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Venus Fest

September 20, 2019 /7:00 pm September 21, 2019 /12:00 am


Following the continued reception and success of two full years of festivals and monthly programming, we are incredibly proud and excited to announce the lineup for our third festival.

Please join us
September 20-22nd at The Opera House in Toronto
to celebrate feminism in the arts with these incredible artists:

Friday September 20, 19+
The Vaselines
The Weather Station
Dorothea Paas Music Page
live visuals by Chanteclair
music by Electric Ladyland

Saturday September 21, 19+
Tei Shi
Too Attached
live visuals by blackpowerbarbie
music by Roshanie

Sunday September 22, All Ages
Charlotte Cardin
Nice Hands
Amaka Queenette
live visuals by Vanessa Bee Rieger
music by DJ Ziibiwan

with a full installation by Camille Jodoin-Eng
tarot readings by Qveen of Swords Tarot
restorative area, community engagement, and more!

Early bird tickets are limited, so be sure to get yours soon!

Early bird wristbands: $45 + fees
Wristbands: $55 + fees

Early bird single night tickets: $19 + fees
Single night tickets: $25 + fees

Wristbands include access to all three nights, plus kick-off party and afterparty (TBA). 


This year for the first time, Venus Fest is hosting a conference in partnership with Women In Music Canada. 

We are offering a series of free workshops and panels geared towards developing women and non-binary artists. 
Please go here for more information:


The Opera House does not have any steps at the entrance. Once inside the venue there are three levels with two steps between each. A ramp is available for those that need to move between the second and third levels, allowing optimal visibility of the stage from the second level. Bathrooms will be gender neutral for this event. There is a single accessible bathroom stall with transfer bars on the main floor, with remaining bathrooms in the basement.

Venus Fest takes place on the traditional Indigenous territory of the Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee, and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit. 

Venus Fest does not tolerate any form of homophobia, racism, sexism, transphobia, ableism, ageism, sexual harassment, assault, discrimination, or violence. Any audience members suspected of the above will have the opportunity of one conversation on how their behaviour is harmful. Should they continue, audience members will be removed.

Instigators of sexual assault or violence will be removed without warning.

Venus Fest staff and volunteers have received safer space training with the Dandelion Initiative to better support our community. Please seek them out at the door or in the crowd if you need support or someone to talk to.

Venus Fest is made possible through the generous support of 
Toronto Arts Council
Ontario Creates
City of Toronto - Your Local Government


September 20, 2019 /7:00 pm
September 21, 2019 /12:00 am


Opera House
735 Queen Street East
Toronto, Ontario M4M1H2 Canada
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+1 (416) 466-0313