Weekends start Wednesdays at Harbourfront Centre this summer

Alison Hinds - Harbourfront Centre - Island Soul 2015 - Photo Credit Brian Medina
Alison Hinds – Harbourfront Centre – Island Soul 2015 – Photo Credit Brian Medina

Harbourfront Centre is thrilled to announce its summer lineup, where weekends start on Wednesdays. Every weekend this summer includes a lakeside film screening, an outdoor concert in the Toronto Music Garden, Dancing on the Pier, as well as a festival all weekend long. From The Cowboy Junkies to Astrid Hadad, Jah9 to Great Lake Swimmers, we invite you to engage with talent and culture from across the globe. We bring you music, dance, crafts, visual arts, workshops and more – most of which are free!

The 2016 summer season offers new festivals along with old favourites and weekly events that will showcase more than 1000 local and international artists, 11 films, and over 40 concerts. Highlights include the celebration of Canada’s 149th birthday, featuring Toronto’s largest fireworks display choreographed to an all-Canadian soundtrack, free concerts on Toronto’s picturesque waterfront, and the return of the ever-popular Beats, Breaks & Culture festival – a weekend of contemporary hip-hop and electronic music.

“Harbourfront Centre comes alive in the summer – both outside and inside,” shares Marah Braye, CEO of Harbourfront Centre. “With the best outdoor concert stage in the city, located on Toronto’s beautiful waterfront, and great music by artists from around the globe, there is something special for everyone. Please join us as we kick off the weekend every Wednesday.”

Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading arts and cultural centre providing a range of accessible, inspiring and relevant cultural experiences. For additional information, the public may visit harbourfrontcentre.com or call 416-973-4000. For information about getting here, visit harbourfrontcentre.com/gettinghere/.

Harbourfront Centre - Dancing on the Pier - Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre – Dancing on the Pier – Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre Hot Spicy Food Festival 2014 Photo Credit Stefano Rodriguez
Harbourfront Centre Hot Spicy Food Festival 2014 Photo Credit Stefano Rodriguez
Harbourfront Centre - Island Soul 2015 - Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre – Island Soul 2015 – Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre - Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre – Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre - Summer Music in the Garden - Photo Credit Brian Medina
Harbourfront Centre – Summer Music in the Garden – Photo Credit Brian Medina

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