Canadian Celtic Arts Association

Calendar of Events

Last updated May 23, 2019
Why not plan to attend one of the many Celtic - related events in the Greater Toronto Area? All events and dates are subject to change. Please call the telephone number or visited webpage listed to confirm any event listed. To have your Celtic-themed event listed, please email and provide the following information: 

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Irish Summer School for children 6 - 12

- If you are interested in any of the dates / locations below, please contact Maureen Mulvey O'Leary 


July 8 - 12, 2019 - St. Edward the Confessor, 75 Churchill Ave, North York                                                           

July 29 -August 2, 2019 - Montgomery's Inn, 4709 Dundas St W, Etobicoke (1 week at this location, please register early)   

August 12 - 16, 2019 - Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10, 1083 Pape Avenue, Toronto                                                                    

August 19 - 23, 2019 -  Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton                                                         
Check back for possible locations in Durham and Kitchener. 
Ceili and Set Dancing
Contact Maureen Mulvey-O'Leary for more information 
Ceili and set dancing for adults every Monday at the Ireland Supporters Club, 4120 Ridgeway Dr Unit 39Mississauga from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ceili and set dancing every Wednesday at the Emerald Isle Seniors Club, 2452 Danforth Ave. (just west of Main Station) children 5:30 - 7:30  adults 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
Tuesdays - Whelans Gate (Bloor and Runneymede), Toronto
Wednesdays, - Wayla, 996 Queen Street (east of Carlaw Ave.), Toronto 8 pm
Thursdays - Dora Keogh Pub, 141 Danforth Ave., Toronto 9 pm - 12 am
Saturdays & Sunday afternoons, Dora Keogh Pub, 141 Danforth Ave., Toronto 
Fridays - Royal Canadian Legion, Baldwin Street, Brooklin ON 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
May 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
May Day Ceili, Moose Lodge, Moose Lodge, 212 Frood Rd. Sudbury ON 7:30 pm to 11 pm 
Dances called by Maureen Mulvey-O'Leary.
Cost $15 adults / $7 students / children under 14 free. Cash bar. Snacks provided + coffee & tea.  For more info call Brid 705.855.3564 or Eikeen 705.522.8012
May 24 - 26, 2019
Toronto Open Door Ceilis Annual Set Dance Weekend, 3591 Dundas St. W., Toronto ON
Fantastic music, superb workshops with Kevin and Carol Monaghan from Ireland / England,  and mighty dancers from near and far. For more details and times of workshops and ceilis, check our website at Air conditioned venue. Easy parking, TTC accessible, Licensed bar.
There will be a Sunday night session at local pub to wrap things up.  Any questions?  Email or phone 416 573 1205 or 905 330 7972
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Matthew Byrne, co-presented by the Home County Folk League. For Information call or text 519.319.5847 or email
Wednesday, May 29 & Thursday, May 30, 2019
Unquiet Graves: The Story of the Glenanne Gang, a North American premier, Royal Cinema, 608 College Streeet (north side, a 4 minute walk west of Bathurst Street), 7 pm
A film by Sean Murray. Admission $23.50  Postscreening Q&A with director Sean Murray and afterparty at The Monarch Tavern
For information and / or to buy tickets, see
June 2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Annual Ireland Funds 'Day at the Races' at at Woodbine Racetrack, 555 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke ON
This event will be held in the Post Parade room where you can enjoy the magnificent track view, an extensive buffet lunch, mix and mingle with owners and trainers and participate in the spectacular live and silent auctions.
Proceeds from this event support the Celtic Studies Program at St. Michael's College, University of Toronto.
Don't be afraid to dust off your garden party hat or that fabulous tie, there will be prizes for the best dressed.
For information email
Welsh language speakers  networking event / cyfle i sgwrsio yn y Gymraeg, The Stone Lion, 1958 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON
How to find us: Listen for the Welsh language at a patio table and the Welsh flag
A patio event in the Beach district of Toronto followed by a Board walk (if weather permits)
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Kevin and Samantha Kennedy, Dora Keogh's 141 Danforth Ave., (east of Broadview), Toronto ON, 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm. 
June 23 - 28, 2019
Ontario School of Piping and Drumming Conversational Gaelic Immersion, Lakefield College, Lakefield ON
Lakefield is located 90 km. NE of Toronto. Instruction will be offered at the Intermediate (Kerrie Kennedy, Toronto) and Advanced (Angus MacLeod, Cape Breton) levels. Day student fees ($550 CDN) include lunch, dinner and evening programming. Boarding student fees also include breakfast and accomodation ($1000 CDN). Registration closes June 1. For more information or to register, see
July 2019
July 7 - 12, 2019
Scottish Gaelic Language and Song Week, Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, NC
Instructors: Mairi Britton (Scotland, Cape Breton), James Graham (Scotland), Kathleen Reddy (Nova Scotia). More information will be available after April 1 at
August 2019
August 5 - 9, 2019
Goderich  Celtic College & Kids Camp
August 9 -11, 2019
Goderich Celtic Roots Festival


August 13 - 18, 2019

Feis Seattle, Evergreen State College, Northwest Olympia, WA

Feis Seattle moves to a new date and location for 2019. Confirmed particpants to date include Kathleen MacInnes, Rona Lightfoot, Ewen Henderson and Catriona Parsons. Registration now open.
October 2019
October 5 - 13, 2019
Celtic Harmonies International Festival, Eastern Townships, Quebec; Knowlton (Lac-Brome), Waterloo, Mansonville and Bromont
Celebrating Nature Through Music, Dance and the Arts. More information available mid-April at
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Julie Fowlis in concert, Beaches Presbyterian Church, 65 Glen Manor Drive, Toronto ON, 8 pm
Scottish Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis. Tickets: $50 + service charge / Students (with ID) $25 + service charge at