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Things to do in Ontario
Planning a visit to Ontario? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the province.
Toronto Metro Area Events
2015 Toronto Raptors Basketball
Join "The North" at Air Canada Centre and help cheer on the NBA's Toronto Raptors as they close in on the Atlantic Division title. Tip-off times vary by game.
2015 Toronto ComicCon
Check out all things comics, sci-fi, and fantasy, with a chance to meet celebrities, artists, writers, and more at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Show times vary by day.
2015 CIS National Basketball Championships
Be there when the best basketball teams of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport go head-to-head for a three-day tournament at the Mattamy Athletic Center in Toronto. Tip-off times vary by day.
2015 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival
Join Toronto residents, international travelers, and fellow film buffs when "North America's largest documentary festival" comes to town. Showtimes are at various venues.
2015 Canada Blooms
Toronto visitors with a green thumb won't want to miss what many consider to be Canada's largest flower and garden festival – held at the Direct Energy Centre. Event start times vary by day.
2015 Pan American Games
Thousands will flock to Toronto this summer for the 2015 Pan Am Games where thousands more will showcase their other-worldy talents in a variety of sports. Competitions are held at various locations.
Southern Ontario & Niagara Falls Events
2015 Home & Garden Show
For three days, visitors of the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara will be treated to some of the best gardening, decor, and home improvement demonstrations with plenty of entertainment on the docket as well.
2015 Niagara Falls Sports & Hobby Expo
Visiting sports fans won't want to miss this fan-friendly event – featuring appearences by several former NHL players, collectibles, interactive games, and more at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. The event begins at 10 a.m.
Downtown Niagara becomes a hub for local food, beverages, and family-friendly entertainment – all celebrating the arrival of spring. Event start times vary by day.
2015 Niagara Food & Wine Expo
Enjoy handcrafted wines, beers, and spirits from around the world, as well as delcious samples from the premier restaurants in town at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Event start times vary by day.
2015 Niagara Falls ComicCon
Be there as the Scotiabank Convention Centre fills with all things sci-fi, fantasy, and comic books – complete with celebrity appearences and meet-and-greets. Event start times vary by day.
11th Annual Niagara Falls RibFest
This annual events features the essentials – great food, better fun, and excellent entertainment. RibFest will be held at Niagara Square Shopping Mall. Event schedules are TBA.
Ottawa & Central Ontario Events
2014 Ottawa Senators Hockey
The Ottawa Senators play 41 home games this NHL season. Visit the Canadian Tire Centre and be a part of the action this winter. Game start times vary.
Arctic Voices The Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa hosts this fun interactive exhibit displaying the diverse nature of the Arctic. Times vary.
2015 Ottawa Irish Festival
Celebrate Owatta's proud Irish and Irish-Canadian culture with over a week's worth of Irish-themed activities, entertainment, and food throughout various locations and venues. Event start times vary by day.
2015 Ottawa Home & Garden Show
Visit the EY Centre in Ottawa for three days of gardening tips, decor displays, demonstrations, and plenty of expert exhibitors. The event start time differs each day.
2015 Ottawa International Children's Festival
Join Ottawa residents at Lebreton Flats Park as the community enjoys a week's worth of performers from all over the world and fun-filled activities aimed towards young audiences. Event times vary by date.
2015 Ottawa ComicCon
For three days, the EY Centre in Ottawa becomes a hub for all things sci-fi, fantasy, collectibles, and plenty of celebrity appearances and meet-and-greets. The event start time varies by day.
2015 Ottawa Jazz Festival
Music fans of all types won't want to miss this collection of all things "cool," featuring over 10 days of renowned jazz performers showcasing their virtuosity at various venues in Ottawa. Showtimes vary by day and location.
Northern Ontario Events
2015 Brew & Beethoven
Hosted by the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, this musical event sees an evening of classical music and locally crafted beverages provided by Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. Showtime is at 7 p.m.
2015 Haywood Ski Nationals
Join the community of Thunder Bay as they cheer on hundreds of world-class athletes participating in the largest cross-country skiing event in Canada. This an all-day event with plenty of vendors and entertainment in attendance.
