Festival of India

Celebrating 50 Years of Inclusion and Culture in Toronto - Festival of India - July 16-17, 2022. This annual summer festival celebrates a milestone year with a parade down Yonge Street and a free two-day cultural festival on Centre Island. The parade, Rathayatra, is accompanied by an explosion of drumming, singing, and dancing all the way from Dundas Square to Queens Quay. The festival then shifts over to Centre Island for the remainder of the weekend where festival-goers will find a massive, tented outdoor pavilion. Festival Schedule: Saturday, July 16th | Parade 11:00-2:00 pm. Starts @Yonge-Dundas Square Participants then take a ferry to the festival site on Centre Island 12:00 pm-9:00 pm. Sunday, July 17th | No parade, just the festival site. Festival site on Centre Island 12:00pm-5:00pm. Main attractions at Centre Island site include: a free plant-based hot meal will be served to more than 30,000+ people, “Yoga Meltdown”; is a collaboration of yoga studios donating free yoga, South East Asian arts & cultural performances: dance, songs, and more. The Festival of India is geared towards all Torontonians and promotes conscious living and spiritual understanding in a dynamic and incredibly fun-filled way.


Festival of India

Leaflet | © Mapbox © OpenStreetMap Improve this map