We are pleased to announce that the 33rd edition of Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts will take place from April 25 – May 5, 2018*, at various locations in Toronto. This year’s multidisciplinary program captures and expresses a conscious effort to connect our past and current struggles for decent work with our dreams for a better world in the future

*Some events have earlier start dates, and some events continue past the end of the festival period.

To find each event on Facebook, please click here and invite your friends to join you.

To view our full schedule and details on each event, click here!


Want to pick up a copy of the 33rd Mayworks Festival program guide? Program guides will be available at all of our festival venues as well as the additional locations listed below, starting April 16th, 2018.


  • Trinity Square Video, 401 Richmond St. W #121
  • St Luke’s Church – The Education Centre Room, 353 Sherbourne St.
  • The Public Studio, 58 Landsdowne Avenue
  • Steelworker’s Hall, 25 Cecil St
  • Alliance Francaise Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd.
  • Sur Gallery, 39 Queens Quay East #100
  • Whippersnapper Gallery, 594B Dundas St W.
  • The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W.


  • 401 Richmond, 401 Richmond Street West
  • A Different Booklist, 777 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5S 1Z5
  • Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street
  • CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst Street
  • CSI Spadina, 215 Spadina Avenue
  • CUPE 4400, 1482 Bathurst Street
  • Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St W
  • Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, 1137 Dupont Street
  • The Ontario Federation of Labour, 15 Gervais Drive
  • OPIRG University of Toronto, 563 Spadina Avenue
  • OPIRG York University, 4700 Keele Street, Student Centre Room 449C
  • Parkdale Toronto Public Library, 1303 Queen Street West
  • Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street at main lobby, 2nd floor reception, USW 1998 reception (3rd floor) and Mayworks office (4th floor)
  • Toronto Public Libraries and Community Centres (Various locations downtown, Lawrence Heights and Falstaff)
  • Workers’ Action Centre, 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 223