Events Near the Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport

For everything from hockey tournaments to corporate conferences, the Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport is a preferred hotel for visitors attending local events. If you’re travelling with a team or group, our hotel is pleased to offer competitive group rate packages— contact us to learn more. Have a look at our event listing below and check this page often to find out about what’s happening in and around our local area.

Toronto Area Local Events


Event Name: TOP Cup SC
Date: May 12-14, 2017
Location: Etobicoke Olypium

The only 10 & Under meet in Canada!

For more info please visit: www.eswim.ca


Event Name: TOP Cup LC
Date: May 13-14, 2017
Location: Etobicoke Olypium

 The only 10 & Under meet in Canada!

For more info please visit: www.eswim.ca

Age Group International LC

Event Name: Age Group International LC
Date: June 1-4, 2017
Location: Etobicoke Olympium

LC Age Group meet for Canadian and International competitors. Ontario "B" standard qualifying times.

For more info please visit: www.eswim.ca

Ontario Summer LC

Event Name: Ontario Summer LC Champs
Date: Jun 30-Jul 3, 2017
Location: Etobicoke Olypium

Swim Ontario's new Summer LC Championships. Co-host with NYAC.

For more info please visit: www.eswim.ca


EVENT NAME: 2017 Hilton Worldwide Invitational
Date: April 6- 9, 2017
Location: Etobicoke Olypium

Trillium 12&Under Championships

Event Name: Trillium 12&Under Championships
Event Date: May 6-8, 2016
Location: Etobicoke Olympium

Ontario Summer LC Championships

Event name: Ontario Summer LC Championships
Date:  June 30 - July 3, 2016
Location:  Etobicoke Olympium


Date: July 11- Aug 7, 2017

The 48th annual Caribana Toronto Festival is just around the corner and hundreds of Caribbean inspired events, classes and parties have been planned to mark to this year's festival. Toronto's Caribbean Caribana festival has grown exponentially since its start in 1967 and is currently North America’s largest cultural festival. What was once a three-day event has now grown into three weeks of celebration, absorbing most of the city with its infectious feel-good vibes.

Over a million tourists are expected in Toronto during the first weekend of August to experience everything Caribana has to offer. The beauty of Caribana in Toronto is the varied audience it attracts: everyone from families across Canada and the U.S, young singles looking for a good time, to celebrities throwing Caribana themed parties in clubs across Toronto.

TIFF 2017

Date: Sep 7 - Sep 17, 2017


Date: June 1- June 25, 2017

Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts an annual festival in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June.

Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures, creativities, families, friends and lives. It includes a three-day street festival with over eight stages of live entertainment, an extensive street fair (including community booths, vendors, food stalls), a special Family Pride program, a politically charged Dyke March, a Trans March and the famous Pride Parade.

A ten day event, Pride Week is one of the premier arts and cultural festivals in Canada and one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world with an estimated attendance of over 1.2 million people. An award winning festival, Pride Week is one of only eight officially designated City of Toronto “Signature Events”, is recognized as one of the “Top 50 Festivals in Ontario” by Festivals and Events Ontario, was awarded the “Best Festival in Canada” award by the Canadian Special Event Industry two years in a row and received the “Best Arts & Culture Event” award for 2011.


Date: June 16- June 18, 2017


Date: June 10- June 16, 2017

For ten days each June, the Luminato Festival transforms theatres, parks and public spaces across the city and creates a home for artists to come play, share and create.

Canadian International AutoShow 2017

Date: Feb 17- Feb 26, 2017

Experience the Total Automotive Experience with over 600,000 square feet of dazzling displays, big prize giveaways and engaging exhibits! - See more at: http://www.seetorontonow.com/annual-events/#sthash.oa1Hb8My.dpuf

Scotiabank Photography Festival 2017

Date: Feb 9 - Mar 25, 2017

A month-long festival of photography with over 1,000 local, national and international artists at more than 200 venues across the Greater Toronto Area each May. - See more at: http://www.seetorontonow.com/annual-events/#sthash.oa1Hb8My.dpuf

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2017

Date: June 23 - July 2, 2017

Brought to you by North America’s premiere jazz festival producers, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival delivers the sounds of the world’s greatest jazz musicians from the quaint and most intimate of venues to the large concert halls. Be sure to schedule this smooth festival into your summer calendar.

Honda Indy Toronto 2017

Date: July 14- July 16, 2017

Honda Indy Toronto is among the most respected motorsports events in North America and features a week-long festival-like atmosphere that includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.

Beaches International Jazz Festival 2017

Date: July 7- July 30, 2017

Unfolding each summer in the heart of the lakeside neighbourhood, this celebration of music features a dynamic musical roster, multiple stages, and even an enticing line-up of gourmet food trucks.

Toronto’s Festival of Beer 2017

Date: July 28- 30, 2017

Toronto’s Festival of Beer celebrates Canada’s rich brewing history by featuring more than 120 brands around the world and many Ontario craft brewers.

Toronto Summer Music Festival 2017

Date: July 13- August 5, 2017

The Toronto Summer Music Festival brings world-renowned performing artists to Toronto for an unparalleled combination of concerts, guest lectures and Masterclasses.

Rogers Cup presented by National Bank 2017

Date: August 5-  13, 2017

Organized by Tennis Canada since 1892 and offering over $3 million in prize money, the best male tennis players in the world will be coming to Toronto to compete for the prestigious Rogers Cup trophy, which is the third-oldest title in tennis.

Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)

Date: August/September 2016 (dates to be announced)

This annual fair is fun for the entire family. Midway rides bring chills and thrills. The National Trade Centre boasts an International Marketplace with goods spanning the globe along with innovative products. Horse shows and dog shows entertain both young and old.

Toronto Oktoberfest 2016

Date: September 2016 (dates to be announced)

Experience an authentic Oktoberfest Festhalle in Toronto!

Small World Music Festival 2016

Date: September/October 2016 (dates to be announced)

Capturing the world in a ten-day festival, Small World’s signature annual program returns in 2016 for its 15th year, bringing the sounds of Mali, Korea, Cuba, Ethiopia, Palestine, Spain, Estonia and more to Toronto stages.

International Festival of Authors 2016

Date: October/November 2016 (dates to be announced)

IFOA presents the finest international novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and biographers, and provides Canadian writers with an internationally-recognized forum in which to present their work.


DATE: 23-28, 2017