5 Things To Do in Toronto This Weekend

From festivals to free music

Take advantage of the sunshine this weekend and check out some of the outdoor events going on in Toronto. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered
 

1. LIVE MUSIC

Indie Fridays  is back this Friday, July 21 with The Pack A.D. and  Ginger Ale & The Monowhales. They will be playing a free show at Yonge and Dundas, as part of the summer-long concert series in Toronto.

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Indie88 Presents Walrus at The Drake Underground this Saturday,  July 22.


 

2. Junction Night Market

Head down to the Junction this Saturday, July 22 from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at Pacific Avenue. Enjoy local food and drink, including a wide selection of craft beer and cider, while supporting the community. Entry is free and Food and Drink tickets are only $5, with proceeds supporting local food access programs. For more information and the complete list of vendors, check out the website.

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3. BIG on Bloor Festival

Now in its 10th year, BIG on Bloor Festival is a celebration of arts and culture that enters around the collective participation and preservation of the arts. On Saturday and Sunday Bloor street will be closed between Dufferin and Lansdowne to make way for the festival marketplace, featuring local food, drink, and over 200 arts and crafts tables. Learn more here.


 

4. Festival of South Asia

This Saturday and Sunday the Festival of South Asia takes over Gerrard, closing the street from Glenside to Coxwell. The 15th annual festival celebrates south asian culture with a series of live performances, food and drink, as well as a marketplace offering workshops and local goods. For more information, check out the event page.

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5. Christie Pits Film Festival

Grab a blanket and some snacks and head to Christie Pits Park this Sunday for another movie under the stars, as part of the ongoing outdoor film festival. This week the movie  Best In Show will be screened at 9pm. Check out the complete festival program here.

 

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