City of Toronto Launches DriveInTO

City of Toronto launches DriveInTO to bring entertainment experiences across the city; Festivals and Events adapting to new changes with City support.




The City of Toronto has launched DriveInTO which will allow for temporary drive-in entertainment experiences across Toronto this summer. From films to concerts to sports broadcasts, this drive-in entertainment will offer an opportunity for Torontonians to re-engage with their city.

Residents will be able to experience DriveInTO at the following locations:

Ontario Place will feature screenings. Free DriveInTO nights will include programming by Hot Docs, imagineNATIVE and TIFF.

CityView Drive-In at 20 Polson Pier will feature concerts, screenings and broadcasts. Free DriveInTO nights will include programming by Inside Out LGBTQ Film Festival, Reel Asian Film Festival, Reelworld Film Festival and Regent Park Film Festival.

Friday Night Lights at Downsview Park, presented by Canada Land Corporation and MADE, will feature free made-in-Canada films.

▪ CF Movie Night at CF Sherway Gardens.

Each DriveInTO location will be independently produced, programmed and ticketed.

[This] announcement demonstrate the City’s unwavering commitment to the arts and culture sector in Toronto. Through these new programs like DriveInTO, we can ensure that despite an ongoing pandemic, and rules around large gatherings, residents can continue to experience the remarkable arts and culture sector that make our city so unique. By supporting events and festivals in our city, we can increase access to residents during these challenging times and help rebuild a sector that has been greatly impacted by the pandemic.” – Mayor John Tory

Photo: Courtesy of City of Toronto
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