2015 Thunder Bay Easter Festival
This family-friendly event is a favortie among Thunder Bay residents, featuring a day's worth of children's activities – including an egg hunt, a play area, farm animals, and plenty of treats. The fun begins at 11 a.m.
2015 Monster Truck Spectacular
Join Sudbury residents in an evening filled with "oo's" and "aww's" at the Sudbury Arena. They start their engines at 7 p.m.
2015 Folklore Festival
Thunder Bay and the surrounding communities celebrate their heritage and culture with a two-day festival chock-full of entertainment, festivities, and plenty of food. The festival begins at noon at Fort Williams Garden.
2015 Kite Festival
Get out and enjoy Thunder Bay's comfortable spring temperatures with a variety of kite-related activities, including workshops, demonstrations, activities, and more Chippewa Park. The kites starting flying at 12 p.m.
Must See in Ontario
Ontario for Kids
Check out Ontario's kid friendly activities like the Miller Museum of Geology and the Centreville Amusement Park in Toronto.Visit Kid-Friendly ON ►
Attention agritourists! Explore Ontario cities and countryside for farmers' markets, wineries, and pick-your-own farms.Farm Fun in ON! ►
Across Ontario, from cities like Kenora to Toronto, you'll find a variety of exciting and unique festivals fit for all members of the family.Festivals Across Ontario ►
Ontario Sports Teams
Experience the wide world of exciting sports events around Ontario. MLS games, to NHL, and MLB.Ontario Sports! ►
Ontario Fall Colours
Experience Ontario's stunning fall colours with drives to provincial parks, lakeshore escarpments, and rolling countrysides.ON Autumn Adventures ►
Travel across Ontario and visit these choice universities and colleges. From Toronto to Ottawa.Back to School in ON ►
Browse pet-friendly hotels in Ontario – plus pet-friendly events, parks, and facilities in the Toronto and Ottawa metro areas.Find Pet-Friendly Hotels ►
Possibilities are endless in outdoor Ontario. Visit wineries or play golf, take in a fishing trip, hike or bike the many trails, and hit the slopes.Adventure Awaits ►
North Ontario Winter Fun
Experience northern Ontario winter activities like ice fishing, skiing, and ice skating from cities like Kenora to Thunder Bay and Cochrane.N. Ontario Winter Festivities ►
Ontario Capital Cities
Explore the many sports spots, historic sites, cultural centers, and kid-friendly activities of the Toronto and Ottawa areas.Learn More ►
- 8 Not-So-Obvious Toronto Fests
Celebrate Your Way in Queen City
Explore eight annual events in Toronto like parades, fairs, and fests for food, jazz, dogs, and more – held throughout the year.
- 8 Fishing Holes in Ontario!
Fishing in Ontario.
From Lake Ontario to the Georgian Bay, Toronto to Ottawa, and everywhere in between, Ontario features excellent fishing holes throughout.
- Eight Golf Courses in Ontario
Tee off in Ontario
Enjoy the lush fairways and neatly manicured greens as you golf around Ontario. A range of Ontario golf courses awaits you.
- 18 Off The Beaten Path Outdoor Destinations in ON!
Fruit picking with kids
Visit 18 off the beaten path but very rewarding outdoor destinations, spread across the beautiful province of Ontario.
- 7 Festivals in Northern Ontario!
Take your pick from the seven northern Ontario festivals, all of which celebrate this region's unique and special characteristics.
- 28 Cultural Ontario Travel Destinations!
Outdoor Music Festival
Here are 28 museums and cultural destinations for families, travelers, and vacationers to do throughout Ontario.
- 11 Annual Events & Festivals in Ottawa!
Offering a year-round calendar of events and festivals, Canada's capital keeps its reputation as one of the most vibrant festival cities in Canada. Be sure to plan your visit around these number of events.
- Ontario Drive Tour Top Stops!
Check out attractions like Niagara Falls and Bruce Peninsula along an adventurous drive tour of the Niagara Excarpment.
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