A lot of things happened in Toronto this year, and we wouldn’t want you to forget about any of them. What better way to remember all of the fun that was had this year than to look back on photos? We’ve put together a list of the best photos that captured 2017 in the city. You’re welcome.
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Women’s March on Washington
Thousands of women gathered at Queen’s Park and marched to Nathan Phillips Square to stand up for women’s rights, and raise awareness to issues such a violence against women, racism, and more.
Toronto Islands Flooded
Remember when the Toronto Islands were closed because of flooding, which made everybody want to go to Toronto Islands that much more? Turns out, it actually looked pretty cool.
Field Trip 2017
This year’s Field Trip lineup was stacked with acts like Broken Social Scene, Phoenix, Feist, Portugal. The Man, A Tribe Called Red, and the list goes on. The festival was the perfect way to start of the summer.
Toronto Pride Parade
Every year, Toronto shuts down a portion of Church street for a huge block party,and a massive parade that gathers thousands, all to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride. This year was just as exceptional, with huge crowds and a ton of events to go along with it.
Giant Rubber Duck Comes to the Harbourfront
To celebrate Canada 150, Toronto brought the world’s largest rubber duck to our shores. Whie people were upset about the cost, it brought millions of dollars to the city, and attracted an awful lot of tourists to the area.
Toronto might not have had a perfect view of the solar eclipse that happened this August, but it definitely brought people together. Many donned their eclipse glasses and took to the streets of Toronto to catch a glimpse of the partial solar eclipse.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games
The now engaged couple sat in the audience of the Invictus Games which was hosted in Toronto, and people were pretty excited about it.
The Upside Down at Nuit Blanche
Netflix brought the Upside Down to Toronto at this year’s Nuit Blanche. People lined up for hours to put on hazmat suits and walk through the mystery land from Stranger Things. Christmas lights, Eggos, and bikes were among the many things to be found here.
Gord Downie Singalong at Nathan Phillips Square
The passing of Gord Downie affected many Canadians. To honour the legendary musician, Nathan Phillips Square was filled with fans singing along to their favourite Gord Downie songs.
Toronto Argonauts Grey Cup Win
The people of Toronto are dedicated fans of their sports teams, and nothing feels better than a big win. The Argos recently took home the Grey Cup, and needless to say, the city is pretty proud.
Stay tuned to Indie88.com over the coming weeks for our entire Best of 2017 series.
Up next: The Best New Bands of 2017 (Wednesday, December 6)
Feature image by marissabronfman via Instagram.