Upcoming Park Events

Past events

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Celebrate the annual salmon run in the Highland Creek! Join in a guided walk to see the salmon swim upstream. Meet fish and nature experts. Enjoy community event booths and food vendors in the park.

Location: Morningside Park. Meet at the main picnic shelter near the playground in Morningside Park. The park entrance is on the west side of Morningside Avenue south of Ellesmere Road and north of Kingston Road.

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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Come welcome a new mural celebrating the Green Line as a way to connect communities through a 5km linear park and trail. Watch as the artist, Roadsworth, works on the Dovercourt underpass mural and chat with him during a Q&A session. Also:

Learn more about the exciting potential of the Green Line. Enjoy FREE pizza from the local Dark Horse Espresso and refreshments. Check out the wares of...
Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Read Park People's Making Connections report >

Join us for a discussion on April 22nd and the launch of Toronto Park People’s report Making Connections: Planning parks and open space networks in urban neighbourhoods.

As many Toronto neighbourhoods continue to develop and intensify, the need for an expanded and improved parks and open space system grows. Meeting this need, however, is increasingly challenged by...

Saturday, 07 March 2015

Toronto Park People's Park Summit is Canada's largest celebration of parks. The 5th Annual Park Summit highlights the successes and opportunities facing Toronto’s 1600+ parks. This year’s theme, Inspiration from Across Canada, will bring together park groups making a difference in their urban parks across the country. Our Community Showcase will profile innovative projects across the city. The Park Social will be celebrating volunteers and partners in Toronto that transform parks...

Tuesday, 04 November 2014

How-To Handbooks for Community Park Events. Learn from the experts.

At our Park Toolkit Launch, we’ve invited city staff, Park People staff & community volunteers to host a series of roundtable discussions about campfires, picnics, nature events & movie nights in parks. Join the event to receive your copy of the Park Toolkit, ask questions and learn from volunteers and staff who have done these events before.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Celebrate the annual salmon run in Highland Creek! Join a FREE guided walk along park paths to see the salmon swim upstream. Meet the fish & nature experts and enjoy the community event booths & food vendors in the park. Register for free at this link >

Friday, 26 September 2014

Toronto Park People and DTAH invite you to explore the Rosedale Ravine as part of the RavinePortal project of the WorldWide Storefront initiative.

Many consider Toronto’s ravine system to be our greatest asset. Explore the past, present and potential futures of Toronto’s ravine network, and meet planners, animators and organizations across the city that are engaging Torontonians within the ravines.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Join Friends of the Green Line & Park People for a walking tour of the Green Line in the hydro corridor just north of Dupont Street between Dovercourt Road and Christie Street. Learn about the dream of a butterfly highway, how the Green Line could connect to other active transportation corridors, what local community groups are doing to animate their parks, and how the Dupont Employment Lands study...

Tuesday, 06 May 2014

How can Toronto meet the parks and open space needs in an intensifying downtown? Does the city need a separate park board? What are the ways food could be better integrated with parks? How can we make our parks more lively and responsive to a community’s needs?

Toronto is going to the polls on October 27, 2014. Let’s put parks on the agenda.


Thursday, 12 December 2013

Natural Ice Rinks are a great way to bring your community together through the winter months. Park People has watched with excitement over the past few years as natural ice rinks have appeared in more and more parks across Toronto.

Together with the Sorauren Rink Hosers, we're hosting an information session on bringing natural ice rinks to your park. Learn from organizers, volunteers, and staff working to...