It’s finally July and we’re about to make the most out of this month! That means we’re exploring our lively city, hitting the streets and soaking up the sun. Thankfully Toronto is keeping us entertained with all the fun things to do in the city.

We’re filling up our week with all the things to do in Toronto like, festivals, sports games, outdoor movies and much more.

Now what are you doing indoors? Get your friends and plan your week. After all, it’s summer!

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Check out all the things to do in Toronto this week:

Free Flicks

Tuesdays in July are the time to enjoy a free movie by the water!

Harbourfront Centre will have a free flick (including classics like Grease and Mean Girls) to enjoy each Tuesday at 8:30 PM.

This weeks movie is Slumdog Millionaire.

When: July 2nd, 2024 at 8:30 PM
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W
Cost: Free

Orville Peck

Tickets are still available to see Orville Peck do what he does best.

When: July 3rd at 7:30 PM
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd W
Cost: $21+

Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros

Cheer on the boys in blue as the Toronto Blue Jays face off against the Houston Astros!

When: July 2-4, 2024
Where: Rogers Centre
Cost: $20+

I Heart Market Street

Market Street is hosting a free summer music series in June and July.

There will be plenty of concerts to choose from including Kaleb Hikele and Gareth Bush.

The full lineup can be found here.

When: July 2nd to 4th, 2024
Where: 8 Market Street

Janet Jackson

Catch Janet Jackson on July 3rd as she hits the stage at the Scotiabank Arena. You can still find some tickets starting at $45+ in the 300s.

When: July 3rd at 8:00 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $45+

Berczy Beats

How about a concert to go with your lunch?

Berczy Park is hosting a concert lunchtime music series on Wednesdays in July and August.

Eat your lunch next to the famous “dog fountain” and enjoy a show!

When: July 3rd from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Where: 35 Wellington St E

Summer Music in the Garden

Can you think of anything more peaceful than enjoying a concert in a beautiful garden along Toronto’s harbourfront?

Summer Music in the Garden is back for 2024 with live performances occurring most Thursdays and Sundays all summer.

When: July 4th, 2024 at 7 PM
Where: 235 Queens Quay W

Beaches Jazz Festival 2024

The festival is made up of five events taking place between July 5th and 28th including Salsa in the Beach, StreetFest, OLG Weekend Series, TD Weekend Series, and Sounds of Leslieville and Riverside.

The 2024 Beaches Jazz Festival lineup includes performances from over 1,000 musicians from local and international scenes.

When: July 5th – 28th, 2024
Where: Toronto’s east end
Cost: Free

Taste of Lawrence

This three-day street festival along Lawrence will feature international food, music and culture.

  • Over 150 street vendors
    Exceptional International food options
  • Main stage featuring the nation’s best tribute bands and local talent
  • Main stage beer garden

These are just a few of the festivities happening, so be sure to head over between the 5th and 7th.

When: July 5th – 7th, 2024
Where: Lawrence Ave between Birchmont and Warden
Cost: Free

Taste of the Middle East Toronto

According to Taste of The Middle East’s website, the mission for the festival is “To increase access for the Canadian Arab communities to opportunities where they can participate and feel a sense of belonging and to present, showcase and celebrate Arabic Music, Art and Culture in Canada.”

When: July 5th – 7th, 2024
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W
Cost: Free

Thursday Night Strikes

Stop by The Ballroom Yorkville on Thursday nights for an evening of disco fever. We’re talking neon lights, disco balls and groovy eats.

Starting at 8:30 PM, guests can enjoy an exclusive Thursday menu while you enjoy a few rounds of bowling.

When: Thursdays starting at 8:30 PM
Where: The Ballroom Yorkville
Cost: Varies