One thing about Toronto that's for sure, is the beautiful cultures in the city. Of course with culture, comes food, music, fashion and more. The city of Toronto celebrates different cultures in various forms every year, by presenting them in fun festivals that everyone can enjoy. 

READ ALSO: 18 Food And Drink Festivals You Must Go To This Summer In Toronto

With many of these street festivals taking place in the summer, some have already gone by for the summer. But not to worry, this list of annual festivals overlaps into next year. Note that all of these festivals are free to attend!

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1. Toronto Caribbean Carnival // August 5 2017

Costumes. Colours. And the lively sound of Soca music! It's like partying in the Caribbean but you're still in Toronto!

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2. Taste Of The Danforth // August 11-13 2017

It happens every year and it takes over the streets of Greektown. The best place to find some good souvlaki!

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3. KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival // August 10-13 2017

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Philippines at this three day festival filled with live performances.

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4. Habari Africa Festival // August 14-16 2017

Happening at the Harbourfront Centre, this festival features musical performances, lots of food and clothing vendors!

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5. Chinatown Festival // August 19-20 2017

The beauty of Chinatown is heightened during this two day festival. Explore food, clothing, accessories and more in this marketplace street festival.

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6. Korean Harvest Festival // August 25-27 2017

This Korean festival features a fashion show, a b-boy dance off, drum dancers, a battle of the bands and much more!

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7. Taiwan Fest // August 25-27 2017

This festival showcases music talent from Taiwan, with various bands playing through the course of three days.

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8. Tamil Fest // August 26-27 2017

Tamil fest showcases the best in Tamil culture with street performances, lots of food and even a mobile museum.

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9. Hispanic Fiesta // September 1-4 2017

It's a four day fiesta incorporating the best in Latin-American and Hispanic cultures.

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10. Buskerfest // September 1-4 2017

One big celebration of buskers, also known as street performers, that happens every year in Toronto. if you haven't gone already, you better mark this off your bucket list soon!

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11. Toronto Ukranian Festival // September 15-17 2017

This festival celebrates the Ukranian culture and contributions to the community. Three days of Ukranian fun you definitely don't want to miss!

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12. Oktoberfest // September 29-30 2017

Well I'll tell you that it doesn't happen in October. But if you love beer then this is the festival for you!

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13. Franco-Fête // June 2018

This one's a huge party of a festival that celebrates French culture in Canada. And i'm sure you'd be able to grab some great poutine while you're there!

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14. Pride Toronto // June 2018

One of Toronto's gems, this festival is a bucket list staple! The Pride Toronto festivities are one of a kind.

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15. Global Village Festival // June 2018

This festival combines cultures and languages from over 50 different nationalities! The best way to learn about the amazing cultures our city has to offer. 

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16. Salsa In Toronto Festival // July 2018

The Salsa in Toronto Festival ends with Salsa on St. Clair, but throughout the duration it is filled with fun and sexy latin dancing!

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17. Brazilfest // July 2018

Couldn't make it to Brazil for Carnival? That's okay! Brazilfest has you covered.

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18. Festival of South Asia // July 2018

This festival culminates the many different cultures of South Asia and 
features a wide variety of food, costumes and music. And remember, all of it is free!

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