Events & Things to Do in Toronto, ON


The Roehampton Hotel has one of the best locations in the city if you are seeking fun things to do in Toronto. If you are wondering what to do in Toronto, there are numerous attractions and events held within minutes of our hotel, including the Toronto Jazz Festival, Pride Toronto, the Toronto International Dragon Boat Festival, Canada Blooms, Hot Docs Festival and more.

Take the family out for the day and enjoy a wide range of events, rides and performances at the Canadian National Exhibition or sample a variety of beers and traditional German food at the Toronto Oktoberfest with your friends. If fitness is an interest, check out the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon, dance like nobody’s watching at the Salsa in Toronto Festival, Toronto Summer Music Festival or the Toronto Caribbean Carnival. If you feel the need for speed, stop by the Honda Indy Toronto and watch the cars whiz by, or if music and film are your passion, there is Canadian Music Week, the Toronto International Film Festival and the Luminato Arts Festival. If you’re a foodie, attending Summerlicious and Winterlicious are sure to keep your taste buds entertained through both warm and cold seasons!

And of course, don’t forget the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo, the Canadian International Air Show, the International Festival of Authors, the annual Santa Claus Parade and so much more!

More Attractions to See

  • Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market

Ranked as one of the top ten holiday markets in the world, The Toronto Christmas Market is one not to miss! This festive event takes over the Distillery Historic District for another year of holiday romance and magic. There is fun for the whole family to enjoy, including photos with Santa, tree lightings, carousels, gingerbread man decorating and more!

  • Tastemaker Toronto

Tastemaker Toronto

This community event brings together some of Toronto and Chicago's top artisans, chefs and restaurants to showcase the city’s famous drinks and cuisine. Sample excellent food explore an immersive food hall and enjoy what the city of Toronto has to offer.

  • Toronto’s Festival of Beer

Toronto’s Festival of Beer

Also known as Beerfest, Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a popular annual event that takes place at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. There is loads of beer to taste, games to play and many new friends to meet here.

  • Roger’s Cup

Roger’s Cup

Attend the Roger’s Cup this year and enjoy the festivities! This annual tennis tournament is held in Canada and is the third-oldest tournament in all of tennis. If you have a passion for tennis and love to watch the best of the best in action, don’t miss out on a match here!

  • Taste of the Danforth

Taste of the Danforth

With a kid’s fun zone, delicious Greek cuisine to sample, plate-breaking traditions to participate in and more, you will love strolling along Danforth during this event in August.

  • Beaches International Jazz Festival

Beaches International Jazz Festival

This 10-day music festival held annually in the month of July is one of most popular events of the year. Held in the lakeside Beaches community of Toronto, enjoy top entertainment, activities, unique food and more!