Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

A flea market, Mother's Day at the ROM, Canadian Music Week, and more

It’s going to be a busy weekend for Torontonians!

There are tons of exciting events taking place across the city for music lovers, foodies, Mother’s Day celebrators, and everyone in between. There are so many events to choose from, including a Tastemaker event, a flea market, Mother’s Day at the ROM, Canadian Music Week, and more!

Check out our list of five things to do this weekend in Toronto.

Tastemaker Toronto

Evergreen Brick Works | May 10 & 11, 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm | May 12, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Tickets

The Tastemaker Tour is hitting up Evergreen Brickworks this weekend for the ultimate culinary house party, which will see chefs pairing up to blend their styles, creating one-of-a-kind dishes that are exclusive to the weekend. This event will also see a selection of DJs, craft cocktails, interactive rooms and experiences, and a dance floor.

Parkdale Flea: Spring into Parkdale

Northern Contemporary Gallery | May 11, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm | Free

Parkdale’s sidewalk festival is set to take place this Saturday, May 11th. You won’t want to miss this outstanding flea, where you can grab a coffee and check out 11 blocks worth of more than 50 vendors selling everything from food to vintage to skincare, and more!

Catch a Concert

CMW is here, so you’re in for a stacked weekend full of unbelievable performances! Tonight, you can catch some outstanding artists including Toronto indie rockers Tokyo Police Club, rowdy punk outfit the Dirty Nil, singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim, and more! On Saturday, make sure to check out some of the rad shows, including the Born Ruffians, The Elwins, and Lost Cousins. Sunday marks the end of CMW, which will see performances from musicians like Heart Attack Kids and Wallows.

Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019

Toronto Reference Library | May 11, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | May 12, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | Free

Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) is set to take place at the Toronto Reference Library and surrounding venues this weekend, where the city will be celebrating comics, graphic novels, and their creators. The two-day long exhibition and vendor fair will see a variety of comic creators from around the world coming together for readings, interviews, panels, gallery shows, and more.

Family Funday: Mother’s Day

The ROM | May 12, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Free with Museum admission

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Royal Ontario Museum this weekend to explore art, culture and nature with the family. The museum will be running themed events from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm that are free with Museum admission, including Card Creations, Meet the Aquarium Keeper, Animal Explorers, and a Zuul themed Photo Booth!