The Word on the Street


Sep 22, 2019
10:00 AM until 5:00 PM


Hundreds of author readings and activities. The best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. There’s plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival!

The Word On The Street features author readings for all ages and literary appetites, workshops and panels for aspiring writers and journalists, and a whole day of literacy programming at our Learning Station!

This year the Festival celebrates 30 years!

Family Fun
The Word On The Street is the place to be for kids and families! With readings and activities for kids of all ages at our TD Children's Literature Stage, Kids Activity Tent, Learning Station, and La scène francophone Viamonde. TD KidStreet also features face painting, music, performers, and games.

Exhibitor Marketplace
Explore Canada's largest marketplace of books and magazines. The Word On The Street offers a glimpse into the Canadian literary scene, the chance to purchase books from over 250 vendors - it's Canada's biggest outdoor bookstore! – and speak with the people who fuel the publishing industry across the country.




View map Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

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