Francophonie en Fête, 13e édition festival francophone à Toronto

Toronto's 13th French Music Festival

Celebrating Francophone Diversity

September 20-29, 2018 Toronto 13th Annual Festival

Afro-Caribbean Musical Extravaganza

Two blockbuster concerts in one on Friday September 28th starting at 8 p.m. We are very excited to have Boukman Eksperyans on-stage at the Isabel Bader Theatre. These legendary Grammy-nominated masters of Haitian Misik Rasin are renowned for their high energy beats and harmonies. Misik Rasin translates to Musique Racine, referring to the rich ethnic cultural heritage of the group. The opening act is a new Toronto group called Malagasy Roots, which features the well-loved Donné Roberts and Madagascar Slim! There is a fantastic group ticket offer of only $20 per ticket with the purchase of 6 tickets. Early bird single tickets are only $30. Early bird pricing expires on August 9th so get your friends take advantage of the savings and join our fun evening!

More Festival News Coming

Stay tuned for details on the Festival Launch Event planned for Friday, September 21st 2018. Each year we host top Francophone talent in a special evening to launch the week-long Francophonie en Fete Festival. Then on Saturday, September 29th we will wrap up the week of music and culture that makes up our 13th annual Francophonie en Fete Festival with a closing concert. We are certain that it will remembered as one of the most fun francophone concerts for 2018!

Nine Amazing Days of Francophone Culture, Music and Celebration

Join us Sept 21-29 for the 13th Annual Toronto Francophone Music Festival, a jam-packed 10-day deep dive into the rich Francophone musical diversity that thrives in Toronto. A highlight of the Festival is the Free Distillery Weekend Concerts on September 22nd and 23rd . We feature the best of established and emerging Francophone talent to grace our stage from mid-day and right through the afternoon. Come for both days and see more than a dozen artists from France, Africa, Haiti, Ontario and Quebec on stage at the Distillery. Join us for Franco-Ontarian Day for a special noon-time concert on Tuesday, September 25th. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where we share the stories and music of the wonderful rich talents that perform at the Francophonie en Fete Festival. Sign up to our email alerts to gain a first-mover advantage on news and tickets to our events.

Francophonie en Fête

Francophonie en Fête hosts an amazing Annual French Music Festival in downtown Toronto! Now in it’s 13th year it has been a vital part of the music scene in Toronto and a living example of the growth, creativity and diversity of the Francophone culture in Ontario.

Francophonie en Fête is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the cultural vitality of French-language culture across the GTA. Each year Francophonie en Fête harvests the best in Francophone entertainment to offer Toronto a unique and inspiring festival with a range of high quality concerts. In addition to its rich entertainment program, Francophonie en Fête also strives to forge links and collaborate with the vital forces of the Francophone community of Toronto, in particular La Semaine de la Francophonie in March, and delivers a vibrant educational program to the French language schools in the Toronto area.

Event Calendar

Days full of music !

22 Sept. 2018 - La Distillerie

12h00 - 12h30

Amanie Illfated

12h45 - 13h15

Joanna Moon

13h30 - 14h00


14h15 - 14h45


15h00 - 15h30

Hassan el Hadi

15h45 - 16h15

Miss Blandine

16h30 - 17h30

Bourrée à Trois

23 Sept. 2018 - La Distillerie

12h00 - 12h30

Joanne Morra

12h45 - 13h15


13h30 - 14h00


14h15 - 14h45


15h00 - 15h45

Kalimba at Work

16h00 - 17h00

DJ Unpier | Jacobus

28 Sept. 2018 - Théâtre Isabel Bader

20h - 22h

Grand Spectacle Afro-Caribéen

En vedette Boukman Esperyans (nommé au Grammy) Malagasy Roots (1ère partie)


Afro-Caribbean Extravaganza


  • Two groups : Boukman Eksperyans and Malagy Roots as opening act
  • Friday, Septembre 28th at 8pm
  • Isabel Bader Theatre - 93 Charles St W
  • Individual tickets are $30 prior to Aug 9 and $40 after.
  • Group sales (6+) are $20 per ticket before Aug 9 and $30 after.

Festival Launch Concert scheduled for Friday September 21st Festival Closing Concert scheduled for Saturday September 29th


  • Details will be announced shortly
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Beautiful locations in the heart of the city

Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7 - Museum Station

The Distillery

55 Mill St., Toronto, On, M5A 3C4

Mel Lastman Square

5100 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5V7