How to Festival

 Mark Your Calendars

The lineup is now available!
Tune in to see your favourite artists and productions, alongside new performances and works. See this year’s schedule.

June 11,  6:45pm - 10:30pm (EDT)
June 12, 6:45pm - 2:00am (EDT)
June 13, 1:00pm - 12 midnight (EDT)

#Luminato2020 Soundscape created by Juno-nominated G.R. Gritt.  

 Meet Us Online

Join us anytime throughout the Virtual Festival at luminatofestival.com/live, and on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for free musical and theatrical performances, riveting conversations and panels, lively DJ sets, participatory programming and more.

All events are free! No tickets or registration required.


 Host a Virtual Viewing Party

Share Luminato’s first-ever virtual experience with friends and family by hosting a virtual viewing party.

Learn how to host a viewing party below. 

 Stay Connected

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We’ll be sharing sneak peeks and highlights across social media leading up to and during our virtual edition. Follow #Luminato2020

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Join the Conversation

Experience the festival as part of our Luminato Virtual Festival online community. 

We’ll be hosting live chats alongside our virtual programming and across our social media channels.

Register online with your name and email to join the live chat.
Don't forget to check your inbox for a verification email!



Luminato is committed to making its festivals accessible to as many people as possible. For a complete schedule of accessible programming and how to participate please visit our Accessibility page.

For this year’s virtual edition, we are pleased to offer a free afternoon of ASL and captioned programming led by Natasha Bacchus with interpretation by the Toronto Sign Language Interpreter Service on Saturday, June 1, 1:50 – 4:00pm (EDT).

Luminato is also hosting  two free listening parties on zoom for blind and low vision audience members on Friday, June 12, 7:00 - 9:00pm (EDT) and Saturday, June 13, 7:30 – 9:45pm (EDT).     


Virtual Viewing Parties


Even though we’re all at home, we can still experience Luminato together! Below are our top tips for enjoying #Luminato2020 with family and friends.

  1. Keep it simple and hang out on Zoom. Use the screen share option for viewing and chat alongside the performances, music and fun.

  2. Try out Kast, a real-time video sharing app that makes it easy to connect with friends, wherever they are. 

  3. Distancing with family or roommates? Put us on the big screen and enjoy together. Cast to your TV using Chromecast and AirPlay or connect from your laptop with an HDMI chord.

  4. Can’t get on the same screen? No worries! Share updates with friends in real-time on  Instagramfacebook icon Facebook YouTube and twitter icon Twitter—don’t forget to tag @luminatofestival.