Community Events Information Night

Artists, Cultural Groups and Community Organizations: join us to discover opportunities at these upcoming events:

  • Artfest (May 23),
  • Canada Day (July 1),
  • New! 20|20 Culture & Arts Experience (September 12), and
  • Culture Days (September 25 - 27).

Monday, March 9
1101 Kingston Road, Suite 280, Pickering ON L1V 1B5

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm           Artfest, 20|20 & Culture Days 
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm           Canada Day 

For more details, please contact the Events Team at 905.420.4620. 


Upcoming Festivals & Events 

The City’s Events Calendar is the best resource to see upcoming City and Community Events.

Planning a Community Festival or Event in Pickering?

Review the Community Festival & Events Manual, then submit your festival or event for consideration here


Mentorship Program: Collaborate & Connect through City Events

The City of Pickering is pleased to offer a mentorship program for organizations interested in developing their event planning skills. Share your message and create a lasting impression on the residents of Pickering.

Successful applicants will partner with a business or community organization and the City event planning team, to plan and execute an activity during a City-operated event.

Who Can Apply?

Community Organizations and Not-for-Profits serving Pickering, in partnership with one another, or a Local Business.

What is Required?

  • Activities presented must be free of charge
  • Applicants must fund their idea
  • Partners must attend at minimum 3 planning meetings
  • Partners must meet planning timelines
  • 6 applicants will be accepted for 2019 based upon the feasibility/community benefit of their proposal

What does the City provide?

  • Basic equipment to support your activity
  • Event Promotions
  • Mentorship and Guidance throughout the process

How Do I Get Started?

View the presentation.

If you have any questions please contact Coordinator, Community Partnerships at 905.420.4660 ext 3604.