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Five things to do this long weekend in Toronto

Get ready for a jam packed weekend with Five Things To Do this long weekend in Toronto.

The Caribbean Carnival is returning to the city for the first time following two years of lockdown. If you’re looking to catch a show, you can check out The Marias at The Danforth Music Hall on Friday or Weird Al Yankovic at The Danforth Music Hall on Monday.

Check out Five Things To Do in Toronto this long weekend below.

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Several Events Across Toronto | July 28th – 31st

After two years of lockdown due to COVID-19, The Caribbean Carnival is set to return to the city from July 28th to 31st. This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Grande Parade, which was first gifted to Canada by the Caribbean Community during Canada’s centennial celebrations. The Caribbean Carnival will feature spectacular costumes, music, and culture.

The Marias

Danforth Music Hall | July 29th

Indie pop duo The Marias are headed to the Danforth Music Hall this Friday, July 29th. They’ll be playing tunes from their most recent album, CINEMA. Singer María Zardoya says the album offers listeners a “break away from real life for a while to create some kind of dream world in their heads.”

Live Band Karaoke

Bar Cathedral | July 30th

Live Band Karaoke

If you’ve ever wanted to try out being a rockstar for the night, Live Band Karaoke is for you. Head to Bar Cathedral on July 30th to live out your dreams as a star on stage, as a 4-piece band plays the backing tracks to your favourite tunes.

Reyna’s Unapologetic Drag Brunch

Bar Reyna | July 31st

Hosted by Jezebel Bardot and a special guest queen, Bar Reyna’s Unapologetic Drag Brunch takes place on the last Sunday every month. With two seatings, you can enjoy brunch and a shot at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m.

Weird Al Yankovic

Danforth Music Hall | August 1st

If you’re looking to attend a fun, playful show this weekend, you’re in luck. Weird Al Yankovic is bringing his hit parody tunes to the Danforth Music Hall on August 1st. He’ll be playing the show ahead of the release of his biopic, Weird, which sees Daniel Radcliffe playing the role of Weird Al.
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