Welcome To The Best of Gay Toronto


Toronto is the largest city in Canada with nearly 3 million residents. Toronto is North America’s 5th-largest city after Mexico City, New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

There is so much to see and do in Toronto. CN Tower. Casa Loma. The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a major museum for world culture and natural history. The Toronto Zoo, one of the largest in the world, is home to over 5,000 animals representing over 460 distinct species. The Art Gallery of Ontario contains a large collection of Canadian, European, African and contemporary artwork. The Gardiner Museum of ceramic art which is the only museum in Canada entirely devoted to ceramics and the Museum’s collection contains more than 2,900 ceramic works. The Canadian National Exhibition is held annually at Exhibition Place, and it is the oldest annual fair in the world. It is Canada’s largest annual fair and the fifth largest in North America, with an average attendance of 1.3 million.

The Yorkville neighbourhood is one of Toronto’s most elegant shopping and dining areas. On many occasions, celebrities from all over North America can be spotted in the area, especially during the Toronto International Film Festival. Did you know that 25% of Hollywood’s movies are actually filmed in Toronto??? And the Toronto Eaton Centre is one of North America’s top shopping destinations, and Toronto’s most popular tourist attraction with over 1 million visitors per week.

Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, and two symphony orchestras.

Pride Week in Toronto takes place in mid-June, and is one of the largest LGBT festivals in the world. It is the largest in North America,  attracting more than one million people from around the world, and is one of the largest events to take place in the city. Toronto is a major centre for gay and lesbian culture and entertainment, and the gay village is located in the Church and Wellesley area of Downtown.

Toronto is a world-class city with a wonderful diversity, openness, and vibrancy.  “I do, we do, you can too!” – was the headline in 2004 that announced gays could marry in Toronto! Both residents AND visitors can get married in Toronto. No muss. No Fuss. Just a simple, legal, wedding!

Toronto offers an array of dance clubs, cafés, restaurants, community centres, and many other gay-owned businesses catering to the gay community and tourists. Let us be your guide to everything gay and gay-friendly in this great city!

The best of gay Toronto!

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