada
Jul 1, 2022 
to Jul 17, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Join us for Canada’s birthday celebration, showcasing live music, authentic Canadian food, street performers, and more! Canada’s Wonderland has the biggest Canada Day celebration in...
Mariposa Folk Festival
Jul 8, 2022 
to Jul 10, 2022
Tudhope Park
Mariposa Folk Festival is an exciting, vibrant and storied musical happening! Mariposa has presented its incredible performances and programming for over 60 glorious years. Come...
TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival
Jul 9, 2022 
to Jul 10, 2022
St. Clair Avenue West (from Winona Dr. to Christie St.)
TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival, July 9th from 12PM to 10:30PM and July 10th from 12PM to 8:30PM Canada’s biggest Latin street party...
Stouffville Fusion Fest: Taste of the Mediterranean
Jul 16, 2022 
to Jul 16, 2022
Memorial Park Stouffville
Eventastic Productions will present a free one-of-a kind “Stouffville Fusion Fest: Taste of Mediterranean” event to showcase the diversity of the many Mediterranean cultures through...
Caribana
Jul 28, 2022 
to Aug 1, 2022
Toronto’s Caribbean Caribana festival has grown exponentially since its start in 1967 and is currently North America’s largest cultural festival. What was once a three-day...

August Festivals

KidZfest
Jul 23, 2022 
to Aug 7, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
If you’re looking for things to do in Toronto with kids, head up to Vaughan for Canada’s Wonderland’s KidZfest. This is the ultimate family event...
Caribana
Jul 28, 2022 
to Aug 1, 2022
Toronto’s Caribbean Caribana festival has grown exponentially since its start in 1967 and is currently North America’s largest cultural festival. What was once a three-day...
Taste of Portugal at Canada's Wonderland
Aug 13, 2022 
to Aug 14, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Step into a festival celebrating the time-worn charm of Portugal, with lively street entertainment and traditional Portuguese foods! The sounds, sights and flavours of the...
CNE - Canadian National Exhibition
Aug 19, 2022 
to Sep 5, 2022
Exhibition Place
The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the...
Afro Carib Fest 2022
Aug 20, 2022 
to Aug 21, 2022
Thomson Memorial Park
The award winning Afro- Carib Fest is back, LIVE and Outside in person on Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st, 2022 at the Thomson...
Taste of the Caribbean at Canada's Wonderland
Aug 27, 2022 
to Aug 28, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Feast your senses at the lively and colourful Taste of the Caribbean food festival where guests will enjoy island flavours from jerk chicken to seafood...

September Festivals

Oktoberfest at Canada's Wonderland
Sep 10, 2022 
to Sep 11, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Prost! One of our most popular festivals is returning to Canada’s Wonderland: Oktoberfest! Our Oktoberfest at the Park will include authentic German-themed food and beverage...
Oktoberfest at Canada's Wonderland
Sep 10, 2022 
to Sep 11, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Prost! One of our most popular festivals is returning to Canada’s Wonderland: Oktoberfest! Our Oktoberfest at the Park will include authentic German-themed food and beverage...
Redpath Waterfront Festival
Sep 17, 2022 
to Sep 18, 2022
Toronto’s Waterfront
The Redpath Waterfront Festival is returning to Toronto with a splash! From September 17-18, 2022, the Festival is bringing a ‘Water Weekend’ to Sugar Beach...

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