June 21, 2017 is the official First Day of Summer! To help kick off the start of warmer weather, here are some free events you can attend in the city. It will be easy on your wallet and will help you discover Toronto – a city that truly comes alive in the summer!
Na-Me-Res Traditional Pow Wow
June 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
A community festival celebrating Canada’s National Aboriginal Day complete with traditional dancing, drumming, kid’s area, crafts and booths.
June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The streets of Kensington Market are closed off to traffic the last Sundays of June – September. Performers, food vendors, musicians and artists take over the streets to make this bustling neighbourhood THE IT place to be!
The ROM Free Admission Day
July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
The Royal Ontario Museum
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the ROM will be opening its doors for free admission. Visit the permanent galleries and enjoy live music by local artists.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
July 14 – 16, 2017, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Nathan Phillips Square
Enjoy Canada’s largest and longest running contemporary outdoor art fair. The event showcases works by over 320 contemporary visual artists.
Beats, Breaks & Culture
August 18 – 20, 2017, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage
Check out the new up-and-coming Canadian artists as they perform hip hop and dance music on an outdoor stage.
Waterfront Night Market
August 11, 2017, 4:00 PM – Midnight
August 12, 2017, 2:00 PM – Midnight
August 13, 2017, 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Be transported to Asia’s famous night markets as you experience T&T Night Market’s food, entertainment and arts.
August 17-19, 2017, gates open at 6:00 PM, film starts at 8:45 PM
Experience Toronto’s largest outdoor movie theatre as you watch movies under the stars. Be sure to get there early to get a good spot on the beach.
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