A large group of people stand on a sidewalk. Behind them is a building with some graffiti and storefront signs partially visible, along with a fire escape ladder system.

Explore

Explore Toronto’s heritage through our in-person events, digital features, and self-guided tours.

Events

In 2024, our in-person programming includes walking tours, our annual Heritage Toronto Awards, and neighbourhood community events. The season is underway. Join us!

  • A black and white image of an astronomical observatory.July 20 at 11:00 am12:30 pm

    Campus and Cosmos Walking Tour

    Explore the University of Toronto campus to discover how astronomy has grown in parallel with the university, the city, and the country.

  • Photo faces west down Gerrard St E. at the intersection of Gerrard St and Ashdale Ave. Tented booths with various vendors line both sides of the street and the road is filled with a large crowd of people visiting the festival.July 20 at 12:00 pm7:00 pm

    TD Festival of South Asia Community Event

    Meet us at the TD Festival of South Asia and celebrate the diversity of South Asian culture! This annual event is a multi-cultural experience of the tastes, sounds, and sights of South Asia.

  • Bloor street view of Honest Ed's department store. The sign is bright orange and in a circus style.July 20 at 3:00 pm4:30 pm

    Making Change at Honest Ed’s Walking Tour

    Explore Bloor and Bathurst, learn how Honest Ed’s transformed the neighbourhood, and engage with important sites of Black history and culture.

Discover our Heritage Stories

Working with our partners, emerging historians, and volunteers, Heritage Toronto curates a rotating series of stories about the people, places, and events that have shaped the city.