Another beautiful week is underway in Toronto and thanks to the wonderful weather and endless things to do this week, we feel positive. This week is full of fun in Pride Month, food-focused celebrations, arts and culture festivals and open-air cocktails. Intrigued? Let us fulfill you.
Here are the 10 best things you can do in and around Toronto this week.
The favorite Canadian pop sensation is returning home to the Scotiabank Arena this week. This show is one of several moving stations that will be made in the city this year – Bieber recently performed in Toronto in March. Live music is finally back and is there a better way to celebrate than to sing from the heart with some JB hits?
where: Scotiabank Arena
When: June 7 and 8, 2022
Food trucks, live music, halfway rides, carnival games, mazes and obstacle courses, all in one place! Foodalicious is taking over Downsview Park starting this Friday for a food-oriented event like no other. Get ready to eat, drink, dance and play all day at this fun annual event.
When: June 10, 2022
where: Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Attention Potterheads, this is not an exercise! Long-awaited production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child it’s finally in Toronto. This version of the world’s most award-winning play includes a Canadian cast and will bring to life the magical world of Harry Potter on the Mirvish stage.
With “spectacular spells, a stunning race through time and an epic battle to stop the mysterious forces”, this show will have you on the edge of your place from start to finish!
where: 244 Victoria St.
When: Select dates
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Start Pride Month with a bang at this fierce and fantastic event. You will be delighted by the glamorous, dear and dance rhythms of the old school, and be sure to wear your best fierce but reckless party look for the occasion. Especially if you want to get into the mini-ball and get the perfect 10 from the judges.
Where: El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave.
When: 8 June 2022
A beautiful promenade appeared in Toronto. The free open-air pop-up, called The Colorway, is a series of rainbow arches made from 5,000 recycled pool noodles. If you take a photo of The Colorway, you will get access to all kinds of offers and free offers in the shop windows participating in this area, including free pizza, gym tickets, discounts on clothes and more.
Where: 1479 Yonge St
When: until June 24, 2022
This elaborate ode to indigenous fashion, crafts and textiles returns with four fashion shows on the runway with 25 designers, a market, academic panels and workshops. So, in addition to appreciating indigenous fashion, you can also learn about it and find a few desirable pieces for yourself.
When: 9-12. June 2022
where: Harbourfront Center
The waterfront in Toronto has announced its packed summer program and the beginning of things is the first and only Canadian floating festival of art and culture that lasts until September 5. “The performances will bring together songwriters, musicians and other artists from all walks of life to bring art and culture into the daily lives of Torontoans,” the description said. Don’t miss it!
where: 585 Queens Quay West & 1 Queens Quay West
When: Until 05.09.2022
Get ready for 3 days of live music with the Niagara Falls Music Live event on June 9, 10 and 11. Check out 20+ places with 50+ performances including Big Wreck, Texas King, The Mandevilles, and many others.
where: See all places
When: 9-11. June 2022
One of Toronto’s most high-profile gala in 2022 is being held this week, with the goal of raising more than $ 100,000 to research on infant congenital heart disease and care for patients at a hospital for sick children. It will feature some of the most prominent personalities from sports, media and entertainment, and will include live music, a celebrity fashion show, an open bar and a silent auction.
where: Toronto Event Center, 15 Saskatchewan Rd
When: June 10, 2022 at 9 p.m.
A new place to drink cocktails has opened in the heart of the city, but it is not your average bar. Eataly’s new standing bar is located on Bloor Street, so you can take a walk and order a drink. On the menu you will find both classic cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, and personalized variants with the menu ‘Create your own gin & tonic’ which contains 15 different giants, as well as wine, beer and Italian snacks.
Where: 55 Bloor St West
When: Every day, from 12 to 20 hours