Mayor's Evening for the Arts

Save The Date for December 8, 2020!

Save the date for the 2020 Mayor's Evening for the Arts on December 8th. Taking place on-line!

In 2019, $1.48 million was raised at the Mayor’s Evening for the Arts, surpassing the Foundation’s goal of $1.3 million and ensuring Arts in the Parks continue animating neighbourhood parks, in person and virtually, across the city in 2020. For information on current activiations, please visit

Arts in the Parks was created in 2016 by Toronto Arts Foundation in partnership with Mayor John Tory and the City’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division to increase access to the arts. The summer program brings free high-quality arts programming to parks outside of the downtown core, including North York, Etobicoke, East Toronto and Scarborough.

In 2019, over 1,000 artists were involved in Arts in the Parks, which brought nearly 300 events featuring dance, theatre, film screenings, workshops and more to 175,000 attendees in 50 parks across the city.

Support Arts in the Parks, and the other Creative City Initiatives of Toronto Arts Foundation. Attend the 2020 Mayor's Evening for the Arts!

To purchase a ticket, table, or sponsorhip please contact Karen I. Miller, Fundraising Director at 416.224.9990 or