Celebration Stage

Get your calendar out, because you’re going to want to catch our amazing comedy, music, and entertainment lineup.

More programming will be announced as we get closer to June, so keep an eye on this page and our social media for updates!

LEGACY ARTIST SHOWCASE – Watch 2021 Program Videos ON-DEMAND

Most of our 2021 programming including expert-led workshop videos, live performances and cultural presentations, is available year-round for on-demand viewing. Supply lists, instruction sheets and other resources can be downloaded from individual event pages. 
 
CLICK THE LINK TO BROWSE OUR PLAYLISTS  
The Legacy Artist Showcase is made possible with funding from The Canada Council for the Arts.
 

Latest Past Events

Seared Venison Frenched Rack with Sweetgrass sauce SUDBURY, MANITOULIN & TORONTO

Chef Billy Alexander

Chef Billy Alexander guides participants in the preparation of an amazing meal featuring Venison loin rack, a sweet sauce made with torched sweetgrass and a Beet, Butternut Squash stack with traditional corn. Meal kits are available for 2 or 4 guests. Register for this workshop and all required materials will be delivered to your door...

$60/2

Where Are The Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

LEARN about the history of the residential school system, and its impacts on the Indigenous people of Canada.               WATCH THE VIDEO Where are the Children, Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools.        Download Messenger Of Change activity booklet.Several weeks ago, the Indigenous community was devastated by the discovery of the...

Free

Indigenous Celebration & Drive-In Concert – NOW June 29th

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day across Canada. Celebrate with a summer evening of drive-in entertainment including a cultural showcase of Inuit Throat Singing & Hoop dancing (7 pm), performances by SSIMA’s Nominees Silla & Rise and Twin Flames (8 pm) and then, be mesmerized as 200 drones, in synchronized formation, fill the sky with light and colour to tell the story of Indigenous Ontario- exciting new drone show was specially commissioned by Indigenous Tourism Ontario. (10 pm).
$29.85

Other Events

  • Got Land? Indigenous Comedy

    Eight performers

    18+ PARENTAL ADVISORY This content intended for mature audiences. The program contains adult themes, strong language and dialogue that some viewers may find offensive. Viewer discretion is advised Got Land? Comedy is a stand-up comedy variety show, where First Nation, Inuk and Metis entertainers tell jokes and share individual life stories. Got Land? Comedy was...

    June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • SSIMAs Spirit Feast

    Bring the SSIMAs Spirit home to you and join the celebration

    Join the Party! Order Your SSIMA's Spirit Feast Enjoy a fully-prepared, home-delivered Dinner for Two by Chef Trudy Metcalfe Coe while tuning in to The SSIMAs Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards presented by TD Bank Group. (Streaming on Facebook and YouTube) MENU Arctic Char Spanakopita Venison Bourguignon Savory Pallauga Biscuit Wild Rice and Corn Salad...

    June 12
  • The SSIMAs

    broadcasting from unceded Algonquin Territory

    The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) proudly announced TD Bank as presenting sponsor of its inaugural SSIMAs (Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards) and released the list of finalists. The Awards span 18 categories, celebrating Indigenous solo artists, duos and groups from across Canada by showcasing the diverse and growing music and culture of Indigenous artistic...

    June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • SKODE – Indigenous Tourism Pitch

    Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) and the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab have partnered to launch the Skode Program, an initiative to spark new Indigenous tourism ideas and experiences that authentically represent, celebrate and promote Indigenous culture, heritage, language, cuisine and communities in Ontario. In Anishinaabemowin, Skode means fire and is pronounced: Shkoh-deh. Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs, businesses,...

    June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Live Music Night June 18th

    Artist Vignettes & Live Programming

    Produced in collaboration with the International Indigenous Music Summit (IIMS), 16 Indigenous artists from across “Canada” will be showcased in 16 short documentaries, produced by Jennifer Podemski and directed by Sarain Fox. Each artist will tell a visual story of their work, highlighting perspectives and meditations on connection to land/place, identity, and their creative process....

    June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Live Music Night June 19th

    Produced in collaboration with the International Indigenous Music Summit (IIMS), 16 Indigenous artists from across “Canada'' will be showcased in 16 short documentaries, produced by Jennifer Podemski and directed by Sarain Fox. Each artist will tell a visual story of their work, highlighting perspectives and meditations on connection to land/place, identity, and their creative process....

    June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm