Forest of Reading 2024

The Forest of Reading Festival is Canada’s largest literary event for young readers and is continuing to grow each year since its inception in 2007.  It typically culminates in a 3 day awards celebration for the school-aged and French-language programs of the Forest of Reading® in Toronto, with satellite Festivals across Ontario. Over 15,000 people attend the Festival in Toronto at Harbourfront Centre.


JUNIOR Festival 2024

The JUNIOR Festival will be taking place May 18-20. We’re actively seeking vendors to enhance the vibrancy of our event. 24,000 visitors, a family-centric atmosphere with dedicated kids’ activities. What are we looking for in vendors? Affordability, child-friendly options, healthy choices, and a commitment to sustainable packaging. If your team aligns with these values please apply now.


Are you a vendor that sells food, snacks, fashion, jewellery, gifts or more? 

Harbourfront Centre invites vendors of all kinds to apply for rental space at our 2023 summer festival weekends. We are looking for enthusiastic entrepreneurs who sell unique designs, goods from around the world, fair trade products and much more.  

A few reasons why you should apply to be a vendor at Harbourfront Centre:  

  • Millions of visitors throughout the summer 
  • 6 weekend festivals for booking 
  • A fully-equipped kitchen and great locations for food trucks 
  • Spacious booths
  • Unique lakeside setting 

Select your vendor category below, be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions and our Rules & Regulations, and apply online now!   

If you have any immediate questions, please email us at

We look forward to hearing from you! 

— The Vendor Team 

We’re still accepting applications for Summer 2024!

Are you a talented vendor looking for exciting opportunities? We’re thrilled to announce that our general vendor applications are now open at Harbourfront Centre. Join us in creating extraordinary experiences. Apply today!

Questions? Please email us at