- Buy Tickets
Getting to the Festival from Pearson Airport
Pearson Airport Taxi
Airport taxis and limos can be found at the marked taxi stands in the airport terminals. Taxi and limos offer regulated flat rates from the airport. You can check with the porter at the airport taxi stand to find out what the rate should be for your trip – rates range $50-$60 to downtown Toronto.
Alternative travel options, including public transportation, and more information about travelling from Pearson Airport can be found here: www.gtaa.com
Getting Around Toronto
Most of imagineNATIVE’s festival venues, restaurants and hotels are within walking distance of each other. Although it is recommended to take public transit or a taxi to The Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne Street), the Edward Day Gallery (952 Queen Street W.) and the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (16 Spadina Road).
Public Transportation (TTC)
Toronto has an excellent public transportation system that can connect you too all Festival venues that are just out of walking distance.
The adult fare is $3 for a one-time, one-way ride. Visit the Toronto Transit Commission’s website for routes, schedules and other prices. www.ttc.ca
The TTC has an iPhone app available for download here: http://www3.ttc.ca/mobile/Mobile_Information.jsp
Taxi fares in Toronto are regulated and start at $4.25. Taxis in Toronto can be called or hailed (available taxis are identified by their lit rooftop light).
Beck Taxi (orange/green vehicle) 416 751 5555
Diamond Taxi (black/orange vehicle) 416 366 6868
imagineNATIVE iPhone App
Download imagineNATIVE's iPhone App; plan your schedule, navigate our venues and share your pictures! Coming soon!
imagineNATIVE has two partner hotels that are centrally located and range in price –the Hilton Garden Inn and Super 8. If you book now you can have your pick.
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown
Located in Toronto's Vibrant Entertainment District, the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown hotel is only steps away from the TIFF Bell Lightbox – imagineNATIVE’s central venue – in addition to Business, Financial and Shopping attractions. The Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown proactively makes everything for both the busy executive and the leisure traveler easy by providing an abundance of Services and Amenities, including complimentary hot breakfast and WIFI, ensuring a productive and successful stay.
Regular rate/night: $220
(imagineNATIVE's rate is no longer available at the Hilton)
Super 8 Downtown Toronto
Located in Toronto’s Chinatown district, the most vibrant in North America, the Super 8 Downtown Toronto reflects the diversity of Eastern cultures and is only a short walk away from the TIFF Bell Lightbox – imagineNATIVE’s central venue – in addition to the trendy Queen Street West and eclectic Kensington Market. The Super 8 Downtown Toronto ensures optimal comforting during your visit, including fitness and shiatsu rooms and complimentary continental breakfast and WIFI.
imagineNATIVE rate/night: $93+tax (regular rate/night: $130)
Until Oct. 1, Discount Booking Code (by phone): imagineNATIVE
Dining and Shopping Discounts for Ticket and Pass Holders
The Ballroom – 2013 imagineNATIVE Festival Restaurant!
25% off food to all ticket and pass holders + free shoe rental with paid bowling during entire festival.
145 John St
(Two blocks North of TIFF Bell Lightbox on John)
15% off to ticket & pass holders
246 Queen St West
15% off to ticket and pass holders
October 17 - 21, 218 Adelaide Street West
October 20, 490 Bloor Street West , across from Lee’s Palace where “The Beat” music night takes place on Saturday October 20th.
The Charlotte Room
15 % off food with ticket or pass
19 Charlotte Street
Kind Exchange Clothing
25% off to imagineNATIVE pass and ticket holders at both locations.
611 Queen St West
379 Queen St West