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JLF Toronto 2019

Culinary & food History & heritage Intercultural Performance Writing & literature
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Distillery Historic District

Toronto, ON

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Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


JLF Toronto 2019 is a celebration of literature and the power of dialogue between September 27 and 29, 2019. Set to take place at Toronto’s Distillery Historic District it will feature a heady mix of writers, thinkers, poets, balladeers, and raconteurs.

For this Culture Days weekend, discover the JLF Marketplace with FREE access to a vibrant outdoor street festival where festive flags & handcrafted umbrellas will create a riot of colour.

The JLF Marketplace will feature:

- Unique artisan vendors

- Culinary delights including Indian street food, and the Distillery District’s highly acclaimed restaurants

- Creative installations & pop up performances

- Sunday Farmer’s Market

Explore Distillery's 13 acre national historic site with its brick-lined courtyards and streets, where cafes, art galleries, restaurants, boutiques and specialty retail stores are housed within heritage buildings.

While there, check out JLF festival highlights, including 14 amazing Authors Sessions on Saturday for only $10 per ticket per session.



Teamwork Arts (Canada) Inc.


For over 25 years, Teamwork Arts has taken India to the world and brought the world to India. In countries such as Australia, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Israel, Korea, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Teamwork produces over 30 highly acclaimed performing arts, visual arts, and literary festivals in more than 50 cities.

Teamwork Arts produces one of the world’s largest free literary gatherings, the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, as well as JLF iterations in North America, UK and Australia.

This will be the inaugural year for JLF Toronto!


JLF Toronto 2019