The long weekend may be over, but the fun is just getting started. It’s peak festival season in our city, and that means countless things to do in Toronto this week.

From art shows to concerts to all-you-can-sip wine, the fun doesn’t stop.

We’re coming in hot with the very best things to do in Toronto this week. Enjoy!

Wine Fest Toronto

Sip your way around the world at this annual wine-centric event starting on Friday.

The 3-day festival will showcase wines from all over the globe and celebrate the city’s thriving wine scene.

This event is “all you can taste,” so you’ll be sipping on all the reds and whites you can handle while munching on delicious eats.

When: July 7th to 9th, 2023
Where: RendezViews, 229 Richmond Street West

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Come one, come all to this vibrant outdoor art fair in the heart of downtown on Friday.

This event is “buzzing with art for all” and will feature art showcases, installations, guided tours, kids programs, live painting, dancing, and a Beer Garden.

When: July 7th to 9th, 2023
Where: Nathan Phillips Square


Beverly Hills, that’s where we want to be! The iconic band we know and love, Weezer, is hitting Budweiser Stage this week.

Don’t miss this opportunity to rock out to your favourite hits from back in the day.

When: July 4th, 2023
Where: Budweiser Stage

Taste of Lawrence

One of Toronto’s most beloved summer festivals is back starting this Friday.

Taste of Lawrence is bringing the heat with over 100 street vendors, music, culture, and more. Here’s what to know about this highly anticipated fest.

We’re talking delicious cuisine, live entertainment, midway rides, kid workshops, and a whole lot more.

When: July 7th to 9th, 2023
Where: Lawrence Avenue East between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road

Afrofest 2023

Get into it, Toronto! The largest African music festival in North America is back.

This 3-day festival will celebrate its 35th year running this July, and it will showcase a wide range of genres rooted in African and Black culture.

The best part? Admission is free!

When: July 7th to 9th, 2023
Where: Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen Street East

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Toronto Outdoor Picture Show

Toronto’s beloved summer tradition of free movies in the park is officially back!

There are so many films to see this July and they will be played at Corktown Common and Christie Pits Park.

Corktown Common films play every Thursday evening and on Sundays at Christie Pits.

Eats and treats will be offered as of 7 PM and the show starts at sundown at around 9 PM.

When: Until August 27th, 2023
Where: Corktown Common & Christie Pits Park


Toronto’s beloved restaurant festival is back this week.

This month, Summerlicious will offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at more than 200 restaurants, giving diners a chance to support local businesses for a good price.

Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced from $20 to $55. As for dinners, they are priced between $25 and $75.

When: July 7th to 23rd, 2023
Where: See all participating restaurants

Midsummer Celebration

Stop by stackt market for a family-friendly event “with multi-sensory experiences rooted in local flora, sustainability, and community.” Art and culture!

When: July 7th, 2023 from 5 PM to 9 PM and July 8th, 2023 from 10 AM to 7 PM
Where: 28 Bathurst Street

Summer Music in the Garden

Toronto’s iconic music garden is hosting free live concerts throughout the summer and all are welcome to stop by.

The series presents 18 free concerts in the Toronto Music Garden on most Thursdays and Sundays throughout the summer, featuring a wide variety of musical styles from emerging and established artists.

When: Until August 27th, 2023
Where: The Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay West

TD Union Summer

Toronto’s busiest transit hub is hosting a summer-long lineup of free events and experiences this year.

Stop by for food, drinks, music, and a variety of activities in the heart of the downtown core.

From blues to salsa, Motown to movies, Union Summer has a little bit of everything!

When: Until August 28th, 2023
Where: Union Station, 65 Front Street West