TCAF Event 3

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival returns to Yonge & Bloor for 2019! Join us for a day of professional development for comics-related fields on Friday, May 10th, and our main exhibition and programming on Saturday May 11th and Sunday May 12th, 2019. 

Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, workshops, gallery shows, art installations, and much more. Find out more below! 



TCAF Event 3

Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Celebration of comic books and their creators with readings, art exhibits, panels discussions and more.

TCAF Event 1

Queer Mixer

Join us once again for the TCAF Queer Mixer, hosted by Glad Day Books! This annual event is a place for queer and/or trans comics creators, readers, publishers, and other comics-involved folks to mix, mingle, and meet!

TCAF Event 2

Zineland Terrace

Zineland Terrace is a unique space for zine creators, readers, and well, everyone! Last year’s fair was a huge success, and we are excited to continue to offer a different kind of space for self-publishing during TCAF weekend.

Date/Time: Sat May 11, 2019 - Sun May 12, 2019

Location: Toronto Reference Library ,789 Yonge St


Date/Time: Saturday, May 11th | 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM 

Location:  Glad Day Books, 499 Church Street


Date/Time: Sat, May 11th & Sun, May 12th, 2019 | 11PM – 6PM

Location:  Cumberland Terrace, 2 Bloor St. W


TCAF Event 4

TCAF Official Party, Featuring Kid Koala, The Wicked + The Divine

After a long day of taking in all that TCAF has to offer, come let your hair down in this special Saturday night party with the creators at the Festival!

TCAF Event 5

Featured Programming at The Masonic Temple!

Join us for TCAF 2019's Feature Event presentations in the beautiful Masonic Temple Concert Hall, just up the street from Toronto Reference Library! Full days of programming on Saturday and Sunday, with the official TCAF Saturday Night party on Saturday Night!

TCAF Event 4

Music To Draw To
Drop In Event

TCAF is thrilled to welcome back long time friend-of-the-fest Kid Koala for a new installation of his awesome Music To Draw To Series. Creative types of all ages are welcome to join this drop-in event, an afternoon of quiet-time records. Kid Koala will play a 3 hour all vinyl set of his favorite “drawing” tracks in a cozy environment conducive to working. 

Date/Time: Saturday, May 11th | 8 PM-11 PM

Location: The Masonic Temple Concert Hall, 888 Yonge St


Date/Time: Sat May 11,10 AM & Sun, May 12,5 PM

Location: The Masonic Temple Concert Hall, 888 Yonge St


Date/Time: Sunday May 12, 2PM - 5PM

Location: The Masonic Temple Concert Hall, 888 Yonge St



TCAF Contest Image 2

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Each year TCAF features hundreds of incredible comic artists and their spectacular debut books! So is there a better way to the prep for the festival than getting caught up with the debuts from each of the TCAF 2019 poster artists? No there isn't! Plus, this prize pack has retail value of over $150 and you can get them all signed by the creators at TCAF! 

Poster prize pack includes....

✪ Hicotea: A Nightlights Story by Lorena Alvarez  

✪ Smashed by Junji Ito

✪ Clyde Fans by Seth