"SDHtoronto" - Top 5 Black History Events in the GTA in 2022!


December 26, 2021


Top 5 Black History Events in the GTA you need to attend!



Feb 1–28, 2022

Harbourfront Centre, 

235 Queens Quay W, Toronto

Celebrate Kuumba: Toronto's largest and longest-running Black Futures Month festival. Through music, dance, theatre, educational workshops and literary events, the festival aims to support and help strengthen Toronto's Black community by connecting the future to its past.


Black History Celebration Opening Ceremony at Aurora Armoury 

Saturday, February, 5, 2022 - 6pm

89 Mosley St,

Aurora, ON

This is an adult Gala where alcoholic beverages will be available

Up to 3 complimentary tickets per household for the gala. Tickets can be picked up at: Town of Aurora, Coconut Village Spa, The Replenish, Irie Bistro Jamaican Food, from October 11th onward. 

Please email abc@aurorablackcommunity.com for your ticket code to secure your attendance.  


Black History Month Pancake Breakfast - Ajax Public Library

Sat, Feb 5, 10:00–11:30 a.m.

55 Harwood Ave S,

Ajax, ON

Appropriate for all ages. Main Branch; proof of vaccination required for attendees 12+. Free of charge. Start your day with a drumming session with Afiwi Groove! 


Toronto Black Film Festival

One of Canada’s premier festivals for Black films is a must see--and It’s a focus on Black global diversity! This is a 5 day Toronto event!

If Coronavirus is causing a number of event cancellations; they will provide event website links on each page for you to check the latest updates.

Have fun and be safe - Wear a mask!



Places to visit

Harriet Tubman Statue: 92 Geneva St. St. Catharines

Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal Church

The British Methodist Episcopal Church, Salem Chapel was founded in 1820 by African-American freedom seekers in St. Catharines, Ontario. It is located at 92 Geneva St., in the heart of Old St. Catharines. This is where Harriet Tubman went to church.  It is designated as the world heritage site: For more information call: (905) 682-0993


Ontario Black History Society

Go on a tour at the Ontario Black History Society 

10 Adelaide St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1J3

Phone: (416-867-9420)