Entertainment and shopping
Be front, centre and first in line for the best shows, events and shopping in Ontario.
Ontario sets the stage for world-class live music festivals, big-ticket concerts, as well as intimate performances from all musical genres. Or get in on the action with pro sports events, casinos, horse racing, comedy clubs and more.
Shop for top name brands and discover one-of-a-kind antiques, souvenirs or bespoke pieces of art by local artisans.
Whatever your style, sound or passion, you're sure to find it in Ontario.
Quick guide to entertainment and shopping in Ontario
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Sales tax in Ontario
A 13% harmonized sales tax (HST) is levied on the purchase of most goods and services in Ontario.
Event tickets and restrictions
Some events and shows may require age limits for attendance. Check in advance of booking. Always purchase tickets for reputable sources.
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Last updated: August 25, 2023
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