Five things To Do in Toronto this Weekend

From street races to beatboxing

After a long week of rain, you deserve to have a little fun. Lucky for you, art, live music, and outdoor movies are all in the stars for the next few days. Check out our list of five things to do in Toronto this weekend below.
 

1. Free Live Music

Enjoy free live music this weekend at three outdoor venues around the city.

Friday, July 14: Ria Mae and the Pick Brothers at Yonge-Dundas Square, as part of Indie Fridays in Toronto.

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Saturday, July 15: TBA, a lineup of local talent at Barbara Hall Park stage

Sunday, July 16: Victor & Penny at Kew Gardens Park 

2. Honda Indy Toronto

The 31st annual Honda Indy race takes to the streets of Toronto this weekend. This weekend-long festival doesn’t just consist of an action-packed race, but also features a wide variety of food and drink, live entertainment, and activities for the whole family.

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3. Outdoor Art Exhibition

Head down to Nathan Phillips Square this weekend for the 56th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Whether you’re shopping for art, discovering new local artists, or hanging out at the onsite beer garden, there’s something to do for everyone while supporting local arts and culture.

4. Unity Festival

Now in its 10th year, Unity Festival returns this weekend to unite Toronto through hip hop culture, music, and art. The festival, which runs from July 13-15, will feature a series of workshops, competitions, performances, and exhibitions from local and international artists. Come out and support the community by promoting and celebrating creative expression among talented artists and passionate spectators. For more information and the festival schedule, visit the Unity website.

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5. Movie in the Park

The Christie Pits Film Festival returns this Sunday with the film, Speed Sisters, screening outdoors in Christie Pits Park this Sunday, July 16 at 9 p.m. For more information, or to see the complete 2017 festival schedule, click here.

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