The Omni King Edward Hotel
37 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5C 1 E9

Upcoming Events in Toronto

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Experiences are the most valuable currency

Experience the vibrant diversity of Toronto with a visit to iconic sites, or explore the rich cultural heritage at the Royal Ontario Museum. From the historic harm of the Distillery District to natural beauty of High Park, this picturesque city has culture events and activities all year long.

Distillery District

Omni Signature Experience - History and Whisky with the King

Discover the rich history of Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto’s first luxury hotel. Take a guided tour of this 1903 marvel to hear stories of celebrity guests and our connection to the nearby Distillery District. After your guided historic property tour concludes, relax in the Consort Bar for a personalized whisky tasting paired with small bites. An optional Distillery District Tour continues this exploration of our Victorian industrial neighborhood.

Experience includes:

  • Guided tour of Omni King Edward Hotel to explore its unique history and connection to the Distillery District
  • Personalized whisky tasting at the elegant Consort Bar paired with small bites
  • Optional add-on: Exclusive tour of Toronto’s Distillery District

Available dates: Saturdays from June 1–August 31 at 1 PM

Pricing:

  • History Tour of Omni King Edward Hotel + Whisky Tasting in Consort Bar | $45 per person 
  • Optional add-on: Distillery District Tour + Whisky Tasting in Consort Bar | Tours starting from $500 for up to 10 people 

To book this exclusive experience, please call 416-863-4110.

Must be a registered hotel guest to book this experience. Tours available every Saturday or on additional days with minimum 72-hour advance reservation. Available for up to 10 participants. Event subject to availability.

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Summer of Citrus Specialty Flavors

Beginning May 24 at the Consort Bar

Step into the Consort Bar at Omni King Edward Hotel and embark on a culinary journey celebrating the vibrant essence of summer citrus. Picture yourself savoring delectable tapas like sweet brined green olives or citrus and chili salmon wraps, each dish infused with the invigorating zest of lemon, lime, and orange. Complementing these savory delights are expertly crafted cocktails, where the tangy notes of citrus shine bright in concoctions like the summer spritz or the innovative rays for days. Amidst the elegant ambiance of the Consort Bar, immerse yourself in a symphony of flavors that capture the essence of summer in every tantalizing sip and bite. Join us for these delicious summer flavor, available starting May 24.

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2024 Lavazza Inclucity Film Festival

June 27 – July 21, 2024
The Distillery Historic District
Tickets available for purchase.


Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of multicultural cinema at the 2024 Lavazza IncluCity Film Festival! From June 27 to July 21, experience the magic as the iconic streets of The Distillery Historic District are transformed into a vibrant outdoor cinema village. Celebrate diversity and cinematic excellence with international films, star-studded red carpets, special guest appearances, and unforgettable food and drink experiences under the twinkling stars.

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Toronto Caribbean Carnival

August 1 – 5, 2024
Tickets available for purchase.

 

The Toronto Caribbean Carnival takes place annually from late July to early August, showcasing a rich tapestry of Caribbean culture through colorful parades, infectious music, and delectable cuisine. It's a vibrant celebration that draws crowds with its lively atmosphere and diverse array of festivities.

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Taco Fest Toronto 2024

August 9 – 11, 2024
Fort York National Historic Site
Tickets available for purchase.


Gear up for three thrilling days filled with tantalizing tacos, delectable churros, refreshing margaritas, and Taco Fest’s renowned tequila and mezcal bar. This perennially sold-out culinary extravaganza boasts over 250 varieties of tacos, ranging from traditional corn tortilla delights to innovative creations crafted by Toronto’s most daring chefs and top-notch Mexican eateries.

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Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)

August 16 - September 2, 2024
Exhibition Place
Tickets available for purchase.


The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), held from mid-August to early September, is a massive annual fair offering thrilling rides, entertaining games, diverse culinary delights, and captivating shows. It's a beloved tradition that attracts visitors with its expansive entertainment options and festive atmosphere.

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International Film Festival

September 5 – 15, 2024
TIFF Lightbox
Tickets available for purchase.


Mark your calendars for the eagerly anticipated return of the Toronto International Film Festival from September 5 to 15, 2024, marking its forty-ninth edition. Enjoy 11 days packed with Canadian and international cinema, alongside special events and engaging talks featuring prominent figures in the film industry. Don't miss TIFF's Industry Conference, where you can network with film professionals and delve into the art and business of cinema.

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Toronto Chocolate Festival

October 1 – November 5, 2024
Tickets available for purchase.

Toronto Chocolate Festival is a city-wide extravaganza dedicated to all things chocolate. This festival showcases chocolate in a variety of delightful and indulgent forms. The Toronto Chocolate Festival 2024 will once again host a series of mouthwatering events across Toronto and Southern Ontario. It's a must-attend for chocolate aficionados and culinary enthusiasts alike.

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Cavalcade of Lights

October 5, 2024
Nathan Phillips Square

Since 1967, this dazzling winter festival has spread holiday cheer across Toronto. The annual Cavalcade of Lights kicks off with an unforgettable opening night, featuring live performances and the lighting of the city’s official Christmas tree. Enjoy nightly ice skating and festive light installations throughout the holiday season, creating magical moments for all.

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Nuit Blanche

October 5, 2024

Nuit Blanche is an overnight contemporary art event that transforms public spaces into immersive and innovative exhibits, showcasing a diverse range of artistic expressions. It's a unique experience where the city becomes a canvas, drawing crowds to explore and interact with art in unexpected ways throughout the night.

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Toronto After Dark Film Festival

October 16 - 20, 2024
Scotiabank Theatre

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival presents a curated selection of horror, sci-fi, action, and cult films, offering a platform for genre enthusiasts to discover diverse and cutting-edge cinema. It's an event that celebrates unconventional storytelling and attracts audiences seeking thrilling and thought-provoking narratives.

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Monthly Whisky Tasting

Last Wednesday of Every Month
Consort Bar 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Experience a night of indulgence and sophistication at the historic Omni King Edward Hotel. Sample a curated selection of premium whiskies in a cozy and elegant setting. Accompanying each flight will be a specially designed pairing to enhance your tasting experience. Whether you're a whisky connoisseur or just looking to unwind with friends, this event is perfect for you. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to elevate your evening with the finest spirits.

For reservations, please email us

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Weekly Consort Bar Specials

Mon - Sat | 11:30 AM - 11:45 PM

Indulge your senses and elevate your evenings at The Consort Bar with our enticing Weekly Specials, meticulously crafted to create unforgettable experiences. Immerse yourself in a symphony of flavors as our skilled mixologists showcase their artistry, presenting a rotating selection of handcrafted cocktails that redefine the boundaries of taste and sophistication.

Wed | Mussels and “Frites”

  • PEI Mussels, Chardonay, Vegetable Strands, Garlic Aioli
  • Pair it with Kozel Dark or New Belgium Fat Tire Draft

Sat & Sun | Sunday Roast

  • Roast Striploin, Yorkshire Pudding, Mash, Vegetables, Jus
    Best enjoyed with Argentina Malbec Reserva or a refreshing Peroni  Nastro Azzurro

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Doors Open to Toronto

May 24 & 25, 2025
Free entry

Each May, Doors Open Toronto invites you to explore the city’s beloved buildings and sites for free. This event offers rare access to normally restricted buildings and free entry to locations that typically charge admission. Since its launch in 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted over two million visitors to nearly 700 unique locations, making it the largest event of its kind in Canada.

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