A type treatment of Toronto Games Week

A celebration of playable arts & culture

Toronto Games Week is a collective coordination of events organized independently by dozens of organizations, curators, companies, creators, and communities.

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At Toronto Games Week this year, you might:

  • Frolic in a flickering forest pop-up arcade after dark!
  • Learn open source game tools at a workshop!
  • Play or cheer at a women & femme speedrunning event!
  • Brew a DIY blend at a tea party in the park!
  • Compare working class sci-fi movies and games!
  • Install a game you made on a Gameboy cartridge!

See the schedule!

See the poster!

Special guests

We're kicking off Toronto Games Week 2024 with XP Summit, a two day industry event that brings together international and local game development talent to learn from each other. And we’re excited to be bringing special guests to town:

  • Trey Smith, veteran creative director from Vancouver (Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3)
  • Xalavier Nelson Jr., BAFTA nominated narrative designer from El Paso, Texas (Stranger Things VR, Hypnospace Outlaw)
  • Phil Salvador, library director from San Francisco (Video Game History Foundation)

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Organize an event!

If you’d like to run a TGW event yourself, there’s still time to get in on the fun! We’re open to including board/escape room/theatrical/LARPing -- playful culture of all sorts, not just screen based games!

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Help out

Would you like to volunteer and help the coalition of community organizations and not-for-profits that make it happen? There’s lots of interesting things to do!


See pics from last year!


Reach out with any questions to Marie LeBlanc Flanagan or Jim Munroe.

Our Supporters

Our 2024 poster artist is Nicholas Di Genova.