• Mad Decent Block Party (2016)

    Garrison Common
    Fri. August 19
    An electronic music festival that brings a beat-blasting block party to cities across North America.

  • First World War Comes to Life (2016)

    Sat. & Sun. August 13 & 14, 10 am to 5 pm
    This fully-animated exhibit explores the lesser known wartime contributions of the Canadian men and women who served beyond the trenches, both at home and overseas. It offers a series of dynamic displays and activities for visitors to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a world behind the front lines. Visitors of all ages are invited to engage with live costumed interpreters and explore how they too can contribute to the war effort.
    Generously funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and Veterans Affairs, First World War Comes to Life is currently travelling across Canada through to 2018 to mark the centenary of the First World War.

  • TURF (Toronto Urban Roots Festival, 2016)

    Garrison Common
    Fri. to Sun. September 16 to 18
    Closing out a jam-packed summer of music festivals in the city, this year's lineup TBA.

  • Great War Cooking Class (2016)

    Thurs. September 22, 6:30 to 9 pm
    Join us in the 1826 Officers' Mess kitchen where participants will prepare (and sample) a variety of delicious Great War dishes.
    $75 plus tax. Pre-payment required (to cover materials and ingredients).
    For class information please call: Bridget Wranich at 416 392-7455.
    To register, call: 416 392-7484.

  • Bicycle Tour: The Forts of Toronto (2016)

    Sat. September 24, 11 am to 1 pm
    Moderate difficulty. The tour begins at Lambton House (4066 Old Dundas Street) at the edge of the Carrying Place trail. From there, we will ride to Teiagon, the site of the 17th-century Seneca Village and the Magasin Royal of 1720. Following the Humber Bicycle Trails we will stop and explore the sites of Toronto's second French fort. Continuing along the Martin Goodman Trail we will go to where Fort Rouillé, the last French Fort, once stood. The tour will end at Fort York, a British fort and the place where Toronto (then York) was founded.
    Tour cost - $25.00

  • Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk (2016)

    Garrison Common
    Sat. September 24 
    Nothing packs as much fun into fundraising as the Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk. On September 24, 2016, walk, hike or stroll along a planned route in downtown Toronto beginning and ending at Fort York - our main campsite. There will be stops at additional fun campsites every few kilometers to refuel with games, arts and crafts, and camp spirited activities.
    Spaces are limited – Register Today

  • Farm to Fork On Common Ground (2016)

    Presented by Fort York & Toronto Non-GMO Coalition
    Sat. & Sun. September 24 & 25, noon to 6 pm
    Celebrate the harvest season with a festival of healthy food, music, arts and community at Fort York National Historic Site. Fort York's annual On Common Ground festival and the Toronto Non-GMO Coalition's community-based Farm to Fork celebration join forces for this family friendly, socially conscious, feast of food and culture. Featuring an organic farmers' market, dozens of Non-GMO vendors, well-researched speakers, soulful music, dance, collaborative art making for all ages, environmental defenders, and food safety and seed freedom advocates. A one-of-a-kind festival that's good for your heart, mind, body and soul.
    FREE Admission

  • Historic Cooking Classes in the 1826 Officers' Mess Kitchen (2016)

    Sun, October 23, 10 to 3:30 pm
    Hannah Glasse was the best known British Cookery writer of the 18th century. Using recipes from The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1747) and the The Complete Confectioner (1760) you will learn to create delicious historical dishes using Hannah's recipes.
    $75 + HST. Lunch and recipe package included.
    Pre-registration and payment required.
    To register please call 416-392-7484.

  • Fort York after Dark: Lantern Tours (2016)

    Wed. Thurs. Fri. October 26, 27, 28, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
    Tour the grounds of Fort York at night to hear stories about this national treasure and the history that surrounds it, from the haunted lighthouse to the bloody Battle of York. The tour will also visit two military cemeteries. This event is not recommended for children under 8 yrs. Complimentary refreshments.
    $12.50 + HST. Pre-registration is required.
    Please call 416-392-7484 for more information or to pre-register.

  • Cooking with Hannah Glasse (2016)

    Sunday, April 10, 10 am to 3:30 pm
    Before Martha Stewart, and Julia Child, even before Mrs. Beeton, Hannah Glasse was the best known British cookery writer of the 18th century. Multiple editions of her cookbooks were best sellers for nearly 100 years. Using recipes from The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy (1747) and The Complete Confectioner (1760) you will learn to create a menu from roast to pudding.
    Meet in the 1826 Officers' Mess Kitchen. Lunch and Recipe packages are included.
    $75 plus HST. Pre-registration and payment are required.
    To register please call 416-392-7484.