Ontario Place Is Turning Into A Giant Outdoor Festival This Summer
TIFF, DriveInTO, and other events will be at Ontario Place this year.
There is still hope for some summer fun this year. Ontario Place is receiving funding to help put on multiple open-air events and festivals. Ontario Place events will include drive-in film screenings, two film festivals, comedy, and a virtual jazz festival.
The line up includes five organizations that will be hosting events for the public to attend and "safely reengage in art and culture experiences," according to a news release.
The first one is called Lavazza Film Festival, running from July 20-31. They will be showing the latest international films from across continents, with a spotlight on Italy.
Next is , a live, drive-in entertainment and comedy show, which will be running from now through to October.
DriveInTO is also on the bill, which is a City initiative with the aim of screening free drive-in movies throughout the month of August.
They will include programming from Hot Docs, ImagiNATIVE and TIFF.
As we move into September, guests will have the option to attend the Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival, which will go from September 5-6.
Finally, TIFF will be closing off the season from September 10-19, with 50 feature films and other programming in the works.
Trillium Park and the will also provide the space for people to physically distance while still taking in the scenery.
Standard COVID-19 health and will be in place for all guests.
Price: Varies based on event
When: July to October, check the event schedule
Address: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Enjoy an open-air summer of movies, music and live entertainment at Ontario Place.