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6 Things To Do in Toronto This Weekend

Looking for something fun to do with Dad this Father’s day weekend? Whether he likes live music or BBQ or movies, we’ve got you covered.

Check out our list of stuff happening in Toronto this weekend below.

1. Night at the Aqueerium

Join in Toronto Pride celebrations this Friday, June 16 at Ripley’s Aquarium. Featuring live music from DJ Cozmic Cat, this unique event will be an unforgettable experience. Purchase tickets here to take part in an unforgettable night of food, drinks, and dancing.

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2. Live Music

Carly Rae Jepsen performs with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thompson Hall. Tickets are available online.

The Flatliners, The Dirty Nil, Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs play a second show at Lee’s Palace on June 16th. Tickets available here.

Alexisonfire plays the first of four back-to-back shows at the Danforth Music Hall this Sunday, June 18. Get your tickets while they’re still available!

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3. Breakthroughs Film Festival

Breakthroughs is Canada’s only film festival that exclusively celebrates the contributions and achievements of women in the film industry. To see an incredible selection of both Canadian and  international short films by female directors, check out the 2017 festival line up and purchase your tickets online. The festival will take place this Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17 at the Royal Cinema.


4. ROM Friday Night Live

This weeks theme of Friday Night Live at the ROM is Indigenous Now, in honour of Aboriginal Heritage Month. Enjoy the music stylings of  Digging Roots, Joey Stylez and more, stand up comedy group Manifest Destiny’s Child, and featured exhibitions. Tickets available here.

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5. Waterfront Artistan Market

The Waterfront Artisan Market is a weekly event bringing together the best of local food and drinks, crafts, and homemade goods. Take a stroll through HTO Park and support local businesses this Saturday, June 17.

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6. Food Festivals

This weekend Toronto will host multiple food festivals, featuring international cuisine from BBQ to Italian and everything in between. The Beaches Rib Fest will be back for it’s 9th year at  Woodbine park, Taste of Toronto will be taking over Garrison Common at Fort York, and the 18th annual Taste of Little Italy will be held on College Street. Check out one or all of these weekend long  festivals happening throughout the city.

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