Raise your hand if you’re ready for the weekend! Keep your hands up cause we’re celebrating these next few days. The weather’s great, the world is somewhat reopening, and life is good. There’s a ton of stuff going on in the city over the next few days to keep you entertained, from shows to food events to amazing patios. So, get out there and take it all in!
Editors Note: Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, provincial and city guidelines are continually changing. Please double-check business closures and restrictions before proceeding.
Here are 10 things to do in Toronto this weekend.
C-O-N-T-A-C-T IMMERSIVE THEATRE
This weekend marks the opening of this highly-anticipated live theatre event. The one-of-a-kind show presents performance like you’ve never seen before. The C-O-N-T-A-C-T Show is a groundbreaking and interactive experience. All you need to do is download the app and show up at your designated showtime. Then you’ll be immersed in an insane soundscape and live demonstration through the streets of the city.
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square and College Park, Toronto
When: Shows begin Friday, June 25th
Get out there and get active, Toronto! ActiveTO returns once again this weekend with road closures all over the city. The extra room is perfect for you cyclists and pedestrians hoping to explore while maintaining social distance.You know the drill on this one by now, right?
Where: Find a map of road closures here
When: All wekend long
THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA
Feeling like perusing a selection of cheap goodies this weekend? The Leslieville Flea Market is where it’s at. With a zero dollar admission fee, you can look through tons of handmade goods, artisanal products, and more. Who doesn’t love that??
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St
When: Saturday, June 26th
OPEN TUNING MUSIC FESTIVAL
This donation-based event is basically a virtual open night. For a second year in a row, Open Tuning Music Festival has gone digital. Log on for whatever price tag you choose to either take part in or witness loads of local acts. We can’t wait to see the performance you put on! Plus, it’s all happening from the comfort of your very own home.
Where: Check it out online
When: Saturday, June 5th
EATS NIGHT MARKET
Toronto foodies, listen up. The Eats Night Market is underway, with awesome street food options we know you’ll love. It’s free to attend (you only pay for the cost of whatever food you order) and full of flavour. With tons of delicious local vendors and late opening hours, this awesome spot is a must-hit this summer. Plus, it’s all set up to be enjoyed while maintaining a safe social distance! Which is a win-win in our books.
Where: Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Dr
When: Running all weekend
Throw it back to the 70s at this awesome Toronto pop-up. All the best retro vibes are headed to The Bentway this summer thanks to Retro Rolla. The roller skating rental event will have you gliding through one of Toronto’s best not-so-hidden gems. Enjoy great vibes under the Gardiner all weekend long.
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd
When: Running all weekend
LAVAZZA DRIVE-IN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Lavazza Film Festival is back this weekend at Ontario Place! Stop by to catch a lineup of great screenings from all over the world. The curated cinema event is all about showcasing great international movies for Canadians this summer. For the 10th year in a row, their focus is on the best lineup of Italian flicks in store. Plus, they’ve also got a few selections from everywhere else lined up. It’s all drive-in so you can enjoy from a safe social distance.
Where: Ontario Place Drive-In, 955 Lakeshore Blvd W
When: Kicks off this Sunday, June 27th
DRIVE ‘N QUEENS SUMMER SERIES
Another fabulous drive-in event this weekend is the Drive ‘N Queens Summer Series happening this weekend. Head on over to CityView on Polson St and catch live entertainment from Toronto’s best drag queens. The evening is sure to be full of fun.
Where: CityView Drive-In, 20 Polson St
When: Friday, June 25th
TORONTO BEACH CLUB
This brand new beachside restaurant just officially opened and Toronto is jazzed about it. The Toronto Beach Club is making a name for themselves on the shores of Woodbine Beach. They’ve got a great Mediterranean-inspired menu full of dishes you don’t want to miss. So, pencil this spot in to your weekend lineup.
Where: 1681 Lake Shore Blvd E
When: Any day this weekend
Or hit up one of the city’s largest go-to outdoor dining spaces. The brainchild of Toronto restos The Fifth and The Ballroom, this former-parking-lot-turned-Toronto-attraction has been pulling in the masses since it first debuted last year. Now RendezViews is back and better than ever with a gorgeous immersive art experience happening right on the patio. Stop by for great eats, drinks, and vibes.
Where: 229 Richmond St W
When: Any day this weekend
Have a great weekend, Toronto!
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