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The top 10 events in Toronto this May

Events in Toronto this May include Electric Island returning home to Hanlan's Point, the inaugural Beanstock Coffee Festival and musicians flocking to the city for Canadian Music Week.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • May 5
      Toronto's own TTC streetcar takes the spotlight in filmmaker Stephen Low's exploration of trolleys from all over the world.
      Cinesphere
    • May 5
      The abandoned Fairland Supermarket in Kensington gets a new life with a wild fantasy party featuring the fire-spewing giant dragon Heavy Meta.
      Fairland Supermarket
    • May 7-13
      Artists from all over Canada and beyond come to Toronto for a week long festival of performances at venues all over the city.
      Multiple Venues
    • May 18-20
      It's a huge gathering of all things Kpop with performances from Amber J. Liu and A.C.E, to name a few.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • May 20
      Electric Island returns to the Islands after last year's flooding with Archie Hamilton, Green Velvet, Yoko0 and more headlining the EDM festival.
      Hanlan's Point
    • May 24 - June 3
      Toronto's LGBT community comes together in celebration of the best queer films from Canada and around the world.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • May 25-27
      One of North America's biggest anime conventions celebrates anime, manga, music, games and all things Japanese culture.
      Toronto Congress Center
    • May 26
      All-Canadian talent takes the stage with July Talk, A Tribe Called Red and Charlotte Day Wilson headlining this one-day music event.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • May 26-27
      It's the first Toronto edition of the Beanstock Coffee Festival, with 24 roasters pouring different brews over two days in an abandoned warehouse along the waterfront.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • May 31
      This annual art party and fundraiser is celebrating its 20th year with a carnivalesque mashup of art, edibles, waggishness and tomfoolery.
    Lead photo by

    Matt Forsythe

Lead photo by

Matt Forsythe


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