Save the Date: Lieutenant Governor’s 2023 New Year’s Levee

Come celebrate the arrival of 2023 with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario!

You are cordially invited to the Lieutenant Governor’s New Year’s Levee on Sunday, January 1, 2023, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park in Toronto. Admission is free and open to the public. No RSVP needed.


The Lieutenant Governor’s Suite
Queen’s Park (south entrance)
111 Wellesley Street West

It is recommended that you arrive by public transit. The closest TTC subway stations are Queen’s Park and Museum. The nearest streetcar stop is University Avenue on the 506 Streetcar line. Please allow extra time for parking and a short level walk to the Legislative Building.

There is no parking at Queen’s Park. Paid parking may be available nearby at the University of Toronto Green P.

The New Year’s Levee is an opportunity to meet His Majesty’s representative in Ontario, learn about the Lieutenant Governor’s role and responsibilities, enjoy local entertainment, and engage with fellow citizens.

Photos taken during the New Year’s Levee will be posted online a few days following the event.

Please note, prior to entering the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, visitors will pass through the Visitor Entrance and go through airport-style security and screening. Visitors are kindly encouraged not to bring gifts. For more information on the Visitor Entrance and security, click here.

Media information

Media are encouraged to cover the New Year’s Levee.
Enquiries please to:

Bucky Badejo
Office of the Lieutenant Governor