Toronto's historic Casa Loma announces its summer season of evening programming, which will include a series of live performances on the WestJet Stage, in the stunning Glass Pavilion. Guests will enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline, the majestic castle and its beautiful estate gardens, while enjoying special performances under the stars. Several delicious al fresco dining options will also be available during these evening performances.

Monday evenings from June 3 – August 26: Back by popular demand is Sean Jones and his seven-piece band, The Righteous Echo will return with an energetic live show, Soul in the City.  Juno award-winning artist Sean Jones will once again perform R&B and soul music staples, as well as original music alongside special guest performers. Previous guests have included artists Jully Black, Shawn Hook, The Tenors, and more.           

Tuesday evenings from June 4 – August 27: Casa Loma will play host to Symphony in the Gardens featuring the Toronto Concert Orchestra, under the artistic direction of Maestro Kerry Stratton. Now in its sixth season, Symphony in the Gardens has become a signature event of the summer season. The program will feature works by Beethoven, Mozartand Tchaikovsky, as well as the incredible operatic voices of Sara Papini, Romulo Delgado, and Tonia Cianciulli, to name a few. 

Special event on Tuesday, June 11: In honour of Italian Heritage Month, this special installment of Symphony in the Gardens welcomes the acclaimed Beatrice Venezi, an award-winning guest conductor from Italy. As Chief Conductor of the Orchestra Scarlatti Young based in Naples, Beatrice has performed for audiences around the world. This event is hosted in proud partnership with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Wednesday evenings from June 26 to August 28: Following its highly successful inaugural series, Just For Laughs Comedy at the Castle returns for a second season. This side-splitting series will once again feature a lineup of hilarious comedians from the festival's elite roster. Previous performers have included: Alonzo Bodden, Greg Proops, K Trevor Wilson, Robert Kelly, Gina Yashere, DeAnne Smith and Michael Kosta. The 2019 schedule will be announced soon. 

General admission tickets can be purchased in advance online or onsite upon arrival. Doors open at 5 p.m. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The castle is open late until 10 p.m. each performance night.